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Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace

Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2019

It’s 2019. In today’s society, tattoos and piercings are very prevalent. Teenagers are anticipating their 18th birthday to finally go get the tattoo they’ve been designing for months or a piercing without their parent's permission. But with all the excitement, we are told by many people to be c...

Managing your Time

Managing your Time

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

September 17, 2019

College is a time to explore so many different things. It is a chance to explore different majors, different jobs, different clubs and organizations, different people and participate in a variety of different activities. It is a chance for students to find themselves away from the people that they grew ...

Four years…..or Five

Four years…..or Five

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

September 10, 2019

Every time you google a college of any sort, they have a “graduation rate” column under a few statistics. According to FAFSA, this rate is determined by the percentage of students who complete their degree in at least 150% of the time that the university deems. For example; UND has a graduation r...

Is the driving age too young?

Is the driving age too young?

Megan Vogt, Opinion Writer

April 30, 2019

In most states when you turn 16, you get your driver’s license. Very exciting, right? In North and South Dakota, I recently found out that you get your permit at 14 and license at 15. According to Allstate’s blog, the state with the oldest driving age is New Jersey, and that is 17.   T...

The Day After

The Day After

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

February 12, 2019

Let me start out by saying I hate Valentines day. I hate it. I don’t get it. I never understood why people celebrate a day of love. Ew. Gross. Not me at all. But I will say that the best part about Valentine's day is the day after. The wonderful day of Feb. 15.   The day of discounted candy. How wonderful i...

Quick access to millennials dream bank

Quick access to millennials dream bank

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

January 29, 2019

It is 2019. Our advancements of technology are increasing day by day. From phones that unlock with a scan of our faces to cars that drive themselves to transferring money within seconds. One of the latest trends is Venmo. Venmo is an app that allows the transfer of money from bank account to bank accou...

New Year. New Me.

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2019

This is the time of year when everyone makes plans on how to better themselves and figure out a way to make their new resolutions stick. I have always been the kind of person to start to plan for something and get mentally prepared for a new goal, but when the time comes to start the resolution, I usua...

The Truth about cheating

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2019

Across the country there are many college students. From students who attend community and technical colleges, students who attend four year undergraduate universities and those in graduate schools, med school and law schools. There are a lot of students out there getting degrees and taking a lot of cla...

Stressors Put on Students

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

October 30, 2018

Imagine a seventh grader knowing exactly what they want to do with their life. Knowing the school they want to go to, the major they want and their overall dream job. They have it planned out down to the location of their dream job. That was me. I was that seventh grader. I had always wanted to go to medical school ...

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