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With power comes responsibility

December 2, 2016

With the dust beginning to settle from the election results, people are now turning their attention towards what the implications will be, both locally and nationally. At the state level, Republicans...

New evaluation system for professors at UND

December 2, 2016

UND has transitioned to another method of evaluating professor performance known as the Student Evaluation of Learning and Feedback for Instructors. SELFI will be replacing the USAT form, which was...

Implications of media bias

November 22, 2016

Election year media coverage often brings up a recurring topic of debate: media bias. This cycle was certainly no exception, and the debate won’t be going away anytime soon. I’ve always found it...

Moving forward in the Trump Era

November 18, 2016

The post-election reaction to Donald Trump’s victory has provided some insight into political discourse in this country, to say the least. With Trump as president, people should act the same as they...

Changing jurisdiction

Changing jurisdiction
November 18, 2016

University PD discuss jurisdiction agreement with Grand Forks PD Since July of last year, the University of North Dakota Police Department has not had legal jurisdiction off of campus. This lack...

Measure 2: yes or no

November 4, 2016

Sean Cleary, vote yes on Measure 2 With everything going during the 2016 election, Measure 2 is not a hot topic of conversation among many voters. It hasn’t received much press or attracted much debate...

Biomedical engineering

November 4, 2016

NDSU and UND will be offering joint graduate programs in biomedical engineering beginning in fall 2017. The programs will be the first of their kind in the state of North Dakota. “This joint program...

Presidential election has implications in higher education

October 28, 2016

With a long campaign nearing its conclusion, UND students will have the chance to vote on Nov. 8 to elect the next president of the United States. In a campaign that has grown increasingly contentious...

Diversity council

October 25, 2016

University policy regarding issues of race and diversity on campus will receive increased scrutiny over the next several months. Early last week, the Diversity Advisory Council held its first meeting....

Ballot Measures: a primer for students

October 14, 2016

When North Dakotans head to the polls this November, they will have more to vote on than just a local, state and national candidates. On the flip side of the ballot will be five ballot measures, giving...

Camelot on campus

Rebecca Weaver-Hightower, a professor in English at UND, presides over the inauguration of President Mark Kennedy on Monday, October 10, 2016 at the Chester Fritz Auditorium.
October 14, 2016

Inspired by JFK, President Mark Kennedy settles in at UND For the twelfth time in 133 years, UND has inaugurated a new leader. President Mark Kennedy was officially inaugurated as president of UND this...

Local legislative race nears home stretch

October 7, 2016

*Editor’s note: The Dakota Student conducted interviews to profile the positions of both teams of legislative candidates running for office in District 42. This is the second article in that series. As...

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