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North Dakota Combats Distracted Driving

North Dakota Combats Distracted Driving

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, Grand forks, ND, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, Trevor Alveshere, UND

Texting while driving kills 11 teenagers every single day and causes more than 1.5 million motor vehicle accidents each year, according to UND’s distracted driving information brochure, and that is only one type of distracted driving. In 2016, nationally, there was nearly 3,500 people killed...

Kennedy Addresses Rumors

Kennedy Addresses Rumors

Madison Feltman, News Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under #dakotastudent, News, Showcase

Tensions have been high around the University of North Dakota campus as it was announced Tuesday morning by the Grand Forks Herald that there were rumors UND President Mark Kennedy was the sole finalist for the University of Colorado presidency.  The rumors surmounted Wednesday morning when Kennedy ...

UND Senate Candidates for 2019-2020

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Government, Student Government Elections, Student Life, Theresa Hanley, UND, UND Election, UND Student Gov, Vote

Name: Dawson Dutchak Position: Residence Halls Senator Major: Management and Managerial Finance and Accounting Purpose - “Since arriving on campus this past fall, I have been fortunate enough to find multiple opportunities to get involved on campus through the Association of Residence Halls...

UND set to award honorary degrees

UND set to award honorary degrees

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, UND

UND is awarding four honorary degrees to former students, the first will be awarded to actor Josh Duhamel at the Spring 2019 graduation ceremony. The other three award recipients are former Senator Heidi Hietkamp, aviation legend Clay Lacy and Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm. The date for rece...

Student Senate Race Continues

Student Senate Race Continues

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government, Student Government Elections, Student Life, Theresa Hanley, UND, UND Election, UND Student Gov, Vote

This student body election will have three names on the ballot. The last time there were three executive tickets running was in 2017. Recently to join the race are Cora Ijeoma Odoala and Saphyra Turnier Jeudy. Neither of the who have any experience in student government, but their hopes are to: Link Up...

Joe Black’s: A Cinderella Story

Joe Black’s: A Cinderella Story

Madison Feltman, News Editor

April 9, 2019


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

‘Barch’ Madness: The search for America’s Best College Bar all began with a simple tweet and has taken the nation by storm. Barstool UND began the race by asking supporters to choose ‘the greatest bar in Grand Forks.’ A poll was released which allowed Twitter users to vote for which bar the...

UND’s ‘so called’ dry campus

UND’s ‘so called’ dry campus

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, Greek Life, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

“UND is a dry campus with a very leaky roof,”  UND student said. Although UND claims to be a dry campus, it seems to be a reoccurring topic whether we are or not. The university does require all incoming students to complete an online module about alcohol usage and the effects it has on differe...

Greater Grand Forks Prepares for Flooding

Greater Grand Forks Prepares for Flooding

Madison Feltman, News Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Grand forks, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase

As the harsh winter subsides into spring, temperatures begin to rise in Grand Forks so does the risk of flooding the Red River Valley. Over the course of the winter the valley received more 70 inches in most areas. The drastic amount of snow has led to the latest predictions that there is a 95 percent chan...

Anticipating Spring Fever

Anticipating Spring Fever

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government, Student Life, Theresa Hanley, UND

On March 20, 2019 Student Government passed a bill titled: SPRING Fever Entertainment, Services, and Transportation. An event that is being sponsored by UND Student Government to take place on May 3, 2019. This event will take place at the Alerus parking lot and is currently being planned to be an all-day ...

Student Senate Race Continues

Student Senate Race Continues

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life, Theresa Hanley, UND, UND Election, Vote

On March 4, another duo announced their intention to run for Student Body President and Vice President in this upcoming Student Government election. Taylor Schaubert and Torie Danielson have decided to put their name on the ballot. Taylor Schaubert is from Bismarck North Dakota and is a junior at UND studyin...

Re-establishing Former UND Program

Re-establishing Former UND Program

Madison Feltman, News Editor

March 26, 2019


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

On Tuesday, March 12 the University of North Dakota alongside Sen. John Hoeven, R-N-D. announced the reestablishment of the U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Flight Training Program. The announcement also marked the beginning of a new partnership between UND and U.S. Army Cadet Command. Un...

New Memorial Union Updates

New Memorial Union Updates

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

March 26, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

With 2,439 students voting yes on Nov. 20, 2018 for a new Memorial Union, it is time for construction. As the construction date creeps closer and closer, many questions arise about updates on the changes that are going to be happening soon. With big changes occurring, calls for important approvals f...

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