Dakota Student

Let the race begin

Let the race begin

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

The race for the UND Student Body Presidency began last week with the announcement of three tickets running for the Executive Office.  The three announced candidates, in chronological order, were Theresa Hanley, Erik Hanson and Izaiah Pritzl. Hanson, the current Student Body Vice President, ann...

North Dakotan Democrats prepare for November

North Dakotan Democrats prepare for November

Jacob Notermann and Andre Marquis Washington

March 26, 2018


Filed under Andre Marquis Washington
, jacob notermann, News

North Dakota’s 2018 Democratic Convention was held in Grand Forks at the Alerus Center over the last weekend of spring break, and the Dems came out in full force.  Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her staff of campaigners set up camp throughout the Alerus Center, aligning rows and rows of chairs that fac...

Kennedy stays… for now

Kennedy stays… for now

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018


Filed under jacob notermann, News, Showcase

President Mark Kennedy will not become the next president for the University of Central Florida. Just after 4 p.m. CST on Friday, the UCF Board of Trustees unanimously named current UCF Provost Dale Whittaker. He has served in this post since 2014. Although two of the board members praised Ken...

Chase-ing the money

Chase-ing the money

Jacob Notermann
, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, jacob notermann, ND, News, Showcase

Chase Johnson, student government treasurer, was arrested Thursday night for misapplication of entrusted property and is being held at the Grand Forks County Correctional Center. According to the University of North Dakota Police Department, Johnson was arrested and charged with a class B felony after...

President Kennedy’s trip to Florida


President Kennedy’s trip to Florida


Andre Marquis Washington
, News Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Andre Marquis Washington
, Dakota Student, ND, News

The University of North Dakota’s president may become the University of Central Florida’s president. Last week, President Mark Kennedy and other candidates for the position were in Orlando on the campus of UCF, interviewing in front of a 15-person UCF search committee. At the UCF interview, Kennedy...

A celebration of diversity

A celebration of diversity

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In the past, the Dakota Student released special edition issues of our newspaper as a way to highlight athletic achievement or occurrence: a hockey championship, the Potato Bowl, etc. The issues served as reminder that despite our frigid surroundings, there exists at least one reason to persist. This...

We the people of UND

Andre Marquis Washington
, News Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Andre Marquis Washington
, News, Uncategorized

On Tuesday, February 20, a campus-wide email invitation for the University of North Dakota’s 2018 Experience Survey arrived in the inboxes of the UND community.  Delivered by Cara Halgren, Dean of Students and Vice President of Student Affairs and Diversity, the mass email reads, “I invite yo...

The presidential countdown

Andre Marquis Washington
, News Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under Andre Marquis Washington
, News

President Mark Kennedy may be closing his chapter at University of North Dakota.   Thursday, February 15, Kennedy emailed an announcement to the UND community.  “Having been nominated to consider the role of President of the University of Central Florida (UCF), I responded to the executive...

Smaller departments struggle to attract students, face consolidation

Diane Newberry, News Editor

February 26, 2018


Filed under Diane Newberry, News

Ric Auman, an anthropology major in his junior year, still mourns the anthropology department’s loss of former flagship Babcock Hall.  “There’s a lot of memories there for me,” Auman said. “That’s where I usually sleep.”  The department’s move to its current position in O’Kelly Hall was...

“Kennedy says he may leave UND to serve as university president in Florida”

“Kennedy says he may leave UND to serve as university president in Florida”

Diane Newberry, News Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under Diane Newberry, News, Showcase

President Mark Kennedy sent an email to University of North Dakota faculty, staff and students this morning alerting them to the possibility that he will leave UND for the University of Central Florida (UCF). Kennedy’s announcement came after the UCF Presidential Search Committee released his name, al...

ND valve turner sentenced

ND valve turner sentenced

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, jacob notermann, News, Showcase, Uncategorized

Michael Eric Foster, who is vegan, said one of his biggest concerns in prison is a dietary one. He said he doesn’t plan on going on a hunger strike or starving while serving, but said he’s considering initiating a movement in the prison to improve dietary conditions for his prison mates with more...

The magic number 12

The magic number 12

Andre Marquis Washington, News Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, News

Contrary to popular belief, the most spoken language in the world is Chinese, followed by Spanish and bringing home the bronze is English. Considering the facts, in addition to modern trends of globalization and internationalization, some may wonder why there isn’t more academic attention prescribed...

The student news site of University of North Dakota
News