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WBB defeated by DePaul in tournament

WBB defeated by DePaul in tournament

KATHERINE JAMTGAARD, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The UNI women’s basketball team won a bid in the NCAA tournament after a tough battle and overtime loss against Drake in the Missouri Valley championship on March 12. The Panthers’ season was not over quite yet, as they won a #10 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Tanya Warren, UNI head coach, comment...

NI Feminists want your tampons. Period.

NI Feminists want your tampons. Period.

BAILEY BAACK, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under News, Showcase

The Northern Iowa Feminists (NIF), formerly the Feminist Action League, are running a drive for menstrual products called the Red Basket Project this March in conjunction with Women’s History Month. They are accepting every kind of menstrual product, including tampons, pads, menstrual cups and spon...

Gentleman, Veteran, Professor

Gentleman, Veteran, Professor

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor
March 23
Filed under News, Showcase

Remembering the life and legacy of Donald Shepardson On March 2, President Mark Nook announced that Professor Donald Shepardson  died after teaching at UNI for 47 years. Shepardson received his B.S. from Eastern Illinois University, and both his M.A. and Ph.D.  from the University of Illinois, Ur...

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...

Election commission censures Jamal-Tristian

Election commission censures Jamal-Tristian

AARON FRIEL, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under News, NISG Election, Showcase

Editor’s note: Jamal White, incoming NISG president, has since issued a statement regarding his campagin’s public censure. The statement is printed in full and can be found at this link. Two weeks removed from the 2017 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) elections, the incoming student body pr...

Native American artist comes to UNI

Native American artist comes to UNI

ALLYN OXLEY, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under News, Showcase

From a Crow Fair to ‘little people,’ attendees at a recent art show received insight into Apsaalooke culture. On Monday, March 6, Wendy Red Star, a multimedia artist deeply rooted in her Native American background, hosted a lecture in the Kamerick Art Building as part of the Meryl Norton Hears...

All-staff opinion column: What’s the role of the press and campus newspaper?

All-staff opinion column: What’s the role of the press and campus newspaper?

KYLE DAY, ABBI COBB, ANDREW HEPPEARD, and JOSHUA DAUSENER
March 9
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I started my undergrad career as a journalism major. I didn’t get very far before learning that the vocation wasn’t for me. But I gained a much greater appreciation for what journalism is and what it is supposed to be than even that which I had before I took Journalism I & II. I was published in t...

Panthers finish second place in MVC

Panthers finish second place in MVC

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Writer
March 9
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The women’s basketball team managed to finish off their regular season by winning both of their final two games and clinched second place in the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC). This is the ninth straight year UNI has finished in the top half of the MVC and it is also the first time the Panthers ...

Bill would require profs to disclose politics

Bill would require profs to disclose politics

NICOLE BAXTER, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under News, Showcase

An Iowa bill requiring Regent universities to hire nearly equal numbers of Democratic and Republican professors has been referred to the Senate Education Committe on Capitol Hill in Des Moines. State Senator Mark Chelgren, R-Ottumwa, introduced Senate File 288, which “prohibits such a university fr...

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 ...

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