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Higher Education Board Changes

Higher Education Board Changes

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, ND, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Last November, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order that led to the creation of a task force comprised of himself and 14 members which he appointed. The task force was formed to evaluate the governance structure for North Dakota’s higher education system to determine if opportun...

The scary reality of Gun Violence in the United States

The scary reality of Gun Violence in the United States

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Grand forks, ND, North Dakota, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Halloween is nearly here. But who needs halloween when you’ve been scared all year? There seems to have been an uptick in violent shootings in this country. Every week there seems to be a school shooting, racially motivated shooting, or police officer shooting of an unarmed suspect to get outraged about...

Fighting Hawks Football Continue to Prove Themselves

Fighting Hawks Football Continue to Prove Themselves

Alex Kelly, Sports Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Alex Kelly, Dakota Student, ND, North Dakota, UND Sports

The Fighting Hawks Football team went into Sacramento as hungry as can be for a win, and that is exactly what they got. The Hawks dominated all facets of the game for a 41-15 victory over Sacramento State putting UND at 5-2 on the season.   Many UND fans felt slighted in the rankings leading up to the Sa...

Crime on the increase

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

October 16, 2018


Filed under ND, News, North Dakota, Sasha Leibold, Student Life, UND

On Wednesday Oct. 10, a UND student Alyssa Maesse was a victim of a robbery at Ganesha Yoga. Alyssa was attending a yoga session when she realized that someone had gone through her purse and stole her wallet. “My heart just sank,” Maesse said. Alyssa was not the only one who was a victim. Two oth...

Defying Gravity on Ice

Defying Gravity on Ice

Maddie Ardelean, Writer

September 27, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Maddie Ardelean, ND, North Dakota

Cirque du Soleil is turning the Ralph Engelstad Arena into an ice covered set this week until Sept. 30 with their show Crystal. The home of UND Hockey became the local pond in a small town. Cirque du Soleil may be known for their acrobatic feats, but with Crystal, they pushed their boundaries into...

Aviation instructor shortage

Aviation instructor shortage

Madison Feltman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, News, North Dakota, Showcase

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...

Root beer olympics

Root beer olympics

Maddie Ardelean, A&C Writer

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Maddie Ardelean, ND, North Dakota

April is alcohol awareness month, and in celebration of that, UND public health nursing clinical students, with a grant from Altru, are working to affect change on campus. As part of their clinical, they put together the first ever Root Beer Olympics, an event focused on substance safety. This mo...

The afterlife of UND golf

John Gregg, Sports Writer

March 4, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, John Gregg, North Dakota, Sports

After being eliminated by the university in 2016, the Fighting Hawks men’s golf team plays on after the generosity of the community. The teams captain, Jeremy Kirk stated that though the team continues to play, it faces some challenges after being eliminated and later reinstated. “For our team...

Arming teachers is not the solution

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Columnist

March 4, 2018


Filed under ND, North Dakota, Opinion

With the most recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida on February 21, returns the never-ending debate of gun control in the United States. In the wake of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, President Trump broached the idea of a more direct solution to the problem: arming teachers...

In Defense of North Dakota

In Defense of North Dakota

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Columnist

February 11, 2018


Filed under Bilal Suleiman, Dakota Student, North Dakota, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

  As a son of North Dakota, it irks me to hear my fellow university students trash our great state. Maybe its because it’s the only place I have ever lived in, but I don’t think it’s bad to live here as some make it out to be. Obviously, it’s not the most exciting place in the world....

It’s Thome time

It’s Thome time

Nick Erickson, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Nick Erickson, North Dakota, Showcase, Sports, Uncategorized

  The night started out just like any other night at the Ralph Engelstad Arena. Except this time, there was a different number in net. Peter Thome took over the game Saturday night against Colorado College by locking down all but one shot between the pipes for the team trying to fight their...

Track performances on the rise

Madison Overby, Sports Writer

February 11, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, madison overby, North Dakota, Sports, Uncategorized

The University of North Dakota track and field team spent the past two days competing at the South Dakota State University Indoor Classic in Brookings, South Dakota. The SDSU Indoor Classic is one of the biggest indoor meets in the nation with over one thousand entries across the board. The throws...

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