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Never stop defending your faith

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Cheif

October 15, 2019

Growing up in a family with strong Catholic roots and being sent to private catholic school my whole life, I have never had an issue with my faith and how I went along displaying it to others. I had parents who taught me to never be afraid of my faith and by them putting me through catholic schooling I...

Epidemic of Miscommunication

Epidemic of Miscommunication

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Cheif

September 17, 2019

When was the last time you checked social media today? When was the last time you engaged in social media? I mean it didn't happen if I didn't post about it, right? In today's society, social media dominates what we do, think and say. We are constantly checking our Facebook feed, tweeting about this perso...

A year of controversy

A year of controversy

Madison Feltman, News Editors

April 30, 2019

This school year started with controversy and has come to a close with yet again more controversy. In the beginning of the school year we took a look at the faltering relationship between UND’s President Mark Kennedy and Kris Engelstad McGarry, trustee of the Engelstad Family Foundation. Recently, we...

Joe Black’s: A Cinderella Story

Joe Black’s: A Cinderella Story

Madison Feltman, News Editor

April 9, 2019

‘Barch’ Madness: The search for America’s Best College Bar all began with a simple tweet and has taken the nation by storm. Barstool UND began the race by asking supporters to choose ‘the greatest bar in Grand Forks.’ A poll was released which allowed Twitter users to vote for which bar the...

Greater Grand Forks Prepares for Flooding

Greater Grand Forks Prepares for Flooding

Madison Feltman, News Editor

April 2, 2019

As the harsh winter subsides into spring, temperatures begin to rise in Grand Forks so does the risk of flooding the Red River Valley. Over the course of the winter the valley received more 70 inches in most areas. The drastic amount of snow has led to the latest predictions that there is a 95 percent chan...

Re-establishing Former UND Program

Re-establishing Former UND Program

Madison Feltman, News Editor

March 26, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12 the University of North Dakota alongside Sen. John Hoeven, R-N-D. announced the reestablishment of the U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Flight Training Program. The announcement also marked the beginning of a new partnership between UND and U.S. Army Cadet Command. Un...

Pranksters Put on a Show

Pranksters Put on a Show

Madison Feltman, News Editor

March 5, 2019

On Monday Feb. 25, Barstool UND gained a lot of attention as they tweeted images of what appeared to be a hack on the UND website. The post stated that ‘UND.edu has been compromised and now the secrets about all of our majors.’ Many students were easily fooled by what later would be found out to be ...

The Infamous return of the girl scout cookies

The Infamous return of the girl scout cookies

Madison Feltman, News Editor

February 26, 2019

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us once again, as Girl Scout Cookie season is officially underway. Between the months of January and April the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world takes place all thanks to the Girl Scout Cookie Program. The mission of the program is not only to pr...

Goodbye Sweethearts

Goodbye Sweethearts

Madison Feltman, News Editor

February 13, 2019

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, stores have their shelves filled to the brim with festive candy. One popular hate-to-love or love-to-hate candy has not made its way to shelves this 2019 Valentine’s Day season, Sweethearts Conversation Hearts. This will mark the first Valentine’s Day wit...

Dissecting the Dean search

Madison Feltman, News Editor

January 15, 2019

With a new year comes new changes, UND has seen quite a few changes around here within the last few months particularly within several departmental positions amongst a range of departments. The first major change was marked by the announcement that Kathryn Rand, dean of the UND School of Law, wou...

Government Stalement

Government Stalement

Madison Feltman, News Editor

January 15, 2019

The country has found itself just short of chaos as a government shutdown has turned from a matter of days to now weeks and quite possibly months. The longest ever U.S. Government shutdown began at midnight on Dec 22. President Donald Trump and U.S. lawmakers have remained in the deadlocked stando...

Higher Education Board Changes

Higher Education Board Changes

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 20, 2018

Last November, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order that led to the creation of a task force comprised of himself and 14 members which he appointed. The task force was formed to evaluate the governance structure for North Dakota’s higher education system to determine if opportun...

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