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UND Greeks cite charitable activities as a benefit of membership

UND Greeks cite charitable activities as a benefit of membership

Natalie Pike, Guest Writer

May 5, 2020

In the fall semester at University of North Dakota, sororities and fraternities welcome new members into their organizations with lofty goals: to develop leadership skills, encourage brotherhood and sisterhood, build up scholarships, and create everlasting friendships for the next four years of college. One tradition...

Cursive writing + snail mail

Cursive writing + snail mail

Madie McPherson, Opinion Writer

April 21, 2020

With the current state of the world as it is, technology is seemingly becoming the new norm for how education and learning is being effectively completed. Though before quarantine and technology became the root of this relatively effective educational system, there used to be two core subjects of educ...

Random Acts of Kindness and Good News

Random Acts of Kindness and Good News

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2020

The true love of humanity is coming out in bold colors these days. Here are seven simple acts of kindness that are happening all around the world. Maybe you can let these short stories of hope bring a smile to your face.   According to thehill.com, in New York City, an apartment landlord ...

Empathetic Welcome Mat

Empathetic Welcome Mat

Demi Slyt, Opinion Editor

April 7, 2020

Is there such a thing as being too nice? Absolutely. People often develop a self-destructive habit of constantly putting others feelings and happiness before their own; usually out of fear of someone not liking them or losing the people who do. Another factor could be that you act so nicely because ...

America’s Fastest-Growing Sport, Soccer

America's Fastest-Growing Sport, Soccer

James DeArman, Sports Writer

April 7, 2020

In the United States, sports reign as king as we often gather in modern chapels of athleticism to praise and scorn. Sports are woven into our lives as an ever present figure and for some it is as if strands of our DNA are coated in our teams signature colors. But even with its domination of the ente...

North Dakota cruises past Purdue Fort Wayne, earning a trip to the Summit League tournament championship

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

Thanks in large part to stifling defense, the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team continued their impressive 2020 Summit League tournament run with a dominant victory over Matt Holba and the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons.    Unlike their first-round game against South Dakota, UND was the ...

UND Secures Number One Seed

UND Secures Number One Seed

James DeArman, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

The University of North Dakota hockey team made the trip to Omaha this weekend for their last regular season series of the season, looking to put a cap on what has been a stellar season. What they got wasn't what they were hoping for as it seemed like there were two different teams playing for UND this week...

UND Claims Penrose cup

UND Claims Penrose cup

James DeArman, Sports Writer

March 3, 2020

This weekend the University of North Dakota wrapped up their 18th regular-season conference championship in a Saturday night overtime thriller against number 17 Western Michigan. The University’s third NCHC championship in the last seven years.   Heading into the weekend, UND needed a sweep...

Strong Second Half Push Gets UND women’s Basketball Over Omaha

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

March 3, 2020

UND finally broke their five-game losing streak. The Fighting Hawks had to overcome their weak shooting performance in the second quarter to beat Omaha, 71-67.    UND’s efforts to take care of the ball better and not commit several turnovers showed against the Mavericks.   UND on...

An Interview with Armacost

An Interview with Armacost

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

March 3, 2020

“I'm just a curious person who wants to know what's going on in the lives of students.” Incoming president Dr. Andrew Armacost was in Grand Forks and had been meeting with faculty, students and community members during his four-month transition period. These meetings will be an insight int...

UND Falls this Weekend to St. Cloud

James DeArman, Sports Writer

February 25, 2020

Entering Friday nights game at the Herb Brooks National Hockey Center in St. Cloud UND had the chance to leave the weekend holding the Penrose Cup. The award given to the regular season champions of the NCHC conference has resided at the Herb Brooks center the last two seasons and UND had the chance ...

UND’s Defense Lacks in Loss to SDSU

UND’s Defense Lacks in Loss to SDSU

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

February 25, 2020

The outside shooting game paced SDSU pass UND 94-83 on Wednesday night at the Betty.  No surprise, because the Jackrabbits shot 9 of 22, while UND went 11 of 28, from the 3-point line. The Summit League is considered to be the one of best in the country when it comes to shooting 3 pointers.  The J...

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