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Forum to address library

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer May 2, 2014

Students, staff and faculty can learn more about the future of the Chester Fritz Library at a session about academic libraries that is being hosted by the Provost Office. Earlier this semester, students...

Parents file lawsuit

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer April 28, 2014

The parents of a UND student who died in a rail yard accident two years ago are suing the involved parties. Blake Ayling, 20, was found dead on the morning of March 24, 2012 at the rail yard located on...

Franklin, Johnson win election

Franklin, Johnson win election

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer April 25, 2014

Tanner Franklin (left) and Brett Johnson (right). Photo courtesy of facebook.com. Tanner Franklin will serve as Student Body President for the 2014-2015 academic year along side his running mate Brett...

Sorority banner sparks controversy

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer April 14, 2014

Gamma Phi Beta sorority found itself skating on thin ice after hanging a controversial banner to support UND Men’s Hockey in the Frozen Four. The sorority created the banner to participate in the “Tweet...

Public health week celebrated

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer April 11, 2014

For the first time, UND celebrated National Public Health Week with events and awareness. NPHW has taken place in the first full week of April nationwide since 1995, but this year is the first observance...

Platforms explained at forum

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer April 7, 2014

Candidates from left to right: Franklin and Johnson, Hanson and Hamilton. Candidates running for the positions of Student Body President and Vice President explained their platforms to students at their...

On-campus fire statistics show need for safety

On-campus fire statistics show need for safety

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer April 3, 2014

Image courtesy of Google Earth. In the past three years, UND has experienced a total of 12 fires in University housing, but none have happened yet in 2014. Fires are a rare occurrence for the campus because...

Frozen Four trip funds denied

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer March 31, 2014

Senate did not approve a bill that would fund a charter bus for UND students to travel to the Frozen Four hockey tournament in Philadelphia on April 10-12. The bill would have allocated $9,800 to make...

PostSecret founder speaks on campus

PostSecret founder speaks on campus

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer March 28, 2014

Frank Warren talks on the stage at the Chester Fritz Auditorium about starting PostSecret, a popular website where people post their stories and confessions. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura/The Dakota Student. Secrets,...

Wilkerson renovations revealed

Wilkerson renovations revealed

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer March 14, 2014

A sketch of the proposed renovations to Wilkerson dining center that was recently released. Rendering courtesy of JLG Architects. Students eating in Wilkerson Hall may have noticed...

NDUS server attacked

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer March 11, 2014

UND students and staff are now keeping a close eye on their personal information after an online attack against the North Dakota University System came to light last month. An entity working outside the...

Voter interest remains low

Voter interest remains low

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer March 7, 2014

Light blue represents percent of total student body that did/plans to vote, dark blue represents students who didn't/don't plan on voting in the upcoming election. Photo courtesy UND Student Government. The...

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