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He said, she said: Relationship advice

September 13, 2009

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

No more beating around the bush

TIM GETTING

August 27, 2009

An undefeated season is brought to an end with a home quarterfinal loss. An opponent scores 14 unanswered points in the second half to capture a five-point lead and the national championship. A touchdown pass completed with 14 seconds left in the game gives an opponent a one-point edge and a trip to th...

Withdrawing the waste from our courses

CHASE AUNSPACH

August 27, 2009

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...

Johnny Depp is public enemy number one

JAMES FRAZIER

July 22, 2009

Michael Mann's gangster epic "Public Enemies" is not a biopic as advertised, but a thriller about two men whose personalities and professions put them on a collision course. Mann has established himself as contemporary cinema's master of the cop/criminal personality conflict, producing minor classics su...

Study Abroad: the Adventure of a Lifetime

LAUREN HOSCH

July 22, 2009

Having the experience of a lifetime is a magical and wonderful thing for any one person to have. It is something almost every college student wants to have before trudging off to the "real world" of life and finding a job that will hopefully last until they retire later in life. I know this is how I ...

“The Hangover” celebrates bonding

JAMES FRAZIER

July 8, 2009

You can tell a lot about a person by how they respond to a hangover that blanks out the memory. Do they contemplate those missing frames with humor or dread? I once woke up from a fantastic party with a headache so vicious it felt like pain was physically spilling out of my ears and onto the bed sheets. I ...

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