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New Student Leadership

New Student Leadership

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 30, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, students voted on their next student government leaders. There was a total of 37 students who ran for positions within student government. The newly elected Student Body President and Vice President are Gracie Lian and Matthew Ternus. The two won the position by a 62% majority....

UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

UND Celebrates volunteering with the ‘Big Event’

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

April 30, 2019

UND’s big event is where around 1,000 students gather together to help their community without being paid a cent. The big event really is a big event, not only for the students, but for the community. The big event is a student organization where students of all ages, majors and backgrounds join t...

A year of controversy

A year of controversy

Madison Feltman, News Editors

April 30, 2019

This school year started with controversy and has come to a close with yet again more controversy. In the beginning of the school year we took a look at the faltering relationship between UND’s President Mark Kennedy and Kris Engelstad McGarry, trustee of the Engelstad Family Foundation. Recently, we...

Student Senate Race Continues

Student Senate Race Continues

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 9, 2019

This student body election will have three names on the ballot. The last time there were three executive tickets running was in 2017. Recently to join the race are Cora Ijeoma Odoala and Saphyra Turnier Jeudy. Neither of the who have any experience in student government, but their hopes are to: Link Up...

New Memorial Union Updates

New Memorial Union Updates

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

March 26, 2019

With 2,439 students voting yes on Nov. 20, 2018 for a new Memorial Union, it is time for construction. As the construction date creeps closer and closer, many questions arise about updates on the changes that are going to be happening soon. With big changes occurring, calls for important approvals f...

The Problem with Happiness

The Problem with Happiness

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

March 26, 2019

Happiness comes in many different forms. For me, happiness is food, specifically Chipotle. In all seriousness, happiness to me is life, with the people I love and care for, that is all I really need.   So many people, especially us college students, tend to lose track of what makes them happ...

Look how far you’ve come

Look how far you’ve come

Se Kwon, Opinoin Writer

March 5, 2019

The end of the school year is just around the corner and I wanted to share a little about my personal experience at UND thus far. As a freshman, I didn’t really know what to expect. I’ve heard from many people that college will be the ‘best four years of your life’, but I didn’t fully understand...

The Spitfire Grill

The Spitfire Grill

Ana Chisholm, Arts & Community Writer

March 5, 2019

Opening Thursday Feb. 21, the Spitfire Grill was serving up more than just pie.  The musical had it all including laughs, tears and music. The Spitfire Grill, a musical put on by the UND Theatre department, depicts the heartfelt story of a small town and its citizens. The show was directed by Em...

Two-Time Professor of the year

Two-Time Professor of the year

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

March 5, 2019

Thursday Feb. 28, 2019, sociology teacher, Frank White, was presented the Professor of the Year award for the second time within his 31 years of teaching at UND. “To be the recipient of this award is extremely humbling,” White said. “I think it is really assuring that young students nominate an...

Slam Poetry comes to UND

Ana Chisholm, Arts & Community

February 26, 2019

On Tuesday, Feb. 5th, as part of the Perspective Speaker Series, the University of North Dakota brought Pages Matam to campus to conduct a creative writing and performance workshop as well as a performance later in the evening.   Pages Matam is a national and two-time regional poetry slam cham...

Parking pass problems

Parking pass problems

Se Kwon, Opinions Writer

February 5, 2019

Rumor has it that the University of North Dakota oversold their parking permits this year. UND offers certain zones that require parking permits; ‘A’ is only offered for the administrative faculty/staff, ‘S’ is offered for the student lots, ‘H’ is for on-campus housing zones such as residence...

Students Have a Voice

Students Have a Voice

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

February 5, 2019

A recent survey has been sent out to the student body via email here at the University of North Dakota, regarding some possible additions and changes in amenities for next year and years to come. After the proposal for the new Memorial Union was voted on and passed, private developers recognized this move...

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