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Born to Run or Born in the USA

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

When it comes to  Bruce Springsteen, most people love the wide variety he has laid out over the years. However, the question that divides most fans is “Born to Run” or “Born in the USA?” The two albums were monumental in both Springsteen’s career and Rock ‘n’ Roll history. Each one...

Presidents golfing rather than governing

Dave owen, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

President Donald Trump and his apparent propensity for golfing rather than spending time on the job has been in the news lately. Sadly, such activities for a president are not unprecedented or unexpected, but rather seem to show Trump adapting the Washington status quo rather than being accountable and...

Student Loan Forgiveness

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

Throughout his campaign President Donald Trump vaguely mentioned plans on reforming the student loan forgiveness program. Since he took office, there has yet to be any headway in this area but one can surmise that whatever plan Obama had in place will most likely be dismantled. Right now, there are...

Johnson Amendment

Johnson Amendment

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
February 18
Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

President Trump vows to “completely destroy” the Johnson Amendment President Trump announced at the annual National Prayer Meeting Feb. 2 that he aims to “totally destroy” the Johnson Amendment in an effort to protect free speech for the nation’s religious leaders. The Johnson Amendment, ...

Artistic expression

Artistic expression

Sheldon Halten, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

Creativity and imagination are two words that can be linked to a number of career fields. The arts is a field often overlooked that displays these characteristics in spades. University of North Dakota alumni, Matthew Wallace, the Deputy Director for the North Dakota Museum of Art, believes the arts...

UND robotics team

UND robotics team

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota is competing to send a robot to the planet Mars. UND is one of many schools around the United States participating in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) 8th Annual Robotic Mining Competition. This competition, according to the NASA overview,...

Upcoming budget cuts at UND

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

The impending budget cuts have put President Kennedy and the administration in a difficult situation when making decisions about UND’s future. This process began after Governor Doug Burgum presented legislators with a proposal that recommended additional cuts beyond those proposed by former Gov. Jack...

UND looks to stay on top

UND looks to stay on top

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball team seeks to continue their winning ways as they head to Moscow, Idaho to take on the University of Idaho Vandals on Saturday Feb. 11. The Hawks (15-7, 10-1) are coming off a huge 57-51 win over the University of Northern Colorado Bears and are now tied...

Kristofor Paulson “breaks through” to students

Kristofor Paulson  “breaks through” to students

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

Kristofor Paulson describes his life as a series of “happy accidents.” Moments that had him make decisions that didn’t coincide with his original plan of becoming a chemical engineer led him to a certainly unexpected, but fulfilling, career as a professor. It is here, in his Gamble Hall office...

Major of the Week

Major of the Week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

It’s a field where one must cater to the group and the hundred individuals in it. The music education major at UND has a close connection to the music performance major in both requirements and teaching style. James Popejoy, the Director of Bands at UND, explained that students are taught and...

Advantages of a STEM education

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

Statistics have shown that too many students spend tens of thousands of dollars to attend college and graduate with degrees in the humanities, fine arts or similar areas that they have difficulty finding jobs in. There are fewer and fewer students pursuing degrees in STEM (science, technology, engineering...

State of Education

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

With recent confirmation of Betsy DeVos leading President Trump’s Department of Education, it appears liberals, conservatives and libertarians need to have a discussion on the school choice issue. They need a discussion that isn’t steeped in rhetoric or wild accusations, but rather one looking at...

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