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‘Chappaquiddick’ adequately delivers

‘Chappaquiddick’ adequately delivers

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

April 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

The date is July 18, 1969. Senator Edward “Ted” Kennedy is speeding down the moonlit road on Chappaquiddick Island. In the passenger seat is 28-year-old Mary Jo Kopechne, who was a presidential campaign secretary for Robert Kennedy. After a few missed turns, the car eventually meets the infamous...

Panther Portrait: BYOBrass

Panther Portrait: BYOBrass

SOFIA LEGASPI, Associate Campus Life Editor

April 26, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

During the lunch hour on Wednesday, April 25, the Maucker Union food court was filled with music from the newly-formed band BYOBrass for the final Maucker Union Live perfomance of the semester. The brass band consisted of UNI students playing a wide variety of songs, including “Funkytown,” “...

Tropical celebration day at UNI

Tropical celebration day at UNI

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018


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On Monday, April 23, the UNI community celebrated Tropical Celebration (TC) Day following a presidential proclamation issued by President Mark Nook. Students, faculty and staff alike donned tropical shirts, leis, shorts and flip flops. The president — accompanied by his wife and TC Panther — handed out Ital...

School of Music PRISM showcase

School of Music PRISM showcase

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

On Monday, April 23, UNI’s School of Music will present their second PRISM Showcase in the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) at 7:30 p.m. The performances are free and open to the public. The event is coordinated by Cayla Bellamy and Jesse Orth, the assistant prof...

B.F.A. art exhibition honors student talent

B.F.A. art exhibition honors student talent

AMELIA DUAX, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Tonight in UNI’s Gallery of Art, the Bachelor of Fine Arts, or B.F.A., group exhibition will be revealed to the public. An opening reception will begin at 7 p.m. Three students will be highlighted: Eden Bell for painting, Rylie Lawrence for printmaking and Rachael “Ray” Smith for painting. Ken H...

Panther Portrait: UNI Textiles & Apparel Catwalk 26

Panther Portrait: UNI Textiles & Apparel Catwalk 26

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Campus Life Editor

April 23, 2018


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The UNI Textiles and Apparel Program (TAPP) students presented Catwalk 26 on Saturday, April 21. The theme for the runway show this year was “UNI Fashion Week,” which drew its influence from New York Fashion Week. Clothing was designed by students in TAPP from various levels of experience, accord...

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


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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


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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...

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