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Never stop defending your faith

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Cheif

October 15, 2019

Growing up in a family with strong Catholic roots and being sent to private catholic school my whole life, I have never had an issue with my faith and how I went along displaying it to others. I had parents who taught me to never be afraid of my faith and by them putting me through catholic schooling I...

Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace

Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2019

It’s 2019. In today’s society, tattoos and piercings are very prevalent. Teenagers are anticipating their 18th birthday to finally go get the tattoo they’ve been designing for months or a piercing without their parent's permission. But with all the excitement, we are told by many people to be c...

Climate Change Activism

Climate Change Activism

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 1, 2019

The headlines this past week have been filled with Swedish activist Greta Thurnberg and her role in the climate strike scenario. “Activists” around the U.S. showed their power by shutting down city blocks and twerking on the streets. Yes, twerking. A man in full glitter was twerking to support climate...

Don’t be a Wehraboo

Chris Song, Opinion Writer

September 17, 2019

You know I spend all of my time browsing the interwebs. Every now and then I come across the topic of World War II. Eventually, I scroll down to find some donkey in the comments saying "My grandpops Otto was apart of the SS, but he wasn't a National Socialist." That was an exaggeration, but it was clo...

Four years…..or Five

Four years…..or Five

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

September 10, 2019

Every time you google a college of any sort, they have a “graduation rate” column under a few statistics. According to FAFSA, this rate is determined by the percentage of students who complete their degree in at least 150% of the time that the university deems. For example; UND has a graduation r...

Is the driving age too young?

Is the driving age too young?

Megan Vogt, Opinion Writer

April 30, 2019

In most states when you turn 16, you get your driver’s license. Very exciting, right? In North and South Dakota, I recently found out that you get your permit at 14 and license at 15. According to Allstate’s blog, the state with the oldest driving age is New Jersey, and that is 17.   T...

Letter to the Editor

Nicholas

April 2, 2019

Because of the breadth of this 800-word, meandering, and frankly long-winded column, I will here respond to just one of the points the columnist brings up. First, the pattern of voting behavior the columnist describes is not called identity politics. Identity politics is a phenomenon not of the candid...

New Year. New Me.

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2019

This is the time of year when everyone makes plans on how to better themselves and figure out a way to make their new resolutions stick. I have always been the kind of person to start to plan for something and get mentally prepared for a new goal, but when the time comes to start the resolution, I usua...

The Truth about cheating

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2019

Across the country there are many college students. From students who attend community and technical colleges, students who attend four year undergraduate universities and those in graduate schools, med school and law schools. There are a lot of students out there getting degrees and taking a lot of cla...

Why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and I’m so excited that it is finally here. Thanksgiving is obviously about giving thanks but my favorite parts of Thanksgiving are definitely the food and football on Thanksgiving. I love cooking and one of my favorite parts about Thanksgiving is being able to h...

Thankful for Thanksgiving

Thankful for Thanksgiving

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

November 20, 2018

Thanksgiving is a college student’s wet dream when it comes for free food. It’s a time to go back to the comforts of home and get mom to do all your laundry. It’s a time to feast upon a plethora supply of food, raiding the fridge and pantry of all the goods. It’s a time to enjoy loved ones and ...

The Seasons of Life

The Seasons of Life

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

November 6, 2018

There are  lots of roads through life that take you up and down. Great times that never seem to end and times where an overwhelming sense of the world is just straight out to get you. Times where the difference between love and hate can be skewed. Times where the world is your oyster and you the crea...

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