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Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

March 10, 2020

The widespread coronavirus (COVID-19) has officially made it to Minnesota with two confirmed cases, which means that the coronavirus is closer to home (North Dakota) than ever before. The University of North Dakota released another statement on the coronavirus regarding study abroad, travel and ways t...

Coronavirus Misinformation

Madie McPherson, Opinion Writer

March 10, 2020

When it comes to the flu, common cold, stomach bug, etc, we need to do what makes us feel better and (hopefully) receive the vaccines or antibiotics necessary. We go on with our lives, doing our best to not feel like crap.    However, with the most recent health scare, the coronavirus, see...

Tobacco Advertising

Tobacco Advertising

Cortnie Cottrell, Opinion Writer

February 25, 2020

Coming from a household where both of my parents were addicted to smoking having all of their experience before my existence. I grew up hearing the phrase, “don’t smoke, it is an expensive, bad habit.” Also growing up, my school counselor would come into our elementary classes and talk about the...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 14, 2020

Last week the official death toll for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) officially surpassed the 2003 SARS outbreak. The number of infected is more than 37,000 as of Sunday and the death toll has reached over 800 with two deaths outside of China. The first death outside of China was reported in the Ph...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 4, 2020

On Saturday, Massachusetts became the 8th state in the United States affected by the coronavirus. In addition to the newly confirmed case in the U.S., the first death due to the coronavirus outside of China was confirmed in the Philippines on Sunday. UND and multiple other universities have suspended al...

The Emerging Coronavirus

The Emerging Coronavirus

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

January 28, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the government of China shut down all transportation to and from Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, and several other cities in order to defend against a new foe. A coronavirus has emerged from a market in China, some say from eating snake, others say from eating bats. Coronaviruses,...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

October 15, 2019

For more than 30 years and counting, October has been the designated month for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thankfully, death rates from this horrible disease have vastly reduced over time because of the increase in the amount of awareness that has led to more screening and improved treatment options,...

Trump Admin to Ban Flavoured Vape Products

Trump Admin to Ban Flavoured Vape Products

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

September 17, 2019

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, the Trump administration announced an effort to ban all flavored nicotine e-cigarettes. Alex Azar, the Health and Human Services Secretary for the Trump administration, made the announcement along with the Food and Drug Administration Acting Commissioner Norman Sharpless. They were als...

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