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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...

Blood drive raises awareness

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 18, 2013

People affected by diseases such as sickle cell anemia depend on blood transfusions to survive, and donating blood is a popular way for people to help save lives. However, not everyone is eligible to donate. Requirements for donating blood include being at least 16 years old, weighing at least 110...

Senate passes resolution

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 18, 2013

Student Senators on Sunday discussing the State Board of Higher Education and guidelines for performance funding. Photo by Ethan Arlien/The Dakota Student. Senate passed a resolution Sunday night supporting the State Board of Higher Education to establish guidelines for performance funding. The perf...

#besomebody inspires UND

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 14, 2013

Motivational speaker and founder of #besomebody Kash Shaikh tells his story and gives inspirational advice during his visit to campus at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. Students gathered in the lobby of the Ralph Engelstad Arena Friday afternoon to listen t...

School goes rural

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

The UND School of Law, which is planning to offer internships to law students in which they will go and provide legal services in rural North Dakota. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. Starting next summer, a new pilot program at the UND School of Law will have some students exploring more rur...

UND recieves charter

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

An American Legion member speaks at the Memorial Union on Nov. 7.  Photo by Ethan Arlien/The Dakota Student UND was presented with a charter for an American Legion  Chapter in a ceremony held on Nov. 7 in the Memorial Union. The charter is the second university charter to be given out in the s...

Oil & Gas Division discuss layout

Staff Report

November 14, 2013

UND played host to the North Dakota Industrial Commission Oil & Gas Division hearing Wednesday. The commission holds hearings several times a month and chose the Memorial Union on campus for the latest one. According to its website, the commission serves to, “encourage and promote the development,...

Senate resolution raises tuition questions

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

Student Body President Nick Creamer addresses Student Senate. Senate recently added a tuition cap for next year to its “One Stop Shop” bill. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura/The Dakota Student. Rising tuition cost is a much debated topic throughout the country. UND is not an exception as Student Senate r...

Barber shop trims back

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

UND student Jason Hahn reads the sign on the window of Jerry’s Barber Shop in the basement of the Memorial Union. The shop has experienced staffing difficulties in past years, preventing them from being open much of the time. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. After a long run in the M...

Symposium looks at arctic

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

November 7, 2013

Consul of the Consulate General of Canada Brian Shipley talking at the Arctic Expedition Symposium. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. In addition to the 50 people who attended UND’s first Arctic Expedition Symposium in person Friday, others from Iceland, Canada and other countries tuned in...

Campus briefs

November 7, 2013

Tribes historian to receive Boswell award Nov. 14  Calvin Grinnell will be presented with the Paul V. Boswell Community Scholar Award on Nov. 14. Grinnell is a historian for the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara Nation. The award is presented to people who have done significant community building a...

Alumnus donates telescope

Adele Kieger, Staff Writer

November 5, 2013

The observatory 50 miles west of Grand Forks near Inkster, N.D. will be the home of a new telescope donated by UND alumnus Erwin Martens. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. On Friday, the Physics and Astrophysics departments held a ceremony at the Gorecki Alumni Center to celebrate their fu...

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