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Examining cultural differences

Examining cultural differences

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota participated in an online seminar Tuesday, January 31, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. The seminar, part of the school’s Interfaith Week, discussed the issues that Muslim staff and students face against racist and islamophobic acts of violence and discrimination,...

Let’s “wing” it

Let’s “wing” it

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

Things were getting hot in the dining centers this week. Since Mon. Jan. 30, roughly 55 students took part in the annual Wing Challenge where participants eat increasingly hot wings throughout the week to win a t-shirt. The contest rules are simple. Each day of the week, the contestants must eat...

Ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to firearm safety

Ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to firearm safety

Brendan McCabe, Copy Editor
February 3
Filed under Brendan McCabe, Opinion, Showcase

A few years ago in western Minnesota, I was duck hunting in a swamp with a younger cousin of mine who had almost no experience in the field. It had been a fairly slow morning, and it’s times like this that people become bored, tired and dangerous. We were standing side by side in waist deep water...

Truth and reconciliation

Hannah Balderas and Luis Calvo
February 3
Filed under Contributing Writer, Opinion

Remember your first Welcome Weekend? Students being dropped off at the residence halls, meeting their roommates, attending various events, and maybe even attending a college party for the first time. Students are balancing between nervous yet excited for what the year will bring. But, it is not always...

Trying to avoid an avalanche

Trying to avoid an avalanche

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
January 27
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

After being swept by Minnesota Duluth, the UND Fighting Hawks will be looking to bounce back against Colorado College this weekend. ”We’ve done well on the road and we need to remember how we want to play on the road,” head coach Brad Berry said. “It’s a very important weekend for us.” It...

Brunch beats a McMuffin

Brunch beats a McMuffin

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
January 27
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes

After a long, sleepless weekend followed by church on Sunday morning, everyone wants to eat a delicious meal with family and friends. Right? Last Sunday my friends and I were exhausted but in need of food, a brunch buffet seemed like the right place to go. In the busy entryway of Ruby Tuesday, off...

Love your body week kicks off

Love your body week kicks off

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
January 27
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

The Women’s Center kicked off its annual “Love Your Body Week” at the Memorial Union by raising awareness about body-image issues, providing resources to those who are affected by them and hosting activities and freebies in celebration of body positivity. On Monday, representatives from the...

Soojung Kim takes an active role with her students

Soojung Kim takes an active role with her students

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
January 27
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

Soojung Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Communications Department at UND. Specializing in strategic communication, Kim plays an active role in educating her students and encourages them to apply concepts and skills beyond the classroom as they prepare to begin their careers. Along with her work...

Women’s March emphasizing unity

Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion Writer
January 27
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

After multiple sexist comments Trump has made about women throughout his campaign, it’s only fitting that millions of women around the world chose his inauguration day to unite and march in support of equality and women’s rights. The Women’s March emphasized several Unity Principles, such as...

Calling all Disney movie lovers

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor
January 27
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion

If you’re a college student who still watches children’s movies (like me), you were a fan of the recent Disney princess movies Tangled or Frozen, or you like feel-good movies that make you smile and laugh, the movie Moana would be right up your alley. The movie was directed by Ron Clements and...

Getting involved

Getting involved

Matt Eidson, News Editor
January 20
Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

The distance from Crookston, Minn. to Indianapolis, Ind. is 879 miles. But for Sara Kaiser, a communication major attending the University of Indianapolis, it might as well have been one million. While Kaiser showed up to college with dreams of one day working in sports information, she was becoming...

Political catch up

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

Following the election of President-elect Donald Trump back in November, we have finally reached Inauguration week. Today’s inauguration marks the beginning of the Trump administration. The months following President-elect victory have seen the Trump team lay out his plans to follow through on his...

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