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Hawks soar

Hawks soar

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports

As the University of North Dakota women’s cross country team prepares to toe the line of the Big Sky Conference cross country meet in Ogden, Utah this Saturday, there is a very different look to the conference roster than anyone was expecting coming into the year. Approaching the cross country season in earl...

Lyft vs. Uber

Lyft vs. Uber

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

Despite Uber’s overall popularity in the ride-sharing industry, students tend to give higher praise to their Grand Forks competitor, Lyft. In a Dakota Student article last Wednesday, much of the article focused on Uber’s relationship with UND. After reaching out on Facebook as to which platform...

Human and sex trafficking on the home front

Aimee Coons, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


Filed under Aimee Coons, Opinion, Showcase

On Oct. 20, 2017, the UND Law School hosted a panel discussing the crisis of human trafficking in the United States, specifically in the North Dakota area. Mediating the panel was John Clark, former President of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC); sitting on the panel was...

Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, Showcase

On Monday night, members of the UND community gathered together in the Memorial Union Ballroom to show solidarity for survivors of domestic abuse, sexual assault and rape. The UND Women’s Center and the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) hosted the event. Two survivors shared their stories...

Student woes with Uber

Student woes with Uber

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

This past spring, both Lyft and Uber expanded their business into Grand Forks. Since then, there have been mixed reactions to how the companies conduct their operations. At the very beginning, there was a lot of buzz and media coverage around these two platforms coming to town. In November of 2015,...

Altitude

Altitude

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

Colorado has always been a major talking point in sports, not only for their sports team’s ability to win championships, but because of the home field/ice advantage. The advantage comes from the altitude. Throughout the history of sports teams in Colorado, the home team has always had the advantage ...

Special Olympics flags down football

Special Olympics flags down football

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Arts&Comm, Devon Abler, 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. ...

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