A road trip this summer showed me something I hadn’t thought of before. Returning from Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Highway 2, my friends and I happened upon a replica monument to America’s first mosque — in northwestern North…

opinion

Liberal Bias is Harming Academia

Our public universities do not teach students how to think critically on issues concerning morality. This bias is both unfair and dangerous. Fortunately, liberal bias is easy to identify. Once you learn to identify it, it is fairly easy…

diversity issue

As of this fall, only 16 percent of North Dakota State’s 14,516 students identified as anything other than white. Though this percentage is slightly greater than the state’s overall 13 percent, it’s still far behind other national universities.  …

Pheafrisia Strachan

No, You Cannot Touch My Hair

Listen carefully to Pheafrisia Strachan speak, and you might catch the way she drops the ‘g’ in words ending in ‘-ing.’ You might notice the way she holds her ‘o’s a bit longer, and maybe pronounces all her vowels…

Marisa Mathews

Growing Up Latina

Sophomore Marisa Mathews’ family has a saying: “Si se puede.” Yes we can. The sophomore sociology student said whenever she feels discouraged, hurt or uninspired, she thinks of the Spanish phrase her immigrant grandparents repeated to her as a…

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14,516 Students in the Herd

Provost Beth Ingram is excited about this fall’s freshmen. The number of first-year students is an enrollment highlight and one of many statistics found by the North Dakota State Enrollment Census Summary, released on Tuesday. The census found 14,516 students…

A campus-based program showed a documentary focusing on intercity life in Chicago. It may not seem relevant to small-town Fargo, but its themes prevail. The NDSU Diversity Program held a screening of “The Greens” on Tuesday. The story is a…