Anna Burleson is the higher education reporter for The Grand Forks Herald. She is a 2013 graduate of the University of South Dakota's Mass Communication program and is originally from Watertown, S.D. Contact her with story ideas or tips by phone, email or Twitter, all of which are listed below. Examples of her work can be accessed here.
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A photo of a bag of marijuana with the caption “OG Kush on Fleek” was among various pictures of puppies and selfies Wednesday morning. All of the images were open to anyone with a smartphone through Fleek College Stories, a free app that allows users to anonymously post and view images and video grouped by college with no limits and no rules. “I think people genuinely feel it’s anonymous and there are no repercussions for it, but people can screenshot it and it’s dangerous.” UND Student Body President Matt Kopp said.
The University of North Dakota is taking proactive steps to encourage cultural awareness this Halloween. Associate Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Sandra Mitchell, who began working in the newly created position this summer, published a memo Tuesday reminding the campus community to be mindful of their costume choices this Halloween. “This time of year we do see things on college campuses all over the country. So many schools do this to remind folks, so that we’re not cleaning up afterward,” Mitchell said.
CROOKSTON, Minn. -- It was standing room only in the Prairie Room at the University of Minnesota - Crookston campus Monday when students, faculty, legislators and community members gathered to...
People are struggling to pass the North Dakota bar exam and the University of North Dakota Law School is looking at how to address the problem. The state offers the exam annually in both February and July, and only 56 percent of UND graduates who took the test for the first time this summer passed. The overall pass rate for all test takers in the state, which includes those who have practiced law elsewhere but are taking the exam for the first time in North Dakota and those who have taken the test before, has fluctuated between 69 and 83 percent, according to National Conference of Bar E
Students at UND’s American Indian Student Services Center Monday said they were angry and frustrated when the university failed to take any disciplinary action against groups of people who wore...
FOSSTON, Minn. — Anna Cymbaluk was all smiles after school Thursday, but that’s not always the case. Anna’s mother, Sarah Cymbaluk, posted a video to her Facebook page Wednesday night...