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YAF plants flags for 9/11 memorial

YAF plants flags for 9/11 memorial

SOFIA LEGASPI

September 13, 2018


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On Tuesday, the 17th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, nearly 3,000 American flags fluttered on the Campanile lawn in rememberance of those who died. “The exact number is 2,977 flags that we planted on the field [. . .] to be specific for the amount of people that died in 9/11,” said Lucas...

Frederick Douglass festival coming to library

Frederick Douglass festival coming to library

ALLISON MAZZARELLA, Staff Writer

September 13, 2018


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Rod Library will be hosting the Frederick Douglass “Power of Words” festival from Sep. 18 to 22. This year marks the 200th anniversary of Douglass’ birth. According to “The Baltimore Sun,” President Trump declared Feb. 14, 2018 a national celebration for Douglass’s birthday. Douglass’ home stat...

ARTapalooza draws crowds to Main Street

ARTapalooza draws crowds to Main Street

SYDNEY HAUER, Executive Editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Community members and students gathered on Main Street on Saturday, Sep. 8, for ARTapalooza, an annual fine arts showcase. Local vendors working in different mediums such as ceramics, painting, jewelry and photography lined the street, showcasing their artwork. Visitors wandered from tent to tent to...

Tallgrass Prairie Center educates during field day

Tallgrass Prairie Center educates during field day

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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On Thursday, Sep. 13 at 4:30 p.m., the UNI Tallgrass Prairie Center will host a field day at J.H. Roadman Memorial Park in Dike alongside Iowa State University STRIPS (Science-based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips) team. The event is an educational opportunity centered around the b...

Dorms experience Labor Day weekend flooding

PEYTON HUSMANN, Staff Writer

September 10, 2018


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Over Labor Day weekend, Cedar Falls received a great amount of rainfall. On Monday, this not only affected many off-campus residences, but also some of the on-campus residence halls. These included Campbell, Noehren, Rider and Hagemann, with Campbell being the only hall where student rooms were affec...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ lacks originality

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ lacks originality

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

September 6, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

Rachel Chu and Nick Young have been together for over a year now and couldn’t be happier. Both of them are professors at NYU, which is how they first met. One day, Nick asks Rachel to come with him to Singapore for his best friend’s wedding, with the added bonus of meeting his family. Thinki...

Piano tech returns to music performance

Piano tech returns to music performance

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

On Friday, Sep. 7 at 6 p.m., the faculty and staff recital titled “The Other Other Operation” will be held in Davis Hall. UNI piano maintenance technician and coordinator David Dunn will lead Chris Merz, Bob Dunn, Josh Hakanson, Matt Andreini and Ryan Frost during the event. Each selection will co...

Panther Portrait: Ryan and John

Panther Portrait: Ryan and John

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

September 6, 2018


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UNI students Ryan Frank and John Radenbaugh performed during the noon hour on Wednesday, Sep. 5 for Maucker Union Live. Radenbaugh is a senior political science major, and Ryan is a junior social work major. The two met while working as resident assistants in Noehren Hall. “We really found a common bon...

Check DIS out: CME has new name

Check DIS out: CME has new name

SARAH RITONDALE, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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The  Center  for Multicultural Education (CME) has not only changed its name, but the entire dynamic of how it approaches student inclusion. The newly renamed Office of Diversity, Inclusion, & Social Justice (DIS) is now the umbrella organization housing Multicultural Education Services, Gender and Sex...

CAB to host pop culture game show

CAB to host pop culture game show

ALLISON MAZZARELLA, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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The Campus Activities Board (CAB) will be bringing a game show event to the Maucker Union Ballroom on Aug. 30.  The event, Pop Culture Clash, will take place from 8 to 10 p.m. and feature question- based games of relevant pop culture topics.   The organizers hope it will be an event where most people can...

UNI Harvest Festival prepares for 6th year

UNI Harvest Festival prepares for 6th year

PEYTON HUSMANN, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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This Thursday, Aug. 30, the UNI Student Garden, along with the Student Green Fund, will be putting on the Sixth Annual UNI Harvest Festival. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Panther Plot behind the Center for Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE). The event is free and open to the p...

Lee makes comeback with ‘BlacKkKlansman’

Lee makes comeback with ‘BlacKkKlansman’

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

August 27, 2018


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Spike Lee has always been an outspoken director when it comes to civil rights. His no-holds-barred mentality put him on the map in 1989 with “Do the Right Thing,” and again in 1992  for his epic biopic “Malcolm X.” However, the last decade has been rough for Lee, as his films have been of lower q...

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