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‘A Star is Born’ hits every note

‘A Star is Born’ hits every note

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

October 8, 2018


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“A Star Is Born” is one of those classic Hollywood films that has stayed close to each generation that has experienced it. Whether it be the original from 1937 or the remakes in 1954 and 1976, people have adored the timeless story that preaches the value of hope and perseverance in the face of ad...

Panther Portrait: Sienna Schilling

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

October 8, 2018


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On Thursday, Oct. 4, freshman elementary education major Sienna Schilling sang a variety of pop and film songs during the noon hour for Maucker Union Live. “This is a big crowd, but before, Sienna has performed in front of 20,000 people,” said Student Life Team member Siraj Acharya as he introduced ...

UNI Museum shows ceramics exhibit

UNI Museum shows ceramics exhibit

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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The lastest UNI Museum exhibit came together in the last year and a half, but the idea behind it has been in the works for much longer. Last Thursday, Sept. 27, UNI Museum director Nathan Arndt saw his four-year idea finally become a reality with the opening of “Cultural Impressions: Identities...

Archaeologists dig for Central Hall

Archaeologists dig for Central Hall

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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Every Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m., students walking by Lang Hall can witness an archaeological dig happening right on campus this semester. The “archaeologists” are students from an archaeological field world-class, led by associate professor of anthropology Donald Gaff. The purpose of ...

Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang to visit UNI

Filmmaker S. Leo Chiang to visit UNI

SARAH RITONDALE, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series is bringing their sixth filmmaker to campus from Oct. 8 to 10. Emmy Award-nominated filmmaker, S. Leo Chiang, will be visiting several classrooms at UNI and Hawkeye Community College, giving a public lecture and screening two of his documentaries....

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month

Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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Students can experience Latin art, food and music on campus this month during Latinx Heritage Month. Latinx Heritage Month, also known as Hispanic Heritage Month, is an annual national celebration of Latin culture running from Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. UNIdos, Lambda Theta Phi, Lambda Theta Alpha and th...

College Hill hosts weekly farmers market

College Hill hosts weekly farmers market

ALANNA BYRNES, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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Every Thursday from 4 to 6 p.m., local farmers and their products can be found on the corner of College Street and West 22nd Street. The College Hill Farmers Market (CHFM) has been running since June and will continue through October of this year. “[We have] fresh, high-quality vegetables at a reasonable p...

‘A Simple Favor’ is simply average

‘A Simple Favor’ is simply average

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

October 1, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

Stephanie Smothers is a young woman who absolutely loves her job as a single mother of her young son. Her life consists of caring for him, volunteering at school and running a popular parenting vlog. At school, she meets Emily Nelson, the mother of her son’s best friend. Emily works a high-end job in t...

Chloé Hilliard delivers laughs at CAB show

Chloé Hilliard delivers laughs at CAB show

ADRIANA MIENE, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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Comedian Chloé Hilliard performed at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 27 in the central ballroom of Maucker Union. The event was organized by UNI’s Campus Activities Board (CAB). According to CAB member Isaiah Finan, CAB booked Hilliard — self-described as a six-foot-one-inch tall comedian with a sig...

For the love of ice cream

For the love of ice cream

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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Those looking to get involved with a student organization usually first look into Greek Life, academic clubs, intramural sports or other similar groups. But students may not have heard of one student organization at UNI that is devoted to a popular dessert. Ben and Jared’s Ice Cream Alliance was fou...

Entertaining Saturday night, live with David Spade

Entertaining Saturday night, live with David Spade

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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On Saturday, Sept. 22, David Spade was once again live in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC), marking the start of the Fall 2018 Artist Series. The GBPAC also celebrated the launch of its 18th season with this show. It is my deeply held conviction that Spade voiced the most underrated Disne...

IDS program teaches collaboration, digital skills

IDS program teaches collaboration, digital skills

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

September 24, 2018


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Students and faculty in the Interactive Digital Studies (IDS) program gathered on Friday, Sept. 21 in the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center to hear from IDS alumni and socialize with fellow IDS students. IDS is an interdisciplinary program based in the communication studies department, but it spans seve...

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