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The Rising Popularity of Podcasts

The Rising Popularity of Podcasts
November 16, 2020

Recently, in the entertainment industry, we have seen a growth in the popularity of podcasts. This can be seen as almost every YouTuber and celebrity has created a podcast with some of these being...

Cancel Culture

Cancel Culture
Do the negative impacts outweigh the positive?
October 19, 2020

For those of you who aren’t aware, cancel culture refers to the mass withdrawal of support from public figures or celebrities who have done things that aren’t socially accepted today. This practice...

TikTok Ban: What we Know so Far

TikTok Ban: What we Know so Far
October 5, 2020

On August 6 of this year, President Trump issued an executive order to have the popular social media app, TikTok, banned in the United States unless it was purchased by an American owned company....

We Are Taking in Too Much

We Are Taking in Too Much
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...

Social media misconstruction

Social media misconstruction
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...

The Bachelor is Right

We need to change
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,...

Real Relationships are Blessings

Real Relationships are Blessings
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...

Epidemic of Miscommunication

Epidemic of Miscommunication
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...

Joe Black’s: A Cinderella Story

Joe Black’s: A Cinderella Story
The ‘Barch Madness’ underdog no one saw coming
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...

Free time should free up your mind from dull routines

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...

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
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...

Chivalry in the time of smartphones

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,...

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