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MSUM Musicians Use Ice-Made Percussions For Outdoor Performance

The half-hour concert was part of the University's "Why Not Winter Wednesdays," a series of outdoor events in the winter months

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – The middle of February brings frigid temperatures to the area. It might be too cold for most outdoor activities but on the campus of MSUM, Dr. Kenyon Williams wanted to find something that could get people outside. “About five years ago, I was watching on Facebook some videos of people performing on frozen lake ice in…

Political Science Expert Breaks Down Former President Trump’s Acquittal

Trump stands as the only president in U.S. history to be impeached twice in the House and acquitted by the Senate.

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — As former president Trump is acquitted of charges in causing insurrection at the U.S. capitol. A Political science expert breaks down what’s next for the country. “You had a president that two times activated the party in the majority of the house, the Democratic party that they felt compelled by his actions to go through impeachment…

LIVE: Top Priorities For President Biden & What’s Next For Trump

KVRR's Adam Ladwig Talks With MSUM Political Science Professor Dr. Barbara Headrick

  In part one of our interview, MSUM Political Science Professor Dr. Barbara Headrick talks about the top priorities of the new Biden administration, including his response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   In part two, she tells us what’s likely next for former President Trump, including his upcoming impeachment trial, and what his political future could hold. Categories: Morning –…

LIVE: What Led To Rioters Storming U.S. Capitol

Will Tensions Escalate From Here Or Calm Down?

  FARGO, N.D. – MSUM Political Science Professor Dr. Barbara Headrick examines what led to the violent riots in Washington, D.C. Wednesday, and how they might impact our country moving forward. Categories: Morning – In The Studio Tags: D.C., Donald Trump, Dr. Barbara Headrick, JOE BIDEN, MSUM, politics, U.S. Capitol, Washington

MSUM celebrates fall class of 2020 through virtual commencement

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Minnesota State University Moorhead is celebrating its fall 2020 graduates through a virtual commencement ceremony. The university is hosting four ceremonies, each dedicated to a certain college. Thursday’s featured the College of Arts & Humanities and College of Business, Analytics & Communication. Friday’s ceremonies will feature the College of Education & Human Services and College of Science,…

University Leaders Take Action Against Racist Social Media Posts

several racist social media posts by some NDSU students sparked a protest at the university

FARGO-MOORHEAD — MSUM President Anne Blackhurst is taking a stand against bias incidents in the aftermath of several racist social media posts by NDSU students that sparked a protest at the university. Blackhurt says although the posts were not by MSUM students, they, quote, “affect all of us, particularly our Black students and colleagues”. A Bias Incident Response Team has…

Protesters demand change to NDSU’s hate speech policy

"I really feel now that it is up to administration to actually listen but until actions are taken then we don't feel heard," says one NDSU student

FARGO, N.D. — Protesters take to the streets for the second day in a row, after several racist social media posts made by a group of NDSU students resurface. The MSUM Black Student Union continues to show its solidarity for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. BLM protesters gathered outside NDSU President Dean Bresciani’s home to demand a change within…

University & college leaders in the metro meet to discuss COVID-19 impact

The universities say the changes they're seeing has been a long time coming.

FARGO-MOORHEAD – Universities and colleges in the F-M area met to discuss how they’ve been adapting to the pandemic. Universities across the nation have faced a lot of pressure as they grappled to find new modes of teaching while also keeping some sort of normalcy for students amid the pandemic. The main universities in the metro NDSU, MSUM and Concordia…

MSUM’s Dia de los Muertos altar pays respects to victims of police brutality

The altar features information on victims of police brutality and violence as well as resources for students on the topic

MOORHEAD, Minn. –  Minnesota State University Moorhead’s Diversity and Inclusion Department is celebrating Dia de los Muertos with an altar display in the Comstock Memorial Union. Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a multi-day Mexican holiday of remembering friends and family who have died. The display is up to pay respect to those who have lost…