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Minnesota needs to redefine “mentally incapacitated”

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer April 5, 2021

Media headlines have caused outrage this week, leading people to believe Minnesota courts are now using alcohol consumption as consent to sex. Francois Momulu Khalil met his rape victim in 2017 after...

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Trump’s Plans to Rejoin Social Media

Brooke Kruger, Opinion Writer March 29, 2021

President Trump’s Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, was suspended in January 2021 to prevent “the risk of further incitement of violence”. Jason Miller, Trump’s 2020 campaign advisor and spokesperson...

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Donald Trump’s Social Media Ban

Sarah Larson, Art and Community Writer January 18, 2021

Last week on Wednesday, January 6, a large group of Trump supporters stormed the capitol as an attack on the 117th United States Congress in an attempt to overrun Trump’s defeat in the 2020 election, with...

The Rising Popularity of Podcasts

The Rising Popularity of Podcasts

Sarah Larson, Arts and Community Writer 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

Demetria Slyt, Opinion Writer 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

Sarah Larson, Arts and Community Writer 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

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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