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Financial Wellness closing this year

Financial Wellness closing this year

Diane Newberry, News Editor
May 3, 2017
Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

The Financial Wellness Center, created in 2013 to provide free financial counseling and education to students, will be closing permanently on May 31. The news came suddenly for Shafiq Khan, who was hired as coordinator of the center in December. The employees of the office were reportedly told of their i...

Title IX woes

Title IX woes

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Adam Demoulas, Showcase, Sports

Following the sports cuts at the University of North Dakota, an investigation is underway regarding the controversial federal code Title IX. In the wake of cutting the women’s hockey team and men’s/women’s swimming and diving team, the university will be answering questions of the United States...

One step forward, two steps back

One step forward, two steps back

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Allyson Bento, Showcase, Sports

In a large sunlit room, there was nothing bright about the mood as people walked into the Gorecki Alumni Center with somber faces and heavy hearts. Standing behind the podium, UND Athletic Director Brian Faison announced that the university would be cutting the men’s and women’s swim and dive pr...

Resident hall budget

Resident hall budget

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
February 24, 2017
Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota’s Association of Residence Halls passed an upgraded budget last week for next year, as stated by member Amanda Cook. The budget, ARH-R1617-03, will come into effect next semester and raises the housing fees 20 percent from their current rate for students in residence...

Upcoming budget cuts at UND

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017
Filed under Liz Kacher, News

The impending budget cuts have put President Kennedy and the administration in a difficult situation when making decisions about UND’s future. This process began after Governor Doug Burgum presented legislators with a proposal that recommended additional cuts beyond those proposed by former Gov. Jack...

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, 2017
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...

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