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Food is only the beginning

Food is only the beginning

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
March 10
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About 45 minutes north of Grand Forks in a town 15 miles off the highway, stands a café in the middle of a farm town. The St. Thomas Café is the only restaurant in the sub-1,000 person town of St. Thomas, N.D., but it might as well be the town square. Every day, the people who live in the humble...

Major of the week

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 24
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

The History program at UND may not be structured uniquely, but there is more than meets the eye. Unlike larger universities in the country, entry level history courses are taught by professors. Hans Broedel is the chair of the history department; he can also be found teaching 100-level lecture...

Major of the Week

Major of the Week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 10
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

It’s a field where one must cater to the group and the hundred individuals in it. The music education major at UND has a close connection to the music performance major in both requirements and teaching style. James Popejoy, the Director of Bands at UND, explained that students are taught and...

Where are all the books?

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
February 7
Filed under jacob notermann, News

A number of UND textbooks’ shipping have been delayed longer than usual, leaving many students in the dark about where they are and what they can do in the meantime. With the new semester already a few weeks in, many students are still waiting for their required textbooks to arrive. While classes...

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...

Koselig kicks-off

Koselig kicks-off

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 24
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Nick Nelson

The bitter winter has taken the week off, leaving Grand Forks in a slushy state. Pedestrians are now able to walk about the town without needing to wear a face mask or even a third layer of clothing. In appropriate fashion, the poetry series Koselig kicked off on Saturday in the warming house of Univer...

Communication program earns department status

Communication program earns department status

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 20
Filed under Features, jacob notermann, Showcase

Communication has achieved department status at UND. The change was brought on by students claiming employers favored degrees from academic departments rather than an academic program. Departments are cited for having a better grasp on “academic and professional prestige.” Although the upgrade...

Welcome back UND students

Welcome back UND students

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
January 13
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

It’s that wonderful time of year again. That time of year when we all throw our laundry into our cars and return to Grand Forks with mixed emotions. After yelling at each other over politics while preparing for another stressful round of finals, a few weeks off were well-deserved. But, we all had...

Major of the week: Norwegian Studies

Major of the week: Norwegian Studies

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
December 2
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

It’s getting to be that time of year when snow begins to blanket UND’s campus. A time for last-minute panicking over finals, remembering to pack clothes before traveling back home and getting ready for Santa Claus to visit. For some students at UND, getting close to the North Pole is just part...

Major of the week: Information Systems

Major of the week: Information Systems

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
November 22
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

For the past few months, I have been informing the reader on the lesser-known or more interesting majors offered at UND. There have been well-known majors with crowds and those with only a handful of students. There have been majors for incredibly competitive fields and those starving for personnel. For...

Major of the week – Environmental Studies

Major of the week – Environmental Studies

Jacob Nortermann, Staff Writer
November 18
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

Next fall, UND will begin recognizing a brand new major. Under the guidance of the geography department, students will have the option of earning a Bachelor of the Arts or a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Studies. According to the proposed catalog language for the two programs, environmental...

Major of the week: Communication sciences and disorders

Major of the week: Communication sciences and disorders

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
November 8
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

There are students who are passionate about their majors. Then, there are Communication Sciences and Disorders students. Students in this major are trained to assist those having troubles with speech and/or listening. For a field that is so broad and so valuable to the community, the CSD program...

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