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Goodbye Sweethearts

Goodbye Sweethearts

Madison Feltman, News Editor

February 13, 2019


Filed under Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, Special Edition, Valentine's Day

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, stores have their shelves filled to the brim with festive candy. One popular hate-to-love or love-to-hate candy has not made its way to shelves this 2019 Valentine’s Day season, Sweethearts Conversation Hearts. This will mark the first Valentine’s Day wit...

Students Have a Voice

Students Have a Voice

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

February 5, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

A recent survey has been sent out to the student body via email here at the University of North Dakota, regarding some possible additions and changes in amenities for next year and years to come. After the proposal for the new Memorial Union was voted on and passed, private developers recognized this move...

Cold weather care

Cold weather care

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

January 29, 2019


Filed under Allyson Bento, News, North Dakota, Showcase

During the summer months when temperatures hit blistering highs, there is often daily reminders about keeping your pets cool and the dangers of leaving them alone in vehicles, but what about when temperatures dip to deadly lows? Pet owners find themselves bundling up or staying in but often forget ...

Housing Changes

Housing Changes

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, News, Showcase, UND

Update Feb. 1, 2019: This story published Jan. 29, 2019 previously stated that Mcvey hall and West hall would be torn down this coming fall semester but it has not been decided that these buildings will be torn down. The university is currently looking into alternative uses for these structures. As o...

Scan and Vote

Scan and Vote

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

January 29, 2019


Filed under Grand forks, News, Politics, Showcase, Theresa Hanley, UND, Vote

The North Dakota State legislature has been busy this session discussing changes to the Century Code. One of the bills that would change the Century Code if passed, is an addition to what an eligible voter identification card is for college students. In a state that has one of the largest voter turnou...

Dissecting the Dean search

Madison Feltman, News Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, UND, View Print Paper

With a new year comes new changes, UND has seen quite a few changes around here within the last few months particularly within several departmental positions amongst a range of departments. The first major change was marked by the announcement that Kathryn Rand, dean of the UND School of Law, wou...

Government Stalement

Government Stalement

Madison Feltman, News Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under #dakotastudent, Madison Feltman, News, Politics, Showcase

The country has found itself just short of chaos as a government shutdown has turned from a matter of days to now weeks and quite possibly months. The longest ever U.S. Government shutdown began at midnight on Dec 22. President Donald Trump and U.S. lawmakers have remained in the deadlocked stando...

Plans for building renovations

Plans for building renovations

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Sasha Leibold, Showcase, UND, UND Student Gov

On November 20, 2018 UND students will have the opportunity to vote yes or no on a fee to build a new Memorial Union. If students vote yes, an amount of $14 per credit would increase by two percent each year and be paid by enrolled students at the beginning of the spring semester of 2020 through the fa...

Higher Education Board Changes

Higher Education Board Changes

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, ND, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Last November, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order that led to the creation of a task force comprised of himself and 14 members which he appointed. The task force was formed to evaluate the governance structure for North Dakota’s higher education system to determine if opportun...

A new partnership takes off

A new partnership takes off

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Grand forks, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, UND, UND Aviation

As the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences celebrates 50 years of excellence, they also celebrate a new partnership with Sun Country Airlines. The partnership marks the beginning of a new program offered to commercial aviation students, known as the Sun Country Bridge Program. The program ent...

Go Vote!

Madison Feltman, News Editor

October 30, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, Student Life, Vote

Driving throughout Grand Forks you will stumble upon political signs scattered throughout front lawns, with names such as Heidi Heitkamp and Kevin Cramer displayed. There is a short week until election day and the race continues. Heitkamp and Cramer are fighting for an open spot in the North Dakota S...

Attention: College Burnouts

Attention: College Burnouts

Madison Feltman, News Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

According to the University of North Dakota’s Spring 2018 American College Health Association National College Health Assessment II, stress and anxiety are the number one and two impediments to students academic success. This was defined as receiving a lower grade on an exam, or an important pro...

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