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Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 24, 2013

One of my biggest goals in life is to look hot when I’m 50 years old, without plastic surgery. That may sound super duper shallow to some, but it’s been a goal of mine since high school and it’s something that I put a lot of time and money into. If I weren’t looking into journalism as a caree...

Pennsylvania letters

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 19, 2013

I’ve been taking a class called Toastmasters for a few semesters. It’s a two-credit public speaking class that can be taken up to three times, so if a student takes it for three semesters, they will get a total six credits. Some people end up sticking around longer than that without receiving c...

Committee reaches decision on French professor

Committee reaches decision on French professor

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 17, 2013

Committee members from left to right: Munski, Combs, Poochigian, Murphy and Bridewell. Photo by Jaye Millspaugh. A faculty-based committee has determined that UND assistant French Professor Sarah Mosher should be able to continue on her path toward tenure, after colleagues in the department voted to...

New apartments planned for 2014

New apartments planned for 2014

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 17, 2013

The location near the Alerus Center where the Grove Apartments are being built. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura/ The Dakota Student. A new collection of 13 fully-furnished student apartments buildings are under construction next to the Alerus Center in Grand Forks. The Grove, with its slogan “Ful...

New healthcare options available

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 14, 2013

With healthcare reform on the way, many students are wondering what the changes are going to mean for them and what they should do about the changes. To help combat confusion among UND students about the Affordable Care Act, the marketing team within the Health & Wellness Unit has created posters...

Committee determines full support for Mosher

Committee determines full support for Mosher

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 12, 2013

Committee members from left to right: Geography Professor Doug Munski, Combs, Philosophy and Religion Professor Don Poochigian, Medical Professor Eric Murphy, Aerospace Professor John Bridewell. Photo by Jaye Millspaugh. A final document was created on Monday to help determine whether or not UND Assistant French Professo...

School spirit

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 12, 2013

I was never good at the whole “school spirit” thing. OK, I shouldn’t say never. I did have a ton of school spirit at one point, it just was never while attending UND. During my first three years of high school, I was that rowdy, silly fangirl at every one of my school’s hockey and football gam...

Homecoming through history

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 10, 2013

-1916: UND hosts its first Homecoming. -1921: UND holds its first Homecoming Parade. -1933: UND elects Helen Fodness as its first Homecoming Queen. -1943-1944: UND cancels Homecoming celebrations because of World War II. -1969: Students protest the Homecoming Queen contest, attempting...

UND displays violence’s effects

UND displays violence’s effects

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 7, 2013

T-shirts hang in the Memorial Union Ballroom as part of the The Clothesline Project. Each shirt represent victims of violence. The project marks its 18th year at UND this year. File photo. UND freshman Casie Heitala wrote a poem about sisterhood on the back of a white shirt to be hung among more tha...

Famed violinist to visit UND

Famed violinist to visit UND

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 4, 2013

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...

Mosher hearings remain undecided

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 4, 2013

The process determining whether or not UND Assistant French Professor Sarah Mosher will get her contract renewed will continue into next week. The University Senate’s Standing Committee on Faculty Rights met Monday in the Memorial Union’s second floor Memorial meeting room to discuss the documents...

Addressing controversy

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 3, 2013

Last week, I wrote an opinion column for The Dakota Student that caused a bit of controversy. What was meant to simply be a guide for how to party safely caused some people to believe that I was promoting binge-drinking and casual sex; two things that can be dangerous if done excessively without self...

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