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When given the choice, should students choose in-person or online-only instruction?

When given the choice, should students choose in-person or online-only instruction?

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer

August 31, 2020

Fall 2020 has students all around the globe taking a different approach to college this year. Despite the Coronavirus, a considerable number of universities in the United States have reopened for the fall semester. Most of the students lucky enough to be offered on-campus learning are given the choice...

How the Art Community is Dealing with COVID-19 at UND

How the Art Community is Dealing with COVID-19 at UND

Sarah Larson, Arts and Comm Writer

August 31, 2020

Due to Covid-19, this fall semester has been a new experience for students and faculty here at UND. To ensure everyone’s safety here on campus, everyone has been required to wear masks, especially when indoors. Meaning masks must be worn during all classes, including those where it may be more diffi...

North Dakota cruises past Purdue Fort Wayne, earning a trip to the Summit League tournament championship

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 10, 2020

  Thanks in large part to stifling defense, the University of North Dakota men’s basketball team continued their impressive 2020 Summit League tournament run with a dominant victory over Matt Holba and the Purdue Fort Wayne Mastodons.    Unlike their first-round game against South ...

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Wyatt Tuner belts out a guitar solo during Monday's UND Jazz Ensemble concert.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

On Monday night, an audience of students, parents and supporters of the music department took a break from the rain by filling the Chester Fritz auditorium to listen to the smooth musicians of the UND Jazz band. This night had been the accumulation of a semester’s worth of individual practice and group...

Trump, Twitter and the might of media

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

It is usually said “the pen is mightier than the sword,” and world history has shown the importance of a free media network. However, President Donald Trump seems to think otherwise, as his latest accusations have implied. President Trump, in the last few weeks, has taken to Twitter to share his...

Holding your tongue on Facebook

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

February 10, 2017

Many people my age say Facebook is outdated or it’s for “old people,” but I use Facebook as a tool for many things every day. I’m able to look at what my family and old friends are up to, I share my articles for everyone back home to read and I share things that I think are funny, like memes...

Diversity and inclusion

Reverend Dr. Jamie Washington speaks during his

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

The Gorecki Alumni Center was at full capacity Monday night, as Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington helped close off the third day of Interfaith week; the Eye of the Hawk Lecture. With Washington as the events speaker, the audience was in the hands of a trusting leader to guide them through a discussion of diversity...

Trump announces nomination for America’s next Supreme Court Justice

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

An important moment in history occurred Tuesday night, Jan. 31, when President Trump revealed his nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Neil Gorsuch will be taking the vacant seat held by Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away last February. The vacant seat has been a controversial...

Big points on the line for Hawks

UND men's hockey forward Brock Boeser evades Omaha's Joel Messner (left) and Mason Morelli (right) during a game last season at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. (Nick Nelson/Dakota Student)

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

For the third and fourth time this season, the Hawks will be looking to tame the Huskies in a pivotal NCHC battle. The last time these two met back in mid-November, both weren’t playing at the top level the program’s fans are used to. The Hawks were looking to stop a six game winless streak while...

Hawks look to force Bears to Hibernate

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball team heads to Greeley, Colo. for a huge matchup with the University of Northern Colorado Bears on Sat. Feb. 4 in a matchup between the Big Sky Conference’s top two teams. The Fighting Hawks (14-7) come off an 88-69 victory over the Northern Arizona University...

Interfaith Week, Bahá’í Conversation

Cheyenne Defender presents a talk on the Baha'i faith during Interfaith week at the River Valley room in the Memorial Union.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

On Jan. 31, a group of diverse members of the Grand Forks community arrived at the Red River Room in the Memorial Union for Bahá'í Conversation: Learning About the Bahá'í Faith. Some were Bahá'í, who had come to engage with those interested in learning about their monotheistic religion. Most...

Peace, love and meditation

Students and faculty meditate in the Lotus Meditation Center on Saturday, January 28, 2017 as part of Interfaith week proceedings.

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

February 3, 2017

“If you are unwilling to give peace and kindness then you may leave,” said Lora Sloan, a clinical psychologist and one of the instructors of buddhist meditation and other meditation classes in the Lotus Meditation Center. Sloan said they accept all religions and no one necessarily has to be Buddhist,...

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