22 Feb 2017

Removal of the Theater Arts department at NDNU by Abriana Arzaga

Due to low enrollment and little funding for the Theater Arts Department, President Judith Maxwell Greig, eliminated the department for Fall 2017. Maxwell Greig, sent a seemingly email January 29, 2016 to the faculty, entitled “Results of Spring Program Prioritization Process;...
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21 Feb 2017

Are the Warriors Better with Kevin Durant? by John Schrup

Since the signing of superstar Kevin Durant last summer the question’s been stirring around the basketball world, are the Warriors going to be better than they were last year? Last season the Dubs posted the best regular season record in NBA history at 73-9 and were 1 game away...
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21 Feb 2017

The NFL’s Curious Drug Policy: How Painkillers Became An Acceptable Drug By Ryan Malley

If you have a back spasm, pop a pill, if you cannot make your cuts on your sprained ankle, pop a pill, if you are trying to get back to playing after shoulder surgery, maybe pop a few pills. But if you played Sunday night on the West Coast and then are playing Thursday night on...
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14 Feb 2017

NCAA schools united around one goal by Charlie Esquivel

Academics and community service as the pathway to opportunity. The NCAA provides college athletes with a pathway to opportunity. Although only 2% of college student athletes that play in NCAA sports make it into a professional sports league it serves as beneficial for the...
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14 Feb 2017

Cold Days at NDNU by Noah Sanchez

The weather in Belmont for the past couple weeks has been no higher than sixty degrees. During this time of cold weather, even the trees on campus became involved. Just last week, on January 12, 2017, a tree behind New Hall fell over. “The tree that fell down was right behind my...
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13 Feb 2017

Legalization of Marijuana In The State of California by Micah Tateishi

CA, USA-  As of November 9th, 2016, in the state of California the majority of voters approved Proposition 64, making California the most populous state in the nation to legalize the recreational use of marijuana. Proposition 64 allows Californians who are 21 and older to...
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13 Feb 2017

College Students Facing Homelessness by Renae Roque

College students face homelessness because of factors such as high housing costs, tuition, and other bills. As a NDNU or private school student tuition roughly costs $30,000 dollars per year, according to College Board (collegedata). Although there are financial aid options, most...
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