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Stand up for public transportation

Stand up for public transportation

CALEB STEKL, Opinion Columnist

April 25, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Last week, the Student Fees Committee (SFC) of the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) approved a motion that would cut funding for the Panther Shuttle and Panther Safe Ride from the student fees appropriations for the 2019-2020 school year. Panther Shuttle and Safe Ride are both free services, paid f...

School of Music to perform Beethoven’s 9th

School of Music to perform Beethoven’s 9th

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

Approximately 270 students, faculty and alumni from the UNI School of Music will join forces to perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 “Choral” in the Great Hall of Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center on Sunday, April 28, at 2 p.m. The orchestra is conducted by Rebecca Burkhardt and the choir...

Student explores heritage in ‘Bandit Queen’

Student explores heritage in ‘Bandit Queen’

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019


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Brittany Starr was fascinated when she heard stories about her outlaw relative Belle Starr. As her grandfather, James Starr, spoke of Belle Starr’s hilarious exploits, Brittany  Starr wanted to know more about her larger-than-life tales. After speaking with a guest artist over lunch, Starr decided ...

Softball narrowly falls to Drake

Softball narrowly falls to Drake

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

April 25, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

Tuesday evening saw the UNI softball team host the Missouri Valley Conference (MVC) leader Drake University. The Bullddogs came to round out the season series between the two teams. Coming into the game, the Bulldogs had 19 consecutive wins and were sitting at 18-1 in the MVC, as well as 34-13 overall for t...

Tennis falls to Bradley, looks toward tournament

Tennis falls to Bradley, looks toward tournament

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

April 25, 2019


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The UNI women’s tennis team finished their three-game road stretch to complete the regular season this past weekend versus the Bradley Braves in Peoria, Ill. The Panthers dropped two contests earlier in the weekend and were looking for a win to boost their momentum coming back to Cedar Falls for...

Immigrants become citizens in Maucker

Immigrants become citizens in Maucker

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

April 22, 2019


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UNI was the site where 120 people became U.S. citizens on Wednesday afternoon, April 17. Over 600 people, including friends, family, officials and spectators, packed the Maucker Union ballroom for the oath-taking ceremony. The newly naturalized citizens ranged from ages 20 to 87, representing 43 di...

Panthers travel to Illinois, drop two contests

Panthers travel to Illinois, drop two contests

PATRICK HANSEN, Sports Writer

April 22, 2019


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The women’s tennis team is nearing the end of the season as they hit the final three-game stretch, embarking on a tour of Illinois, taking on Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois State and Bradley. In the first match against Illinois, UNI fell in five of their nine matches on the road. In singles...

Take Back the Night honors victims

Take Back the Night honors victims

TONI FORTMANN, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


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UNI students and community members alike gathered on the roof of Maucker Union Thursday, April 18, braving the cold weather in order to participate in the annual Take Back the Night event.  This event is put on by the UNI Women’s and Gender Studies Program and Northern Iowa Feminists. The rally’s p...

Relax in the Union at “De-Stress Days”

Relax in the Union at “De-Stress Days”

Letter to the Editor

April 22, 2019


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Hey Panthers, it’s that time of year once again! Time to put everything you have spent the past 14 weeks learning to the test - literally! You might find yourself becoming overwhelmed by the amount of stress that final exams stir up. However, there are a few things you can do to prevent letting the s...

‘Missing Link’ tells wholesome tale

‘Missing Link’ tells wholesome tale

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

April 22, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

Priding themselves on craftsmanship and hard work, Laika Studios has carved out a special spot in the modern animation industry. Their preference for stop-motion over computer effects has led to some dazzlingly authentic films such as “Coraline” and “Kubo and the Two Strings.” The studio’s newes...

Panther Portrait: CABapalooza

Panther Portrait: CABapalooza

TONI FORTMANN, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


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Students filled the Maucker Union ballroom on Thursday, April 18 for CABapalooza, an annual event organized by the UNI Campus Activities Board. The evening was filled with games and activities. “We had an obstacle course, meltdown, a velcro wall, Jenga, giant checkers, bag toss, wax hands, along...

MSA to ‘Celebrate Identities’ at banquet

MSA to ‘Celebrate Identities’ at banquet

CECILIA MITCHELL, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019


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The UNI and Cedar Valley community are invited to join the Muslim Student Association for “Celebrating Identities: The Banquet.” This free event, held on Thursday, April 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Maucker Union Ballroom B and C, will honor MSA achievements throughout the year, introduce attendees to ...

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