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Veteran’s Day – Honoring those who have served

Veteran’s Day – Honoring those who have served

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

November 19, 2019

Veteran’s Day, for some, is a national holiday that merely means a day off from school or work, but for many, it holds a much deeper meaning than a day off. Veteran’s Day is a time for us all to pay our respects to those who are serving and who have previously served. For one day, we stand united as...

ISIS Leader Killed

ISIS Leader Killed

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

November 5, 2019

During the night on Oct. 26, the United States successfully took down the leader and founder of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. A planned raid throughout the night in northwest Syria targeted a compound occupied by Baghdadi. President Trump held a conference in the Diplomatic Reception Room m...

Cost of Halloween

Cost of Halloween

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

October 29, 2019

Whether it is the candy-induced coma after indulging yourself throughout the night or the lingering makeup from your extravagant costume the next morning, each year Halloween celebrations seem to outdo itself time and time again. With the reputation of Halloween becoming more popular each year, coincidently,...

New Troop Movements

New Troop Movements

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 23, 2019

Last week, President Trump announced plans to remove U.S. troops from Syria amid growing tensions between two U.S. allies, the Turkish government and Kurdish forces, both of whom have helped fight the Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL) through the years. The Kurdish backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been a ke...

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...

Trump Rally in Minnesota

Trump Rally in Minnesota

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 15, 2019

On Oct. 10, President Trump held a rally in Minneapolis, Minn., in an effort to “turn the state red.” In his opening statement, he declares, “We are going to win this state.” Trump lost Minnesota by a narrow margin in 2016, but he hopes this election will be different. His supporters flocked to Minne...

100th Anniversary of ROTC at UND

100th Anniversary of ROTC at UND

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

October 14, 2019

Once a UND industrial engineering student in 1996, now UND’s professor of military science, Lieutenant Colonel Murphy is incredibly honored to be celebrating with UND’s Army ROTC’s 100th year anniversary on campus.  When Lieutenant Murphy was enrolled at UND back in 1991-1996 and was activel...

New Lawsuit Against Trump Admin

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 8, 2019

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a new lawsuit against the Trump Administration, this time focusing on defending the families separated by President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy. The lawsuit alleges that family separations have caused mental trauma to children affected by ...

Really… again?

Really… again?

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 1, 2019

Here we go again folks, yet another impeachment attempt against President Donald Trump. This impeachment attempt, championed by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, was started on Sept. 24. So, what’s new in the latest impeachment inquiry? A phone call between President Trump and President Volodymyr ...

Refinery Bombing

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

September 24, 2019

Drones and their capabilities have been demonstrated throughout the years, helping or hurting communities. The destructive force of drones is often the one being spoken about in news cycles.    A recent drone bombing on Saudi Arabia’s largest refinery, Abqaiq Oil Refinery, has sent oil p...

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