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Adjunct accounting professor Mike Hendrickson speaks to students in his Accounting 494 course Thursday afternoon in Gamble Hall.

Truth and Reconciliation

Matt Eidson, Editor-in-Chief October 15, 2017

As the weather turns chilly, students across the University of North Dakota campus can be seen shoving their hands into their pockets and tucking their chins behind their collars. While the cold is a standard...

From the Editor-in-Chief

Matt Eidson, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2017

In these times of “alt-right” or “alt-left” thinking and media sources disguising themselves as “fair and balanced,” readers might find themselves thinking, “I just want the facts without...

From the Editor-in-Chief

Matt Eidson, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2017

I can still feel those chilly nights under the glaring field lights, towering over the stadium; the steam rising from the sweat-soaked hair of my teammates, their heavy breath hanging in the air before...

From the Editor-in-Chief

Matt Eidson, Editor-in-Chief September 4, 2017

I recently celebrated an anniversary unlike any other: my discharge from the Marine Corps. I celebrated the day the same way I celebrated it the year before, which is to say I completely forgot about it....

From the Editor-in-Chief

From the Editor-in-Chief

Matt Eidson, Editor-in-Chief August 29, 2017

As we begin the new semester, that familiar fall anticipation reminds me that my favorite time of year is finally here. The air’s cool, the campus is still glowing with the bright colors of summer and...

Lieutenant Don Rasmuson is a UND police officer and intellegence officer in the Department of Public Safety.

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Matt Eidson, Editor-In-Chief April 28, 2017

Handling sexual assault on a college campus poses unique problems that are forcing institutions to expedite the process. In an attempt to ensure a victim doesn’t run into her or his attacker on the way...

48th annual Writers Conference begins

48th annual Writers Conference begins

Matt Eidson, News Editor March 24, 2017

The 48th annual Writers Conference kicked off at the University of North Dakota Wednesday, March 22. The three-day event will bring students, staff, faculty and Grand Forks community members face-to-face...

Owen; workplace experiences

Owen; workplace experiences

Matt Eidson, Writer March 10, 2017

Recently, I wrote an opinion piece expressing my distrust and lack of confidence in Dave Owen, a candidate for VP of Student Government and a staff writer for the Dakota Student. Mr. Owen disagreed with...

Don’t vote for Owen

Matt Eidson, News Editor March 7, 2017

As a United States Marine who has long since left active duty to attend the University of North Dakota, there are several lessons I carried with me from my training. One notion that continues to shape...

Death by baseball

Matt Eidson, News Editor March 3, 2017

Carl Mays stood on the pitcher’s mound at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan, N.Y., working his way through the fifth inning of a soon-to-be infamous baseball game on Aug. 16, 1920. At the plate was Cleveland...

Good night, good luck

Matt Eidson, News Editor February 28, 2017

When you imagine a journalist, you might think of Edward R. Murrow. This name has become synonymous with journalism, and for good reason. Murrow doesn’t represent your local “Drive at five,” or...

Closing the borders

Matt Eidson, News Editor January 31, 2017

During the spring 2016 semester, I interviewed a group of students in the multicultural center following an incident involving a racially insensitive Snapchat photo. The photo depicted white students from...

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