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Past stories including the possiblity of Mark Kennedy leaving UND led to major headlines this past year.

What just happened !?!

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer April 30, 2018

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...

Student body president-vice president candidate team (from left) Abbie Morlock and Theresa Hanley join candidates Erik Hanson and Kaleb Dschaak in a forum at Wilkerson Commons on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

Hanley/Morlock appeal election

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer April 22, 2018

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...

Student body presidential candidate Erik Hanson (second from left) speaks during an election forum at Wilkerson Commons as (from left) Abbie Morlock, Theresa Hanley and Kaleb Dschaak listen on Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

Ballot blackout

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer April 16, 2018

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...

Presidential victory for Hanson

Presidential victory for Hanson

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer April 16, 2018

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...

During UND student elections held on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, Sigma Chi hosted advertisements for Blake Andert and Nico Hanson as well as a food trailer and free popsicles.

Vote for Chase Johnson

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer April 10, 2018

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...

BREAKING: Judge “OK’s” Sioux logo

BREAKING: Judge “OK’s” Sioux logo

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer April 1, 2018

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....

Let the race begin

Let the race begin

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer March 26, 2018

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...

North Dakotan Democrats prepare for November

North Dakotan Democrats prepare for November

Jacob Notermann and Andre Marquis Washington March 26, 2018

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...

Kennedy stays… for now

Kennedy stays… for now

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer March 9, 2018

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...

Chase Johnson formerly represented the Honors Program as a senator on UND Student Government. Dakota Student File Photo

Chase-ing the money

Jacob Notermann
, Staff Writer March 5, 2018

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...

In a September 2016 photo that circulated on social media platforms, UND students posed in black charcoal masks with the caption

One year later

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer February 26, 2018

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...

A pipeline installation between farms, as seen from 50th Avenue in New Salem, North Dakota on August 25, 2016.

ND valve turner sentenced

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer February 11, 2018

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...

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