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Picture this

September 19, 2013


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As part of Exceptional UND, the university is hosting a campus-wide photo contest this month. The photo contest, which is sponsored in part by The Dakota Student and the UND Bookstore, encourages all staff and students to enter photos they feel prove that UND is exceptional. Photos are due Wednesday...

Campus Briefs

Dakota Student Staff

September 19, 2013


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UND alumnus namded Great Plains Super Lawyers Rising Star Great Plains Super Lawyers  named Charles G. DeMakis as a “Great Plains Super Lawyers Rising Star”. According to their website, “Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have atta...

Two fraternities face ‘dry’ spell

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 16, 2013


Filed under Jaye Millspaugh, News, Showcase

Phi Delta Theta fraternity house, which will be recruiting again this October after a year and a half suspension from campus. Photo by Caitlin Duggan. It is a common stereotype that fraternity houses are always full of alcohol. However, two of the houses on UND’s campus are now required to be dr...

Schools face off on field

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

September 16, 2013


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UND Law School Students play a friendly game of flag football against UND Medical School students in the annual Malpractice Bowl. Photo by Caitlin Duggan. Friday brought the perfect weather for the annual Malpractice Bowl, a flag football game between UND’s medical school and law school student,...

Safe Ride costs going up

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

September 16, 2013


Filed under Keisuke Yoshimura, Megan Hoffman, News

Averi Haugesag (left) and Kyle Thorson (center) at Student Senate. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. UND Student Senate passed a bill Sunday that will impact students using the Student Safe Ride Program. The Student Safe Ride Program allows UND students to receive a ride within the greater Grand Forks co...

Campus Briefs

Dakota Student Staff

September 16, 2013


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“Road to Little Rock” Premiere The “Road to Little Rock” documentary is scheduled to premiere Sept. 23. There will be a showing at 7 p.m in the Chester Fritz auditorium. The film, directed by Art Phillips, tells the story of Judge Ronald Davies, a UND alumnus. Davies was involved in t...

UND prepares for ‘Exceptional’ re-accreditation

Carrie Sandstrom, Editor-in-Chief

September 12, 2013


Filed under News, Showcase

One hundred years after UND’s initial accreditation, the school is celebrating what University officials have described as “nothing cooler ever in the history of North Dakota.” A steady stream of students, faculty and staff made their way  Tuesday afternoon into the Memorial Union Ballroom...

Tensions rise over procedures

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 12, 2013


Filed under Jaye Millspaugh, News

UND is holding hearings to determine whether or not one French professor will be returning next fall. Hired in 2008, assistant French professor Sarah Mosher has found herself the subject of a hearing that started on Sept. 5, according to Faculty Rights Committee chair Doug Munski; the procedures had...

Aviation reaches new heights

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

September 12, 2013


Filed under Megan Hoffman, News

Pilots graduating from the UND Aviation Program will be eligible to fly with any public airline with less flight hours than required by a new Federal Aviation Administration law because of an exemption that UND was granted last month. Aug. 1, a law went into effect requiring all pilots to have an...

Law School expansion planned

Staff Report

September 12, 2013


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The UND School of Law has been tight for space for a while now, which has made it difficult for faculty to deal with the constant rise in enrollment of the law school. As the only law school in the state, the school has been at maximum capacity in recent years. This means qualified potential students...

UND breaks ground on athletic facility

Carrie Sandstrom, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2013


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With the partially torn down Old Ralph Englestad Arena in the background, members of the Grand Forks and UND community broke ground Thursday on the new UND Athletics High Performance Center. New space, same place The new performance center, which represents a $13 million initiative, will go whe...

Senate kicks off year

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 9, 2013


Filed under Jaye Millspaugh, News

Student senators received a sweet introduction from a university vice president during their first meeting of the school year. Vice President for Student Affairs Lori Reesor handed each senator one of her signature Reese’s peanut butter cups. “I always use Reese’s peanut butter cups as a...

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