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Does North Dakota Have Too Many Colleges?

The state has seven, four-year colleges and four, two-year schools

  NORTH DAKOTA — A former Republican candidate for governor says North Dakota has too many colleges. State Rep. Rick Becker told the state Board of Higher Education that it’s time to look into ”re-purposing some of the campuses.” The state has seven, four-year colleges and four, two-year schools. Becker says the state determined the number of institutions at a…

NDSU Housing Development Hits City Planning Snag

The current design stretches over the block's alley way

FARGO, N.D. — Homes are torn down to make way for a $23 million college student housing complex near NDSU. But a Fargo City Commission vote has caused construction to hit a snag. Just a few months ago, the 1600 block of 12th Street North, Fargo was lined with houses. The NDSU Foundation has been buying and renting out homes…

Fargo Police Crack Down During Finals Week

Multiple citations issued for underage drinking

During the final weeks of class, the Fargo Police Department is cracking down on loud parties and underage drinking. Three officers patrolled the area near the NDSU campus on Saturday. It’s an area that police are often called to on noise complaints. They issued minor in possession citations to ten people. Ten citations were given out for selling or consuming…

Scholarly Achievement Recognized at Concordia Symposium

The Celebration of Student Scholarship highlights research performed by Concrdia students

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Students at Concordia College showed off a year’s worth of research at the Celebration of Student Scholarship symposium. Approximately 350 students showed off results of their original, scholarly projects to a crowd at Memorial Auditorium. The entire school was invited to learn more about the 82 different research projects conducted by Concordia students. The symposium is designed…

Pushing the Boundaries? ND Lawmakers Consider Bill that Expands Jurisdiction of Campus Police

The bill is intended to protect the greater community and not just those on campus

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota lawmakers are considering a bill that expands the jurisdiction of campus police officers. A co–sponsor of the bill said it’s all about increasing public safety for the entire community and not just the school. Right now, campus police have no jurisdiction off campus. Lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow campus police to go…

UND International Students Advised Not to Travel

UND issues a warning to its International students to not travel outside of the U.S.

UND has issued a warning to its International students, faculty and staff not to travel outside the United States, at least for the time being. The precaution, issued in an e-mail from UND’s International Center, is directed at those on the campus who are from the seven Muslim-majority countries named in President Trump’s executive order. The e-mail says international students…