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State of the Union

State of the Union

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

February 14, 2020

On Feb. 4., President Donald Trump delivered his third State of the Union address shortly after the acquittal from the Senate. Highlighting the achievements of the past year, President Trump also spoke about numerous guests and their stories. Several freshman representatives did not attend the State of the...

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...

Oral Roberts Height Too Much for UND

Oral Roberts Height Too Much for UND

Presley Paintner, Sports Writer

February 12, 2020

Montserat Brotons, a 6-foot-4-inch center from Spain proved to be too much for the Fighting Hawks, scoring a game and career high 20 points in the paint for Oral Roberts.    Oral Roberts is a post-oriented team.    "That's just where a majority of our offense is generated," Oral Robe...

Going Beyond the Grand Forks Community

Going Beyond the Grand Forks Community

Molly Andrews, Arts & Community Editor

February 6, 2020

The University of North Dakota is filled with opportunities for involvement. Whether it be in the Grand Forks Community or beyond, students are able to experience and indulge in different communities. One way that this can be possible, is through the different clubs and organizations on campus. &nb...

Hockey Back to Winning Ways Against Colorado

Hockey Back to Winning Ways Against Colorado

James DeArman, Sports Writer

February 6, 2020

The number two team in the nation returned home this weekend to the Ralph after suffering just their third loss of the season in last weekend's split series with Minnesota Duluth. This weekends tilt came against the team that is occupying the bottom spot in the conference standings in Colorado College a...

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...

Dear Freshman

Dear Freshman

Presley Paintner, News Writer

February 3, 2020

Dear Freshman,   Here are some things I wish I would have done and known my first year at the University of North Dakota.    Enjoy the dorm life, use the wellness, go support the athletic teams, be a part of a student organization, get to know your professors and the toughest part of f...

Reflecting on the Year

Reflecting on the Year

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

February 3, 2020

Taking a look back at the 2018-2019 school year and comparing it to fall 2019 semester is interesting, especially when predicting for what the future holds for UND and the student enrollment rates.  Diving into the statistics, Fall semester 2018 had 13,847 students, whereas the fall semester 2019...

Home Sweet Home For UND Basketball

James DeArman, Sports Writer

January 28, 2020

For the University of North Dakota Men's basketball team there is no place like home. After a rough stretch of four straight loses, three of which coming away, the Fighting Hawks returned to the friendly confines of the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center for matchups with the bottom half of the Summit Leagu...

Women’s Basketball looking for Strong Summit Performance

Madison Overby, Sports Editor

January 28, 2020

The University of North Dakota women’s basketball team is just seven games into conference play and are sitting at fifth in the Summit League. They took on Denver here at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center on Friday night and came up just short, falling to Denver 81-91. This loss boosted Denver in the...

PAWS for Mental Health

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

December 10, 2019

Finals getting you down, stressed out from all that studying and appreciate dogs? Then the Wellness Center at the University of North Dakota has got your back! On Wednesday, December 11 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. the Wellness Center is hosting their De-Stress Fest. Come pet some fluffy therapy dogs wh...

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...

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