Two years ago, my sister spent her 30th birthday in Italy. In 10 days, she saw Venice, Florence and Rome and spent about $3,500. Friday, I leave on a faculty-led study abroad tour with the North Dakota State political science department. In the…

Jim Gartin, president of the Greater Fargo-Moorhead Economic Development Corporation, said a shortage of workers is the biggest issue facing the community. Technology companies in particular are feeling the strain. “We always have probably 20-30 openings … That’s just…

‘Birdman’ Robs ‘Boyhood,’ ‘Budapest’ of Best Screenplay by Erica Nitschke In a year where indie films dominated, “Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance),” took home top honors from The Academy Awards. The story follows a washed-up, superhero actor Riggan…

A recent measles outbreak is highlighting the need for vaccinations, and the question has now turned political. Measles, once eliminated from the U.S., is one of the most contagious viral infections, characterized by a fever, cold-like symptoms and a spot-like rash…

Sarah Russell and Hilary Haugeberg ran from student organizations to Greek Life houses, meeting as many new faces as possible in just two, short weeks. “We didn’t eat for a long time when we were campaigning,” Haugeberg said. The…

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As every department store has been so eager to remind us, it’s finally Holiday Season. Despite the cheery music, cozy sweaters, sappy movies and the excuse to drink endless amounts of various hot beverages, this time of year always…

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It took Dereck Stonefish two years to meet another Native American student on campus when he came to North Dakota State as a graduate student in 2010. At that time, Native American students made up 0.9 percent of NDSU’s…

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After nearly four months of dining center food, it’s time to get out and try something new. Use the first half of your week to venture off campus for a different dining experience. These three restaurants are just a…