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Billionaire says colleges are basically for fun?

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer January 22, 2021

Elon Musk once said, “You don’t need college to learn stuff”. The value is “seeing whether somebody can work hard at something… Colleges are basically for fun and to prove you do your chores,...

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The diminishing compassion of professors during finals

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer December 14, 2020

Teachers and professors are supposed to be some of the most kind-hearted and understanding beings in the universe. They dedicate their careers to helping their students become successful while making their...

COVID-19 and Teaching

COVID-19 and Teaching

Brianna Mayhair, News Editor November 23, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted our community in more than one way.  The University of North Dakota has been taking steps to keep the students and staff safe during this time.  In doing so, teaching has changed...

College students are given the power to manipulate their GPAs

College students are given the power to manipulate their GPAs

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer October 16, 2020

Last March, students of the University of North Dakota were given the opportunity to choose how they were evaluated in their classes. Students and staff alike were unprepared for the sudden change to...

When given the choice, should students choose in-person or online-only instruction?

When given the choice, should students choose in-person or online-only instruction?

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer August 31, 2020

Fall 2020 has students all around the globe taking a different approach to college this year. Despite the Coronavirus, a considerable number of universities in the United States have reopened for...

It's Always Nice to Get Away

It’s Always Nice to Get Away

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor October 23, 2019

This past weekend I took a trip to Duluth, Minn. with my family. It was about a four and a half hour drive that turned into just over five hours because of the wonderful two laned highway that I had to...

Managing your Time

Managing your Time

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor September 17, 2019

College is a time to explore so many different things. It is a chance to explore different majors, different jobs, different clubs and organizations, different people and participate in a variety of different...

Before becoming a profession, learn to teach

Bilal Suleiman , Opinion Columnist February 4, 2018

The way we prepare professors for life in the classroom is woefully inadequate. We can’t expect someone who studied in a lab for eight years, looking at petri dishes and memorizing formulas, to get...

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