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Companions “Power of the Dog” reinvents the western genre

HUNTER FRIESEN December 6, 2021

Despite being the master of the gangster genre with such films as “Goodfellas,” “Casino,” and “The Irishman,” director Martin Scorsese cites “The Age of Innocence” as his most violent film....

This past weekend UNI mens Varsity Glee Club hosted the 44th annual Christmas Varsity Show at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center.

Men’s Glee Club back on stage

OLIVIA BRUNSTING, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

After nearly two years, the Glee Club is back and more enthusiastic than ever. They performed their 44th Annual Christmas Variety Show in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Art Center on Dec. 3 and 4. As...

Film critic Hunter Friesen reflects on what he is thankful for within films.

We are thankful for films

HUNTER FRIESEN December 2, 2021

Thanksgiving is always a time of year where we celebrate gratitude, something that we don’t do enough these days. As a film critic, I share as much of the blame as everybody else. My process usually...

The Commons opened on Sept. 10, 1933. This article features the new facility.

New Commons to be ready for fall term

NI Archives December 2, 2021

Editors Note: This article was originally printed Aug. 18, 1933 in the College Eye.  New and old students arriving on the campus this fall will be the first to enjoy faculties of what will probably...

Over the course of UNIs history enrollment has had a roller coaster effect.

Northern Iowa students overwhelmingly from Iowa

NI Archives November 29, 2021

Editors Note: This article was originally printed on Nov. 22, 1968. The current UNI enrollment is 9,231 The population of Iowa in 1968 was 2.8 million, today the population is 3.1 million.  New students...

Kingston sold out wasn’t as beautiful

NI STAFF, NI Editors November 29, 2021

Sean Kingston came to Cedar Falls, Iowa to a sold out show in the Gallagher Bluedorn (GBPAC) on Nov. 18, 2021. GBPAC holds around 1,680 seats, but on the day of the show when the doors opened, students...

Panther Portrait: International Education kickoff

Panther Portrait: International Education kickoff

NI STAFF, NI Editors November 18, 2021

The kickoff for International Education week was held in the Maucker Union Ballrooms hosted by International Engagement. The event has a couple guest speakers as well as a belly dancer. The belly dancer...

Students learn to cook Badrijani Nigivit with Nino Omatee in the basement of Maucker Union on Tuesday, Nov. 16.

Learn to cook Badrijani Nigivit

Karla DeBruin, Managing Editor November 18, 2021

International Education Week has something for everyone! On Tuesday, Nov. 16, students could participate in ‘Learn to Cook,’ an event held in the basement of Maucker Union. International student Nino...

Film Critic Hunter Friesen calls the French Dispatch a visual masterpiece.

‘The French Dispatch,’ Wes Anderson’s masterpiece

HUNTER FRIESEN November 15, 2021

With each subsequent entry into his distinct filmography, Wes Anderson seems to make it a mission to make the most Wes Anderson film. The intricacies of 2001’s “The Royal Tenenbaums” seemed quaint...

This archived story discusses traveling during the holidays in the midwest during the 80s.

Traveling home for the holidays

NI Archives November 15, 2021

Editors Note: This is from the Northern Iowan on Dec. 8, 1987. A normal Thanksgiving break is a pretty straightforward deal, right? You ho home, see the folks, pet the dog, tell the relatives about school,...

The stage and auditorium right after completion in 1978.

Strayer-Wood: Unbelievable

NI Archives November 11, 2021

Editors Note: This article was first published in the Northern Iowan on Feb. 17, 1978.  Wait just a minute, this is supposed to be UNI – the “other” university. Can something like this be possible...



NI STAFF, NI Editors November 11, 2021

On Monday, Nov. 8, the Rod Library Makerspace hosted a craft activity from 3-4 p.m. for students to come and destress. The crafting activities consisted of painting fall or winter colors on a stencil of...

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