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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....

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...

Current State of Our Politics

Current State of Our Politics

Mason Dunleavy, Opinion Writer

March 5, 2019

To start off, I strongly believe in capitalism and our beautiful republic. I strongly believe in the American voters to not follow the same path many other countries have followed. If you are a socialist and get offended by this, please read through my arguments. The biggest problem to me is identity politi...

Scan and Vote

Scan and Vote

Theresa Hanley, News Writer

January 29, 2019

The North Dakota State legislature has been busy this session discussing changes to the Century Code. One of the bills that would change the Century Code if passed, is an addition to what an eligible voter identification card is for college students. In a state that has one of the largest voter turnou...

Ballot blackout

Ballot blackout

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

University of North Dakota students’ ability to vote was delayed Wednesday due to a glitch in the online program, paralyzing campaigns and voters for hours.  When the election opened at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, students quickly began reporting problems with the link. Complaints included the ability ...

Presidential victory for Hanson

Presidential victory for Hanson

Jacob Notermann, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018

Current Student Body Vice President Erik Hanson will get a promotion this summer.  When the polls closed on Wednesday night, Hanson defeated challenger Theresa Hanley for the student body presidency 1,347 – 1,322 with a slim 25 vote margin.  The Grand Forks native is a senior investments major with a long hi...

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