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Should University Students be Required to Wear Masks?

Should University Students be Required to Wear Masks?

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer

September 14, 2020

Since the beginning of COVID-19, health organizations and disease centers have been very controversial about whether masks are effective in reducing the rate of infection. Recently, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have shifted their guidelines and now rec...

The Wellness Center and Covid-19

The Wellness Center and Covid-19

Brianna Mayhair, News Editor

September 14, 2020

Class is in session and homework is piling up, so take a break from studying and go to the Wellness Center for some exercise!  Through an email on Sept. 3, Christopher Suriano, Director of Wellness & Health Promotion at the Wellness Center at the University of North Dakota (UND) exp...

How the Art Community is Dealing with COVID-19 at UND

How the Art Community is Dealing with COVID-19 at UND

Sarah Larson, Arts and Comm Writer

August 31, 2020

Due to Covid-19, this fall semester has been a new experience for students and faculty here at UND. To ensure everyone’s safety here on campus, everyone has been required to wear masks, especially when indoors. Meaning masks must be worn during all classes, including those where it may be more diffi...

COVID-19: UND and the Situation in North Dakota

COVID-19: UND and the Situation in North Dakota

Kate Willett, News Writer

August 31, 2020

The number of coronavirus cases, or COVID-19, on campus continue to rise. Unfortunately, after the explosion of COVID-19 in some of the fraternities and sororities, the cases only continued to expand into welcome weekend. According to the UND Coronavirus Dashboard as of 5pm on Friday, August 2...

Common sense vs. rumor

Common sense vs. rumor

Madie McPherson, Opinion Writer

April 28, 2020

The world is full of interesting people. Whether they possess the I.Q. of a genius or are the most seemingly ‘mediocre’ person someone has ever met, all of us tend to agree more on one major social system: common sense versus rumor. To elaborate, we function in this system of listening to everythi...

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...

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...

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