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Faculty, staff survey

September 27, 2016

UND President Mark Kennedy has repeatedly expressed his interest in listening to the needs of the campus community as he begins his president, and a UND employee survey released early last week provided him and the rest of the UND administration better insight into the concerns of UND faculty and sta...

The art of flamingo flocking.

The art of flamingo flocking.

September 27, 2016

For charity, of course! The Nonprofit Leadership Student Association (NLSA) began flocking front yards with flamingos on Sept. 19. The fifth annual Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser is raising money to go toward the Global Friends Coalition, an organization that helps New Americans integrate into the Gra...

Simulating an emergence

Simulating an emergence

September 27, 2016

Emergency response teams gather to simulate emergency scenarios at GFK When I came to, I couldn’t see anything. I could smell the smoke, and hear others banging on the walls of the plane, screaming for help. But pitch black darkness surrounded me, and I feared I had been blinded. However, I heard ...

Wake up to UND

Sean Cleary, Copy editor

September 23, 2016

Members of the Greater Grand Forks community gathered Tuesday morning at “Wake Up to UND” to listen to President Mark Kennedy speak about his plans for the university. The event, which was sponsored by the Chamber of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks, was at record capacity. After a performanc...

Arbor Park consideration

Arbor Park consideration

Matt Eidson, News Editor

September 23, 2016

Arbor Park is under consideration for development. The fate of the park will be decided on Oct. 3, when Grand Forks City Council will meet to make its final decision. Meredith Richards, Deputy Director of Community Development for Grand Forks, explains that of the three parks located within the...

Blues, BBQ and beer: Down on the river in Grand Forks

Blues, BBQ and beer: Down on the river in Grand Forks

Journey Gontjes, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

On a beautiful evening in downtown Grand Forks’ Town Square, Blues on the Red filled the air with sweet sounding soul for the last time this year. In its 10th year, Blues on the Red is a free live music event that runs from 5p.m.-10p.m. and falls on the last Saturday of each month in June, July an...

From Dickinson to Texas back to Forks

From Dickinson to Texas back to Forks

Haley Olson, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

Dean Jilek comes from to take charge of UND Choir  “Grand Forks is a great community. The University of North Dakota is part of a great community. I am excited to be here” New choir director and professor, Dean Jilek stated in an interview with the Dakota Student. Dean Jilek is named the ...

A new building for a new era

A new building for a new era

Journey Gontjes, Staff Writer

September 2, 2016

UND School Of Medicine and Health Sciences nears completion  The new UND School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) building is now 99% complete after just three years. The entire process started in May 2013 when the 63rd Assembly of the North Dakota Legislature approved funding for $124 million do...

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