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Letter to the Editor

Nicholas

April 2, 2019

Because of the breadth of this 800-word, meandering, and frankly long-winded column, I will here respond to just one of the points the columnist brings up. First, the pattern of voting behavior the columnist describes is not called identity politics. Identity politics is a phenomenon not of the candid...

Don’t make college free

Don’t make college free

Mason Dunleavy, Opinion Writer

March 26, 2019

Why tuition-free college is a terrible idea Senator Bernie Sanders has called for tuition-free schooling, enticing millions through the years, but what does that mean?   Sanders first introduced a College for All Act in 2017, which would target people on Wall Street to pay for public co...

Current State of Our Politics

Current State of Our Politics

Mason Dunleavy, Opinion Writer

March 5, 2019

To start off, I strongly believe in capitalism and our beautiful republic. I strongly believe in the American voters to not follow the same path many other countries have followed. If you are a socialist and get offended by this, please read through my arguments. The biggest problem to me is identity politi...

Student Senate Race Begins

Student Senate Race Begins

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

March 5, 2019

It seems like not too long ago, student body elections were happening on a chilly spring day. They are back, and two students have already announced their candidacy. Sophomores, Gracie Lian and Matthew Ternus are taking the journey to run as student body president and vice president, respectively. ...

Scan and Vote

Scan and Vote

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

January 29, 2019

The North Dakota State legislature has been busy this session discussing changes to the Century Code. One of the bills that would change the Century Code if passed, is an addition to what an eligible voter identification card is for college students. In a state that has one of the largest voter turnou...

Government Stalement

Government Stalement

Madison Feltman, News Editor

January 15, 2019

The country has found itself just short of chaos as a government shutdown has turned from a matter of days to now weeks and quite possibly months. The longest ever U.S. Government shutdown began at midnight on Dec 22. President Donald Trump and U.S. lawmakers have remained in the deadlocked stando...

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 ...

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