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UNI's Interpreter Theatre displayed four installations presenting important social topics.

Interpreters Theatre hosts social change display

EMMA KOEHLER, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

UNI Interpreters Theatre was set up in Lang Hall for the evening of April 27 to showcase four student-driven installations of interactive media, props of items and human actors, statistics and interactive...

Students in the UNI Opera department presented a virtual performance on Tuesday, April 27.

UNI Opera students present “In The Studio”


UNI Opera, in collaboration with the UNI Gallery of Art, presented their online video performance “In the Studio” on Tuesday, April 27 over livestream under the direction of Richard Gammon and vocal...

Campus Life Editor Anthony Witherow says goodbye to the Northern Iowan.

Campus life editor bids farewell

ANTHONY WITHEROW, Campus Life Editor April 26, 2021

If you would have told me before I joined the Northern Iowan that my experience would be like this, I don’t think there is any way I would have believed you. My time at the NI was anything but ordinary....

UNI Jazz Studies shared a collection of pieces at their outdoor concert on Friday, April 23.

Jazz Studies presents outdoor concert


Jazz players and lovers alike braved the chilly temperatures on Friday evening to enjoy an exhibition from all three UNI jazz bands and jazz combos. The concert took place in front of the West Gym; audience...

Students hope to win a selection from a number of prizes in

Panther Portrait: De-stress fest bingo

ANTHONY WITHEROW, Campus Life Editor April 22, 2021

UNI Student Wellness Services hosted "De-Stress Fest Bingo" on Wednesday April 21 in Maucker Union. The organizers hoped to inform students on how to put their mind and body to rest during stressful periods. Prizes...

The Northern Iowan Symphony Orchestra presented a spring concert performance in a socially-distanced GBPAC on Tuesday, April 20.

NI Symphony Orchestra presents spring concert

EMMA PISTARINO April 22, 2021

On Tuesday, April 20, the Northern Iowa Symphony Orchestra performed their 2021 spring concert under the direction of Dr. Erik Rohde. An assistant professor and director of orchestra activities, Rohde...

A cleanup event for College Hill and the surrounding areas will occur this Earth Day.

Clean up College Hill this Earth Day

EMMA PISTARINO April 19, 2021

On Earth Day, Thursday, April 22, a clean up of College Hill and the surrounding area will take place starting from the ThreeHouse Collaborative. The event was organized by David Hindman, a senior UNI...

The IDT dance company hosted their spring 2021 shows on April 17 and 18. The show boasted a mix of folk, studio and ballroom style dances.

Illuminate Dance Troupe presents spring 2021 shows

EMMA KOEHLER, Staff Writer April 19, 2021

The UNI Illuminate Dance Troupe (IDT) was able to present a spring production for a limited in-person audience as well as live on their Facebook page on Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18. The...

Three local speakers shared steps that can be taken to solve climate issues with students and faculty on Wednesday, April 14.

UNI hosts ‘Solve Climate by 2030’ webinar

EMMA PISTARINO April 19, 2021

For the second year in a row, UNI was chosen to be Iowa’s host institution for the Solve Climate by 2030 project. This event is organized by the Graduate Programs of Sustainability at Bard College in...

Maddie Poppe, accompanied by Brad & Kate, will perform a drive-in concert on April 30.

Maddie Poppe to perform drive-in concert

SARA QUALLEY April 15, 2021

American Idol winner and Clarksville, Iowa native Maddie Poppe is coming to campus April 30, accompanied by opening act Brad & Kate. The concert is taking on a non-traditional approach in the form...

Students got the chance to let off some steam by smashing plates outside Maucker Union.

Students help de-stress through plate smashing

TEHYA TOURNIER April 15, 2021

It is an ancient Greek custom to break plates and vases at weddings and other special events as a sign of joy and lasting years.  More recently, due to the popularity of TikTok, breaking plates has a...

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‘Schitts’s Creek’ star Dan Levy speaks with three Iowa schools

ANTHONY WITHEROW, Campus Life Editor April 12, 2021

Students flooded a socially-distanced Maucker Union Ballroom on Friday, April 9 to experience a watch party for a virtual interview with actor, writer, producer and director Dan Levy. The livestream was...

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