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A shift in halloween

A shift in halloween

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

October 29, 2019

Ahh, Halloween time. I remember the days when I would dress up as a scary witch or a High School Musical cheerleader. Also, in the movie Mean Girls when everyone went to a Halloween party dressed up in scandalous costumes and Katy showed up as a scary witch? Oh, how things have changed.  Halloween no...

It’s Always Nice to Get Away

It's Always Nice to Get Away

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 23, 2019

This past weekend I took a trip to Duluth, Minn. with my family. It was about a four and a half hour drive that turned into just over five hours because of the wonderful two laned highway that I had to take. Although the drive seemed never ending, the trip itself was worth it.  Getting away from the ...

Should Anonymity be allowed?

Should Anonymity be allowed?

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2019

Let me first start by saying that I know very little about politics. I have never understood it. I don’t understand a lot of the terminology, the strategic planning or why we accuse rather than work to fix situations together. However, I do know what I believe in and what aspects I support, but all...

What makes a good teacher

What makes a good teacher

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

October 22, 2019

My childhood was a little different from others growing up. I was born and raised in South Korea for seven years. After, my family decided to immigrate to the United States in 2007 and since then, my life changed for the better. However, as a child trying to make friends with little to no knowledge of...

Never stop defending your faith

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Cheif

October 15, 2019

Growing up in a family with strong Catholic roots and being sent to private catholic school my whole life, I have never had an issue with my faith and how I went along displaying it to others. I had parents who taught me to never be afraid of my faith and by them putting me through catholic schooling I...

Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace

Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2019

It’s 2019. In today’s society, tattoos and piercings are very prevalent. Teenagers are anticipating their 18th birthday to finally go get the tattoo they’ve been designing for months or a piercing without their parent's permission. But with all the excitement, we are told by many people to be c...

Climate Change Activism

Climate Change Activism

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 1, 2019

The headlines this past week have been filled with Swedish activist Greta Thurnberg and her role in the climate strike scenario. “Activists” around the U.S. showed their power by shutting down city blocks and twerking on the streets. Yes, twerking. A man in full glitter was twerking to support climate...

Really… again?

Really… again?

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 1, 2019

Here we go again folks, yet another impeachment attempt against President Donald Trump. This impeachment attempt, championed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, was started on Sept. 24. So, what’s new in the latest impeachment inquiry? A phone call between President Trump and President Volodymyr ...

Epidemic of Miscommunication

Epidemic of Miscommunication

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Cheif

September 17, 2019

When was the last time you checked social media today? When was the last time you engaged in social media? I mean it didn't happen if I didn't post about it, right? In today's society, social media dominates what we do, think and say. We are constantly checking our Facebook feed, tweeting about this perso...

Managing your Time

Managing your Time

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

September 17, 2019

College is a time to explore so many different things. It is a chance to explore different majors, different jobs, different clubs and organizations, different people and participate in a variety of different activities. It is a chance for students to find themselves away from the people that they grew ...

Don’t be a Wehraboo

Chris Song, Opinion Writer

September 17, 2019

You know I spend all of my time browsing the interwebs. Every now and then I come across the topic of World War II. Eventually, I scroll down to find some donkey in the comments saying "My grandpops Otto was apart of the SS, but he wasn't a National Socialist." That was an exaggeration, but it was clo...

Empathy vs. Sympathy

Empathy vs. Sympathy

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

September 17, 2019

I think it is important to understand the difference between empathy and sympathy. One of my friends, who is a fellow student here at UND, suggested the video “Brené Brown on Empathy” and it talks about how different empathy and sympathy are. The old saying, “you learn something new every day”...

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