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Cross Country comes to a close

Cross Country comes to a close

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Fighting Hawks, madison overby, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND, UND Sports

As snow gave way to mud in Peoria, Illinois after almost 500 runners ran lap after lap on the golf course, the 2018 UND cross country season came to an end. The end of this season also marked head coach Richard Clay’s final cross country season, ending a career of 34 years. Clay is the most tenured...

Plans for building renovations

Plans for building renovations

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Sasha Leibold, Showcase, UND, UND Student Gov

On November 20, 2018 UND students will have the opportunity to vote yes or no on a fee to build a new Memorial Union. If students vote yes, an amount of $14 per credit would increase by two percent each year and be paid by enrolled students at the beginning of the spring semester of 2020 through the fa...

Higher Education Board Changes

Higher Education Board Changes

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 20, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Madison Feltman, ND, News, North Dakota, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Last November, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum signed an executive order that led to the creation of a task force comprised of himself and 14 members which he appointed. The task force was formed to evaluate the governance structure for North Dakota’s higher education system to determine if opportun...

Why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Why Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Bobby Feaster, Opinion Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Bobby Feaster, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday and I’m so excited that it is finally here. Thanksgiving is obviously about giving thanks but my favorite parts of Thanksgiving are definitely the food and football on Thanksgiving. I love cooking and one of my favorite parts about Thanksgiving is being able to h...

A new partnership takes off

A new partnership takes off

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Grand forks, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, UND, UND Aviation

As the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences celebrates 50 years of excellence, they also celebrate a new partnership with Sun Country Airlines. The partnership marks the beginning of a new program offered to commercial aviation students, known as the Sun Country Bridge Program. The program ent...

The Rolling Jones

The Rolling Jones

Kyle Kinnamon, Sports Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Fighting Hawks, kyle kinnamon, Showcase, Sports, Student Life, UND, UND Hockey, UND Sports

After beating former WCHA rivals University of Minnesota Golden Gophers in Las Vegas, North Dakota looked to carry the momentum back to the Ralph Engelstad Arena for a series against another former WCHA rival in the Wisconsin Badgers.   Friday While senior alternate captain, Rhett Gardner, stol...

The Seasons of Life

The Seasons of Life

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

November 6, 2018


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

There are  lots of roads through life that take you up and down. Great times that never seem to end and times where an overwhelming sense of the world is just straight out to get you. Times where the difference between love and hate can be skewed. Times where the world is your oyster and you the crea...

Trivia Takeover

Trivia Takeover

Noah Sell, Arts & Community Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Community, Arts&Comm, Community Fun, Dakota Student, Family, Grand forks, Noah Sell, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Trivia Takeover is a trivia event hosted by the university every couple of weeks, the topics are chosen from popular media. Past themes have included Disney, the television show Friends and most recently the book and movie series Harry Potter. Each trivia night attracts dozens of teams of like-min...

The scary reality of Gun Violence in the United States

The scary reality of Gun Violence in the United States

Bilal Suleiman, Opinion Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Grand forks, ND, North Dakota, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Halloween is nearly here. But who needs halloween when you’ve been scared all year? There seems to have been an uptick in violent shootings in this country. Every week there seems to be a school shooting, racially motivated shooting, or police officer shooting of an unarmed suspect to get outraged about...

Tour de Forks

Tour de Forks

Molly Andrews, Opinion writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Arts&Comm, Community Fun, Grand forks, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Grand Forks has a rich history that many individuals are unaware of. Thanks to Tour De Forks, the history of Grand Forks was unleashed last Saturday. Tour De Forks was put on by the Sharon Lutheran Young Adults Community. This is a church community who strives to help young adults feel comfortable...

Attention: College Burnouts

Attention: College Burnouts

Madison Feltman, News Editor

October 23, 2018


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

According to the University of North Dakota’s Spring 2018 American College Health Association National College Health Assessment II, stress and anxiety are the number one and two impediments to students academic success. This was defined as receiving a lower grade on an exam, or an important pro...

UND Soccer soars past Purdue Fort Wayne

Luke Askew, Sports Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under Luke Askew, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Student Life, UND, UND Soccer, UND Sports

The UND Women’s soccer team got off to a record breaking start to the 2018 season. After a tough stretch in the schedule, they’ve seemingly slowed down a little bit, but a big matchup on Sunday against Purdue Fort Wayne would give them a chance to get back on track. The Fighting Hawks got off ...

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