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A new partnership takes off

A new partnership takes off

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 6, 2018

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...

Aviation instructor shortage

UND Aviation program airplanes sit parked on runways at Grand Forks International Airport (GFK) in November 2017.

Madison Feltman, Staff Writer

April 22, 2018

As the spring semester comes to a close, there’s one thing looming around UND’s Aviation program: an instructor shortage. Despite the rather large success of the university’s aviation program and it’s multitude of resources, the scramble for instructors is on. As the widely known generat...

Psychedelics in the dorms

Graphic by Heather Schuler

Diane Newberry, News Editor

November 19, 2017

On a fateful night near the beginning of the 2016 spring semester, Parker Ellis laid in the hallway of Bek Hall waiting for God - in a figurative sense, and, for him, in a very tangible sense as he was under the influence of LSD. Ellis had been a typical, straight-laced aviation student. He had successfully...

Upcoming career fair

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

Through her years as a faculty member of the University of North Dakota, Ilene Odegard, the Director of Career Services, has seen a great number of students attend the university’s career fair. Odegard feels encouraging students to attend career fairs is greatly beneficial for both their experience i...

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