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NCHC suspends Will Borgen

NCHC suspends Will Borgen

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

This weekend, the UND Fighting Hawks will be hosting the St. Cloud Huskies in the first round of the NCHC tournament, but the Huskies will be a man short. During the Huskies’ last regular season series, defenseman Will Borgen, argued a slashing penalty called against him which led him to shove th...

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

The vast space of the Chester Fritz Auditorium came alive Tuesday night with the sounds of our UND musicians. It was the first concert of the semester for the University Band and Wind Ensemble, and it was evident that they’ve been hard at work. The UND Concert Bands are conducted by Dr. James Popejoy,...

Get your BBQ on at Wild Hog

Get your BBQ on at Wild Hog

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes, Showcase

If you are looking for a BBQ pit in town, head to Wild Hog Smokehouse Bar and Grill. Wild Hog is one of my favorite Grand Forks restaurants. It is mouth wateringly delicious for a great price. My friends and I go there all the time. Wild Hog is Grand Forks’ first ever smokehouse bar and grill. It’s...

Owen; workplace experiences

Owen; workplace experiences

Matt Eidson, Writer
March 10
Filed under Matt Eidson, Opinion

Recently, I wrote an opinion piece expressing my distrust and lack of confidence in Dave Owen, a candidate for VP of Student Government and a staff writer for the Dakota Student. Mr. Owen disagreed with my article and published his retort on his Facebook page. As I do not wish to give Mr. Owen more...

Dave Owen for VP

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

As many of you may know, Student Government elections are approaching and the prospects are promising. Currently, one such candidate, David Stuart Owen is running for Student Body Vice President, alongside John Bjorklund for President. Together, they plan to rebuild, reinvest and reengage. On their...

Graduates showcase research posters

Graduates showcase research posters

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

The Memorial Union ballroom was quite busy Thursday, March 2, as over 200 posters filled the spacious venue. Students and faculty of the university came together to honor and celebrate Graduate Research Achievement Day (GRAD). GRAD is a day dedicated to celebrating graduates of all departments and the r...

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
March 3
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
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...

Student government candidates begin campaigns

Student government candidates begin campaigns

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
March 3
Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

In preparation for student elections on April 12, the Dakota Student is sitting down with candidates for Student Body President to talk about their backgrounds, motivations and platforms. Featured in this issue: John Bjorklund. Junior and political science major John Bjorklund has had a year of experience ...

President Trump’s media ban

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
March 3
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
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...

UND men’s hockey Senior send off

UND men’s hockey Senior send off

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
February 28
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

With the UND men’s hockey team playing their final regular season games at the Ralph Engelstad Arena last weekend, it was bittersweet as fans said goodbye to another senior class. This farewell was unique compared to recent sendoffs, as the 2016-2017 class consists of captain Gage Ausmus and goalie Matt H...

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