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Student Senate Race Continues

Student Senate Race Continues

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

April 9, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Government, Student Government Elections, Student Life, Theresa Hanley, UND, UND Election, UND Student Gov, Vote

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


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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


Filed under Dakota Student, Opinion, Se Kwon, Showcase

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


Filed under Opinion, Se Kwon, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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


Filed under Ana Chisolm, Arts&Comm, Showcase, Student Life, Theatre, UND Theatre

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


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, News, Showcase, UND

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


Filed under Ana Chisolm, Arts&Comm, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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


Filed under Opinion, Se Kwon, Showcase, UND

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


Filed under Cortnie Cottrell, News, Showcase, Student Life, UND

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...

The Truth about cheating

Megan Vogt, Opinions Editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Megan Vogt, Opinion, Showcase, Student Life, UND

Across the country there are many college students. From students who attend community and technical colleges, students who attend four year undergraduate universities and those in graduate schools, med school and law schools. There are a lot of students out there getting degrees and taking a lot of cla...

Thankful for Thanksgiving

Thankful for Thanksgiving

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Quinn Robinson-Duff

Thanksgiving is a college student’s wet dream when it comes for free food. It’s a time to go back to the comforts of home and get mom to do all your laundry. It’s a time to feast upon a plethora supply of food, raiding the fridge and pantry of all the goods. It’s a time to enjoy loved ones and ...

A new partnership takes off

A new partnership takes off

Madison Feltman, News Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Dakota Student, Grand forks, Madison Feltman, News, Showcase, UND, UND Aviation

As the John D. Odegard School of Aerospace Sciences celebrates 50 years of excellence, they also celebrate a new partnership with Sun Country Airlines. The partnership marks the beginning of a new program offered to commercial aviation students, known as the Sun Country Bridge Program. The program ent...

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