The Fargo-Moorhead community came to MSUM’s campus, welcoming applicants as they were sworn in as new citizens in honor of Constitution Day. On Sep. 13, MSUM hosted the annual naturalization ceremony. There were 103 people from 34 countries confirmed as citizens of the United States in the CMU…
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Kicking off the school year, the Center for the Arts hosted an exhibit featuring MSUM faculty’s favorite collections: anything from thrift store finds to items they are personally connected to were fair game. Starting on August 27 and running through September 13, the CA was filled with various…
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Martin Schlegel schlegelma@mnstate.edu In the midst of her senior year, Ricquel Ramsbottom is relishing her last competitive tennis experience. Leading the MSUM tennis team as the lone senior and upperclassman, she has established herself as the Dragon’s mentor. “At first, going into the…
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John Miller millerjoh@mnstate.edu As a member of both the football and track team, sophomore corner back and hurdler Zach Sweep is emerging as a multisport star at MSUM. Track and field is something Sweep became familiar with at a young age. “Track has been part of my family,” Sweep…
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By: Anna Landsverk landsveran@mnstate.edu Actors brought waves of emotion to their audiences with their technically difficult production of “Metamorphoses.” From April 5 to 8, the MSUM theater department brought to life playwright and director Mary Zimmerman’s “Metamorphoses,” an interpretation…
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By Mikaila Norman normanmi@mnstate.edu Ignoring the frigid air and brisk wind, Prior Lake native Kim Ahern and her son Joe gazed up at MSUM’s resident two-headed, fire-breathing dragon. The metal sculpture, displayed on the campus mall, has long been a talking point and symbol of pride for…
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By Kayleigh Omang omangka@mnstate.edu     The entrepreneurial program at MSUM is one of only two undergraduate entrepreneurial programs for non-business majors in the United States. “Today our region’s number one priority is tracking and attaining an educated workforce,” President Anne…
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Kayleigh Omang omangka@mnstate.edu     Although the week was cold, Dragon pride burned brightly during DragonFrost week, thanks to the Dragon Entertainment Group.     The annual celebration kicked off Monday, Feb. 6 with office decoration judging and the Snow Court reveal. Other events…
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By Kaitlin Adams adamska@mnstate.edu     In five short years, Love Your Melon has grown to a nationwide organization by selling apparel and donating hats to cancer patients for every item sold. It also provides donations to fight against pediatric cancer.     Love Your Melon’s donation process…
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by Tyler Jensen jensenty@mnstate.edu He may be 7,000 miles from home, but Nepal is never far from Lok Pokhrel’s mind. Pokhrel is an advertising and public relations professor at MSUM and a student at Washington State University. He’s also faculty adviser of MSUM’s chapter of the Public…
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by Martin Schlegel schlegelma@mnstate.edu From Uppsala, Sweden, to Moorhead, Minnesota, MSUM football’s latest international recruit is overjoyed to be a Dragon. Given a scholarship and already enrolled this semester, offensive lineman Markus Torpman is feeling comfortable here. “It feels like…
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by Kelsey Ketterling ketterlike@mnstate.edu Alumnus and Uber driver Dan Haglund gives rides to all kinds of people — from Netflix’s Trailer Park Boys to four men dressed as Santa Claus. “I hung out with (the Trailer Park Boys) all night,” he said. “They wanted me around to show them the town.”…
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