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Don’t be afraid to speak up

Don’t be afraid to speak up

Maddie TwoCrow, Opinion Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Dakota Student, Maddie TwoCrow, Opinion, Showcase, UND

When universities were first founded, they were created as a space for open, uninhibited debate. They weren’t created so students could sit and be talked at for four years. They were founded so students could learn from experts, then debate with each other to grow their understanding. But when I go to...

Look how far you’ve come

Look how far you’ve come

Se Kwon, Opinoin Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Se Kwon, Showcase, Student Life, UND

The end of the school year is just around the corner and I wanted to share a little about my personal experience at UND thus far. As a freshman, I didn’t really know what to expect. I’ve heard from many people that college will be the ‘best four years of your life’, but I didn’t fully understand...

Hawks solidify No. 7 seed in Summit League Tournament

Hawks solidify No. 7 seed in Summit League Tournament

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Luke Askew, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Men's Basketball, UND Sports

The University of North Dakota Men’s basketball team had an interesting final week of Summit League play as they closed the regular season with two road games. First, UND travelled to Indiana to take on a talented Purdue Fort Wayne team. The Fighting Hawks came away with one of their biggest win...

Pranksters Put on a Show

Pranksters Put on a Show

Madison Feltman, News Editor

March 5, 2019


Filed under Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

On Monday Feb. 25, Barstool UND gained a lot of attention as they tweeted images of what appeared to be a hack on the UND website. The post stated that ‘UND.edu has been compromised and now the secrets about all of our majors.’ Many students were easily fooled by what later would be found out to be ...

Saying Goodbye

Saying Goodbye

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, UND Hockey, UND Sports

Rhett Gardner, the hard-nosed, skilled, physical and proud player for the University of North Dakota Men's hockey team is set to play his final series for the program that has meant everything to him for the past four years.   “It has easily been the best four years of my life,” Gardner...

Hawks Soar to Indoor Nationals

Hawks Soar to Indoor Nationals

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

March 5, 2019


Filed under Hanna Hill, Showcase, Sports, UND, UND Sports

Two individuals on the University of North Dakota Women’s indoor track team have just qualified for nationals. This is the first time in North Dakota Division I history that this has happened.   The top 16 individuals from across the nation earn bids to the DI Indoor National Championshi...

Feast of Nations

Feast of Nations

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Grand forks, Showcase, Student Life, UND

On Saturday night the Alerus Center took a trip around the world for the 57th Annual Feast of Nations.   Over 95 countries are represented at the University of North Dakota. The Feast of Nations is an event that allows different cultures from across the globe to be showcased through diffe...

Revamping the communication curriculum

Revamping the communication curriculum

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, News, Showcase, UND

The Communications Department has lost one third of its students over the last three years, and because of that, the department has been seeking important revamping of the curriculum in hopes to give students at the University of North Dakota many fresh, new opportunities. “We see communication maj...

Fleecs Continues to Stand Out

Fleecs Continues to Stand Out

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Hanna Hill, Showcase, Sports, UND Sports, UND Women's Basketball

Julia Fleecs, a freshman forward on the University of North Dakota Women’s basketball team, is a passionate, driven, hard working individual on and off the court. Although her first season with the Fighting Hawks is not over yet, she has distinguished herself as a threat on the court. Fleecs is the thi...

Slam Poetry comes to UND

Ana Chisholm, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019


Filed under Ana Chisolm, Arts&Comm, Showcase, Student Life, UND

On Tuesday, Feb. 5th, as part of the Perspective Speaker Series, the University of North Dakota brought Pages Matam to campus to conduct a creative writing and performance workshop as well as a performance later in the evening.   Pages Matam is a national and two-time regional poetry slam cham...

The Problem with Dining Centers

The Problem with Dining Centers

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Se Kwon, Showcase, Student Life, UND

As freshmen, we are offered two different types of meal plans for each semester. Both meal plans are ‘unlimited’ or also known as ‘anytime’ meal plans. The first meal plan that is offered is called ‘Anytime Access Upgrade’ which consists of $150 in dining dollars and 12 bonus meals for a total ...

Split Series with No. 3 UMD Bulldogs

Split Series with No. 3 UMD Bulldogs

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, UND Hockey, UND Sports

After a 27 day hiatus from the Ralph Engelstad Arena, the University of North Dakota Men’s hockey team welcomed the reigning NCAA National Champions the Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs.   Friday Night - A night of capitalizing on chances   “It was the start we wanted and it carried over for the re...

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