By: Griffin Nelson, nelsongr@mnstate.edu October 6: Football vs. No. 1 Minnesota State-Mankato (2 p.m.) The number one team in the nation comes to town for a homecoming week clash. If the Dragons want to establish themselves as legitimate challengers in the Northern Sun Intercollegiate…
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The past few years have had an unfortunate increase in aggressive and harmful behavior, both in schools and workplaces. “Run. Hide. Fight.” is a method that has come to the forefront of protection programs. According to Ryan Nelson, director of Public Safety at MSUM, this program has been around…
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John Miller millerjoh@mnstate.edu After four, decorated years filled with far more ups than downs, the tremendous college basketball career of Tanner Kretchman has come to an end. As a freshman, Kretchman appeared in all 39 games for the Dragons and averaged 3.8 points, 1.3 rebounds and…
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John Miller millerjoh@mnstate.edu It has been a long, illustrious tenure for Dragons women’s head basketball coach, Karla Nelson. The three-time Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Coach of the Year has never missed a conference tournament. Nelson earned her 200th conference win at…
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By: John Miller millerjoh@mnstate.edu Travaun Coad picked up the rock at a young age, and now finds himself as a standout on MSUM’s basketball team. Coad made his way to MSUM by way of junior guard A.J. Nywesh. Coad and Nywesh were roommates at the University of Tennessee Martin (UTM),…
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By: Emma Vatnsdal vatnsdalem@mnstate.edu The walkways of MSUM’s campus mall were alive with the sounds of students eagerly anticipating the opportunities with different clubs and student organizations. DragonFest, a one-day celebration that is held each fall, is a day for student…
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By Anna Landsverk landsveran@mnstate.edu Once a year, the general public is invited to walk the labyrinthine hallways of the Center for the Arts (CA) to engage in a wide variety of art activities. On Feb. 23, the annual “Night at the CA” festivities began with pizza and excitement. Throughout…
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By Kaitlin Adams adamska@mnstate.edu     As one of the largest student organizations on campus, the Dragon Entertainment Group (DEG) hosts dozens of events for students each year.     “The Dragon Entertainment Group, in general, provides different events that have a safe environment for…
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By Kayleigh Omang omangka@mnstate.edu     On Feb. 3, students and professionals gathered in the Comstock Memorial Union Ballroom to strut their DRAGon stuff. Energy filled the room as Cobbers, Dragons, Bison and members of the community shuffled through the doors into the dimly lit ballroom.…
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by Tyler Jensen jensenty@mnstate.edu The paths MSUM’s current Student Body President, junior Sean Duckworth, and its President-elect, senior Chris Bergman, took to their positions are certainly different. California-born Duckworth, a political science major, planned to go into student politics…
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by John Miller millerjo@mnstate.edu Dragon diver Emily Pascavis may be done with her career at the collegiate level, but she’s looking forward to competing well after graduation. Pascavis began her diving career with an impressive freshman campaign. She quickly emerged as a top talent,…
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By Kelsey Ketterling ketterlingke@mnstate.edu MSUM alumna Elise Parsley’s book, “If You Ever Want to Bring an Alligator to School, DON’T!,” is ninth on the New York Times Best Seller’s list for children’s picture books. The author said she was “stunned” by the news. “My editor called to tell me in…
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by Kit Murray murrayki@mnstate.edu Taylor Peterson, aka Pike, is known best in the Fargo-Moorhead area for his role as Big 98.7’s morning show host. The MSUM advertising alumnus started working in radio even before his senior year of high school. Soon after, he started as a night show host, and…
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Alumna opened first tattoo studio in downtown Moorhead by Samantha Stark starksa@mnstate.edu For Anita Burbeck, “tattooing is no longer just fun. It’s an obsession.” At the start of her career 30 years ago, Burbeck was one of the country’s only women tattooists. In 1983, she opened the first…
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