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Trump, Twitter and the might of media

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

It is usually said “the pen is mightier than the sword,” and world history has shown the importance of a free media network. However, President Donald Trump seems to think otherwise, as his latest accusations have implied. President Trump, in the last few weeks, has taken to Twitter to share his...

Holding your tongue on Facebook

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor
February 10, 2017
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion

Many people my age say Facebook is outdated or it’s for “old people,” but I use Facebook as a tool for many things every day. I’m able to look at what my family and old friends are up to, I share my articles for everyone back home to read and I share things that I think are funny, like memes...

Diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

The Gorecki Alumni Center was at full capacity Monday night, as Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington helped close off the third day of Interfaith week; the Eye of the Hawk Lecture. With Washington as the events speaker, the audience was in the hands of a trusting leader to guide them through a discussion of diversity...

Trump announces nomination for America’s next Supreme Court Justice

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

An important moment in history occurred Tuesday night, Jan. 31, when President Trump revealed his nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Neil Gorsuch will be taking the vacant seat held by Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away last February. The vacant seat has been a controversial...

Big points on the line for Hawks

Big points on the line for Hawks

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

For the third and fourth time this season, the Hawks will be looking to tame the Huskies in a pivotal NCHC battle. The last time these two met back in mid-November, both weren’t playing at the top level the program’s fans are used to. The Hawks were looking to stop a six game winless streak while...

Hawks look to force Bears to Hibernate

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Sports

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball team heads to Greeley, Colo. for a huge matchup with the University of Northern Colorado Bears on Sat. Feb. 4 in a matchup between the Big Sky Conference’s top two teams. The Fighting Hawks (14-7) come off an 88-69 victory over the Northern Arizona University...

Interfaith Week, Bahá’í Conversation

Interfaith Week,  Bahá’í Conversation

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Jan. 31, a group of diverse members of the Grand Forks community arrived at the Red River Room in the Memorial Union for Bahá'í Conversation: Learning About the Bahá'í Faith. Some were Bahá'í, who had come to engage with those interested in learning about their monotheistic religion. Most...

Peace, love and meditation

Peace, love and meditation

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Features, Shelby Johnson, Showcase

“If you are unwilling to give peace and kindness then you may leave,” said Lora Sloan, a clinical psychologist and one of the instructors of buddhist meditation and other meditation classes in the Lotus Meditation Center. Sloan said they accept all religions and no one necessarily has to be Buddhist,...

Our best friends come to screen again

Our best friends come to screen again

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

Throughout the years, there have been many movies made about the relationship between humans and animals. Pets, specifically, have a special place in our hearts and are a popular focus in a lot of successful films. “Marley & Me,” “My Dog Skip” and “Homeward Bound” all come to mind. In...

President Trump is not backing down

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

Since Trump’s inauguration, the President has signed multiple executive orders, with little to no legal review, that have greatly impacted international relations. Most recently, Trump banned immigration refugees to the United States from Muslim countries such as Syria, Iran, Iraq, etc. UND’s...

Being at the mercy of legislators

Dave Owen, Opinion Writer
February 3, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

So in yet another issue of ridiculous laws, the legislature had the ability to overturn a law which by all accounts is a violation of the separation of church and state as established by the First Amendment, the so called “Blue Laws.” For those unaware, a blue law is a law regulating the ability...

Open Orbiter

Open Orbiter

Connor Johson, Staff Writer
January 27, 2017
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota is scheduled to launch its first independent spacecraft this year. The University of North Dakota’s Open Orbiter Small Satellite Development Initiative has prepared a satellite to be launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance...

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