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North Dakota doesn’t know how to plow

Jill Morton, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under jill morton, Opinion

Only a couple of weeks ago, we had our first dusting of snow for the year. The entire campus became covered in a thick blanket of white. The worst part of winter is the snow never gets properly cleaned up. It stays on the roads, sidewalks and parking lots until spring. That is not okay. I am from...

Time for some driving lessons

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Quinn Robinson-Duff

Grand Forks drivers are just God awful. They are too slow. Drivers around here don’t know how to handle any kind of traffic and they stop for pedestrians. Driving here can be just as frustrating as driving in a big city. I’m from Chicago and the biggest culture shock has to be the ludicrous driving...

Why Minnesota beats North Dakota

Jill Morton, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under jill morton, Opinion

UND is a pretty great school. There’s just one big problem with it: It’s not in Minnesota. I see how that would be a problem because of the name ‘North Dakota’ but still, it would be better if we were all in Minnesota. Minnesota is definitely the best state in America, but North Dakota comes in as a ...

Football rivalry

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

It’s a short drive down I-29 this Saturday for UND’s football team as they head to Vermillion, South Dakota to take on the University of South Dakota Coyotes. With this border battle coming up, it’s worth taking a look into the history of the past 20 years for these former Great West Conference f...

Join the club!

Join the club!

Madison Overby, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under madison overby, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota Women’s rugby team is celebrating 15 years as a club, marked with record-breaking numbers as an organization here. The rugby team competes in both the fall and the spring, with a competitive season in the fall followed by a more laid-back tournament season in the sprin...

Tales from the gate

Tales from the gate

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

The smell of charcoal. Ear-deafening music. Food, food and food. There is no better way to start a Saturday. Tailgating is one of the most institutional traditions for football. While players are in the stadium stretching their limbs, fans are in the parking lot stretching their bellies. Both partie...

The search for Savanna Greywind

The search for Savanna Greywind

Diane Newberry, News Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

When Courtney Souvannasacd first heard that Fargo woman Savanna Greywind was missing she, like many Grand Forks residents, found herself thinking of Dru Sjodin. Sjodin, a 22-year-old University of North Dakota student, was abducted from the Columbia Mall parking lot and killed in 2003. “I was takin...

Story of the spud

Story of the spud

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

For decades now, the city of Grand Forks and the University of North Dakota have joined together to partake in what could be considered UND’s second homecoming. Potato Bowl USA is an annual home game for UND Football and has been a city to since the inaugural Potato Bowl back in 1966. According to Pe...

Tearing down the legacy

Tearing down the legacy

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports

The University of North Dakota is a staple in the hockey community, recognized for producing high-class hockey players into the National Hockey League and the Olympics. So, when the news came out about the cutting of women’s hockey at UND, there was a shock around the community as a whole. Whether it was from ...

Join the club!

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Sports

Do you consider yourself a fan of UND sports? Many avid UND sports fans think that once our collegiate sports end they have to wait until next season. But there is more action to be had.  UND also hosts a variety of club sports teams, such as club lacrosse. The club lacrosse team is composed of new...

Swinging for scholarships

Swinging for scholarships

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

August 29, 2017


Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Sports

After looking forward to it all year, a wide range of golfers gathered at the beautiful Walhalla Country Club for the sixth annual Frank White Golf Tournament on July 8. This annual tournament is put together by Frank White, a native to Walhalla N.D. and a sought after professor in the University of...

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