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Be-YOU-tiful

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018

Be silly. Be who you want to be. Be an individual. Life is too short not to laugh, so why not do it everyday? Put a smile on that beautiful face of yours. Scream at yourself. You’re one sexy smart sucker. Dance in every situation, smile to strangers, be all you can be and most important: live in the...

The unpredictable month of October

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

October 9, 2018

October is the greatest month out of all the 12 months, and no, it is not because my birthday is in October. I love October the most because it is the best time of year to be a sports fan. October is the month that all the major sports are playing. It is such an exciting time. There is playoff baseball...

The Cost of Rebranding

The Cost of Rebranding

Sasha Leibold, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018

In 2012 the University of North Dakota was forced to change their nickname from “The Fighting Sioux” to “The Fighting Hawks.” The University’s nickname was originally “The Flickertails” but was unofficially changed to “The Sioux” in 1930. The fighting Sioux was a name that was offen...

United States of Football

United States of Football

Bobby Feaster, Writer

August 29, 2018

Welcome to the United States of Football! The land where winning football games matters more than domestic violence abusers. The latest domestic violence incident in sports happened in Columbus at the Ohio State University, and with this incident came the exposing of Urban Meyer. As many sports fans know...

A creative solution to America’s gun violence

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Columnist

May 1, 2018

The gun control debate was complicated enough. Then the Las Vegas shooting happened, followed by too many school shootings, and now the citizens of the United States are demanding action. Some call for arming teachers or hiring more police officers and security guards, as if that would stop a psychop...

The best time of the year

The best time of the year

Jill Morton, Opinion Columnist

April 30, 2018

Most people think that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, probably because of the song “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year.” But let’s be real, right now is a pretty great time of the year, too. It’s definitely a close second to Christmas time at the very least. It h...

The curious case of the Juul

The curious case of the Juul

Bilal Suleiman, Coulmnist

April 22, 2018

We’re almost a third of the way through 2018 and this year has already been pretty wild. The Fortnite craze has swept the nation unlike any other game before. It’s not uncommon to check the news and discover that another tragic school shooting has occurred, and Donald Trump is still almost causing gl...

For seniors – Enjoy it while it lasts

Jill Morton, Columnist

April 22, 2018

Graduation is just three short weeks away. For seniors, the end of their time at UND is coming with with either dread or delight. Once you graduate, it’s time to go out into the real world where “adulting” begins. Let’s be honest, the real world is kind of scary. No more leaching off your...

Trains, trains, trains

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Columnist

April 16, 2018

America was originally built by the railroad but somewhere along the way, it slowly became an irrelevant part of our society. Today, trains are used for basically just freight transport because everyone else in the United States either drives cars or flies in airplanes to get around the country. In...

Smartphones are ruining our memories

Smartphones are ruining our memories

Jill Morton, Columnist

April 16, 2018

Over the past few years, I have noticed that I rely more and more on my smartphone for just about everything. There are so many convenient apps for anything and everything that you might need. If I lost my phone, I too would feel lost. I use it as my alarm clock, my to-do list, my address book,...

Vote for Chase Johnson

Vote for Chase Johnson

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018

Every year, the UND student government hosts an election system so rigged and compromised it makes George Washington roll in his grave. Tomorrow, the student body will send an email containing a link to vote for the next student body president. This positively promotes convenience for the students ...

There’s no such thing as bad publicity

There’s no such thing as bad publicity

Bilal Suleiman, Columnist

April 8, 2018

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...

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