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Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
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An event for a good cause was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom last Sunday evening, April 23. Students had the opportunity to attend and donate to the campus Relay for Life, an organization that looks to help fight and prevent cancer, during their Mr. Relay: Male Pageant Contest. The night began...

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Addressing sexual assault on the college campus

Matt Eidson, Editor-In-Chief
April 28, 2017
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Handling sexual assault on a college campus poses unique problems that are forcing institutions to expedite the process. In an attempt to ensure a victim doesn’t run into her or his attacker on the way to class, university administrations rely on the “preponderance of evidence,” as opposed to the...

LGBTQ+ students find resources at Pride Center

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
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If there are students on campus who are looking to be involved in the LGBTQ community, a place where they can be their true selves or are struggling with their identity and are in need of someone to talk to, they should  check out the Pride Center and have a chat with the university’s Director of...

Long-acting birth control becoming more popular

Long-acting birth control becoming more popular

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
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Recently one of the April “Toilet Talk” health informational flyers stated that “According to UND Student Health (SHS), the most common form of contraception used by females at UND is the Intrauterine Device (IUD).” Rosy Dub, RN-BC, and Sarah Gustafson, FNP-C, of SHS would like to correct this...

Cramer speaks at Wenstrom Lecture

Nick Sallen, Editor in Chief
April 21, 2017
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In the past, North Dakota was run by Democrats. From 1961 to 1992, there was one four-year period with a Republican governor holding office. Being a young political activist, Congressman Kevin Cramer helped fuel the Republican party’s revival in 1992 when Ed Schafer, former interim president at UND,...

April brings warmer temps to Grand Forks

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer
April 21, 2017
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A welcome reprieve from winter weather, temperatures in the Grand Forks area have been holding steady around the 50s for several weeks now. The change may have seemed sudden, rising from just above freezing to almost 60 degrees in one week of March. However, according to the atmospheric science department...

Movie tickets courtesy of Student Involvement

Movie tickets courtesy of Student Involvement

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
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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...

Student government candidates in the final stretch

Student government candidates in the final stretch

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
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Campaigns for student body president are coming to an end, with the vote being held April 12. The candidates remain active, as they were able to get together for a forum Thursday night, April 6. The forum was held at Rhombus Guys Brewery in downtown Grand Forks, starting at 6 p.m. and running to just ...

Club on campus getting into the “swing” of things

Club on campus getting into the “swing” of things

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
April 7, 2017
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The University of North Dakota has many clubs and organizations operating within its system. One club in particular that has had trouble maintaining activity, is the Swing Club. The Swing Club was once available at the Wellness Center, operating late in the evenings for the convenience of students...

Renovation plans for the Memorial Union

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
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From March 28 to 30, representatives from WTW Architects in Pittsburg visited campus for the fourth time as part of the planning process for renovations to the Memorial Union. Senior Principal on the project Paul Knell and Director of Planning Derek Eversmann spent much of their time on campus conduc...

The Arctic Circle and America’s relationship with Russia

The Arctic Circle and America’s relationship with Russia

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 4, 2017
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Relations between Russia and the United States may become even more confrontational in the next decade due to climate change in the Arctic, and UND could play a role in how they play out. At the Kennan Conversation on Friday at UND, panelists spoke of the changing geopolitics between the two countri...

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