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Winter Dangers

Winter Dangers

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

January 28, 2020

It may be Spring semester, but Winter is still in full swing. North Dakota is known for its long winters with low temperatures and large quantities of snow, so what are some things people should know to survive the harsh weather? Understanding common weather vocabulary is one-way individuals can prepare for the w...

The Emerging Coronavirus

The Emerging Coronavirus

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

January 28, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the government of China shut down all transportation to and from Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, and several other cities in order to defend against a new foe. A coronavirus has emerged from a market in China, some say from eating snake, others say from eating bats. Coronaviruses,...

PAWS for Mental Health

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

December 10, 2019

Finals getting you down, stressed out from all that studying and appreciate dogs? Then the Wellness Center at the University of North Dakota has got your back! On Wednesday, December 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Wellness Center is hosting their De-Stress Fest. Come pet some fluffy therapy dogs wh...

Armacost Named President

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

December 10, 2019

On Dec. 3., the University of North Dakota and the State Board of Higher Learning wrapped up their months-long search for the new president. Dr. Andrew Armacost has been named the 13th president of UND and will likely begin on or after June 1, 2020. The Presidential Search Committee had its first meetin...

Thanksgiving Snowstorm

Thanksgiving Snowstorm

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

December 10, 2019

Over Thanksgiving break, a snowstorm hit North Dakota that forced portions of Interstate 94 and Interstate 29 to be closed. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said they had helped at least 50 stranded vehicles. Eight inches of the snowstorm fell on Grand Forks. This left a lot of work for the city of Grand For...

Change in seasons, change in mental health

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

December 1, 2019

As winter settles in quickly in Grand Forks, with leaves hitting the ground and snow covering them, Seasonal Affective Disorder is coming in full swing as well. Seasonal Affective Disorder, better known as seasonal depression, is a form of depression that comes and goes with the seasons. This disorder...

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

December 1, 2019

The University of North Dakota held community forums for the six candidates for the UND presidency, now only three candidates remain. The three finalists for the position are Dr. Andrew Armacost, Dr. Laurie Nichols and Dr. David Rosowsky. With a wide array of states being represented in the president se...

Studying Abroad – Learning from across the pond

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

November 19, 2019

If you are looking to learn about different cultures, November is full of cultural and international activities! The Filipino American Student Organization held their Filipino Culture Night in the Chester Fritz Auditorium at the University of North Dakota on Nov. 12. Attendees were able to experience a slice...

Recovery Reinvented

Recovery Reinvented

Madison Feltman, Editor-In-Chief

November 19, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, North Dakota’s First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum hosted her annual Recovery Reinvented event alongside North Dakota’s Governor Doug Burgum. Recovery Reinvented has been the First Lady’s main initiative whilst standing beside her husband. She has taken it upon herself to su...

Veteran’s Day – Honoring those who have served

Veteran’s Day – Honoring those who have served

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

November 19, 2019

Veteran’s Day, for some, is a national holiday that merely means a day off from school or work, but for many, it holds a much deeper meaning than a day off. Veteran’s Day is a time for us all to pay our respects to those who are serving and who have previously served. For one day, we stand united as...

ISIS Leader Killed

ISIS Leader Killed

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

November 5, 2019

During the night on Oct. 26, the United States successfully took down the leader and founder of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. A planned raid throughout the night in northwest Syria targeted a compound occupied by Baghdadi. President Trump held a conference in the Diplomatic Reception Room m...

Presidential Candidates

Presidential Candidates

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

November 5, 2019

Starting Nov. 12, candidates for the University of North Dakota’s presidency will be on campus to meet with students, faculty and the Presidential Search Committee. Public Forums will happen on the second day of the candidate’s visit from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., locations unclear at this time. These mee...

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