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Levang and Stites and announce candidacy

Levang and Stites and announce candidacy

SYDNEY HAUER, Executive Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under News, NISG Election, Showcase

On Monday, Feb. 11, Jacob Levang and Jacob Stites announced their candidacy for student body president and vice president. Levang is a junior business management major from Des Moines, and Stites, also from Des Moines, is a junior economics major. “We are excited to start reaching out to people ac...

Hillside demolition brings changes

Hillside demolition brings changes

ELIZABETH KELSEY, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Students may have noticed some changes in the landscape of Jennings Drive, but DOR executives say the changes are all part of a balancing act to provide the best possible facilities for UNI students. Hillside Courts Apartments, a student housing complex of 278 units which had been in use since the 1...

Diversity on display in new exhibit

Diversity on display in new exhibit

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Though Rod Library typically functions as a sanctuary of academic sources for research papers, currently, children’s books have taken over as the main attraction thanks to the featured exhibit “Telling a People’s Story.” The traveling exhibit from the Miami University Art Museum is the first major ...

Chiang shows documentary in Lang

Chiang shows documentary in Lang

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Not many have the unique opportunity of watching a documentary with the filmmaker present, but that’s just what UNI students, faculty and community members did on Monday, Feb. 4, in Lang Auditorium. Independent documentarian and producer S. Leo Chiang was invited to UNI through the William and St...

Mental health advocacy group hosts benefit

Mental health advocacy group hosts benefit

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The UNI chapter of To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) will host their annual charitable art benefit in the Maucker Union Ballroom on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 6 p.m. There will be a silent auction of pieces created by TWLOHA group members, UNI students and community members from the Cedar Valley and out of stat...

Exhibit moves through time and space

Exhibit moves through time and space

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Upon walking into an art gallery, visitors are greeted by various objects of different mediums and styles. Even though they’re contained within the same room, each work offers its own narrative. Two people viewing the same painting may have different interpretations of its meaning. Each person’s c...

BSU kicks off Black History Month

BSU kicks off Black History Month

CECILIA MITCHELL, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, News, Showcase

Black History Month began with pride and cheer at UNI during lunchtime in Maucker Union on Friday, Feb. 1. “Black history is American history!” called UNI’s Black Student Union (BSU) members from the plaza steps, proudly displaying their bright Black History Month banner. “And we are here t...

Clohesy Series invites S. Leo Chiang

Clohesy Series invites S. Leo Chiang

NICOLE BAXTER, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Documentary filmmaker S. Leo Chiang will be visiting campus Monday through Wednesday, Feb. 4 to 6, as a part of the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. Screenings of two of Chiang’s films will take place at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 4, in Lang Hall Auditorium and Tuesday, Feb. 5, in John De...

Campus trees succumb to infestation

Campus trees succumb to infestation

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

During the fall season, many students appreciate the brilliant colors of the falling leaves at UNI. However, some of the trees that produce such a spectacle are in danger. An insect known as the emerald ash borer has begun spreading in the United States, and UNI’s trees has not been immune. “The ...

PSO program divides community

PSO program divides community

CECILIA MITCHELL, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

Seven full-time Cedar Falls firefighters, including the 2017 Cedar Falls Firefighter of the Year, have resigned since September of 2018. Citing reasons such as a hostile work environment and safety concerns, these departures have chiefly been in response to Cedar Falls’ Public Safety Officer (PSO) pr...

Winter is coming, but will classes be canceled?

Winter is coming, but will classes be canceled?

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, News, Showcase

After an uncharacteristically mild start to winter this year in Iowa, including December temperatures in the 40’s, the typical snow accumulations and freezing temperatures are well underway. As students brave icy sidewalks and gusty winds to get to class, many are left wondering: why does UNI cancel...

Exhibit shines light on the invisible

Exhibit shines light on the invisible

ALLISON MAZARELLA, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

UNI art students used portraiture to help bring to life the stories of nursing home residents at Country View Care Center in Waterloo. The exhibition displaying these portraits, “Being Seen: Portraits in Place and Person,” is now on display in Kamerick Art Building until Monday, Feb. 18. Led ...

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