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Letter to the Editor – Response to “A night in Africa”

April 7, 2017


Filed under LTE, Opinion

On April 4th 2017, the Dakota Student published a review of African Night, a cultural event which had taken place three days prior. In this article, African Night was displayed in a less than accurate. This is my attempt at a response to the piece. My first of many problems with this article was the...

Dave Owen for VP

Miranda Gardner

March 10, 2017


Filed under LTE, Opinion

As a young woman that was born and raised in the South, I was always taught to surround myself with people that respect me and those around me. I was also taught that the best people you can involve yourself with, are the people who put others first. Which is exactly why I support John Bjorklund and...

Letters to the Editor

Sol Eagle Road

March 10, 2017


Filed under LTE, Opinion

As a United State citizen who comes from a military family I have learned many lessons. One notion that continues to shape my personality is the idea of being a citizen who contributes to a globalizing world. Be (sic) a citizen who represents the American image is to learn from mentors who hold values...

Letters to the Editor

Nathan Amundson

March 10, 2017


Filed under LTE, Opinion

After reading the slanderous piece on David Owen written by the Dakota Student’s news editor, I was utterly shocked. As a former coworker of Dave’s, I was amazed at the lengths gone to by this man to utterly trash, in classic passive aggressive style, a man who has always stood out to me as focused,...

Letters to the Editor

Cameron Wisti

March 10, 2017


Filed under LTE, Opinion

“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter” -Martin Luther King Jr.” This was me at the end of my Freshman year of college and throughout my Sophomore year because of the unexpected passing of my father (March-2015) when I was only 18 years old until I met Dave....

Response to Fequiere’s article- “Trump’s media ban”

Christopher Nelson

March 7, 2017


Filed under LTE, Opinion

Letter to the Editor from Christopher Nelson. Recently the Dakota Student ran an opinion piece by Elizabeth Fequiere entitled “President Trump’s Media Ban.” I write today to respond to this ill reasoned and poorly written defense of the current Republican administration. First she makes the ...

Truth and Reconciliation

Letter to the Editor

December 2, 2016


Filed under LTE, Opinion

Students from the University of North Dakota Accounting 494 Ethics class have recently collaborated with several American Indian students to talk about social, historical and cultural issues related to American Indian people. They have worked under the guidance of Michael Hendrickson, Executive in Residence...

Letter: A response to Bernel Bayliss and racism

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

October 2, 2016


Filed under Amanda Hefner, LTE, Opinion

I have spent the last week feeling deeply disappointed and disgusted in light of the recent, racially charged events that have happened at UND. I am currently a senior. I have called this school home for three years and I refuse to accept racism on campus as being “no surprise” and let somethin...

Letter: UNDIA stands with affected students

October 2, 2016


Filed under LTE, Opinion

Officers and members of the University of North Dakota Indian Association (UNDIA) reach out to the students who have been targeted and painfully impacted over the past couple of days through ugly and hatefully-toned social media and other posting sites’ messages.  Our student organizations and other...

UND to address marketing woes

UND to address marketing woes

September 21, 2016


Filed under LTE, News

President Kennedy proposes solutions for lack of identity at UND One of the most consistent messages that I have received in recent months as I have intensely listened to a broad cross section of the University of North Dakota Community is the need to better market to prospective students, defi...

Letter to the editor, corrupted press

September 21, 2016


Filed under LTE, Opinion

One of the fundamental beliefs of our founding fathers was the need for an impartial, honest, factual press which would accurately report the news to the public in order that we would be fully aware as to what was happening within the nation, especially as it relates to our  national government and ...

Cameron’s corner, music review of Blink 182

September 18, 2016


Filed under LTE, Opinion

The kings of pop-punk blasted back onto the scene this summer with a new look, a new voice and a new number one hit. The power trio released their new album “California” on July 1 after releasing their single “Bored to Death” in April of this year. Leading up to this album, there was a lot of...

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