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The Infamous return of the girl scout cookies

The Infamous return of the girl scout cookies

Madison Feltman, News Editor

February 26, 2019

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us once again, as Girl Scout Cookie season is officially underway. Between the months of January and April the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world takes place all thanks to the Girl Scout Cookie Program. The mission of the program is not only to pr...

French Taste on Campus and In the Community

French Taste on Campus and In the Community

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

February 26, 2019

On Valentine’s Day this year, the students of the University of North Dakota got a special treat, a taste of France would be available in the Memorial Union for students to enjoy. Warren Sai, a junior studying marketing opened his own business, specializing in crêpes, a French taste that is not comm...

Is Valentine’s Day Breaking Your Bank?

Is Valentine’s Day Breaking Your Bank?

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

February 13, 2019

Valentine’s Day, a holiday that has been celebrated for centuries that expresses the love and affection that one has for another. Whether it is candy or cards,  jewelry or roses, the real question is, how much are Americans spending annually on this holiday of romance? Can college students even affor...

How Successful Will Your Match be This Valentine’s Day?

How Successful Will Your Match be This Valentine’s Day?

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

February 13, 2019

In a recent study completed by WalletHub, North Dakota is one of the worst states to be single in, placed 48 out of 50, 50 being the worst. The only states worse to be single in are Arkansas and West Virginia, respectively. The study had three different areas of focus that led to their findings; dat...

Goodbye Sweethearts

Goodbye Sweethearts

Madison Feltman, News Editor

February 12, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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