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North Dakotan Democrats prepare for November

North Dakotan Democrats prepare for November

Jacob Notermann and Andre Marquis Washington

March 26, 2018

North Dakota’s 2018 Democratic Convention was held in Grand Forks at the Alerus Center over the last weekend of spring break, and the Dems came out in full force.  Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her staff of campaigners set up camp throughout the Alerus Center, aligning rows and rows of chairs that fac...

President Kennedy’s trip to Florida


President Kennedy’s trip to Florida


Andre Marquis Washington
, News Writer

March 4, 2018

The University of North Dakota’s president may become the University of Central Florida’s president. Last week, President Mark Kennedy and other candidates for the position were in Orlando on the campus of UCF, interviewing in front of a 15-person UCF search committee. At the UCF interview, Kennedy...

We the people of UND

Andre Marquis Washington
, News Writer

February 26, 2018

On Tuesday, February 20, a campus-wide email invitation for the University of North Dakota’s 2018 Experience Survey arrived in the inboxes of the UND community.  Delivered by Cara Halgren, Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Affairs and Diversity, the mass email reads, “I invite yo...

The presidential countdown

Andre Marquis Washington
, News Writer

February 26, 2018

President Mark Kennedy may be closing his chapter at University of North Dakota.   Thursday, February 15, Kennedy emailed an announcement to the UND community.  “Having been nominated to consider the role of President of the University of Central Florida (UCF), I responded to the executive...

Student fee breakdown

Student fee breakdown

Andre Marquis Washington
, News Writer

February 4, 2018

Is UND a research institution, hockey school or liberal arts university?  That was the question posed randomly to more than 300 UND students.  For some, the answer is obvious.  But for most UND students, the look of puzzlement on their face revealed their confusion.  What was even more puzzling was their answer to the ...

UND collaboration or UND competition?

Andre Marquis Washington
, News Writer

January 28, 2018

The city of Grand Forks has become a paradise for the UAS industry.  Grand Forks is home of the United States first commercial UAS business and aviation park, and will host the 12th annual UAS Summit and Expo, an event that  attracts UAS experts from all over the world.  But as with any soil...

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