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International Human Rights Organization

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

One of the more unique and insightful organizations on campus, the International Human Rights Organization focuses on “increasing awareness, educating others and actively working to decrease human rights violations in our community and around the world.” IHRO teaches members about local and global...

Big media attacks N.D. politician

Dave Owen, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As someone who reads multiple papers, it’s interesting to note when a particular individual or group is targeted by the news. Usually, it’s someone of great national importance, a figure who leans to the other side of the political spectrum of the paper and promoted a policy which will have subst...

Trump in office

Trump in office

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion, Showcase

Nearly six months ago, Donald Trump was elected as the 45th President of the United States and he promised to the American people that he would “Make America Great Again.”  The first 100 days of his presidency proved that he fully intends to keep the promise that got him elected to office. “...

Cutting champions

Cutting champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Opinion, Showcase

It’s almost been a month since UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announced that the women’s hockey team, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, would be cut at the university. After taking time to gather my thoughts on the situation, one thing still hasn’t sat well with...

Immaturity and disrespect in politics

Dave Owen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As the title of this article might indicate, I believe that we are getting dangerously divisive in political rhetoric, and one need look no further than the most recent political campaigns to see how nasty people can become. Now I had hoped the Clinton and Trump crowds would settle down after the election,...

The Pink Spiders

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

As time goes on it is always fun to discover new bands. Over the years I have found hundreds. Whether it be going to open acts at concerts or endless, mindless YouTube/Spotify/iTunes surfing. Somehow a band called “The Pink Spiders” alluded me. This three piece band from Nashville, Tenn. is a...

Listening to both sides of the story

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017


Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

One of the most prominent conservatives in the country that I admire is Sean Hannity. His program on Fox News, as well as his radio show, are two of the greatest sources of truth in the media. He’s a down-to-earth, honest journalist who speaks the truth during a time that the media is favorable to...

Coulter deserves to speak

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

University of California-Berkeley is experiencing an instance of someones first amendment. UC-Berkeley is feeling the fire for canceling a speech to be given by conservative author Ann Coulter scheduled for April 27. I know I’ll find much opposition in my opinion about Ann Coulter, but I admire her a...

Trump not afraid of uphill battle

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

One of the new presidential administration’s earliest and more controversial decisions was the travel ban. On January 27, President Trump signed the executive order that dictated citizens from specific countries, such as Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and all refugees from Syria ar...

Election ethics unenforced during student gov elections

Election ethics unenforced during student gov elections

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, Opinion, Showcase

There was a bribery epidemic in the student elections just a week ago. The worst part was that it was all completely legal. With election season now coming to a close for the University of North Dakota, we must congratulate the Bachmeier-Hanson team on running the successful campaign for student body...

Live at the Amsterdam

Live at the Amsterdam

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion, Showcase

As everyone in St. Paul stepped outside on Monday, April 10, they noticed that the temperature had gone down forty degrees from the day before and was now just below freezing. The air was cold and the sky spit rain and snow. For some odd reason,  I seem to be cursed. Every time I step foot in the...

Summer driving in N.D.

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

I am currently sitting outside in the courtyard of my dorm writing this article and boy does it feel great. Having the sun shine on my back, a glass or pineapple mango juice next to me, it’s never felt so great to be outside this year. A discussion was brought up the other day between my friends...

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