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Change in seasons, change in mental health

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

December 1, 2019

As winter settles in quickly in Grand Forks, with leaves hitting the ground and snow covering them, Seasonal Affective Disorder is coming in full swing as well. Seasonal Affective Disorder, better known as seasonal depression, is a form of depression that comes and goes with the seasons. This disorder...

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

December 1, 2019

The University of North Dakota held community forums for the six candidates for the UND presidency, now only three candidates remain. The three finalists for the position are Dr. Andrew Armacost, Dr. Laurie Nichols and Dr. David Rosowsky. With a wide array of states being represented in the president se...

Frozen 2 Ratings

Frozen 2 Ratings

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

November 26, 2019

On Nov. 22, Americans of all age ranges packed the theatres to embark on the newly released movie, ‘Frozen II.’ It was so popular that the second day it was out, tickets at River Cinema in Grand Forks were sold out for the 12 o’clock show! So, was it really that good? After breaking it down...

The Coffee House Community: Open Mic Night

Maddie Deshler, Arts & Community Writer

November 26, 2019

As I enter the packed building of Archives Coffee House and notice that everyone is crowded around the fireplace at the back corner of the shop, diagonal to the front doors. I make my way towards that direction of the coffee shop and notice that all of their attention is on a student holding a micro...

Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

November 26, 2019

“There was a barber and his wife, and she was beautiful. She was his reason and his life. There was another man who saw that she was beautiful, a pious vulture of the law, who with a gesture of his claw removed the barber from his plate. Then there was nothing but to wait and she would fall, so sof...

New Hampshire vs North Dakota

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

November 26, 2019

As someone who classifies themselves as a fake midwesterner, I stay true to my home state of New Hampshire. I moved to North Dakota in the Fall of 2018 and until then I considered myself a trooper when it came to the winter. However, I was in for a shock when I realized the winter in North Dakota is o...

Hawks End Season with Big Win

Hawks End Season with Big Win

James DeArman, Sports Writer

November 26, 2019

With a playoff berth on the line,  UND hosted the Southern Utah Thunderbirds in a game where they not only had to win, but a win in a fashion that would attract the attention of the FCS playoff committee. With the season on the line the Hawks showed up by putting the game out of reach with an outst...

UND Continues Win Streak at Home

UND Continues Win Streak at Home

Patrick Mulvahill, Sports Writer

November 26, 2019

Friday:   UND came into the weekend at #5 in the nation according to the official NCAA rankings. Without a loss at home yet this season at home, the weekend looked promising for the Fighting Hawks.   Friday’s game was very close in both shots on net and goals for the first two periods as bo...

Bullying Never Goes Away

Bullying Never Goes Away

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2019

The word ‘bullying’ is a word that a vast majority of people are familiar with and would be able to give you a quick, loose definition. Bullying is something that several people and especially youth have been educated on, due to the consequences of the behavior. Bullying is a topic that is never irrele...

Why do we laugh at others misfortunes

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 26, 2019

Do you ever catch yourself mindlessly scrolling through Facebook or the latest craze, Tik Tok watching endless hours of videos? I know I do. Usually as I wind down for the night, I spend time watching videos such as Tipsy Bartender or Ellen mindlessly. However, recently I have found myself laughing at...

Maleficent backstory

Maleficent backstory

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

November 20, 2019

“Before the sun sets on her sixteenth birthday, she will prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel, and fall into a sleep like death! A sleep from which she will never awaken!” Is this quote familiar to you? Do you remember which movie is it from? You will be right if you think that t...

The North Dakota Museum of Art: A Hidden Gem

The North Dakota Museum of Art: A Hidden Gem

Maddie Deshler, Arts & Community Writer

November 20, 2019

Upon entering the North Dakota Museum of Art, I am immediately embraced in bright light as I take in the very white walls of the museum. I climb up a few stairs and notice the familiar setup of the museum: the gift shop to my right, another set of stairs to my left, and a circular information desk dir...

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