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Special Olympics flags down football

Special Olympics flags down football

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features, Showcase

On Saturday afternoon members of the UND Special Olympics Club, volunteers and students with special needs ventured out to the old football stadium for a flag football tournament. Athletes competing were traveling teams from North Dakota State University, Minot State University, the University of North Dakota ...

The freaks come out at night

The freaks come out at night

Aimee Coons, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Aimee Coons, Opinion, Showcase

Halloween has always been a fun time of the year. It’s a time to watch scary movies with your friends, dress up in elaborate costumes, eat excessive amounts of candy without feeling bad about yourself…but it can also be a time of true horror. Unfortunately, Halloween is a time of year crime rate tends to s...

A busy year for UND’s athletic trainers

A busy year for UND’s athletic trainers

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports

The athletes of the University of North Dakota are in good hands with the athletic training staff who are working to provide them with care day-in and day-out. From the outside looking in, people realize there is a high risk of injury in college sports. It’s easy to look on the sidelines during ...

The prodigal Yon

The prodigal Yon

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Quinn Robinson-Duff, Showcase, Sports

Let the skates glide and the pucks fly. The University of North Dakota and the Golden Gophers of Minnesota are at it once again bringing, their rivalry back to the Ralph Engelstad Arena for the first time in six seasons. For one player on the UND hockey team, this rivalry means something completely...

Hockey after college

Hockey after college

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase, Sports

Everyone who calls themselves a fan of college hockey has probably informed you they prefer watching it over the NHL. That is absolutely the case with most UND hockey fans. This year is even more meaningful. This year something magical happens in the season. UND gets to play the Gophers in the Ralph. ...

Ralph’s Rivalry Returns

Ralph’s Rivalry Returns

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

When the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota first took the ice back in 1930, the players probably didn’t what they were about get their schools into. Did they know Grand Forks and the Twin Cities would be linked forever? Did they know this one game would turn into an almost...

Parking changes to continue

Parking changes to continue

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 18, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

Like any student running late to class knows: as campus evolves, so too must parking. Over the next ten years, the University of North Dakota plans to make many changes to its buildings and layout. Parking considerations are an important aspect being considered in the notorious master plan. “It’s...

Truth and Reconciliation

Truth and Reconciliation

Matt Eidson, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2017


Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

As the weather turns chilly, students across the University of North Dakota campus can be seen shoving their hands into their pockets and tucking their chins behind their collars. While the cold is a standard reminder that winter is coming, it also reminds Mike Hendrickson that it’s time for the Truth...

What’s the point of Columbus Day?

What’s the point of Columbus Day?

Aimee Coons, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Aimee Coons, Opinion, Showcase

Columbus Day became a federal holiday in 1937 to commemorate his landing in the Americas on October 12, 1492. Columbus landed on various islands in the Bahamas and explored Central and South America. He never set foot on North America. In fact, Columbus was one of the last explorers of the Americas....

Fall Campus Safety Tour

Fall Campus Safety Tour

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features, Showcase

Thursday night a group of community members joined the University Police Department for UND’s annual fall campus safety tour. Students, faculty, and community members were invited to come and join the UPD staff through their walk throughout campus. This provided participants with the opportunity to help U...

Making moves

Making moves

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

Transferring schools in college sports is not uncommon, but in college hockey it is done very rarely. For the University of North Dakota, this season there have been three transfers, two leaving the program (Chris Wilkie and Matej Tomek) and one coming into the program (Nick Jones). Prior to this l...

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