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Small businesses need us

Small businesses need us

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2020

  Small businesses need our support to stay alive. When this all passes, because one day it will, we will be thankful for those times when we spent a little extra at the small town coffee shop because that meant they could pay their bills that month. Upgrading from a 12-ounce iced vanilla la...

Tiger King

Tiger King

Madie McPherson, Opinion Writer

April 7, 2020

Netflix’s Tiger King. When I first heard about it, I genuinely found the premise so stupid until I watched the first episode, and from there it was history. I got caught up in watching the rest of the episodes and trying to figure the possible reason why this show is such a success. Why during this time of unc...

America’s Fastest-Growing Sport, Soccer

America's Fastest-Growing Sport, Soccer

James DeArman, Sports Writer

April 7, 2020

In the United States, sports reign as king as we often gather in modern chapels of athleticism to praise and scorn. Sports are woven into our lives as an ever present figure and for some it is as if strands of our DNA are coated in our teams signature colors. But even with its domination of the ente...

Social media misconstruction

Social media misconstruction

Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

Social media; it can be wonderful, invigorating and seemingly so informative in regard to current events and what is happening around the world. A human living in the United States can feel that they are part of some sort of festival happening in France (a general example for social media use), and they...

Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

March 10, 2020

The widespread coronavirus (COVID-19) has officially made it to Minnesota with two confirmed cases, which means that the coronavirus is closer to home (North Dakota) than ever before. The University of North Dakota released another statement on the coronavirus regarding study abroad, travel and ways t...

Census 2020

Census 2020

Staff, News Writer

March 10, 2020

2020 is a big year for the United States, not only are we electing a new president but we are  also participating in a nationwide effort to count our population through the Census. Starting in 1970 our nation has mandated a national count of the population every decade which is conducted by the U.S. Ce...

2020 Census – Do Your Part

2020 Census - Do Your Part

Madison Feltman, Editor-In-Chief

March 3, 2020

Every 10 years the United States Government gathers population information on the country through the Census. As 2020 has gotten off to a quick start, the U.S. Census Bureau is working hard to recruit Census Takers to ensure that each and every citizen is accounted for.    The importance of the Census is extremely un...

Caucuses and Primaries

Caucuses and Primaries

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 26, 2020

The state of South Carolina is next up to hold its primary for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.    A polling website, 270towin.com, has projected Joe Biden to win the state, but Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders have been upsetting the polls with their recent victories in early pri...

Tobacco Advertising

Tobacco Advertising

Cortnie Cottrell, Opinion Writer

February 25, 2020

Coming from a household where both of my parents were addicted to smoking having all of their experience before my existence. I grew up hearing the phrase, “don’t smoke, it is an expensive, bad habit.” Also growing up, my school counselor would come into our elementary classes and talk about the...

State of the Union

State of the Union

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 4., President Donald Trump delivered his third State of the Union address shortly after the acquittal from the Senate. Highlighting the achievements of the past year, President Trump also spoke about numerous guests and their stories. Several freshman representatives did not attend the State of the...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 14, 2020

Last week the official death toll for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) officially surpassed the 2003 SARS outbreak. The number of infected is more than 37,000 as of Sunday and the death toll has reached over 800 with two deaths outside of China. The first death outside of China was reported in the Ph...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 4, 2020

On Saturday, Massachusetts became the 8th state in the United States affected by the coronavirus. In addition to the newly confirmed case in the U.S., the first death due to the coronavirus outside of China was confirmed in the Philippines on Sunday. UND and multiple other universities have suspended al...

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