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The Fight Over NDSU’s Dunbar Hall Reveals an Ugly Truth About Our Priorities in Higher Education

The Fight Over NDSU’s Dunbar Hall Reveals an Ugly Truth About Our Priorities in Higher Education

Dunbar Hall is a chemistry lab building on the North Dakota State University campus. It’s also in embarrassingly poor condition, and has been for some time. Back in 2014 the Associated Press was reporting that people who work in the building had to lug water because the pipes didn’t work. In June of 2017 fire

Minnesota Vikings players lock arms during the national anthem before the game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Sept. 24, at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports

Your Right to Protest Does Not Make Your Protest Right

I found myself thinking of that old Stealer’s Wheel song about being stuck in the middle. The one with line about how there are “clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right.” This controversy in the NFL – and now the MLB – over players kneeling or sitting out during the national anthem

Star NDSU Linebacker Charged With Felony Aggravated Assault UPDATE: Reportedly Beat A Man Unconscious

The hits keep coming for North Dakota State University’s championship football team. After a second national title, earned with a group of players guilty of forging tens of thousands of signatures on two initiated measure petitions (the repercussions for which North Dakota State University refuses to make public), head coach Craig Bohl and the team

Shocker: NDSU Football Players Guilty Of Petition Fraud Not Completing Community Service

It was an absolute travesty that a group of North Dakota State University football players received little more than slaps on the wrist for forging tens of thousands of petition signatures, something that derailed two ballot initiative campaigns that had seen hundreds of thousands of dollars in spending. The players received only community service from

Planned Parenthood Knew About Gosnell And Did Nothing

One of the most horrifying of the horrors disclosed in the Kermit Gosnell trial, aside from the murdered babies, is that so many people around Gosnell knew what was going on and did nothing to stop him. From hospitals to state regulators to even Gosnell’s own employees, many people looked the other way because abortion

In The ND University System, The Presidents Are The Probelm

I forgot to post this earlier today, but last night I was on Chris Berg’s show on Valley News Live, and he had a great analogy for the problems in higher education. He talked about the structure as though it were a football team. We have the State Board of Higher Education, which is like

Legislators Who Work For The University System Allowed To Double Dip And Take Liberties With Vacation Time

Previously, SAB reported Senator Tony Grindberg (R-Fargo) had collected more than his employment agreement authorized as the head of the NDSU Technology and Research Park while serving in the state leigslature. Now I can shed some light on other legislators who are allowed to double-dip on their higher ed pay while serving in the legislature.

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