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Admission standards discussed

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

December 9, 2013


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New and returning students gather during Welcome Weekend to watch a hypnotist at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.  Admissions standards for incoming students could increase as early as next year. File photo. Admissions standards for incoming college freshmen in North Dakota will be getting stricter...

A farewell to North Dakota

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

December 9, 2013


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Illustration by William Rerick/The Dakota Student.  I’m almost done. With college, that is. In 10 days, I will be wearing a ginourmous black gown and shaking hands with UND President Robert Kelley as he confirms that I’m not stupid. I’ve learned a lot from UND, and much of it actually has noth...

Department goes digital with photo archive

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

December 5, 2013


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Leonard Hall is home to the Harlod Hamm School of Geology and Geological Engineering. Photo courtesy of engineering.und.edu. UND is working on developing a new digital geology library full of high-resolution photos of rocks from western North Dakota. It will be accessible online to students and p...

Senate passes budget

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 26, 2013


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Student Body Vice President Lexi Hanson and Chief of Staff Matt Kopp discuss the budget at Student Senate. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. UND’s Student Senate passed its budget for the fiscal year 2015 on Sunday. The meeting attracted a crowd of approximately 50 people, includin...

BLOG: Will this one-piece swimsuit get me hired?

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 23, 2013


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*This was originally posted on my Facebook page a few days ago. I don't normally rant like this, but this one topic has been on my mind a ton lately. I'm graduating from college very soon and will need a job. Supposedly, if I want to get hired anywhere, I have to pretend to be as pure and innocent...

Blood drive raises awareness

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 18, 2013


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People affected by diseases such as sickle cell anemia depend on blood transfusions to survive, and donating blood is a popular way for people to help save lives. However, not everyone is eligible to donate. Requirements for donating blood include being at least 16 years old, weighing at least 110...

#besomebody inspires UND

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 14, 2013


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Motivational speaker and founder of #besomebody Kash Shaikh tells his story and gives inspirational advice during his visit to campus at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. Students gathered in the lobby of the Ralph Engelstad Arena Friday afternoon to listen t...

BLOG: Metal

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 7, 2013


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I like it loud, fast and hard. I just realized how dirty that sounded. Anyway, I was referring to music. I enjoy all musical genres--even country, a genre I used to hate is finally growing on me, but one of my favorite genres is hard rock/metal. Ever since the 1970s, many hard rock bands such as Iron M...

New facility coming

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 5, 2013


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The empty space above Sanders in downtown Grand Forks will soon be the location of the new Art Creation Center. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student.  A new art center that could provide gallery and studio space for UND artists is being planned for downtown Grand Forks. The Arts Creation...

HLC team visits UND

HLC team visits UND

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 1, 2013


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Kelly Funk, director of student outcomes at Michigan State University, talks during the reaccreditation discussion. Photo by Chester Belowsi/The Dakota Student. UND had to pass its biggest test of the decade this week — reaccreditation. Accreditation verifies the quality of a college or unive...

Case closes on hearings

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 1, 2013


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UND President Robert Kelley has given official approval for French professor Sarah Mosher to continue working for the university. He released his official statement on Monday. This will put Mosher back on track for promotion and potential tenure. “I feel great,” Mosher said. “I’m so pleased...

Creamer hands down senator business card veto

Creamer hands down senator business card veto

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 29, 2013


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Student Body President Nick Creamer explains to Student Senate his decision to veto a bill. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura/The Dakota Student. Business cards A bill requesting business cards be bought using student fees for student senators was vetoed by Student Body President Nick Creamer this we...

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