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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...

Sit down and cheer

Sit down and cheer

Diane Newberry, News Editor

September 12, 2017


Filed under Diane Newberry, Opinion

Potato Bowl, September 2015: I was young, wide-eyed, naive - it was my first college football game! Ok, so I didn’t care about football. And, ok, so maybe I was only there because all of my newfound college friends were going and I wanted to fit in really, really badly - but I was excited nonetheles...

Ambassadors of the Potato Bowl

Ambassadors of the Potato Bowl

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Cameron Cloyd, Features

The Potato Bowl is known for the french fry feed, the parade and the annual football game to follow, but there are also Potato Bowl ambassadors. These ambassadors are students who are children of potato farmers here in the state of North Dakota. These students are notified about a scholarship opportunity...

Higher than the hype

Higher than the hype

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017


Filed under Nick Erickson, Showcase, Sports

Saturday’s game only brought smiles to UND football fans as they cheered loud and proud for the astounding victory over the Missouri State Bears. The only other time that the Bears and Hawks met, coach Schweigert was in his first season as head coach and fell to the Bears 38-0. The tables turned...

John Santiago, #22

John Santiago, #22

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Features, kyle kinnamon, Showcase

John Santiago’s first two years have been nothing short of complete and utter domination. With career totals of 2,452 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns, the stats back up his dominance on the field. After being recruited by UND as a wide receiver, Santiago made the switch to running back, and it has...

From the Editor-in-Chief

Matt Eidson, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2017


Filed under Matt Eidson, Opinion

I can still feel those chilly nights under the glaring field lights, towering over the stadium; the steam rising from the sweat-soaked hair of my teammates, their heavy breath hanging in the air before them, and my heartbeat skipping between the goal-line sprints and the third down conversions.  I c...

Pride of the North

Pride of the North

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017


Filed under Devon Abler, Features, Showcase

The Pride of the North marching band is considered to be a standard ensemble in the music department. Comprised of non-majors and music majors, the group comes together to provide entertainment for the community and support for athletes during the games. Founded in 1998 by Rob Brooks, the group has...

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