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Immaturity and disrespect in politics

Dave Owen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As the title of this article might indicate, I believe that we are getting dangerously divisive in political rhetoric, and one need look no further than the most recent political campaigns to see how nasty people can become. Now I had hoped the Clinton and Trump crowds would settle down after the election,...

The Pink Spiders

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

As time goes on it is always fun to discover new bands. Over the years I have found hundreds. Whether it be going to open acts at concerts or endless, mindless YouTube/Spotify/iTunes surfing. Somehow a band called “The Pink Spiders” alluded me. This three piece band from Nashville, Tenn. is a...

Listening to both sides of the story

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

One of the most prominent conservatives in the country that I admire is Sean Hannity. His program on Fox News, as well as his radio show, are two of the greatest sources of truth in the media. He’s a down-to-earth, honest journalist who speaks the truth during a time that the media is favorable to...

LGBTQ+ students find resources at Pride Center

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

If there are students on campus who are looking to be involved in the LGBTQ community, a place where they can be their true selves or are struggling with their identity and are in need of someone to talk to, they should  check out the Pride Center and have a chat with the university’s Director of...

Long-acting birth control becoming more popular

Long-acting birth control becoming more popular

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

Recently one of the April “Toilet Talk” health informational flyers stated that “According to UND Student Health (SHS), the most common form of contraception used by females at UND is the Intrauterine Device (IUD).” Rosy Dub, RN-BC, and Sarah Gustafson, FNP-C, of SHS would like to correct this...

Cramer speaks at Wenstrom Lecture

Nick Sallen, Editor in Chief
April 21, 2017
Filed under News, Nick Sallen

In the past, North Dakota was run by Democrats. From 1961 to 1992, there was one four-year period with a Republican governor holding office. Being a young political activist, Congressman Kevin Cramer helped fuel the Republican party’s revival in 1992 when Ed Schafer, former interim president at UND,...

April brings warmer temps to Grand Forks

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

A welcome reprieve from winter weather, temperatures in the Grand Forks area have been holding steady around the 50s for several weeks now. The change may have seemed sudden, rising from just above freezing to almost 60 degrees in one week of March. However, according to the atmospheric science department...

Change a life

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Shelby Johnson

As students in college, there are not many chances to make a change. Being busy with exams and balancing a social life, college forces a life focused on you. Altru’s helping students be able to help change people’s lives with a simple swab of the cheek. At two different times, Altru is holding...

Snow country prison

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

The North Dakota Museum of Art has a special exhibition on display through May 21. “Snow Country Prison: Interned in North Dakota” brings to life the experience of Japanese and German-Americans held at Bismarck’s Fort Lincoln from 1941 to 1946. After the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese...

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Features, Showcase

It may seem as though the U.S. Supreme Court is a board of mighty beings who don’t really have an effect on citizens individually, but whose decisions influence the whole country. The job of this group is to be the final arbiter of laws passed by Congress, but with just nine justices, some question...

Journey to the “C”

Journey to the “C”

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” Austin Poganski told Brad Schlossman that this was his favorite quote last June and after finishing his junior season at UND, Poganski keeps making the most of his shots. Poganski, a junior from St. Cloud, Minn., was named UND’s ne...

Predictions for Lord Stanley

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
April 21, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

Every year, when April rolls around and hockey fans of every kind come together to compete to predict the next team to hoist the Stanley Cup. Together, with the sports writers, UND student athletes and other students on campus here are the predictions for who the next team could be. Jake Andersen - ...

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