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The Advocate is online

Posted on September 25, 2017

If you’ve been wondering why you haven’t seen an Advocate around campus, it’s because we have gone online! Find all of our weekly stories on our website at We have not gone away from printing altogether, as we will be circulating a print news publication once a month. For real-time updates, follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Pulse Mentorship Program

Posted on September 25, 2017

Students and staff from SPECTRUM and the Rainbow Dragon Center are excited to announce a new mentorship program to support LGBTQ+ college students in the Fargo-Moorhead community. The Pulse Mentorship Program is a LGBTQ+ mentorship program that matches LGBTQ+ students with LGBTQ+ or ally mentors from the Fargo-Moorhead community. This program seeks to create a safe space for students to be themselves and explore their identity, provide resources and guidance, engage in open dialogues and discussion, assist in navigating workplace or school environments, help develop goals for their future plans, connect students to the larger LGBTQ+ community, and offer support.  Read the rest of this entry →

Mandatory student organization treasurer training

Posted on September 25, 2017

Monday, Sept. 25 | 6-7 p.m. | CMU 205

Mandatory student organization treasurer training will cover topics such as: locating organization account number, how to reimburse members, how to request funds for special travel or events. Please RSVP for a session. One opportunity remains. Learn more in the attached document.

Join the Dragon Leadership Program

Posted on September 25, 2017

Monday, Sept. 25 | 8-8:30 p.m. | CMU 214

Join the Dragon Leadership Program! The Dragon Leadership Program (DLP) is a free, campus wide co-curricular program designed to develop leadership skills and prepare you for your professional career. Visit for a list of requirements. You must be graduating Spring 2019 or later to participate in this two-year program. Students that complete the requirements get a medal that can be worn at graduation. Learn more about the DLP at our upcoming information session on Monday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m. in CMU 214. Applications are due September 29.

Fat Girls Hiking Body Love Workshop, Group Hike to Maplewood State Park

Posted on September 25, 2017

Sept. 28-29

Do you need some body positive messaging in your life? Do you love being out in nature? Fat Girls Hiking co-founder Summer Michaud-Skog is coming to campus for two events:

  • Body Love Workshop (Thursday, Sept. 28, 3-4 p.m., Women’s Center) – focuses on joyful movement, self-care, the body love spectrum and our connection with nature and ourselves. Open to students of all body types and gender identities.
  • Group Hike at Maplewood State ParkMN (Friday, Sept. 29, 2-7 p.m.) – travel with Summer and continue the discussion about body positivity in this beautiful natural setting during fall’s peak. Transportation and snacks provided. Depart from CMU parking lot at 2 p.m. Open to students of all body types and gender identities. Hike is limited to 20 participants. Registration required. Email to register by 9/25.

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Student Organization Advisor training meeting

Posted on September 25, 2017

Friday, Sept. 29 | 1-2 p.m. | CMU 203

Do you advise a MSUM Student Organization but have questions about your role, expectations or processes involving the student organization? Join Steve Fox and Sandy Schob on September 29 in CMU 203 from 1-2 p.m. We will be covering lots of topics that are of special interest to student organizations and the faculty and staff who help support them. If you have questions, please contact Steve Fox at

Dashain Night

Posted on September 25, 2017

Saturday, Sept. 30 | 7 p.m. | Everest Tikka House

Dashain is the longest and the most auspicious festival in the Nepalese calendar, celebrated by Nepalese people, along with their diaspora throughout the globe. It is the longest and most anticipated festival in Nepal. This year MSUM’s Nepal Student Association is celebrating it in Everest Tikka House with variety of typical Nepalese food! Feel free to join us to understand Nepalese culture briefly!  Read the rest of this entry →

Buck Lunch Tuesday

Posted on September 25, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 26 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | LCM Blue House

Want a home cooked meal? Come to Buck Lunch Tuesday at the LCM Blue House, one block west of Hagen Hall (619 10th Street South). Tuesday, 9/26, lunch includes a taco bar, chips and salsa, fruit, and cookies. Lunch is served 11-1. All are welcome. All for a buck!

