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Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Behind the scenes of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

November 26, 2019

“There was a barber and his wife, and she was beautiful. She was his reason and his life. There was another man who saw that she was beautiful, a pious vulture of the law, who with a gesture of his claw removed the barber from his plate. Then there was nothing but to wait and she would fall, so sof...

Maleficent backstory

Maleficent backstory

Staff Writer, Arts & Community

November 20, 2019

“Before the sun sets on her sixteenth birthday, she will prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel, and fall into a sleep like death! A sleep from which she will never awaken!” Is this quote familiar to you? Do you remember which movie is it from? You will be right if you think that t...

Recovery Reinvented

Recovery Reinvented

Madison Feltman, Editor-In-Chief

November 19, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, North Dakota’s First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum hosted her annual Recovery Reinvented event alongside North Dakota’s Governor Doug Burgum. Recovery Reinvented has been the First Lady’s main initiative whilst standing beside her husband. She has taken it upon herself to su...

Silver Warehouse

Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

“Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it,” said Stevie Wonder. Not everyone knows that UND has their own rock stars. Many of you know those men. They are walking near you on the UND campus, they are study...

The Importance of a College Experience

Maddie Deshler, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

The pressure that students face to continue their education at some sort of college after graduating high school is at an all-time high during their junior and senior years. The main reason for this nowadays is because people believe you cannot be successful in this world unless you have a college degree....

UND Mortar Board receives Gold Torch Award

Staff Report

September 21, 2016

Mortar Board National College Senior Honor Society has presented a Gold Torch award to the Quo Vadis chapter at the University of North Dakota. The Gold Torch is a national distinction conferred annually upon the most outstanding chapters of Mortar Board. Recipients excel in all areas of chapter oper...

Kennedy biography

Staff Report

May 3, 2016

Mark Kennedy was selected to be the 12th president of UND on March 15 by the State Board of Higher Education. His selection was the result of an extensive search process that spanned most of the 2015-2016 academic year. Kennedy will begin his presidency in July. He is currently the director of the G...

Bridging the gap

Staff Report

May 3, 2016

They say a journey of 1,000 miles starts with a single footstep. The first step on the path to helping others begins when one finds out who needs help. This is where the UND Volunteer Bridge comes in. According to the Volunteer Bridge website, its mission is “to provide information, opportunities and ...

University closing in on final budget

Staff report

April 29, 2016

UND has come one step closer to resolving its current budget shortfall. This past Wednesday, Interim President Ed Schafer announced in an email that he has accepted $21.5 million in recommendations of cuts and adjustments to address the shortfall. The email gave a brief overview of some of the policies that w...

UND junior awarded national scholarship

UND junior awarded national scholarship

April 29, 2016

Photo courtesy of Division of University and Public Affairs Jed Hanson from Argusville, N.D., was recently awarded with the Truman Scholarship. Hanson will receive a $30,000 scholarship toward graduate school and opportunities for professional development. Hanson studies political science and pu...

Grand Forks hosts hip-hop festival

Grand Forks hosts hip-hop festival

Staff Report

April 26, 2016

The Zen People perform their set at the Rhyme and Reverse festival on Friday night. Photo by Nick Nelson/The Dakota Student. Cold Sweat, Real Truth and Jantzonia make up the hip-hop trio known as Zen People. On Friday night, they performed in front of a small crowd at The Guild in downtown Grand F...

News Briefs

Staff Report

April 26, 2016

UND Student Health Services receives accreditation again Every year since 2007, UND Student Health has been recognized by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care for providing the highest quality of care. UND Student Health Services was the first program in the state to receive accreditation. “...

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