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The La Calle story

The La Calle story

SYDNEY HAUER, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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Redgie Blanco succeeded in bringing change to College Hill with the addition of La Calle Latin American Cuisine in April of 2014. Patrons of his restaurant were saddened when he made the decision to close it last November, but were ecstatic to find out that he would continue his business with pop-ups arou...

Clothesline Project brings awareness

Clothesline Project brings awareness

MONIQUE SMITH, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017


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Starting on Monday, Oct. 9, UNI’s Women and Gender Studies (WGS) Program hosted T-shirt decorating to raise awareness of violence against women. The project, which ended this past Friday, coincided with Relationship Violence Awareness Month. Students could write messages on T-shirts between 12 p....

A ‘sucker’ for the faculty show

A ‘sucker’ for the faculty show

AMELIA DUAX, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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UNI’s Art Department faculty had the chance to show off their skills on Monday night at the Kamerick Art Building during the biennial Art Faculty Exhibition. The exhibit featured art of all different kinds of media, such as graphic design, ceramics, painting, photography and performance art. The even...

UNI Museum’s mastodon tusk to be restored

UNI Museum’s mastodon tusk to be restored

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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For nearly 100 years, the UNI Museum has possessed a mastodon tusk that is estimated to be between 50,000 and 150,000 years old. It’s been in storage for the last 50 years, but thanks to a grant of more than $300,000 by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, it can now be restored and stabilized. Awar...

Heart of Darkness: behind the scenes

Heart of Darkness: behind the scenes

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor

October 12, 2017


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The Heart of Darkness is the number one haunted house in the state of Iowa, according to fearfinder.com. With 13 differently themed areas, the attraction winds through farm country outside of Waterloo, bringing a Halloween tradition to life every year. “This is our 14th year,” said Kevin Schults, the “dark...

Gunshot heard on campus

CLINTON OLSASKY, Executive Editor

October 12, 2017


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Three days ago, the Office of University Relations issued a campus-wide email reporting an incident involving a gunshot from this past Sunday. According to the email, UNI Police were notified of someone hearing a gunshot in the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 8. The gunshot was reportedly heard ...

Panthers lose to Leathernecks

Panthers lose to Leathernecks

WILLIAM RIEPE, Sports Writer

October 9, 2017


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The Panthers suffered a tough loss to the Western Illinois Leathernecks this weekend. Following a strong first half performance, the Panthers could not keep Western Illinois out of the endzone, giving up 33 points in the second half with a final score of 38-29. Total yardage in the competition was close,...

Homecoming Parade

Homecoming Parade

KIRBY DAVIS, Staff Photographer

October 9, 2017


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On Saturday, Oct. 7, UNI’s annual Homecoming Parade took to the streets as students and community members showed off their school spirit hours before the weekend’s big football game. The parade was sponsored by University Book & Supply. Student organizations entered in the parade gathere...

Tinker talks first amendment

Tinker talks first amendment

MONIQUE SMITH, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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On Tuesday, Oct. 3, Mary Beth Tinker visited UNI to give a lecture about the importance of free speech and the First Amendment. Tinker is a free speech activist, most known for her role in the 1969 Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District, Supreme Court case. Throughout the lecture, Tinker spent a si...

Homecoming ‘Amazing Race’ flies across campus

Homecoming ‘Amazing Race’ flies across campus

AMELIA DUAX, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


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UNI students were faced with numerous physical and mental challenges scattered across campus on the evening of Oct. 4. Twenty-one teams, of around five students each, gathered at the Maucker Union rooftop, the starting and finishing line of the Amazing Race Traditions Challenge, to receive their first ac...

Homecoming kick-off & pride cry

Homecoming kick-off & pride cry

SARAH RITONDALE, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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The Maucker Union was flooded with hundreds of students ready to show their Panther Pride through songs and dance moves on Monday, Oct. 2. Monday’s Homecoming Kick-Off event played host to UNI’s annual Pride Cry competition, which consisted of 12 groups of students from different student organiza...

Wright Hall turns 100

Wright Hall turns 100

MONIQUE SMITH, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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Wright Hall is a part of the legacy of UNI, as familiar to students as the Campanile, and the building is about to celebrate its 100th birthday. According to the UNI website, construction for Wright Hall began in 1915 and was completed in 1917, with the total cost reaching $109,566. According to Associate P...

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