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Beast and Belle are epitome of masculine and feminine roles

Beast and Belle are epitome of masculine and feminine roles

KYLE DAY, Opinion Columnist
March 23
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

If you didn’t get any time over your spring break to catch the live-action remake of Disney’s 1991 classic “Beauty & The Beast,” go online now and look for show times that will reasonably fit your schedule so you can correct your egregious error. I’m only partly kidding. This visually g...

Workshops to end in performance

Workshops to end in performance

SARAH RITONDALE, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

This week, UNI SAVE (Students Advocating for Voices and Equality) are presenting performance-based workshops as part of their “Your Response Matters” initiative. The workshops, which are being held in the Interpreters Theatre in Lang Hall, started on Monday, March 20, and will conclude tonight, Marc...

Beauty & Beast: not the Belle of the ball

Beauty & Beast: not the Belle of the ball

JOSHUA ROUSE, Film Critic
March 23
Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

In a quiet village in France, Belle spends her days reading copious amounts of books, awaiting the day she can escape the ordinary life of a village girl and the advances of the hyper-masculine Gaston. Belle hopes to escape to the fantasy worlds in her books, but little does she know, that day of libera...

“Logan” claws through critics

“Logan” claws through critics

JOSHUA ROUSE, Film Critic
March 9
Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews

The year is 2029. Mutant-kind is all but extinct, as far as Wolverine, A.K.A. Logan, knows or cares. He spends his days as a limo driver and watches over Charles Xavier, whose age and deteriorating mind have caused his telekinetic powers to grow unstable, forcing him into hiding. Beyond the goal of b...

Chaveevah chats about art

Chaveevah chats about art

ANGELENE ENKE, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

For the past few years, the Rod Library has routinely featured monthly art exhibits, with last month’s exhibit spotlighting local artist and UNI alumna Chaveevah Ferguson. Ferguson is a self-taught artist and has been for as long as she can remember. She grew up in Chicago, where she danced with ...

PANTHER PORTRAIT: Dance Marathon “Big Event”

PANTHER PORTRAIT: Dance Marathon “Big Event”

CLINTON OLSASKY, Campus Life Editor
March 6
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

On Saturday, March 4, a sea of orange converged on Maucker Union as UNI Dance Marathon hosted their sixth annual “Big Event.” Over 1,000 dancers took to Maucker Union’s main floor for 12 straight hours on Saturday, from noon to midnight. Throughout these 12 hours, dancers were to remain standing a...

Play expertly explores masculinity

Play expertly explores masculinity

CLINTON OLSASKY, Campus Life Editor
March 6
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

How does the problematic construction of masculinity adversely affect not only women, but the men who continue to assume these rigid gender roles? The original play “Boys Will Be Boys” addressed this question and many more through a series of episodic scenes and vignettes that explored the ways in which...

Lawther Hall set to reopen in fall

Lawther Hall set to reopen in fall

SARAH RITONDALE, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Students now have the opportunity to go online and request their rooms in the newly renovated Lawther Hall, which will reopen in the fall of 2017. After an approximately two-year renovation process, the residence hall that first opened in the summer of 1940 has now been completely reconstructed. According to Annie K...

PANTHER PORTRAIT: Motown Sound Celebration

PANTHER PORTRAIT: Motown Sound Celebration

CLINTON OLSASKY, Campus Life Editor
February 27
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

On Sunday, Feb. 26, the UNI George Walker Society hosted “A Celebration of the Motown Sound” in the lobby of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). The event featured live performances, music videos of classic Motown artists and displays of memorabilia and collectibles. The free eve...

Students pick UNI’s own sandwich

Students pick UNI’s own sandwich

SYDNEY HAUER, Staff Writer
February 27
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

In a move of true culinary democracy, a new sanwich recipe will be decided by the students and for the students. Erbert and Gerbert’s (E&G) Bistro in the Maucker Union is holding a contest for students to create the official UNI sandwich, unique to the university. “They thought it would be a good ide...

UPDATE: NISG election results

UPDATE: NISG election results

CLINTON OLSASKY and NICK FISHER
February 23
Filed under Campus Life, News, NISG Election, Showcase

On Wednesday, Feb. 22, Jamal White and Tristan Bernhard were named the new NISG president and vice-president, respectively, for the 2017-18 academic year. Nearly 50 UNI students gathered in the main floor of the Maucker Union to hear the election results, which were announced shortly after 7:30 p.m. Wh...

2017 Oscars Best Picture roundup

2017 Oscars Best Picture roundup

JOSHUA ROUSE, Film Critic
February 23
Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

“Arrival” When 12 mysterious alien ships land on Earth, the leaders of the world are thrown into a panic. Militaries are deployed and scientists are recruited to find out just what it is the aliens want. Decorated linguist Louise Banks (Amy Adams) and expert mathematician Ian Donnelly (Jeremy Renner) ...

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