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The student news site of University of North Dakota

Dakota Student

The student news site of University of North Dakota

Dakota Student

The HollyDazzle Festival of Lights kicked off Sunday afternoon in Grand Forks Town Square.

Holly Dazzle warms up winter

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor November 29, 2017

The third annual Holly Dazzle Festival of Lights kicked off Sunday afternoon in downtown Grand Forks. Held in Grand Forks’ Town Square, guests were treated to classic holiday music performed by students...

Gold on repeat

Gold on repeat

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor November 19, 2017

SACRAMENTO, California -- The UND volleyball team clinched the Big Sky Conference championship after a contentious five-set matchup against Sacramento State late Saturday night. Though the Fighting...

Rally goers wave hand-painted signs during an equality rally on Saturday in East Grand Forks, M.N. Nick Nelson/Dakota Student

Rally for acceptance

Nick Nelson, Photo Editor August 29, 2017

“Love is a terrible thing to hate” was one of many hand-painted statements on display Saturday afternoon at an equality rally in East Grand Forks. Hosted by Gender Friendly Grand Forks (GFGF) and...

Jared Fladeland performs poetry and spoken word during the Koselig concert at the University Park warming house on Saturday evening. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Koselig kicks-off

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer January 24, 2017

The bitter winter has taken the week off, leaving Grand Forks in a slushy state. Pedestrians are now able to walk about the town without needing to wear a face mask or even a third layer of clothing. In...

Marcus Wax, UND alumnus  and founder of the Koselig events series, introduces performer Jared Fladeland during Saturdays concert at the University Park warming house. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Community culture

Matt Eidson, News Editor January 24, 2017

Over the years, Marcus Wax, a Grand Forks native, has taken a hard look around and wondered how he could improve the community he loves. Wax decided that the best way to improve his community was to bring...

Zach Arnell yells for his teammates during the fourth quarter of Saturdays game against Weber State at the Alerus Center.

And then there were two

Adam Gunderman, Staff Writer November 1, 2016

The Fighting Hawks picked up a huge win Saturday as they defeated the Weber State Wildcats 27-19. Saturday was the biggest game of UND’s short FCS career. It was the first time that the Alerus Center...

Christina Kissinger holds her daughter, Rosie, as UND student Marcus Vivier hands out candy at the UND India Association (UNDIA) Halloween carnival held Friday evening at the Wellness Center.

Halloween carnival held for kids at UND Wellness Center

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer November 1, 2016

In an effort to bring the community together and celebrate the scariest time of the year a bit earlier than usual, UND Indian Association (UNDIA) partnered with UND’s Wellness Center to provide a night...

(From left) Provost Thomas DiLorenzo, Dean of Libraries Stephanie Walker, first lady Debbie Kennedy, student body vice president Blake Andert and president Brandon Beyer cut a ribbon celebrating the first floor renovation of the Chester Fritz Library on Tuesday, October 25, 2016.

Chester Fritz Library undergoes renovations

Declan Hoffman, Staff Writer October 28, 2016

The unusual commotion and voices mingling brought attention to the west side of the Chester Fritz library’s second floor. The abnormally large student presence dispersed behind a pastry table and red...

Ryleigh Houston is freshman forward on the UND womens hockey team from Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The new Hawk has landed

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor October 23, 2016

There’s no doubt the University of North Dakota women’s hockey program has welcomed the strong efforts from their underclassmen this season, including freshman forward Ryleigh Houston. Houston...

Thomasine Heitkamp, UND professor in social work, speaks during the Intercollegiate Athletic Committee meting on Monday afternoon at Robin Hall.

Uncertainty in athletic funding

Sean Cleary, Copy editor October 23, 2016

While some have celebrated President Kennedy’s email to campus saying no sports will be cut, the announcement left me with more questions than answers. Included in the Intercollegiate Athletic Committee’s...

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