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Flowers in season

Flowers in season

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Allyson Bento, News, Showcase

There aren’t many things that could make someone willingly uproot their life in sunny California to brave a frigid North Dakota winter, but for Chuck Flowers football was the magic word. Chuck is a senior safety on the University of North Dakota’s football team, and his journey to where he is today ...

Captain’s log

Captain’s log

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

Austin Poganski is entering his fourth and final season at the University of North Dakota, this time as captain of a historic hockey program. Poganski is joining an elite group including the likes of past captains Gage Ausmus, Matt Greene and Dave Hakstol. Poganski came to UND after playing one year ...

Researching psychedelics

Researching psychedelics

Nick Sallen, Copy Editor

October 11, 2017


Filed under Nick Sallen, Opinion, Showcase

“Psychedelic” is a word used to describe mind-altering and sometimes bizarre hallucinations, especially as it relates to hallucinogens. A hallucinogen is any psychoactive chemical that changes perception, thoughts, emotions and consciousness. The word “hallucination” comes from the Latin word “alu...

UND Wind Ensemble

UND Wind Ensemble

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features, Showcase

The University of North Dakota Wind Ensemble is an ensemble known for their musicianship. Having been invited to perform for various music education events throughout the state of North Dakota, this group has been selected to present performances at the 2001, 2005, 2008, 2011 and 2017 North Dakota Mus...

Turning a corner

Turning a corner

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase

UND football had been struggling through the first half of their season, and we all hate to see it. We want to watch UND succeed in all of their respective sports. The team has been plagued with injuries this year, which makes it even more frustrating to see as a fan. However, looking back at the historic s...

New Homecoming court reigns over the weekend festivities

New Homecoming court reigns over the weekend festivities

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 8, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, Showcase

This year, the University of North Dakota decided to stray away from the well-worn tradition of crowning a Homecoming King and Queen. It was a more inclusive process as organizations nominated their members for a position on the homecoming court, resulting in a court of five school representatives to...

Star-Spangled singer

Star-Spangled singer

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

October 8, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase

Walking out onto the carpet laid on the ice as the last two players are introduced, Mark J. Lindquist looks around attentively. He looks at every fan in the building that is, more times than not, sold out. He takes a deep breath, and says “man, this is awesome” every time before he sings the natio...

Reclassification of bump stocks

Reclassification of bump stocks

Brendan McCabe, Opinion Editor

October 8, 2017


Filed under Brendan McCabe, Opinion, Showcase

On Oct. 1 at 10:05 p.m., a deranged gunman began firing on a large group of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. In the span of 10 minutes, he killed 58 people and injured over 500 more before taking his own life. After horrifying events like these, people always begin to ask themselves what...

New brew in town

New brew in town

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Shelby Johnson, Showcase

“Local. Local. Local.” Chad Gunderson’s goal is to make his brewery a community space for the people of Grand Forks. From the artwork hung on the wall to the local bands that will play for the whole brewery to hear, he wanted to create a space that everyone could enjoy. Although he grew up in Be...

Big fish out of a small pond

Big fish out of a small pond

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports

Ellyssa Peterson, a freshman at the University of North Dakota, always had her eyes set on running at the collegiate level. Many high school athletes at small schools have trouble succeeding and getting recognized because of the lack of resources and the focus of recruiters on the larger schools in the s...

Making more free books available to students

Making more free books available to students

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 4, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

Even amidst budget upheaval, the University of North Dakota has saved students $3.7 million in textbook costs over the last two academic years through a revolutionary new program. Dean of Libraries and Information Resources Stephanie Walker had just started work in her position at UND when she was asked t...

The necessity of sleep to college students

The necessity of sleep to college students

Jill Morton, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


Filed under jill morton, Opinion, Showcase

How often do you wake up wanting more than anything to throw your alarm clock across the room and crawl back under your warm blankets? Turns out, a lot of people feel this way most mornings. An article in the Huffington Post noted one in three Americans are getting less than the necessary amount need...

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