Safe Zone Training for students

Posted on September 25, 2017

Thursday, Oct. 12 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Library 103

Are you interested in learning how to become an ally for the LGBT+ community? SPECTRUM, an LGBT+ student organization, is now offering safe zone training for students! The first session will take place during Coming Out Week on October 12 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Library 103. 25 spots are available for the first session. Reserve your spot today by emailing

MSUM African Student Union meeting

Posted on September 22, 2017

Friday, Sept. 22 | 3-4 p.m. | CMU 205

The African Student Union (ASU) will be having their first meeting on Friday, 22 September.The meeting will be held at CMU Room 205 from 3-4 p.m.  Read the rest of this entry →

Join Bridge International

Posted on September 21, 2017

Wednesdays and Thursdays | 7-8 p.m. | CMU 204

It’s a Bible Group Study small group for international students. Come and join us!  Read the rest of this entry →

Take Back the Night BBQ, Rally, and March Against Sexual Violence

Posted on September 20, 2017

 Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Campus Mall

Join MSUM, Concordia College, and Minnesota State Community and Technical College for our annual BBQ and rally on the MSUM Campus Mall on Wednesday, Sept. 20. This year, we celebrate the 45th anniversary of Title IX, which guarantees every student the right to an education free from discrimination based on sex. 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men will experience intimate partner abuse, sexual violence, or stalking  in their lifetime. Do you #KnowyourIX?  Read the rest of this entry →

Clothesline Project on display

Posted on September 20, 2017

Sept. 12-22 | Roland Dille Center for the Arts Great White Hall

The Clothesline Project will be on display throughout weekdays beginning Tuesday, Sept. 12 through Friday Sept. 22 in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Great White Hall. Survivors of gender-based violence and their loved ones emblazon T-shirts with their stories, direct messages to their abusers, and sometimes strong imagery and leave them on display. These shirts document the prevalence of gender-based violence, aid in the healing process of survivors, and celebrate their strength and courage, often sending a message of hope to others who remain silent about their experiences.  Read the rest of this entry →

Buck Lunch Tuesday

Posted on September 19, 2017

Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. | LCM Blue House

Hungry? Come to the LCM Blue House on Tuesday, Sept. 19, from 11-1 for Buck Lunch Tuesday. The LCM Blue House is located on block west of Hagen Hall. Lunch will be French toast, sausage, fruit, and juice. All for a buck. All are welcome.

Rock Climbing Club first meeting

Posted on September 18, 2017

Monday, Sept. 18 | 5-5:30 p.m. | Rock Wall

The first climbing club meeting will be Monday, Sept. 18 at 5 p.m. in the rock wall at the Wellness Center on campus. At this meeting we will cover everything you will need to know about our club: expectations, trips, competitions, and so much more.  Read the rest of this entry →

KMSC Interviews P.O.S

Posted on September 18, 2017

Monday, Sept. 18 | 2:30-3 p.m. |

P.O.S, a Minneapolis hip hop artist, will be interviewed by KMSC’s DJ Cha Vang (Film Production major) on Monday, September 18 at 2:30 CT! P.O.S is one of the founding members of the indie hip hop collective Doomtree.  Read the rest of this entry →

Volunteer at the Dorothy Day Food Pantry with KMSC

Posted on September 18, 2017

Monday, Sept. 18 | 6:30 p.m. | Dorothy Day Food Pantry

Volunteer with KMSC Dragon Radio at the Dorothy Day Food Pantry on Monday, Sept. 18. If this is your first time volunteering there please show up a little after 6 p.m. to be trained in. If you have volunteered there before you can show up at 6:30 p.m. KMSC volunteers at the pantry every third Monday of the month. You do not have to be a part of KMSC to volunteer with us. We will meet at the food pantry.

Donuts and dogs with Delta Zeta

Posted on September 15, 2017

Friday, Sept. 15 | 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. | Campus Mall

Delta Zeta is putting on a pretty sweet event! Donuts will be sold in the MSUM campus mall on Friday, Sept. 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. There will be lots of puppies around to pet and play with as well! All of the proceeds will go to 4 Luv of Dog Rescue in Fargo. So grab a friend and come on over, we will be very happy to see you!

Economic Society’s first meeting

Posted on September 15, 2017

Friday, Sept. 15 | 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. | MacLean 165

Come check out the first meeting for MSUM’s Economic Society and find out about their upcoming events planned for this year. Pizza and lemonade provided!

Student Organization Hosts Plastic Bag Recycling Competition

Posted on September 14, 2017

MSUM’s Sustainable Students Association (SSA) will be hosting a plastic bag recycling competition on campus beginning Sept. 18. They will be collecting plastic bags for six months, with a goal of collecting 500 pounds—or approximately 40,500 plastic bags.

If MSUM reaches its goal, the university will receive a free bench made of recycled plastic, in addition to helping save the environment!

Accepted materials include:  Read the rest of this entry →

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