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‘The Dark Knight Rises’ finishes Batman in a satisfying, epic way

ALEX TOFT

July 22, 2012

“The Dark Knight Rises” had some high expectations to live up to, even in a film culture like ours that tries to make every movie into an event. After the popular and critical success that was “The Dark Knight” (2008), which has since become legendary for its thematic weight and for Heath Ledger’s ul...

A Farewell to Bartlett Hall

April 25, 2012

On Monday, April 23, residents of Bartlett Hall were allowed a rare tour of the building’s fourth and fifth floors, which have been closed since 1983 due to fire code.Adrienne Appler, the Residence Life Coordinator of Bartlett Hall, directed the tours.“I’ve been really excited to be able to do th...

B.F.A Exhibition opens to public

MIRANDA CORONADO

April 25, 2012

For more than a decade, University of Northern Iowa students working toward a Bachelor degree in Fine Arts have exhibited their work at the end of the semester. This year, nine seniors are displaying work in the media of sculpture, graphic design, photography, painting and ceramics. The B.F.A. Ex...

UNISTA to produce Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”

JACOB STEWART

April 25, 2012

The University of Northern Iowa Student Theater Association will perform Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” under the stars this weekend. The play, which has been edited to run just under an hour, features multiple UNI students acting in several different roles. “I had to adapt it (the p...

Rapper J. Cole to perform at McLeod

April 22, 2012

J. Cole, a Grammy-nominated rapper, will unleash his addictive beats Tuesday on the University of Northern campus in the McLeod Center. “The Sideline Story Tour,” which is part of “The Campus Conscious Tour” and a project of REVERB, will feature special guest Big K.R.I.T.The St. John’s Universit...

A QUASH-ing good time to fundraise

JACOB STEWART

April 22, 2012

Students raised $10,372 Friday as they competed in puzzles, games and quizzes across the University of Northern Iowa campus during the third annual Quest to Unravel Alzheimer’s Scavenger Hunt .Participants registered in groups of two to four and their themes ranged from “The Party Quashers,” a group o...

Muslim student group ends year with a look at the art of Islamic architecture

JACOB STEWART

April 18, 2012

Indian cuisine, Arabic coffee and pizza were served to a multicultural crowd in the Center for Multicultural Education on Tuesday to wrap up another semester with the Muslim Student Alliance.The main focus of the dinner was an exhibit in the common area of the CME that featured pictures of various m...

Karel Keldermans carries on campanile tradition

JAIME YOWLER

April 15, 2012

Karel Keldermans, a renowned North American carillonneur, visited the University of Northern Iowa last Thursday and Friday to perform music at the campanile. In the past 30 years, he has performed around the world and written a book along with his wife, Linda, entitled “Carillon: The Evolution of a ...

SAVE Forum Actors engage and educate students

JACOB STEWART

April 15, 2012

The Students Against a Violent Environment Forum Actors are out to raise awareness, but not in a conventional way. SAVE uses free-verse poetry, audience participation and short skits to educate students about boundaries, gender roles and sexual assault in modern society.Last Thursday, students gathered ...

The tuba is strong with this one

John Anderson

April 15, 2012

As soon as the iconic yellow letters scrolled through space and the deep sound of tubas shook my seat, I knew I was in for a treat.“Tuba Wars: A Parody with Music,” a riff on “Star Wars” performed by the UNITuba ensemble in Davis Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center Thursday night, fo...

A taste of things to come

John Anderson

April 11, 2012

The Roast, a student-led coffee shop coming to College Hill this fall, wants to prove that students are willing to get their caffeine across the street. The University of Northern Iowa students behind the start-up are selling hot chocolate and their Sumatra and Columbian roasts outside University Book and ...

UNI to host Earth Week events

April 11, 2012

Celebrations for Earth Week, a campus-wide series of events that aim to involve the university community in environmental action, kicked off at the University of Northern Iowa Tuesday with a 10-mile bike ride on area trails.The week continues with a fun run along the trails from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday...

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