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Aviation instructor shortage

Aviation instructor shortage

Madison Feltman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, News, North Dakota, Showcase

As the spring semester comes to a close, there’s one thing looming around UND’s Aviation program: an instructor shortage. Despite the rather large success of the university’s aviation program and it’s multitude of resources, the scramble for instructors is on. As the widely known generat...

For seniors – Enjoy it while it lasts

Jill Morton, Columnist

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, jill morton, Opinion

Graduation is just three short weeks away. For seniors, the end of their time at UND is coming with with either dread or delight. Once you graduate, it’s time to go out into the real world where “adulting” begins. Let’s be honest, the real world is kind of scary. No more leaching off your...

UND nickname with a potential mascot to match

Nick Erickon, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, ND, Nick Erickson, Sports

UND is taking steps in another direction of the rebranding from the Fighting Sioux to the new Fighting Hawks nickname. UND Today announced on March 6 that UND had a 17-person committee to determine the creature that would embody the spirit of the University of North Dakota. This is a clear-cut change...

Hockey community comes together during devastating Humboldt tragedy

Hockey community comes together during devastating Humboldt tragedy

John Gregg, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, John Gregg, Sports

After the tragic bus crash of the Humboldt Broncos ice hockey team, the hockey community and the world paid tribute to the 16 people killed and numerous injured. Just minutes after the news broke, posts and tributes filled social media outlets around the world. “Our national hockey family is a close one, ...

Hanley/Morlock appeal election

Hanley/Morlock appeal election

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, jacob notermann, News

Last week, Presidential ticket Theresa Hanley and Abbie Morlock failed to appeal the recent election to the UND Elections Committee. The runner-ups said there was an effort from the Hanson-Dschaak ticket and Sigma Nu fraternity, citing a Snapchat story posted by Terrell Wheeler. This photo was post...

Boston marathoners:

Boston marathoners:

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, madison overby, Sports

Marathon Monday, the day of the Boston Marathon, is a day that draws attention from runners and general sports fans from across the world. The Boston Marathon is considered to be a showcase of the “best of the best,” battling it out across one of the most challenging marathon courses in the countr...

Library to discard thousands of books

Library to discard thousands of books

Diane Newberry, Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Dakota Student, Diane Newberry, ND, News, Showcase

Until a few months ago, the Chester Fritz Library still counted among its collection a 1958 edition of the book “Fabricating with Formica.” Dean of Libraries and Information Resources Stephanie Walker says that while she’s no engineering student, she assumes Formica techniques have come a long...

VP of University Relations slot to be filled

Madison Feltman, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Dakota Student, ND, News

As of this last week, the university has closed in on its search for a new Vice President of University Relations. Three candidates have been invited to campus for interview: Tom Hutton, Joe Brennan and Lisa Van Riper. The candidate chosen will be responsible for leading the university relations division,...

There’s no such thing as bad publicity

There’s no such thing as bad publicity

Bilal Suleiman, Columnist

April 8, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, ND, Opinion, Showcase

Conor McGregor was living the dream. The mixed martial arts fighter’s cocky, swaggering bravado, both inside and outside the Ultimate Fighting Championship octagon, earned him millions of fans around the world. His “Money Fight” with Floyd Mayweather, boxing superstar, earned him a rumored $100...

Kids and technology

Jill Morton, Columnist

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Dakota Student, jill morton, Opinion

I recently visited an elementary school through a pen pal program and got to experience an hour in the life of a fourth grader. I haven’t been in a fourth-grade classroom since I was in elementary school myself and things have certainly changed since then. The biggest difference I noticed was how much...

Breweries: Not just for beer anymore

Breweries: Not just for beer anymore

Devon Abler, A&C Editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Devon Abler, ND, Showcase

It’s 8:30 on a Friday night and Half Brothers Brewing Company is alive with the sound of voices and laughter flirting with one another through the air. It may feel like the second arrival of winter in April, yet thanks to the warmth of community that one feels when walking through the front doors, one fo...

Root beer olympics

Root beer olympics

Maddie Ardelean, A&C Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Maddie Ardelean, ND, North Dakota

April is alcohol awareness month, and in celebration of that, UND public health nursing clinical students, with a grant from Altru, are working to affect change on campus. As part of their clinical, they put together the first ever Root Beer Olympics, an event focused on substance safety. This mo...

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