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City Council mulls law

Carrie Sandstrom, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2013


Filed under News

Monday, UND students and staff joined other members of the community in weighing in on a law proposed by Grand Forks City Council to create an ordinance banning housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in the city. More than 40 people gathered to hear and speak on...

Exhibit marks 50 years since JFK visit

Exhibit marks 50 years since JFK visit

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 27, 2013


Filed under Jaye Millspaugh, News, Showcase

Part of the JFK exhibition located in the Chester Fritz Library commemorating the 50th year since JFK visited the UND campus. Photo by Caitlin Duggan. It was 50 years ago on Wednesday, Sept. 25, when former U.S. President John F. Kennedy spoke to a starstruck crowd of more than 20,000 people a...

Print system changes

Print system changes

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

September 27, 2013


Filed under Keisuke Yoshimura, News

Students will soon have more ways to print on campus, including, most likely, the option to add funds to printing accounts online. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. This fall, students will have new ways to print and how to pay for additional printing on campus. The only option for students to accumula...

New interim NDUS head named

Staff Report

September 27, 2013


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On Wednesday, Larry Skogen was named the interim Chancellor of the North Dakota University System by the State Board of Higher Education. The Board of Higher Education voted five to three for Skogen over former state commerce commissioner Shane Goettle. Skogen will take office before Nov. 1 and...

Writers Conference faces cuts

Writers Conference faces cuts

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 23, 2013


Filed under Jaye Millspaugh, Keisuke Yoshimura, News, Showcase

Two-time Oscar nominee and Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner speaks at last year’s writers conference. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. Despite its popularity in the community, UND staff members are struggling to come up with funding for the annual writers conference. UND’s English Department has alre...

Senate hears event proposals

Senate hears event proposals

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013


Filed under Keisuke Yoshimura, Megan Hoffman, News, Showcase

Landon Bahl (center) gives a presentation to Student Senate about the "Be Somebody" event coming to UND in November. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. UND student Landon Bahl presented a proposal Sunday night to Student Senate that he said could help put UND on the map. Bahl’s proposal included an event...

Fall recruitment wraps up

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

September 23, 2013


Filed under Keisuke Yoshimura, News

Girls who recently received their bids at the bid day celebrations finding their house. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura After a busy week, fraternities and sororities on campus are welcoming new members to the  UND Greek community. Over the course of the last week, fraternity and sorority recruitment occurred...

Committee decides site for new medical school

Staff Report

September 23, 2013


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In recent months, a UND committee decided on the location for the new Medical School building. An 8.25 acre plot of land on the southwest corner of the intersection of North Columbia Road and Gateway Drive has been chosen as the future location for the new home of the UND Medicine and Health Sciences...

Campus Briefs

Dakota Student Staff

September 23, 2013


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World War 2 veteran’s letters Rosanne Bliss, niece of Grand Forks native and WWII veteran Vernon Ellingson, will be giving a presentation on the history of her uncle and his service during the war. Bliss, her sister and her brother-in-law wrote a book called “My Way Through World War II: L...

Greeks initiate recruitment

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

September 19, 2013


Filed under Keisuke Yoshimura, News, Showcase

Sigma Chi members and potential pledges play soccer during recruitment week. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. This week, hundreds of UND students will be attending fraternity and sorority recruitment events that are either underway or soon to begin. Fraternity recruitment began Monday and ends this wee...

Department bikes for cause

Department bikes for cause

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 19, 2013


Filed under Jaye Millspaugh, News

A board used by the geology department to keep track of its miles ridden on bikes, using stickers of a dinosaur on a bike. Photo by Jaye Millspaugh. The UND Geology Department is encouraging eco-friendly behavior with the image of a dinosaur riding a bike. The Harold Hamm School of Geology and Geol...

Meeting educates on oil

Meeting educates on oil

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

September 19, 2013


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Students looking around the NDPC at the Alerus center, an annual meeting to inform the public about the oil industry in North Dakota. Photo by Megan Hoffman. North Dakota has one of the most profitable economies in the U.S. thanks to the Bakken oil fields — something many people in the eastern ...

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