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UND displays violence’s effects

UND displays violence’s effects

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 7, 2013

T-shirts hang in the Memorial Union Ballroom as part of the The Clothesline Project. Each shirt represent victims of violence. The project marks its 18th year at UND this year. File photo. UND freshman Casie Heitala wrote a poem about sisterhood on the back of a white shirt to be hung among more tha...

Man charged in sexual assault

Larry Philbin, News Editor

October 7, 2013

Grand Forks police have arrested and charged a man in connection with a robbery and sexual assault reported in the early hours of Sept. 30. At 2 a.m., the police officers responded to an emergency call from an apartment complex on 13th Avenue North in Grand Forks. The suspect allegedly entered the...

Career fair hosts employers

Career fair hosts employers

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

October 7, 2013

UND students Courtney Bunde (far left) and Ting Jia (far right) talk with exhibitors at the fall career fair. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura/The Dakota Student. Over the course of the past week, UND career services held its fall career fair for students and employers to attend. This year some new chan...

Senate meeting cancelled

Staff Report

October 7, 2013

Student Senate cancelled its Sunday meeting to accommodate five members of the executive team who were in Washington, D.C., for the American Student Government Association's national conference, which took place this weekend. “Since the majority of our executive team is at the ASGA conference this...

Campus Briefs

Dakota Student Staff

October 7, 2013

Dakota Student to host open house The Dakota Student, UND’s school newspaper, is hosting an open house on Oct. 10, from 3 to 6 p.m. in Room 8, Memorial Union basement. All are welcome. Stop by and meet staff members, enjoy cookies and refreshments and talk about the newspaper. For more inform...

House makes first bids at UND

House makes first bids at UND

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

Members of recently chartered Alpha Tau Omega fraternity play football on their lawn during their recruitment week. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. One of UND’s fraternities, Alpha Tau Omega, has been making a comeback to campus and is experiencing many changes as a recently chartered chapter. The gro...

Student Government looks at budget, funding

Student Government looks at budget, funding

Carrie Sandstrom, Editor-in-Chief

October 4, 2013

Student brand managers for #besomebody Landon Bahl and Tyler Keehr present to Student Senate on Sept. 22. A bill was not drafted to fund #besomebody’s November visit to UND’s campus. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. Budget frustrations are just as real for UND’s Student Government as they are for the f...

Community Center offers grants for youth

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

October 4, 2013

The Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks and Region will be giving out Micro Grants to young people who have ideas about how they can improve the community. According to the foundation website, it is looking for college students, recent graduates, young people, youthful professional...

Mosher hearings remain undecided

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

October 4, 2013

The process determining whether or not UND Assistant French Professor Sarah Mosher will get her contract renewed will continue into next week. The University Senate’s Standing Committee on Faculty Rights met Monday in the Memorial Union’s second floor Memorial meeting room to discuss the documents...

Report shows increase in DUI arrests

Report shows increase in DUI arrests

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer

September 30, 2013

UND’s annual Security and Fire Safety Report for the 2012 calendar year shows increase in DUI arrests and burglary reports. According to University Police Chief Eric Plummer, the biggest change was seen in DUI arrests, which saw a significant increase, jumping from 54 in 2011 to 199 in 2012. “We...

Freshmen enrollment dwindles

Freshmen enrollment dwindles

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 30, 2013

Freshmen students at this year’s Welcome Weekend pep rally. This year’s freshman class is the smallest in several years. Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura. UND’s newest class reflects a new approach to admissions. After a string of record-high enrollment years at UND, this year’s student body has...

Senate may move meeting

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

September 30, 2013

Discussion at Sunday’s Student Senate meeting centered around a possible new weekly meeting time. Executives are pushing for a Wednesday evening meeting time next semester as a way to increase attendance by other members of the UND community. “We chose Wednesday evenings since, according to...

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