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Cross Country comes to a close

Cross Country comes to a close

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Fighting Hawks, madison overby, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND, UND Sports

As snow gave way to mud in Peoria, Illinois after almost 500 runners ran lap after lap on the golf course, the 2018 UND cross country season came to an end. The end of this season also marked head coach Richard Clay’s final cross country season, ending a career of 34 years. Clay is the most tenured...

The ball keeps rolling

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Fighting Hawks, Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s basketball team is off to an incredible start in the 2018-19 college basketball season. The Fighting Hawks got their season started the right way with a 104-48 blowout victory over Northland College on November 6. Sharpshooting redshirt freshman Aanen Moody led...

An Emerging Leader: Mark Senden

An Emerging Leader: Mark Senden

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Fighting Hawks, Grand forks, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND Hockey, UND Sports

Working hard with a smile. That is North Dakota freshman Mark Senden’s attitude towards hockey. The 20-year-old freshman from Medina, Minnesota was not expecting to make the lineup at the start of the season. However, his work ethic and tenacity has made it almost impossible for Brad Berry and th...

Plans for building renovations

Plans for building renovations

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Sasha Leibold, Showcase, UND, UND Student Gov

On November 20, 2018 UND students will have the opportunity to vote yes or no on a fee to build a new Memorial Union. If students vote yes, an amount of $14 per credit would increase by two percent each year and be paid by enrolled students at the beginning of the spring semester of 2020 through the fa...

Higher Education Board Changes

Higher Education Board Changes

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, ND, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Last November, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order that led to the creation of a task force comprised of himself and 14 members which he appointed. The task force was formed to evaluate the governance structure for North Dakota’s higher education system to determine if opportun...

Why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Bobby Feaster, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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...

A new partnership takes off

A new partnership takes off

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Grand forks, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, UND, UND Aviation

As the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences celebrates 50 years of excellence, they also celebrate a new partnership with Sun Country Airlines. The partnership marks the beginning of a new program offered to commercial aviation students, known as the Sun Country Bridge Program. The program ent...

Women’s Soccer wraps up first season in Summit League

Women’s Soccer wraps up first season in Summit League

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Fighting Hawks, Luke Askew, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, UND Soccer, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota women’s soccer team ended their historic season in disappointing fashion with two straight Summit League losses. The Fighting Hawks got off to a record-setting start in 2018. They won five of their first seven games with an incredible plus-21 goal differential. All fi...

The Rolling Jones

The Rolling Jones

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Fighting Hawks, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND, UND Hockey, UND Sports

After beating former WCHA rivals University of Minnesota Golden Gophers in Las Vegas, North Dakota looked to carry the momentum back to the Ralph Engelstad Arena for a series against another former WCHA rival in the Wisconsin Badgers.   Friday While senior alternate captain, Rhett Gardner, stol...

The Seasons of Life

The Seasons of Life

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Opinion, Quinn Robinson-Duff, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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


Filed under Bobby Feaster, ND, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Vote

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 ...

Trivia Takeover

Trivia Takeover

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Community Fun, Dakota Student, Family, Grand forks, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Trivia Takeover is a trivia event hosted by the university every couple of weeks, the topics are chosen from popular media. Past themes have included Disney, the television show Friends and most recently the book and movie series Harry Potter. Each trivia night attracts dozens of teams of like-min...

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