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Join Hall Government

Join Hall Government

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
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College is the time to really get involved. In anything, really. There’s an ocean of groups, clubs and organizations that new students get to immerse themselves in. While there are groups that can sharpen the skills and talents needed for careers, student hall governments offer different opportunities...

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
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You’re going the University of North Dakota? Are you going into aviation? Stereotypically speaking, the answer is probably “yes.” I don’t blame anyone for thinking that. We have one of the best aviation schools in the country. Heck, even our billboards (that’s right. Our marketing plan involves b...

Necessary Meditation

Necessary Meditation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
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[Gong] Silence. No movement. No stress. No worries. Just Silence. My eyes are closed. I listen to the rain on the roof. A car passes by. [Gong] I hear the wind in the trees. Why are my shoulders shrugged? Relax them. [Gong] 30 minutes of silence have passed, and the students of UND’s...

Suits and Sway

Suits and Sway

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
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Who are they? Those kids in hammocks in the quad. What are they doing? Why are they there? It just so happens, this group of students is more formal than they may appear. Phil Horn, senior, is the president and co-founder of UND’s branch of the Hammock Initiative. As president of the group, he plays ...

Election ethics unenforced during student gov elections

Election ethics unenforced during student gov elections

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
Filed under jacob notermann, Opinion, Showcase

There was a bribery epidemic in the student elections just a week ago. The worst part was that it was all completely legal. With election season now coming to a close for the University of North Dakota, we must congratulate the Bachmeier-Hanson team on running the successful campaign for student body...

Health addicts get their fix

Health addicts get their fix

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
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It’s typical for university courses to be taught by people who have dedicated their lives to a certain topic. For Job Stramer, he teaches a passion. Stramer is a sixth year student in college, but this is his fourth year at UND. After earning an associated degree in business management from Bismarck...

The Arctic Circle and America’s relationship with Russia

The Arctic Circle and America’s relationship with Russia

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

Relations between Russia and the United States may become even more confrontational in the next decade due to climate change in the Arctic, and UND could play a role in how they play out. At the Kennan Conversation on Friday at UND, panelists spoke of the changing geopolitics between the two countri...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 31, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

This is a program where students are taught to work with animals in nature and use technology to do their jobs. Going outdoors is one of those things you either love or dread. These students love it. Students in the fisheries and wildlife major are taught the basics in biology that ranges from cells to...

From “a job” to a passion

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 28, 2017
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Halfway down the hallway in Television Center lies an office with a certain theme. The walls feature paintings of outdoor settings; antlers rest on top of the cabinets; a small desk clock is the shape of a fishing rod. “I love the outdoors and taking people outdoors who don’t normally go outdoors,”...

Major of the Week – Dietetics

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 24, 2017
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These are the people who you asked to analyze your lunch or ask for food help. There is so much more to it than that. “A dietician is one who literally studies the chemistry of food and learning how it interacts with our bodies in order to then go help others,” UND junior Emily Bitter said. “As...

Food is only the beginning

Food is only the beginning

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 10, 2017
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About 45 minutes north of Grand Forks in a town 15 miles off the highway, stands a café in the middle of a farm town. The St. Thomas Café is the only restaurant in the sub-1,000 person town of St. Thomas, N.D., but it might as well be the town square. Every day, the people who live in the humble...

Concert choir approaches congregation

Concert choir approaches congregation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
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The UND Concert Choir sang to fans at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Thursday night. Just as the sun fell out of the sky, about 100 people gathered at St. Mary’s to witness the young talent in the city. The choir wasted no time grabbing the audience’s attention by marching two by two down the main aisle...

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