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Change in seasons, change in mental health

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

December 1, 2019

As winter settles in quickly in Grand Forks, with leaves hitting the ground and snow covering them, Seasonal Affective Disorder is coming in full swing as well. Seasonal Affective Disorder, better known as seasonal depression, is a form of depression that comes and goes with the seasons. This disorder...

Seasonal Depression

Seasonal Depression

Madison Feltman, Edior-In-Chief

November 19, 2019

As the temperature plummets below freezing, the sun begins to hide and the trees grow bare, fall quickly turns into an early winter. With the beginning of a new season comes several changes as many begin to dig out their ice scrapers, winter coats and turn on the heat. One change that several may be ...

It’s Always Nice to Get Away

It’s Always Nice to Get Away

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 23, 2019

This past weekend I took a trip to Duluth, Minn. with my family. It was about a four and a half hour drive that turned into just over five hours because of the wonderful two laned highway that I had to take. Although the drive seemed never ending, the trip itself was worth it.  Getting away from the ...

National Recovery Month

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

October 1, 2019

Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration sponsors Recovery Month to spread awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who have recovered. Substance abuse is a serious and real thing. In the first quarter of 2018, the S...

New Developments come to light a year after Mac Miller’s death

New Developments come to light a year after Mac Miller’s death

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

September 11, 2019

Saturday, Sept. 7, marked the first anniversary of Mac Miller’s overdose. Malcom James McCormick, more commonly known by his rap name “Mac Miller”, established his presence in the rap game in 2007 with his first rap name, “Easy Mac,” and his first mixtape But My Mackin’ Ain’t Easy, all at the age o...

The Problem with Happiness

The Problem with Happiness

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

March 26, 2019

Happiness comes in many different forms. For me, happiness is food, specifically Chipotle. In all seriousness, happiness to me is life, with the people I love and care for, that is all I really need.   So many people, especially us college students, tend to lose track of what makes them happ...

Stressors Put on Students

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

October 30, 2018

Imagine a seventh grader knowing exactly what they want to do with their life. Knowing the school they want to go to, the major they want and their overall dream job. They have it planned out down to the location of their dream job. That was me. I was that seventh grader. I had always wanted to go to medical school ...

You’re not alone

You’re not alone

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

College is a great time in peoples lives full of new experiences, people and knowledge. It’s also a period of transition that can cause large amounts of stress. Leaving home for the first time isn’t easy, nor is making all new friends and becoming responsible for yourself. The heavy workload of students...

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