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Reclassification of bump stocks

Reclassification of bump stocks

Brendan McCabe, Opinion Editor

October 8, 2017

On Oct. 1 at 10:05 p.m., a deranged gunman began firing on a large group of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. In the span of 10 minutes, he killed 58 people and injured over 500 more before taking his own life. After horrifying events like these, people always begin to ask themselves what...

Halting the monotony of the unusual

Brendan McCabe, Opinion Editor

September 4, 2017

Day-to-day, I do not remember much about school. I can recall a few formulas, facts and due dates, but there is nothing to really differentiate one period to the next. This monotony is what really wears on me, not the quizzes or homework. Even after a short week and a half of classes, I can feel the dul...

Saving money after freshman year

Brendan McCabe, Opinion Editor

August 29, 2017

So you’re finally out of the dorms, ready to take the first real step into adulthood. Your new apartment lease is signed, you’ve bought your own groceries and you’re finally fitting into your big boy pants. But what’s this? All of a sudden your lease doesn’t include utilities, you spent $37 on as...

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, 2017

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...

Czerwiec’s 911 call justified

Czerwiec’s 911 call justified

Brendan McCabe, Copy Editor

April 1, 2016

ROTC should have flyers out letting everyone know about their upcoming exercises. Photo courtesy of usnews.com  A letter to the Grand Forks Herald by UND associate professor Heidi Czerwiec has gained a lot of notoriety lately. In the letter, Czerwiec explains that she hid under her desk and called 911...

Frozen pizza face-off

Frozen pizza face-off

Brendan McCabe, Copy Editor

March 8, 2016

Frozen Pizzas are a staple in many college students' diets. The Dakota Student's Brendan McCabe chows down in a best-of-the-worst frozen pizza throw down. Photo courtesy of  goodhousekeeping.com As a poor college kid with a penchant fort late night snacks, I have eaten a lot of pizza in my day. W...

Erbert’s and Gerbert’s review: solid sandwich

Erbert’s and Gerbert’s review: solid sandwich

Brendan McCabe, Copy Editor

February 3, 2016

Erbert and Gerbert's is located at 3000 32nd Ave. S., Grand Forks, and makes a decent sandwich with a goofy name. Photo courtesy of Erbert and Gerbert's Google+ page.  3 out of 5 stars Erbert and Gerbert’s has always been one of those things I have heard was great but never experienced, much lik...

A review of 1000 Degrees Neopolitan Pizza

A review of 1000 Degrees Neopolitan Pizza

Brendan McCabe, Copy editor

January 22, 2016

I originally tried to construct a margherita pizza, but the amount of toppings were too good to pass up. Photo by Brendan McCabe/ The Dakota Student Student’s lives are a roller coaster of time management. There are days with little to no homework followed by all-nighters of studying and Rebull IV d...

New music app available to UND students

New music app available to UND students

Brendan McCabe, Features Editor

September 30, 2015

Trebel music's logo when you click on their app. Image courtesy of M&M Media. Music is often a very important part of a student’s life. From getting ready for a workout to winding down after a long day, music sets the mood of our everyday lives. All too often, the music services of today can com...

Sophomore track star prepares for second season

Sophomore track star prepares for second season

Brendan McCabe, Features Editor

September 25, 2015

Molli Detloff prepares to throw the hammer. Photo courtesy of undsports.com Molli Detloff is a sophomore making waves on the UND Track and Field team. In her first year playing for UND, Detloff managed to take third place in the hammer throw and fourth place in discus during this year’s Big Sky C...

Marco’s Pizza: About as average as they come

Brendan McCabe, Features Editor

September 17, 2015

3 out of 5 stars Have you ever been in such a bind for pizza that you would pay all of the money in your wallet for a single slice? Me neither. But a very similar situation went down this past Wednesday at the Marco’s Pizza in the UND Old Main Marketplace, minus the being in a bind part. Marco’s is ...

Catfish season is well under way on the Red River

Brendan McCabe, Features Editor

September 14, 2015

The Red River of the North is often thought of as one of the premier catfishing locations in the Midwest, and for good reason. An abundant food supply allows for high numbers of eating size 2 to 6 pound catfish, but also regularly produces trophy size 20 plus pound fish. Although the dog days of summer...

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