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Finding food, community at farmers market

LAUREN MCGUILL, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

Those seeking fresh local produce, food trucks, live music or simply a good time can find it at the College Hill Farmers Market every Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m. The market is run by the UNI Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE). Jodie Huegerich, who works with the CEEE as UNI’s local food p...

Exploring representation in theatre

Exploring representation in theatre

ANNA ALLDREDGE, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

TheatreUNI presented “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do…?” on Sept. 6 and 7, a cabaret performance highlighting the conversation surrounding diversity and representation in musical theatre. Performed in the Bertha Martin Theatre, the show was written by assistant professors of theatre Jim Bray and Amy...

Panther Portrait: Get Social @ Rod

Panther Portrait: Get Social @ Rod

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

September 9, 2019

Students learned about Rod Library resources on Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 4 during the “Get Social @ Rod Library” event. Library staff were available to meet students and answer questions from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Learning Commons. Each library department had its own information table, includin...

Top 5 movies of Summer 2019

Top 5 movies of Summer 2019

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

September 5, 2019

As the outdoor and political climate reached sweltering conditions during the never-ending summer, the movie theatres offered a cool and comfortable place to escape from reality. And while escapism is great just by itself, it’s also great if the movie that you had come to see turned out to be worthw...

Exploring ‘The Many Voices of Art’

Exploring ‘The Many Voices of Art’

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

When considering a painting, how it sounds isn’t usually what comes to mind. However, with their newest art gallery collection, Charles Adelman and Darrel Taylor want viewers to listen -— in a different sense of the word. “The Many Voices of Art” exhibit is on display now in the Mary Haskell-Hans...

Making connections at the Volunteer Fair

Making connections at the Volunteer Fair

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

September 5, 2019

Over 40 nonprofit organizations hosted information tables in the Maucker Union ballroom on Wednesday, Sept. 4 during the Volunteer Fair. The fair was a collaborative effort between the Volunteer Center of the Cedar Valley (VCCV), the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance and the UNI Office of Community Engage...

CME launches year with BBQ

CME launches year with BBQ

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

August 29, 2019

The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) kicked off the new school year with their annual Welcome Back BBQ on Monday, August 26. The event ran from 5 to 9 p.m. in the Maucker Union Coffeehouse. “It is really great to have students back on campus,” UNI President Mark Nook told the crowd as th...

What’s new in Cedar Falls?

What’s new in Cedar Falls?

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

August 29, 2019

Students moving back into Cedar Falls area for the fall semester will notice several new businesses opening up in the area. While some have just recently opened for business, others will soon be available for the general public to enjoy. Whether you’re looking for new clothes or some sweet treats,...

Get Social @ Rod Library

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

August 29, 2019

Rod Library and The Learning Center invite students to "Get Social @ Rod Library" on Wednesday, Sept. 4 in the Learning Commons from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. The event offers opportunities to win prizes, meet library staff and learn about library resources. Throughout the afternoon, the Book Bistro...

Panther Portrait: Maucker Union Live

Panther Portrait: Maucker Union Live

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

August 29, 2019

New students participating in UNI Now gathered on Thursday, Aug. 22 for Maucker Union Live. The fun-filled evening, scheduled from 9 p.m. to midnight, included games, a DJ, mug-painting and a photobooth. Attendees were able to put together toy kits for MercyOne Hospitals in Waterloo, an...

Student to compete on ‘Ninja Warrior’

Student to compete on ‘Ninja Warrior’

ALLISON MAZZARELLA, Staff Writer

May 2, 2019

Ever since he was in middle school, Jackson Twait has dreamed of becoming the next American Ninja Warrior. Those hopes of competing have now become a reality for Twait, a junior at UNI studying actuarial science and economics. “I knew right away,” Twait said, remembering when he first began watching the show...

Hagemann secretary retires after 2 decades

Hagemann secretary retires after 2 decades

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

May 2, 2019

A familiar face on campus is retiring this semester after 24 years at UNI. Clarine “Louie” Hartman has spent two decades serving as the secretary for Hagemann Hall. Her job involves making purchases, paying the bills and completing a whole lot of paperwork. Her biggest responsibility, however, is to ...

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