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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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Take Some ‘YOU’ Time

 Dead week and finals week can be a stressful time. There are many activities that you may feel like doing, such as pulling your hair out, pulling your roommate’s hair out, punching a hole in your wall or eating…

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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. “This survey was started last year to get a snapshot…

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Students Receive Fellowship

The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (NSF) were awarded to two North Dakota State students for their research and teaching potential. Kurt Williams, a second-year doctoral student in zoology, and Anna Renner, a senior in chemistry and biochemistry,…

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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…