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Penguins ice Panthers, 31-10

Penguins ice Panthers, 31-10

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The UNI football team suffered a tough loss to Missouri Valley Football Conference (MVFC) foe Youngstown State on Nov. 10  with blowout score of 31-10 in Stambaugh Stadium in Youngstown, Oh. This comes after a hard-fought victory against the thirteenth ranked Illinois State Redbirds a week earlier at h...

Holocaust Museum speaker visits UNI

Holocaust Museum speaker visits UNI

CECILIA MITCHELL, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

In the wake of recent acts of anti-Semitic violence in the United States, UNI students, faculty and members of the Cedar Falls community were given the unique opportunity to learn about the media’s differing reactions to anti-Semitism between the first and second World Wars. On Tuesday, Nov. 6 at 7...

‘Islam 101’ seeks to inform

‘Islam 101’ seeks to inform

NICOLE BAXTER, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Love, unity, equality and peace — all are central characteristics of the Islamic faith and will be central topics at “Islam 101,” hosted by the Muslim Student Association (MSA).  On Wednesday, Nov. 14, MSA will welcome guest speakers to lead a discussion about the faith and the history of Islam i...

Salary negotiation workshop on campus

Salary negotiation workshop on campus

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On average, women are paid 80 cents for every dollar that a white man makes for the same job. While this may not sound like much at a glance, over the course of a woman’s 40-year career with a company, it could add up to around $418,800. In order to help improve this statistic, the American Associ...

“Heathers” remake misses the mark

“Heathers” remake misses the mark

GABRIELLE LEITNER, Art Director

November 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In our divisive political world, television is often used as an escape from reality. This doesn’t stop Hollywood producers from creating content that tackles tough issues facing society today.  Earlier this year, Paramount Network planned to air a television remake of the 1989 cult-classic film...

Fall is the time for meditation and growth

Fall is the time for meditation and growth

Letter to the Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Editor’s Note: The following guest column was submitted by Student Wellness Services. November is a time of busy schedules, heavy academic commitments and stretching ourselves to meet the needs of others. The colors of the trees changing and leaves falling reminds us that autumn is a season of tr...

Queen biopic is an entertaining mess

Queen biopic is an entertaining mess

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

November 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

Making a biopic about Freddie Mercury and Queen is a truly difficult task for anyone to accomplish. Condensing the life of this legendary lead singer into a feature-length film is next to impossible. Bryan Singer attempts this feat with “Bohemian Rhapsody,” which unsurprisingly isn’t able to ...

ISSO to offer students a ‘Taste of Culture’

ISSO to offer students a ‘Taste of Culture’

SARAH RITONDALE, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will be hosting a “Taste of Culture” fair in Rod Library on Monday, Nov. 12 from 4 to 6 p.m. It is one of several events organized to celebrate International Education Week. Several tables will be set up, each dedicated to a different country featuring t...

‘Twilight’ to be screened for saga’s 10th anniversary

‘Twilight’ to be screened for saga’s 10th anniversary

CECILIA MITCHELL, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

The year was 2008. The majority of current UNI students were in elementary or middle school when “The Twilight Saga” jumped from the pages of a book and onto the silver screen. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of its theatrical release, a screening of the first film in the series and a co...

Panther Portrait: UNI-Con

Panther Portrait: UNI-Con

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

UNI’s annual gaming convention invaded the Maucker Union all day on Saturday, Nov. 10. UNI-Con was hosted by Panther eSports, Panther Tabletop Gaming and Dueling Panthers. The event included everything from classic arcade games to a virtual reality set-up. Various board games and card games were a...

UNI defeats Bemidji State; fall at Texas-Arlington

UNI defeats Bemidji State; fall at Texas-Arlington

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The UNI men’s basketball season is officially underway. The 2018-2019 campaign kicked off strong for UNI as they hosted the Bemidji State Beavers in the McLeod Center on Tuesday, Nov. 6. UNI’s offense was superb for the Panthers as they scored 30 points in just ten minutes. The Panthers shot 47 perce...

Panthers conclude season at NCAA Regional

Panthers conclude season at NCAA Regional

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

For the second consecutive meet in postseason competition, the UNI men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in Peoria, Ill, at the NCAA Midwest Regional. Leading the way for the Panther men was Drake Henrichs, a freshman from Urbandale, Iowa, finishing the 10-kilometer race in a time of 32:33...

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