Do We Need a Privacy Policy for State University Students?

The president of Odney Advertising believes university student phone numbers and email addresses are fair game when it comes to open records requests.  Odney used the public records loophole to obtain email addresses and send 96,000 emails during the last election.        

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Committee Votes Down Bill to Delay New UND Nickname

U.N.D.’s plan to adopt a new nickname will proceed as scheduled after a bill in the Legislature that would have extended the deadline for choosing a new nickname was voted down in committee.

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Students Civic Test Bill Clears Hurdle

Do you think high school students should know a little about the way our country works before they graduate? If the answer is yes, you’ll be happy that the bill in front of the 2015 Legislature is moving out of committee.

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Bill Addresses Fentanyl Derivative

Legislators are acting quickly to tackle the Fentanyl drug issue recently reported by he Grand Forks Herald. Rep. David Hogue (R-Minot) sponsored the bill that would add the drug to the State’s most severe drug category.

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Legislative Resolution Calls For Study Of Local Budget Transparency

Do lawmakers and the public need more transparency from local governments? A legislative resolution calling for just that got a unanimous ‘do pass’ recommendation from the Senate  Political Subdivisions Committee.

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State Legislature Takes Up UND Nickname Again

House bill 1155, sponsored by Rep. Scott Louser of Minot would extend the moratorium on choosing a new U.N.D. nickname through 2017.

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Legislation Would Give Students Right to an Attorney

A proposed bill would give students more rights when it comes to discipline within the State’s university system… specifically the right to have an attorney present at hearings as a official legal representative.

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North Dakotans Divided on Education Standards

Are you confused by what the common core debate is all about? This article from Jennifer Johnson writing for the Dickinson Press provides a good overview of the issue.

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