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Winter Wunderland raises money for choir trip

Paula Kaledzi, Staff Writer

December 9, 2013


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Gorecki Alumni Center. Photo illustration by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. Alumni, faculty and community members enjoyed a candlelight dinner and private concert at the Gorecki Alumni Center on Friday night. The “Winter Wunderland” dinner and concert hosted by the UND Alumni Associat...

Team sweeps up victory

Elizabeth Erickson, Sports Editor

December 9, 2013


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Freshman forward Luke Johnson skates at Ralph Engelstad Arena during the St. Lawrence series earlier this season. Johnson tallied two goals Friday. File photo. With just 28 seconds left in the game Saturday night, Zane Gothberg’s save in front of the net salvaged North Dakota’s first sweep of...

Residence halls to sober up

Ashley Marquis, Staff Writer

December 5, 2013


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Source: UND Student Health and Wellness Highlights 2012 Changes in university protocol regarding alcohol in the residence halls and campus apartments mean students will now see the University Police Department handle these issues instead of resident assistants. The protocol change came from a j...

Renovations discussed

Larry Philbin, News Editor

December 5, 2013


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SHW representative Craig Necci (left) and Todd Mitzel (right) from ICON Architectural Group present at the town hall meeting addressing the renovation and expansion of the UND School of Law. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. Next year, the UND School of Law will see some major changes....

Alone on the holidays

Kjerstine Trooien, Columnist

December 5, 2013


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Illustration by William Rerick/The Dakota Student. I’ve been avoiding the “What’d you do for Thanksgiving?” question like I avoid most discussions of politics — quietly while praying for a subject change. The truth is, I spent Thanksgiving alone. By myself. With my cats. Yeah, pretty pathetic...

Black Friday violence crashes Thanksgiving celebrations

Sam Wigness, Mathew McKay

December 5, 2013


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With six less days than the normal holiday shopping season, Black Friday sales caused many to rethink Thanksgiving plans this year. Black Friday started even earlier than normal this year. Over the past few years, larger stores including Walmart, Target, Dillards and Macys opened earlier on Friday...

Hardee resigns as volleyball coach

Elizabeth Erickson, Sports Editor

December 5, 2013


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UND coach Ashley Hardee address the crowd after the team won its first Big Sky Conference regular season title at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Nov. 23. File photo. Nearly two weeks after celebrating UND’s first Big Sky Conference regular season title, volleyball head coach Ashley Hardee h...

New synthetic drug hits campus

Ashley Marquis, Staff writer

November 26, 2013


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University Police Department Chief Eric Plummer said UPD is working to keep synthetic drugs off campus. Photo by Ethan Arlien/The Dakota Student. A new synthetic/designer drug, most commonly called 25i, has been reported in the area causing the University Police Department to warn students about its d...

Senate passes budget

Jaye Millspaugh, Multimedia Editor

November 26, 2013


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Student Body Vice President Lexi Hanson and Chief of Staff Matt Kopp discuss the budget at Student Senate. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. UND’s Student Senate passed its budget for the fiscal year 2015 on Sunday. The meeting attracted a crowd of approximately 50 people, includin...

Excessive tanning threatens health

Mary Ochs, Columnist

November 26, 2013


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Image courtesy Joy Reactor. When you’re 19, sometimes you think nothing can touch you. You think that somehow the bad things will always happen to someone else, never to you. This is the perspective I’ve carried for some time, particularly about tanning. In high school, I really only tanned i...

‘A Chorus Line’ performed well, not for everyone

Adele Kieger, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013


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The cast of “A Chorus Line” acts out a scene at the Burtness Theatre on Friday night. Photo by Chester Beltowski/The Dakota Student. UND theatre students performed the longtime Broadway hit “A Chorus Line” at the Burtness Theatre on Nov. 14-16 and then 21-23. The musical opened on Broadwa...

UND claims conference title

Marie Monson, Staff Writer

November 26, 2013


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The UND volleyball team holds a championship banner Saturday afternoon at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center after defeating Southern Utah.  Photo by Keisuke Yoshimura/The Dakota Student. In only its second year of Big Sky play, the UND volleyball team split the conference title after sweeping Southern...

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