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Animal Adoptions on the Rise

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

May 5, 2020

There is some positivity amongst the chaos. Adoption and fostering for animals have increased due to the pandemic with some shelters now experiencing empty kennels for the first time in years. Through an email, Kaye John the President and Co-founder of Prairie Paws Rescue talks about the adoption process,...

Census 2020

Census 2020

Staff, News Writer

March 10, 2020

2020 is a big year for the United States, not only are we electing a new president but we are  also participating in a nationwide effort to count our population through the Census. Starting in 1970 our nation has mandated a national count of the population every decade which is conducted by the U.S. Ce...

Recovery Reinvented

Recovery Reinvented

Madison Feltman, Editor-In-Chief

November 19, 2019

On Tuesday, Nov. 12, North Dakota’s First Lady Kathryn Helgaas Burgum hosted her annual Recovery Reinvented event alongside North Dakota’s Governor Doug Burgum. Recovery Reinvented has been the First Lady’s main initiative whilst standing beside her husband. She has taken it upon herself to su...

The JUCO way to go

Hayden Galvin (left) and Lenny Nelson (right) recently transferred to the UND football program from junior colleges around the country.

John Gregg, Sports writer

February 11, 2018

In recent years, it’s become a norm for many student athletes to be recruited out of high school and receive offers to attend various schools to play their sport. For some, the non-conventional route can be a good decision for their careers for many reasons whether it be academic or physical. Junior...

“Make UAS great again”: One club’s story of revival

Jordan Krueger pilots a UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) during a UND UAS Club metting on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Diane Newberry, News Editor

May 5, 2017

At this time last year, The UND UAS/RC Club was virtually defunct. Their name stands for Unmanned Aerial Systems and Radio Controlled Aircraft, and to students like Eric DeGray, it seemed odd that UND Aerospace didn’t have a more active UAS community. “It had been inactive for about a year and...

Grand Forks bus routes restructured

The Metro Transit Center in downtown Grand Forks, N.D. is the main hub for the Cities Area Transit (CAT) bus service, which travels throughout the community.

Nick Sallen, Copy Editor

May 5, 2017

The Grand Forks-East Grand Forks Metropolitan Planning Organization and the Cities Area Transit (CAT) have updated their Transit Development Plan (TDP) to better meet city bus rider needs as the city continues to develop. According to the TDP handout, the new route changes will “strengthen existing...

Working for diversity and inclusion on campus

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

For those looking to return to the university for this upcoming semester, there are opportunities to seek and engage with some of the departments the campus has to offer. The Diversity and Inclusion Department is one that is always looking to provide students the path for the best college experience. Sandra...

Summer sessions

Chris Logan was named as head coach of the women's soccer program on December 14, 2016.

Jake Andersen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

Since joining the Big Sky in 2012, the UND women’s soccer team hasn’t had the success they’ve wanted. In fact, the team has a 9-57-6 record in five seasons with the conference, bad enough for the worst conference record during that stretch and four years spent at the bottom of the Big Sky. Katie...

Join Hall Government

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

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 sharpen the skills and talents needed for careers, student hall governments offer different opportunities...

Greek life at UND

Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) is one of many fraternties on the UND campus.

Jordan Hermes, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

Let me guess. When you think of what a fraternity or sorority is, you think of movies like “Animal House” or “House Bunny” where college students are constantly partying and degrading others who are not a part of Greek life. Well, I am here to tell you those stereotypes are wrong. The Greek...

You’re not alone

UCC has information on-hand for many needs, such as suicide prevention, coming out, perfectionism, etc. for clients of the center.

Ben Godfrey, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

College is a great time in peoples lives full of new experiences, people and knowledge. It’s also a period of transition that can cause large amounts of stress. Leaving home for the first time isn’t easy, nor is making all new friends and becoming responsible for yourself. The heavy workload of students...

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