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Changing political rhetoric

Changing political rhetoric

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Campus Life Editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

The 2016 election and subsequent inauguration of President Donald Trump came as a shock to many, as Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton was favored to win. On college campuses, where political activism tends to be higher, the effects of Trump’s election have not gone unnoticed by students. Through...

Iowa Campus Compact Recognizes UNI Faculty and Students

Iowa Campus Compact Recognizes UNI Faculty and Students

April 27, 2017
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Iowa Campus Compact (IACC) announced on April 26 the winners of the 2017 Engaged Campus Awards. More than 50 nominations were received from 14 colleges and universities across the state. Among the winners from the University of Northern Iowa are: Provost Jim Wohlpart who will receive the award...

Now Introducing: Jamal & Tristan- Pres & Vice Pres

Now Introducing: Jamal & Tristan- Pres & Vice Pres

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under News, NISG Election, Showcase

After a year of contentious issues including the US Presidential election, as well as issues of mental health and diversity, the student body elected Jamal White, junior marketing and organizational management major, as student body president and Tristan Bernhard,  junior social science teaching and political scie...

First-ever UNI Truman Scholar

First-ever UNI Truman Scholar

SYDNEY HAUER, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
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Earlier this month, UNI student Rachael Johnson was announced as one of only 62 national recipients of the 2017 Truman Scholarship. Johnson is the first UNI student to ever be named a Truman Scholar, and her achievements make it easy to understand why she was chosen. Johnson is a junior from Sioux City dou...

Disney talks film, life, growth

Disney talks film, life, growth

ALLYN OXLEY, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
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During the past few days, UNI students, faculty and community members have been granted a deeper understanding of documentary filmmaker Abigail Disney through the William & Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. Two of Disney’s documentaries, “Armor of Light” and “Pray the Devil Bac...

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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