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“Make UAS great again”: One club’s story of revival

“Make UAS great again”: One club’s story of revival

Diane Newberry, News Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Diane Newberry, News

At this time last year, The UND UAS/RC Club was virtually defunct. Their name stands for Unmanned Aerial Systems and Radio Controlled Aircraft, and to students like Eric DeGray, it seemed odd that UND Aerospace didn’t have a more active UAS community. “It had been inactive for about a year and...

Working for diversity and inclusion on campus

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

For those looking to return to the university for this upcoming semester, there are opportunities to seek and engage with some of the departments the campus has to offer. The Diversity and Inclusion Department is one that is always looking to provide students the path for the best college experience. Sandra...

Greek life at UND

Greek life at UND

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Jordan Hermes

Let me guess. When you think of what a fraternity or sorority is, you think of movies like “Animal House” or “House Bunny” where college students are constantly partying and degrading others who are not a part of Greek life. Well, I am here to tell you those stereotypes are wrong. The Greek...

You’re not alone

You’re not alone

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

College is a great time in peoples lives full of new experiences, people and knowledge. It’s also a period of transition that can cause large amounts of stress. Leaving home for the first time isn’t easy, nor is making all new friends and becoming responsible for yourself. The heavy workload of students...

Ojata Records

Ojata Records

Cameron Campbell, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Cameron Campbell, Cameron's Corner, Opinion, Showcase

As you walk through the campus of the University of North Dakota you witness many centers and groups to be a part of. With all these different interests there is usually something that one will fancy. However, there is very little clubs that have to do with music listening, vinyl and comics. Most...

Exercising for college credit

Exercising for college credit

Emily Gibbens, Opinion Editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under Emily Gibbens, Opinion, Showcase

Planning your class schedule can be a bit stressful. Things never seem to work out the way you want. The classes you need to take overlap, all your classes end up on one day or you have big gaps in your schedule. The best way to fill those awkward gaps and not get overwhelmed with classes that I have...

UND Chi Alpha

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Opinion

“We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making His appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God,”- 2 Corinthians 5:20. In Greek, “chi” is C and “alpha” is A, representing the first letters of Christ ambassador. Hence, the Christian ministry,...

International Human Rights Organization

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer
May 5, 2017
Filed under Elizabeth Fequiere, Opinion

One of the more unique and insightful organizations on campus, the International Human Rights Organization focuses on “increasing awareness, educating others and actively working to decrease human rights violations in our community and around the world.” IHRO teaches members about local and global...

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...

Sports Q & A

Sports Q & A

Thomas McCullough, Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Thomas McCullough

Kaylin VanDomelen is amidst the best year of her University of North Dakota playing career. A softball pitcher and outfielder, VanDomelen leads the team in both batting average (.311) and pitching earned run average (1.86). Additionally, she has hit seven home runs while batting in 24 runs. VanDomelen...

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
Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

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
Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

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...

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