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Double duty in school

Mike Rauser, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013


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Majors. Some students just can’t pick one. Sophomore Charlee Mathieu is double majoring in air traffic control and unmanned aerial systems. She started out as a triple major with commercial aviation, but she has since let that go — not because she was overwhelmed by the workload, but because...

UND Art at the Empire begins second season

UND Art at the Empire begins second season

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013


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UND President Robert Kelley visiting with UND Art and Design Department Chair Arthur Jones and Empire Arts Center Executive Director Emily Burkland at the UND Art Collections’s season opening show Tuesday night. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. Tuesday was opening night for the UND Art Collections Gallery ...

“Closed Circuit” plays off paranoia

“Closed Circuit” plays off paranoia

Erin Cheever, Staff Writer

September 20, 2013


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Eric Bana stars in thriller “Closed Circuit.” Photo courtesy of Washington Post. Paranoia is at an all-time high now because of recent doubts surrounding the National Security Agency and its so called methods of “protecting” citizens. The newest political thriller, “Closed Circuit,” does a g...

Pets help with needs

Pets help with needs

Mike Rauser, Staff Writer

September 19, 2013


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Students learn about pet therapy as a form of occupational therapy. Photo by Caitlin Duggan.  Anyone who has owned dogs knows what a powerful effect they can have on people’s mental well-being. The people of Pet Partners believe dogs are capable of much more than simply being man’s best friend. ...

Combining school & family

Carrie Sandstrom, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2013


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The Kahn family, including daughter Newzaira, father Shafiqul and mother Manna, are all students at UND and live in campus housing. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. For Newzaira Khan, college is a family affair. Like most freshmen, Newzaira enjoys spending time with her friends and meeting people o...

Cheer Team built on trust, university spirit

Mathew McKay, Staff Writer

September 16, 2013


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Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. Practicing three hours a night, for two nights a week, UND’s cheer team spends time on its formations in order to insure members look smooth between every cheer and stunt at every game. Even more important during practices, is building trust needed for the stunt ro...

Studying at night

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

September 16, 2013


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When most people think about taking classes at a university, they think of students strolling around campus in the sunshine on their way to early morning classes. But, that image is becoming less of a norm as more people take classes at night. Most upperclassmen have taken a night class at some...

Jobs: Kutcher delivers

Will Beaton, Features Editor

September 13, 2013


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It’s not like we didn’t see it coming. As soon as Steve Jobs passed away in the fall of 2011, I’m sure every screenwriter in Los Angeles quit their part-time busing jobs to pour all their energy into writing what they hoped would be that perfect Jobs biopic. In January this year, the first...

Tech Expo 2013 educates

Mathew McKay, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013


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Campus organizations specializing in technology came together at the Memorial Union to take part in the Student Technology Expo Tuesday to share information about the newest technological changes at UND. While the event was the first of its kind at UND, Director of the Center for Institutional and...

Study Abroad Fair arrives

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

September 13, 2013


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Students filled the Memorial Union Loading Dock Wednesday to learn about the 40 different countries in which there are UND study abroad programs. The Office of International Programs hosted a semi-annual Study Abroad Fair on Wednesday at the Memorial Union Loading Dock. The event showcased the...

French Fries: Tasty, but no record

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

September 10, 2013


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The beginning of September brought the 48th Annual Potato Bowl back to Grand Forks. One of the week’s activities was the French Fry Feed, which took place Thursday night. The event, sponsored by Simplot, was officially named the largest french fry feed in the world in 2011, having served 5,010 pounds...

Downtown parade success

Mathew McKay, Staff Writer

September 9, 2013


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The excitement of another Potato Bowl week has come and gone, but the sugar highs of all the children who collected candy at Saturday’s parade This year’s 48th annual Potato Bowl Parade had more than 90 participating floats. Travis McDonald, the KEM Shrine Parade chair, arrived bright and early...

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