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Quick access to millennials dream bank

Quick access to millennials dream bank

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

January 29, 2019

It is 2019. Our advancements of technology are increasing day by day. From phones that unlock with a scan of our faces to cars that drive themselves to transferring money within seconds. One of the latest trends is Venmo. Venmo is an app that allows the transfer of money from bank account to bank accou...

New Year. New Me.

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2019

This is the time of year when everyone makes plans on how to better themselves and figure out a way to make their new resolutions stick. I have always been the kind of person to start to plan for something and get mentally prepared for a new goal, but when the time comes to start the resolution, I usua...

The Truth about cheating

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2019

Across the country there are many college students. From students who attend community and technical colleges, students who attend four year undergraduate universities and those in graduate schools, med school and law schools. There are a lot of students out there getting degrees and taking a lot of cla...

Why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and I’m so excited that it is finally here. Thanksgiving is obviously about giving thanks but my favorite parts of Thanksgiving are definitely the food and football on Thanksgiving. I love cooking and one of my favorite parts about Thanksgiving is being able to h...

Thankful for Thanksgiving

Thankful for Thanksgiving

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving is a college student’s wet dream when it comes for free food. It’s a time to go back to the comforts of home and get mom to do all your laundry. It’s a time to feast upon a plethora supply of food, raiding the fridge and pantry of all the goods. It’s a time to enjoy loved ones and ...

The Seasons of Life

The Seasons of Life

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

November 6, 2018

There are  lots of roads through life that take you up and down. Great times that never seem to end and times where an overwhelming sense of the world is just straight out to get you. Times where the difference between love and hate can be skewed. Times where the world is your oyster and you the crea...

Take advantage of your rights

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

November 6, 2018

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 ...

Stressors Put on Students

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

October 30, 2018

Imagine a seventh grader knowing exactly what they want to do with their life. Knowing the school they want to go to, the major they want and their overall dream job. They have it planned out down to the location of their dream job. That was me. I was that seventh grader. I had always wanted to go to medical school ...

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

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...

Legends of Terror

Legends of Terror

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion writer

October 23, 2018

The 10th Annual Legends of Terror was held this past weekend at the Grand Forks County Historical Society and featured two back-to-back nights of fright. When prospective thrillseekers arrived on the scene and made their way into the first building, they heard screams coming from every direction as ...

The Importance of Music

The Importance of Music

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

October 16, 2018

The most influential and impactful aspect of society is music. Music helps form and shapes societies and cultures to a variety of a different layers that transcend onto one another. With different genres and platforms in the music industry that seem to always overlap and intertwine, there is never a sh...

The NFL is dying

The NFL is dying

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Writer

October 16, 2018

2018 hasn’t been a great year for the NFL. The kneeling for the national anthem issue, started by Colin Kaepernick never got resolved. In fact, the NFL may have shot themselves in the foot this offseason when they tried to implement a rule that they thought would take care of the issue. While I thin...

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