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How Burnout Affects Relationships

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer December 29, 2020

The normalization of a workaholic lifestyle has driven employees and students across the country to feelings of energy depletion and exhaustion, increased mental distance from activities, and feelings...

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Stigma of Mental Health

Demetria Slyt, Opinion Writer December 28, 2020

For longer than you could fathom, there has been a stigma around mental illness and mental health. This stigma, or rather those who perpetrate it, has created negative outlooks on the issue, have created...

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The Glamorization of Overworking Pt. 2

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer December 11, 2020

The United States has been proven to outperform Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands, Finland, Switzerland, and Austria in the workforce industry. The U.S. is also outranked by all of these countries on the...

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It’s never too early for Christmas movies

Iris Mlnarik, Opinion Editor December 11, 2020

Thanksgiving has come and gone, and the leftovers have officially run out. Good thing because there is no way you can force yourself one more bite of turkey. It’s Christmas Time and yet, you would...

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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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The Crisis of the Undecided Student

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer December 4, 2020

As the University of North Dakota reaches the end of the first semester, numerous freshmen, sophomores, and the occasional upper-class student are entering panic mode. Some are rethinking their choice...

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Veterans Day

Brianna Mayhair, News Editor November 11, 2020

November 11, 2020, is Veterans Day, but also marks the 75th anniversary of WWII ending, the 70th anniversary of the Korean War starting, the end of the Panama Invasion, and the start of Desert Shield....

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Ordinary Evil: A Sudden Fiction Piece

Elise Unterseher, Arts and Community Editor October 26, 2020

An abandoned building left to rot; its dead roots grounded in the earth giving itself a grotesque presence. The crumbling foundation had scattered garbage and the aroma of a homeless man's piss. Large...

Mindfulness Practices Now

Mindfulness Practices Now

Kate Willett, News Writer September 21, 2020

Starting this Tuesday, September 22, the University Counseling Center is holding a Mindfulness Practices Now Workshop. When asked what this event is about, Dr. Lora Sloan, Lead Psychologist at the University...

Virtual Student Organization Fair

Destiny Garcia, News Writer August 31, 2020

On Thursday, August 27, the University of North Dakota (UND) held a Virtual Student Organization Fair from 5p.m. to 7 p.m. for students interested in joining some of the many organizations on campus via zoom. They were...

The Power of Thank You Cards

The Power of Thank You Cards

Brianna Mayhair, News Editor August 31, 2020

A few days ago, it was my birthday. I’m thankful that I have family and friends that wish me well and send me the annual birthday card or even treat me with a gift or dinner. I thank them in person...

When a God Says Goodbye

When a God Says Goodbye

James DeArman, Sports Writer August 31, 2020

Lionel Messi announces departure from Barcelona leaving sports world in shock.  In an empty Estadio da Luz, every word echoes and radiates through the park. Whether it be victorious cheers or...

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