• EMILY BEAMAN | THE SPECTRUM

    Serial Bus-Talker Still on the Loose

    Dear Readers, North Dakota State faces a new threat, and once again I am here to help you. I have received multiple reports of a young woman approaching unsuspecting MATBUS passengers and suddenly engaging them in conversation. There does not appear to be any pattern in the victims selected. Some were staring dramatically out the window, while others pretended to have something […]

  • NEWMAN CENTER | PHOTO COURTESY 
Sam Traut, 24, was murdered in his north Fargo home on June 23.

    A Tribute to Sam Traut

    Those who knew him agree he will be hard to replace. Sam Traut, a 2013 alum from North Dakota State, was murdered June 23 in his north Fargo home. Ashley Hunter, 35, is charged with murdering him with a hammer. In the two months since Traut’s death, Bison Catholic has sought to honor his memory by establishing Sam’s Team, a […]

  • MADISON SCHILL | THE SPECTRUM

    Pinterest Interest | Tin Foil Fries

    Some argue that summer is the best season. They make worthy points; the weather is nice and we get three good months away from school. But, as far as seasons go, summer has nothing on the fall. Yes, fall is my favorite season. Maybe that makes me “basic,” but who cares? Fall is the best! I love the autumn for reasons […]

  • EMILY BEAMAN | THE SPECTRUM

    Cecil’s Legacy Lives in Conservation Efforts

    I lived in Bloomington, Minnesota, for about six years. I was able to find an amazing love for the area, and now I find some of my favorite childhood memories come from B-Town. Now, the all-American town has the nation for all of the wrong reasons right. The town just so happens to have a dental office that is ran by Walter James […]

  • LINDA NORLAND | THE SPECTRUM
At Simply Vintage, owner Erin Moxness sells licensed NDSU logo jewelry, with 10 percent of proceeds going back to students.

    Seeking Treasures at Island Park Craft Fair

    Craft fairs are like beaches – you never know what you might find until you take a closer look. Hidden among the grains of sand, jetsam and flotsam, you may just find a unique treasure. Fargo plays host to a number of craft festivals during the year. The Island Park Craft Fair has become a regional favorite, with dozens of vendors […]

  • CORY ERICKSON, HILLSBORO BANNER | PHOTO COURTESY 
Terry Sando, UAS sector senior manager for Grand Forks Regional Economic Development, met with Danny Israeli and Yuval Chaplin of Elbit Systems in July at the Hillsboro Regional Airport.

    Eyes in the Sky of Eastern N.D.

    North Dakota State’s age-old mission of agricultural research will get a new approach next year. Elbit Systems, an Israeli electronics company, partnered with NDSU to fund the use of unmanned aerial systems, or drones, to fly over farmland near Hillsboro, N.D. The research generated will produce top-notch imagery of the ground below; the operation is the first of its kind in the […]

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Bison volleyball won 3-1 over Saint Louis University.

    NDSU Volleyball Edges Billikins

    The Bison volleyball team improved to 3-1 on the season after a successful road trip ended with a 3-1 victory over Saint Louis University. Junior outside hitter Hadley Steffen had a banner night inside Chaifetz Pavilion on Monday with 14 kills, the second-highest tally in her career. She had 21 against rival South Dakota State last September. After losing the first set 22-25, NDSU responded […]

  • FILE PHOTO | THE SPECTRUM

    What They Are About

    Matt Moberg participates in the decathlon that consists of 10 events over the span of two days. The first day athletes will run 100 meters, long jump, shot put, high jump and then run 400 meters. On the second day they run the 110-meter hurdles, throw the discus, pole vault, javelin and finally run the 1,500-meter race. Moberg is also […]

  • GABBY HARTZE | THE SPECTRUM 
Herd & Horns sits in the middle of the Bison Block on 12th Avenue North.

    ‘We Want to Be a Place the Students Are Proud Of’

    Brent Tehven and Mike Dragosavich wear many hats. The former Bison football players not only run Spotlight Media’s four magazines and the One Herd clothing line, but along with two former North Dakota State wrestlers, the men are now partners in Herd & Horns, the restaurant new to the Bison Block on 12th Avenue North. The restaurant/bar venture announced a […]