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The Accounting Fair

The Accounting Fair

Sasha Leibold, Writer

September 26, 2018

On Sept. 19, the University of North Dakota held their annual accounting fair where accounting students had the opportunity to meet 32 potential employers.   “Our programs provide rigorous technical and academic preparation, experiential learning opportunities and career development skills that...

Math Lab Mania

Sasha Leibold, Writer

September 16, 2018

As the 2018-2019 fall semester gets underway, students enrolled in math classes find it hard to fit in three hours a week in the math lab, which is needed to pass their classes, due to lack of enough computers or finding the right time to go. Students who are enrolled in math classes are required to...

Family Friendly Fair Fun

Family Friendly Fair Fun

Molly Andrews, Writer

September 16, 2018

Food trucks, games and much more lined the streets of downtown Grand Forks this Friday and Saturday. The roads were closed and many people lined them to check things out and grab a bite to eat. Live music and sweet smells filled the air. This was all thanks to the Grand Forks Third Annual Street Fair....

The Longest Table, Feed Your Ideas

Madison Feltman, News Editor

September 16, 2018

Last Wednesday, the greater Grand Forks community was invited to join in on a promotion of community conversation at the Longest Table. The event was put on by the Community Foundation of Grand Forks, East Grand Forks & Region and the Greater Grand Forks Young Professionals, drawing a crowd of 717 people, ...

Parking Pandemonium

Parking Pandemonium

Madison Feltman, News Editor

August 29, 2018

The beginning of the 2018-2019 academic year also marks the sale of parking permits for the impending semesters. Parking has always been considered a hot topic here at UND. In past years, space was always considered limited for students who live both on and off campus. Over the summer, drastic change...

Kennedy angers key donor

Kennedy angers key donor

Madison Feltman, News Editor

August 29, 2018

As temperatures heated up over the summer months, so did things here at UND. In early May, Kris Engelstad McGarry, daughter of Ralph Engelstad and trustee of the Engelstad Family Foundation requested an interview with the Grand Forks Herald in which she explained her faltering relationship with the Universit...

University’s relationship with Pearson remains cloudy

University’s relationship with Pearson remains cloudy

Diane Newberry, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2018

In November 2017, Strategic Plan Goal Three Project Manager Jeffrey Holm said the fall 2018 semester was the “go-live watch date” for the University of North Dakota’s digital push.  Four months later, the university has signed a contract with Pearson Online Learning Services and two UND gr...

What just happened !?!

What just happened !?!

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018

Last Sunday, a group of students from UND Students for Sustainability paired up with local fifth graders to pick up trash around the Coulee.  The Coulee is regularly criticized for collecting high amounts of garbage. It’s important to go to where everything is collecting, pick it up, and throw it out. Ot...

Pearson education contract with UND, effective Feb. 28, 2018

Diane Newberry, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2018

The Dakota Student has obtained contracts between the University of North Dakota and Pearson Online Learning Services. Our coverage of this contract and its implications will continue, but for now we are releasing the raw text of the document in the interest of public knowledge and university transparency. PO...

Aviation instructor shortage

Aviation instructor shortage

Madison Feltman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018

As the spring semester comes to a close, there’s one thing looming around UND’s Aviation program: an instructor shortage. Despite the rather large success of the university’s aviation program and it’s multitude of resources, the scramble for instructors is on. As the widely known generat...

Hanley/Morlock appeal election

Hanley/Morlock appeal election

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018

Last week, Presidential ticket Theresa Hanley and Abbie Morlock failed to appeal the recent election to the UND Elections Committee. The runner-ups said there was an effort from the Hanson-Dschaak ticket and Sigma Nu fraternity, citing a Snapchat story posted by Terrell Wheeler. This photo was post...

Ballot blackout

Ballot blackout

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

University of North Dakota students’ ability to vote was delayed Wednesday due to a glitch in the online program, paralyzing campaigns and voters for hours.  When the election opened at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, students quickly began reporting problems with the link. Complaints included the ability ...

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