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Disease of the week

BRETT IRVING

September 11, 2014


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The disease is caused by the ebolavirus which is a member of the filovirdea family. It is a hook-like enveloped virus with a negative sense RNA genome. The disease causes a severe hemorrhagic fever characterized by a high fever muscle pain and severe internal and external bleeding. The disease is tr...

Rod Library undergoes transformations for accessibility

Rod Library undergoes transformations for accessibility

IAN SHILLHANEK

September 11, 2014


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In July of this year Rod Library began work on three new renovations inside their space that will change the library experience for students.  The majority of the renovations are completed, with the new West Entrance being the only one of the three that is open for students at this time.   B...

Life-aid Ask Kyle

JAY’WAN WINTERS

September 11, 2014


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Dear Neat; This is a problem many college students find themselves facing. The first thing you need to do is sit down and talk to your roommate. Calmly and rationally explain to them that their messy habits are making you uncomfortable. Let them know that you want to bring people into your shared li...

Addition to traditions challenge

Addition to traditions challenge

KAYLA KROGMAN

September 11, 2014


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The University of Northern Iowa has its fair share of traditions, but this year students will be challenged to accept some changes to their school spirit curriculum. The UNI Traditions Challenge is a ritual that aims to keep various traditions alive through the Alumni Association and Connecting Students to...

Mohair Pear to host indie fair

KATHERINE JAMTGAARD

September 10, 2014


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Coming to the Hill September 13th, Mohair Pear is hosting Cedar Fall’s own Indie Craft Fair. Fair coordinator Rose Sires said, “We started because we wanted… to have some sort of event where we could celebrate the local artists that are around here as well as have some of the stuff...

Keeping it fresh on the Hill

Keeping it fresh on the Hill

KAYLA KROGMAN

September 10, 2014


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Thursdays on College Hill are fresher than ever with the farmer’s market taking place Thursdays from 4-6 p.m. June through October. Students and faculty can take advantage of the local produce and other goods sold weekly. “The farmer’s market is a unique experience immediately connectin...

Independent theater starts close to home

IAN SHILHANEK

May 1, 2014


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After one of his plays was shot down by the Waverly Community Players on multiple occasions, languages and literatures professor Grant Tracey took his play’s fate into his own hands and started an independent theater company with Joe Frenna, with whom he had worked on previous plays. The company is...

Music festival coming to the Hill

IAN SHILHANEK

May 1, 2014


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Nineteen bands will take the stage at three venues in one night for the second annual College Hill Music Festival May 3.The main goal of the festival is to show off bands from the Cedar Falls area and to showcase the community that supports them, said Salil Kalghatgi, marketing consultant with three7one...

Theater students race against time

IAN SHILHANEK

May 1, 2014


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On Sunday, the University of Northern Iowa Student Theatre Association put on the ninth annual 10 Minute Play Festival and second annual Best of Broadway: Miscast. The plays were written, directed and performed UNI students.The plays performed were “Video Games in Real Life,” written by Jessica Kray, “M...

UNISTA puts on ‘Twelfth Night’

May 1, 2014


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For their annual Bard in the Yard production, the University of Northern Iowa Student Theatre Association performed the classic comedy “Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare. Nathan Jorgensen, senior communication and theater arts major, adapted the play into an hour-long production of laughs to fi...

TAPP gives a fashionably good time

RILEY COSGROVE

April 28, 2014


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UNI students strutted their stuff Saturday night as the textiles and apparel program at UNI presented their spring fashion show, Stripped Catwalk 22. Over 80 female models took to the runway wearing designs created by students. The designs varied from original print design, vintage remake and designs m...

NISG leaders pass the torch

RILEY COSGROVE

April 24, 2014


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While looking back at his year as Northern Iowa Student Government president, Thomas Madsen felt a bit bittersweet. Though both he and former Vice President Blake Findley will have more free time, the pair looks fondly on their work in office.“During my term, I have been able to meet incredible people he...

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