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Residence hall president encourages involvement

Residence hall president encourages involvement

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

October 10, 2013


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UND sophomore and Brannon Hall President Jon Schindler. Photo submitted.  With his backward cap, long board and Mountain Dew in hand, many might not expect Jon Schindler to represents hundreds of young adults. Schindler, a sophomore, is Brannon Hall’s new president. Schindler himself is new to...

“Allow me to genuinely be who I am”

“Allow me to genuinely be who I am”

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013


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Photo: jerichobooks.com Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber took the stage of the Chester Fritz Auditorium on Thursday night, suffering from what she described as the worst head cold in human history. The illness did little to mar her enthusiasm for speaking. More than six feet tall and covered in tattoos,...

Black a hit at Comedy Night

Black a hit at Comedy Night

Mathew McKay, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013


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Comedian Michael Ian Black performs for students Friday night in the Memorial Union Ballroom. Photo by Caitlin Duggan/The Dakota Student. UND students were swept away by what seemed to be endless jokes Friday, as comedians Michael Ian Black and Nate Bargatze teamed up to headline Fall Comedy Night. ...

Departments seek participants

Erin Cheever, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013


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The flyers around campus are everywhere. “Make some quick cash!” “Do you qualify for this?” “Join our study!” They’re for studies put on by various departments around campus to further research in their fields. The majority of the studies advertised for on campus are conducted...

Staff member brings opera to UND

Nathan Guillemette, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013


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One UND group is trying to bring a taste of opera to campus. Music department staff member Wes Lawrence hosts an opera viewing each month that is open to the campus. This month, Lawrence presented “The Daughter of the Regiment” which is a two-act opera composed by Gaetano Donizetti. The...

From tips to tolerance

Nathan Guillemette, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013


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UND student Dyllon Cole is used answering questions about drink specials, but his job as a bartender had him answering questions of a different sort Tuesday night. Cole, a bartender at Brick & Barley Bar & Restaurant in downtown Grand Forks, was part of the first “Drunk Tank” event organized...

Woman left for dead shares story with UND

Woman left for dead shares story with UND

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013


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Left: Teri Jendusa-Nicolai survived an attack from her ex-husband in 2004. Middle: Jendusa-Nicolai recovers in the hospital following the assault. Right: Holding her six-month-old son Benjamin, Jendusa-Nicolai is pictured here three years after the attack. Photo credit (l-r): osloentertainment.com, jou...

Famed violinist to visit UND

Famed violinist to visit UND

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 4, 2013


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Violinist Tim Fain will be in Grand Forks this week to meet with UND students and perform a concert with the Greater Grand Forks Symphony Orchestra on Saturday.  He is known for his work on film soundtracks and other projects. Photo submitted.  Violinist Tim Fain has performed all over the worl...

‘Home Free’ rocks on parents’ weekend

‘Home Free’ rocks on parents’ weekend

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013


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The “Home Free” a cappella group drew nearly 200 attendees to the Memorial Union Loading Dock Friday Night. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura.  This past Friday night, the a cappella group “Home Free” entertained students in the Memorial Union Loading Dock. The event drew a crowd of more than 165 ...

Forensics team reborn

Forensics team reborn

Erin Cheever, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013


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Kasie Watkins (second from right) address the Forensics Team during the group’s first practice last weekend. Photo by Chester Beltowski. It’s a battle of wits, confidence and rapid-fire comments. UND’s forensics team prides itself on its abilities in these areas. Forensics comes from the...

Family Weekend brings visitors

Mathew McKay, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013


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About 340 families participated in UND’s 21st Annual Family Weekend held this part weekend. Starting Friday morning, families had the opportunity to attend several classes with their students. Beyond the classrooms, families also took part in other campus events such as family night at the Wellness...

iOS7: nothing too exciting

iOS7: nothing too exciting

Erin Cheever, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013


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Photo courtesy of technobruus.com. With Apple a contending front runner of most electronic products, its only fitting that its new operating system is all the hype. Does the system really live up to its expectations? Microsoft released its new operating system on Sept. 18, though many had acce...

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