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Joe Black’s: A Cinderella Story

Joe Black’s: A Cinderella Story

Madison Feltman, News Editor

April 9, 2019

‘Barch’ Madness: The search for America’s Best College Bar all began with a simple tweet and has taken the nation by storm. Barstool UND began the race by asking supporters to choose ‘the greatest bar in Grand Forks.’ A poll was released which allowed Twitter users to vote for which bar the...

UND’s ‘so called’ dry campus

UND’s ‘so called’ dry campus

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 2, 2019

“UND is a dry campus with a very leaky roof,”  UND student said. Although UND claims to be a dry campus, it seems to be a reoccurring topic whether we are or not. The university does require all incoming students to complete an online module about alcohol usage and the effects it has on differe...

Greater Grand Forks Prepares for Flooding

Greater Grand Forks Prepares for Flooding

Madison Feltman, News Editor

April 2, 2019

As the harsh winter subsides into spring, temperatures begin to rise in Grand Forks so does the risk of flooding the Red River Valley. Over the course of the winter the valley received more 70 inches in most areas. The drastic amount of snow has led to the latest predictions that there is a 95 percent chan...

Anticipating Spring Fever

Anticipating Spring Fever

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 2, 2019

On March 20, 2019 Student Government passed a bill titled: SPRING Fever Entertainment, Services, and Transportation. An event that is being sponsored by UND Student Government to take place on May 3, 2019. This event will take place at the Alerus parking lot and is currently being planned to be an all-day ...

Student Senate Race Continues

Student Senate Race Continues

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

March 26, 2019

On March 4, another duo announced their intention to run for Student Body President and Vice President in this upcoming Student Government election. Taylor Schaubert and Torie Danielson have decided to put their name on the ballot. Taylor Schaubert is from Bismarck North Dakota and is a junior at UND studyin...

Re-establishing Former UND Program

Re-establishing Former UND Program

Madison Feltman, News Editor

March 26, 2019

On Tuesday, March 12 the University of North Dakota alongside Sen. John Hoeven, R-N-D. announced the reestablishment of the U.S. Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps Flight Training Program. The announcement also marked the beginning of a new partnership between UND and U.S. Army Cadet Command. Un...

New Memorial Union Updates

New Memorial Union Updates

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

March 26, 2019

With 2,439 students voting yes on Nov. 20, 2018 for a new Memorial Union, it is time for construction. As the construction date creeps closer and closer, many questions arise about updates on the changes that are going to be happening soon. With big changes occurring, calls for important approvals f...

Student Senate Race Begins

Student Senate Race Begins

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

March 5, 2019

It seems like not too long ago, student body elections were happening on a chilly spring day. They are back, and two students have already announced their candidacy. Sophomores, Gracie Lian and Matthew Ternus are taking the journey to run as student body president and vice president, respectively. ...

Pranksters Put on a Show

Pranksters Put on a Show

Madison Feltman, News Editor

March 5, 2019

On Monday Feb. 25, Barstool UND gained a lot of attention as they tweeted images of what appeared to be a hack on the UND website. The post stated that ‘UND.edu has been compromised and now the secrets about all of our majors.’ Many students were easily fooled by what later would be found out to be ...

Paint Party

Paint Party

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

March 5, 2019

Creativity was introduced to a blank canvas during a guided paint night in East Grand Forks, MN.   Up North Pizza, which is past the bridge in Downtown, holds these events held by Creatively Uncorked which usually take place about once a month. Creatively Uncorked is a company based in Fa...

Two-Time Professor of the year

Two-Time Professor of the year

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

March 5, 2019

Thursday Feb. 28, 2019, sociology teacher, Frank White, was presented the Professor of the Year award for the second time within his 31 years of teaching at UND. “To be the recipient of this award is extremely humbling,” White said. “I think it is really assuring that young students nominate an...

Revamping the communication curriculum

Revamping the communication curriculum

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

February 26, 2019

The Communications Department has lost one third of its students over the last three years, and because of that, the department has been seeking important revamping of the curriculum in hopes to give students at the University of North Dakota many fresh, new opportunities. “We see communication maj...

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