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‘The Flying Sioux’

‘The Flying Sioux’

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

A UND student lands an airplane at Grand Forks Airforce Base. File photo. Although the Fighting Sioux is no longer UND’s official mascot, it is still used by some UND programs. One of those is the university’s aviation program, which uses “Sioux” as its call sign. A call sign is a word u...

New healthcare options available

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 14, 2013

With healthcare reform on the way, many students are wondering what the changes are going to mean for them and what they should do about the changes. To help combat confusion among UND students about the Affordable Care Act, the marketing team within the Health & Wellness Unit has created posters...

Senate funds #besomebody event at UND

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 14, 2013

Student Senate passed a bill Sunday night granting a $3,000 funding request UND student and event representative Landon Bahl to a motivational’s teams visit to campus. The #besomebody team will be on campus Nov. 8. Bahl will receive $1,000 from the #besomebody team to help cover costs, but the...

Photo contest winners announced

Photo contest winners announced

Staff Report

October 14, 2013

The UND Office of International Programs submitted the winning photo in the “Encourage Gathering” category of the Exceptional UND photo contest. The above photo depicts performers at an Indian culture night, where students gathered to learn more about various world concepts. The photo recieved...

Campus Brief

Dakota Student Staff

October 14, 2013

Tickets to the new stage show, “Disney Junior Live on Tour! Pirate and Princess Adventure” go on sale May 28 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. The performance is set for 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Ralph Engelstad Arena.

Committee determines full support for Mosher

Committee determines full support for Mosher

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 12, 2013

Committee members from left to right: Geography Professor Doug Munski, Combs, Philosophy and Religion Professor Don Poochigian, Medical Professor Eric Murphy, Aerospace Professor John Bridewell. Photo by Jaye Millspaugh. A final document was created on Monday to help determine whether or not UND Assistant French Professo...

Spirit Campaign exceeds expectations

Spirit Campaign exceeds expectations

Larry Philbin, News Editor

October 10, 2013

The UND Clinical Laboratory Science Program, which received $10,000 as part of the UND Spirit Campaign, is one of many programs that has received money from the venture. Today marks the conclusion of the fundraising endeavor. File photo. Today, UND will hold the Homecoming week Spirit Celebration at 3 p.m...

Banquet honors alumni

Staff Report

October 10, 2013

Each year, the UND Alumni Association & Foundation selects UND alumni to receive  the Sioux Award. These individuals were honored Thursday at the 2013 Sioux Award Banquet as part of Homecoming Week celebrations. The distinction is the highest honor that the foundation can bestow. The event...

Housing discrimination banned

Housing discrimination banned

Carrie Sandstrom, Editor-in-Chief

October 10, 2013

City Council at the meeting Monday banned rental housing discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identification. Photo by Carrie Sandstrom/ The Dakota Student. Monday, as members of the LGBT community across the country celebrated National Coming Out Week, Grand Fork’s City Council ...

New system for fees

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 10, 2013

The process  of student fee allocation will undergo some some significant structural changes after a new system went into effect at the beginning of this school year. This year, student government will have much more influence on what organizations student fees are spent on and how much the organizations...

New app helps students commute

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

October 10, 2013

tudents riding the Cities Area Transit now have a new way to keep track of bus routes for the UND campus or the entire cities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks. Starting two months ago, CAT was able to add RouteShout to its transit system. RouteShout is a an app that can be downloaded for free onto...

Cobb crashes UND campus

Cobb crashes UND campus

Dakota Student Staff

October 10, 2013

Craig Cobb. Photo courtesy of Forum News Service. Craig Cobb, an outspoken white supremacist, made a 640-mile round trip to attend a symposium at UND titled “Faces of Hatred.” The symposium was partially about Cobb himself, who is trying to start a white supremacist colony in Leith, N.D. His effo...

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