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Investigation into possible Trump-Russia collusion not enough to warrant impeachment

Investigation into possible Trump-Russia collusion not enough to warrant impeachment

Nick Sallen, Copy editor

September 4, 2017


Filed under Nick Sallen, Opinion, Showcase

One year into the FBI’s investigation into President Donald J. Trump’s administration alleged collusion with Russia has brought to light a number of suspects, but very little concrete evidence which would warrant an impeachment. I see only two strong instances where Trump’s advisers have colluded wit...

Team North Dakota

Team North Dakota

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Stephanie Hollman

In 2012, when then-undergrad Mallory Olson found out that UND didn’t have a synchronized skating team, she decided to start her own. Borne from her lifelong passion of figure skating was Team North Dakota, which remains the state’s only collegiate synchronized figure skating team. Olson is now the...

Tearing down the legacy

Tearing down the legacy

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota is a staple in the hockey community, recognized for producing high-class hockey players into the National Hockey League and the Olympics. So, when the news came out about the cutting of women’s hockey at UND, there was a shock around the community as a whole. Whether it was from ...

Swinging for scholarships

Swinging for scholarships

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Sports

After looking forward to it all year, a wide range of golfers gathered at the beautiful Walhalla Country Club for the sixth annual Frank White Golf Tournament on July 8. This annual tournament is put together by Frank White, a native to Walhalla N.D. and a sought after professor in the University of...

O’ For Heaven’s Cakes

O’ For Heaven’s Cakes

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

As the only specialty cupcake store in Grand Forks, O’ for Heaven’s Cakes N’ More is a gem that will satisfy the cravings of almost any sweet-tooth. Voted as one of the Best 10 Bakeries in North Dakota by www.bestthingsnd.com and the winner of the “Best Cake” People’s Choice Award by the ...

From the Editor-in-Chief

From the Editor-in-Chief

Matt Eidson, Editor-in-Chief

August 29, 2017


Filed under Matt Eidson, Opinion, Showcase

As we begin the new semester, that familiar fall anticipation reminds me that my favorite time of year is finally here. The air’s cool, the campus is still glowing with the bright colors of summer and that back-to-school excitement buzzes all around me. Yet at the same time, I’m exhausted. The n...

Surviving your first year

Surviving your first year

Nick Sallen, Copy editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Nick Sallen, Opinion, Showcase

Congratulations on completing your first week of classes at UND. Before you throw away that syllabus, I’d like to take a moment to be your older brother and give you some sage advice on what do and what to stay away from during your first year. That seemingly useless sheet of paper is a great remi...

The smell is natural, but the coulee isn’t

The smell is natural, but the coulee isn’t

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

The familiar “rotten-egg” smell of the English Coulee is the result of sulfate in the water that converts to hydrogen sulfide gas when it reacts with organic matter. Dr. Phil Gerla is an associate professor of geology and eological engineering at the University of North Dakota. “It’s nothing unnatu...

Grand Forks bus routes restructured

Grand Forks bus routes restructured

Nick Sallen, Copy Editor

May 5, 2017


Filed under News, Nick Sallen, Showcase

The Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Cities Area Transit (CAT) have updated their Transit Development Plan (TDP) to better meet city bus rider needs as the city continues to develop. According to the TDP handout, the new route changes will “strengthen existing...

UND Football on the rise

UND Football on the rise

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Adam Gunderman, Showcase, Sports

In 2017, the Fighting Hawks will not only be looking to defend their Big Sky conference title, but also trying to improve on their 2016 season. The 2016 season saw the Hawks achieve many program firsts. They made the FCS playoffs for the first time, they won the Big Sky conference for the first time,...

Summer sessions

Summer sessions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

Since joining the Big Sky in 2012, the UND women’s soccer team hasn’t had the success they’ve wanted. In fact, the team has a 9-57-6 record in five seasons with the conference, bad enough for the worst conference record during that stretch and four years spent at the bottom of the Big Sky. Katie...

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