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Long-acting birth control becoming more popular

Long-acting birth control becoming more popular

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

Recently one of the April “Toilet Talk” health informational flyers stated that “According to UND Student Health (SHS), the most common form of contraception used by females at UND is the Intrauterine Device (IUD).” Rosy Dub, RN-BC, and Sarah Gustafson, FNP-C, of SHS would like to correct this...

April brings warmer temps to Grand Forks

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Connor Johnson, News

A welcome reprieve from winter weather, temperatures in the Grand Forks area have been holding steady around the 50s for several weeks now. The change may have seemed sudden, rising from just above freezing to almost 60 degrees in one week of March. However, according to the atmospheric science department...

Change a life

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Shelby Johnson

As students in college, there are not many chances to make a change. Being busy with exams and balancing a social life, college forces a life focused on you. Altru’s helping students be able to help change people’s lives with a simple swab of the cheek. At two different times, Altru is holding...

Snow country prison

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features

The North Dakota Museum of Art has a special exhibition on display through May 21. “Snow Country Prison: Interned in North Dakota” brings to life the experience of Japanese and German-Americans held at Bismarck’s Fort Lincoln from 1941 to 1946. After the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese...

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Emily Gibbens, Features, Showcase

It may seem as though the U.S. Supreme Court is a board of mighty beings who don’t really have an effect on citizens individually, but whose decisions influence the whole country. The job of this group is to be the final arbiter of laws passed by Congress, but with just nine justices, some question...

Journey to the “C”

Journey to the “C”

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

“You miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take.” Austin Poganski told Brad Schlossman that this was his favorite quote last June and after finishing his junior season at UND, Poganski keeps making the most of his shots. Poganski, a junior from St. Cloud, Minn., was named UND’s ne...

Live at the Amsterdam

Live at the Amsterdam

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion, Showcase

As everyone in St. Paul stepped outside on Monday, April 10, they noticed that the temperature had gone down forty degrees from the day before and was now just below freezing. The air was cold and the sky spit rain and snow. For some odd reason,  I seem to be cursed. Every time I step foot in the...

Summer driving in N.D.

Breanna Roen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Breanna Roen, Opinion

I am currently sitting outside in the courtyard of my dorm writing this article and boy does it feel great. Having the sun shine on my back, a glass or pineapple mango juice next to me, it’s never felt so great to be outside this year. A discussion was brought up the other day between my friends...

Pay-to-win games result in loss

Dave Owen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

As a society, it appears we are increasingly moving our games of skill from the physical space to the digital. This has, in general, been a positive for the players of these games. Indeed, if one now wants to play a round of chess at 10 p.m., you can immediately do so with a player of comparable skill...

Club on campus getting into the “swing” of things

Club on campus getting into the “swing” of things

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

The University of North Dakota has many clubs and organizations operating within its system. One club in particular that has had trouble maintaining activity, is the Swing Club. The Swing Club was once available at the Wellness Center, operating late in the evenings for the convenience of students...

Close call at Grand Forks airport

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Connor Johnson, News

Two airplanes belonging to the University of North Dakota’s John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences hit each other on the ground at Grand Forks International Airport on Wednesday, March 29. Fortunately, no one was hurt, although both airplanes sustained damage. Both planes were Cessna 172 Skyhawks. According...

UND ready to reload

UND ready to reload

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

As the 2016-2017 University of North Dakota’s Men’s Hockey season comes to a close, the team looks to bounce back next season with a refreshed lineup. Since their final game against Boston University, several UND players from this season have not only signed NHL contracts, but have already started...

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