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It’s Complicated

Demetria Slyt, Opinion Writer February 12, 2021

I’m sure everyone can agree this past year has had its fair share of setbacks but even saying that is an understatement. Among those setbacks were countless family gatherings, like weddings for example....

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COVID-19 Vaccine and UND

Kylee Danks, News Writer January 25, 2021

COVID-19 vaccine rollout began in December for North Dakota, part of Phase 1A, the vaccine prioritization established by the North Dakota Department of Health. This initial vaccination process included...

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Maskless in North Dakota

Demetria Slyt, Staff Writer January 22, 2021

Last Friday, Governor Doug Burgum announced that the mask mandate in North Dakota would be lifted on Monday, Jan. 18, as COVID-19 cases have begun to drop. The decision to lower the mask mandate was...

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Tom Cruise’s COVID Rant

Sarah Larson, Art and Community Writer December 21, 2020

Back in February, filming for Mission Impossible 7 was forced to stop production due to Covid in Italy. However, they then picked production back up in September, being able to film in Norway, Italy, and...

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Is rushing the vaccine worth the risk?

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer December 7, 2020

As the search for a Coronavirus vaccine presses on into December, the World Health Organization has yet to approve a cure. Regulators require both safety and efficacy for approval. 58 vaccines are undergoing...

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Mental Health and the COVID-19 Crisis

Kate Willett, News Writer December 7, 2020

It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of people all across the world. Quarantine and lockdowns can have a detrimental effect on the human psyche if measures are not...

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The COVID-19 Vaccine

Kate Willett, News Writer November 30, 2020

With coronavirus cases in the US constantly rising, the race is on to find an effective vaccine to fight the virus. There is no authorized or recommended vaccine yet, as all of the vaccines in the making...

COVID-19 and Teaching

COVID-19 and Teaching

Brianna Mayhair, News Editor November 23, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted our community in more than one way.  The University of North Dakota has been taking steps to keep the students and staff safe during this time.  In doing so, teaching has changed...

Shop small now more than ever

Shop small now more than ever

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer November 23, 2020

Keeping the doors open is the biggest challenge facing small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Yelp’s Economic Impact Report stated that 60 percent of the businesses that had closed by September...

Customizable Quarantine Options

Customizable Quarantine Options

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer November 16, 2020

UND students who have tested positive for COVID-19 or are considered close contacts are sent to Grand Forks hotels, graciously paid for by the school. These students are in isolation and once in their...

An Update on the Coronavirus

An Update on the Coronavirus

Kate Willett, News Writer November 16, 2020

By now, we all know of the COVID-19 situation and how serious it is. The United States alone has had over 10 million cases and almost 250,000 deaths. Because of this, and how easy it is for the virus...

UND Sports Return to Action

UND Sports Return to Action

James DeArman, Sports Writer November 13, 2020

As the Covid-19 epidemic tightens its grip on North Dakota the need for a distraction and a sense of hope is needed more than ever. Nothing gives us these feelings more than sports and in a time when...

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