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Esports Nexus

Esports Nexus

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

March 3, 2020

Do you have an interest in gaming and Esports? The new Nexus Esports lounge at the Wellness Center is the place to be! Mike Wozniak, Coordinator of Campus Recreation here at the University of North Dakota gives the latest about the new addition to the Wellness Center.  Wozniak explains how the idea of building th...

Wi-Fi updates at UND

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

February 25, 2020

Recently, the University of North Dakota had an update with its Wi-Fi networks, which has some asking why the change? Madhavi Marasinghe, chief information officer (CIO) here at UND explained in detail all the changes and why it was time for an update through an email. Before the new networks can...

Scholarships at UND

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

February 12, 2020

Student debt isn’t something new or unheard of when attending a college or university, but there are some ways individuals can help tackle their debt. The average student loan debt as of 2019 is $31,172 but varies depending on major and length of time in school. Students wanting an estimate on their...

Valentine’s Day Eats

Valentine’s Day Eats

Brianna Mayhair, Arts & Community Writer

February 12, 2020

Have a date for Valentine’s day, but don’t know where to go for a nice dinner? Grand Forks has a variety of different restaurants to choose from. From steak to sushi, there is a place for everyone in Grand Forks. If you are looking for a Contemporary American restaurant with a bar with vegetarian,...

Career Expo

Career Expo

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

February 4, 2020

On Tuesday, February 4, the Spring 2020 Career Expo will be taking place at the Alerus Center from 12-4 p.m. allowing undergraduates and graduates from UND from across all fields of study as well as UND alumni the opportunity to talk to numerous employers to create possible contacts in your field of study...

Winter Dangers

Winter Dangers

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

January 28, 2020

It may be Spring semester, but Winter is still in full swing. North Dakota is known for its long winters with low temperatures and large quantities of snow, so what are some things people should know to survive the harsh weather? Understanding common weather vocabulary is one-way individuals can prepare for the w...

PAWS for Mental Health

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

December 10, 2019

Finals getting you down, stressed out from all that studying and appreciate dogs? Then the Wellness Center at the University of North Dakota has got your back! On Wednesday, December 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Wellness Center is hosting their De-Stress Fest. Come pet some fluffy therapy dogs wh...

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...

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