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Are Vaccines Safe?

A woman in Michigan came out of jail furious to find the father of her child had immunized the child during her time in jail. She said that she was refraining from immunizing her child because of religious reasons,…

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Trump’s Birth Control

The Trump administration recently moved to allow employers to deny women birth control in company insurance plans. Employers are allowed to deny such services based on religious and moral objections to the use of birth control. Liv Oland, president…

Spider silk is now being considered as a means for advancement in medical applications. Amanda Brooks, assistant professor of pharmaceutical science, is currently researching ways to use a certain type of spider silk to create extended release drugs for…

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North Dakota State will soon be receiving a new Historically Black addition. Jered Pigeon, the program coordinator for multicultural programs at NDSU, is in charge of the project and anticipates that the Historically Black Fraternity (HBF), Omega Psi Phi,…

Could the cure to cancer be in manufactured bone? Kalpana Katti, a distinguished professor in civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State, has been working with a group of other professionals in different areas to make her research…

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Drive, Ladies, Drive

The women of Saudi Arabia can now drive, a right they’ve been working toward for decades. Up until now, women have been prohibited from driving a car themselves in public. If they did, it was a punishable offense resulting…

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Homecoming Horoscopes

Aries, March 19-April 20 Be prepared for the spotlight, Bison, because you’ll be put in it whether you like it or not. You need to be giving 100 percent effort to be ready for what’s next. Maybe you’ll have…

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Feminism vs. the First Amendment

On Tuesday, Sept. 19, Joanna Williams, British author, academic and editor of the online magazine “Spiked,” pitted feminism against free speech with one central question: Can we have both and does limiting hate speech also limit free speech? This…

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…And I Feel Fine

  The end of the world has been set for Sept. 23 by David Meade, a research scientist. Meade has even taken this claim so far as to write a book about it titled “Planet X” and has promoted…

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Dicamba Delivers Distress

Dicamba, a common herbicide meant to kill weeds, is proving to also negatively affect soybeans that aren’t yet adapted to the chemical. The soybeans experience leaf cupping — an inhibition of sunlight intake that affects the photosynthesis process — and…