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Diversity and inclusion

Diversity and inclusion

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen, Showcase

The Gorecki Alumni Center was at full capacity Monday night, as Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington helped close off the third day of Interfaith week; the Eye of the Hawk Lecture. With Washington as the events speaker, the audience was in the hands of a trusting leader to guide them through a discussion of diversity...

Examining cultural differences

Examining cultural differences

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota participated in an online seminar Tuesday, January 31, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. The seminar, part of the school’s Interfaith Week, discussed the issues that Muslim staff and students face against racist and islamophobic acts of violence and discrimination,...

Trump announces nomination for America’s next Supreme Court Justice

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017


Filed under Liz Kacher, News

An important moment in history occurred Tuesday night, Jan. 31, when President Trump revealed his nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Neil Gorsuch will be taking the vacant seat held by Justice Antonin Scalia, who passed away last February. The vacant seat has been a controversial...

First Leadership series event kicks off, discusses conflict management

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under Connor Johnson, News

Emily Holth of Sustainable Solution Services LLC, held a lecture Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Memorial Union’s River Valley Room. The lecture, discussing proper conflict management, was the first of a series of three lectures, part of the Spring Leadership Series. The lecture, which ran for an hour, introduc...

Upcoming career fair

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

Through her years as a faculty member of the University of North Dakota, Ilene Odegard, the Director of Career Services, has seen a great number of students attend the university’s career fair. Odegard feels encouraging students to attend career fairs is greatly beneficial for both their experience i...

“Citizen” discussion

“Citizen” discussion

Matt Eidson, News Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Showcase

Continuing a 47-year tradition, the University of North Dakota is set to kick off the 2017 Writers Conference on March 22. This year’s Writers Conference is in good hands. Crystal Alberts, Associate Professor of English at UND, has played a part in directing the conference since 2010. Alberts makes...

Open Orbiter

Open Orbiter

Connor Johson, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Connor Johnson, News, Showcase

The University of North Dakota is scheduled to launch its first independent spacecraft this year. The University of North Dakota’s Open Orbiter Small Satellite Development Initiative has prepared a satellite to be launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance...

Interfaith week

Matt Eidson, News Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under Matt Eidson, News

In an effort to increase cultural awareness and foster an environment of educational interest, United Campus Ministries, Christus Rex, UND Health and Wellness, UND Diversity and Inclusion, Campus Ministries Association, Archives Coffee House and UND Student Organization Funding Agency have teamed up...

President Trump signs executive order, starts the dismantling of the ACA

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Liz Kacher, News

As pledged, we are going to see an entirely new healthcare system in the impending months. Last Friday, President Trump signed an executive order that helps him follow through with one of his central campaign promises. President Trump swiftly acted on his promise, signing the executive order only...

Leadership series

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under Connor Johnson, News

A series of upcoming lectures aim to help students become better leaders. The lectures, known as the Spring Leadership Series, are being hosted by the Student Involvement and Leadership Office, and will be held once a month in the River Valley Room of the Memorial Union. Each lecture will last one hour...

Women’s March on Washington

Women’s March on Washington

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

January 24, 2017


Filed under Daniel Yun, Liz Kacher, News

A large crowd of students gathered together at Archives Coffee House Saturday, Jan. 21, in support of the Women’s March on Washington that occurred in D.C. The Women’s March on Washington intended to send a message to the Trump administration that women’s rights are human rights. Archives hosted...

Community culture

Community culture

Matt Eidson, News Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Matt Eidson, News, Nick Nelson, Showcase

Over the years, Marcus Wax, a Grand Forks native, has taken a hard look around and wondered how he could improve the community he loves. Wax decided that the best way to improve his community was to bring the residents together for a day—or three—of fun. With that, the idea for the first annual ...

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