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North Dakota Combats Distracted Driving

North Dakota Combats Distracted Driving

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, Grand forks, ND, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, Trevor Alveshere, UND

Texting while driving kills 11 teenagers every single day and causes more than 1.5 million motor vehicle accidents each year, according to UND’s distracted driving information brochure, and that is only one type of distracted driving. In 2016, nationally, there was nearly 3,500 people killed...

Ax the Pink Tax

Ax the Pink Tax

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019


Filed under Allyson Bento, Dakota Student, ND, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, UND

Imagine this: You walk into a store, see two seemingly identical objects with the exception that one is blue, and one is pink. You look further and discover that the pink one actually costs 7% more than the blue object. Welcome to Pink Tax. Pink tax is an extra charge placed on products and services that...

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Caitlin Collins, Dakota Student, ND, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life

Powerful drums and even more powerful energy filled the Hyslop on Saturday with the arrival of the 49th Annual Wacipi Powwow. Attendants and participants alike were treated with a day full of music, dances, art vendors and food.   Dr. Linda Neuerburg is the assistant director of Student Diversi...

The Premiere of “Home”

The Premiere of “Home”

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Molly Andrews, ND, North Dakota, Showcase

Imagine spending the day outside in the cold, windy weather and not having a warm place to go to rest your head at night. This image you are creating is a reality among the homeless community not only in Grand Forks, but in North Dakota. On Wednesday at the Empire Arts Center, The Human Family ha...

UND Has Faith in Dooley

UND Has Faith in Dooley

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Grand forks, Hanna Hill, ND, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Sports, UND Volleyball, UND Women's Basketball

A hardworking leader; the first words that come out of any UND sports fan’s mouth when asked about Faith Dooley. As soon as Dooley started school at the University of North Dakota she showed promise as an all-star athlete; starting out as a standout on the volleyball team. Shortly after Dooley started...

Higher Education Board Changes

Higher Education Board Changes

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, ND, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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...

Take advantage of your rights

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Bobby Feaster, ND, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Vote

November 6 is an election day, which is basically impossible to forget due to the fact that every other tv, radio, internet video, and Spotify commercial has been a political commercial. Not to mention the fact that every square inch of Grand Forks has some form of political advertisement whether it’s a ...

Mutton Bustin’

Mutton Bustin’

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Family, Molly Andrews, ND, Showcase

Wojo Rodeos joined Patch on Point for a good mutton bustin’ to kick off the weekend in Grand Forks. Patch on the Point is new to East Grand Forks and they have a lot of things to do for people of any age. The have a variety of pumpkins and gourds to buy but they also have a bunch of fun things...

The scary reality of Gun Violence in the United States

The scary reality of Gun Violence in the United States

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Grand forks, ND, North Dakota, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Halloween is nearly here. But who needs halloween when you’ve been scared all year? There seems to have been an uptick in violent shootings in this country. Every week there seems to be a school shooting, racially motivated shooting, or police officer shooting of an unarmed suspect to get outraged about...

Fighting Hawks Football Continue to Prove Themselves

Fighting Hawks Football Continue to Prove Themselves

Alex Kelly, Sports Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Alex Kelly, Dakota Student, ND, North Dakota, UND Sports

The Fighting Hawks Football team went into Sacramento as hungry as can be for a win, and that is exactly what they got. The Hawks dominated all facets of the game for a 41-15 victory over Sacramento State putting UND at 5-2 on the season.   Many UND fans felt slighted in the rankings leading up to the Sa...

Crime on the increase

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under ND, News, North Dakota, Sasha Leibold, Student Life, UND

On Wednesday Oct. 10, a UND student Alyssa Maesse was a victim of a robbery at Ganesha Yoga. Alyssa was attending a yoga session when she realized that someone had gone through her purse and stole her wallet. “My heart just sank,” Maesse said. Alyssa was not the only one who was a victim. Two oth...

Defying Gravity on Ice

Defying Gravity on Ice

Maddie Ardelean, Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Maddie Ardelean, ND, North Dakota

Cirque du Soleil is turning the Ralph Engelstad Arena into an ice covered set this week until Sept. 30 with their show Crystal. The home of UND Hockey became the local pond in a small town. Cirque du Soleil may be known for their acrobatic feats, but with Crystal, they pushed their boundaries into...

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