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Student government candidates begin campaigns

Student government candidates begin campaigns

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

In preparation for student elections on April 12, the Dakota Student is sitting down with candidates for Student Body President to talk about their backgrounds, motivations and platforms. Featured in this issue: Blake Andert. This will be the last profile in the Dakota Student’s series on presidential...

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Spring Ball kicks off at UND

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

UND football team hit the practice field earlier this week to start spring ball. Getting in the first few practices before going on spring break. Spring ball is a chance that gives players a chance to get in the reps they need to further develop their skills. The coaching staff staggered across the...

NCHC suspends Will Borgen

NCHC suspends Will Borgen

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

This weekend, the UND Fighting Hawks will be hosting the St. Cloud Huskies in the first round of the NCHC tournament, but the Huskies will be a man short. During the Huskies’ last regular season series, defenseman Will Borgen, argued a slashing penalty called against him which led him to shove th...

Farewell to another Legacy

Farewell to another Legacy

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Flashback Friday, Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

UND senior guard Quinton Hooker could not control the large grin on his face as he walked off the court for the last time at Betty Engelstad Arena. Leading the team with 29 points, Hooker and the UND men’s basketball team capped off the final game of the regular season with an 82-73 win over Po...

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

UND Band and Wind Ensemble

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

The vast space of the Chester Fritz Auditorium came alive Tuesday night with the sounds of our UND musicians. It was the first concert of the semester for the University Band and Wind Ensemble, and it was evident that they’ve been hard at work. The UND Concert Bands are conducted by Dr. James Popejoy,...

Get your BBQ on at Wild Hog

Get your BBQ on at Wild Hog

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
March 10
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes, Showcase

If you are looking for a BBQ pit in town, head to Wild Hog Smokehouse Bar and Grill. Wild Hog is one of my favorite Grand Forks restaurants. It is mouth wateringly delicious for a great price. My friends and I go there all the time. Wild Hog is Grand Forks’ first ever smokehouse bar and grill. It’s...

Men’s Basketball; Big Sky Champions

Men’s Basketball; Big Sky Champions

March 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Men’s basketball grasped their Big Sky Championship title on Saturday against Portland State after 82-73 final. The game also honored the graduating seniors: Corey Baldwin, Thomas Blake, Devon Pekas and Quinton Hooker. With the win the squad now sits in the first seed of Big Sky playoffs and will face...

The bright lights of Reno

The bright lights of Reno

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

After finishing the regular season at the top of the Big Sky Conference standings, the UND Women’s Basketball Team is heading to Reno, Nev. looking to become the 2016 - 2017 Big Sky Conference champions. Because of the Fighting Hawks’ success during the regular season, they go into the playoffs as...

Jane Loscheider’s mission

Jane Loscheider’s mission

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

To provide medical services to those in need When a physical therapist who had been on to Ecuador for ten medical missions gave her more information on Ecuador, Loscheider took the leap, applied and got approved. In February 2015, she boarded a plane and readied herself for the week ahead with the ce...

Don’t vote for Owen

Matt Eidson, News Editor
March 7
Filed under Matt Eidson, Opinion, Showcase

As a United States Marine who has long since left active duty to attend the University of North Dakota, there are several lessons I carried with me from my training. One notion that continues to shape my personality is the idea that being a “well-rounded” Marine is a worthwhile goal. By being ...

Student government candidates begin campaigns

Student government candidates begin campaigns

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

In preparation for student elections on April 12, the Dakota Student is sitting down with candidates for Student Body President to talk about their backgrounds, motivations and platforms. Featured in this issue: Cole Bachmeier. Chemical engineering major and junior Cole Bachmeier has been involved wit...

Graduates showcase research posters

Graduates showcase research posters

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

The Memorial Union ballroom was quite busy Thursday, March 2, as over 200 posters filled the spacious venue. Students and faculty of the university came together to honor and celebrate Graduate Research Achievement Day (GRAD). GRAD is a day dedicated to celebrating graduates of all departments and the r...

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