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Let’s talk about sex, UNI

IAN SHILLHANEK

October 2, 2014


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What makes the best sex ever? YouTube sex educater, Laci Green, gave the University of Northern Iowa students the “low-down” on the down- low. Maucker Union Ballroom greeted Green’s presentation with full house of students and faculty members. The event was made possible by UNI Students ...

Improve troupe starts 11th season

CASSIDY NOBLE

October 2, 2014


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To ‘make you explode with laughter.” the Lampost Theatre and Coffee Shop booked the self-proclaimed troupe based out of the Cedar Valley, Half-Masted.  The troupe kicked-off their 11th season with afast-paced, 45-minute show to spectators who crammed the theater. The family-friendly ...

Films bringing issues to light

Films bringing issues to light

RACHEL BALDUS AND KAYLA KROGMAN

September 25, 2014


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Lucy Walker showed four of her documentaries over two days in the third installment of The William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. The series shows the audience the importance of documentaries and the effect it has on our society. Walker is a British film director who has won numerous ...

Life-Aid Ask Kyle

September 25, 2014


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Dear Loved and Broke; Have you talked to your parents about their concerns? A parent is supposed to love, cherish, protect and provide for their children. They may have some very valid concerns for you. Talk to them.  If you talk to them rationally and explain why this is so important to you, they are...

Disease of the week: Influenza (Flu)

BRETT IRVING

September 25, 2014


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Influenza, more commonly known as the flu, is caused by the influenza virus. This disease causes an acute respiratory infection (not to be confused with the “stomach flu” which is generally caused by the norovirus) that typically last about one week with symptoms lasting up to two.  The d...

Rod Library Bands Together for Banned Books Week

Rod Library Bands Together for Banned Books Week

RACHEL BALDUS

September 25, 2014


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Many controversies over certain books occur all over the nation and result in bans against those books.  Banned Books Week (September 21 to 27) is a week dedicated to recognition of these books. The American Library Association (ALA) started Banned Books Week as a way to let people know what’...

Panther pride at Homecoming tailgate

Panther pride at Homecoming tailgate

CASSIDY NOBLE

September 22, 2014


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Before University of Northern Iowa trounced Northern Colorado in the homecoming football game, many Panthers  took to the C-Parking lot to the west of the Wellness and Recreation Center to participate in games, eating, drinking and chatting until kick-off. Tailgating occurs before every home foot...

Traditions Challenge

Traditions Challenge

KATHERINE JAMTGAARD

September 22, 2014


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University of Northern Iowa’s campus was alive with pounding footsteps from students on a mission Wednesday evening. In the Amazing Race Traditions Challenge, teams of four to five students were challenged to complete activities that would ultimately count in their traditions booklet.  &ldqu...

Life-Aid Ask Kyle

Jay'wan Winters

September 18, 2014


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Question: The beginning of the semester has just thrown me into total chaos with homework, club activities and attempting to have a social life. What’s the best way to manage my time where I can fit in all of these? Signed, Overwhelmed   Dear Overwhelmed;  You need to take a second to slow...

Kickoff to Homecoming week

Kickoff to Homecoming week

AMBER ROUSE

September 18, 2014


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Students crowded Lawther Field Monday evening to celebrate University of Northern Iowa’s Homecoming kickoff. The homecoming theme this year is “Students By Day, Panthers By Night.” The annual kickoff featured pep talks from President Ruud, head basketball coach Ben Jacobson, a perform...

Tastes of salsa on UNI campus

MAKAELA SCHULZ

September 18, 2014


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The Recycling Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) hosted their first Creekside Harmony Garden Salsa Festival behind the Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) Thursday.   The festival featured a variety of salsas for people to swing by and try.  They had hot, medium and mild ...

Volunteer fair draws in students

Volunteer fair draws in students

KATHERINE JAMTGAARD

September 18, 2014


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43 organizations filled Maucker Union’s ballroom during the volunteer fair Wednesday.  “The students are able to come in and talk with agencies and organizations around the Cedar Valley, so it’s really an opportunity for them to come see what those organizations have to offer ...

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