Dakota Student

Exploring The New Squires Dining Center

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

September 11, 2019

On Tuesday, Sept. 3, Edward Martin, the retail dining operational manager at Squires Food Court explained the changes that students will face when dining there.   Since the Union is no longer present, Old Main Market Place replaced Squires, once a dining hall to accommodate students like they once had...

Campus Construction Changes

Campus Construction Changes

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

September 11, 2019

All of the new changes stirring up UND’s campus, parking and office locations, you may be wondering what exactly has been going on around here. With the memorial union being torn down, the relocation of offices and meeting areas, there have been many changes to the UND campus within the last few m...

A Word of Advice for Incoming Freshman

A Word of Advice for Incoming Freshman

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

September 10, 2019

After two full weeks of classes, it’s safe to say that fall semester is now in full swing. I have always found it hard to fully transition back into the swing of classes, homework and overall simply finding a routine. I remember coming to UND last year, and having no idea what to expect and I somehow...

Rediscovering Passion to Find Greatness

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

Senior cross country and track captain Hannah Oscarson has been running competitively since fourth grade. She competed for three years in the Park and Recreation track club before making the varsity cross country squad in the fall of her seventh-grade year.   “I think right away I just ran...

Up for the Challenge

Up for the Challenge

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

September 10, 2019

The University of North Dakota football team was taken down by in-state rival and No. 1 ranked North Dakota State on Saturday afternoon. Although the first half showed promise for UND, the second half crumbled and resulted in a 38-7 loss. UND Head Coach Bubba Schweigert knew that the team had their...

A Letter From Our Editor

Allyson Bento, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2019

To the readers of Dakota Student, first I would like to thank you for picking up the paper that I poured my heart into for the last four years. Whether you picked up a copy, clicked a link or shared a story with us to share with the world, you have been the reason we publish each and every week. The Dak...

Softball takes down Jackrabbits

Softball takes down Jackrabbits

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

April 30, 2019

The University of North Dakota women’s softball team was back at home this past weekend for the first time since 2018. With the conditions in Grand Forks and flooding of the Apollo Sports Complex, the softball team was forced to move all home games to the Alerus Center. This marked the longest streak ...

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...

Women’s golf takes sixth at conference tournament

Women’s golf takes sixth at conference tournament

Hanna Hill, Sports Writer

April 30, 2019

The women’s golf team started off the year strong back in August at the University of Nebraska Omaha Invitational. They played three rounds and placed sixth with a score of 947. They made quite the statement back in September during the Hobble Creek Classic, where they played three rounds, placed six...

A Different Kind of Race

A Different Kind of Race

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Writer

April 16, 2019

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...

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