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Looking into Boulder mass shooting suspect

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer March 29, 2021

21-year-old Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa opened fire, Monday, March 22, at a King Soopers grocery store in Colorado. 10 people were killed, including a Boulder police officer. After Alissa’s identification...

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Mental Health and the COVID-19 Crisis

Kate Willett, News Writer December 7, 2020

It’s no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the mental health of people all across the world. Quarantine and lockdowns can have a detrimental effect on the human psyche if measures are not...

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The COVID-19 Vaccine

Kate Willett, News Writer November 30, 2020

With coronavirus cases in the US constantly rising, the race is on to find an effective vaccine to fight the virus. There is no authorized or recommended vaccine yet, as all of the vaccines in the making...

UND Writers Conference: Jenny Zhang reading

UND Writers Conference: Jenny Zhang reading

Destiny Garcia, News Writer September 28, 2020

On Thursday, Sept. 24, The University of North Dakota held another UND’s Writers Conference. During this conference Ms. Zhang read from her debut story collection, Sour Heart, which tells the...

Mindfulness Practices Now

Mindfulness Practices Now

Kate Willett, News Writer September 21, 2020

Starting this Tuesday, September 22, the University Counseling Center is holding a Mindfulness Practices Now Workshop. When asked what this event is about, Dr. Lora Sloan, Lead Psychologist at the University...

Groups and Workshops at UND

Groups and Workshops at UND

Destiny Garcia, News Writer September 14, 2020

The University of North Dakota and its students have a variety of groups and workshops to choose from. Some examples of these are support groups are Qmmunity and Black Voices. Qmmunity is a...

Animal Adoptions on the Rise

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer May 5, 2020

There is some positivity amongst the chaos. Adoption and fostering for animals have increased due to the pandemic with some shelters now experiencing empty kennels for the first time in years. Through...

We Are Taking in Too Much

We Are Taking in Too Much

Madison Overby, Sports Editor March 31, 2020

It may seem a bit backwards reading from the Dakota Student that you should stop reading the news, I get it, but hear me out.   News programs on cable networks saw higher numbers than they’ve...

Social media misconstruction

Social media misconstruction

Staff Writer March 31, 2020

Social media; it can be wonderful, invigorating and seemingly so informative in regard to current events and what is happening around the world. A human living in the United States can feel that they are...

Where the Candidates Stand

Where the Candidates Stand

Mason Dunleavy , News Editor March 10, 2020

Super Tuesday results are in and Joe Biden emerged as the winner of the most states. Biden won 10 out of the 14 states while his opponent, Bernie Sanders, won four. In terms of delegates, Sanders and...

Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor March 10, 2020

The widespread coronavirus (COVID-19) has officially made it to Minnesota with two confirmed cases, which means that the coronavirus is closer to home (North Dakota) than ever before. The University...

Census 2020

Census 2020

Staff, News Writer March 10, 2020

2020 is a big year for the United States, not only are we electing a new president but we are  also participating in a nationwide effort to count our population through the Census. Starting in 1970...

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