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War of literature: Ernest Hemingway

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

War is a disastrous thing that can obliterate nations to rubble. Bombs slowly falling onto houses as families huddle together hoping to survive. Who knew that a man who has seen the catastrophes of war could write such beautiful literature. Literature that strikes a heartstring to people of all ages....

Pat the Bunny, “Probably Nothing Possibly Everything”

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

It’s hard to go wrong with a musician who refers to himself as “Pat the Bunny.”  The man behind this intriguing stage name is folk punk musician Pat Schneeweis. Pat, best known as Pat the Bunny, got his start playing folk punk in Arizona playing random house parties and on the street. Folk...

Measure 2: yes or no

Sean Cleary, Copy Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Sean Cleary

Sean Cleary, vote yes on Measure 2 With everything going during the 2016 election, Measure 2 is not a hot topic of conversation among many voters. It hasn’t received much press or attracted much debate compared to some of the other ballot measures, but I think voting “yes” on Measure 2 woul...

Measure 2: yes or no

Dave Owen, Opinion Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

Dave Owen, vote no on Measure 2 With everyone’s eyes diverted towards national issues, quite a — few local measures have snuck on the ballot that need to be understood. Furthermore, in general due to a lack of media coverage the average voter has little to no understanding of what these measur...

Healthcare uncertainty

Healthcare uncertainty

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

UND professor discusses healthcare premiums spike set to rise in 2017 Healthcare has become a contentious issue in recent years due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare. Throughout the 2016 election season, healthcare has been a central focus to many of the...

Biomedical engineering

Sean Cleary, Copy Editor
November 4, 2016
Filed under News, Sean Cleary

NDSU and UND will be offering joint graduate programs in biomedical engineering beginning in fall 2017. The programs will be the first of their kind in the state of North Dakota. “This joint program is the perfect model of how our diverse faculty expertise from UND and NDSU can work together to...

#44, The Enforcer

#44, The Enforcer

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
October 28, 2016
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

From the moment she put on her first pair of skates to the last time her skates hit the ice at the Ralph Engelstad Arena and all the time in between, her heart belonged to the game of hockey. Rebekah Kolstad, a native to Mankato, Minn., has been lacing up her skates since the age of four to play hocke...

Beaver trappin’

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Hunter Plante, Sports

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team swept the Bemidji State Beavers in two games at the Ralph last Friday and Saturday. This weekend, the UND women’s hockey team will be looking to do the same thing to the Beavers in a home-and-home series. It won’t be an easy series for the Fighting...

“Supernatural” offers suspense and startling scares

“Supernatural” offers suspense and startling scares

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Amanda Hefner, Features

During this time of year, many students are looking to experience Halloween thrills and spooky haunts. With Halloween fast approaching, some students may try to find freaky frights by going to see a scary movie, braving a haunted house, attending pumpkin patches or dressing up in a costume. However, ...

Fearful blood drive experiences drive people away

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Features

Natalie Murphy sat down for her interview immediately after her blood donation, and her first requests were donuts and water. The hydration and the sugary treat weren’t quite enough to keep her awake. “Are you alright?” I asked. Murphy shook her head and said “uh-uh,” and fell back in her c...

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer
October 28, 2016
Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features, Nick Nelson

The unusual commotion and voices mingling brought attention to the west side of the Chester Fritz library’s second floor. The abnormally large student presence dispersed behind a pastry table and red ribbon set-up to remove themselves from the distractions they had just found escape from in the newes...

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