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Reaction to the new Blackboard

Reaction to the new Blackboard

Jacob Notermann, Staff writer

September 24, 2017

Last month, the North Dakota University System unveiled the new Blackboard website to be used for fall classes, but the student response has been less than motivating. Rather than each university running its own version of Blackboard on its own servers, the NDUS now runs the site through cloud-based serve...

Mobile Farmer’s Market

Sponsored by Student Senate, the Mobile Farmer's Market offered fresh fruits and vegetables to UND students on Thursday, September 14, 2017.

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 19, 2017

There was an unusual sight on campus last Thursday in the quad outside of the Chester Fritz Library. The smell of kettle corn wafted through the air and lines of students wove in and out of a trolley that was parked on the lawn. The Mobile Farmer’s Market visited the university campus for the first tim...

More than ten percent

Devon Abler, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

The Ten Percent Society is a group on campus that provides a space where students and members of the community can come and be themselves, be around people who share similar views and be in a safe place. This organization was formed in 1982 and has served the community of Grand Forks for over 35 yea...

A perfect fit, at the perfect time

Jeffrey Carmichael is an associate professor of biology at UND with research interests in plant anatomy, reproductive and cell biology.

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

When one thinks about the places they might end up in life, North Dakota may not seem like one of those places. As great as this state may be to so many people, it’s not one that many put on their vacation list. But for many people at the University of North Dakota, it can be a surprising place. For...

Career Fair on campus

Three career fairs for students will take place next week -- Computer/Science/Technology (Sept. 18), Aviation/Business/Liberal Arts (Sept. 19) and Accounting (Sept. 20).

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017

With the fall 2017 Career Fair taking place next week, Sept. 18-20, Ilene Odegard, the Director of Career Services, has been busy working various departments on campus to get applicants prepared for the possible opportunities that await them as University of North Dakota students. “The beauty of t...

Rock the Streets lights up downtown

The Famous Armadillos perform Friday night in downtown Grand Forks as part of Potato Bowl week.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

On Friday night, the community was brought together by JLG Architects at their second annual “Rock the Streets” dance party in the town square of downtown Grand Forks. Families, students and community members came out to enjoy the night of live music and entertainment, food and vendors offering ...

Ambassadors of the Potato Bowl

Alexandra Heisler and Lexi Grinolds are the ambassadors for the 2017 Potato Bowl.

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

The Potato Bowl is known for the french fry feed, the parade and the annual football game to follow, but there are also Potato Bowl ambassadors. These ambassadors are students who are children of potato farmers here in the state of North Dakota. These students are notified about a scholarship opportunity...

Key to sucess

Cameron Cloyd, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

One of the biggest challenges in a college environment is passion. Many students struggle to find something they care about, something they can really work hard on. For the first one or two years of college, most students spend their time in the generals. Professor Mark Jendrysik sees this problem an...

Malik Earl, #17

Malik Earl, #17

Alec McChesney, Sports Editor

September 9, 2017

During his senior year of high school, current Missouri State Bears wide receiver Malik Earl caught 57 passes for 1,254 yards and eight touchdowns. Now four years later, Earl is the leader of the MSU offense and on the path to Missouri Valley Football Conference stardom. Not only will he see success...

Colby Isbell, #90

Colby Isbell, #90

Alec McChesney, Sports Editor

September 9, 2017

Four years ago, current Missouri State defensive lineman Colby Isbell was selected as the Northwest Arkansas Defensive Lineman of the Year. The following year, in 2014, Isbell appeared in every game as a freshman for MSU, collecting 30 tackles, four tackles for a loss and three sacks. For his performance,...

John Santiago, #22

John Santiago, #22

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017

John Santiago’s first two years have been nothing short of complete and utter domination. With career totals of 2,452 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns, the stats back up his dominance on the field. After being recruited by UND as a wide receiver, Santiago made the switch to running back, and it has...

Cole Reyes, #8

Cole Reyes, #8

Kyle Kinnamon, Staff Writer

September 9, 2017

Cole Reyes is starting his senior year at UND, and his play on the field has been brilliant. In his first three years at UND, Reyes has been a top player for not only UND, but in the nation as well. After Reyes’ junior year, NFL scouts had him as the seventh ranked strong safety in the nation, being pr...

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