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Frankenstein comes to campus

Frankenstein comes to campus

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
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The School of Medicine and Health Sciences had a large attendance Thursday, Feb. 23. “Frankenstein: Controversies Surrounding Scientific Advances and the Effect on the Human Community,” was held in the Fee auditorium. The event featured a number of panelists from the university’s faculty, di...

One month of Trump- is the “honeymoon” over yet

One month of Trump- is the “honeymoon” over yet

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States on Jan. 20, 2017. In the month since his inauguration, part of the “honeymoon” phase of a new president, he has generated considerable attention from the rest of the world, a significant portion of which is not in his favor. ...

Budget cut blues felt campus wide

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
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President Kennedy and the Executive Council have made more progress on finalizing budget plans since the time Governor Burgum proposed further cuts to higher education across the state of North Dakota. Back in January, Governor Burgum recommended $31 million be cut in regards to higher education during...

Career Services to host event connecting students and professionals

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

Students looking to expand their network before graduation or the end of the school year should sign and registered for the chance to have a personal discussion with a big time executive during this springs, Career Conversations. Career Conversations grants students the opportunity to spend personal...

Resident hall budget

Resident hall budget

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota’s Association of Residence Halls passed an upgraded budget last week for next year, as stated by member Amanda Cook. The budget, ARH-R1617-03, will come into effect next semester and raises the housing fees 20 percent from their current rate for students in residence...

NTSB releases findings of investigation into train accident

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

Several days ago, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released the determined cause of the collision and derailment of two BNSF trains in 2013, near the town of Casselton, N.D. A car in the middle of a westbound grain freight train derailed into the path of an eastbound crude oil train. Th...

Johnson Amendment

Johnson Amendment

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
February 18, 2017
Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

President Trump vows to “completely destroy” the Johnson Amendment President Trump announced at the annual National Prayer Meeting Feb. 2 that he aims to “totally destroy” the Johnson Amendment in an effort to protect free speech for the nation’s religious leaders. The Johnson Amendment, ...

Second installment of the UND Leadership series

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
February 14, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

On Feb. 22 from noon to 1 p.m., attend the Spring Leadership Series and listen to Laurie Betting, Interim Vice President for Student Affairs, present her thoughts on the construction of high performance teams. Betting has been with the university for just under seven years. Through those years on c...

Artistic expression

Artistic expression

Sheldon Halten, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

Creativity and imagination are two words that can be linked to a number of career fields. The arts is a field often overlooked that displays these characteristics in spades. University of North Dakota alumni, Matthew Wallace, the Deputy Director for the North Dakota Museum of Art, believes the arts...

UND robotics team

UND robotics team

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota is competing to send a robot to the planet Mars. UND is one of many schools around the United States participating in the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s (NASA) 8th Annual Robotic Mining Competition. This competition, according to the NASA overview,...

Upcoming budget cuts at UND

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

The impending budget cuts have put President Kennedy and the administration in a difficult situation when making decisions about UND’s future. This process began after Governor Doug Burgum presented legislators with a proposal that recommended additional cuts beyond those proposed by former Gov. Jack...

Where are all the books?

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 7, 2017
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A number of UND textbooks’ shipping have been delayed longer than usual, leaving many students in the dark about where they are and what they can do in the meantime. With the new semester already a few weeks in, many students are still waiting for their required textbooks to arrive. While classes...

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