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What makes a good teacher

What makes a good teacher

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

October 22, 2019

My childhood was a little different from others growing up. I was born and raised in South Korea for seven years. After, my family decided to immigrate to the United States in 2007 and since then, my life changed for the better. However, as a child trying to make friends with little to no knowledge of...

Don’t be afraid to speak up

Don’t be afraid to speak up

Maddie TwoCrow, Opinion Writer

March 5, 2019

When universities were first founded, they were created as a space for open, uninhibited debate. They weren’t created so students could sit and be talked at for four years. They were founded so students could learn from experts, then debate with each other to grow their understanding. But when I go to...

Before becoming a profession, learn to teach

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Columnist

February 4, 2018

The way we prepare professors for life in the classroom is woefully inadequate. We can’t expect someone who studied in a lab for eight years, looking at petri dishes and memorizing formulas, to get that piece of paper that says “Ph.D.” and magically become a skilled teacher. That is unreasonab...

Examining cultural differences

Examining cultural differences

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

The University of North Dakota participated in an online seminar Tuesday, January 31, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. The seminar, part of the school’s Interfaith Week, discussed the issues that Muslim staff and students face against racist and islamophobic acts of violence and discrimination,...

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