Dakota Student

College sports on the chopping block

Nick Erickson, Staff Writer

August 29, 2017

It’s the start of a new school year. The campus is bright with new faces, green shrubbery and grass. Everyone here is looking forward to specific things that will soon enough be upon us. Some anticipate the tailgating sessions in the Alerus Center’s parking lot. A good amount of us will be entice...

Financial Wellness closing this year

UND Financial Wellness was recently announced to cease operations and close on May 31, 2017.

Diane Newberry, News Editor

May 3, 2017

The Financial Wellness Center, created in 2013 to provide free financial counseling and education to students, will be closing permanently on May 31. The news came suddenly for Shafiq Khan, who was hired as coordinator of the center in December. The employees of the office were reportedly told of their i...

Title IX woes

Chris Maiello, former head coach of the swimming and diving teams, recently signed on to coach at UConn.

Adam Demoulas, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

Following the sports cuts at the University of North Dakota, an investigation is underway regarding the controversial federal code Title IX. In the wake of cutting the women’s hockey team and men’s/women’s swimming and diving team, the university will be answering questions of the United States...

One step forward, two steps back

Brian Idalski is the head coach of the UND women's hockey program, which was eliminated as part of a 1.3 million budget cut for the Athletics department. File photo.

Allyson Bento, Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

In a large sunlit room, there was nothing bright about the mood as people walked into the Gorecki Alumni Center with somber faces and heavy hearts. Standing behind the podium, UND Athletic Director Brian Faison announced that the university would be cutting the men’s and women’s swim and dive pr...

Resident hall budget

The Terrace Dining Center will be closed at the end of the spring 2017 semester.

Connor Johnson, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

The University of North Dakota’s Association of Residence Halls passed an upgraded budget last week for next year, as stated by member Amanda Cook. The budget, ARH-R1617-03, will come into effect next semester and raises the housing fees 20 percent from their current rate for students in residence...

Upcoming budget cuts at UND

Liz Kacher, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

The impending budget cuts have put President Kennedy and the administration in a difficult situation when making decisions about UND’s future. This process began after Governor Doug Burgum presented legislators with a proposal that recommended additional cuts beyond those proposed by former Gov. Jack...

Integrated Studies Program faces the danger of being cut

Tami Carmichael (right) speaks during a question an answer session last year. File Photo/ Dakota Student

Nick Sallen, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2017

On Thursday Feb. 2, Debbie Storrs, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, in response to a university-wide requirement for all areas to propose budget reductions, announced her plan to lower the number of instructors in the College as part of this most recent round of budget cuts. To meet funding c...

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