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Bison Turf to Reopen

The Bison Turf, a bar just off University Avenue, is set to reopen Tuesday, May 8. The bar was closed in July 2016 after a fire put the local watering hole out of commission. According to Pete Sabo, the…

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Helping Animals, Helping Yourself

As the year draws to a close and finals become not only the problem but the solution to passing classes, some students just can’t handle the stress. Luckily, the solution is out there. In the event that everyone makes…

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Plants Helping People

North Dakota State students in the Introduction to Horticulture Therapy class took part in an opportunity to help local residents at the Touchmark at Harwood Groves retirement community in Fargo. Alan Zuk, associate professor in plant sciences, brought his…

Michael Matheson Miller gave a lecture titled “Inclusion for the Poor: Poverty, Charity and Justice” in his lectureship series, “Capitalism and Society” Thursday, April 26. Miller, who is also the producer and director of the documentary “Poverty Inc.,” also…

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The Northern Plains Ethics Institute held a “fake news” conference at North Dakota State’s Minard Hall Thursday, April 26. The event’s panelists included Jim Shaw, a columnist for the Forum, Robert Mejia, an assistant professor of communications at NDSU,…

Several small business owners in the Fargo area came together to combat the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) stance on net neutrality April 23. The owners included Nick Horob, founder of Harvest Profit, a farm management software company, Clint Howitz,…

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Gov. Doug Burgum’s budget guidelines, released April 18, outline a $50 million cut to state higher education spending. If implemented, this would cut North Dakota University System funding by a third. Burgum pointed to the State Board of Education…

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Being Aware of Sexual Assault

From February 12-19, the second annual Sexual Assault Census was taken in North Dakota with 95 percent of programs reporting the number and type of services that were provided. ‚ÄúThis survey was started last year to get a snapshot…

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Pre-4/20 Pot Party Forum

The Students for Sensible Drug Policy (SSDP) hosted community leaders in an open forum, the Pre-4/20 Pot Party Forum, discussing the legalization of recreational marijuana use last Wednesday, April 18. The event was brought about not in an attempt…

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The Devil’s Lettuce

As 4/20 approaches, perhaps better known as “smoking weed day” or consuming cannabis day, there are a few things to remember if someone chooses to participate in the day. To detail what this day entails, The Spectrum spoke to…