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Relaxation of Mask Mandate on Campus

Relaxation of Mask Mandate on Campus

Dominique Menard, News Editor March 7, 2022

COVID-19 cases across UND campus, Grand Forks County, North Dakota, and across the nation are on a downward trend. The CDC states that 90% of the U.S. population lives within an area with low to medium...

From UND Student Body President to Grand Forks City Council?

From UND Student Body President to Grand Forks City Council?

Dominique Menard, News Editor February 28, 2022

Former UND Student Body President Matthew Ternus has recently announced his candidacy for Grand Forks City Council. Ternus was student body president for UND during the 2020-2021 school year.   What...

UND’s New Strategic Plan is Set to Launch in 2023

UND’s New Strategic Plan is Set to Launch in 2023

Kelsie Hildebrand, General Reporter February 28, 2022

On Thursday February 17th, President Armacost launched UND’s new strategic plan at the open house in the Memorial Union and is moving forward with the following steps for said plan. “Development of...

The Safety of Grand Forks and its Crime Rates

The Safety of Grand Forks and its Crime Rates

Kelsie Hildebrand, General Reporter February 21, 2022

Grand Forks, North Dakota is certainly a college town, but is Grand Forks a safe town?   According to Crime Grade is rated an overall B, but as it states as fact, a crime occurs on average every 7...

Fufeng Group Seeks to Build a Corn-Milling Facility in Grand Forks

Fufeng Group Seeks to Build a Corn-Milling Facility in Grand Forks

Kelsie Hildebrand, General Reporter February 21, 2022

The Fufeng Group, located in mainland China, is a global-leader in bio-fermentation and manufacturing products that serve animal nutrition, food & beverage, pharmaceutical, health and wellness, oil...

Mental Health Services at UND and in the Grand Forks Community 

Mental Health Services at UND and in the Grand Forks Community 

Dominique Menard, News Editor February 21, 2022

According to the CDC, 1 in 5 Americans will experience a mental illness within a given year; 1 in 25 Americans currently live with a serious mental illness (such as bipolar disorder, major depression,...

Grand Forks Airport Ranked 12th for Busiest Airport in the U.S.

Grand Forks Airport Ranked 12th for Busiest Airport in the U.S.

Dominique Menard, New Editor February 14, 2022

The 2021 list of the United States busiest airports has been released for the 2021 year. Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) has ranked as 12th busiest airport in the nation for 2021 in terms of airport...

Giving Hearts Day

Giving Hearts Day

Dominique Menard, News Editor February 7, 2022

Giving Hearts Day is the region's premier 24-hour giving event. It will be celebrated on UND’s campus on February 10th. The UND Alumni Association & Foundation and partner organization, Dakota Medical...

Dangerous Intersections in Grand Forks 

Dangerous Intersections in Grand Forks 

Dominique Menard, News Editor January 31, 2022

The North Dakota Department of Transportation has recently come out with a list of the fifty most dangerous intersections within the state. Although this list has just been released, this data represents...

Gender Inclusion Policy

Gender Inclusion Policy

Dominique Menard, News Editor January 31, 2022

Over the last several weeks, there have been ongoing conversations about UND’s proposed Gender Inclusion Policy. There have been continuing arguments on both sides about whether this policy should be...

COVID-19 Updates and Resources to Utilize on Campus

COVID-19 Updates and Resources to Utilize on Campus

Dominique Menard, News Editor January 24, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic is pushing on two years, with infection rates still climbing with the introduction of new variants. The University of North Dakota is following new CDC and NDDOH guidelines for...

UND’s Campus Cuisine’s

UND’s Campus Cuisine’s

Kelsie Hildebrand, General Reporter January 13, 2022

The University of North Dakota has several cuisine options for its students in two different locations on campus where students can use their dining dollars from their meal plans or other payment options....

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