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Community through creativity

Community through creativity

Haley Olson, Staff Writer
November 22
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English grad students share creative writing at Graduate Reading Series Brittney Christy and Robin Du Pont, both graduate students in the English department, presented “The Graduate Reading Series” on Nov. 17, 2016 at the Memorial Union in the medora room. Christy and Du Pont presented creati...

“Cookin’ with Kiddos”

Haley Olson, Staff Writer
November 22
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The Wellness Center holds “Cookin’ with Kiddos” once a month to promote healthy living in children. Lesson plan coordinator, Miriah Schneider, plans a meal prep that is easy for both children and parents to cook. “The body is the most important thing to take care of,” Schneider says. “We...

Diversity Advisory Council continues to seek ideas for enhanced inclusion at UND

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
November 22
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The conversation about diversity and inclusion practices on campus continues as the Diversity Advisory Council continues to look at how UND can become a more welcoming environment. The Diversity Advisory Council was established by President Kennedy last month to provide a recommendation for improving...

Changing jurisdiction

Changing jurisdiction

Sean Cleary, Copy Editor
November 18
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University PD discuss jurisdiction agreement with Grand Forks PD Since July of last year, the University of North Dakota Police Department has not had legal jurisdiction off of campus. This lack of jurisdiction comes from a North Dakota Supreme Court ruling, Kroschel v. Levi. In that particular case, ...

Trump’s first 100 days

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
November 18
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The presidential election of 2016 came to a stunning end as Donald Trump found his path to victory over his opponent, Hillary Clinton. Despite a substantial number of polls which projected Clinton as the winner, Donald Trump has been given the chance to “Make America Great Again.” In October,...

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION 2016

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION  2016

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

As election day arrives, the Dakota Student examines political agendas of candidates The election season of 2016 finally comes to an end today, as voters exercise their rights and elect the people they see fit to lead our communities.  The candidates have had a long, hard fight to the finish line, ...

Dakota Access Pipeline

Dakota Access Pipeline

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

The battle over the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline continues in Cannon Ball, N.D. Over the last week, its influence reached campus at the University of North Dakota. Chalk messages, proclaiming “water is life” and “#noDAPL” appeared on sidewalks all over campus, to spread awareness...

Healthcare uncertainty

Healthcare uncertainty

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
November 4
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UND professor discusses healthcare premiums spike set to rise in 2017 Healthcare has become a contentious issue in recent years due to the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as ObamaCare. Throughout the 2016 election season, healthcare has been a central focus to many of the...

Biomedical engineering

Sean Cleary, Copy Editor
November 4
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NDSU and UND will be offering joint graduate programs in biomedical engineering beginning in fall 2017. The programs will be the first of their kind in the state of North Dakota. “This joint program is the perfect model of how our diverse faculty expertise from UND and NDSU can work together to...

Student government holds forum to discuss issues with District 42 candidates

Sean Cleary, Copy editor
November 1
Filed under News, Sean Cleary

The campaign to determine who will represent District 42 in the North Dakota Legislature is nearing its conclusion. Last week, Thursday, UND Student Government hosted a forum between the two teams of candidates. The district is currently represented by Sen. Mac Schneider and Rep. Kylie Oversen, and ...

Invisible slaves

Invisible slaves

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
November 1
Filed under Daniel Yun, News, Rachel Cox, Showcase

Historian and activist speaks to students, detailing the “Red Sand Project” At noon on Friday, Oct. 28, people gathered near the Memorial Union for a moving installment of the Red Sand Project. The Red Sand Project is a way to spread awareness of slavery that goes on all around the world today. ...

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