Dakota Student

We Are Taking in Too Much

We Are Taking in Too Much

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

March 31, 2020

It may seem a bit backwards reading from the Dakota Student that you should stop reading the news, I get it, but hear me out.   News programs on cable networks saw higher numbers than they’ve seen in over 15 years, before the rise of social media and DVR to record programs. Social media pla...

Social media misconstruction

Social media misconstruction

Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

Social media; it can be wonderful, invigorating and seemingly so informative in regard to current events and what is happening around the world. A human living in the United States can feel that they are part of some sort of festival happening in France (a general example for social media use), and they...

The Bachelor is Right

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

March 10, 2020

Disclaimer: This story talks about online harassment and hate messages received by individuals and may contain offensive wording.    On the Women Tell All episode of this season of The Bachelor, there was a segment regarding the harassment and threats that the women on the show have received. T...

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...

Epidemic of Miscommunication

Epidemic of Miscommunication

Madison Feltman, Editor-in-Cheif

September 17, 2019

When was the last time you checked social media today? When was the last time you engaged in social media? I mean it didn't happen if I didn't post about it, right? In today's society, social media dominates what we do, think and say. We are constantly checking our Facebook feed, tweeting about this perso...

Joe Black’s: A Cinderella Story

Joe Black’s: A Cinderella Story

Madison Feltman, News Editor

April 9, 2019

‘Barch’ Madness: The search for America’s Best College Bar all began with a simple tweet and has taken the nation by storm. Barstool UND began the race by asking supporters to choose ‘the greatest bar in Grand Forks.’ A poll was released which allowed Twitter users to vote for which bar the...

Free time should free up your mind from dull routines

Jill Morton, Opinion Columnist

March 26, 2018

Imagine you just had a long week at school. Your physics test didn’t go as well as you hoped, you submitted your assignment at the last minute and are now mentally and physically exhausted. On Saturday afternoon, you just want to unwind at home. A couple of activities come to mind, but what...

The reality of Instagram

Some users have become disillusioned with the divide between reality and perception when it comes to social media. Julian Gentilezza /Unsplash

Stephanie Hollman, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2018

“God, your life looks so cool.” I received this Instagram comment from one of my old high school friends on a photo that I took this past summer of my cousins ascending the summit of El Capitan, the daunting, 7,569-foot monolith on the north side of Yosemite National Park.  As an amateur photogr...

Chivalry in the time of smartphones

Michaela Schull, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

Tinder. Snapchat. Instagram. Facebook. With the rise in technology and all that it can do, it is only reasonable that we utilize it - right? The question is, “Where do we draw the line?” As millennials, we are the first generation to truly grow up surrounded by advanced technology. In a 2012 survey con...

Snapchat takes big stage with initial public offering

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

March 10, 2017

A few Stanford students majoring in product design saw a void in the social media market. Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy created an innovated product, Snapchat, for the sole purpose of creating a way for people to express their imperfect pictures. Allowing photos that are more about intimacy than popularity...

The student news site of University of North Dakota
Social Media