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Coronavirus Misinformation

Madie McPherson, Opinion Writer

March 10, 2020

When it comes to the flu, common cold, stomach bug, etc, we need to do what makes us feel better and (hopefully) receive the vaccines or antibiotics necessary. We go on with our lives, doing our best to not feel like crap.    However, with the most recent health scare, the coronavirus, see...

Real Relationships are Blessings

Real Relationships are Blessings

Cortnie Cottrell, Opinion Writer

March 10, 2020

As society continues to become more informed and technology continues to improve rapidly, I think that taking a step back and recognizing that even though technology provides humans with efficient short cuts and accessible information, it also plays a toll on how humans live and interact with each other. Even...

Don’t forget to tip

Don’t forget to tip

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

March 3, 2020

The service industry is brutal at times. It is our job as your server to make sure that you can enjoy a meal and catch up with an old friend or family. We are in charge of doing that for about 6-8 other tables, depending on the night and your given section.    A typical Friday or Saturday night would con...

“We love the Earth: it is our planet”

“We love the Earth: it is our planet”

Cortnie Cottrell, Opinion Writer

March 3, 2020

I really think that recycling, and the dangers of not recycling, get overlooked and sometimes are not even cared about. For myself, I did not have any interest in recycling and did as I am sure many if not all Americans have had the phrase ‘save the turtles‘ shoved down their throat, but my questio...

The Importance of Pets

The Importance of Pets

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

March 3, 2020

I have had three dogs in my life. Two Yorkie-poo’s and a mut and my life has been changed for the better because of them. I got my first dog when I was in third grade, my mom got Baxter from Santa, it was not only a gift for her but my entire family. It was the best Christmas and When I say that, ...

The Grammys

The Grammys

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

February 25, 2020

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards took place at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. There were many winners of these esteemed awards, however, someone who took home the most trophies is Billie Eilish. Said awards were “Record of the Year,” “Album of the Year,” “Song of the Year,” “Best...

Tobacco Advertising

Tobacco Advertising

Cortnie Cottrell, Opinion Writer

February 25, 2020

Coming from a household where both of my parents were addicted to smoking having all of their experience before my existence. I grew up hearing the phrase, “don’t smoke, it is an expensive, bad habit.” Also growing up, my school counselor would come into our elementary classes and talk about the...

Presidential Candidates

Presidential Candidates

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 4, 2020

With the expectation of a swift acquittal of President Trump from the senate, I thought it was appropriate to look into the remaining candidates for the 2020 election. Some of the candidates on the Democratic side have similarities within their planned policies, others are completely different. The R...

Soft smiles make the world go round

Soft smiles make the world go round

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

February 3, 2020

Minnesota Nice is very much alive and vibrant. We Minnesotans come from backgrounds of knowing that hard work does indeed pay off. For years growing up, we would often times find ways to work hard to gain some sort of reward. If there was not a reward, then we were working hard because our moms were gett...

Impeachment

Impeachment

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 3, 2020

I’ve tried to stay away from this impeachment charade since my last article, but it continues to call my name. However, I’m not going to discuss a specific argument relevant to the impeachment. I don’t think anyone needs more people telling them which side is right, so I’m going to point out the...

Dear Freshman

Dear Freshman

Presley Paintner, News Writer

February 3, 2020

Dear Freshman,   Here are some things I wish I would have done and known my first year at the University of North Dakota.    Enjoy the dorm life, use the wellness, go support the athletic teams, be a part of a student organization, get to know your professors and the toughest part of f...

New Hampshire vs North Dakota

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

November 26, 2019

As someone who classifies themselves as a fake midwesterner, I stay true to my home state of New Hampshire. I moved to North Dakota in the Fall of 2018 and until then I considered myself a trooper when it came to the winter. However, I was in for a shock when I realized the winter in North Dakota is o...

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