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Jamestown offers local shopping options

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

By Alexis Young In a small town, shopping can be scarce. But in Jamestown, there are a variety of options for college students to venture off campus. From locally owned boutiques to thrift stores, the choices are unique. University of Jamestown sophomore Hattie Scherer prefers to spend her time at the local thrift stores. “As a college student and on a budget, it is nice to have a cheap...

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Trapshooting as a sport at UJ? Student petitions to get university to add trapshooting as a sport

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

Elisabeth Dalke It all started with a petition on a door in Kroeze Hall. Carlynne Folkestad, of Albertville, Minn., took action in her steps of trying to make the sport of trapshooting a reality at the University of Jamestown. Trapshooting is one of the three major sports of competitive clay target shooting sports with a shotgun. It is a game of movement, action and split-second timing. It r...

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Trapshooting as a sport at UJ? Student petitions to get university to add trapshooting as a sport

Fri, 08 Dec 2017

Elisabeth Dalke It all started with a petition on a door in Kroeze Hall. Carlynne Folkestad, of Albertville, Minn., took action in her steps of trying to make the sport of trapshooting a reality at the University of Jamestown. Trapshooting is one of the three major sports of competitive clay target shooting sports with a shotgun. It is a game of movement, action and split-second timing. It r...

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UJ Caring Committee to hold soup cookoff Friday, Nov. 17

Mon, 06 Nov 2017

The University of Jamestown Caring Committee will hold a soup cookoff from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 17, on the second floor of the Nafus Alumni Center on the UJ campus. Funds from the event go toward the UJ Caring Fund, which is available to assist any faculty or staff member going through unanticipated financial hardship. Participants will have an opportunity to make their best sou...

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UJ ranked 'Best in the Midwest'

Fri, 03 Nov 2017

The University of Jamestown was once again named a “Best in the Midwest” college by the Princeton Review. UJ has received this ranking for 15 consecutive years.  “We welcome this longstanding recognition from the Princeton Review,” said Robert Badal, UJ president. “The quality of our programs and educational innovations are creating a stronger quality brand an...

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Harold Newman Arena opens at UJ

Sat, 07 Oct 2017

http://www.jamestownsun.com/news/local/4336158-harold-newman-arena-opens-uj

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Pipestem Dam draws visitors for variety of activities

Sat, 07 Oct 2017

By Alexis Young Staff Writer In 1969, Pipestem Creek overflowed due to excess snowmelt. This resulted in a third of Jamestown flooding, creating millions of dollars in damage. In response to this disaster, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started construction on Pipestem Dam in 1971, completing it in 1974. What started out as a saving grace for Jamestown turned into a community hot spot....

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What is Character in Leadership? - A Message to the CIL Class of 2017

Mon, 01 May 2017

By  Liz Hunt, Director,  Character in  Leadership Program Special to The Collegian  This past fall, during and following the election, I had several people, both Democrats and Republicans, ask me if I felt my job in teaching leadership was pointless, particularly given the lack of character and integrity shown by the leadership in Washington. My response, of course,...

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UJ Students Receive NDPC Awards

Mon, 01 May 2017

NDPC college contest honors student journalists, broadcasters FARGO, N.D. — More than 100 entries from students at five schools North Dakota and Minnesota colleges were received for the annual North Dakota Professional Communicators (NDPC) College Communications Contest. Winners of the 2017 contest were recognized during the organization’s spring conference luncheon on April 21, 201...

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UJ SOS Assemble May Day Baskets

Mon, 01 May 2017

By Jamie Czapiewski, Staff Writer The University of Jamestown’s Student of Service organization recently met in the Prentice lounge for their latest service project on April 19th at 8:30. The SOS chose to put together May Day baskets for those at the Anne Carlsen Center at a meeting the previous week.  Students present included both members and non-members, with about eleven...

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