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MSUM Cancels Graduation Ceremony, Students Petition Postponement

The Petition Has Over Nine Hundred Signatures And Contiunes To Grow

MOORHEAD, Minn. –After a meeting with all the university presidents and the chancellor of the Minnesota State College System, students got an email saying their spring graduation ceremony is canceled. The university says the decision was made in the best interest of the safety of both students and staff. “I think it’s important for students to know that we do…

MSUM Temporarily Suspends Classes Amid Coronavirus Concerns

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Minnesota State University Moorhead along with 36 other Minnesota State colleges are suspending classes due to COVID-19 concerns. Minnesota State Chancellor Malhotra said that the 32 Minnesota State colleges and universities currently on Spring Break will suspend classes March 16-22 and resume on March 23. The five remaining Minnesota State colleges will suspend classes March 23-29 and resume on…

Minnesota State University system bans international travel due to Coronavirus concerns

Some MSUM students are frustrated with the ban officials say is put in place for their own safety

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM student Lizzie Powell grew up wanting to be a marine biologist. In just a few days, she was expecting to embark on the trip of a lifetime with her class to Costa Rica that would help her decide if that’s the right path. “For me, this trip was going to help me decide what career I…

MSUM hosts Spring 2020 Career Fair

The event showcased local bushinesses and organizations to allow students to network

MOORHEAD, Minn. — MSUM helped its students prepare for the future with the Spring 2020 Career Fair. Students were invited to attend the day’s three-hour event on campus to learn about and connect with local businesses about career and internship opportunities. Representatives from companies and organization were there from many different industries including construction, media and law enforcement. It gave…

Students Attend MSUM Preview Day

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Potential MSUM students are given a taste of the college experience as part of the universities Preview Day. 60 students were taken on a tour of the campus and dorms. They had the opportunity to meet faculty and department directors to discuss what their future in the program would look like. They also learned about student service…

MSUM Brings A Taste Of The World To Campus

The event is part of their monthly efforts to get more students to eat at the dining hall.

MOORHEAD, Minn.- The university’s dining hall cooked cuisine from countries like Thailand, Brazil, United Kingdom, France, and Greece. The dining staff says they usually get more students and faculty on this day than on normal days because it’s a switch-up from the everyday menu. “We do this each month. A different theme, and it’s just kind of to get the…

Baha’i Faith Community Hosts World Religion Day

The Group Says The Main Message Is To Spread Tolerance And Acceptance In The Community

FARGO, N.D. — People packed into West Acres’ community room for the annual World Religion Day Celebration. The celebration is hosted by the Fargo-Moorhead Baha’i Faith Community. They say they are there to hand out some important lessons. “We had a lot of youth come in; we were just trying to tell them that there is a chance for everybody…

MSUM celebrates “Appreciate a Dragon Day”

It's the 3rd year the university has celebrated the holiday

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Appreciate a Dragon Day is a national holiday celebrating dragons in popular literature and films, but MSUM is putting its own spin on the day. MSUM President Anne Blackhurst took the holiday as an opportunity to show thanks and appreciation for staff and students. She handed out red and white donuts provided by Sandy’s to every department…

Twenty Below Coffee To Open Moorhead Doors In Spring

Twenty Below Coffee shop will be opening up it's doors to customers this upcoming spring.

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead is just a couple months away from adding a new local coffee shop to it’s downtown area. Twenty Below Coffee shop will be opening up it’s doors to customers this upcoming spring. The shop which is located in Comstock Commons on 8th Street South will be the 2nd location in the F-M area. The owner says…

MSUM Women’s Rolls By Crookston

Dragons Score 2nd Highest On The Season En Route To An 89-43 Win

MOORHEAD, Minn. — A torrid-shooting first quarter propelled the No. 22 Minnesota State University Moorhead women’s basketball team to an 89-43 rout of Minnesota Crookston in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference action Friday in Moorhead, Minn. MSUM improved to 7-2 overall and 2-0 in the NSIC with the win, which snapped a brief two-game losing streak. UMC fell to 1-5 overall…