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Ballot Measures: a primer for students

Sean Cleary, Copy editor
October 14
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When North Dakotans head to the polls this November, they will have more to vote on than just a local, state and national candidates. On the flip side of the ballot will be five ballot measures, giving voters the chance to directly weigh on whether the proposed measure becomes law. Measures 1 and 2...

Camelot on campus

Camelot on campus

Sean Cleary, Copy editor
October 14
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Inspired by JFK, President Mark Kennedy settles in at UND For the twelfth time in 133 years, UND has inaugurated a new leader. President Mark Kennedy was officially inaugurated as president of UND this past Monday at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. The event was presided over by Rebecca Weaver-Hightower...

Goodbye, hawks

Goodbye, hawks

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
October 11
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"Cost is not number one (when considering aircraft), in fact, cost is way down the list when we look at that."- Dick Schultz The University of North Dakota will be changing its primary training fleet over the next few years, the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences decided this April. Now, t...

Veteran Entrepreneurs accepted for program at UND

Haley Olson, Staff Writer
October 11
Filed under Haley Olson, News

The Center for Innovation started a program aimed towards disabled veterans to help entrepreneurs start up their own businesses. This is a three phase course. The Veterans Entrepreneurship Program (VEP) aims to instruct and mentor those accepted into the program to start their own business. The first p...

State of the union

State of the union

Journey Gontjes, Staff Writer
October 11
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WTW Architects break down updates for Memorial Union On Oct. 5, WTW Architects Paul Knell and Derek Eversmann visited the UND campus to show everyone what they came up with for the master plan of the Memorial Union, built in 1951. Many of the options shared common qualities such as eliminating the third floor...

Arbor Park Decision!

Arbor Park Decision!

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
October 7
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

The Grand Forks City Council voted to further negotiations on developing Arbor Park last Monday, October 3. The council’s vote was unanimous, and continued the struggle by some residents to save the park from redevelopment. Arbor Park, located at 15 South 4th Street in downtown, was built in an empty ...

Local legislative race nears home stretch

Sean Cleary, Copy editor
October 7
Filed under News, Sean Cleary

*Editor’s note: The Dakota Student conducted interviews to profile the positions of both teams of legislative candidates running for office in District 42. This is the second article in that series. As the elections on November 8 approach, local legislative candidates are entering the home stretch o...

Memories remain

Memories remain

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
October 7
Filed under News, Rachel Cox

Women's Center at UND brings awareness to sexual assault  Every 11 seconds, a woman is battered in the United States. A woman reports being raped every minute in this country. Within the next 12 minutes, a woman will die as a result of intimate, personal violence. These are the statistics that literal...

Keep your eyes to the sky

Keep your eyes to the sky

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
October 7
Filed under News, Rachel Cox

Guest speaker to discuss Earth-approaching asteroids in public talk at UND On October 10, Michael Gaffey will be giving a public talk in Witmer Hall room 116 about earth-approaching asteroids. His talk, titled “Earth-Approaching Asteroids: Scientific and Ethical Issues,” will be taking place at...

Student Senate, weekly breakdown

October 4
Filed under Journey Gontjes, News

During last week’s student senate meeting, city of Grand Forks administrators Todd Palen and Pete Haga  were featured as guest speakers to talk about a proposed sales tax increase in Grand Forks. On November 8, there will be a ballot measure to increase sales tax in Grand Forks by .75 percent (3...

North Dakota Clothesline Project at UND

North Dakota Clothesline Project at UND

October 4
Filed under News, Rachel Cox

The 21st annual North Dakota Clothesline Project has come again to UND. It began on Monday, October 3 and will be here until Friday, October 7. It is held in the Memorial Union Ballroom on the 2nd floor. Monday through Thursday, it is open from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. and on Friday from 8 a.m. until noon....

Industrial project in GF

October 4
Filed under Connor Johnson, News

An industrial project being developed for Grand Forks got one step closer to completion Monday, September 26, when the city council’s committee of the whole meeting voted to move its extended letter of intent for final approval — with the recommendation to approve. The project, being developed by Northern Pla...

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