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A dazzling dystopian dog film

A dazzling dystopian dog film

CLINTON OLSASKY, Executive Editor

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

Combining his love for visually inventive animation, deadpan humor and, well, dogs, director Wes Anderson (“Rushmore,” “Moonrise Kingdom,” “The Grand Budapest Hotel”) may have made his most effortlessly enjoyable film to date. “Isle of Dogs” is set in a dystopian Japan in which all ...

Hypnotist show coming to West Gym

Hypnotist show coming to West Gym

KOREE DEERING, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The Management Information Systems Association (MiSA), Women in Computing (WiC) and UNIdos will be hosting a hypnotist show headlining AnnaRose Anderson on Saturday, April 21, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the West Gym on campus. “Women in Computing has been collaborating with MiSA since the beginni...

TAPP students showcase work on runway

TAPP students showcase work on runway

PEYTON HUSMANN, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

This Saturday, April 21, students can make their way to Lang Hall Auditorium to see the UNI Textiles and Apparel Program (TAPP) students’ presentation of Catwalk 26. The event starts at 7 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The theme of this year’s event is “UNI Fashion Week,” which plays off ...

Exhibit asks ‘What Were You Wearing?’

Exhibit asks ‘What Were You Wearing?’

AMELIA DUAX, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Week, Kamerick Art Building and Rod Library displayed outfits in an exhibit sponsored by Sigma Phi Epsilon called ‘What Were You Wearing?’ from Monday, April 9, to Friday, April 13. The outfits, which were replicas of real outfits worn by sexual assault surv...

Directing class presents ’10-Minute Plays’

Directing class presents ’10-Minute Plays’

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

On Tuesday, April 17, at 7:30 p.m., a UNI directing class will present “An Evening of 10-Minute Plays” in the Bertha Martin Theatre in Strayer-Wood. The event will consist of 11 plays, each directed by one of the students in the class. The directing class is under the instruction of Assistant Pro...

Panther Portrait: Wall of Comic Art — Rod Library

Panther Portrait: Wall of Comic Art — Rod Library

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Campus Life Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Starting on Sunday, March 25, Rod Library began a display of comic artwork by Cedar Valley artists. The exhibit will run until Monday, April 30. It coincided with the fifth annual RodCon, which was held last week on Saturday, April 7. RodCon is a mini comic book convention that celebrates graphi...

TheatreUNI explores ‘Doubt’

TheatreUNI explores ‘Doubt’

SHELBY WELSCH, Theatre & Event Critic

April 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

“Doubt: A Parable” is a 2004 play by John Patrick Shanley. The play takes place in the fictional St. Nicholas Church School, located in the Bronx, during the fall of 1964. The driving theme of “Doubt” is introduced in the first scene with a sermon from the main character, Father Flynn, where ...

SigEp seeSAAWs for sexual assault awareness

SigEp seeSAAWs for sexual assault awareness

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

On Monday, April 9, at 12 p.m., Sigma Phi Epsilon kicked off their annual Sexual Assault Awareness Week (SAAW) with the traditional 24-hour seesaw. According to the Givebutter fundraising page for the event, SAAW began in 2013 as a project when “a group of brothers decided to stand up and fight a...

New horror flick silently shocks

New horror flick silently shocks

CLINTON OLSASKY, Executive Editor

April 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

The deafening silence that courses throughout the new horror film “A Quiet Place” is at once terrifying and spellbinding — resulting in an unapologetically unique cinematic experience that is likely to stay with you long after you leave the theater. Set in the year 2020, the film follows a single...

RodCon 2018

RodCon 2018

SOFIA LEGASPI, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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Over 3,000 geek culture fanatics traveled across campus, Iowa and the Midwest to attend RodCon on Saturday, April 7. This is Rod Library’s fifth year hosting the Comic Con-esque event. “I think that fandom and geek culture is becoming more universal,“ said Caroline Francis, RodCon planning co...

Panther Portrait: African Night – This Is New Africa

Panther Portrait: African Night – This Is New Africa

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Campus Life Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The UNI African Union (AU) held their annual African Night on Saturday, April 7. The event started with a dinner held in the Maucker Union food court area, followed by a series of cultural showcases in Lang auditorium. The emcee, Ebaby Kobby, danced his way on stage and kept the event flowing with com...

Newman Civic Fellow recipient

Newman Civic Fellow recipient

AMELIA DUAX, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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Among 268 students, UNI’s own Ashley Sanchez was awarded the prestigious Newman Civic Fellows Award for 2018. The award was given by a Boston-based nonprofit organization called Campus Compact. The Newman Civic Fellowship is supported by the KPMG Foundation as well as Newman’s Own Foundation and ...

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