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UND Writers Conference: “Class and Place”

UND Writers Conference: “Class and Place”

Destiny Garcia, News Writer

October 19, 2020

On Thursday, October 15, 2020, the University of North Dakota held yet another meeting for writers to meet and discuss their art and how their work has been affected and how their work affects others. This conferences panelist consisted of Roy G. Guzman, Laila Lalami, Dwayne Betts, along with ...

Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night

Kate Willett, News Writer

October 19, 2020

This Tuesday, October 20, the English Department at the University of North Dakota is hosting an Open Mic Night on Zoom from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. This event is open to the entire campus community, and pre-registration is encouraged. Participants are welcome to share short readings or performances of poetry, fi...

Upcoming Women’s March

Upcoming Women’s March

Kate Willett, News Writer

October 12, 2020

On October 17, 2020, the Dakota Coalition of Grand Forks North Dakota will be hosting a Women’s March starting at the Flood Memorial Monument at 1 p.m. Masks are required, and the dress code is black, pink, or multicolored rainbow attire, in solidarity for BLM, the LGBTQ+ community, and the f...

Scholarships, Loans, Grants, and FAFSA

Scholarships, Loans, Grants, and FAFSA

Destiny Garcia, News Writer

October 5, 2020

The University of North Dakota offers many different scholarships for its students. The criteria for scholarships vary from race, grades, major, or even ROTC affiliation. Students can also find plenty need-based scholarships through the university. Some of the requirements for these sc...

Coming Out Day Celebration!

Coming Out Day Celebration!

Kate Willett, News Writer

October 5, 2020

On October 7, from 1-3p.m., the Student Diversity and Inclusion Center is holding a celebration for National Coming Out Day, which is Sunday, October 11. Coming out is a huge part of the LGBTQ+ community, and when asked why coming out is so important, Mr. Jeff Gibson, Assistant Director of Student Diver...

Rebels Roast

Rebels Roast

Brianna Mayhair, News Editor

September 28, 2020

Love coffee and want to support a good cause? Check out Rebels Roast! Founded by a current student at the University of North Dakota (UND), Sean Dolan, Rebels Roast donates 20 percent of their profits to support homeless LGBTQ+ Youth. Rebels Roast wants to provide counseling, shelter or a bed in a safe place fo...

Intersectionality Workshop Series

Intersectionality Workshop Series

Kate Willett, News Writer

September 28, 2020

The Student Diversity and Inclusion Center is hosting a multiple-session workshop series on intersectionality, which is “the theory that the overlap of various social identities, as race, gender, sexuality, and class, contributes to the specific type of systemic oppression and discrimination experien...

UND Writers Conference: Jenny Zhang reading

UND Writers Conference: Jenny Zhang reading

Destiny Garcia, News Writer

September 28, 2020

On Thursday, Sept. 24, The University of North Dakota held another UND’s Writers Conference. During this conference Ms. Zhang read from her debut story collection, Sour Heart, which tells the experience of adolescence through the eyes of young Chinese American girls growing up in New York City. Sour H...

UND Writers Conference Panel: “Class and Art”

UND Writers Conference Panel:

Destiny Garcia, Opinion Writers

September 21, 2020

On Thursday, September 17,  UND held the 51st annual UND Writers Conference. The conference was hosted by Patrick T. Henry with speakers Jenny Zhang, Rich Tsong-Taatarii, Roy G. Guzman, and Matt Young. In the conference, the panel discussed their different types of art and what it meant to t...

Mindfulness Practices Now

Mindfulness Practices Now

Kate Willett, News Writer

September 21, 2020

Starting this Tuesday, September 22, the University Counseling Center is holding a Mindfulness Practices Now Workshop. When asked what this event is about, Dr. Lora Sloan, Lead Psychologist at the University Counseling Center, said, “Mindfulness Practices Now is a weekly drop-in Zoom event that started in Se...

The Wellness Center and Covid-19

The Wellness Center and Covid-19

Brianna Mayhair, News Editor

September 14, 2020

Class is in session and homework is piling up, so take a break from studying and go to the Wellness Center for some exercise!  Through an email on Sept. 3, Christopher Suriano, Director of Wellness & Health Promotion at the Wellness Center at the University of North Dakota (UND) exp...

Groups and Workshops at UND

Groups and Workshops at UND

Destiny Garcia, News Writer

September 14, 2020

The University of North Dakota and its students have a variety of groups and workshops to choose from. Some examples of these are support groups are Qmmunity and Black Voices. Qmmunity is a weekly discussion group for LGBTQIA students to connect, share, and explore personal experiences. We ask that attend...

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