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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...

Land’s End Amtgard

Land’s End Amtgard

Olga Kopp, Arts & Community Writer

October 22, 2019

The world would not be as exciting without games, especially when you can live in it 24/7.   If you were ever curious who was that crowd of people dressing up in medieval costumes and running around with foam and wooden swords at University is, I’ll introduce you to Land’s End Amtgard....

Should Anonymity be allowed?

Should Anonymity be allowed?

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2019

Let me first start by saying that I know very little about politics. I have never understood it. I don’t understand a lot of the terminology, the strategic planning or why we accuse rather than work to fix situations together. However, I do know what I believe in and what aspects I support, but all...

A Letter From Our Editor

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2019

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

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

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...

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