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Dear Freshman

Dear Freshman

Presley Paintner, News Writer

February 3, 2020

Dear Freshman,   Here are some things I wish I would have done and known my first year at the University of North Dakota.    Enjoy the dorm life, use the wellness, go support the athletic teams, be a part of a student organization, get to know your professors and the toughest part of f...

New Hampshire vs North Dakota

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

November 26, 2019

As someone who classifies themselves as a fake midwesterner, I stay true to my home state of New Hampshire. I moved to North Dakota in the Fall of 2018 and until then I considered myself a trooper when it came to the winter. However, I was in for a shock when I realized the winter in North Dakota is o...

Bullying Never Goes Away

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Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2019

The word ‘bullying’ is a word that a vast majority of people are familiar with and would be able to give you a quick, loose definition. Bullying is something that several people and especially youth have been educated on, due to the consequences of the behavior. Bullying is a topic that is never irrele...

Why do we laugh at others misfortunes

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 26, 2019

Do you ever catch yourself mindlessly scrolling through Facebook or the latest craze, Tik Tok watching endless hours of videos? I know I do. Usually as I wind down for the night, I spend time watching videos such as Tipsy Bartender or Ellen mindlessly. However, recently I have found myself laughing at...

Seasonal Depression

Seasonal Depression

Madison Feltman, Edior-In-Chief

November 19, 2019

As the temperature plummets below freezing, the sun begins to hide and the trees grow bare, fall quickly turns into an early winter. With the beginning of a new season comes several changes as many begin to dig out their ice scrapers, winter coats and turn on the heat. One change that several may be ...

The Day After Thanksgiving

The Day After Thanksgiving

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 19, 2019

Tis the season for a shopper's paradise. This is the time of year when everyone who loves shopping lives for. There are sales around every corner and an excuse to shop for those they love and care for. However, if you’re anything like me, I do not like shopping. I get so stressed out about buying th...

Be Yourself

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

November 19, 2019

The concept of “fitting in” seems to be an ongoing dilemma for many, especially for teenagers and young adults. But why? Why is it that fitting in is necessary within our society today? In my opinion, it’s completely unnecessary and overrated.  No one should feel pressured to fit in with a specific group, pe...

Myles Garrett vs. Mason Rudolph

Myles Garrett vs. Mason Rudolph

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

November 19, 2019

During the final seconds of Thursday’s football game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers, we witnessed an intense moment between the two teams. Browns player Myles Garrett ripped the helmet off of Steelers’ quarterback Mason Rudolph and proceeded to swing the helmet at Rudolph ...

Quality is better than quantity

Quality is better than quantity

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

November 5, 2019

When I was just a little girl, I dreamed of having everything. I dreamed of having a white castle- looking mansion, with puppies running around and a slide from my dream bedroom to the downstairs area. As a few years passed by and I started transitioning into high school, I wanted more things like nice...

Confidence is Key

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 5, 2019

Before I started college, I was constantly anxious, always worrying about who liked me, what they thought of me, where I would be in 5 years, what if I fail this test, etc. I didn’t realize how exhausting it was. It truly does take a toll on a person and their energy level. Understanding self-wo...

‘Tis the season for holiday movies

'Tis the season for holiday movies

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 5, 2019

The most dreaded time of year for some is when their moms or grandmas start playing Hallmark movies. The dreadful storyline or cheesy romance makes some people angry or annoyed during the holiday season.  I am proud to say that I am not one of those people. I love Hallmark movies because of their ...

SUPERstitious

SUPERstitious

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 29, 2019

This time of year is all-around eerie and spooky, and because of the overall strange vibes, superstitions arise. I don’t know about you, but weird stuff happens around this time of year.    I am not a very superstitious person, but you better believe that when it is a full moon, people sta...

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