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Working for diversity and inclusion on campus

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017

For those looking to return to the university for this upcoming semester, there are opportunities to seek and engage with some of the departments the campus has to offer. The Diversity and Inclusion Department is one that is always looking to provide students the path for the best college experience. Sandra...

Mr. Relay, an all-male pageant held to fight cancer

Mr. Relay contestants pose after the competition on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at the Memorial Union Ballroom.

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 28, 2017

An event for a good cause was held in the Memorial Union Ballroom last Sunday evening, April 23. Students had the opportunity to attend and donate to the campus Relay for Life, an organization that looks to help fight and prevent cancer, during their Mr. Relay: Male Pageant Contest. The night began...

LGBTQ+ students find resources at Pride Center

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 21, 2017

If there are students on campus who are looking to be involved in the LGBTQ community, a place where they can be their true selves or are struggling with their identity and are in need of someone to talk to, they should  check out the Pride Center and have a chat with the university’s Director of...

Club on campus getting into the “swing” of things

Tyler Bye-Jehns demonstrates a dance move with Emily Makaruk during a swing dance class on Thursday, March 30, 2017.

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017

The University of North Dakota has many clubs and organizations operating within its system. One club in particular that has had trouble maintaining activity, is the Swing Club. The Swing Club was once available at the Wellness Center, operating late in the evenings for the convenience of students...

Undergraduate showcase

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

March 3, 2017

All students should mark their calendars for April 7, as it’ll be the last day the office of Essential Studies will be accepting applications for students to participate in the undergraduate showcasing on Tuesday, May 2 through Thursday, May 4. Dr. Ryan Zerr, the university’s director of Essential Studi...

Career Services to host event connecting students and professionals

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017

Students looking to expand their network before graduation or the end of the school year should sign and registered for the chance to have a personal discussion with a big time executive during this springs, Career Conversations. Career Conversations grants students the opportunity to spend personal...

Artistic expression

Local artist Lisa Arnold submitted her beaded mosaic 'Bali Bird' to the local artist exhibition at the North Dakota Museum of Art running February 5-12, 2017.

Sheldon Halten, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

Creativity and imagination are two words that can be linked to a number of career fields. The arts is a field often overlooked that displays these characteristics in spades. University of North Dakota alumni, Matthew Wallace, the Deputy Director for the North Dakota Museum of Art, believes the arts...

Diversity and inclusion

Reverend Dr. Jamie Washington speaks during his

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

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, the audience was in the hands of a trusting leader to guide them through a discussion of diversity...

Split… et cetera

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

4 and a half stars out of 5 A week after its release, M. Night Shyamalan’s newest thriller, “Split,” has garnered critical praise and is considered the director's return to form. Shyamalan started his directorial career in the early 90’s with a drama called, “Praying with Anger.” It wasn...

Upcoming career fair

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

Through her years as a faculty member of the University of North Dakota, Ilene Odegard, the Director of Career Services, has seen a great number of students attend the university’s career fair. Odegard feels encouraging students to attend career fairs is greatly beneficial for both their experience i...

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