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Brannon, Selke, McVey, Noren and West are residence halls west of the English Coulee on campus.

Join Hall Government

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer May 5, 2017

College is the time to really get involved. In anything, really. There’s an ocean of groups, clubs and organizations that new students get to immerse themselves in. While there are groups that can...

Janet Rex (center) leads a group during a Qi Gong session at the Lotus Meditation Center on Monday, April 24, 2017.

Necessary Meditation

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer April 28, 2017

[Gong] Silence. No movement. No stress. No worries. Just Silence. My eyes are closed. I listen to the rain on the roof. A car passes by. [Gong] I hear the wind in the trees. Why are my shoulders...

Student presidential candidate team Cole Bachmeier and Erik Hanson had a tent set up behind Chester Fritz Library with laptops for UND students to vote during elections on Wednesday, April 12, 2017.

Election ethics unenforced during student gov elections

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer April 21, 2017

There was a bribery epidemic in the student elections just a week ago. The worst part was that it was all completely legal. With election season now coming to a close for the University of North Dakota,...

Health Addicts Fix, a spinach salad with chicken and jalapeno, was the food prepared at Mondays Wellness Center culinary corner event.

Health addicts get their fix

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer April 7, 2017

It’s typical for university courses to be taught by people who have dedicated their lives to a certain topic. For Job Stramer, he teaches a passion. Stramer is a sixth year student in college, but...

North Dakota Senator Heidi Heitkamp speaks during Fridays Kennan Conversation at Clifford Hall.

The Arctic Circle and America’s relationship with Russia

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer April 4, 2017

Relations between Russia and the United States may become even more confrontational in the next decade due to climate change in the Arctic, and UND could play a role in how they play out. At the Kennan...

Major of the Week – Dietetics

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer March 24, 2017

These are the people who you asked to analyze your lunch or ask for food help. There is so much more to it than that. “A dietician is one who literally studies the chemistry of food and learning how...

Food is only the beginning

Food is only the beginning

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer March 10, 2017

About 45 minutes north of Grand Forks in a town 15 miles off the highway, stands a café in the middle of a farm town. The St. Thomas Café is the only restaurant in the sub-1,000 person town of St....

The UND department of History is located within OKelly Hall.

Major of the week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer February 24, 2017

The History program at UND may not be structured uniquely, but there is more than meets the eye. Unlike larger universities in the country, entry level history courses are taught by professors. Hans...

James Popejoy is a professor of music and the director of bands at UND.

Major of the Week

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer February 10, 2017

It’s a field where one must cater to the group and the hundred individuals in it. The music education major at UND has a close connection to the music performance major in both requirements and teaching...

Where are all the books?

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer February 7, 2017

A number of UND textbooks’ shipping have been delayed longer than usual, leaving many students in the dark about where they are and what they can do in the meantime. With the new semester already a...

The Wilkerson and Squires dining centers hosted a wing challenge where students could eat wings that gradually increase in spiciness.

Let’s “wing” it

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer February 3, 2017

Things were getting hot in the dining centers this week. Since Mon. Jan. 30, roughly 55 students took part in the annual Wing Challenge where participants eat increasingly hot wings throughout the week...

Jared Fladeland performs poetry and spoken word during the Koselig concert at the University Park warming house on Saturday evening. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Koselig kicks-off

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer January 24, 2017

The bitter winter has taken the week off, leaving Grand Forks in a slushy state. Pedestrians are now able to walk about the town without needing to wear a face mask or even a third layer of clothing. In...

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