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Bridge reopens

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014

Repairs on the Campus Road Bridge on the south side of campus were completed at the end of the fall semester. Chester Beltowski, The Dakota Student. Crossing campus will be much easier for students, faculty and staff now that Campus Road Bridge is re-opened after detouring drivers for almost two ...

Student files open records request

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014

For the first time this school year, an open records request — a request to view public records such as minutes, files and accounts — was issued to UND Student Government. The request was made in the beginning of November by an anonymous student on behalf of several students. The request was...

Winter rages at UND

January 17, 2014

Cold weather and blustering winds continue as students return to UND for the spring semester. Over winter break, the Red River Valley was hit by Blizzard Anita, which featured a wind chill of 31 degrees below zero and gusting winds up to 40 mph. Chester Beltowski, The Dakota Student.

UND offers new scholarship for 2014

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer

January 17, 2014

UND will offer a new $6,000 academic scholarship for the Fall 2014 semester. The scholarship will be available to freshmen students that are accepted to the university by March 1. The new scholarship, which was made official on Nov. 1, is expected to bring more students to UND. “This is our...

UND athletics faces a Hardee reality

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

Former UND volleyball coach Ashley Hardee addresses the crowd at the Betty Englestad Sioux Center before a game against Southern Utah. Hardee recently resigned from his post after an alleged hit-and-run accident in Portland. File photo.  UND head volleyball coach, William ‘Ashley’ Hardee, resigned ...

Admission standards discussed

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

December 9, 2013

New and returning students gather during Welcome Weekend to watch a hypnotist at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.  Admissions standards for incoming students could increase as early as next year. File photo. Admissions standards for incoming college freshmen in North Dakota will be getting stricter...

Senate adds bus route

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

Senators meet for the last time this semester to finish discussing the budget. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. In the final meeting before the end of the semester,  UND Student Senate passed several new bills. One bill, written during the meeting, gave $40,000 to the university...

UND student named Miss Grand Forks

Emmy Erbes, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013

Abby Mattson was recently named Miss Grand Forks. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. Determined, talented and joyful are a few words people have used to describe Abby Mattson — a UND sophomore who recently won the title of Miss Grand Forks. The pageant took place at the Empire Art...

Tips for surviving finals week

December 9, 2013

Plan it out — A study schedule can make a big difference in reducing stress by allowing one to track how much time they’ve put into a particular subject, and how much more they need. Get some sleep — Research shows that teens and young adults need around nine hours of sleep each night in order...

Residence halls to sober up

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013

Source: UND Student Health and Wellness Highlights 2012 Changes in university protocol regarding alcohol in the residence halls and campus apartments mean students will now see the University Police Department handle these issues instead of resident assistants. The protocol change came from a j...

Renovations discussed

Larry Philbin, News Editor

December 5, 2013

SHW representative Craig Necci (left) and Todd Mitzel (right) from ICON Architectural Group present at the town hall meeting addressing the renovation and expansion of the UND School of Law. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. Next year, the UND School of Law will see some major changes....

Department goes digital with photo archive

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

December 5, 2013

Leonard Hall is home to the Harlod Hamm School of Geology and Geological Engineering. Photo courtesy of engineering.und.edu. UND is working on developing a new digital geology library full of high-resolution photos of rocks from western North Dakota. It will be accessible online to students and p...

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