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As spring semester begins this week, one desk will stay empty. Brooke Schroeder, a freshman majoring in agricultural education, died in a car crash Sunday near Valley City. She was traveling eastbound back to campus on Interstate 94. Capt….

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Neuroscientists wholeheartedly agree: You cannot get through finals week without a bumping playlist. The editors of The Spectrum are here to help. You shall overcome (with our help). So crack open another energy drink, plug in those cheap earbuds and press…

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God did not create all running routes equally. Here in the metro, every turn offers opportunity for discovery and scenery — at least for a former farm kid. All I used to have to run back in the boonies…

A new poll suggests nearly half of North Dakota State undergraduate students are likely to vote for Donald Trump on Tuesday. The data indicates 48 percent of students planning to cast a ballot would vote for Trump. Hillary Clinton…

What started as the first religious club on campus has announced its plans to grow via a multi-million dollar project, with church doors opening as early as 2020. The St. Paul’s Newman Center unveiled a pledge drive to the…

Forget that literature plaque — somebody in Oslo give Bob Dylan the Nobel Peace Prize, too. “Blowin’ in the Wind” is as pacific as Barack Obama and his drones. Give Dylan the economics ones, as well. His critiques of capitalism…

I refused to take the Dakota Marker for granite or granted last week — the trophy is quartzite and never easily won. Saturday reminded us of that, though I will not let some football game ruin my week with…