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Biden/Harris 2021 Inauguration Promotes Unity

Kylee Danks, News Writer January 22, 2021

Inauguration week started off with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, reminding America and the world of the importance of non-violent activism and striving for a more just society. These sentiments were especially...

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Grand Forks Dog Parks Busier than Usual

Kylee Danks, News Writer January 18, 2021

“My favorite part about the dog park is letting my dog run free and socialize,” Brooke Rieger, UND student, and Grand Forks resident said of her experiences at the Lincoln Dog Park. Rieger’s...

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Mental Health and the COVID-19 Crisis

Kate Willett, News Writer December 7, 2020

It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of people all across the world. Quarantine and lockdowns can have a detrimental effect on the human psyche if measures are not...

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The COVID-19 Vaccine

Kate Willett, News Writer November 30, 2020

With coronavirus cases in the US constantly rising, the race is on to find an effective vaccine to fight the virus. There is no authorized or recommended vaccine yet, as all of the vaccines in the making...

COVID-19 and Teaching

COVID-19 and Teaching

Brianna Mayhair, News Editor November 23, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted our community in more than one way.  The University of North Dakota has been taking steps to keep the students and staff safe during this time.  In doing so, teaching has changed...

The history and traditions of Thanksgiving Day

The history and traditions of Thanksgiving Day

Olga Kopp, Arts and Community Writer November 23, 2020

“Thanksgiving is not just a day; its values are something we should bring into our daily lives.”  Thanksgiving holiday is coming soon, and this means that it is time for family gatherings and...

Floodwall Magazine

Floodwall Magazine

Kate Willett, News Writer November 23, 2020

The University of North Dakota is home to the fantastic Floodwall Magazine, a student-run literary magazine in its second iteration. Floodwall Magazine publishes poetry, nonfiction, fiction, photography,...

An Update on the Coronavirus

An Update on the Coronavirus

Kate Willett, News Writer November 16, 2020

By now, we all know of the COVID-19 situation and how serious it is. The United States alone has had over 10 million cases and almost 250,000 deaths. Because of this, and how easy it is for the virus...

Johnny Depp Forced to Resign by Warner Brothers

Johnny Depp Forced to Resign by Warner Brothers

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer November 13, 2020

Multimillion-dollar actor, Johnny Depp, has been asked to resign from the Fantastic Beasts franchise by Warner Brothers, following the loss of his most recent lengthy court battle. Depp had sued British...

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Veterans Day

Brianna Mayhair, News Editor November 11, 2020

November 11, 2020, is Veterans Day, but also marks the 75th anniversary of WWII ending, the 70th anniversary of the Korean War starting, the end of the Panama Invasion, and the start of Desert Shield....

The 2020 Election

The 2020 Election

Kate Willett, News Writer November 9, 2020

Last Tuesday, November 3rd, was Election Day. As of Friday, November 6, 2020, at 1 pm, we still do not have the results of the election, but it seems to be leaning in favor of former Vice President Joe...

Reginald Dwayne Betts reading

Reginald Dwayne Betts reading

Destiny Garcia, News Writer October 26, 2020

On Thursday, October 21, 2020, the University of North Dakota hosted the Writers Conference. This particular meeting was reading for Dwayne Betts. Unlike the other conferences, this call was an exclusive...

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