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Higher Education Board Changes

Higher Education Board Changes

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, ND, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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...

Take advantage of your rights

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Bobby Feaster, ND, Opinion, Politics, Showcase, Vote

November 6 is an election day, which is basically impossible to forget due to the fact that every other tv, radio, internet video, and Spotify commercial has been a political commercial. Not to mention the fact that every square inch of Grand Forks has some form of political advertisement whether it’s a ...

Mutton Bustin’

Mutton Bustin’

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Family, Molly Andrews, ND, Showcase

Wojo Rodeos joined Patch on Point for a good mutton bustin’ to kick off the weekend in Grand Forks. Patch on the Point is new to East Grand Forks and they have a lot of things to do for people of any age. The have a variety of pumpkins and gourds to buy but they also have a bunch of fun things...

The scary reality of Gun Violence in the United States

The scary reality of Gun Violence in the United States

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Grand forks, ND, North Dakota, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Halloween is nearly here. But who needs halloween when you’ve been scared all year? There seems to have been an uptick in violent shootings in this country. Every week there seems to be a school shooting, racially motivated shooting, or police officer shooting of an unarmed suspect to get outraged about...

Fighting Hawks Football Continue to Prove Themselves

Fighting Hawks Football Continue to Prove Themselves

Alex Kelly, Sports Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Alex Kelly, Dakota Student, ND, North Dakota, UND Sports

The Fighting Hawks Football team went into Sacramento as hungry as can be for a win, and that is exactly what they got. The Hawks dominated all facets of the game for a 41-15 victory over Sacramento State putting UND at 5-2 on the season.   Many UND fans felt slighted in the rankings leading up to the Sa...

Crime on the increase

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under ND, News, North Dakota, Sasha Leibold, Student Life, UND

On Wednesday Oct. 10, a UND student Alyssa Maesse was a victim of a robbery at Ganesha Yoga. Alyssa was attending a yoga session when she realized that someone had gone through her purse and stole her wallet. “My heart just sank,” Maesse said. Alyssa was not the only one who was a victim. Two oth...

Defying Gravity on Ice

Defying Gravity on Ice

Maddie Ardelean, Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Maddie Ardelean, ND, North Dakota

Cirque du Soleil is turning the Ralph Engelstad Arena into an ice covered set this week until Sept. 30 with their show Crystal. The home of UND Hockey became the local pond in a small town. Cirque du Soleil may be known for their acrobatic feats, but with Crystal, they pushed their boundaries into...

UND nickname with a potential mascot to match

Nick Erickon, Sports Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, ND, Nick Erickson, Sports

UND is taking steps in another direction of the rebranding from the Fighting Sioux to the new Fighting Hawks nickname. UND Today announced on March 6 that UND had a 17-person committee to determine the creature that would embody the spirit of the University of North Dakota. This is a clear-cut change...

Library to discard thousands of books

Library to discard thousands of books

Diane Newberry, Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Dakota Student, Diane Newberry, ND, News, Showcase

Until a few months ago, the Chester Fritz Library still counted among its collection a 1958 edition of the book “Fabricating with Formica.” Dean of Libraries and Information Resources Stephanie Walker says that while she’s no engineering student, she assumes Formica techniques have come a long...

VP of University Relations slot to be filled

Madison Feltman, Staff Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Dakota Student, ND, News

As of this last week, the university has closed in on its search for a new Vice President of University Relations. Three candidates have been invited to campus for interview: Tom Hutton, Joe Brennan and Lisa Van Riper. The candidate chosen will be responsible for leading the university relations division,...

There’s no such thing as bad publicity

There’s no such thing as bad publicity

Bilal Suleiman, Columnist

April 8, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, ND, Opinion, Showcase

Conor McGregor was living the dream. The mixed martial arts fighter’s cocky, swaggering bravado, both inside and outside the Ultimate Fighting Championship octagon, earned him millions of fans around the world. His “Money Fight” with Floyd Mayweather, boxing superstar, earned him a rumored $100...

Breweries: Not just for beer anymore

Breweries: Not just for beer anymore

Devon Abler, A&C Editor

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Devon Abler, ND, Showcase

It’s 8:30 on a Friday night and Half Brothers Brewing Company is alive with the sound of voices and laughter flirting with one another through the air. It may feel like the second arrival of winter in April, yet thanks to the warmth of community that one feels when walking through the front doors, one fo...

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