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Tensions rise over procedures

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor September 12, 2013

UND is holding hearings to determine whether or not one French professor will be returning next fall. Hired in 2008, assistant French professor Sarah Mosher has found herself the subject of a hearing...

Aviation reaches new heights

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer September 12, 2013

Pilots graduating from the UND Aviation Program will be eligible to fly with any public airline with less flight hours than required by a new Federal Aviation Administration law because of an exemption...

Law School expansion planned

Staff Report September 12, 2013

The UND School of Law has been tight for space for a while now, which has made it difficult for faculty to deal with the constant rise in enrollment of the law school. As the only law school in the...

UND breaks ground on athletic facility

Carrie Sandstrom, Editor-in-Chief September 9, 2013

With the partially torn down Old Ralph Englestad Arena in the background, members of the Grand Forks and UND community broke ground Thursday on the new UND Athletics High Performance Center. New space,...

Senate kicks off year

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor September 9, 2013

Student senators received a sweet introduction from a university vice president during their first meeting of the school year. Vice President for Student Affairs Lori Reesor handed each senator one...

Students save with book rentals

Megan Hoffman, Staff Writer September 9, 2013

Each semester, students go to the bookstore to get their required books for class, and end up spending hundreds of dollars. Now, renting textbooks is an option that can - and has - saved students from...

University Senate meets for first time this year

Staff Report September 9, 2013

The University Senate held their first meeting of the new school year on Thursday, September 5—welcoming both old and new faces. University Senate Chair Ryan Zerr presided over his first meeting, being...

Heat wave hits campus

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer September 9, 2013

High temperatures, scorching sunlight and school? Normally, these three words don’t go together in North Dakota, but for the past couple weeks on campus, this phrase has become a sizzling reality...

Athletes score big with academics

Athletes score big with academics

Larry Philbin, News Editor September 5, 2013

According to the NCAA, UND athletics exceeded the national average in the Academic Progress Rate in 2011-2012. In 2011-12, the national average APR score was 974. The 20 athletic teams at UND achieved...

Campus Briefs

Dakota Student Staff September 5, 2013

Search continues for new NDUS chancellor On Friday, the Board of Higher Education will interview the six finalists for the position of interim chancellor of the North Dakota University System, according...

Goodbye to Gilly’s

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor September 5, 2013

A new option for entertainment in downtown Grand Forks is now available for those over age 21. Brick & Barley Bar & Restaurant opened in August, right before the school year began. It is located...

Enrollment rises for fall semester

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer September 5, 2013

This fall, UND experienced its highest first day enrollment ever — 14,863 students. Even though this year’s total enrollment —  including both undergraduate and graduate students — undergraduate...

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