Dakota Student

Big Sky at the Betty

Big Sky at the Betty

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

When Mark Pryor took over as head coach of University of North Dakota Volleyball, he had a vision. That vision was to get better each year, and eventually compete for a Big Sky Championship. That vision is coming into full force this season, and the Fighting Hawks are in prime position to win the...

“Wild Night” at the Fritz

“Wild Night” at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

On Friday night, the Chester Fritz Auditorium was packed to its capacity with a crowd anxiously waiting for Grammy-Award winning musician John Mellencamp, on the last show of his 15-show Plain Spoken Tour featuring Americana singer Carlene Carter. As the opening act, Carter not only entertained with...

Olafson ethics symposium held at the Memorial Union

Olafson ethics symposium held at the Memorial Union

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-chief

November 8, 2016

The Memorial Union Ballroom filled with students and community members interested in business ethics right before the 12th annual Olafson Ethics Symposium, a yearly question and answer seminar between students, community members and the speaker. This year, Greg Page, the former chairman and CEO of...

New Politics sold-out

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

In the music world today, sometimes it is hard to find a band that’s unique and special. It’s even harder to find a band that fuses two genres of music together and does it well. In 2009, a band called New Politics from Copenhagen, Denmark formed and released their first full length album (self-titled)...

Starbucks coffee, inherently unhealthy

Emily Gibben, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

I am a college girl. I am slow at getting ready in the morning. When I have an 8 a.m. class, I usually don’t have time to make breakfast or brew up coffee for myself, so what do I do? I grab a Diet Coke and head out the door. I am guilty of drinking way too much pop, but before you judge me for...

We have a responsibility to decide our futures, vote 2016

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

With this cycle’s presidential election coming to a close, many people feel like they are stuck between a rock and a hard place. Having to choose between suffering through another Hilary Clinton administration and even contemplating the idea of having Donald J. Trump as the new Commander-in-chief seems...

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2016

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION  2016

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

As election day arrives, the Dakota Student examines political agendas of candidates The election season of 2016 finally comes to an end today, as voters exercise their rights and elect the people they see fit to lead our communities.  The candidates have had a long, hard fight to the finish line, ...

Dakota Access Pipeline

Dakota Access Pipeline

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

The battle over the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline continues in Cannon Ball, N.D. Over the last week, its influence reached campus at the University of North Dakota. Chalk messages, proclaiming “water is life” and “#noDAPL” appeared on sidewalks all over campus, to spread awareness...

Fellowship and Faith

Fellowship and Faith

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

November 4, 2016

The life of a student athlete is a busy one, their schedules are filled with practices, workouts, community events and games all while making time for some social life and, most importantly, school. It is a delicate balance, but most student athletes find a way to make it work. On top of all these...

UND keeps the streak alive

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

After a huge win last weekend, the Hawks return to the road once again to face the University of Northern Colorado Bears in Greely, Colorado. Last weekend, the Hawks defeated the Weber Sate Wildcats in a huge conference game. The win puts UND at 7-0 in the conference, good for the top spot. Both...

Going down the Gopher Hole

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

The biggest rivalry in college hockey will enter a new chapter in the history of UND vs the University of Minnesota this weekend. The Hawks will travel to Minneapolis this weekend to take on the U of M Golden Gophers. Games against the Gophers are different from other games. The intensity is ratcheted...

Hawks punch playoff ticket

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

The University of North Dakota volleyball team is having one of the best seasons in school history. The Fighting Hawks currently sit at 19-9 overall, and 10-2 in the Big Sky Conference. The Fighting Hawks dominated both Montana and Montana State in their last trip to Montana. UND will now return...

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