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Wellness Center to institute new dress code

Wellness Center to institute new dress code

Diane Newberry, News Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

It’s a typical wintery afternoon at the University of North Dakota Wellness Center, the setting sun saturating the modern, glass-enclosed lobby with light. A sweaty student, finished with his work out for the day, walks past a prominently displayed sign next to the main desk. Ironically, his outfit, ...

Wizard of Oz at the Burtness

Wizard of Oz at the Burtness

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

Burtness Theater was transformed into a humble farm in the middle of the plains of Kansas over the weekend. Students in the University of North Dakota theater department transformed this farm into the magnificent land of Oz, taking the audience members along for the journey. The farm hands transformed i...

The NFL has not gone soft

The NFL has not gone soft

Nick Sallen, Copy editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under Nick Sallen, Opinion, Showcase

Player safety is a top priority for the NFL. In the early 1900’s, football players looked more like rugby players wearing little to no chest protection and no helmet. The league has continuously taken steps to ensure safety to its participants, including making changes and enhancements to game safety...

“Disappointed and Disgusted”

“Disappointed and Disgusted”

Diane Newberry, News Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

On Thursday, Oct. 26 Mark Trahant of the Communications Department announced via Facebook that he would be leaving his position as endowed chair at the University of North Dakota. “I am disappointed and disgusted that the university is not an institutional leader in this state,” Trahant said in his o...

Saturday’s are for the boys

Saturday’s are for the boys

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota Men’s Hockey team has been a top program in the nation for almost its entire existence. The commitment to consistency and excellence sets the program apart from the rest of the teams. While North Dakota has been consistent over the years, the team seems to have a st...

The true Pride of Dakota

The true Pride of Dakota

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

Vendors gathered over the weekend to kick off the holiday season with the Pride of Dakota Holiday Vendor show. From popcorn to mittens to wine, there were a variety of goods created by local businesses throughout North Dakota. Christmas music played in the ballroom as members of the community gathered togeth...

Rating your professors

Rating your professors

Aimee Coons, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Aimee Coons, Opinion, Showcase

The fall semester is coming quickly to a close and registration for spring semester is here. As students gear up to register for the next semester, discussion begins with opinions on professors. For many students the general consensus on professors will dictate whether or not they will be registering...

Logan’s run to the top

Logan’s run to the top

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

University of North Dakota women’s soccer coach Chris Logan was named Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year on Oct. 31 when the conference released the 2017 Big Sky All-Conference Team. Logan is the first coach in program history to earn conference Coach of the Year at the Division I level and it’s...

Will they take it?

Will they take it?

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

While searching the vast depths of the internet, I stumbled across a blog titled “Trash is for Tossers,” written by a woman living in New York named Lauren Singer. I continued to read Singer’s blog, and she mentioned that swapping out disposable plastic and paper cups for reusable mugs are a simple...

Nursing students educate the community on prescription drug disposal

Nursing students educate the community on prescription drug disposal

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

In the wake of the national opioid epidemic being declared a public health crisis, students at the University of North Dakota took action on the issue. Last Thursday, a class of 12 clinical nursing students held an event promoting proper protocol for disposing old or unwanted medications. The event...

A veteran’s take on kneeling for the anthem

A veteran’s take on kneeling for the anthem

Glen Able, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I’m a black Navy veteran and I believe in peaceful protest. Somewhere along the way it appears we have lost respect for people who choose to protest peacefully. The media has flooded the nation with the demonstrations that are violent and unacceptable. However, when people choose to protest in a p...

Clothesline Project

Clothesline Project

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

First initial used to protect the identity of the survivor. The Clothesline Project was present on the University of North Dakota campus during the week of Oct. 23 to 27. The Memorial Union Ballroom was filled with shirts, each one representing a different story of violence against women. The original...

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