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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...

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...

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...

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

A Night of Jazz at the Fritz

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Stephanie Hollman

On Monday night, an audience of students, parents and supporters of the music department took a break from the rain by filling the Chester Fritz auditorium to listen to the smooth musicians of the UND Jazz band. This night had been the accumulation of a semester’s worth of individual practice and group...

Art across the ages

Art across the ages

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Ben Godfrey, Features, Showcase

On April 25, UND Art Collections debuted a new gallery at the Empire Arts Center. This exhibition contains works from many different artists throughout history. It is entitled, “Art Across The Ages: A Selection of Treasured Works.” The opening event for gallery went from 4:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and...

Necessary Meditation

Necessary Meditation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Features, jacob notermann

[Gong] Silence. No movement. No stress. No worries. Just Silence. My eyes are closed. I listen to the rain on the roof. A car passes by. [Gong] I hear the wind in the trees. Why are my shoulders shrugged? Relax them. [Gong] 30 minutes of silence have passed, and the students of UND’s...

Cutting champions

Cutting champions

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer
April 28, 2017
Filed under Jake Andersen, Opinion, Showcase

It’s almost been a month since UND Athletics Director Brian Faison announced that the women’s hockey team, as well as the men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, would be cut at the university. After taking time to gather my thoughts on the situation, one thing still hasn’t sat well with...

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