Dakota Student

A Letter From Our Editor

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2019


Filed under Dakota Student, Showcase, Uncategorized, UND

To the readers of Dakota Student, first I would like to thank you for picking up the paper that I poured my heart into for the last four years. Whether you picked up a copy, clicked a link or shared a story with us to share with the world, you have been the reason we publish each and every week. The Dak...

Letter to the Editor

Nicholas

April 2, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Because of the breadth of this 800-word, meandering, and frankly long-winded column, I will here respond to just one of the points the columnist brings up. First, the pattern of voting behavior the columnist describes is not called identity politics. Identity politics is a phenomenon not of the candid...

Dakota Student Podcast

Allyson Bento, Madison Feltman, Megan Vogt, and Molly Andrews

March 5, 2019


Filed under Uncategorized, Video, Video Stories

Welcome to our first ever video podcast. Editor in Chief, Allyson Bento brings back some of her favorite treats from her homeland, CANADA! Joined in studio by Madison Feltman, Megan Vogt, and Molly Andrews. Like this video? Share and Subscribe for more! Be sure to follow us on social media @dakotastudent Editor's...

Mutton Bustin’

Mutton Bustin’

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Family, Molly Andrews, ND, Showcase

Wojo Rodeos joined Patch on Point for a good mutton bustin’ to kick off the weekend in Grand Forks. Patch on the Point is new to East Grand Forks and they have a lot of things to do for people of any age. The have a variety of pumpkins and gourds to buy but they also have a bunch of fun things...

Hawks Take Down the Grizzlies

Hawks Take Down the Grizzlies

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Sports

The UND Football team had a statement win on Saturday over the Montana Grizzlies. They won in impressive fashion with a final score of 41-14. While the offense performed at an extremely high level, the defense is really what set the tone early on for the Fighting Hawks. On the opening drive for...

Juuls

Juuls

Madison Feltman, News Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Walking around the University of North Dakota, let alone any sort of college campus, you are likely to stumble upon the use of e-cigarettes otherwise known as a Juul or a vape. The market for e-cigarettes has skyrocketed within the last 5 years. As their main business model ‘better for you’ has ...

The unpredictable month of October

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Bobby Feaster, Dakota Student, Opinion, Showcase

October is the greatest month out of all the 12 months, and no, it is not because my birthday is in October. I love October the most because it is the best time of year to be a sports fan. October is the month that all the major sports are playing. It is such an exciting time. There is playoff baseball...

Playing in the Pumpkin Patch

Playing in the Pumpkin Patch

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Community Fun, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Spooky Season

Nothing screams fall more than pumpkins, corn mazes, pumpkins and haunted houses. Imagine if there was a place where you could get your fix of fall in just one stop. If you visit Nelson’s Pumpkin Patch you can do just that. This is the patch’s 22nd season and there are many fun activities to do, ...

Club lacrosse team frustrated by treatment

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

May 1, 2018


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

UND’s club sports seasons are coming to a close, but the men’s lacrosse club ended their season a bit earlier than they hoped with a cancellation of their only home game of the season due to field conditions and the inability to move the venue from their practice fields near BioLife Plasma Center. ...

A creative solution to America’s gun violence

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Columnist

May 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The gun control debate was complicated enough. Then the Las Vegas shooting happened, followed by too many school shootings, and now the citizens of the United States are demanding action. Some call for arming teachers or hiring more police officers and security guards, as if that would stop a psychop...

University’s relationship with Pearson remains cloudy

University’s relationship with Pearson remains cloudy

Diane Newberry, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

In November 2017, Strategic Plan Goal Three Project Manager Jeffrey Holm said the fall 2018 semester was the “go-live watch date” for the University of North Dakota’s digital push.  Four months later, the university has signed a contract with Pearson Online Learning Services and two UND gr...

What just happened !?!

What just happened !?!

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under jacob notermann, News

Last Sunday, a group of students from UND Students for Sustainability paired up with local fifth graders to pick up trash around the Coulee.  The Coulee is regularly criticized for collecting high amounts of garbage. It’s important to go to where everything is collecting, pick it up, and throw it out. Ot...

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