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Seasonal Depression

Seasonal Depression

Madison Feltman, Edior-In-Chief

November 19, 2019

As the temperature plummets below freezing, the sun begins to hide and the trees grow bare, fall quickly turns into an early winter. With the beginning of a new season comes several changes as many begin to dig out their ice scrapers, winter coats and turn on the heat. One change that several may be ...

Recovery Reinvented

Recovery Reinvented

Madison Feltman, Editor-In-Chief

November 19, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, North Dakota’s First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum hosted her annual Recovery Reinvented event alongside North Dakota’s Governor Doug Burgum. Recovery Reinvented has been the First Lady’s main initiative whilst standing beside her husband. She has taken it upon herself to su...

The Importance of a College Experience

Maddie Deshler, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

The pressure that students face to continue their education at some sort of college after graduating high school is at an all-time high during their junior and senior years. The main reason for this nowadays is because people believe you cannot be successful in this world unless you have a college degree....

SUPERstitious

SUPERstitious

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 29, 2019

This time of year is all-around eerie and spooky, and because of the overall strange vibes, superstitions arise. I don’t know about you, but weird stuff happens around this time of year.    I am not a very superstitious person, but you better believe that when it is a full moon, people sta...

This is Halloween

This is Halloween

Maddie Deshler, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The minute October arrives, Halloween vibes fill the autumn air. October becomes the month of eeriness and fear. Skeletons hang from people’s windows and doors, their bones clattering together in the wind during the late hours of the night. Incandescent outdoor lights are replaced by orange, purple ...

Should Anonymity be allowed?

Should Anonymity be allowed?

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2019

Let me first start by saying that I know very little about politics. I have never understood it. I don’t understand a lot of the terminology, the strategic planning or why we accuse rather than work to fix situations together. However, I do know what I believe in and what aspects I support, but all...

What makes a good teacher

What makes a good teacher

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

October 22, 2019

My childhood was a little different from others growing up. I was born and raised in South Korea for seven years. After, my family decided to immigrate to the United States in 2007 and since then, my life changed for the better. However, as a child trying to make friends with little to no knowledge of...

Never stop defending your faith

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Cheif

October 15, 2019

Growing up in a family with strong Catholic roots and being sent to private catholic school my whole life, I have never had an issue with my faith and how I went along displaying it to others. I had parents who taught me to never be afraid of my faith and by them putting me through catholic schooling I...

Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace

Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2019

It’s 2019. In today’s society, tattoos and piercings are very prevalent. Teenagers are anticipating their 18th birthday to finally go get the tattoo they’ve been designing for months or a piercing without their parent's permission. But with all the excitement, we are told by many people to be c...

Epidemic of Miscommunication

Epidemic of Miscommunication

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Cheif

September 17, 2019

When was the last time you checked social media today? When was the last time you engaged in social media? I mean it didn't happen if I didn't post about it, right? In today's society, social media dominates what we do, think and say. We are constantly checking our Facebook feed, tweeting about this perso...

Don’t be a Wehraboo

Chris Song, Opinion Writer

September 17, 2019

You know I spend all of my time browsing the interwebs. Every now and then I come across the topic of World War II. Eventually, I scroll down to find some donkey in the comments saying "My grandpops Otto was apart of the SS, but he wasn't a National Socialist." That was an exaggeration, but it was clo...

Empathy vs. Sympathy

Empathy vs. Sympathy

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

September 17, 2019

I think it is important to understand the difference between empathy and sympathy. One of my friends, who is a fellow student here at UND, suggested the video “Brené Brown on Empathy” and it talks about how different empathy and sympathy are. The old saying, “you learn something new every day”...

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