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Letters to the Editor

Nathan Amundson
March 10, 2017
Filed under LTE, Opinion

After reading the slanderous piece on David Owen written by the Dakota Student’s news editor, I was utterly shocked. As a former coworker of Dave’s, I was amazed at the lengths gone to by this man to utterly trash, in classic passive aggressive style, a man who has always stood out to me as focused,...

Letters to the Editor

Cameron Wisti
March 10, 2017
Filed under LTE, Opinion

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter” -Martin Luther King Jr.” This was me at the end of my Freshman year of college and throughout my Sophomore year because of the unexpected passing of my father (March-2015) when I was only 18 years old until I met Dave....

Old Tradition, New Trophy

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

About a month ago, it was announced the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks will be leaving the Big Sky Conference and join the North Dakota State Bison in the Missouri Valley Football Conference and Summit League. With the excitement of the move and the reigniting of an old flame with the Bison...

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

Ben Reznicek, born and raised in Sioux Falls, S.D., had to make tough decisions throughout his early baseball career. Facing ups and downs he managed to get where he is today. Reznicek went to O’Gorman High School, in southwest Sioux Falls. An athletics staff member at Reznicek’s high school belie...

Undergraduate showcase

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

All students should mark their calendars for April 7, as it’ll be the last day the office of Essential Studies will be accepting applications for students to participate in the undergraduate showcasing on Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4. Dr. Ryan Zerr, the university’s director of Essential Studi...

The Creative Impulse

The Creative Impulse

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

UND Art Collections began an exhibition this past Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Empire Arts Center. The exhibition is titled, “The Creative Impulse: Artists from North Dakota and the Broader Region.” It will run from Feb. 28 to April 12, 2017. The show features historical and contemporary works by artist...

Warmhouse rapping feat. Zen People

Warmhouse rapping feat. Zen People

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes, Showcase

Koselig, Grand Forks’ winter event planning group, hosted a rather interesting event last Saturday evening. Three local hip-hop artists, Zen People, featuring DJ New Reign, performed at the University Park warming house as a ‘kick off’ to their Midwest “Aight, Tight Tour,” which began Feb. 21, ...

The First Address

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

President Trump proved himself to be the champion America needs on Tuesday night, as he delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress. Glum Democrats sat on their hands while Republicans praised Trump for keeping his campaign promises — promises that won him the presidency. After five weeks of ...

Death by baseball

Matt Eidson, News Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Matt Eidson, Opinion

Carl Mays stood on the pitcher’s mound at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan, N.Y., working his way through the fifth inning of a soon-to-be infamous baseball game on Aug. 16, 1920. At the plate was Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman, a batter known to crowd the plate: a habit that would prove cos...

President Trump’s media ban

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
March 3, 2017
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

President Donald Trump recently held a restricted press briefing which excluded CNN, the New York Times, L.A. Times, Buzzfeed and Politico. News outlets treat this as an act of war against the first amendment, claiming that this marks the first time in American history that a president has impeded o...

After the garbage settles

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

The protesters have finally abandoned the “Sacred Stone Camp,” and the state has been moving down on the camp to clean up the tattered remains of thousands of protesters over the past six months. It’s time to have a post-mortem discussion of what has and will happen, both with the pipeline and the...

Budget cut blues felt campus wide

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

President Kennedy and the Executive Council have made more progress on finalizing budget plans since the time Governor Burgum proposed further cuts to higher education across the state of North Dakota. Back in January, Governor Burgum recommended $31 million be cut in regards to higher education during...

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