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From student to dean

Carrie Sandstrom, Editor-in-Chief
September 5, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase

In 1991 Cassie Gerhardt began her journey as a freshman at UND — more than 20 years later, she’s still here. Assistant Dean of Students for Student Involvement & Leadership, Cassie Gerhardt didn’t originally want to come to UND. But, like many, her “UND family” pushed her to attend a...

HOT hosts Labor Day events

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer
September 5, 2013
Filed under Features, Paula Kaledzi

A week after an event-filled Welcome Weekend, familiar green and pink ‘I (heart) UND’ shirts continued to supervise activities for the student body over Labor Day break. Many students left campus for the long weekend, but for those who didn’t, the Association of Residence Halls and the Hall...

Hypnotist wows again

Will Beaton, Features Editor
August 29, 2013
Filed under Features, Showcase, Will Beaton

Though he has performed at UND’s Welcome Week for 10 consecutive years, Kim Bromley’s hypnosis show has proved a unique experience every time. The Chester Fritz Auditorium was packed through to the mezzanine with approximately 2,000 students and community members last Saturday night, according...

Illusionist wraps up Welcome Weekend

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor
August 29, 2013
Filed under Features, Jaye Millspaugh

Illusionist and mentalist Sean Bott performed a free show Tuesday evening in the Memorial Union Ballroom to a room full of laughing students funded by the University Program Council. “It was a lot of fun,”UND sophomore Jake Dalton Vivier said. “My favorite part was the “Sharknado” jokes.” Vivier...

Buffalo in the Garden

Will Beaton, Features Editor
August 29, 2013
Filed under Features, Will Beaton

Train whistles harmoniously mingled with the sounds of guitar chords and bass drums Tuesday night at the North Dakota Museum of Art behind Twamley Hall. The sculpture garden along Campus Road is home to the museum’s Concerts in the Garden series, which brings local and national performers to Grand...

UPD aims to serve students

Elizabeth Erickson, Sports Editor
August 21, 2013
Filed under Elizabeth Erickson, Features

From populated east coast cities to small towns in western North Dakota, the student population of UND can be traced to many parts of the country. But a common concern among many new students is safety. The University Police Department provides many resources and answers that students are looking for. ...

Looking back: Studio One celebrates 25 years

Kelsi Ward, Staff Writer
August 21, 2013
Filed under Features

The 2012-13 school year marked a milestone 25 years on the air for UND’s own “Studio One.” Studio One was developed in 1986 by student Tom Buering. Buering wanted greater experience with producing and anchoring a news and information program. Together Buering, and Barry Brode, the current UND ...

Greeks see growth

Adam Christianson, Managing/Opinion Editor
August 21, 2013
Filed under Features

The beginning of the 2013 fall semester marks a host of new decisions for new freshman coming to UND. Among the most important is the decision of whether or not to get involved with Greek Life. During the last academic year, UND had 15,250 students registered for classes — a school record. The UND ...

Art exhibit features vintage photos

Cole Britton, Staff Writer
April 30, 2013
Filed under Features

Visitors to the Empire Arts Center on April 23 noticed something different upon entering, most notably that they had been taken 45 years into the past. The entryway featured images of John F. Kennedy’s 1963 visit to Grand Forks and speakers played the hits of the 1960s for the second exhibit of the UND A...

Big Event helps make big difference

Rachel Hill, Staff Writer
April 30, 2013
Filed under Features

Building upon a vision for a better tomorrow, over one thousand UND students and their families gathered on Saturday at the UND Wellness Center to volunteer for the 8th annual Big Event. Through facilitated community service projects, the Big Event promotes harmony between the University of North Dak...

UND’s ROTC excels at West Point

David Butz, Staff Writer
April 30, 2013
Filed under David Butz, Features, Showcase

Many miles up the Hudson River in New York, huddled in a clearing of Appalachia country forest, lies the storied United States Military Academy, commonly known as West Point. Grey battlements and fortress-like structures rise stoically above the forest and river and the halls of West Point have been wa...

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