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Exercising for college credit

Exercising for college credit

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

May 5, 2017


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Planning your class schedule can be a bit stressful. Things never seem to work out the way you want. The classes you need to take overlap, all your classes end up on one day or you have big gaps in your schedule. The best way to fill those awkward gaps and not get overwhelmed with classes that I have...

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017


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It may seem as though the U.S. Supreme Court is a board of mighty beings who don’t really have an effect on citizens individually, but whose decisions influence the whole country. The job of this group is to be the final arbiter of laws passed by Congress, but with just nine justices, some question...

The rebel sound of Revelsound

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


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What better way to have fun and share your passion than to start a band with your best friends? Back in high school, that’s exactly what these guys did, and their love of music and their name has only gotten bigger as the years have gone by. Hunter and Dylan Meyer are brothers from Underwood, Minn who,...

Holding your tongue on Facebook

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

February 10, 2017


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Many people my age say Facebook is outdated or it’s for “old people,” but I use Facebook as a tool for many things every day. I’m able to look at what my family and old friends are up to, I share my articles for everyone back home to read and I share things that I think are funny, like memes...

“Patriot’s Day” dazzles

“Patriot’s Day” dazzles

Emily Gibbens

February 7, 2017


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Last Friday was free movie night for UND students. All of the movies I wanted to see were exempt from the free movie ticket, so I opted to watch “Patriots Day” even though I didn’t really know what it was about. After over two hours, a bucket of popcorn and a lot of tears, I was certain it was...

Protestors

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

February 7, 2017


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Imagine traveling all the way to Washington, D.C. to witness history, only to be blocked out of the entrance by angry people yelling at you. Or trying to listen to a speech made by the new president, but all you can hear are screeching whistles being blown as a distraction. What if you were a limousine d...

Calling all Disney movie lovers

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

January 27, 2017


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If you’re a college student who still watches children’s movies (like me), you were a fan of the recent Disney princess movies Tangled or Frozen, or you like feel-good movies that make you smile and laugh, the movie Moana would be right up your alley. The movie was directed by Ron Clements and...

Witnessing history in D.C.

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

January 24, 2017


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On Friday, Jan. 20, I had the opportunity to witness a historical event in person that millions of people across the world tuned in to. I watched the inauguration of our 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump. The experience was eye-opening. In order to secure a good spot, we arrived at Capi...

Hostility toward the president-elect

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

January 13, 2017


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Just a week away from the presidential inauguration and many Americans are still showing hostility and refusing to accept the fate America has in store. Everyone has a right to their own opinion, but is it right for performers to refuse playing at the inauguration or designers decline the request to...

Brace yourselves, finals are coming

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016


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With Halloween, Thanksgiving and Black Friday behind us, there is one thing coming up that everyone is looking forward to, and that is Christmas. But students shouldn’t get ahead of themselves dreaming about Christmas break quite yet. First, they must take on finals week. Even with the joys of Christmas...

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” impresses

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer

November 22, 2016


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“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” is an exciting, fantasy spin-off of the Harry Potter series. The movie came out on Nov. 18, 2016, and is based upon the script written by J.K. Rowling who took inspiration from a textbook mentioned within in the Harry Potter books and films. The British...

“Trolls” hits your heart strings

“Trolls” hits your heart strings

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer

November 18, 2016


Filed under Emily Gibbens, Features

"Trolls" is a heartwarming animated movie with an amusing plot and an even better soundtrack. "Trolls" was released on Nov. 4, 2016 and directed by Mike Mitchell and Walt Dohrn. It is based on the famous Troll dolls that were popular in the 1960s and the 1990s. The movie has many big name actors...

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