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The importance of reflection

The importance of reflection

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinions Writer

January 29, 2019


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Life can be a vicious cycle in which similar situations and issues arise repeatedly, seemingly out of control. However, this constant pattern could be the result of not learning from personal experiences. It’s crucial that we acknowledge a mistake, adapt and learn to prevent the same mistake from h...

Government Stalement

Government Stalement

Madison Feltman, News Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under #dakotastudent, Madison Feltman, News, Politics, Showcase

The country has found itself just short of chaos as a government shutdown has turned from a matter of days to now weeks and quite possibly months. The longest ever U.S. Government shutdown began at midnight on Dec 22. President Donald Trump and U.S. lawmakers have remained in the deadlocked stando...

Go Vote!

Madison Feltman, News Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, Student Life, Vote

Driving throughout Grand Forks you will stumble upon political signs scattered throughout front lawns, with names such as Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer displayed. There is a short week until election day and the race continues. Heitkamp and Cramer are fighting for an open spot in the North Dakota S...

Sweet, Sweet Victory

Sweet, Sweet Victory

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Fighting Hawks, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Hockey, UND Sports

Hard work and tenacity. The overarching theme of the weekend for the University of North Dakota Men's Hockey team when North Dakota faced off against the eighth ranked Minnesota State Mankato Mavericks.   Friday: North Dakota started Friday's game with an incredibly high energy level. North Dako...

Plans for building renovations

Plans for building renovations

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, News, Sasha Leibold, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, UND

The University of North Dakota was approved for state funding to renovate Babcock Hall, Gustafson Hall and Carnegie Hall. Babcock Hall is the University’s oldest academic building, it will become the home of the electrical engineering and the computer science department, Babcock Hall will also be the h...

Hawks Take Down the Grizzlies

Hawks Take Down the Grizzlies

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

October 16, 2018


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The UND Football team had a statement win on Saturday over the Montana Grizzlies. They won in impressive fashion with a final score of 41-14. While the offense performed at an extremely high level, the defense is really what set the tone early on for the Fighting Hawks. On the opening drive for...

Be-YOU-tiful

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Opinion, Quinn Robinson-Duff

Be silly. Be who you want to be. Be an individual. Life is too short not to laugh, so why not do it everyday? Put a smile on that beautiful face of yours. Scream at yourself. You’re one sexy smart sucker. Dance in every situation, smile to strangers, be all you can be and most important: live in the...

The unpredictable month of October

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

October 9, 2018


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October is the greatest month out of all the 12 months, and no, it is not because my birthday is in October. I love October the most because it is the best time of year to be a sports fan. October is the month that all the major sports are playing. It is such an exciting time. There is playoff baseball...

Take Back the Night

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

October 9, 2018


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This week UND, along with the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC), hosted Take Back the Night and the Clothesline Project to show support for and tell the stories of survivors and victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault and rape. The Clothesline Project was on campus from Monday through Friday...

Dirty Vandals

Madison Feltman, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Madison Feltman, News

It is not secret that if you walk throughout campus, you will stumble upon vandalism. In fact, the tunnels that snake underneath campus are filled with it. Vandalism creates a divide between parties, the one who is in favor of it and the one who is against it.                     ...

UND Men’s Basketball Schedule Released

UND Men’s Basketball Schedule Released

Luke Askew, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota Men’s Basketball team recently released the schedule for their inaugural season in the Summit League. The biggest changes that you’ll notice in their schedule from the previous years are in conference play. Instead of traveling along the west coast for games against team...

The Cost of Rebranding

The Cost of Rebranding

Sasha Leibold, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

In 2012 the University of North Dakota was forced to change their nickname from “The Fighting Sioux” to “The Fighting Hawks.” The University’s nickname was originally “The Flickertails” but was unofficially changed to “The Sioux” in 1930. The fighting Sioux was a name that was offen...

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