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Students come together to “do work” for BIG Event this spring

Students come together to “do work” for BIG Event this spring

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

Over 900 students from the University of North Dakota participated in a day of community service on Saturday, April 29. The day, known as the BIG Event, started at 9:30 a.m. at the Wellness Center and went on until 2 p.m. Volunteers received free T-shirts, food and the satisfaction of cleaning up the Gra...

Sports Q & A

Sports Q & A

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

Kaylin VanDomelen is amidst the best year of her University of North Dakota playing career. A softball pitcher and outfielder, VanDomelen leads the team in both batting average (.311) and pitching earned run average (1.86). Additionally, she has hit seven home runs while batting in 24 runs. VanDomelen...

Gramma Butterwicks

Gramma Butterwicks

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes

Gramma Butterwicks is one of Grand Forks’ original restaurants, independent and home-owned by Terry and Ruth Jensen. It is an old school diner with cheap prices and is located off South Washington Street across from Wendy’s. When you walk into Gramma Butterwicks, you will feel like you stepped into a ...

Be the Match

Be the Match

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

Last week, students had the opportunity to join the "Be the Match" registry and potentially provide a bone marrow transplant to one of the thousands of people in need. Hosted by the Medical Laboratory Science Club and the Undergraduate Medical Association, a Bone Marrow Swab Drive was held on Monday ...

Big media attacks N.D. politician

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As someone who reads multiple papers, it’s interesting to note when a particular individual or group is targeted by the news. Usually, it’s someone of great national importance, a figure who leans to the other side of the political spectrum of the paper and promoted a policy which will have subst...

Trump in office

Trump in office

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion, Showcase

Nearly six months ago, Donald Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States and he promised to the American people that he would “Make America Great Again.”  The first 100 days of his presidency proved that he fully intends to keep the promise that got him elected to office. “...

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

An event for a good cause was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom last Sunday evening, April 23. Students had the opportunity to attend and donate to the campus Relay for Life, an organization that looks to help fight and prevent cancer, during their Mr. Relay: Male Pageant Contest. The night began...

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Matt Eidson, Editor-In-Chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

Handling sexual assault on a college campus poses unique problems that are forcing institutions to expedite the process. In an attempt to ensure a victim doesn’t run into her or his attacker on the way to class, university administrations rely on the “preponderance of evidence,” as opposed to the...

Title IX woes

Title IX woes

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

Following the sports cuts at the University of North Dakota, an investigation is underway regarding the controversial federal code Title IX. In the wake of cutting the women’s hockey team and men’s/women’s swimming and diving team, the university will be answering questions of the United States...

Art across the ages

Art across the ages

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

On April 25, UND Art Collections debuted a new gallery at the Empire Arts Center. This exhibition contains works from many different artists throughout history. It is entitled, “Art Across The Ages: A Selection of Treasured Works.” The opening event for gallery went from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and...

Necessary Meditation

Necessary Meditation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

[Gong] Silence. No movement. No stress. No worries. Just Silence. My eyes are closed. I listen to the rain on the roof. A car passes by. [Gong] I hear the wind in the trees. Why are my shoulders shrugged? Relax them. [Gong] 30 minutes of silence have passed, and the students of UND’s...

Cutting champions

Cutting champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Opinion, Showcase

It’s almost been a month since UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announced that the women’s hockey team, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, would be cut at the university. After taking time to gather my thoughts on the situation, one thing still hasn’t sat well with...

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