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Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
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An event for a good cause was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom last Sunday evening, April 23. Students had the opportunity to attend and donate to the campus Relay for Life, an organization that looks to help fight and prevent cancer, during their Mr. Relay: Male Pageant Contest. The night began...

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Matt Eidson, Editor-In-Chief
April 28, 2017
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Handling sexual assault on a college campus poses unique problems that are forcing institutions to expedite the process. In an attempt to ensure a victim doesn’t run into her or his attacker on the way to class, university administrations rely on the “preponderance of evidence,” as opposed to the...

Marine aviation simulators come to campus

Marine aviation simulators come to campus

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
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The United States Marine Corps brought several flight simulators to the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences at the Grand Forks International Airport Friday, April 21. The simulators were brought to one of the aircraft hangars, being used as floor space for the Student Aviation Management As...

’97 flood stories published by faculty and students

’97 flood stories published by faculty and students

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 25, 2017
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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Red River flood of ‘97. For the past two semesters, professor David Haeselin and his students pulled together a collection of stories remembering the flood and compiled it into a book called, “Haunted by Waters.” To celebrate the digital release of their b...

LGBTQ+ students find resources at Pride Center

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
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If there are students on campus who are looking to be involved in the LGBTQ community, a place where they can be their true selves or are struggling with their identity and are in need of someone to talk to, they should  check out the Pride Center and have a chat with the university’s Director of...

Long-acting birth control becoming more popular

Long-acting birth control becoming more popular

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
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Recently one of the April “Toilet Talk” health informational flyers stated that “According to UND Student Health (SHS), the most common form of contraception used by females at UND is the Intrauterine Device (IUD).” Rosy Dub, RN-BC, and Sarah Gustafson, FNP-C, of SHS would like to correct this...

Cramer speaks at Wenstrom Lecture

Nick Sallen, Editor in Chief
April 21, 2017
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In the past, North Dakota was run by Democrats. From 1961 to 1992, there was one four-year period with a Republican governor holding office. Being a young political activist, Congressman Kevin Cramer helped fuel the Republican party’s revival in 1992 when Ed Schafer, former interim president at UND,...

April brings warmer temps to Grand Forks

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
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A welcome reprieve from winter weather, temperatures in the Grand Forks area have been holding steady around the 50s for several weeks now. The change may have seemed sudden, rising from just above freezing to almost 60 degrees in one week of March. However, according to the atmospheric science department...

Movie tickets courtesy of Student Involvement

Movie tickets courtesy of Student Involvement

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
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The River Cinema and UND’s Student Involvement and Leadership Office have been working together for three years to try to keep students engaged in activities to improve retention rates by giving them free movie tickets. “Research shows that students who are engaged in things stay in school,” sa...

Student government candidates in the final stretch

Student government candidates in the final stretch

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
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Campaigns for student body president are coming to an end, with the vote being held April 12. The candidates remain active, as they were able to get together for a forum Thursday night, April 6. The forum was held at Rhombus Guys Brewery in downtown Grand Forks, starting at 6 p.m. and running to just ...

Club on campus getting into the “swing” of things

Club on campus getting into the “swing” of things

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
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The University of North Dakota has many clubs and organizations operating within its system. One club in particular that has had trouble maintaining activity, is the Swing Club. The Swing Club was once available at the Wellness Center, operating late in the evenings for the convenience of students...

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