NDSU Theatre Students Put on Performances of “Tuck Everlasting”

They've been rehearsing since February

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU theatre students are putting on four performances of the musical Tuck Everlasting. The musical, which is based on the classic children’s novel, tells the story of Winnie Foster who comes across the Tuck family that stumbled upon the secret of eternal life. Winnie has to protect the Tucks from those who would do anything to live forever….

Students Learn Traditions at Native American Youth Leadership Day

They're making medicine bags and learning about Native American culture

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Students at Community High School in West Fargo are getting a unique opportunity to learn skills from Native Americans. More than 40 students in sixth through eighth grade are participating in Native American Youth Leadership Day. The students are learning Native American practices such as making medicine bags. Event organizers say they want these kids to learn a…

Educators Learn About Improving Students’ Well-Being at Healthy Schools Summit

There were activities that help educators understand the emotions students go through

FARGO, N.D. — Being healthy is about so much more than just the physical. At the Healthy Schools Summit, educators learn about improving students’ well–being. The theme of the summit is “Head to Toe, Inside and Out: Educating the Whole Child.” Educators learn about everything from grant writing to vaping to physical activity. “We have had an increase in vaping and getting…

F-M Area Students Lend a Hand During Flood Fight 2019

Students of all ages filled sandbags in both Moorhead and Fargo to help the cities reach their goals

FARGO-MOORHEAD– Volunteers are critical to preparing for flooding. Students in the F–M area are joining in to do their part. “It feels good just to help people out with what they are struggling with or just so that they do not have a fear their home being gone,” Carl Ben Eielson Middle School student Landon Docken said. Eighth graders from Carl…

NDSU Students Legally Hack Into University’s Network

Students found a few vulnerabilities in the system

FARGO, N.D. — Computer hacking may not sound like something that’s encouraged, but an NDSU computer science event let students test out their hacking skills. Students legally hacked the university’s network to find vulnerabilities in the system. The penetration testing exercise is designed for students to apply skills to a real–world network. “This is very important because this helps companies and…

NDSU Police Warns Campus of Burglary in South Weible Residence Hall

One person's wallet was stolen

FARGO, N.D. — The NDSU Police Department is warning the campus after a burglary happened in South Weible Residence Hall Thursday evening. Around 6:30, police say someone went into a room with no one inside. When the student living there returned to their room, they noticed their wallet was missing. “I was scared just because it was at 6:30, it wasn’t…

NDSU Launches $50 Million Challey Institute for Global Innovation and Growth

The institute will focus on exploring subjects ranging from economics to education to finance

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU gets a huge donation and is launching a $50 million institute for global innovation and growth. Benefactors Sheila and Robert Challey led the way with a commitment of $10 million. $30 million has already been given by donors. The institute will focus on exploring subjects ranging from economics to education to finance. Students will be using data…

“If the Dress Fits” Gives High School Girls Free Prom Dresses

This is the fourth year the organization has given away dresses

MOORHEAD, Minn. — “If the Dress Fits,” a non-profit organization, is making sure all high school girls can have a beautiful dress to go to prom. “Seeing some of these dresses, I’m like, ‘man I wish I had these when I was going to prom.’ I want to try them on and all that kind of stuff so it’s a…

Liberty Middle School Students Test Projects to Put Out Kitchen Fires

They tested three materials: sand, baking soda, and salt

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Seventh graders at Liberty Middle School are putting their fire-fighting projects to the test. They had an assignment to pick a project that would help solve a problem in the community. “We decided to do kitchen fires because we know it’s a serious problem not just here, but everywhere,” Jackson Windle said. They tested three materials to…

NDSU Students Present Projects on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

The banquet will feature a former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU students are showing off their projects on agricultural and biosystems engineering. About 20 projects are presented at the Agricultural Technology Expo. It’s a science fair–style event, and there are topics ranging from irrigation to new machinery. This is the 71st year the expo has been held. The expo banquet will feature Ed Schafer, former North Dakota governor…