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McNair Scholars Program Terminated

U.S. Department of Education terminated the Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program (McNair Scholars Program). The McNair Scholars Program “is a federal TRIO program designed to provide underrepresented students with research experience and preparation to go on for a…

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Air-mageddon

Smoke from the wildfires out west is moving east toward Fargo and is changing the air quality. “Wildfire smokes can result in significant air quality impacts to public health due to the presence of fine particulate matter (PM). PM…

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New Dinosaur Discovered

A team lead by Denver Fowler, a paleontologist at the Dickinson Museum Center, and Liz Freedman-Fowler discovered a new species of dinosaur in Montana. The fossil discovered dates back about 76 million years ago and is from a type…

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Potato Picnic

In July, the annual Potato Association of America (PAA) meeting took place at North Dakota State. “The PAA serves as the official professional society for anyone involved in potato research, extension, production and utilization,” Harlene Hatterman-Valenti, assistant department head…

Student Body President Mason Wenzel and Student Body Vice President Katie Mastel ran on a platform of finance, community and academics. The policies for each are: “Finance – Interactive fee chart, simplify organizational funding, advocate against fee increases, consolidate…

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Swastika Leaves its Mark

Early Monday, Aug. 21, a swastika was found carved into a putting green at Crystal Lake Golf Club in the south metro of the Twin Cities. The Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC) released a…

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Substance Abuse on Campus

On Thursday, August 17th, North Dakota Senator John Hoeven outlined his efforts to provide tools to health care and law enforcement to prevent and treat opioid and drug abuse at the Drug Free Communities (DFC) and High Intensity Drug…

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NDSU Takes to Space

North Dakota State and the University of North Dakota have been collaborating together on a CubeSat satellite, named OpenOrbiter 1, that is due to launch into space Aug. 1. “OpenOrbiter 1 will be the first free-flying spacecraft designed and…

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Major, or clinical, depression is not the same as sadness, sadness lessens with time and depression can go on for months or even years. “Depression is diagnosed if a person experiences persistent feelings of sadness or anxiety or loss…

North Dakota State played host to a support wall for sexual assault survivors created by Just Jesus Campus Ministries. The group welcomed anyone to write a message on the chalkboard. The project ran from Monday through Wednesday and was meant to raise…