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Best three albums of 2016

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion

Every year, my family and friends all email each other and pick their top 10 albums of the year. I wanted to take a crack at this as well, however I will keep it short, as I choose and explain my reasoning behind my top three favorite albums of 2016. Number Three - Green Day: Revolution Radio As unusua...

Tribute to Carryn Owens

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

In the time following President Trump’s first address to a joint session of Congress, I have noticed the media remains fixated on the tribute to Navy Seal widow, Carryn Owens, by President Trump. Not because the moment was a captivating tribute to the sacrifice of her late husband, but because the...

Owen; workplace experiences

Owen; workplace experiences

Matt Eidson, Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Matt Eidson, Opinion

Recently, I wrote an opinion piece expressing my distrust and lack of confidence in Dave Owen, a candidate for VP of Student Government and a staff writer for the Dakota Student. Mr. Owen disagreed with my article and published his retort on his Facebook page. As I do not wish to give Mr. Owen more...

Dave Owen for VP

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017


Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

As many of you may know, Student Government elections are approaching and the prospects are promising. Currently, one such candidate, David Stuart Owen is running for Student Body Vice President, alongside John Bjorklund for President. Together, they plan to rebuild, reinvest and reengage. On their...

Letters to the Editor

Sol Eagle Road

March 10, 2017


Filed under LTE, Opinion

As a United State citizen who comes from a military family I have learned many lessons. One notion that continues to shape my personality is the idea of being a citizen who contributes to a globalizing world. Be (sic) a citizen who represents the American image is to learn from mentors who hold values...

Letters to the Editor

Nathan Amundson

March 10, 2017


Filed under LTE, Opinion

After reading the slanderous piece on David Owen written by the Dakota Student’s news editor, I was utterly shocked. As a former coworker of Dave’s, I was amazed at the lengths gone to by this man to utterly trash, in classic passive aggressive style, a man who has always stood out to me as focused,...

Old Tradition, New Trophy

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Allyson Bento, Sports

About a month ago, it was announced the University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks will be leaving the Big Sky Conference and join the North Dakota State Bison in the Missouri Valley Football Conference and Summit League. With the excitement of the move and the reigniting of an old flame with the Bison...

Where are they now?

Where are they now?

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

Ben Reznicek, born and raised in Sioux Falls, S.D., had to make tough decisions throughout his early baseball career. Facing ups and downs he managed to get where he is today. Reznicek went to O’Gorman High School, in southwest Sioux Falls. An athletics staff member at Reznicek’s high school belie...

Undergraduate showcase

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

All students should mark their calendars for April 7, as it’ll be the last day the office of Essential Studies will be accepting applications for students to participate in the undergraduate showcasing on Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4. Dr. Ryan Zerr, the university’s director of Essential Studi...

Student government candidates begin campaigns

Student government candidates begin campaigns

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

In preparation for student elections on April 12, the Dakota Student is sitting down with candidates for Student Body President to talk about their backgrounds, motivations and platforms. Featured in this issue: John Bjorklund. Junior and political science major John Bjorklund has had a year of experience ...

The Creative Impulse

The Creative Impulse

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

UND Art Collections began an exhibition this past Tuesday, Feb. 28, at the Empire Arts Center. The exhibition is titled, “The Creative Impulse: Artists from North Dakota and the Broader Region.” It will run from Feb. 28 to April 12, 2017. The show features historical and contemporary works by artist...

Warmhouse rapping feat. Zen People

Warmhouse rapping feat. Zen People

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes, Showcase

Koselig, Grand Forks’ winter event planning group, hosted a rather interesting event last Saturday evening. Three local hip-hop artists, Zen People, featuring DJ New Reign, performed at the University Park warming house as a ‘kick off’ to their Midwest “Aight, Tight Tour,” which began Feb. 21, ...

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