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UND looks to stay on top

Lexi Klabo takes a free throw against Eastern Washington University at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center last season.
February 10, 2017

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball team seeks to continue their winning ways as they head to Moscow, Idaho to take on the University of Idaho Vandals on Saturday Feb. 11. The Hawks (15-7, 10-1)...

Kristofor Paulson “breaks through” to students

Kristofor Paulson, instructor in the economics program, reently published a book titled 'Breaking Through the World of Statistics.'
February 10, 2017

Kristofor Paulson describes his life as a series of “happy accidents.” Moments that had him make decisions that didn’t coincide with his original plan of becoming a chemical engineer led him to...

Major of the Week

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

Holding your tongue on Facebook

February 10, 2017

Many people my age say Facebook is outdated or it’s for “old people,” but I use Facebook as a tool for many things every day. I’m able to look at what my family and old friends are up to, I share...

Advantages of a STEM education

February 10, 2017

Statistics have shown that too many students spend tens of thousands of dollars to attend college and graduate with degrees in the humanities, fine arts or similar areas that they have difficulty finding...

State of Education

February 10, 2017

With recent confirmation of Betsy DeVos leading President Trump’s Department of Education, it appears liberals, conservatives and libertarians need to have a discussion on the school choice issue. They...

Diversity and inclusion

Reverend Dr. Jamie Washington speaks during his
Eye of the Hawk series continues with presentation concerning diversity
February 3, 2017

The Gorecki Alumni Center was at full capacity Monday night, as Rev. Dr. Jamie Washington helped close off the third day of Interfaith week; the Eye of the Hawk Lecture. With Washington as the events speaker,...

Examining cultural differences

Nabil Suleiman, associate professor of civil engineering, serves rice during a
February 3, 2017

The University of North Dakota participated in an online seminar Tuesday, January 31, in the Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. The seminar, part of the school’s Interfaith Week, discussed the issues that...

Trump announces nomination for America’s next Supreme Court Justice

February 3, 2017

An important moment in history occurred Tuesday night, Jan. 31, when President Trump revealed his nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Judge Neil Gorsuch will be taking the vacant seat held by...

Hawks look to force Bears to Hibernate

February 3, 2017

The UND Fighting Hawks women’s basketball team heads to Greeley, Colo. for a huge matchup with the University of Northern Colorado Bears on Sat. Feb. 4 in a matchup between the Big Sky Conference’s...

Interfaith Week, Bahá’í Conversation

Cheyenne Defender presents a talk on the Baha'i faith during Interfaith week at the River Valley room in the Memorial Union.
February 3, 2017

On Jan. 31, a group of diverse members of the Grand Forks community arrived at the Red River Room in the Memorial Union for Bahá'í Conversation: Learning About the Bahá'í Faith. Some were Bahá'í,...

Let’s “wing” it

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

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