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Stenehjem comes back to campus

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-chief

February 23, 2016

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem returned to the district where he was first elected to public office to discuss his run for governor. Stenehjem is currently seeking the Republican nomination for governor. He was first elected to the North Dakota House of Representatives in District 42 in 1976 while he...

Burgum makes pitch to Grand Forks voters

Burgum makes pitch to Grand Forks voters

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2016

Doug Burgum discusses his run for governor at the UND Center for Innovation. Photo by Sean Cleary/ The Dakota Student Doug Burgum met with members of the Grand Forks community at UND’s Center for Innovation this past tuesday to discuss his campaign for governor. Burgum, who is running for the Re...

Student designs own ‘fighting hawk’

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2016

While the UND Graphic RFP Evaluation and Selection Team has made a recommendation to interim UND President Ed Schafer on the firm to design the Fighting Hawks logo, there is another logo that has been creating buzz around campus for the past several weeks. UND junior Blaine Durward spent the end of...

Pi Kappa Phi closed at UND

Pi Kappa Phi closed at UND

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2016

Pi Kappa Phi announced the closure of its UND fraternity house, pictured here. Photo by Nick Nelson/The Dakota Student The Pi Kappa Phi fraternity  chapter at UND has been ordered to close by its national headquarters due to lack of members and academic difficulties, but hopes are high among current stud...

Former UND chairman takes plea deal

Former UND chairman takes plea deal

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-chief

February 13, 2016

Robert Beattie was originally charged at the Grand Forks County Courthouse, pictured above, for possessing child pornography. His case has since been transferred to the federal court system. Photo by Nick Nelson/The Dakota Student Former UND department chairman Robert Beattie plans to plead guilty to...

Annual Feast of Nations hosted in Grand Forks

Annual Feast of Nations hosted in Grand Forks

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2016

A member of the Rusalka Ukrainian Dance Ensemble performs at the 54th annual Feast of Nations held this past Saturday at the Alerus Center. Photo by Nick Nelson/The Dakota Student The 54th annual Feast of Nations event happened seamlessly at the Alerus Center this past Saturday night. The event broug...

Philippines Culture Night held at union

Philippines Culture Night held at union

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2016

UND Freshman Jaena Fabia performed the Philippines national anthem to begin culture night. Photo by Sean Cleary/The Dakota Student The newly formed Filipino American Student Association presented Philippines Culture night last week at the Memorial Union. The Office of International Programs hosted the ev...

ARH supports more co-ed dorms, room and board increases at UND

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 12, 2016

Last week, the Association of Residence Halls board passed two resolutions that could noticeably change  the housing policy at UND next school year. The first resolution supported changing Squires and Walsh halls from being gender-specific to co-ed residence halls. This was done to make the residence ha...

Professor discusses ethics and research

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2016

The Seven Generations Center of Excellence in Native Behavioral Health at UND hosted Gayle Morse of Sage University on Tuesday for a forum on Research and Ethics in Indian Country. Morse opened the forum with a Lakota expression translated as: I hope I find you at peace, thank you for having me all m...

And then there were seven

And then there were seven

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 5, 2016

Members of the Presidential Search Committee interviewed 16 of the candidates earlier this week in Minneapolis. 7 of them were chosen to visit UND for the next round of interviews. Photo courtesy of UND Seven semi-finalists have been selected to advance to the next round of interviews to become the nex...

UND launches online masters in electrical engineering

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2016

Students interested in furthering their education in electrical engineering online can now do so through UND. Last week the university announced the College of Engineering and Mines will now offer a Master of Science degree entirely online. Currently, the university offers bachelor’s degrees in electri...

UND narrows logo designers to final three applicants

Sean Cleary, Editor-in-Chief

February 3, 2016

Finalists have been selected to come to UND’s campus to present their plan to design the Fighting Hawks logo. The UND Graphic Identity RFP Evaluation and Recommendation Team met last Thursday to discuss the future of the logo and agreed during executive session, that three firms, Phoenix Design Works,...

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