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Motzko named as Gophers new head coach

Succeeding Don Lucia, Bob Motzko was named the Minnesota Gophers men's hockey head coach on March 27, 2018 with a five-year contract worth $2.9M.

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

April 8, 2018

Bob Motzko, after taking the St. Cloud State Huskies to potentially one of their biggest and best chances at a historic season, decided to move on to his true calling of becoming the head coach of the University of Minnesota Golden Gophers hockey team. Don Lucia resigned on March 20 which left it...

In Defense of North Dakota

Despite frigid temperatures, the Grand Forks community offers outdoor events during the fall and winter months such as the Holly Dazzle Festival of Lights. Nick Nelson / Dakota Student

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Columnist

February 11, 2018

  As a son of North Dakota, it irks me to hear my fellow university students trash our great state. Maybe its because it’s the only place I have ever lived in, but I don’t think it’s bad to live here as some make it out to be. Obviously, it’s not the most exciting place in the world....

Why Minnesota beats North Dakota

Jill Morton, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

UND is a pretty great school. There’s just one big problem with it: It’s not in Minnesota. I see how that would be a problem because of the name ‘North Dakota’ but still, it would be better if we were all in Minnesota. Minnesota is definitely the best state in America, but North Dakota comes in as a ...

Live at the Amsterdam

Live at the Amsterdam

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

As everyone in St. Paul stepped outside on Monday, April 10, they noticed that the temperature had gone down forty degrees from the day before and was now just below freezing. The air was cold and the sky spit rain and snow. For some odd reason,  I seem to be cursed. Every time I step foot in the...

Reheating a Rivalry

Tamara Merseli (right) spikes the ball against Idaho at the Betty Engelstad Center on Nov. 5.

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer

December 2, 2016

When people hear that the University of Minnesota and the University of North Dakota are playing in an athletics event, they think of hockey. North Dakota and Minnesota have a rivalry people in the area call “The Border Battle.” That “Border Battle” will be renewed this Friday night in the...

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