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Panthers sink Pirates, 44-0

Panthers sink Pirates, 44-0

EMMETT LYNCH, Sports Writer

September 24, 2018


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The UNI Panther football team dominated play in the UNI-Dome for their 2018 home opener this past Saturday against the Hampton Pirates in their final non-conference matchup. The Panthers earned their first win of the season, after two tough non-conference losses to the Montana Grizzlies and Iowa Hawk...

Flex meals reduced from 20 to 2

Flex meals reduced from 20 to 2

ADRIANA MIENE, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


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The Department of Residence (DOR) recently revised a section of the meal plans they offer to students. In years past, on-campus meal plans included 20 flex meals, which allowed students to grant occasional dining center access to their off-campus friends and family members and take meals to-go. Stu...

#PanthersVote kicking off tomorrow

#PanthersVote kicking off tomorrow

JOSHUA DAUSENER, News Editor

September 24, 2018


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To commemorate National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 25, the #PanthersVote campaign will kick off at UNI. Several campus organizations will host activities and register students to vote tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will host an information hub and voter regist...

Spotify supporting indie artists

Spotify supporting indie artists

SAM KING, Opinion Columnist

September 24, 2018


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Let’s talk about some good news in the media world. Spotify, everyone’s favorite music app, has rolled out a new beta program that will now allow independent artists to directly upload their music to the program for free. Spotify is now making it much easier for lesser-known artists to get the...

Tips to remember while packing for study abroad

Tips to remember while packing for study abroad

ALVIN KONG, Opinion Columnist

September 24, 2018


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Studying abroad is a big decision that introduces you to many new experiences and cultures. An important thing you can do beforehand to prepare for your experience is to know what to bring with you on your journey. I am currently studying abroad in Hull, England, but this should be a well-generalized ...

IDS program teaches collaboration, digital skills

IDS program teaches collaboration, digital skills

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

September 24, 2018


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Students and faculty in the Interactive Digital Studies (IDS) program gathered on Friday, Sept. 21 in the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center to hear from IDS alumni and socialize with fellow IDS students. IDS is an interdisciplinary program based in the communication studies department, but it spans seve...

Professor promotes peace through storytelling

Professor promotes peace through storytelling

ALLISON MAZZARELLA, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


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On Friday, Sept. 21, journalism professor Chris Ogbondah presented “Tolerance and Unity through African American Storytelling” in Rod Library as part of the Power of Words Festival. Rod Library hosted several events and workshops from Sept. 18-22, celebrating the life and work of human rights advocate...

Students tell all at UNISTA event

Students tell all at UNISTA event

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


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At 10 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, the University of Northern Iowa Student Theatre Association (UNISTA) hosted “UNISTA Tells All!” in the Communication Arts Center. Audience members were invited to sign up right before the event began  to share an embarrassing story. Around 30 students attended the e...

Gopher Invite provides tough challenge for UNI

Gopher Invite provides tough challenge for UNI

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

September 24, 2018


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The UNI Panthers women’s tennis team took the trip up to Minneapolis, Minnesota this weekend to take part in the Gopher Invite, hosted by the University of Minnesota. After a stellar start to the season at the Drake Invitational a week earlier in Des Moines, the Panther ladies looked to continue momen...

Panthers defeat Iowa State for first time ever

Panthers defeat Iowa State for first time ever

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

September 24, 2018


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The UNI women’s soccer team played their second home game of the season on Friday, Sept. 14 against the Northern Illinois (NIU) Huskies. NIU first got on the scoreboard with a goal in the 37th minute by Trudy Quidzinski off a corner kick. The Panthers would strike back with a goal by Maddie DePren...

Profs hold Constitution roundtable

Profs hold Constitution roundtable

JOSHUA DAUSENER, News Editor

September 20, 2018


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Is this normal? According to Scott Peters, UNI Department of Political Science chair, this has been the most asked question of political science faculty throughout the past year. At 7 p.m. on Sept. 19, the #PanthersVote lecture series held a panel discussion over the topic. The panel included seve...

Exhibit explores human rights and social issues

Exhibit explores human rights and social issues

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

September 20, 2018


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A “Human Rights and Social Issues” exhibition is currently on display in the Learning Commons of the Rod Library. The exhibit corresponds with the Frederick Douglass Power of Words Festival taking place this week. Julie Ann Beddow, fine and performing arts collection library assistant, organized...

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