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Ax the Pink Tax

Ax the Pink Tax

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019


Filed under Allyson Bento, Dakota Student, ND, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, UND

Imagine this: You walk into a store, see two seemingly identical objects with the exception that one is blue, and one is pink. You look further and discover that the pink one actually costs 7% more than the blue object. Welcome to Pink Tax. Pink tax is an extra charge placed on products and services that...

A Different Kind of Race

A Different Kind of Race

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Trevor Alveshere, UND, UND Aviation

The University of North Dakota held its first Collegiate Drone Racing Championship in the High Performance Center this weekend.   Students from across the nation came to campus to compete for the champion title.   This event was put on by the Research Institute for Autonomous Systems. RIAS is ded...

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Caitlin Collins, Dakota Student, ND, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life

Powerful drums and even more powerful energy filled the Hyslop on Saturday with the arrival of the 49th Annual Wacipi Powwow. Attendants and participants alike were treated with a day full of music, dances, art vendors and food.   Dr. Linda Neuerburg is the assistant director of Student Diversi...

Re-establishing Former UND Program

Re-establishing Former UND Program

Madison Feltman, News Editor

March 26, 2019


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, News, ROTC, Showcase, Student Life, UND

On Tuesday, March 12 the University of North Dakota alongside Sen. John Hoeven, R-N-D. announced the reestablishment of the U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Flight Training Program. The announcement also marked the beginning of a new partnership between UND and U.S. Army Cadet Command. Un...

If chivalry is dead… it is because we killed it

If chivalry is dead… it is because we killed it

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2019


Filed under Allyson Bento, Dakota Student, Opinion, Showcase

If you think of the typical protagonist in your favourite Rom Com (Romantic Comedy for those of you who still live under a rock), then you have met the perpetually single girl who insists she is single because she wants to be and that independence rocks… Yeah that is me. Except it’s not always...

The Problem with Happiness

The Problem with Happiness

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Dakota Student, Opinion, Se Kwon, Showcase

Happiness comes in many different forms. For me, happiness is food, specifically Chipotle. In all seriousness, happiness to me is life, with the people I love and care for, that is all I really need.   So many people, especially us college students, tend to lose track of what makes them happ...

Don’t be afraid to speak up

Don’t be afraid to speak up

Maddie TwoCrow, Opinion Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Dakota Student, Maddie TwoCrow, Opinion, Showcase, UND

When universities were first founded, they were created as a space for open, uninhibited debate. They weren’t created so students could sit and be talked at for four years. They were founded so students could learn from experts, then debate with each other to grow their understanding. But when I go to...

The ball keeps rolling

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Fighting Hawks, Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team is off to an incredible start in the 2018-19 college basketball season. The Fighting Hawks got their season started the right way with a 104-48 blowout victory over Northland College on November 6. Sharpshooting redshirt freshman Aanen Moody led...

Higher Education Board Changes

Higher Education Board Changes

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, ND, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Last November, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order that led to the creation of a task force comprised of himself and 14 members which he appointed. The task force was formed to evaluate the governance structure for North Dakota’s higher education system to determine if opportun...

A new partnership takes off

A new partnership takes off

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Grand forks, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, UND, UND Aviation

As the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences celebrates 50 years of excellence, they also celebrate a new partnership with Sun Country Airlines. The partnership marks the beginning of a new program offered to commercial aviation students, known as the Sun Country Bridge Program. The program ent...

Women’s Soccer wraps up first season in Summit League

Women’s Soccer wraps up first season in Summit League

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Fighting Hawks, Luke Askew, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, UND Soccer, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota women’s soccer team ended their historic season in disappointing fashion with two straight Summit League losses. The Fighting Hawks got off to a record-setting start in 2018. They won five of their first seven games with an incredible plus-21 goal differential. All fi...

The Rolling Jones

The Rolling Jones

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Fighting Hawks, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND, UND Hockey, UND Sports

After beating former WCHA rivals University of Minnesota Golden Gophers in Las Vegas, North Dakota looked to carry the momentum back to the Ralph Engelstad Arena for a series against another former WCHA rival in the Wisconsin Badgers.   Friday While senior alternate captain, Rhett Gardner, stol...

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