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Spring 2021 Play – Songs for a New World

Elise Unterseher, Arts and Community Editor April 20, 2021

This Spring, the University of North Dakota’s Theatre department is performing Jason Robert Brown’s Off-Broadway play called Songs for a New World. This abstract production lies between a musical...

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Softball sweeps East Carolina, Loses to No. 18 Georgia and No. 4 Florida

Alex Mailes, Sports Writer April 19, 2021

ATHENS, GA. -- The Fighting Hawks softball team went 2-2 this past week with a sweep of East Carolina, while dropping two games to No. 18 Georgia in the UGA classic.   Game 1  The Hawks first...

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North Dakota Revisits Bill Concerning Transgender Athletes

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer April 19, 2021

This week, the Republican-led North Dakota Legislature passed a bill to Governor Doug Burgum. The bill prevents transgender females from participating in women’s sports categories in both elementary...

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Biden moves forward with gun control

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer April 19, 2021

With mass shootings on the rise, Biden is taking quick action a future with stricter gun control. According to whitehouse.gov, “The President is committed to taking action to reduce all forms of...

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Our Experience with The Covid Vaccines

Demetria Slyt and Claire Weltz April 19, 2021

Over the course of this past year there has been a lot of progress with the development of the Covid vaccine. As of March 2021, the vaccines are available to the public after months of waiting,...

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Denver Sweeps North Dakota tennis

Alex Mailes, Sports Writer April 19, 2021

Both the men’s and women’s tennis teams continued Summit League play against the Denver Pioneers at home this past weekend. The Pioneers prevailed in both matches, defeating the women 6-1 and the...

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Vaccination Trepidation

Iris Mlnarik, Opinion Editor April 19, 2021

In a world overrun with panic and uncertainty, many are looking to the recent COVID-19 vaccines as a solution to return normalcy to the world and restart traveling and gathering as a large group. With...

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Final UND Football Game Cancelled

James DeArman, Sports Writer April 19, 2021

After having their previous three games cancelled, the number six ranked North Dakota Football team looked forward to finally getting back to action this Saturday. Unfortunately, they are going to have...

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UND Individuals Oppose SB 2030 Amendments

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer April 12, 2021

On April 6th, the Council of College Faculties President, Kenneth Hellevang, and the Faculty Representative to the ND State Board of Higher Education, Liz Legerski, launched a petition in opposition...

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France’s Amendment Against the Hijab

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer April 12, 2021

The French Senate has voted to approve an amendment that will ban the wearing of hijabs in public places by Muslim women under the age of 18. A second amendment proposes to cease the participation of Muslim...

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Anyone Can Cook

Elise Unterseher, Art and Community Writer April 5, 2021

Any college student who has the responsibility of cooking for themselves knows the internal debate over having another bowl of buttered noodles, a frozen pizza, or simply ordering take-out. Half the...

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Softball Splits Series with Omaha

Alex Mailes, Sports Writer April 5, 2021

The UND softball team kicked off Summit League play this past week with conference rivals Omaha. The Hawks split the series, losing the first two games on Saturday but sweeping both bouts on Sunday.   Omaha...

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