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Worship at the Newman Center

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

The St. Thomas Aquinas Newman Center is the home of UND Catholic, an organization dedicated to lighting the “fire of Faith” on campus. Located at 410 Cambridge Street, the Newman Center provides a place for students at UND interested in the Catholic faith a place to meet and worship with others who...

UND Chi Alpha

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God,”- 2 Corinthians 5:20. In Greek, “chi” is C and “alpha” is A, representing the first letters of Christ ambassador. Hence, the Christian ministry,...

International Human Rights Organization

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

One of the more unique and insightful organizations on campus, the International Human Rights Organization focuses on “increasing awareness, educating others and actively working to decrease human rights violations in our community and around the world.” IHRO teaches members about local and global...

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

An event for a good cause was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom last Sunday evening, April 23. Students had the opportunity to attend and donate to the campus Relay for Life, an organization that looks to help fight and prevent cancer, during their Mr. Relay: Male Pageant Contest. The night began...

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Matt Eidson, Editor-In-Chief

April 28, 2017

Handling sexual assault on a college campus poses unique problems that are forcing institutions to expedite the process. In an attempt to ensure a victim doesn’t run into her or his attacker on the way to class, university administrations rely on the “preponderance of evidence,” as opposed to the...

Title IX woes

Title IX woes

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Following the sports cuts at the University of North Dakota, an investigation is underway regarding the controversial federal code Title IX. In the wake of cutting the women’s hockey team and men’s/women’s swimming and diving team, the university will be answering questions of the United States...

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

On Monday night, an audience of students, parents and supporters of the music department took a break from the rain by filling the Chester Fritz auditorium to listen to the smooth musicians of the UND Jazz band. This night had been the accumulation of a semester’s worth of individual practice and group...

Necessary Meditation

Necessary Meditation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

[Gong] Silence. No movement. No stress. No worries. Just Silence. My eyes are closed. I listen to the rain on the roof. A car passes by. [Gong] I hear the wind in the trees. Why are my shoulders shrugged? Relax them. [Gong] 30 minutes of silence have passed, and the students of UND’s...

Cutting champions

Cutting champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

It’s almost been a month since UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announced that the women’s hockey team, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, would be cut at the university. After taking time to gather my thoughts on the situation, one thing still hasn’t sat well with...

Immaturity and disrespect in politics

Dave Owen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

As the title of this article might indicate, I believe that we are getting dangerously divisive in political rhetoric, and one need look no further than the most recent political campaigns to see how nasty people can become. Now I had hoped the Clinton and Trump crowds would settle down after the election,...

The Pink Spiders

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

As time goes on it is always fun to discover new bands. Over the years I have found hundreds. Whether it be going to open acts at concerts or endless, mindless YouTube/Spotify/iTunes surfing. Somehow a band called “The Pink Spiders” alluded me. This three piece band from Nashville, Tenn. is a...

Listening to both sides of the story

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

One of the most prominent conservatives in the country that I admire is Sean Hannity. His program on Fox News, as well as his radio show, are two of the greatest sources of truth in the media. He’s a down-to-earth, honest journalist who speaks the truth during a time that the media is favorable to...

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