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The William & Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

The William & Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

ALLYN OXLEY, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
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Over the next two days, the UNI Department of Communication Studies will host the Clohesy Documentary Film Series, featuring documentary filmmaker, philanthropist and social activist Abigail Disney, who is a member of the famous Disney filmmaking family. Today, a screening of Disney’s film “Arm...

Students showcase worldly fashions

Students showcase worldly fashions

ALLISON MAZZARELLA, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
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This Saturday, April 22, the Textiles and Apparel (TAPP) department will be showcasing their annual fashion show at Lang Hall Auditorium from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.  This year marks the department’s 25th year with the event, and the theme is “Around the World in 60 Minutes.”  The show is free and o...

Softball reigns supreme in Dome, 12-3 home record

Softball reigns supreme in Dome, 12-3 home record

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Writer
April 20, 2017
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The Northern Iowa softball team left the Robinson-Dresser Sports Complex behind this last weekend and spent some time in the UNI-Dome. The change of scenery was just what the doctor ordered, as the Panthers reached second place in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC), one game behind Illinois State. Cedar ...

House, Senate ban 20-week abortions

House, Senate ban 20-week abortions

ISAAK ESPERSEN, Staff Writer
April 20, 2017
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The subject of abortions has always been a hot topic in the United States, but this past Tuesday it hit a little closer to home with the Iowa Senate passing Senate File 471, voting to ban abortions after 20 weeks into a pregnancy. The bill was passed by the Iowa House last week, and the bill will now...

24/7 Student Space

24/7 Student Space

NICK FISHER, Executive Editor
April 17, 2017
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Finals week is around the corner — just over two weeks away — and this likely means some students will be studying into the early hours of the morning. Study sessions can go around the clock, but only in certain places on campus — the Towers Center and Redeker Center — are open 24 hours a day, se...

Zine highlights fashion scene

Zine highlights fashion scene

SHELBY WELSCH, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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Fashion is more than just a pretty face. At least that’s what Uprising Magazine’s Editor in Chief Diana Hernandez thinks. According to Hernandez, the third issue of Uprising Magazine, which was released on April 7, hit many marks on diversity and uniqueness, as well as beauty. Uprising Magazine is...

Finding food for intl. students

Finding food for intl. students

KAUSHIK MAHIDA, Staff Writer
April 17, 2017
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For some UNI international students, finding food during breaks can prove to be a difficult task. Closed dining centers, inadequate kitchen facilities in the dorms and dietary restrictions force some students to pay out of pocket for meals. Sulaiman Alhudaifi, a UNI student from Oman, said limited food op...

From where the bell tolls: the untold story of a UNI artifact

From where the bell tolls: the untold story of a UNI artifact

CLINTON OLSASKY, Associate Executive Editor
April 13, 2017
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Nestled between a row of gym lockers and an assortment of treadmills lies what is likely to be one of the oldest surviving artifacts from the beginning of UNI. As they make their way to class, students may not even notice the severely cracked bell situated inside a large glass case outside the Health B...

Undocumented and afraid

Undocumented and afraid

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor
April 10, 2017
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Across the United States, there are people who live in fear of being forced from their houses, separated from their families and sent to a country they have never known as home. They are among the 11.4 million undocumented immigrants living in the US, as estimated by the Department of Homeland Secur...

College Hill makeover

College Hill makeover

NICOLE BAXTER, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
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The burning of Great Wall on the corner of 22nd and College Street in April of 2016 has ignited a series of new projects up and down the Hill, bringing apartments, restaurants, a bakery and more. UNI students are anticipating the changes brought about by this shake-up at the epicenter of Cedar Falls n...

Holocaust survivor comes to UNI

Holocaust survivor comes to UNI

BAILEY BAACK, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
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The UNI Center for Holocaust and Genocide Education hosted the ninth Annual Norman Cohn Holocaust Remembrance and Education Lecture at the Curris Business Building on Tuesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. The presenter was a Holocaust survivor and retired NASA engineer Peter Gorog, who now works in conjunction wi...

The Voiceless

The Voiceless

SARAH RITONDALE, Staff Writer
April 3, 2017
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“The Voiceless,” a documentary that features the stories of five male survivors of sexual violence, is coming to UNI’s campus this Wednesday, April 5. The documentary, produced by Vanessa McNeal, will be screened at 5:30 p.m., at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). Following the screen...

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