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A Different Kind of Race

A Different Kind of Race

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under #dakotastudent, Arts&Comm, Dakota Student, Molly Andrews, Showcase, Trevor Alveshere, UND, UND Aviation

The University of North Dakota held its first Collegiate Drone Racing Championship in the High Performance Center this weekend.   Students from across the nation came to campus to compete for the champion title.   This event was put on by the Research Institute for Autonomous Systems. RIAS is ded...

Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income

Quinn Robinson-Duff, Opinion Writer

February 26, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Quinn Robinson-Duff, Showcase

The future is coming. Automated cars, trucks and services will be the way. We already have self-driving cars in the works. Automated grocery services such as Amazon Go, where you can walk in and walk out without human contact, and self-check outs which are more commonly seen. “Autonomous driving...

Smartphones are ruining our memories

Smartphones are ruining our memories

Jill Morton, Columnist

April 16, 2018


Filed under jill morton, Opinion, Showcase

Over the past few years, I have noticed that I rely more and more on my smartphone for just about everything. There are so many convenient apps for anything and everything that you might need. If I lost my phone, I too would feel lost. I use it as my alarm clock, my to-do list, my address book,...

Kids and technology

Jill Morton, Columnist

April 8, 2018


Filed under #dakotastudent, Dakota Student, jill morton, Opinion

I recently visited an elementary school through a pen pal program and got to experience an hour in the life of a fourth grader. I haven’t been in a fourth-grade classroom since I was in elementary school myself and things have certainly changed since then. The biggest difference I noticed was how much...

Technology in moderation

Nick Sallen, Copy editor

September 15, 2017


Filed under Nick Sallen, Opinion

Communication technologies have transformed our way of life indefinitely. We can connect with people who we might otherwise never meet, around the world, instantly. Social media is at the forefront of activism and organization of loosely connected people. New communities are created daily to serve our...

Upcoming career fair

Sheldon Hatlen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017


Filed under News, Sheldon Hatlen

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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