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What just happened !?!

What just happened !?!

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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Last Sunday, a group of students from UND Students for Sustainability paired up with local fifth graders to pick up trash around the Coulee.  The Coulee is regularly criticized for collecting high amounts of garbage. It’s important to go to where everything is collecting, pick it up, and throw it out. Ot...

Hanley/Morlock appeal election

Hanley/Morlock appeal election

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


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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...

Ballot blackout

Ballot blackout

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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University of North Dakota students’ ability to vote was delayed Wednesday due to a glitch in the online program, paralyzing campaigns and voters for hours.  When the election opened at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, students quickly began reporting problems with the link. Complaints included the ability ...

Presidential victory for Hanson

Presidential victory for Hanson

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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Current Student Body Vice President Erik Hanson will get a promotion this summer.  When the polls closed on Wednesday night, Hanson defeated challenger Theresa Hanley for the student body presidency 1,347 – 1,322 with a slim 25 vote margin.  The Grand Forks native is a senior investments major with a long hi...

Vote for Chase Johnson

Vote for Chase Johnson

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 10, 2018


Filed under jacob notermann, Opinion, Showcase

Every year, the UND student government hosts an election system so rigged and compromised it makes George Washington roll in his grave. Tomorrow, the student body will send an email containing a link to vote for the next student body president. This positively promotes convenience for the students ...

BREAKING: Judge “OK’s” Sioux logo

BREAKING: Judge “OK’s” Sioux logo

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 1, 2018


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As an Easter surprise, a federal judge in the Eighth Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals ruled in a landmark case that UND’s former nickname and logo are both eligible for renewal in the U.S. Trademark Office. As early as 2005, the NCAA had been pushing UND to abandon the logo, citing it ...

Let the race begin

Let the race begin

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


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The race for the UND Student Body Presidency began last week with the announcement of three tickets running for the Executive Office.  The three announced candidates, in chronological order, were Theresa Hanley, Erik Hanson and Izaiah Pritzl. Hanson, the current Student Body Vice President, ann...

North Dakotan Democrats prepare for November

North Dakotan Democrats prepare for November

Jacob Notermann and Andre Marquis Washington

March 26, 2018


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, jacob notermann, News

North Dakota’s 2018 Democratic Convention was held in Grand Forks at the Alerus Center over the last weekend of spring break, and the Dems came out in full force.  Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her staff of campaigners set up camp throughout the Alerus Center, aligning rows and rows of chairs that fac...

Kennedy stays… for now

Kennedy stays… for now

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


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President Mark Kennedy will not become the next president for the University of Central Florida. Just after 4 p.m. CST on Friday, the UCF Board of Trustees unanimously named current UCF Provost Dale Whittaker. He has served in this post since 2014. Although two of the board members praised Ken...

Chase-ing the money

Chase-ing the money

Jacob Notermann
, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


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Chase Johnson, student government treasurer, was arrested Thursday night for misapplication of entrusted property and is being held at the Grand Forks County Correctional Center. According to the University of North Dakota Police Department, Johnson was arrested and charged with a class B felony after...

One year later

One year later

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018


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Are students to blame for misconduct, or is an institution to blame for refusing punishment?  In fall 2016, social media was the focus of the University of North Dakota after two racist incidents occurred on Snapchat.  The first was when a group of white students took a black female student’...

ND valve turner sentenced

ND valve turner sentenced

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


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Michael Eric Foster, who is vegan, said one of his biggest concerns in prison is a dietary one. He said he doesn’t plan on going on a hunger strike or starving while serving, but said he’s considering initiating a movement in the prison to improve dietary conditions for his prison mates with more...

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