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Studying Abroad – Learning from across the pond

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

November 19, 2019

If you are looking to learn about different cultures, November is full of cultural and international activities! The Filipino American Student Organization held their Filipino Culture Night in the Chester Fritz Auditorium at the University of North Dakota on Nov. 12. Attendees were able to experience a slice...

Fighting Cold and Flu Season

Fighting Cold and Flu Season

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

November 5, 2019

Winter is coming which means cold and flu season.  Thanksgiving break is right around the corner and no one wants to spend their break sick in bed.  Through an email, Beverly Klein, with over 10 years of experience as an RN at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. gave some insight into how to stay health...

History of Halloween: When and How Did This Tradition Start?

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

October 29, 2019

Today, Halloween is seen has a fun holiday that allows people to dress up and become someone else for a night and collect as much candy as possible, but how did it start? Around 2,000 years ago when the Celts were in what is present-day Ireland, the United Kingdom, and northern France, they created Samhain....

University Tech Support

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

October 22, 2019

The advancement of technology is constant in today's society, but it’s not perfect. Every day individuals are at risk for scams and viruses. Luckily, here on campus, University Information Technology (UIT) is here to help! Wyatt Gage, Student Employee at UIT explained how students, staff, and faculty...

UND Writing Center

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

October 15, 2019

It’s mid-term season, meaning that students will be working on long essays that are nearing their due dates.  Have no fear, the UND Writing Center is here to help! The UND Writing Center provides several different services to help students become better writers through practice and strengthening revi...

Taking a Deeper Look at UND Clubs

Taking a Deeper Look at UND Clubs

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

October 14, 2019

Here at UND, students are encouraged to join a club or an organization to enhance their college experience. With more than 250 different clubs and organizations to choose from and an option to start a new club, there is a place for everyone! There’s a club for gamers, sports fans, athletes and so ma...

The Importance of Being Healthy

The Importance of Being Healthy

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

October 1, 2019

Last week was Healthy Campus Week at UND.  From Sept. 23-29 the Wellness Center was offering a free week pass for whoever came in with the free membership pass. This allowed individuals to discover classes, different areas of the Wellness Center and get a workout in free of charge.  Wilkerson Dining...

Greek Life at UND

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

September 24, 2019

Last week was rush week at UND! The University has been providing a Greek Life community for individuals interested in fraternities and sororities for more than 100 years. Before Rush Week began, there was a Greek Expo on Sunday, Sept. 8 at Wilkerson where individuals were allowed the chance to meet...

Chester Fritz Library Update

Chester Fritz Library Update

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

September 17, 2019

On Sept. 12, Stephanie Walker, Dean of Libraries and Information Resources described the future plans for the Chester Fritz Library.   “The planning started in 2015,” Walker said, “we had a couple of options. One option was to have a full renovation, but we would have had to do quite a bit...

Exploring The New Squires Dining Center

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

September 11, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 3, Edward Martin, the retail dining operational manager at Squires Food Court explained the changes that students will face when dining there.   Since the Union is no longer present, Old Main Market Place replaced Squires, once a dining hall to accommodate students like they once had...

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