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Northern Iowan

Make sure to get your ticket to the show-seating is limited for this one-time event!

Original radio play to debut in Interpreters Theatre

MEG GROVE, Staff Writer Sep 25, 2022

*Editors note: play is rescheduled to Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. The season opener “Roses are Red: A Radio Play” will be debuting in the UNI Interpreters Theatre on Sept. 30, 2022. The theatre is located...

The new film starring pop icon Harry Styles hit the theaters on Sept. 23, but the drama that preceded its release garnered just as much-if not, more-attention.

The drama of “Don’t Worry Darling”

THEO ALDER Sep 25, 2022

“Don’t Worry Darling” is a film that premiered in theaters on Sept. 23, 2022. Directed by Olivia Wilde, “Don’t Worry Darling” follows a life in a 1950s perfect suburbia that twisted around...

The struggle to find a parking spot has sparked conversations of outrage on campus.

Students spark concerns about CP parking

AUBREY SCHAFBUCH, Staff Writer Sep 21, 2022

The word on campus is that CP parking is a mess. In between construction and "Service Vehicle Only" signs lay one of the most talked about topics: why is it so hard to find parking this semester?  The...

See Glamour, Illusions and Apparitions in the UNI Art Gallery for free today. The gallery is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

“Glamours, Illusions and Apparitions”

MEG GROVE, Staff Writer Sep 21, 2022

The UNI Art Gallery will be intermittently displaying “Glamours, Illusions and Apparitions” in the Mary Haskell-Hansen Room during the fall semester. There are many artists on display in this exhibition,...

“Bullet Train” movie review

THEO ALDER Sep 21, 2022

Are you trying to decide on a movie to watch on Student Tuesday or Thursday at Marcus Theatres? Look no further than spending only six bucks on “Bullet Train.”  This film is reminiscent of the early...

Black Student Union celebrates 50 years

Black Student Union celebrates 50 years

DIAMOND ROUNDTREE, Campus Life Editor Sep 19, 2022

The University of Northern Iowa’s Black Student Union (BSU) celebrated 50 years this past weekend with UNI alumni Purnell Cezar, CEO of Black and Bold Coffee and Courtlandt Butts, the founder of  LifeGuardian...

Celebrating Latinx Leaders and advocates at UNI

Celebrating Latinx Leaders and advocates at UNI

NIXSON BENITEZ, Executive Editor Sep 14, 2022

Sept. 15 marks the first official day of Hispanic Heritage Month. It also marks Central Americans’ Act of Independence. On this day in 1821, Central America gathered in the City of Guatemala which ended...

Bidens Sept. 1 speech used the word Democracy 31 times.

Is the US a democracy?

DREW HILL, Sports Writer Sep 11, 2022

On Thursday, Sept. 1, President Biden gave a speech about the dangers the American democracy faces, using the word democracy 31 times, according to the White House website’s transcript of the speech....

Bodies Bodies Bodies touches on the effects of being chronically online in a unique slasher delivery.

“Bodies Bodies Bodies”

THEO ALDER Sep 11, 2022

“Bodies Bodies Bodies” is a fun thriller that explores Generation Z as a whole and how being chronically online can hurt us as people. As a member of Gen Z, myself, this film does a wonderful job of...

Every Friday this fall, the campanile carillonneurs will be holding concerts at noon.

Campanile lunch concerts return for fall semester

AUBREY SCHAFBUCH, Staff Writer Sep 11, 2022

The Campanile is UNI’s most prominent monument on campus. It gathers students for Homecoming traditions, speakers and events on Lawther Field, great photo opportunities and now the return of weekly lunch...

It has long been suspected that Pornhub has been aware of the content derived from human trafficking on their site for years.

Pornhub fuels human trafficking

Codey Gillespie, Guest Columnist Sep 11, 2022

Internet porn has been around for a long time now, and has been for a good majority of our lives and the lives of people around us. So much that viewing online porn has been considered to be the societal...

A good album to listen on the way to class is Renaissance by Beyoncé, specifically the song Alien Superstar.

Five tips to survive freshman year

ABIGAIL LAUREN, Staff Writer Sep 7, 2022

You visited colleges, applied to a few, found scholarship applications, finished out your senior year, packed up all your belongings, said goodbye to your friends and family, moved into a brand new place...

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