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Plans for building renovations

Plans for building renovations

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Sasha Leibold, Showcase, UND, UND Student Gov

On November 20, 2018 UND students will have the opportunity to vote yes or no on a fee to build a new Memorial Union. If students vote yes, an amount of $14 per credit would increase by two percent each year and be paid by enrolled students at the beginning of the spring semester of 2020 through the fa...

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...

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


Filed under #dakotastudent, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, Student Life, Vote

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


Filed under Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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...

Plans for building renovations

Plans for building renovations

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, News, Sasha Leibold, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, UND

The University of North Dakota was approved for state funding to renovate Babcock Hall, Gustafson Hall and Carnegie Hall. Babcock Hall is the University’s oldest academic building, it will become the home of the electrical engineering and the computer science department, Babcock Hall will also be the h...

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...

Juuls

Juuls

Madison Feltman, News Editor

October 16, 2018


Filed under Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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


Filed under CVIC, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, UND

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


Filed under #dakotastudent, Madison Feltman, News

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.                     ...

“The Foreigner” Comes to the Fire Hall Theatre

Molly Andrews, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts&Comm, Molly Andrews, News

Laughs lined the walls of the theatre Thursday during the opening night of the Fire Hall Theatre’s performance of “The Foreigner.” “The Foreigner” was written by Larry Shue and was originally an off- broadway comedy play that was very popular. The play ran for over 600 performances when it o...

Rising Leaders

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, kyle kinnamon, News, Sports

The 2017-2018 season was a major stepping stone in the development process for North Dakota’s seven former freshmen. Injuries plagued North Dakota’s roster, in turn creating opportunities for the freshmen. While injuries are never a good thing for a team, it is a normal occurrence in a sport like hock...

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