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FedEx exits GFK

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
November 1
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

On Monday, Oct. 31, FedEx Express Flight 877 departed Grand Forks International Airport for Memphis, Tenn. This flight marks the end of FedEx cargo operations at the airport, as they move to Fargo Hector International Airport. FedEx, which employs 75 people on airport grounds, made the decision last winte...

Presidential election has implications in higher education

Sean Cleary, Copy editor
October 28
Filed under News, Sean Cleary

With a long campaign nearing its conclusion, UND students will have the chance to vote on Nov. 8 to elect the next president of the United States. In a campaign that has grown increasingly contentious between the Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, policy differences have not usually been at the forefr...

GI Bill changes

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

Changes being considered to the GI Bill would leave veteran aviation students tight on funding, if the bill creating them is passed into law. Congressional bill H.R. 3014, or the Veterans Employment, Education, and Healthcare Improvement Act, takes inspiration from several previous bills. H.R. 3014 and the pr...

Former contestant on America’s Next Top Model speaks to students at UND

Former contestant on America’s Next Top Model speaks to students at UND

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
October 28
Filed under Alley Stroh, Liz Kacher, News

Tuesday night in the Memorial Union Ballroom, UND Catholic brought Leah Darrow to campus to speak about her decision to change her life and journey toward a Catholic faith. Darrow’s message was titled, “Made for More: What I Wish Every College Student Knew.” Darrow gained national attention with her pa...

Doctors, nurses and survivors discuss Human Papilloma Virus

Doctors, nurses and survivors discuss Human Papilloma Virus

Journey Gontjes, Staff Writer
October 25
Filed under Journey Gontjes, News

Rosy Dub, a nurse at UND Student Health Services, says discussions with patients about getting vaccinated has become a regular occurrence. “As healthcare providers it is our responsibility to educate people on the vaccination,” Dub said. “Also, outside the medical office it is important to do what...

Diversity council

Sean Cleary, Copy editor
October 25
Filed under News, Sean Cleary

University policy regarding issues of race and diversity on campus will receive increased scrutiny over the next several months. Early last week, the Diversity Advisory Council held its first meeting. The council was formed by President Kennedy following racially charged Snapchat photos posted at t...

Do you agree with Luke

Do you agree with Luke

Rachel Cox and Declan Hoffman
October 23
Filed under Alley Stroh, Declan Hoffman, News, Rachel Cox

Do you agree with Luke? These words have covered sidewalks, white boards and flyers for the past week. More recently, almost 100 students have been wearing bright orange ‘I agree with Luke’ T-shirts around campus. But who is Luke and why is he trying to get people to agree with him? Enthused and fru...

Back in the game

Back in the game

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
October 23
Filed under Liz Kacher, News, Nick Nelson

The Intercollegiate Athletic Committee (IAC) met Monday afternoon to discuss the sports the university would be able to economically retain in the future. After two hours of passionate discussion, committee members made the decision to recommend to President Kennedy that all 20 sports should continue ...

Fire safety week

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
October 18
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

The Grand Forks Fire Department was busy all last week spreading awareness about fire prevention. Oct. 9-15 was proclaimed as Fire Prevention Week, part of a national effort to spread awareness about fire safety. An annual event, the week usually occurs around the first few weeks of October. In Grand ...

Advocating the need for social justice

Haley Olson, Staff Writer
October 18
Filed under Haley Olson, News

Veteran of civil rights and workers’ rights movements, social justice advocate and activist Rosalyn Pelles appeared at UND on Oct. 13, 2016 in room 113 located in the Education building. Pelles addressed activism and how it works. More specifically from the past, the present, and the future of advoc...

Refusing labels

Refusing labels

Haley Olson, Staff Writer
October 18
Filed under Haley Olson, News

Guest speaker host "Beyond Binaries" at University of North Dakota Robyn Ochs spoke to students on Oct. 12, 2016 at the Wilkerson Commons about the LGBT community. Ochs is a speaker, teacher, writer and activist regarding sexuality, gender identity and human rights. Oct. 11 was National Coming Out Day. ...

Multipurpose materials

Matt Eidson, News Editor
October 14
Filed under Matt Eidson, News

University of North Dakota Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Surojit Gupta has his own futuristic vision: an engine that doesn’t need oil. Gupta recently started a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement with the U.S. Army Research Lab worth about $360,000 over three years. Per th...

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