Dakota Student

Keeping a long term relationship alive

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 12, 2013

Love. It’s a word that seems to pop up a gazillion times in nearly every Top 40 song. It’s been used to describe everything from cotton candy-flavored bubblegum to that guy I had a crush on in my Toastmasters class. Let me tell you about that guy from my Toastmasters class. I remember showing...

Tensions rise over procedures

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 12, 2013

UND is holding hearings to determine whether or not one French professor will be returning next fall. Hired in 2008, assistant French professor Sarah Mosher has found herself the subject of a hearing that started on Sept. 5, according to Faculty Rights Committee chair Doug Munski; the procedures had...

9/10/2013: Jaye Millspaugh

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 10, 2013

Hey, UND! This is Jaye Millspaugh and I am the Multimedia Editor at the Dakota Student. I’ve had a fabulous time being back here for these last two weeks, enjoying my new position since getting promoted from my staff writer job, that I held here for the last two years. I’m in my final semester before g...

Pi Kappa Alpha throws “Party”

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 9, 2013

It’s no secret that house parties during college can get chaotic, but one of UND’s fraternities is doing its part to combat that. Pi Kappa Alpha, better known as Pike, teamed up with the office of Student Affairs’ Alcohol and Other Drugs Committee to host the university’s first ever “House...

Senate kicks off year

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 9, 2013

Student senators received a sweet introduction from a university vice president during their first meeting of the school year. Vice President for Student Affairs Lori Reesor handed each senator one of her signature Reese’s peanut butter cups. “I always use Reese’s peanut butter cups as a...

Goodbye to Gilly’s

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 5, 2013

A new option for entertainment in downtown Grand Forks is now available for those over age 21. Brick & Barley Bar & Restaurant opened in August, right before the school year began. It is located at 9 Third St. N. It replaces Gilly’s Bar & Grill, a popular bar among college students. “We’re...

Illusionist wraps up Welcome Weekend

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

August 29, 2013

Illusionist and mentalist Sean Bott performed a free show Tuesday evening in the Memorial Union Ballroom to a room full of laughing students funded by the University Program Council. “It was a lot of fun,”UND sophomore Jake Dalton Vivier said. “My favorite part was the “Sharknado” jokes.” Vivier...

MTV’s VMAs Get Freaky

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

August 29, 2013

Most teenagers reach a point in their lives when they realize being a teenager no longer seems cool at least not as cool as being an adult. The most common reason behind this –– according to conversations I had with my friends during middle school and high school — is the freedom. Many teenagers...

UND welcomes new students

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

August 29, 2013

More than 1,500 eager new students arrived on UND’s campus last weekend to be welcomed to the university. According to Assistant Dean of Student Involvement, Cassie Gerhardt, 1,503 new freshman posed for the second annual freshman class group photo in the outdoor bleachers at Memorial Stadium. There...

New deans join university staff

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

August 29, 2013

Two new deans have joined UND staff for the start of the fall semester. At a community reception Aug. 13, Grand Forks and UND officially welcomed Dr. Debbie Storrs to the College of Arts and Sciences and Dr. Robert Hill to the College of Education and Human Development. Storrs came to UND from...

More options at Welcome Week

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

August 21, 2013

There are many ways for new freshmen to find friendly faces to talk to on campus. One of the first options is Welcome Weekend, which starts the weekend students move in August 24 and continues until Labor Day. The week consists of many free social events for students of all grade levels. It is also ...

YOLO, but responsibly

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

April 30, 2013

YOLO: The motto of stupid criminals everywhere. I’m not a stupid criminal, but I do believe that YOLO isn’t a bad philosophy, if done responsibly. To put it in more intelligent terms, I believe in the importance of trying new things, stepping out of my comfort zone and not being afraid to take ...

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