Vice President Mike Pence (short for Michael Pencil) surrounded himself in controversy this week as he kneeled for the national anthem at a Cowboys game due to the second coming of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. This has…

Lord of the Urinals

The man behind a dedicated urinal must have a rather interesting story to tell. In the case of Jason Lord, that would be precisely true. If you find yourself wandering to the third floor of Minard Hall near the…

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On Self-Respect for Students

The bond between a professor and their students is a bond that we all must traverse in college. This bond can lead to a love of one’s field of study when done right. Or this can lead to a…

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Another Homecoming has come and went, and it is that time of year again: time to find the best hangover remedies for your achy head and poisoned body. So why not let The Spectrum try to heal your body?…

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A true tragedy has occurred. No ounce of preparation could have prepared us for the chills and jaw-dropping power that this most recent tragedy in Las Vegas has produced. I will not speak of the body count. Nor will…

According to several tweets from Identity Evropa and professors on campus white supremacist flyers have been posted in Minard, West Dining Center and Quentin Burdick Building this week on Wednesday. “Education is uncomfortable,” Emily Wicktor, assistant professor of English…

As a student walking through campus in between classes here at North Dakota State, it is almost impossible not to hear loud bells. But did you know that those aren’t real bells? Although the bells may be fake, the…

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This past weekend some students saw something that will forever change their lives. They witnessed the loss of life, and more importantly, the death of a friend. On Sunday around noon, we were all made aware of a terrible…

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On Sept. 7, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos formally condemned Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, stating that “the current approach isn’t working” according to The Washington Post. This “current approach” that DeVos refers to…

Open Meeting with Provost Ingram

Provost Beth Ingram held an open meeting at the Engineering Administration building on Tuesday, Sept. 19 to address any concerns from the staff and faculty of the College of Engineering. If it wasn’t obvious North Dakota State was just coming…