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Higher Education Board Changes

Higher Education Board Changes

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 20, 2018


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Last November, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order that led to the creation of a task force comprised of himself and 14 members which he appointed. The task force was formed to evaluate the governance structure for North Dakota’s higher education system to determine if opportun...

A new partnership takes off

A new partnership takes off

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Grand forks, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, UND, UND Aviation

As the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences celebrates 50 years of excellence, they also celebrate a new partnership with Sun Country Airlines. The partnership marks the beginning of a new program offered to commercial aviation students, known as the Sun Country Bridge Program. The program ent...

Go Vote!

Madison Feltman, News Editor

October 30, 2018


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Driving throughout Grand Forks you will stumble upon political signs scattered throughout front lawns, with names such as Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer displayed. There is a short week until election day and the race continues. Heitkamp and Cramer are fighting for an open spot in the North Dakota S...

Attention: College Burnouts

Attention: College Burnouts

Madison Feltman, News Editor

October 23, 2018


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According to the University of North Dakota’s Spring 2018 American College Health Association National College Health Assessment II, stress and anxiety are the number one and two impediments to students academic success. This was defined as receiving a lower grade on an exam, or an important pro...

Juuls

Juuls

Madison Feltman, News Editor

October 16, 2018


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Walking around the University of North Dakota, let alone any sort of college campus, you are likely to stumble upon the use of e-cigarettes otherwise known as a Juul or a vape. The market for e-cigarettes has skyrocketed within the last 5 years. As their main business model ‘better for you’ has ...

Sexual Assault

Madison Feltman, News Editor

October 9, 2018


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This past week marked the It’s On Us Fall Week of Action here at the University of North Dakota. It’s On Us is a nationwide organization that promotes the importance of conversation within the topic of sexual violence. It’s On Us encourages all different types of people to take part in the con...

Dirty Vandals

Madison Feltman, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


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It is not secret that if you walk throughout campus, you will stumble upon vandalism. In fact, the tunnels that snake underneath campus are filled with it. Vandalism creates a divide between parties, the one who is in favor of it and the one who is against it.                     ...

Mollie Tibbetts and Celia Barquin Arozamena: Two of Many

Mollie Tibbetts and Celia Barquin Arozamena: Two of Many

Madison Feltman, News Editor

September 26, 2018


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Two campuses, two young women, one common connection, similar tragedies. Mollie Tibbetts and Celia Barquin are just two young women out many who are victims of senseless acts violence being committed against women every day.   Mollie Tibbetts was a 20-year-old college student who attended t...

The Longest Table, Feed Your Ideas

Madison Feltman, News Editor

September 16, 2018


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Last Wednesday, the greater Grand Forks community was invited to join in on a promotion of community conversation at the Longest Table. The event was put on by the Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Region and the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals, drawing a crowd of 717 people, ...

Parking Pandemonium

Parking Pandemonium

Madison Feltman, News Editor

August 29, 2018


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The beginning of the 2018-2019 academic year also marks the sale of parking permits for the impending semesters. Parking has always been considered a hot topic here at UND. In past years, space was always considered limited for students who live both on and off campus. Over the summer, drastic change...

Kennedy angers key donor

Kennedy angers key donor

Madison Feltman, News Editor

August 29, 2018


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As temperatures heated up over the summer months, so did things here at UND. In early May, Kris Engelstad McGarry, daughter of Ralph Engelstad and trustee of the Engelstad Family Foundation requested an interview with the Grand Forks Herald in which she explained her faltering relationship with the Universit...

Aviation instructor shortage

Aviation instructor shortage

Madison Feltman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


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As the spring semester comes to a close, there’s one thing looming around UND’s Aviation program: an instructor shortage. Despite the rather large success of the university’s aviation program and it’s multitude of resources, the scramble for instructors is on. As the widely known generat...

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