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UND Writing Center

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

October 15, 2019

It’s mid-term season, meaning that students will be working on long essays that are nearing their due dates.  Have no fear, the UND Writing Center is here to help! The UND Writing Center provides several different services to help students become better writers through practice and strengthening revi...

Trump Rally in Minnesota

Trump Rally in Minnesota

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 15, 2019

On Oct. 10, President Trump held a rally in Minneapolis, Minn., in an effort to “turn the state red.” In his opening statement, he declares, “We are going to win this state.” Trump lost Minnesota by a narrow margin in 2016, but he hopes this election will be different. His supporters flocked to Minne...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

October 15, 2019

For more than 30 years and counting, October has been the designated month for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thankfully, death rates from this horrible disease have vastly reduced over time because of the increase in the amount of awareness that has led to more screening and improved treatment options,...

100th Anniversary of ROTC at UND

100th Anniversary of ROTC at UND

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

October 15, 2019

Once a UND industrial engineering student in 1996, now UND’s professor of military science, Lieutenant Colonel Murphy is incredibly honored to be celebrating with UND’s Army ROTC’s 100th year anniversary on campus.  When Lieutenant Murphy was enrolled at UND back in 1991-1996 and was activel...

Taking a Deeper Look at UND Clubs

Taking a Deeper Look at UND Clubs

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

October 14, 2019

Here at UND, students are encouraged to join a club or an organization to enhance their college experience. With more than 250 different clubs and organizations to choose from and an option to start a new club, there is a place for everyone! There’s a club for gamers, sports fans, athletes and so ma...

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...

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