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River Cinema 15, East Grand Forks, Minn.

Movie tickets courtesy of Student Involvement

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer April 11, 2017

The River Cinema and UND’s Student Involvement and Leadership Office have been working together for three years to try to keep students engaged in activities to improve retention rates by giving them...

The Red Sand Project, taking place Friday in front of the Persistence statue on campus, aims to raise awareness about human trafficking and other forms of exploitation.

Invisible slaves

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer November 1, 2016

Historian and activist speaks to students, detailing the “Red Sand Project” At noon on Friday, Oct. 28, people gathered near the Memorial Union for a moving installment of the Red Sand Project. The...

UND student Luke Matthewson speaks to a group of students about his religious faith Tuesday evening at the Memorial Union ballroom.

Do you agree with Luke

Rachel Cox and Declan Hoffman October 23, 2016

Do you agree with Luke? These words have covered sidewalks, white boards and flyers for the past week. More recently, almost 100 students have been wearing bright orange ‘I agree with Luke’ T-shirts...

Michael Gaffey, a UND professor Space Studies, speaks during an astronomy event Monday evening at Witmer Hall.

Sky’s no longer the limit!

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer October 14, 2016

The first of a series of space talks occurred on Monday in Witmer Hall on campus. Michael Gaffey, a professor in the Space Studies program, gave his talk on earth-approaching asteroids and the scientific...

T-shirts in the Clothesline Project are decorated with victim accounts of domestic violence, sexual assault, and/or murder.

Memories remain

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer October 7, 2016

Women's Center at UND brings awareness to sexual assault  Every 11 seconds, a woman is battered in the United States. A woman reports being raped every minute in this country. Within the next 12 minutes,...

Dr. William Schwalm, professor in physics and astrophysics, addresses students at Witmer Hall in November 2014.

Keep your eyes to the sky

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer October 7, 2016

Guest speaker to discuss Earth-approaching asteroids in public talk at UND On October 10, Michael Gaffey will be giving a public talk in Witmer Hall room 116 about earth-approaching asteroids. His talk,...

Students walk amongst the rows of t-shirts chronicling domestic and sexual assault at the Clothesline Project.

North Dakota Clothesline Project at UND

October 4, 2016

The 21st annual North Dakota Clothesline Project has come again to UND. It began on Monday, October 3 and will be here until Friday, October 7. It is held in the Memorial Union Ballroom on the 2nd floor....

$2M to arts and sciences

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer October 2, 2016

President Mark Kennedy announced that UND will be allocating almost $2 million to the library, research and the colleges of Engineering and Mines and Arts and Sciences. Half of that money will be going...

The art of flamingo flocking.

The art of flamingo flocking.

September 27, 2016

For charity, of course! The Nonprofit Leadership Student Association (NLSA) began flocking front yards with flamingos on Sept. 19. The fifth annual Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser is raising money to go...

President Barack Obama delivers remarks before signing H.R. 2576, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, as Dr. Lisa Huguenin and her husband, Marc, and son, Harrison, look on (reflected in mirror), in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building South Court Auditorium, June 22, 2016. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

Protests continue

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer September 18, 2016

President's order halts construction The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been making strides in the Dakota Access Pipeline battle since Friday. On September 9, U.S. District Judge James Boasberg denied...

UAVs such as the DJI3 Phantom Professional are flown by students in the UAS program but they lacked business classes tailored to their field. Photo by Alex Aman/ Sandbagger News

Dunlevy launches new class

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer September 13, 2016

A look at the first business class for UAS majors at UND This semester, UND made history by being the first university to have a class that incorporates both unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and business. The...

Grand Forks Pride is an annual event celebrating the diversity of the city. Photo courtesy of librestock.com

Grand Forks embraces diversity with pride festival

Rachel Cox, Staff Writer September 2, 2016

This past weekend, the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community came together to show support, spread awareness and celebrate love. In the midst of a gloomy and rainy day, the Greater Grand Forks...

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