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Protecting the nest from predators

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Adam Gunderman, Sports

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

“Supernatural” offers suspense and startling scares

Amanda Hefner, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Amanda Hefner, Features

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


Filed under Emily Gibbens, Features

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

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Declan Hoffman, Features, Nick Nelson

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...

Cameron’s Corner, “Winter Wheat ” shines through

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

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


Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion

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


Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

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...

Presidential election has implications in higher education

Sean Cleary, Copy editor

October 28, 2016


Filed under News, Sean Cleary

With a long campaign nearing its conclusion, UND students will have the chance to vote on Nov. 8 to elect the next president of the United States. In a campaign that has grown increasingly contentious between the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, policy differences have not usually been at the forefr...

GI Bill changes

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

October 28, 2016


Filed under Connor Johnson, News

Changes being considered to the GI Bill would leave veteran aviation students tight on funding, if the bill creating them is passed into law. Congressional bill H.R. 3014, or the Veterans Employment, Education, and Healthcare Improvement Act, takes inspiration from several previous bills. H.R. 3014 and the pr...

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