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Science ethics and dystopian society

Science ethics and dystopian society

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2017

If you’re interested in dystopian societies, post-apocalypse, science fiction, biology, mystery and crime novels, or stories of adventure, then “Oryx and Crake” might be the next book you want to read. The novel is authored by the longtime literature veteran Margaret Atwood, who is best known fo...

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Tuning into the Jazz Combo

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

On Tuesday night, an audience came together at the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall to listen to the smooth sounds of the UND Jazz Combo Concert. The medium-sized hall, with the spotlight on the stage dramatically below the audience provided an intimate atmosphere. Everyone seemed to be both in deep...

Health addicts get their fix

Health addicts get their fix

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

It’s typical for university courses to be taught by people who have dedicated their lives to a certain topic. For Job Stramer, he teaches a passion. Stramer is a sixth year student in college, but this is his fourth year at UND. After earning an associated degree in business management from Bismarck...

Ghost in the Shell

Ghost in the Shell

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

Released on March 31, 2017, “Ghost in the Shell,” directed by Rupert Sanders, is a live-action adaptation of a manga and anime franchise of the same name. It's a flashy sci-fi action drama that has plenty of unique, impressive visuals but a fairly predictable and shallow plot. A great lead performance...

Tunnel of Oppression

Tunnel of Oppression

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

Last week, from March 28 through 30, the UND Women’s Center invited students to “step out of your comfort zone and into the tunnel.” The “Tunnel of Oppression” is a tour that engages students and community members in a firsthand look at what oppression feels like. The tour puts you in the shoes...

The rebel sound of Revelsound

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

What better way to have fun and share your passion than to start a band with your best friends? Back in high school, that’s exactly what these guys did, and their love of music and their name has only gotten bigger as the years have gone by. Hunter and Dylan Meyer are brothers from Underwood, Minn who,...

NPL and Memes

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

Tucked away on the fourth floor of the Chester Fritz Library, an exhibit of old magazine covers and political cartoons sits in a glass display in Special Collections, which resembles a museum that preserves history through its artifacts and aged documents. The collection, which according to the libra...

What would you do?

What would you do?

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

The Chester Fritz was packed with students on Monday night for an installment of the Delta Gamma Foundation’s Lectureship in Values and Ethics Series. The keynote speaker for the evening was John Quiñones. Quiñones is a news anchor and reporter for ABC News as well as the host of "What Would You ...

Quality within walking distance

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

Did you know Speedway 805 is the closest bar and grill to the University of North Dakota’s campus? Speedway is located off of 42nd St, in between 6th Ave and Gateway Dr. This is a great place to grab a drink and some food after a long day of studying. Speedway is a Grand Forks original restaurant. It is family o...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

This is a program where students are taught to work with animals in nature and use technology to do their jobs. Going outdoors is one of those things you either love or dread. These students love it. Students in the fisheries and wildlife major are taught the basics in biology that ranges from cells to...

Radically Changed

Radically Changed

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

“Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new life has begun.” -2 Corinthians 5:17 Tatsuya Koyama did not expect to learn this verse. In fact, he had never heard of it before coming to UND as an English Learning School (ELS) student from Japan last September. Instead,...

Major of the Week – Dietetics

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

March 24, 2017

These are the people who you asked to analyze your lunch or ask for food help. There is so much more to it than that. “A dietician is one who literally studies the chemistry of food and learning how it interacts with our bodies in order to then go help others,” UND junior Emily Bitter said. “As...

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