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Why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Bobby Feaster, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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


Filed under Opinion, Quinn Robinson-Duff

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


Filed under Dakota Student, Opinion, Quinn Robinson-Duff, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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...

Take advantage of your rights

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Bobby Feaster, ND, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Vote

November 6 is an election day, which is basically impossible to forget due to the fact that every other tv, radio, internet video, and Spotify commercial has been a political commercial. Not to mention the fact that every square inch of Grand Forks has some form of political advertisement whether it’s a ...

Stressors Put on Students

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under Megan Vogt, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

Imagine a seventh grader knowing exactly what they want to do with their life. Knowing the school they want to go to, the major they want and their overall dream job. They have it planned out down to the location of their dream job. That was me. I was that seventh grader. I had always wanted to go to medical school ...

The scary reality of Gun Violence in the United States

The scary reality of Gun Violence in the United States

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Grand forks, ND, North Dakota, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Halloween is nearly here. But who needs halloween when you’ve been scared all year? There seems to have been an uptick in violent shootings in this country. Every week there seems to be a school shooting, racially motivated shooting, or police officer shooting of an unarmed suspect to get outraged about...

Legends of Terror

Legends of Terror

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Community Fun, Halloween, Opinion, Quinn Robinson-Duff, Showcase, Spooky Season

The 10th Annual Legends of Terror was held this past weekend at the Grand Forks County Historical Society and featured two back-to-back nights of fright. When prospective thrillseekers arrived on the scene and made their way into the first building, they heard screams coming from every direction as ...

The NFL is dying

The NFL is dying

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under Bilal Suleiman, NBA, NFL, Opinion

2018 hasn’t been a great year for the NFL. The kneeling for the national anthem issue, started by Colin Kaepernick never got resolved. In fact, the NFL may have shot themselves in the foot this offseason when they tried to implement a rule that they thought would take care of the issue. While I thin...

The unpredictable month of October

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

October 9, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Bobby Feaster, Dakota Student, Opinion, Showcase

October is the greatest month out of all the 12 months, and no, it is not because my birthday is in October. I love October the most because it is the best time of year to be a sports fan. October is the month that all the major sports are playing. It is such an exciting time. There is playoff baseball...

United States of Football

United States of Football

Bobby Feaster, Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Bobby Feaster, Opinion, Showcase, Sports

Welcome to the United States of Football! The land where winning football games matters more than domestic violence abusers. The latest domestic violence incident in sports happened in Columbus at the Ohio State University, and with this incident came the exposing of Urban Meyer. As many sports fans know...

For seniors – Enjoy it while it lasts

Jill Morton, Columnist

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, jill morton, Opinion

Graduation is just three short weeks away. For seniors, the end of their time at UND is coming with with either dread or delight. Once you graduate, it’s time to go out into the real world where “adulting” begins. Let’s be honest, the real world is kind of scary. No more leaching off your...

The rise of the athletainers

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Columnist

March 4, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, ND, Opinion

Running the fast break, he gets the ball on the left wing. After taking one hard dribble to the basket, he fakes to the left, steps to the right and goes up for the left-handed layup. The sharp sound of the whistle pierces the air as Quavo is fouled. “Quavo with a nice Eurostep, and one!” proclaimed...

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