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Campus Construction Changes

Campus Construction Changes

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

September 11, 2019

All of the new changes stirring up UND’s campus, parking and office locations, you may be wondering what exactly has been going on around here. With the memorial union being torn down, the relocation of offices and meeting areas, there have been many changes to the UND campus within the last few m...

New Memorial Union Updates

New Memorial Union Updates

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

March 26, 2019

With 2,439 students voting yes on Nov. 20, 2018 for a new Memorial Union, it is time for construction. As the construction date creeps closer and closer, many questions arise about updates on the changes that are going to be happening soon. With big changes occurring, calls for important approvals f...

French Taste on Campus and In the Community

French Taste on Campus and In the Community

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

February 26, 2019

On Valentine’s Day this year, the students of the University of North Dakota got a special treat, a taste of France would be available in the Memorial Union for students to enjoy. Warren Sai, a junior studying marketing opened his own business, specializing in crêpes, a French taste that is not comm...

Plans for building renovations

Plans for building renovations

Sasha Leibold, News Writer

November 20, 2018

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...

Little Bangkok

Little Bangkok recently opened in the former Terrace Dining Center space in the Memorial Union basement. Trevor Alveshere / Dakota Student

Maddie Ardelean, Arts & Community Writer

February 4, 2018

Little Bangkok is a well known part of the Grand Forks/East Grand Forks downtown, and recently they expanded to a new location in the basement of the Memorial Union. This new addition to our community called for a taste test so I, along with a cohort of review assistants, went to check it out. My fr...

Nursing students educate the community on prescription drug disposal

Nursing students educate the community on prescription drug disposal

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

November 1, 2017

In the wake of the national opioid epidemic being declared a public health crisis, students at the University of North Dakota took action on the issue. Last Thursday, a class of 12 clinical nursing students held an event promoting proper protocol for disposing old or unwanted medications. The event...

LGBTQ+ students find resources at Pride Center

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

If there are students on campus who are looking to be involved in the LGBTQ community, a place where they can be their true selves or are struggling with their identity and are in need of someone to talk to, they should  check out the Pride Center and have a chat with the university’s Director of...

Renovation plans for the Memorial Union

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017

From March 28 to 30, representatives from WTW Architects in Pittsburg visited campus for the fourth time as part of the planning process for renovations to the Memorial Union. Senior Principal on the project Paul Knell and Director of Planning Derek Eversmann spent much of their time on campus conduc...

Hawks logo perched across various campus sites

During spring break, UND increased Fighting Hawks logo presence on-campus with graphics inside the Memorial Union and elsewhere. Nick Nelson/ Dakota Student

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017

Students returning to classes after spring break might have noticed a change in their familiar stomping grounds: an impressive smattering of the university’s new Hawks logo across campus in the form of new window hangings, murals and floor clings. Though many students have expressed confusion as to...

Love your body week kicks off

Samantha Hinnenkamp (left) and Jenna Desmidt (right) speak to a student at the Love Your Body table Monday afternoon in the Memorial Union.

Stephanie Hollman, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017

The Women’s Center kicked off its annual “Love Your Body Week” at the Memorial Union by raising awareness about body-image issues, providing resources to those who are affected by them and hosting activities and freebies in celebration of body positivity. On Monday, representatives from the...

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