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Chris Logan was named as head coach of the women's soccer program on December 14, 2016.

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

Since joining the Big Sky in 2012, the UND women’s soccer team hasn’t had the success they’ve wanted. In fact, the team has a 9-57-6 record in five seasons with the conference, bad enough for the worst conference record during that stretch and four years spent at the bottom of the Big Sky. Katie...

UND Chi Alpha

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God,”- 2 Corinthians 5:20. In Greek, “chi” is C and “alpha” is A, representing the first letters of Christ ambassador. Hence, the Christian ministry,...

Cutting champions

Protests have erupted in response to UND’s decision to cut the women’s hockey team and the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams.

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

It’s almost been a month since UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announced that the women’s hockey team, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, would be cut at the university. After taking time to gather my thoughts on the situation, one thing still hasn’t sat well with...

Double trouble

Faith Dooley, a junior middle hitter for the UND volleyball team, recently announced that she will be also playing for the women's basketball team next season.

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

As a three-sport high school athlete, Faith Dooley dreaded Sunday mornings. Sure, it was an off day from school and sports, but in reality, it was far from off. In fact, it was another workday, a workday on the family farm. “You wake up and dad’s like you got to go do stuff outside,” Dooley said....

Journey to the “C”

UND junior forward Austin Poganski is blocked by Minnesota Duluth's Willie Raskob (left) as Poganski charges goalie Hunter Miska in a game earlier this season. Poganski was recently selected as team captain of the UND men's hockey team for the 2017-2018 season.

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” Austin Poganski told Brad Schlossman that this was his favorite quote last June and after finishing his junior season at UND, Poganski keeps making the most of his shots. Poganski, a junior from St. Cloud, Minn., was named UND’s ne...

UND bids farewell to Boeser

Former UND forward Brock Boeser fires a shot against Omaha earlier this season at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

Brock Boeser wasted no time getting acquainted with his new team. Just a day after his UND squad lost a heartbreaking NCAA quarterfinal game to Boston University in double overtime, Boeser took his talents to Minneapolis, Minn. to take on the Minnesota Wild as a member of the Vancouver Canucks. Th...

A program that breeds champions

A program that breeds champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

“Young girls cannot become what they cannot see.” Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson wrote these words in a letter to UND President Mark Kennedy pushing for the administration to reconsider their position on cutting the UND women’s hockey program. The statement is a...

Radically Changed

Tatsuya Koyama is a UND exchange student from Japan who has become recently interested in the Christian faith. Daniel Yun/ Dakota Student

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

“Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun.” -2 Corinthians 5:17 Tatsuya Koyama did not expect to learn this verse. In fact, he had never heard of it before coming to UND as an English Learning School (ELS) student from Japan last September. Instead,...

Fifteen years in the making

Fifteen years in the making

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

In a season full of ups and downs, the Fighting Hawks are heading to their 32nd NCAA tournament behind strong play down the stretch resulting in a 4-3 NCHC championship loss to Minnesota-Duluth last Saturday. While ending on a losing note, the Fighting Hawks (21-15-3, NCHC 11-12-1) boosted their ranking...

Farewell to another Legacy

Quinton Hooker carries a flag bearing the UND Fighting Hawks logo around the Betty Engelstad Arena following the regular season Big Sky championship win over Portland State last Saturday.

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

UND senior guard Quinton Hooker could not control the large grin on his face as he walked off the court for the last time at Betty Engelstad Arena. Leading the team with 29 points, Hooker and the UND men’s basketball team capped off the final game of the regular season with an 82-73 win over Po...

Flashback Friday: OT heroes

Emma Nuutinen celebrates scoring the first goal of the game against Ohio State on Feb. 18 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Photo courtesy of Russ Hons Photography

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

    If UND women’s hockey forward Emma Nuutinen had one thing on her mind heading into overtime against Ohio State, teammate Kristen Campbell assured her of what it should be. Score. “In between periods, I was grabbing a drink and Kristen Campbell said to me, ‘You are goin...

UND men’s hockey Senior send off

Defenseman Gage Ausmus is one of two men's hockey players graduating this semester. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017

With the UND men’s hockey team playing their final regular season games at the Ralph Engelstad Arena last weekend, it was bittersweet as fans said goodbye to another senior class. This farewell was unique compared to recent sendoffs, as the 2016-2017 class consists of captain Gage Ausmus and goalie Matt H...

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