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Movie tickets courtesy of Student Involvement

Movie tickets courtesy of Student Involvement

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under News, Rachel Cox, Showcase

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...

Invisible slaves

Invisible slaves

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
November 1, 2016
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. ...

Do you agree with Luke

Do you agree with Luke

Rachel Cox and Declan Hoffman
October 23, 2016
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...

Sky’s no longer the limit!

Sky’s no longer the limit!

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016
Filed under Features, Rachel Cox

The first of a series of space talks occurred on Monday in Witmer Hall on campus. Michael Gaffey, a professor in the Space Studies program, gave his talk on earth-approaching asteroids and the scientific and ethical issues associated with them. In plenty of movies, asteroids have been a major, life-threateni...

Memories remain

Memories remain

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
October 7, 2016
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, 2016
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...

North Dakota Clothesline Project at UND

North Dakota Clothesline Project at UND

October 4, 2016
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....

$2M to arts and sciences

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
October 2, 2016
Filed under News, Rachel Cox

President Mark Kennedy announced that UND will be allocating almost $2 million to the library, research and the colleges of Engineering and Mines and Arts and Sciences. Half of that money will be going to the Chester Fritz Library. This money is not a donation. The president is simply using the existing univ...

The art of flamingo flocking.

The art of flamingo flocking.

September 27, 2016
Filed under News, Rachel Cox

For charity, of course! The Nonprofit Leadership Student Association (NLSA) began flocking front yards with flamingos on Sept. 19. The fifth annual Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser is raising money to go toward the Global Friends Coalition, an organization that helps New Americans integrate into the Gra...

Protests continue

Protests continue

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
September 18, 2016
Filed under News, Rachel Cox

President's order halts construction The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been making strides in the Dakota Access Pipeline battle since Friday. On September 9, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg denied the tribe’s request to have the construction of the pipeline come to a halt. Within an hour of th...

Dunlevy launches new class

Dunlevy launches new class

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
September 13, 2016
Filed under News, Rachel Cox, Showcase

A look at the first business class for UAS majors at UND This semester, UND made history by being the first university to have a class that incorporates both unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and business. The new class is called ENTR 395: Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Business and is on Wednesday nights f...

Grand Forks embraces diversity with pride festival

Grand Forks embraces diversity with pride festival

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
September 2, 2016
Filed under News, Rachel Cox

This past weekend, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community came together to show support, spread awareness and celebrate love. In the midst of a gloomy and rainy day, the Greater Grand Forks Area could still find a splash of color at the American Legion Saturday afternoon. Due to inclement wea...

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