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Band Member Remembered

A car crash that took place eight months ago resulted in the death of North Dakota State student Danie Thomssen. She was a freshman who was part of the Gold Star Marching Band for one semester. Despite her short…

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Resolution after Genocide

Carl Wilkens, an American humanitarian who decided to stay in Rwanda during the genocide, came to North Dakota State to speak about what he learned from his experience. The Rwandan genocide occurred in 1994 and was a movement by…

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New Minor, Major Impact

The new minor, tribal and indigenous peoples studies, has been approved to be added to North Dakota State’s list of minors. The minor is different from a native people’s minor because it takes a global look at indigenous peoples,…

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Pornhub, the popular porn site, has recently closed a hack that has been occurring for over a year, The Guardian reported. The hack meant that a pop-up would appear on users screens to install an update to their internet…

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Are Vaccines Safe?

A woman in Michigan came out of jail furious to find the father of her child had immunized the child during her time in jail. She said that she was refraining from immunizing her child because of religious reasons,…

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Trump’s Birth Control

The Trump administration recently moved to allow employers to deny women birth control in company insurance plans. Employers are allowed to deny such services based on religious and moral objections to the use of birth control. Liv Oland, president…

Spider silk is now being considered as a means for advancement in medical applications. Amanda Brooks, assistant professor of pharmaceutical science, is currently researching ways to use a certain type of spider silk to create extended release drugs for…

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North Dakota State will soon be receiving a new Historically Black addition. Jered Pigeon, the program coordinator for multicultural programs at NDSU, is in charge of the project and anticipates that the Historically Black Fraternity (HBF), Omega Psi Phi,…

Could the cure to cancer be in manufactured bone? Kalpana Katti, a distinguished professor in civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State, has been working with a group of other professionals in different areas to make her research…

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Drive, Ladies, Drive

The women of Saudi Arabia can now drive, a right they’ve been working toward for decades. Up until now, women have been prohibited from driving a car themselves in public. If they did, it was a punishable offense resulting…