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History of Halloween: When and How Did This Tradition Start?

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer October 29, 2019

Today, Halloween is seen has a fun holiday that allows people to dress up and become someone else for a night and collect as much candy as possible, but how did it start? Around 2,000 years ago when the...

New Troop Movements

New Troop Movements

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor October 23, 2019

Last week, President Trump announced plans to remove U.S. troops from Syria amid growing tensions between two U.S. allies, the Turkish government and Kurdish forces, both of whom have helped fight the...

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer October 22, 2019

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, which first started in 1981 by the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence as a Day of Unity to join mistreated women’s advocates across the...

University Tech Support

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer October 22, 2019

The advancement of technology is constant in today's society, but it’s not perfect. Every day individuals are at risk for scams and viruses. Luckily, here on campus, University Information Technology...

UND Writing Center

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer October 15, 2019

It’s mid-term season, meaning that students will be working on long essays that are nearing their due dates.  Have no fear, the UND Writing Center is here to help! The UND Writing Center provides several...

Trump Rally in Minnesota

Trump Rally in Minnesota

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor October 15, 2019

On Oct. 10, President Trump held a rally in Minneapolis, Minn., in an effort to “turn the state red.” In his opening statement, he declares, “We are going to win this state.” Trump lost Minnesota...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer October 15, 2019

For more than 30 years and counting, October has been the designated month for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Thankfully, death rates from this horrible disease have vastly reduced over time because of...

100th Anniversary of ROTC at UND

100th Anniversary of ROTC at UND

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer October 15, 2019

Once a UND industrial engineering student in 1996, now UND’s professor of military science, Lieutenant Colonel Murphy is incredibly honored to be celebrating with UND’s Army ROTC’s 100th year anniversary...

Taking a Deeper Look at UND Clubs

Taking a Deeper Look at UND Clubs

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer October 14, 2019

Here at UND, students are encouraged to join a club or an organization to enhance their college experience. With more than 250 different clubs and organizations to choose from and an option to start a...

New Lawsuit Against Trump Admin

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor October 8, 2019

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a new lawsuit against the Trump Administration, this time focusing on defending the families separated by President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy....

Taking a trip to Box City

Cortnie Cotrell, News Writer October 2, 2019

“Box City is more than raising money for the homeless,” Maddie Pullen, UND Newman Center lead service chair, said. “Spending one night in solidarity, sleeping in a cardboard box gives a new perspective...

The Importance of Being Healthy

The Importance of Being Healthy

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer October 1, 2019

Last week was Healthy Campus Week at UND.  From Sept. 23-29 the Wellness Center was offering a free week pass for whoever came in with the free membership pass. This allowed individuals to discover classes,...

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