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How the Art Community is Dealing with COVID-19 at UND

How the Art Community is Dealing with COVID-19 at UND

Sarah Larson, Arts and Comm Writer

August 31, 2020

Due to Covid-19, this fall semester has been a new experience for students and faculty here at UND. To ensure everyone’s safety here on campus, everyone has been required to wear masks, especially when indoors. Meaning masks must be worn during all classes, including those where it may be more diffi...

UND Greeks cite charitable activities as a benefit of membership

UND Greeks cite charitable activities as a benefit of membership

Natalie Pike, Guest Writer

May 5, 2020

In the fall semester at University of North Dakota, sororities and fraternities welcome new members into their organizations with lofty goals: to develop leadership skills, encourage brotherhood and sisterhood, build up scholarships, and create everlasting friendships for the next four years of college. One tradition...

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...

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...

Scholarships at UND

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

February 12, 2020

Student debt isn’t something new or unheard of when attending a college or university, but there are some ways individuals can help tackle their debt. The average student loan debt as of 2019 is $31,172 but varies depending on major and length of time in school. Students wanting an estimate on their...

UND Softball Opens Season Strong

James DeArman, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

The University of North Dakota softball team opened their season this weekend with a trip to San Antonio for the H-E-B Classic hosted by the University of Incarnate Word. The H-E-B Classic was a tournament consisting of five games over a three-day span. This would be a great opportunity for Head Coac...

Career Expo

Career Expo

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

February 4, 2020

On Tuesday, February 4, the Spring 2020 Career Expo will be taking place at the Alerus Center from 12-4 p.m. allowing undergraduates and graduates from UND from across all fields of study as well as UND alumni the opportunity to talk to numerous employers to create possible contacts in your field of study...

Armacost Named President

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

December 10, 2019

On Dec. 3., the University of North Dakota and the State Board of Higher Learning wrapped up their months-long search for the new president. Dr. Andrew Armacost has been named the 13th president of UND and will likely begin on or after June 1, 2020. The Presidential Search Committee had its first meetin...

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...

Why do we laugh at others misfortunes

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 26, 2019

Do you ever catch yourself mindlessly scrolling through Facebook or the latest craze, Tik Tok watching endless hours of videos? I know I do. Usually as I wind down for the night, I spend time watching videos such as Tipsy Bartender or Ellen mindlessly. However, recently I have found myself laughing at...

UND Chamber Orchestra

UND Chamber Orchestra

Maddie Deshler, Arts & Community Writer

October 15, 2019

The lights in the Josephine Campbell Recital Hall begin to dim, matching the fall’s evening darkness on October 9. The only light left is shining down on the UND Chamber Orchestra. All dressed in black, the orchestra gives off strong feelings of unity. This unity among the group becomes evident the m...

100th Anniversary of ROTC at UND

100th Anniversary of ROTC at UND

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

October 15, 2019

Once a UND industrial engineering student in 1996, now UND’s professor of military science, Lieutenant Colonel Murphy is incredibly honored to be celebrating with UND’s Army ROTC’s 100th year anniversary on campus.  When Lieutenant Murphy was enrolled at UND back in 1991-1996 and was activel...

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