• ALLISON PILLAR | THE SPECTRUM
Buttons abound across campus; the apparel allows students to show their support for student body president and vice president candidates.

    Student Safety, Campus Unity Top Platform Points for Tickets

    North Dakota State student body elections kicked off with a fury Wednesday morning. The two tickets running for president and vice president unveiled their campaigns, both of which contain platforms that heavily revolve around student life at NDSU. Presidential candidate Robert Kringler and his vice president running mate Aaron Weber stressed student safety in their platform. On the other ticket, […]

  • JACK DURA | THE SPECTRUM
The Clothesline Project allows people to share experiences of sexual assault on t-shirts strung on display.

    Clothesline Project Airs Issues of Violence

    Collaborations and arts for advocacy connect over the latest display at the Memorial Union Gallery, the annual Clothesline Project. Out of 500 Clothesline projects around the world, the NDSU project adds to the event that advocates awareness for sexual and relationship violence, using T-shirts as a vehicle for exploration. This project is the product of the NDSU and Fargo-Moorhead communities, […]

  • BENJAMIN NORMAN | THE SPECTRUM
PAK’s inaugural Pakistan Night on Thursday featured an abundance of traditional food, attire and dance. Nontraditional and other cultural events, including hip hop dancing and a ska band, rounded out the night in Festival Concert Hall.

    PAK Flaunts Culture, Variety

    The aroma permeated through the doors of Minard Hall Thursday night. Warm smells of aleem, halwi and biryani filled the Challey Atrium in the Reineke Fine Arts Center. The community celebrated the first Pakistan Night, an evening of food, music and dancing. Backstage and on the buffet line, volunteers – about 50 in total – scurried about; the show started […]

  • ETHAN ERICKSON | PHOTO COURTESY
David Ernst, a Fargo South alum, has been a standout on the mound for the NDSU baseball team.

    Forgoing Pros, Ernst Continues Exceptional Bison Career

    David Ernst could have had everything he wanted from the get-go. A standout pitcher from Fargo South High School, Ernst was drafted to the Chicago Cubs in the 2011 MLB Draft and was also ofference a handful of scholarships to play baseball. “I had some choices to make,” Ernst said. “I had all these scholarship offers, and all of my peers […]

  • TIFFANY SWANSON | PHOTO COURTESY
Former Bison running back John Crockett runs through drills at NDSU’s Pro Day Thursday in front of NFL scouts. Six Bison participated in drills in preparation for April's draft.

    Bison Players Tackle NDSU Pro Day

    The NFL Draft is a month away, and North Dakota State Bison former football players are increasing their notoriety in the time leading up to the big day. NDSU held a pro day Thursday for six Bison players who are hoping to hear their names called during the draft. Minnesota Vikings, Jacksonville Jaguars and the Philadelphia Eagles scouts attended the NDSU Pro Day at […]

  • Campus Parking: Dodging, Ticketing, Paving NDSU’s Future

    Campus Parking: Dodging, Ticketing, Paving NDSU’s Future

    *Interactive map does not highlight all areas enforced by parking officers. May not work on some mobile devices. To many, the burgundy-colored 1999 Chevy Blazer doesn’t stand out in the parking lots of North Dakota State. But to one or two, the mid-sized SUV is eye-catching. Devon Tucker said he and his Blazer have accumulated, at the very least, five […]

  • CONNOR DUNN | THE SPECTRUM
Dexter Werner (left) goes up for a shot against No. 2-seeded Gonzaga Friday night at Key Arena in Seattle.

    Gonzaga Size, Experience Prove Too Much for Bison

    The North Dakota State Cinderella story did not have a sequel in this year’s NCAA Tournament, but the Bison gave No. 2-seeded Gonzaga almost all it could handle with a career-best performance from a surprising source. The Bison made the partisan Key Arena crowd nervous throughout the game, but the Bulldogs made enough plays down the stretch to secure an […]

  • JACK DURA | THE SPECTRUM
Alex Kleven, Lexi Wedll and Lexi Zawatzke rehearse a scene from Nick LeDoux’s
original play “Once Upon a Dream.”

    Springtime Brings New Work From Newfangled Theatre

    When Newfangled Theatre puts on its latest production, it will hopefully be a dream come true. But then again, it kind of already is. “Once Upon a Dream,” an original, student-written play, has been in the works since last fall for the student theater group, and this Thursday and Friday will see the show come to fruition. Penned by senior […]