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UNI Teacher Fair to be held in GBPAC

UNI’s annual Teacher Fair is this Saturday, March 7 in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Students will
have the opportunity to mingle with representatives from over 70 school districts at the recruitment event.

ANTHONY WITHEROW, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Current and future educators are welcome to attend the annual UNI Teacher Fair on Saturday, March 7 at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The event is free and has attracted more than 70 school districts from across the country and more than 300 teachers. Student attendees can expect a quick check-...

Friesen: ‘The Invisible Man’ is one to see

NI film critic Hunter Friesen reviews “The Invisible Man,” the newest film from horror director/writer Leigh Whannell.

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

March 5, 2020

“The Invisible Man” opens on a secluded waterfront mansion. Inside of it, Cecilia Kass is executing her plan to run away from her abusive boyfriend, Adrian. She successfully escapes, but not without Adrian running after her in a violent fury. A few weeks after her departure, Cecilia is notified that Adr...

Women’s History Month and Art Expo

ERIN KAMP, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

On Tuesday, March 3, the Women’s History Month Kickoff and Art Expo event was held at the Center for Multicultural Education (CME). This event was planned and put on by student program coordinators from the CME staff, members of the UNI Women and Gender’s Studies program and the Northern Iowa Feminist...

Preview: Burnt City at Interpreters Theatre

Josh Hamzehee’s “one-Persian” show, “Burnt City: A One-Persian Show about U.S.-Iran Relations,” will be performed in the Interpreter’s Theatre March 5 through 7 at 7:30 p.m.

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

International relations, a dystopian future and 80s wrestling all play a part of Josh Hamzehee’s upcoming production. From March 5-7, Hamzehee will be putting on his own “one-Persian” show, entitled “Burnt City: A One-Persian Show about U.S.-Iran Relations,” at 7:30 p.m. at the UNI Interpret...

‘MountainFilm’ event to be held

UNI alum and filmmaker Brendon Leonard mingles with attendees of 2019’s MountainFilm On Tour at UNI.

ALEX JOHNSON, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

On Friday, March 6, the University of Northern Iowa’s Film Appreciation Club, Philosophy Club and Green Project will co-host a film festival called MountainFilm On Tour. This event will be held in Kamerick Art Building Room 111 and is free to the public. Representatives from MountainFilm will visit...

‘So You Want to Help People?’

SARA QUALLEY, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

UNI students and faculty will host an event called “So You Want to Help People?” on Tuesday, March 3. “Faculty and seniors from psychology, social work and family services will discuss the similarities and differences between the areas and minors and certificates that will best fit your career ...

Panther Portrait: Dance Marathon

Panther Portrait: Dance Marathon

CECILIA MITCHELL, Campus Life Editor

March 2, 2020

On Saturday, Feb. 29, the ninth annual UNI Dance Marathon (UNI DM) “Big Event” was held in Maucker Union. According to a post on UNI DM’s “Miracle Blog” by Hannah Stater, a senior Communication and Interactive Digital studies major and director of marketing for UNI DM, “Over 650 University...

Women’s History Month events coming up at UNI

CECILIA MITCHELL, Campus Life Editor

March 2, 2020

Throughout the month of March, many events will be held on campus in observance of Women’s History Month. This week, festivities begin with this month’s Sexuality, Women and Gender (SWAG) forum: “Jackie and Jill Robinson: Women and the Need to Be Better at Politics.” This forum will be held ...

NISG announces election results

NISG announces election results

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor

February 27, 2020

The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) election this year wasn’t an especially tight race. With only one set of candidates running for student body president and vice president, Elle Boeding and Rachel Greene could be fairly certain of the outcome of the elections, which ended Wednesday night at...

Jazz combos present spring concert

Jazz combos present spring concert

ANNA ALLDREDGE, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

On Tuesday, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m., audience members settled in for a night of improv and individuality in Russell Hall’s Bengtson Auditorium with the UNI Jazz combo groups. UNI’s School of Music faculty artist Chris Merz, along with graduate student conductors, organized this event to feature four gro...

‘Last Thing’ is a confusing mess

NI Film Critic Hunter Friesen reviews “The Last Thing He Wanted,” now streaming on Netflix.

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

February 27, 2020

Netflix has been on a roll these past few years. While changing the idea of how television can be consumed, the streaming giant has also financed dozens of films from revered auteurs and budding talent. This level of investment has paid dividends with films such as “The Irishman’’ and “Roma.”...

‘Warrior Women’ documentary screened

'Warrior Women’ documentary screened

EMMA STOFFER, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

On Monday, Feb. 24 at 6:30 p.m., the documentary “Warrior Women” was screened in Lang Hall Auditorium as a kickoff for Women’s History Month. Before starting the film, director Elizabeth Castle spoke about her inspiration. “I wanted to learn how these women [...] who had no political power [....

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