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Free seasonal flu vaccinations available to UNI students

September 13, 2009


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Two thousand seasonal flu vaccinations will be available to University of Northern Iowa students free of charge beginning Sept. 22 and running through Sept. 30. Dates, times and locations of the free flu vaccinations are listed below.The flu vaccinations will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis fo...

Top Ten Freshman Pitfalls

JESSICA UHLENKAMP

September 13, 2009


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Let's face it; freshman year is difficult for most people. However, freshmen sometimes make it difficult for themselves. Well, have no fear, I have a few tips that may be helpful for you silly freshmen. Read them and maybe you'll annoy the upper classmen a little less. You think campus social...

Man vs. machine: vying for space on crowded sidewalks

BRIAN MURPHY

September 13, 2009


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Stop me when this sounds familiar: It's after class, and you are casually strolling down the sidewalk. You've just endured a stimulating 50-minute lecture, and your brain is slowly regaining its ability to function again when suddenly you hear a strange whirring sound coming from behind you. You sluggishly be...

Panther Poets Compete in a War of Words

Chase Aunspach

September 13, 2009


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The spoken word movement has made its way to the University of Northern Iowa's campus. A poetry slam in the Center for Multicultural Arts on Friday, Sept. 11th showcased both local poets and the art of performance poetry. An open mic was also available all night, allowing students and community members al...

He said, she said: Relationship advice

September 13, 2009


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Q: I'm new to college and don't have much experience with dating or "hooking up." I'm open to meeting new people, but I'm scared to put myself out there. I heard that many men that just get to college are far more interested in just "hooking up" but will say whatever it takes in order for that to ha...

A yearly checkup

CHASE AUNSPACH

September 9, 2009


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Economic times are rough across the board. With a 6.6 percent unemployment rate in July here in Iowa, according to Iowa Workforce Development, and an ever-ticking national debt clock currently reading over 11.8 trillion dollars, money is uncomfortably sitting at the forefront of people's minds. From th...

Injury casts shadow over women’s soccer success

MICHAEL LUNN

September 9, 2009


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The Lady Panthers kicked off the annual Panther Invitational with a blowout of the University of Missouri-Kansas City Kangaroos, 6-1. Sophomore Megan Cameron set the tone early with a header off of a free kick from sophomore Grace Goldman to put the Panthers out front 1-0.Twelve minutes into the game, t...

Iowa the Beautiful

Jeff Krueger

September 9, 2009


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Imagine sitting high atop a giant fist with your best friend. The sun resting just above the fire-orange horizon. Every which way you look, more giant white fists are thrusting up into the air. Between the fists, massive red rock fins swim through the dry desert landscape. Are giant rock fish swimming ri...

Panthers look to defy history

TIM GETTING

September 2, 2009


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Nearly four years ago, the UNI Panthers visited Kinnick Stadium and left with a 45-21 loss to the No. 21 Iowa Hawkeyes. Tomorrow, the Panthers return to Iowa City to face the Hawkeyes, who are ranked No. 21 in the Football Bowl Subdivision once again.History says that Iowa will end up victors once more...

Brad’s Sports Blurb

BRAD EILERS

August 30, 2009


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Who's the most dominating athlete in sports today? It's a question that can be argued over and over. There are plenty of nominees in sports today; you have Tiger Woods in golf, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James in the NBA, Albert Pujols in MLB, Candace Parker in the WNBA, Peyton Manning and Tom Brady in th...

District 9: A triumph of science fiction

JAMES FRAZIER

August 30, 2009


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The spaceship hovers ominously above Johannesburg, a frightening monument to the otherworldly and the unknown. Its inhabitants are creatures we call the prawn, hideous bipedal aliens with a mysterious background. Even after two decades on our planet, we're not entirely sure where they come from or wh...

Withdrawing the waste from our courses

CHASE AUNSPACH

August 27, 2009


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As a new student around campus, I've come to appreciate a lot of things about UNI; such as the way the sprinkler in front of my dorm has been watering a single patch of grass that has now turned into a mud pie with grass garnish, the beautiful messages drawn in sidewalk chalk promoting obscure activities an...

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