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Healthcare uncertainty

David Flynn is the chair of the economics department at UND.

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

November 4, 2016

UND professor discusses healthcare premiums spike set to rise in 2017 Healthcare has become a contentious issue in recent years due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare. Throughout the 2016 election season, healthcare has been a central focus to many of the...

Biomedical engineering

Sean Cleary, Copy Editor

November 4, 2016

NDSU and UND will be offering joint graduate programs in biomedical engineering beginning in fall 2017. The programs will be the first of their kind in the state of North Dakota. “This joint program is the perfect model of how our diverse faculty expertise from UND and NDSU can work together to...

#44, The Enforcer

Rebekah Kolstad suits up for her sophomore season as a Fighting Hawk

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

October 28, 2016

From the moment she put on her first pair of skates to the last time her skates hit the ice at the Ralph Engelstad Arena and all the time in between, her heart belonged to the game of hockey. Rebekah Kolstad, a native to Mankato, Minn., has been lacing up her skates since the age of four to play hocke...

Beaver trappin’

Hunter Plante, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

The University of North Dakota men’s hockey team swept the Bemidji State Beavers in two games at the Ralph last Friday and Saturday. This weekend, the UND women’s hockey team will be looking to do the same thing to the Beavers in a home-and-home series. It won’t be an easy series for the Fighting...

Protecting the nest from predators

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

UND remains undefeated in Big Sky faces WSU this weekend This weekend, UND will host Weber State in the biggest football matchup Grand Forks has seen in years. “These are the games you play for,” UND Quarterback Keaton Studsrud said. “These are big games we have to win. I’d be lying if I sai...

“Supernatural” offers suspense and startling scares

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

During this time of year, many students are looking to experience Halloween thrills and spooky haunts. With Halloween fast approaching, some students may try to find freaky frights by going to see a scary movie, braving a haunted house, attending pumpkin patches or dressing up in a costume. However, ...

Fearful blood drive experiences drive people away

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

Natalie Murphy sat down for her interview immediately after her blood donation, and her first requests were donuts and water. The hydration and the sugary treat weren’t quite enough to keep her awake. “Are you alright?” I asked. Murphy shook her head and said “uh-uh,” and fell back in her c...

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

(From left) Provost Thomas DiLorenzo, Dean of Libraries Stephanie Walker, first lady Debbie Kennedy, student body vice president Blake Andert and president Brandon Beyer cut a ribbon celebrating the first floor renovation of the Chester Fritz Library on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

The unusual commotion and voices mingling brought attention to the west side of the Chester Fritz library’s second floor. The abnormally large student presence dispersed behind a pastry table and red ribbon set-up to remove themselves from the distractions they had just found escape from in the newes...

Green Rabbit comic #3

Green Rabbit Comic #3

Joshua Kolbow, Cartoonist

October 28, 2016


Cameron’s Corner, “Winter Wheat ” shines through

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

The front-runner of the Winnipeg music scene is finally back with his new solo record “Winter Wheat.” Samson, a native to Winnipeg released his second solo album on Oct. 21 this year. Samson has been in two bands prior to going solo, including popular groups Propagandhi and The Weakerthans. Both wer...

The Boden, an alternative to dorm life

Emily Gibbens, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016

It’s getting to that point in the year where the novelty of the dorms is wearing off, the excitement of having a roommate is getting old and the lack of privacy and freedom is taking its toll on students. This is about the time when people start thinking about where they want to live when the year i...

The problem with the Supreme Court; ideology over law

Dave Owen, Opinion Editor

October 28, 2016

As the election approaches, many conservatives have had concerns about an increase in gun control as a result of the likely president, Hillary Clinton, and the constitutionality of such a “gun grab,” while many liberals continue to come out in support of this increased regulation of firearms for the...

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