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Film receives five paws

JOSHUA ROUSE

March 9, 2015


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There are few movies I have seen I can say are perfect. “Birdman” is one of those. When I say perfect, I mean there is nothing wasted in this film. Everything felt like it belonged. Albeit some of the stranger bits of the film are not explained or left up to the viewers interpretation bu...

CAB hosts Recreation Night

BROOKE WIESE

March 9, 2015


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Sometimes students need to blow off a little steam before midterms. Spring activities week may be one way to do this such as Thursday night’s Rec Night. Rec Night took place in the Wellness Recreation Center, and hosted by the Campus Activities Board Homecoming committee, said Jamie Miller, se...

Appreciation luncheon

KATHERINE JAMTGAARD

March 5, 2015


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The Campus Minister Association gathered in the St. Stephen the Witness social hall for a luncheon to appreciate the faculty and staff of the CMA working with UNI students Tuesday.  The CMA is composed of 12-15 organizations ranging from center-based ministries with facilities near campus, to church...

Springtime at UNI

TAYLOR HINZ

March 5, 2015


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Around 200 students came to the Hemisphere Lounge in Maucker Union to participate in ‘Spring Fever,’ a free event hosted by the Campus Activities Board Tuesday.  There were different activities for students enjoyment including free food, caricatures, Valley Fair tickets on raffle an...

Puppets take the stage

AUTUMN SEMPERE

March 5, 2015


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Through special arrangements with Music Theatre International, Theatre UNI brings the 2004 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, “Avenue Q” to Strayer-Wood Theatre.  Fresh out of college with bills to pay and a B.A. in English, puppet Princeton (played by Mic Evans, junior theatre major) re...

An indecisive spy film

JOSHUA ROUSE

March 2, 2015


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As a genre, spy films have had an equal share of both serious and parody films. From Matthew Vaughn, the director of “X-Men: First Class” comes “Kingsman: The Secret Service,” a movie that is a shaken and stirred mix of comedy and drama. The result is classy, yet dull, which is...

Students of UNI

Students of UNI

JAY D. MORALES

March 2, 2015


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“About a year ago today I left UNI because of my eating disorder. I hadn’t eaten for 22 days. Doctors said I would have died after a couple more days. I only drank water. I’ve had an eating disorder since I was around the age of 10. I had to be medically withdrawn from UNI last January to...

Film brings up privacy concerns

BROOKE WIESE

February 26, 2015


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The Reaching for Higher Ground film and discussion series continued to explore topics related to the 2014-15 theme of Media and Social Media: A Networked Society. The film screened Monday was “Terms and Conditions May Apply.” According to Michael Blackwell, director of the Center for Multicultural Ed...

Crusade against cancer

JAKOB JEHN

February 26, 2015


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This week is Crusade Week, a weeklong push for the Relay for Life team at the University of Northern Iowa to get more people involved in the event and understand what it’s about. This is an important week for the members of Relay for Life as it is a big recruitment week for anyone wanting to si...

The “M” Press

The “M” Press

MEGAN GREGORSOK

February 26, 2015


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The University of Northern Iowa English Club hosted its Spring Semester Poetry Slam Tuesday in Bartlett 1017.  “If you don’t have anything nice to say then don’t say it at all,” English Club president Timoteo Garcia, senior philosophy major said. “What’s that sayi...

UNI ties win record as defense knocks out Bradley 56-39

UNI ties win record as defense knocks out Bradley 56-39

BRANDON TJEPKES

February 23, 2015


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No. 11 ranked UNI Panthers men’s basketball team notched another win as they defeated Bradley 56-39. This win ties the school record of 15 games in a row.  The first half was tense as Bradley was able to keep up with UNI. Bradley’s defense was relentless keeping UNI to a 42 percent s...

Campaign brings people together

JAKOB JEHN

February 23, 2015


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The Black Student Union held the event I Will Not Die Young in the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center Wednesday.  This workshop/performance was lead by Muhibb Dyer, founder of the I Will Not Die Young campaign and co-founder of Flood the Hood with Dreams, an organization dedicated to helpin...

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