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Pills, the first go-to treatment

Pills, the first go-to treatment

Micah Dewey, Columnist March 4, 2014

Illustration courtesy Depression Introspection. The standard in prescribing medication to treating symptoms has led to the over-medication of America’s youth and young adults. This lends cause to some...

In-class time proves valuable

Micah Dewey, Columnist February 21, 2014

It seems like every Essential Studies class I have taken hits a point in the semester where students either choose to just not come to class anymore or drop the class for good. To my estimation, it seems...

Sochi drops ball on Olympic planning

Micah Dewey, Columnist February 11, 2014

Sochi, Russia has been thrust into the eyes of the world and has been the subject of almost as many jokes as Bob Costas’ infected left eye. In the run up to the games, there have been several hiccups...

Not so Super Bowl

Micah Dewey, Columnist February 7, 2014

Last Sunday, the largest consumer event in the world took place. It was also the night a really boring game of football took place. Super Bowl XLVIII was supposed to be a battle between the high-flying...

Library hours good, not great

Micah Dewey, Columnist January 31, 2014

The Chester Fritz Library now boasts extended hours. Photo via Flickr. As a transfer student to UND last semester, there were many things I found to be a massive improvement on my previous experiences...

Bookstores cash in on students

Micah Dewey, Columnist January 17, 2014

If there is one thing I absolutely can’t stand more than anything else about college, it’s buying textbooks.  Last semester, I purchased all the books I needed for my classes at the official UND...

Finals season brings joys, stress

Micah Dewey, Columnist December 9, 2013

Finals are one of those things that are both exciting and nerve-racking. Exciting, because the semester is almost over and we get to see how much we really learned. Nerve wracking, because they have such...

Calculator policy is simply absurd

Micah Dewey, Columnist December 5, 2013

For any student that has ever taken a math class at the university, you know that the handy dandy TI-84 we were able to use in high school is no longer allowed on test days in most UND math classes. I...

Multilingualism enhances life

Micah Dewey, Columnist November 21, 2013

What are you going to do after you graduate? What kind of career do you want? Which classes could help the most in any profession or field? It may be heavily debated, but in my opinion, it has to be a...

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Micah Dewey, Columnist November 21, 2013

When it comes to signing up for and selecting classes, it can be a real pain in the ass. Meeting with advisors, getting rid of any random hold on my account---you know the usual. It especially sucks to...

Hunting culture proves important to campus

Micah Dewey, Columnist November 14, 2013

Image courtesy of Whitetail Domains. Everyone has seen a zombie movie or TV show where the protagonist whips out a hunting rifle or shotgun and connects with a string of bloody headshots without breaking...

Twitter accounts reveal true colors

Micah Dewey, Columnist November 4, 2013

When it come to online interactions, there are things that the university staff does well — like making sure all the latest Men’s Hockey news is updated on its Twitter account. However, another major...

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