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New Student Leadership

New Student Leadership

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government, Student Government Elections, Student Life, Theresa Hanley, UND, UND Election, UND Student Gov, Vote

On Wednesday, April 17, students voted on their next student government leaders. There was a total of 37 students who ran for positions within student government. The newly elected Student Body President and Vice President are Gracie Lian and Matthew Ternus. The two won the position by a 62% majority....

UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 30, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, Grand forks, News, Quinn Robinson-Duff, Showcase, Student Life, UND

UND’s big event is where around 1,000 students gather together to help their community without being paid a cent. The big event really is a big event, not only for the students, but for the community. The big event is a student organization where students of all ages, majors and backgrounds join t...

A year of controversy

A year of controversy

Madison Feltman, News Editors

April 30, 2019


Filed under Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

This school year started with controversy and has come to a close with yet again more controversy. In the beginning of the school year we took a look at the faltering relationship between UND’s President Mark Kennedy and Kris Engelstad McGarry, trustee of the Engelstad Family Foundation. Recently, we...

North Dakota Combats Distracted Driving

North Dakota Combats Distracted Driving

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, Grand forks, ND, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, Trevor Alveshere, UND

Texting while driving kills 11 teenagers every single day and causes more than 1.5 million motor vehicle accidents each year, according to UND’s distracted driving information brochure, and that is only one type of distracted driving. In 2016, nationally, there was nearly 3,500 people killed...

Ax the Pink Tax

Ax the Pink Tax

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2019


Filed under Allyson Bento, Dakota Student, ND, Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized, UND

  UPDATE: The story below previously read that  #AxThePinkTax was originally started by Billie, a subscription base retail website but has been corrected to the European Wax Center as the original company who kickstarted the campaign.   Imagine this: You walk into a store, see two ...

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Taking Time for the Wacipi Powwow

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Caitlin Collins, Dakota Student, ND, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life

Powerful drums and even more powerful energy filled the Hyslop on Saturday with the arrival of the 49th Annual Wacipi Powwow. Attendants and participants alike were treated with a day full of music, dances, art vendors and food.   Dr. Linda Neuerburg is the assistant director of Student Diversi...

UND Senate Candidates for 2019-2020

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Government, Student Government Elections, Student Life, Theresa Hanley, UND, UND Election, UND Student Gov, Vote

Name: Dawson Dutchak Position: Residence Halls Senator Major: Management and Managerial Finance and Accounting Purpose - “Since arriving on campus this past fall, I have been fortunate enough to find multiple opportunities to get involved on campus through the Association of Residence Halls...

The Excitement for Spring Fever

The Excitement for Spring Fever

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Quinn Robinson-Duff, Showcase, Student Government, Student Life, UND

We’re bringing it back, the glory days, the days of celebration and youthful exuberance. The days of celebrating a long harsh winter with the spring and summer. Springfest… kind of. It’s now called Spring Fever and it’s an attempt to bring back something that was so great about this town, somet...

UND set to award honorary degrees

UND set to award honorary degrees

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, UND

UND is awarding four honorary degrees to former students, the first will be awarded to actor Josh Duhamel at the Spring 2019 graduation ceremony. The other three award recipients are former Senator Heidi Hietkamp, aviation legend Clay Lacy and Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm. The date for rece...

Relay for Life

Relay for Life

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Student Life, UND

UND Relay for Life returned back to campus after a year hiatus bringing in more that $11,000.   Relay for Life is a fundraiser for The American Cancer Society. It is team cancer walk that is put on by volunteers all around the country.   19 teams signed up and participated in the ...

Communication Appreciation Day

Communication Appreciation Day

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under Arts&Comm, Communications, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Pizza, wings and prizes were all available at Communication Appreciation Day.   The University of North Dakota is beginning to revamp their Communication department which has resulted in a new campaign to get more students to enroll in the program.   This event was just the beginni...

Student Senate Race Continues

Student Senate Race Continues

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government, Student Government Elections, Student Life, Theresa Hanley, UND, UND Election, UND Student Gov, Vote

This student body election will have three names on the ballot. The last time there were three executive tickets running was in 2017. Recently to join the race are Cora Ijeoma Odoala and Saphyra Turnier Jeudy. Neither of the who have any experience in student government, but their hopes are to: Link Up...

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