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Winter Dangers

Winter Dangers

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

January 28, 2020

It may be Spring semester, but Winter is still in full swing. North Dakota is known for its long winters with low temperatures and large quantities of snow, so what are some things people should know to survive the harsh weather? Understanding common weather vocabulary is one-way individuals can prepare for the w...

The Emerging Coronavirus

The Emerging Coronavirus

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

January 28, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the government of China shut down all transportation to and from Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, and several other cities in order to defend against a new foe. A coronavirus has emerged from a market in China, some say from eating snake, others say from eating bats. Coronaviruses,...

Home Sweet Home For UND Basketball

James DeArman, Sports Writer

January 28, 2020

For the University of North Dakota Men's basketball team there is no place like home. After a rough stretch of four straight loses, three of which coming away, the Fighting Hawks returned to the friendly confines of the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center for matchups with the bottom half of the Summit Leagu...

Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort

Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort

Olga Kopp, Art & Community Writer

January 28, 2020

Although the winter break is over, the winter season has just begun, and it is important to enjoy this season as much as we can.   Fortunately, we know how to make this season more enjoyable: go to the ski resort!   Not many of you know that North Dakota has the Frost Fire Park and Ski Resort in Wa...

Women’s Basketball looking for Strong Summit Performance

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

January 28, 2020

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team is just seven games into conference play and are sitting at fifth in the Summit League. They took on Denver here at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Friday night and came up just short, falling to Denver 81-91. This loss boosted Denver in the...

Change in seasons, change in mental health

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

December 1, 2019

As winter settles in quickly in Grand Forks, with leaves hitting the ground and snow covering them, Seasonal Affective Disorder is coming in full swing as well. Seasonal Affective Disorder, better known as seasonal depression, is a form of depression that comes and goes with the seasons. This disorder...

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

December 1, 2019

The University of North Dakota held community forums for the six candidates for the UND presidency, now only three candidates remain. The three finalists for the position are Dr. Andrew Armacost, Dr. Laurie Nichols and Dr. David Rosowsky. With a wide array of states being represented in the president se...

Bullying Never Goes Away

Bullying Never Goes Away

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2019

The word ‘bullying’ is a word that a vast majority of people are familiar with and would be able to give you a quick, loose definition. Bullying is something that several people and especially youth have been educated on, due to the consequences of the behavior. Bullying is a topic that is never irrele...

Why do we laugh at others misfortunes

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 26, 2019

Do you ever catch yourself mindlessly scrolling through Facebook or the latest craze, Tik Tok watching endless hours of videos? I know I do. Usually as I wind down for the night, I spend time watching videos such as Tipsy Bartender or Ellen mindlessly. However, recently I have found myself laughing at...

Maleficent backstory

Maleficent backstory

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

November 20, 2019

“Before the sun sets on her sixteenth birthday, she will prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel, and fall into a sleep like death! A sleep from which she will never awaken!” Is this quote familiar to you? Do you remember which movie is it from? You will be right if you think that t...

Quality is better than quantity

Quality is better than quantity

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

November 5, 2019

When I was just a little girl, I dreamed of having everything. I dreamed of having a white castle- looking mansion, with puppies running around and a slide from my dream bedroom to the downstairs area. As a few years passed by and I started transitioning into high school, I wanted more things like nice...

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...

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