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Psychedelics in the dorms

Psychedelics in the dorms

Diane Newberry, News Editor

November 19, 2017


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On a fateful night near the beginning of the 2016 spring semester, Parker Ellis laid in the hallway of Bek Hall waiting for God - in a figurative sense, and, for him, in a very tangible sense as he was under the influence of LSD. Ellis had been a typical, straight-laced aviation student. He had successfully...

Wellness Center to institute new dress code

Wellness Center to institute new dress code

Diane Newberry, News Editor

November 15, 2017


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It’s a typical wintery afternoon at the University of North Dakota Wellness Center, the setting sun saturating the modern, glass-enclosed lobby with light. A sweaty student, finished with his work out for the day, walks past a prominently displayed sign next to the main desk. Ironically, his outfit, ...

The President and the Senate

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


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After having last week off from their regular meeting, the UND Student Senate will be returning with a high productivity rate. However, it’s not the senators being productive. Since August, six of the seven bills and five of the seven resolutions proposed by the Student Senate have been authore...

“Disappointed and Disgusted”

“Disappointed and Disgusted”

Diane Newberry, News Editor

November 5, 2017


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On Thursday, Oct. 26 Mark Trahant of the Communications Department announced via Facebook that he would be leaving his position as endowed chair at the University of North Dakota. “I am disappointed and disgusted that the university is not an institutional leader in this state,” Trahant said in his o...

Nursing students educate the community on prescription drug disposal

Nursing students educate the community on prescription drug disposal

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017


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In the wake of the national opioid epidemic being declared a public health crisis, students at the University of North Dakota took action on the issue. Last Thursday, a class of 12 clinical nursing students held an event promoting proper protocol for disposing old or unwanted medications. The event...

Follett settles counterfeit lawsuit

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 29, 2017


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On Oct. 10, the Follett Corporation, which operates the University of North Dakota bookstore, agreed to adhere to Anti-Counterfeit Best Practices established by the Educational Publishers Enforcement Group (EPEG) earlier this year. This announcement was made as a result of a lawsuit settlement between...

Lyft vs. Uber

Lyft vs. Uber

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 29, 2017


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Despite Uber’s overall popularity in the ride-sharing industry, students tend to give higher praise to their Grand Forks competitor, Lyft. In a Dakota Student article last Wednesday, much of the article focused on Uber’s relationship with UND. After reaching out on Facebook as to which platform...

Student woes with Uber

Student woes with Uber

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 25, 2017


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This past spring, both Lyft and Uber expanded their business into Grand Forks. Since then, there have been mixed reactions to how the companies conduct their operations. At the very beginning, there was a lot of buzz and media coverage around these two platforms coming to town. In November of 2015,...

Ralph’s Rivalry Returns

Ralph’s Rivalry Returns

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 18, 2017


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When the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota first took the ice back in 1930, the players probably didn’t what they were about get their schools into. Did they know Grand Forks and the Twin Cities would be linked forever? Did they know this one game would turn into an almost...

Parking changes to continue

Parking changes to continue

Diane Newberry, News Editor

October 18, 2017


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Like any student running late to class knows: as campus evolves, so too must parking. Over the next ten years, the University of North Dakota plans to make many changes to its buildings and layout. Parking considerations are an important aspect being considered in the notorious master plan. “It’s...

Truth and Reconciliation

Truth and Reconciliation

Matt Eidson, Editor-in-Chief

October 15, 2017


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As the weather turns chilly, students across the University of North Dakota campus can be seen shoving their hands into their pockets and tucking their chins behind their collars. While the cold is a standard reminder that winter is coming, it also reminds Mike Hendrickson that it’s time for the Truth...

The state of recycling in Grand Forks

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

October 15, 2017


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10 years ago, Grand Forks Mayor Michael Brown signed the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ Climate Protection Agreement, making the City of Grand Forks a “Green City.” In signing this agreement, Grand Forks agreed to “strive to meet or exceed Kyoto Protocol targets for reducing global warming pollution...

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