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Stop Making Excuses

Stop Making Excuses

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinions Writer

February 5, 2019

Stop making excuses. Every day we run into people who always have an excuse for something in life. “Oh, I just have no time, I wouldn’t even know where to start, it’s so hard to be successful at that.” Well guess what, something worth obtaining in life always has its challenges and difficulties...

College Cat Lady

College Cat Lady

Maddie TwoCrow, Opinions Writer

February 5, 2019

I’ve been in college for six semesters. I’ve spent four of them by myself, and two with a couple of cats. If I could do it all over again, I’d get the cats as soon as I could live somewhere that would allow them. My cats, Aleister and Gucci, are both rescues from Circle of Friends Humane Societ...

Parking pass problems

Parking pass problems

Se Kwon, Opinions Writer

February 5, 2019

Rumor has it that the University of North Dakota oversold their parking permits this year. UND offers certain zones that require parking permits; ‘A’ is only offered for the administrative faculty/staff, ‘S’ is offered for the student lots, ‘H’ is for on-campus housing zones such as residence...

Leaving coffee behind

Leaving coffee behind

Maddie TwoCrow, Opinions Writer

January 29, 2019

College is a stressful time with so much to do, and I’m not the only one who turns to coffee to try to be alert for class and get all my work done. 40 percent of college students are drinking coffee every day, according to a University of New Hampshire study. It’s both a college student cliche a...

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

A happy smiley stands out from the crowd

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 ...

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