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Foster crowned NCAA champion

Foster crowned NCAA champion

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

March 28, 2019

Coming in at 184 pounds, Drew Foster represented UNI triumphantly, becoming the first Panther to win a national wrestling championship since the year 2000. “It means a bunch, but I can’t take all the credit at all,” said Foster. “I got teammates that I work out with, I got coaches that bel...

EatStreet launches in Cedar Valley

EatStreet launches in Cedar Valley

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

A newly arrived company in Cedar Falls is hoping to make it easier for individuals to get the food they want when they want it. EatStreet is a Midwest-based online food delivery service, according to EatStreet’s Chief Branding Officer Suz Brewer. “Our goal is to connect diners with their favorit...

Students lead foster care discussions

Students lead foster care discussions

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Staff Writer

March 28, 2019

For many students, graduation and finding jobs after college are currently their top priorities, while parenthood seems far off. Sophomores in the Presidential Scholars Honor program, however, are creating a space for students and Cedar Valley community members alike to learn about the impact foster ...

College Republicans revived at UNI

College Republicans revived at UNI

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

While most people would love nothing more than to escape political discussions in our current climate, one group of UNI students wants to do just the opposite. After the group fizzled out last semester, the College Republicans are now being revived on UNI’s campus. “The person running it graduated [last sem...

wcfsymphony to present visual and aural experience

wcfsymphony to present visual and aural experience

ELIZABETH KELSEY, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

When the Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony (wcfsymphony) performs its concert “To the New World” at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 13 in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, the music of Antonin Dvorak will be a theme that’s “very close to home,” according to artistic director and conducto...

Fatness, Body-Size Stigma panel

Fatness, Body-Size Stigma panel

CECILIA MITCHELL, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019

On Monday, March 11 at 3 p.m. in the Center for Multicultural Education, three UNI faculty members spearheaded a “Fatness, Body-Size Stigma and Thin Privilege” panel. The panel featured Susan Hill, professor of Philosophy and World Religions, Fabio Fontana, professor of Kinesiology and Jesse S...

Special election brings early voting

Special election brings early voting

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

There will be early voting for the Iowa Senate District 30 election this Tuesday and Wednesday on campus. Students and Cedar Falls community members registered to vote can do so in the Maucker Union from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will also be polls open Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at ...

Mountainfilm On Tour makes first visit to Iowa

Mountainfilm On Tour makes first visit to Iowa

ALLISON MAZZARELLA, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

From the mountains of Spain to the Rio Grande River in Texas, Mountainfilm On Tour brought natural wonders to UNI’s campus on Friday, March 8. Mountainfilm is an annual film festival in Telluride, Colo., featuring documentary films focusing on environmental, political and social issues, often high...

NISG election voting results released

NISG election voting results released

MICHAEL OASHEIM, News Editor

March 11, 2019

On Thursday, Feb. 28., Jacob Levang and Jacob Stites secured the win over Farhan Bin Amjad and Micah McCutchan for student body president and vice president, respectively for the 2019-2020 school year. Last week, the voting results, which illustrate how each candidate faired by college, were released, in...

Dance Marathon exceeds goals

Dance Marathon exceeds goals

MICHAEL OASHEIM, News Editor

March 7, 2019

The UNI Dance Marathon (DM) Big Event has come and gone, but the impact that it has had—and will continue to have—is here to stay. The initial goal of $620,000 was surpassed by over $60,000, thanks to the fundraising efforts of UNI students, faculty, alumni and numerous benefactors from the commu...

Edit-a-thon focused on women and LGBTQ+ representation

Edit-a-thon focused on women and LGBTQ+ representation

ELIZABETH KELSEY, Staff Writer

March 7, 2019

Wikipedia is a go-to for many students seeking a source for quick information. According to Angela Pratesi, librarian of Fine and Performing Arts at Rod Library, it is the fifth most-used website in the world, and the seventh most used in the United States. Many scholars feel, however, that in ter...

Maucker turns orange for the kids

Maucker turns orange for the kids

SYDNEY HAUER, Executive Editor

March 4, 2019

Cheers and excitement emanated from Maucker Union on Saturday as a sea of orange took over for UNI Dance Marathon (UNI DM)’s annual Big Event. Participants’ faces were painted with the letters “FTK” (For the Kids), and the main floor of the Union was adorned with orange balloons and streame...

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