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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...

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Executive editor bids farewell, discusses role of student press

Executive editor bids farewell, discusses role of student press

NICK FISHER, Executive Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Half of my four years at the University of Northern Iowa were spent as executive editor for this student newspaper, and I couldn’t have asked for a better educational experience. Working at the Northern Iowan, producing over 100 editions in two years, taught me so much about the written word, the wo...

‘Lost City’ is must ‘Z’ movie

‘Lost City’ is must ‘Z’ movie

JOSHUA ROUSE, Staff Writer
April 27, 2017
Filed under Movie Reviews, Showcase

The year is 1905. British Officer Percy Fawcett seeks decorations and recognition in order to rebuild the family name that his father ruined due to his reckless living. In order to ease territorial tensions in South America, Fawcett is assigned to mapping the border between Peru and Brazil. While bravi...

The William & Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

The William & Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series

ALLYN OXLEY, Staff Writer
April 24, 2017
Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Vertigo Mini

Vertigo Mini

KIRBY DAVIS, Staff Photographer
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Last Thursday, April 20, performance art students bared it all at their annual spring showcase known as VertigoMini. As with many performance art shows, audience members aren’t always sure of what to expect when they walk in. The same was true of this show, which was free to the public and took place ...

CABapalooza on the horizon

CABapalooza on the horizon

CLINTON OLSASKY, Campus Life Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

This Thursday, April 27, UNI’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) will be hosting their annual “CABapalooza” on Lawther Field from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Chelsea Miller, junior management organizational leadership major, serves as the CAB homecoming executive. Miller explained what students can expect when a...

Florida Georgia Line review

Florida Georgia Line review

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Copy Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The award-winning country duo Florida Georgia Line (FGL) made their second stop in Iowa in the past 10 months, this time in the UNI-Dome as part of the “Dig You Roots” tour on April 21. Fans went crazy as the pair, Brian Kelley and Tyler Hubbard, descended onto the stage from elevated platforms and ...

‘Into the Woods’ hits high notes

‘Into the Woods’ hits high notes

SHELBY WELSCH, Theatre & Event Critic
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

“Into the Woods,” a musical famously known for being tricky to put together, was executed wonderfully by UNI’s Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC), School of Music and Theatre UNI. The score of “Into the Woods” is rhythmically challenging, the themes and keys constantly cha...

PANTHER PORTRAIT: TAPP Catwalk 25 Around the World

PANTHER PORTRAIT: TAPP Catwalk 25 Around the World

CLINTON OLSASKY, Campus Life Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

On Saturday, April 22, the Textiles and Apparrel (TAPP) department held their 25th annual fashion show in Lang Hall Auditorium. The theme for this year’s show was “Around the World in 60 Minutes.” The show was divided into three sections that each highlighted three distinct worldy fashions: Japan, E...

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