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The First Address

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Liz Kacher, Opinion

President Trump proved himself to be the champion America needs on Tuesday night, as he delivered his first address to a joint session of Congress. Glum Democrats sat on their hands while Republicans praised Trump for keeping his campaign promises — promises that won him the presidency. After five weeks of ...

Death by baseball

Matt Eidson, News Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Matt Eidson, Opinion

Carl Mays stood on the pitcher’s mound at the Polo Grounds in Manhattan, N.Y., working his way through the fifth inning of a soon-to-be infamous baseball game on Aug. 16, 1920. At the plate was Cleveland Indians shortstop Ray Chapman, a batter known to crowd the plate: a habit that would prove cos...

President Trump’s media ban

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

President Donald Trump recently held a restricted press briefing which excluded CNN, the New York Times, L.A. Times, Buzzfeed and Politico. News outlets treat this as an act of war against the first amendment, claiming that this marks the first time in American history that a president has impeded o...

After the garbage settles

Dave Owen, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017


Filed under Dave Owen, Opinion

The protesters have finally abandoned the “Sacred Stone Camp,” and the state has been moving down on the camp to clean up the tattered remains of thousands of protesters over the past six months. It’s time to have a post-mortem discussion of what has and will happen, both with the pipeline and the...

Budget cut blues felt campus wide

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Liz Kacher, News

President Kennedy and the Executive Council have made more progress on finalizing budget plans since the time Governor Burgum proposed further cuts to higher education across the state of North Dakota. Back in January, Governor Burgum recommended $31 million be cut in regards to higher education during...

Resident hall budget

Resident hall budget

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota’s Association of Residence Halls passed an upgraded budget last week for next year, as stated by member Amanda Cook. The budget, ARH-R1617-03, will come into effect next semester and raises the housing fees 20 percent from their current rate for students in residence...

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Earning their feathers: Football Recruits

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

The UND Football team made great off-season moves picking up 25 new recruits for the future of the football program. Head Coach Bubba Schweigert and the rest of the coaching staff believe they have found some future stars that can develop to their full potential. “They really have to believe...

Repeating History?

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

As the shortest month of the year comes to an end it can only mean one thing. March Madness. To many, March Madness is all about filling out brackets and always picking Duke to lose in the first round. But to hockey fans, March Madness is also about the college hockey playoffs. This weekend kick...

Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

It’s no mystery the UND Fighting Hawks men’s hockey team is in the midst of a season of adversity. After being swept by Western Michigan last weekend, the Hawks have lost seven out of their last 10 games and sit fifth in the NCHC standings with a 15-13-3 record, including 8-11-1-1 in the conference. With...

(De)Constructing Race

(De)Constructing Race

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

On select Fridays during this semester, faculty and students of the UND law program will host in a series of discussions regarding race and racial injustice through both legal and social viewpoints. As described in the university event calendar, “the goals of the series are to create space for conversations...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

The History program at UND may not be structured uniquely, but there is more than meets the eye. Unlike larger universities in the country, entry level history courses are taught by professors. Hans Broedel is the chair of the history department; he can also be found teaching 100-level lecture...

Fifty Shades of awful

Fifty Shades of awful

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes

Expect to be disappointed if "Fifty Shades Darker" is in your plans for date night. This movie was nothing more than a mediocre film.  The acting was amateur, the story felt slow and long and if you are comparing the movie to the book they are in different leagues. The term “darker” was questionable....

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