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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,...

We Are Taking in Too Much

We Are Taking in Too Much

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

March 31, 2020

It may seem a bit backwards reading from the Dakota Student that you should stop reading the news, I get it, but hear me out.   News programs on cable networks saw higher numbers than they’ve seen in over 15 years, before the rise of social media and DVR to record programs. Social media pla...

Social media misconstruction

Social media misconstruction

Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

Social media; it can be wonderful, invigorating and seemingly so informative in regard to current events and what is happening around the world. A human living in the United States can feel that they are part of some sort of festival happening in France (a general example for social media use), and they...

Where the Candidates Stand

Where the Candidates Stand

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

March 10, 2020

Super Tuesday results are in and Joe Biden emerged as the winner of the most states. Biden won 10 out of the 14 states while his opponent, Bernie Sanders, won four. In terms of delegates, Sanders and Biden are closely matched for the Democratic nomination. Biden is at 624 while Sanders is at 556. Th...

Coronavirus Update

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

March 10, 2020

The widespread coronavirus (COVID-19) has officially made it to Minnesota with two confirmed cases, which means that the coronavirus is closer to home (North Dakota) than ever before. The University of North Dakota released another statement on the coronavirus regarding study abroad, travel and ways t...

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...

Esports Nexus

Esports Nexus

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

March 3, 2020

Do you have an interest in gaming and Esports? The new Nexus Esports lounge at the Wellness Center is the place to be! Mike Wozniak, Coordinator of Campus Recreation here at the University of North Dakota gives the latest about the new addition to the Wellness Center.  Wozniak explains how the idea of building th...

2020 Census – Do Your Part

2020 Census - Do Your Part

Madison Feltman, Editor-In-Chief

March 3, 2020

Every 10 years the United States Government gathers population information on the country through the Census. As 2020 has gotten off to a quick start, the U.S. Census Bureau is working hard to recruit Census Takers to ensure that each and every citizen is accounted for.    The importance of the Census is extremely un...

An Interview with Armacost

An Interview with Armacost

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

March 3, 2020

“I'm just a curious person who wants to know what's going on in the lives of students.” Incoming president Dr. Andrew Armacost was in Grand Forks and had been meeting with faculty, students and community members during his four-month transition period. These meetings will be an insight int...

Caucuses and Primaries

Caucuses and Primaries

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 26, 2020

The state of South Carolina is next up to hold its primary for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.    A polling website, 270towin.com, has projected Joe Biden to win the state, but Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders have been upsetting the polls with their recent victories in early pri...

Wi-Fi updates at UND

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

February 25, 2020

Recently, the University of North Dakota had an update with its Wi-Fi networks, which has some asking why the change? Madhavi Marasinghe, chief information officer (CIO) here at UND explained in detail all the changes and why it was time for an update through an email. Before the new networks can...

State of the Union

State of the Union

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 4., President Donald Trump delivered his third State of the Union address shortly after the acquittal from the Senate. Highlighting the achievements of the past year, President Trump also spoke about numerous guests and their stories. Several freshman representatives did not attend the State of the...

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