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College Republicans revived at UNI

College Republicans revived at UNI

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Stay safe this break: Do it for YOU!

Stay safe this break: Do it for YOU!

Letter to the Editor

March 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This guest column was submitted by Graduate Assistant Brianna De Moss of Student Wellness Services. Whether you’re planning on vacationing somewhere tropical or stay-cationing in Cedar Falls, consider making a spring break safety checklist this March to ensure you are able to have a fun and safe ti...

‘Captain Marvel’ sluggishly underwhelms

‘Captain Marvel’ sluggishly underwhelms

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

Marking the 21st chapter in the ever-expanding Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), “Captain Marvel” has finally bowed out in theatres after a mountain of hype had been built up for close to a year. Much like how “Black Panther” was the first MCU film to feature a black lead, “Captain Marvel” is ...

UNI welcomes Statewide PTSD conference

UNI welcomes Statewide PTSD conference

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

From something as life-altering as war to as simple as stubbing your toe, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can affect people’s day-to-day lives. The UNI Veterans Association (UNIVA) hopes to clear up misconceptions while providing hope and support to those who are struggling during the Third ...

March sadness in MVC final

March sadness in MVC final

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Heartbreak is perhaps the best way to sum up this past weekend for the UNI men’s basketball team. Riding off the momentum of two upset wins over Southern Illinois University and Drake University on Friday and Saturday in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament, UNI was looking to make their fir...

Foster claims second Big 12 title in Oklahoma

Foster claims second Big 12 title in Oklahoma

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

March 14, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The UNI wrestling team competed in the Big 12 Wrestling championships this past weekend in Tulsa, Okla. The Panthers were competing with their season on the line as they fought for spots to wrestle in the NCAA championship. Six Panthers were able to qualify and the team was able to grab third place ...

Special election brings early voting

Special election brings early voting

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

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


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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


Filed under News, NISG Election, Showcase

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...

Border security is common sense

Border security is common sense

COLIN HORNING, Opinion Columnist

March 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Security at the southern border with Mexico has been a hot-button issue for the last few years and has since escalated with the election of President Donald Trump. During his campaign, it was perhaps his most talked-about issue and garnered countless hours of media and Internet attention from journa...

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