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Film gets perfect paws?

JOSHUA ROUSE

November 20, 2014


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I read other reviews of “Interstellar” before watching and, for the most part, they have been mixed. I went into this movie with an open mind to both the good and the bad and, needless to say, I was impressed with what I was given.   This is a very heavy movie, both in the sentiment...

A different Atmosphere

NICK CAROLAN

November 18, 2014


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For the past 17 years, the underground rap scene has been dominated and controlled by the hip-hop collective, Atmosphere. The group, consisting of rapper Slug and producer Ant, have reached their success through rigorous touring and albums that all listeners can immediately sink their teeth into.  &ldqu...

“One Tree Hill” actor serenades campus

“One Tree Hill” actor serenades campus

MORGAN AARHUS

November 18, 2014


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Campus Activities Board hosted Tyler Hilton in the Maucker Union ballroom for a free concert Thursday night.  Hilton is most known for his role as Chris Keller on “One Tree Hill” and his acoustic music. Many students took advantage of the free show.  As students entered the ball...

Sparks brings tears

TAIJA TUCKER

November 18, 2014


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“The Best of Me” by Nicholas Sparks is a heart gripping and blood pumping page-turner that was hard to put down. I read this in one week and re-read it before I saw the movie.  Nicholas Sparks once again put tears in my eyes in the last few chapters, when the conclusion comes to a clos...

A different way to slam poetry at UNI

A different way to slam poetry at UNI

NICHOLAS FISHER

November 18, 2014


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Kind faces, unique stories and an atmosphere accepting of free expression with absolutely no judgment. A packed room of UNI students listened silently to a word of warning from the event’s co-host, Natalie Kaufman: “This first piece for you tonight has a content warning.”  70-pl...

Getting together to listen

FATIMAH ALREBH

November 10, 2014


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Because of the recent Yik Yak posts the University of Northern Iowa National Coalition Building Institute sponsored a listening table for member of the UNI community to express themselves in a safe environment.  The listening table, set up in Rod Library, welcomed everyone to come from 10 a.m. t...

What’ s not missing

What’ s not missing

KATHERINE JAMTGAARD

November 10, 2014


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Bridgette Bates, a graduate of the University of Iowa Writer’s Workshop, read from her poetry collection What Is Not Missing Is Light on Wednesday in the Center for Multicultural Education.  In Bates’ new work, she explores the idea of historical and cultural decay as well as persev...

NAR celebrates bicentennial

NAR celebrates bicentennial

KAYLA KROGMAN

November 6, 2014


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A miscellany-turned-literary magazine celebrates its 200th year of publication. The “North American Review,” established in Boston in 1815, is the longest-running literary magazine in the United States. It’s been on University of Northern Iowa’s campus since 1968 and is now lo...

Film plays up the terrible to become comedic

JOSHUA ROUSE

November 3, 2014


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“John Wick.” The name may not sound too menacing by itself, but in this movie, it carries a lot of weight. Keanu Reeves plays the titular character, who goes on a no-holds-barred trail of revenge after a run- in with some Russian gangsters.  After a slow but worthwhile beginning, the actio...

UNDEAD DANCE PARTY

UNDEAD DANCE PARTY

KAYLA KROGMAN

November 3, 2014


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Tables decorated with pumpkin centerpieces, walls hung with streamers and skeletons and a long, dark hallway serving as an entrance greeted scare-goers to a horror-ific masquerade. The monsters were mashing Halloween night in Maucker Ballroom as the International Student Association held a Zombie Ma...

Time to get steamy with hot yoga

Time to get steamy with hot yoga

DYLAN HILLYER

October 30, 2014


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Across from the UNI campus, you have the opportunity to get Zen, sweaty and flexible. No, not at Sharkies.  Balance Yoga is a new establishment on The Hill, which offers a way to move your body. As winter approaches, you have an opportunity to get stronger, sweatier and drink down a nice dose of c...

Students making a difference through volunteering

KATHERINE JAMTGAARD ?

October 27, 2014


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Volunteer. That is the focus of Make a Difference Day, which drew students to Maucker Union Saturday. Make A Difference Day is the largest national day of community service, in which the University of Northern Iowa has participated since 2009. “Make A Difference Day benefits UNI students by ...

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