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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...

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Three Finalists for the UND Presidency

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

December 1, 2019

The University of North Dakota held community forums for the six candidates for the UND presidency, now only three candidates remain. The three finalists for the position are Dr. Andrew Armacost, Dr. Laurie Nichols and Dr. David Rosowsky. With a wide array of states being represented in the president se...

UND Continues Win Streak at Home

UND Continues Win Streak at Home

Patrick Mulvahill, Sports Writer

November 26, 2019

Friday:   UND came into the weekend at #5 in the nation according to the official NCAA rankings. Without a loss at home yet this season at home, the weekend looked promising for the Fighting Hawks.   Friday’s game was very close in both shots on net and goals for the first two periods as bo...

Veteran’s Day – Honoring those who have served

Veteran’s Day – Honoring those who have served

Cortnie Cottrell, News Writer

November 19, 2019

Veteran’s Day, for some, is a national holiday that merely means a day off from school or work, but for many, it holds a much deeper meaning than a day off. Veteran’s Day is a time for us all to pay our respects to those who are serving and who have previously served. For one day, we stand united as...

The Importance of a College Experience

Maddie Deshler, Staff Writer

November 5, 2019

The pressure that students face to continue their education at some sort of college after graduating high school is at an all-time high during their junior and senior years. The main reason for this nowadays is because people believe you cannot be successful in this world unless you have a college degree....

UND Reigns in Hall of Fame Game

James DeArman, Sports Writer

November 5, 2019

The No. 14 University of North Dakota took to the ice on Saturday to play host to the annual hockey Hall of Fame game. A once a year celebration of the greats to play the game. There was no exotic location for this years edition of the clash, as last year the game was played in Las Vegas, but the Ra...

Chester Fritz Library Update

Chester Fritz Library Update

Brianna Mayhair, News Writer

September 17, 2019

On Sept. 12, Stephanie Walker, Dean of Libraries and Information Resources described the future plans for the Chester Fritz Library.   “The planning started in 2015,” Walker said, “we had a couple of options. One option was to have a full renovation, but we would have had to do quite a bit...

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...

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....

Kennedy Addresses Rumors

Kennedy Addresses Rumors

Madison Feltman, News Editor

April 16, 2019

Tensions have been high around the University of North Dakota campus as it was announced Tuesday morning by the Grand Forks Herald that there were rumors UND President Mark Kennedy was the sole finalist for the University of Colorado presidency.  The rumors surmounted Wednesday morning when Kennedy ...

Student Senate Race Continues

Student Senate Race Continues

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

March 26, 2019

On March 4, another duo announced their intention to run for Student Body President and Vice President in this upcoming Student Government election. Taylor Schaubert and Torie Danielson have decided to put their name on the ballot. Taylor Schaubert is from Bismarck North Dakota and is a junior at UND studyin...

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