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Worship at the Newman Center

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

The St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center is the home of UND Catholic, an organization dedicated to lighting the “fire of Faith” on campus. Located at 410 Cambridge Street, the Newman Center provides a place for students at UND interested in the Catholic faith a place to meet and worship with others who...

Trump in office

After 100 days in office, writer Liz Kacher gives President Trump a solid B. Illustration by Vitoria Faccin.

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

Nearly six months ago, Donald Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States and he promised to the American people that he would “Make America Great Again.”  The first 100 days of his presidency proved that he fully intends to keep the promise that got him elected to office. “...

Listening to both sides of the story

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

One of the most prominent conservatives in the country that I admire is Sean Hannity. His program on Fox News, as well as his radio show, are two of the greatest sources of truth in the media. He’s a down-to-earth, honest journalist who speaks the truth during a time that the media is favorable to...

Coulter deserves to speak

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017

University of California-Berkeley is experiencing an instance of someones first amendment. UC-Berkeley is feeling the fire for canceling a speech to be given by conservative author Ann Coulter scheduled for April 27. I know I’ll find much opposition in my opinion about Ann Coulter, but I admire her a...

Netflix original stuns viewers

The emotional TV series, 13 Reasons Why, was released on Netflix on March 31.

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017

It’s always exciting to see one of your favorite books turn into a movie or a TV show. I fortunately had this experience happen on Friday, Mar. 31. “13 Reasons Why,” a book published in 2007 by Jay Asher was adapted into a TV series by Netflix. It is Netflix’s newest must see series. Back in 2007...

The nuclear option

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

We are inching closer to the confirmation hearing of Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, and I’m really disappointed the Senate Democrats insist on making this process difficult. He’s a federal judge who is highly qualified for the position he is waiting to be confirmed for. Back in February,...

Ivanka Trump’s role in D.C.

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Last Wednesday, President Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump said that she will be taking a formal position in the White House without pay, but will be subjected to federal ethics rules. Her official title is going to be assistant to the president. But of course, mainstream media feels the need to lay on...

An entertaining approach to news

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

I regularly write about politics after I spend time watching Fox News. I’ll be honest to those who read my articles about my political affiliation, if that hasn’t been obvious in my previous pieces. I am a Republican, and I regularly watch Fox News. I find an inspiring story, and a lot of times ...

Parks and Rec in retrospect

Parks and Rec in retrospect

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Last week, an article came up on my Facebook which announced which TV series and movies will be leaving Netflix by July. My favorite TV shows are usually safe, while those I’m not interested in are usually the ones to go. To my disappointment, Parks and Recreation was included on that list. Instant...

Farewell to the vampires

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

In 2005, author Stephenie Meyer published a novel that ushered in the trend of vampire love stories. “Twilight” started a phenomenon that captivated mainstream media for a number of years that followed.  I didn’t know at the time, but the book encouraged me to read because I wanted to, not because...

Tribute to Carryn Owens

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

In the time following President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress, I have noticed the media remains fixated on the tribute to Navy Seal widow, Carryn Owens, by President Trump. Not because the moment was a captivating tribute to the sacrifice of her late husband, but because the...

Casting spells on Trump

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

March 7, 2017

At this point in President Trump’s presidency, most of us have made up our minds about him. We all have decided to either love or hate him. Those who hate him have had protests and rallies, but one group is taking things to a new level in order for their wild anti-Trump protest. A group of witches a...

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