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2020 Census – Do Your Part

2020 Census - Do Your Part

Madison Feltman, Editor-In-Chief

March 3, 2020

Every 10 years the United States Government gathers population information on the country through the Census. As 2020 has gotten off to a quick start, the U.S. Census Bureau is working hard to recruit Census Takers to ensure that each and every citizen is accounted for.    The importance of the Census is extremely un...

An Interview with Armacost

An Interview with Armacost

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

March 3, 2020

“I'm just a curious person who wants to know what's going on in the lives of students.” Incoming president Dr. Andrew Armacost was in Grand Forks and had been meeting with faculty, students and community members during his four-month transition period. These meetings will be an insight int...

Caucuses and Primaries

Caucuses and Primaries

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 26, 2020

The state of South Carolina is next up to hold its primary for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.    A polling website, 270towin.com, has projected Joe Biden to win the state, but Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders have been upsetting the polls with their recent victories in early pri...

Wi-Fi updates at UND

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

February 25, 2020

Recently, the University of North Dakota had an update with its Wi-Fi networks, which has some asking why the change? Madhavi Marasinghe, chief information officer (CIO) here at UND explained in detail all the changes and why it was time for an update through an email. Before the new networks can...

State of the Union

State of the Union

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 4., President Donald Trump delivered his third State of the Union address shortly after the acquittal from the Senate. Highlighting the achievements of the past year, President Trump also spoke about numerous guests and their stories. Several freshman representatives did not attend the State of the...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 14, 2020

Last week the official death toll for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) officially surpassed the 2003 SARS outbreak. The number of infected is more than 37,000 as of Sunday and the death toll has reached over 800 with two deaths outside of China. The first death outside of China was reported in the Ph...

Scholarships at UND

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

February 12, 2020

Student debt isn’t something new or unheard of when attending a college or university, but there are some ways individuals can help tackle their debt. The average student loan debt as of 2019 is $31,172 but varies depending on major and length of time in school. Students wanting an estimate on their...

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 4, 2020

On Saturday, Massachusetts became the 8th state in the United States affected by the coronavirus. In addition to the newly confirmed case in the U.S., the first death due to the coronavirus outside of China was confirmed in the Philippines on Sunday. UND and multiple other universities have suspended al...

Career Expo

Career Expo

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

February 4, 2020

On Tuesday, February 4, the Spring 2020 Career Expo will be taking place at the Alerus Center from 12-4 p.m. allowing undergraduates and graduates from UND from across all fields of study as well as UND alumni the opportunity to talk to numerous employers to create possible contacts in your field of study...

State of the State Address

State of the State Address

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 4, 2020

On Jan. 29, the Governor of North Dakota, Doug Burgum, delivered his 2020 State of the State address at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Governor Burgum started his speech by thanking the legislative branch of North Dakota and tribal leaders from around the state for their continued determination for the...

Reflecting on the Year

Reflecting on the Year

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

February 3, 2020

Taking a look back at the 2018-2019 school year and comparing it to fall 2019 semester is interesting, especially when predicting for what the future holds for UND and the student enrollment rates.  Diving into the statistics, Fall semester 2018 had 13,847 students, whereas the fall semester 2019...

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...

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