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There’s no such thing as bad publicity

There’s no such thing as bad publicity

Bilal Suleiman, Columnist

April 8, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, ND, Opinion, Showcase

Conor McGregor was living the dream. The mixed martial arts fighter’s cocky, swaggering bravado, both inside and outside the Ultimate Fighting Championship octagon, earned him millions of fans around the world. His “Money Fight” with Floyd Mayweather, boxing superstar, earned him a rumored $100...

Breweries: Not just for beer anymore

Breweries: Not just for beer anymore

Devon Abler, A&C Editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Devon Abler, ND, Showcase

It’s 8:30 on a Friday night and Half Brothers Brewing Company is alive with the sound of voices and laughter flirting with one another through the air. It may feel like the second arrival of winter in April, yet thanks to the warmth of community that one feels when walking through the front doors, one fo...

Root beer olympics

Root beer olympics

Maddie Ardelean, A&C Writer

April 8, 2018


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

April is alcohol awareness month, and in celebration of that, UND public health nursing clinical students, with a grant from Altru, are working to affect change on campus. As part of their clinical, they put together the first ever Root Beer Olympics, an event focused on substance safety. This mo...

North Dakota weather puts a damper on track & field program

North Dakota weather puts a damper on track & field program

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Dakota Student, ND, Sports

Long winters aren’t anything new to the residents of Grand Forks. It becomes normal to see snow in April and even into May. However, when it throws off a sports season the snow becomes a little less bearable. Thirty athletes on the UND track and field team travelled to Sacramento, California over Easter b...

Chase-ing the money

Chase-ing the money

Jacob Notermann
, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, jacob notermann, ND, News, Showcase

Chase Johnson, student government treasurer, was arrested Thursday night for misapplication of entrusted property and is being held at the Grand Forks County Correctional Center. According to the University of North Dakota Police Department, Johnson was arrested and charged with a class B felony after...

UND Theater department tackles controversial issues

UND Theater department tackles controversial issues

Maddie Ardelean, Arts & Communities Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Maddie Ardelean, ND

“I was surprised to see this performed in North Dakota,” theatergoer Mike Lukes said in response to “Speech and Debate.” “It was courageous and it gives me hope for this future generation.” This past week, UND’s black box theater, located in the Burtness Theater, was styled to look like a h...

The rise of the athletainers

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Columnist

March 4, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, ND, Opinion

Running the fast break, he gets the ball on the left wing. After taking one hard dribble to the basket, he fakes to the left, steps to the right and goes up for the left-handed layup. The sharp sound of the whistle pierces the air as Quavo is fouled. “Quavo with a nice Eurostep, and one!” proclaimed...

Arming teachers is not the solution

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Columnist

March 4, 2018


Filed under ND, North Dakota, Opinion

With the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida on February 21, returns the never-ending debate of gun control in the United States. In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, President Trump broached the idea of a more direct solution to the problem: arming teachers...

Foster flies high


Foster flies high


Madison Overby, Sports Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, madison overby, ND, Showcase, Sports

Kyley Foster is a junior at UND who has just recently added to her long list of accomplishments by finishing third in the pole vault at the Big Sky Conference Championships for indoor track. Foster also holds the school record in both the indoor and outdoor event, with a vault of 4.01 meters (13 feet...

President Kennedy’s trip to Florida


President Kennedy’s trip to Florida


Andre Marquis Washington
, News Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Andre Marquis Washington
, Dakota Student, ND, News

The University of North Dakota’s president may become the University of Central Florida’s president. Last week, President Mark Kennedy and other candidates for the position were in Orlando on the campus of UCF, interviewing in front of a 15-person UCF search committee. At the UCF interview, Kennedy...

The JUCO way to go

The JUCO way to go

John Gregg, Sports writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, John Gregg, ND, Sports

In recent years, it’s become a norm for many student athletes to be recruited out of high school and receive offers to attend various schools to play their sport. For some, the non-conventional route can be a good decision for their careers for many reasons whether it be academic or physical. Junior...

Letter to the editor

Vince Azzarello, Contributing Writer

September 24, 2017


Filed under ND, Opinion

This is a fun response to the opinion article written by Jill Morton, found on the Dakota Student website published on September 15, 2017. Jill, Good morning to you.  My name is Vince Azzarello, and I’m the Marketing Director for the North Dakota State Fair.  A Google Alert for “State Fair” pointed me towards your a...

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