During the month of October, Americans donned the color pink to show their support for breast cancer research. Throughout November, men opted not to shave for 30 days in order to spread awareness about prostate cancer. And on Dec. 1-6, the University of Mary will host Love Your Melon Week in an effort to put smiles on the faces of children in the Bismarck-Mandan area battling cancer.
The Holiday Mail for Heroes Campaign produced over 500 personalized letters, which were distributed to veterans in the North Dakota Veteran’s Home facility in Lisbon, the Veteran’s Affairs (VA) Hospital in Fargo, and the VA Clinic in Bismarck.
Finals are the unavoidable capstone of every college semester, the ultimate test for professors to test the knowledge of their students. At the University of Mary, final exams for fall semester are right around the corner, which means that the hourglass is running out of sand for most students.
The University of Mary will begin offering a year-round campus option to incoming freshman in the fall 2015 semester. University leaders announced the change at a press conference Thursday morning in Butler Hall.
As a collegiate athlete, there are several things the public expects you to do: win games, get superb grades, and be a role model to others. This may seem excessive, but it is what all college athletes sign-up for. But what the majority of the public does not know, is that athletes do a lot of other things in order to maintain a distinguished appearance.
Jason Schmitz never thought he would return to North Dakota.
Schmitz, a Bismarck native, graduated from the University of Mary in 2008 with a bachelor’s in social sciences. He then went at Worcester State University in Worcester, Mass., where he graduated with a master’s in secondary education in 2010.
Now, these classes may simply be my personal preference. And I may be completely off course with some of these ideas, which is most likely the result of my not knowing what to do with my life and my late decision of what to major in. However, these classes would make me excited to attend class each day, because I know I would be gaining knowledge that I would apply for the rest of my life.
North Dakota is notorious for their brutal winters, but the first snow of the season oftentimes brings a sense of bliss. For some University of Mary students, this year’s first snowfall was their first time ever seeing snow.
After graduating from the University of Mary with a degree in business administration, Sr. Nancy Miller began spending a lot of time in the Benedictine Community. She soon decided to take her vocation to a new level and became a Benedictine Sister of the Annunciation.
The bestselling TheHunger Games trilogy continued to make the transition from the book to the big screen this fall with “Mockingjay-Part 1.” The third installment did not catch fire as well as the first two box office hits, but brought in $123 million during its opening weekend. It was the biggest opening of any movie so far this year. But millions of moviegoers might have missed one big difference between the book and movie.
Overall, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS is a great game. It has a huge selection of characters to choose from, a variety of stages to play on, and many things to unlock. The 3DS version is a must-have for any fan of the series.
There are plenty of tips that would allow you to come out of finals week with passing grades. But for those of you who have decided to give up, move back home with your parents, and work a minimum wage job, here is some different advice.
Stress affects people in numerous ways. The main symptoms of stress include feeling anxious, fatigue, muscle tension, stomach problems, trouble concentrating, and loss of sleep. Stress can be difficult to avoid, but there are a variety of healthy ways to handle this unwanted enemy.
There are nearly 200 viruses that cause colds and only a few that cause the flu. Neither one can be treated with antibiotics. Avoid close contact with sick people, stay home when you are sick, cover your mouth and nose, clean your hands and avoid touching your face.
E-Cigarettes have become extremely popular since they were first invented in the early 2000’s. The government, however, has yet to put regulations on them. Unless a city or state has a law regulating it, anyone can buy them.