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Peace, love and meditation

Students and faculty meditate in the Lotus Meditation Center on Saturday, January 28, 2017 as part of Interfaith week proceedings.
February 3, 2017

“If you are unwilling to give peace and kindness then you may leave,” said Lora Sloan, a clinical psychologist and one of the instructors of buddhist meditation and other meditation classes in the...

Our best friends come to screen again

Our best friends come to screen again
February 3, 2017

Throughout the years, there have been many movies made about the relationship between humans and animals. Pets, specifically, have a special place in our hearts and are a popular focus in a lot of successful...

Ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to firearm safety

Ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to firearm safety
February 3, 2017

A few years ago in western Minnesota, I was duck hunting in a swamp with a younger cousin of mine who had almost no experience in the field. It had been a fairly slow morning, and it’s times like this...

President Trump is not backing down

February 3, 2017

Since Trump’s inauguration, the President has signed multiple executive orders, with little to no legal review, that have greatly impacted international relations. Most recently, Trump banned immigration...

Being at the mercy of legislators

February 3, 2017

So in yet another issue of ridiculous laws, the legislature had the ability to overturn a law which by all accounts is a violation of the separation of church and state as established by the First Amendment,...

Truth and reconciliation

#6 - Sticks and stones can break your bones - but words can break your spirit
February 3, 2017

Remember your first Welcome Weekend? Students being dropped off at the residence halls, meeting their roommates, attending various events, and maybe even attending a college party for the first time. Students...

Open Orbiter

Dr. Ronald Marsh, associate professor and chair of the computer science department at UND, is one of many NDUS staff working on the OpenOrbiter Small Satellite Development Initiative to develop CubeSat (satellites in the shape of small cubes).
University of North Dakota preparing satellite to be launched into space
January 27, 2017

The University of North Dakota is scheduled to launch its first independent spacecraft this year. The University of North Dakota’s Open Orbiter Small Satellite Development Initiative has prepared a satellite...

Interfaith week

January 27, 2017

In an effort to increase cultural awareness and foster an environment of educational interest, United Campus Ministries, Christus Rex, UND Health and Wellness, UND Diversity and Inclusion, Campus Ministries...

President Trump signs executive order, starts the dismantling of the ACA

January 27, 2017

As pledged, we are going to see an entirely new healthcare system in the impending months. Last Friday, President Trump signed an executive order that helps him follow through with one of his central campaign...

Trying to avoid an avalanche

Matt Hrynkiw stops a shot by Colorado College forward Hunter Fejes last season.
UND attempts to get back on their feet despite gaps in their lineup
January 27, 2017

After being swept by Minnesota Duluth, the UND Fighting Hawks will be looking to bounce back against Colorado College this weekend. ”We’ve done well on the road and we need to remember how we want...

Hawks look to fly past Beavers

Hallie Theodosopoulos chases the puck as Bemidji State's Lisa Laiti attempts to block her earlier this season at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.
January 27, 2017

  After a pair of heartbreaking losses to the No. 1 Wisconsin Badgers, the UND Fighting Hawks women’s hockey team looks to get back into the win column this weekend against the Bemidji State...

Brunch beats a McMuffin

Brunch beats a McMuffin
January 27, 2017

After a long, sleepless weekend followed by church on Sunday morning, everyone wants to eat a delicious meal with family and friends. Right? Last Sunday my friends and I were exhausted but in need of...

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