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PAWS for Mental Health

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

December 10, 2019

Finals getting you down, stressed out from all that studying and appreciate dogs? Then the Wellness Center at the University of North Dakota has got your back! On Wednesday, December 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Wellness Center is hosting their De-Stress Fest. Come pet some fluffy therapy dogs wh...

Thanksgiving Snowstorm

Thanksgiving Snowstorm

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

December 10, 2019

Over Thanksgiving break, a snowstorm hit North Dakota that forced portions of Interstate 94 and Interstate 29 to be closed. The North Dakota Highway Patrol said they had helped at least 50 stranded vehicles. Eight inches of the snowstorm fell on Grand Forks. This left a lot of work for the city of Grand For...

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

December 1, 2019

The University of North Dakota held community forums for the six candidates for the UND presidency, now only three candidates remain. The three finalists for the position are Dr. Andrew Armacost, Dr. Laurie Nichols and Dr. David Rosowsky. With a wide array of states being represented in the president se...

ISIS Leader Killed

ISIS Leader Killed

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

November 5, 2019

During the night on Oct. 26, the United States successfully took down the leader and founder of the Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. A planned raid throughout the night in northwest Syria targeted a compound occupied by Baghdadi. President Trump held a conference in the Diplomatic Reception Room m...

Presidential Candidates

Presidential Candidates

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

November 5, 2019

Starting Nov. 12, candidates for the University of North Dakota’s presidency will be on campus to meet with students, faculty and the Presidential Search Committee. Public Forums will happen on the second day of the candidate’s visit from 2:30 – 3:30 p.m., locations unclear at this time. These mee...

New Troop Movements

New Troop Movements

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 23, 2019

Last week, President Trump announced plans to remove U.S. troops from Syria amid growing tensions between two U.S. allies, the Turkish government and Kurdish forces, both of whom have helped fight the Islamic State (IS, ISIS, ISIL) through the years. The Kurdish backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) have been a ke...

New Lawsuit Against Trump Admin

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

October 8, 2019

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has filed a new lawsuit against the Trump Administration, this time focusing on defending the families separated by President Trump’s “zero-tolerance” policy. The lawsuit alleges that family separations have caused mental trauma to children affected by ...

Refinery Bombing

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

September 24, 2019

Drones and their capabilities have been demonstrated throughout the years, helping or hurting communities. The destructive force of drones is often the one being spoken about in news cycles.    A recent drone bombing on Saudi Arabia’s largest refinery, Abqaiq Oil Refinery, has sent oil p...

Goodbye Sweethearts

Goodbye Sweethearts

Madison Feltman, News Editor

February 12, 2019

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, stores have their shelves filled to the brim with festive candy. One popular hate-to-love or love-to-hate candy has not made its way to shelves this 2019 Valentine’s Day season, Sweethearts Conversation Hearts. This will mark the first Valentine’s Day wit...

Dissecting the Dean search

Madison Feltman, News Editor

January 15, 2019

With a new year comes new changes, UND has seen quite a few changes around here within the last few months particularly within several departmental positions amongst a range of departments. The first major change was marked by the announcement that Kathryn Rand, dean of the UND School of Law, wou...

Government Stalement

Government Stalement

Madison Feltman, News Editor

January 15, 2019

The country has found itself just short of chaos as a government shutdown has turned from a matter of days to now weeks and quite possibly months. The longest ever U.S. Government shutdown began at midnight on Dec 22. President Donald Trump and U.S. lawmakers have remained in the deadlocked stando...

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...

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