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New Lawsuit Against Trump Admin

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 8, 2019

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a new lawsuit against the Trump Administration, this time focusing on defending the families separated by President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy. The lawsuit alleges that family separations have caused mental trauma to children affected by ...

Taking a trip to Box City

Cortnie Cotrell, News Writer

October 2, 2019

“Box City is more than raising money for the homeless,” Maddie Pullen, UND Newman Center lead service chair, said. “Spending one night in solidarity, sleeping in a cardboard box gives a new perspective on what really matters in life.” The first annual Box City event was held at the Newman Center on...

The Importance of Being Healthy

The Importance of Being Healthy

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

October 1, 2019

Last week was Healthy Campus Week at UND.  From Sept. 23-29 the Wellness Center was offering a free week pass for whoever came in with the free membership pass. This allowed individuals to discover classes, different areas of the Wellness Center and get a workout in free of charge.  Wilkerson Dining...

National Recovery Month

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

October 1, 2019

Every September, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration sponsors Recovery Month to spread awareness and understanding of mental and substance use disorders and celebrate the people who have recovered. Substance abuse is a serious and real thing. In the first quarter of 2018, the S...

New Impeachment Inquiry into President Trump

New Impeachment Inquiry into President Trump

Staff Writer, Staff Writer

October 1, 2019

On Sept. 24, 2019, the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi initiated an inquiry into the impeachment of Donald Trump. This is the second formal attempt by House Democrats to impeach President Trump. The first attempt, championed by Reps Al Green and Brad Sherman in 2016, failed by a majority vote in th...

Room to Grow

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 24, 2019

The University of North Dakota women’s volleyball team hosted three teams this past weekend for a home tournament, the UND Classic. UND finished up right behind the University of Akron who took home first place. UND took down Eastern Washington University on Thursday night but were unable to come away...

Greek Life at UND

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

September 24, 2019

Last week was rush week at UND! The University has been providing a Greek Life community for individuals interested in fraternities and sororities for more than 100 years. Before Rush Week began, there was a Greek Expo on Sunday, Sept. 8 at Wilkerson where individuals were allowed the chance to meet...

Presidential Search

Presidential Search

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

September 24, 2019

With former president Mark Kennedy’s recent depart from UND, the hunt for a new president is underway. The new search committee, made up of 11 scholarly people, are currently reviewing applicants for the next president of UND.  After the UND Presidential Search Committee began their search for a new pre...

Refinery Bombing

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

September 24, 2019

Drones and their capabilities have been demonstrated throughout the years, helping or hurting communities. The destructive force of drones is often the one being spoken about in news cycles.    A recent drone bombing on Saudi Arabia’s largest refinery, Abqaiq Oil Refinery, has sent oil p...

Trump Admin to Ban Flavoured Vape Products

Trump Admin to Ban Flavoured Vape Products

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

September 17, 2019

On Wednesday, Sept. 11, the Trump administration announced an effort to ban all flavored nicotine e-cigarettes. Alex Azar, the Health and Human Services Secretary for the Trump administration, made the announcement along with the Food and Drug Administration Acting Commissioner Norman Sharpless. They were als...

Circle of Friends Renovations

Circle of Friends Renovations

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

September 17, 2019

With over 2,400 pets coming through Circle of Friends last year and even more this year already, the Grand Forks Humane Society is anxiously looking forward to their new renovations and facility updates. Circle of Friends will soon be anticipating a new cat room with family-friendly furniture. Wi...

Chester Fritz Library Update

Chester Fritz Library Update

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

September 17, 2019

On Sept. 12, Stephanie Walker, Dean of Libraries and Information Resources described the future plans for the Chester Fritz Library.   “The planning started in 2015,” Walker said, “we had a couple of options. One option was to have a full renovation, but we would have had to do quite a bit...

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