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Nominate UND Sports Fan of the Year

December 5, 2013

Only students who are currently enrolled may apply or be nominated. Forms are due by Dec. 20. Please drop off nomination forms at The Dakota Student office in the basement of the Memorial Union. Winners will be notified by email and will be announced on Dakota Student social media platforms. Winners...

UPD officer caught watching porn

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013

University Police Department Officer Dan Lund resigned in June after it was discovered that he had been using his work computer to watch pornography. Lund had been working for UPD since 1996 and was a supervisor for UPD at the time of his resignation. “He was looking at inappropriate material...

Creamer vetoes choir trip funding

Staff Report

December 5, 2013

Student Body President Nick Creamer vetoed a bill Tuesday, which would have allocated $20,000 to the UND Concert Choir for their trip to Cuba. In his veto message to Student Senate, Creamer said he did not believe it was fair to give $20,000 to Concert Choir — more than double the Student Organization...

Campus Brief

December 5, 2013

This Monday, Joseph Morsette, a 2009 graduate of the UND School of Law, was sworn in as the chief judge of the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe. Before being sworn in, Morsette was director of the Native Americans Into Law program. As director, his job was to encourage Native American students to attend the...

New synthetic drug hits campus

Ashley Marquis, Staff writer

November 26, 2013

University Police Department Chief Eric Plummer said UPD is working to keep synthetic drugs off campus. Photo by Ethan Arlien/The Dakota Student. A new synthetic/designer drug, most commonly called 25i, has been reported in the area causing the University Police Department to warn students about its d...

Senate passes budget

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 26, 2013

Student Body Vice President Lexi Hanson and Chief of Staff Matt Kopp discuss the budget at Student Senate. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. UND’s Student Senate passed its budget for the fiscal year 2015 on Sunday. The meeting attracted a crowd of approximately 50 people, includin...

Microgrants give youth big voice

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013

The Community Foundation  of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks hosted the first “Forkin It Over” grant party to present microgrants to young people in the cities community last Thursday. The program was developed to get youths more engaged and involved in the community. The Community Foundation...

Campus Briefs

November 26, 2013

New NDUS/UND IT hub opens on campus At 9 a.m. last friday,   the North Dakota University System and UND celebrated the opening of the Information Technologies Building. The building is located near the intersection of 42nd Street and University Avenue on the west side of campus. The buildi...

Kelley discusses finances, state of university

Larry Philbin, News Editor

November 21, 2013

President Robert Kelley giving the annual State of the University address. Photo by Larry Philbin/The Dakota Student. UND has seen many changes in the last year, and is going to see many more in the year to come. Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., UND President Robert Kelley delivered the annual State of the U...

Mussman sacked

Ashley Marquis, David Butz, Staff Writers

November 21, 2013

UND football coach Chris Mussman, who was fired this week after a poor end to the season. File photo. Following a disappointing 2013 season, UND head football coach Chris Mussman was relieved of his duties by Athletic Director Brian Faison on Monday. “As the season progressed, and I analyzed...

Infamous pilot lands at UND

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 21, 2013

Lyle Prouse, the first pilot to be charged with flying while intoxicated, giving a speech at the Chester Fritz Auditorium. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura/The Dakota Student. Northwest Flight 650 is not a flight that many college students remember because they were very young or not born yet. The infamous...

10 years later, Sjodin remembered

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

Former UND student Dru Sjodin poses. Sjodin was murdered in 2003. File photo. November 22 marks the 10th anniversary of the murder of UND student, Dru Sjodin.  Although it has been 10 years since the tragedy, Dru’s legacy still lives on at UND and across the state and nation. Because of Dru...

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