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Integrated Studies Program faces the danger of being cut

Integrated Studies Program faces the danger of being cut

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief
February 7
Filed under Features, Nick Sallen, Showcase

On Thursday Feb. 2, Debbie Storrs, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, in response to a university-wide requirement for all areas to propose budget reductions, announced her plan to lower the number of instructors in the College as part of this most recent round of budget cuts. To meet funding c...

“Patriot’s Day” dazzles

“Patriot’s Day” dazzles

Emily Gibbens
February 7
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion, Showcase

Last Friday was free movie night for UND students. All of the movies I wanted to see were exempt from the free movie ticket, so I opted to watch “Patriots Day” even though I didn’t really know what it was about. After over two hours, a bucket of popcorn and a lot of tears, I was certain it was...

Campus Demolition

Campus Demolition

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

The most recent step in UND’s campus master plan moved forward on Jan. 25 when the university officially asked the State Historical Society of North Dakota (SHSND) for an evaluation of the historical significance of eight buildings on campus slated for demolition. The eight buildings are all currently vacant...

Diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

The Gorecki Alumni Center was at full capacity Monday night, as Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington helped close off the third day of Interfaith week; the Eye of the Hawk Lecture. With Washington as the events speaker, the audience was in the hands of a trusting leader to guide them through a discussion of diversity...

Examining cultural differences

Examining cultural differences

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota participated in an online seminar Tuesday, January 31, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. The seminar, part of the school’s Interfaith Week, discussed the issues that Muslim staff and students face against racist and islamophobic acts of violence and discrimination,...

Player Profile: Q

Player Profile: Q

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
February 3
Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Sports

Making a name for yourself when you get to college is one thing, but what about putting meaning into a single letter? At UND, “Q” holds high value and major promise. It represents one of UND’s most well-known athletes who leads his team on and off the court to success. A native of Brooklyn P...

Big points on the line for Hawks

Big points on the line for Hawks

Jack Harvey, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Jack Harvey, Showcase, Sports

For the third and fourth time this season, the Hawks will be looking to tame the Huskies in a pivotal NCHC battle. The last time these two met back in mid-November, both weren’t playing at the top level the program’s fans are used to. The Hawks were looking to stop a six game winless streak while...

Interfaith Week, Bahá’í Conversation

Interfaith Week,  Bahá’í Conversation

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Jan. 31, a group of diverse members of the Grand Forks community arrived at the Red River Room in the Memorial Union for Bahá'í Conversation: Learning About the Bahá'í Faith. Some were Bahá'í, who had come to engage with those interested in learning about their monotheistic religion. Most...

Let’s “wing” it

Let’s “wing” it

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 3
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

Things were getting hot in the dining centers this week. Since Mon. Jan. 30, roughly 55 students took part in the annual Wing Challenge where participants eat increasingly hot wings throughout the week to win a t-shirt. The contest rules are simple. Each day of the week, the contestants must eat...

Peace, love and meditation

Peace, love and meditation

Shelby Johnson, Features Editor
February 3
Filed under Features, Shelby Johnson, Showcase

“If you are unwilling to give peace and kindness then you may leave,” said Lora Sloan, a clinical psychologist and one of the instructors of buddhist meditation and other meditation classes in the Lotus Meditation Center. Sloan said they accept all religions and no one necessarily has to be Buddhist,...

Ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to firearm safety

Ignorance isn’t bliss when it comes to firearm safety

Brendan McCabe, Copy Editor
February 3
Filed under Brendan McCabe, Opinion, Showcase

A few years ago in western Minnesota, I was duck hunting in a swamp with a younger cousin of mine who had almost no experience in the field. It had been a fairly slow morning, and it’s times like this that people become bored, tired and dangerous. We were standing side by side in waist deep water...

Seniors help Hawks stomp Jackrabbits

Seniors help Hawks stomp Jackrabbits

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
January 31
Filed under Jake Andersen, Showcase, Sports

On Senior Day, the UND Fighting Hawks’ swimming and diving teams dominated the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits in their last home meet of the season with the men’s team winning 193-107 and women’s team winning 211-83. On a day honoring the seniors, they did not disappoint. Noah Lucas, the onl...

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