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Tom Cruise’s COVID Rant

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December 21, 2020

Back in February, filming for Mission Impossible 7 was forced to stop production due to Covid in Italy. However, they then picked production back up in September, being able to film in Norway, Italy, and...

The COVID-19 Vaccine

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November 30, 2020

With coronavirus cases in the US constantly rising, the race is on to find an effective vaccine to fight the virus. There is no authorized or recommended vaccine yet, as all of the vaccines in the making...

COVID-19 and Teaching

COVID-19 and Teaching
How has teaching changed because of COVID-19?
November 23, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted our community in more than one way.  The University of North Dakota has been taking steps to keep the students and staff safe during this time.  In doing so, teaching has changed...

Shop small now more than ever

Shop small now more than ever
November 23, 2020

Keeping the doors open is the biggest challenge facing small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yelp’s Economic Impact Report stated that 60 percent of the businesses that had closed by September...

Customizable Quarantine Options

Customizable Quarantine Options
November 16, 2020

UND students who have tested positive for COVID-19 or are considered close contacts are sent to Grand Forks hotels, graciously paid for by the school. These students are in isolation and once in their...

An Update on the Coronavirus

An Update on the Coronavirus
November 16, 2020

By now, we all know of the COVID-19 situation and how serious it is. The United States alone has had over 10 million cases and almost 250,000 deaths. Because of this, and how easy it is for the virus...

UND Sports Return to Action

UND Sports Return to Action
An Update on North Dakota Sports Amidst the Pandemic
November 13, 2020

As the Covid-19 epidemic tightens its grip on North Dakota the need for a distraction and a sense of hope is needed more than ever. Nothing gives us these feelings more than sports and in a time when...

Will families be scared into their homes this Halloween?

Will families be scared into their homes this Halloween?
October 26, 2020

As Halloween nears, parents are turning over the idea of allowing their children to go trick-or-treating. A recent Harris poll suggests that 80% of participants plan on honoring Halloween tradition and...

The Future of the Entertainment Industry

The Future of the Entertainment Industry
October 19, 2020

When COVID-19 first hit the US during the spring of this year, movie theaters across the country were forced to close to avoid spreading the disease, including the one I used to work at. As of right...

Blockbuster, Tom Cruise, and COVID-19

Blockbuster, Tom Cruise, and COVID-19
October 19, 2020

Remember Blockbuster? If you do, you’re one of few. In my hometown, up until a few months ago, we had a local version of Blockbuster - Video Magic. There is nothing greater than perusing the aisles and...

Universities Across the Nation are Tying Coronavirus Clusters to Fraternity Parties

Universities Across the Nation are Tying Coronavirus Clusters to Fraternity Parties
October 5, 2020

Climbing cases of COVID-19 among Greek life has threated to overrule universities’ carefully constructed plans for students to have a safe fall semester. Schools across the nation have traced Coronavirus...

Why 2020 is the Worst Year for Students’ Physical Health

Why 2020 is the Worst Year for Students’ Physical Health
September 28, 2020

Students often prioritize mental health and academic requirements over physical health. With the coronavirus still on the rise and changing campus situations, 2020 may be even more devastating for the...

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