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Chesser goes yard three times

Chesser goes yard three times

ELIOT CLOUGH and FRANK WALSH

April 22, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase

The UNI softball team took on Bradley University on April 19 and 20, for a three game series. The Panthers initially fell to the Braves 9-1 in six innings, but bounced back for two straight wins by final scores of 11-2 in five innings and 4-1 in the full seven. In the first outing with the Braves...

Khat and Schinkel win two events, men sweep 400

Khat and Schinkel win two events, men sweep 400

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Writer

April 22, 2019


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The UNI softball team took on Bradley University on April 19 and 20 for a three-game series. The Panthers initially fell to the Braves 9-1 in six innings, but bounced back for two straight wins by final scores of 11-2 in five innings and 4-1 in the full seven. In the first outing with the Braves, s...

Tiger Woods claims first major title since 2008

Tiger Woods claims first major title since 2008

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

April 22, 2019


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TONI FORTMANN/Northern Iowan After barely being able to walk, scandals and the mental anguish of having his life turned upside down, Tiger Woods completed one of the greatest comebacks in sports history by winning his first Masters tournament since 2005. “Unreal, to be honest with you. You know, j...

UNI alum brings documentary to Lang

UNI alum brings documentary to Lang

ELIZABETH KELSEY, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


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“Every single person will walk out of this place completely changed,” said UNI alum Vanessa McNeal, addressing the packed Lang Hall Auditorium at 6 p.m. on Monday night. The crowd of students, alumni and community members had come to experience the free screening of McNeal’s documentary “Grid...

Walking out of the darkness for suicide prevention

Walking out of the darkness for suicide prevention

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

This story contains content about suicide that some readers may find disturbing. Discretion is advised. “There’s a proverb that offers, tell me a fact and I will learn it. Tell me the truth and I shall believe it. But tell me a story, and it will live in my heart,” said Michael Zibilich, keynot...

New NISG Upper Cabinet commences

New NISG Upper Cabinet commences

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


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On Wednesday, April 10, the new Upper Cabinet members of Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) were officially sworn into their positions. Each person started work in their individual roles on Monday, April 15. NISG President Jacob Levang and Vice President Jacob Stites selected the Upper Cabinet Mem...

Politics aren’t black and white

Politics aren’t black and white

ABIGAIL BENNETHUM, Opinion Columnist

April 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Living in a world where political activism has been at its peak has caused a lot of young minds to start thinking about what political party they may identify with and vote for when they are of age. A lot of controversial political topics have surfaced over the past couple of years, such as gun control, ...

Engaging in open-minded political discussion

Engaging in open-minded political discussion

COLIN HORNING, Opinion Columnist

April 18, 2019


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How come talking about politics is so controversial? The answer to this question is quite simple actually, because there are, of course, two sides to every story. But nowadays, it seems that we as a society tend to shy away from open political discussion and instead revert to either insulting each other or...

Play created for kids on autism spectrum

Play created for kids on autism spectrum

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

April 18, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

An original play tailored to young individuals with developmental disorders or autism is the culmination of 18 months of collaboration between over 20 UNI students and faculty members. In many theater productions, a narrative arch will be followed from the beginning, middle and end. The audience watche...

‘Serse’ hits an operatic high note

‘Serse’ hits an operatic high note

CECILIA MITCHELL, Event Critic

April 18, 2019


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G.F. Handel’s “Serse” is a three-act Baroque opera, first performed in 1738. On Saturday, April 13, I had the pleasure of viewing UNI Opera’s second, and final, performance of “Serse” in Bengtson Auditorium and was thoroughly impressed by the talent and dedication put into this well-executed sh...

Women’s golf places 2nd in MVC

Women’s golf places 2nd in MVC

COLIN HORNING, Sports Writer

April 18, 2019


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After completing a competitive regular season, the UNI women’s golf team hit the road to travel to Chesterton, Ind., for the Missouri Valley Conference Championships. A strong showing by a string of Panther sophomores led Northern Iowa to tie their best ever finish at the MVC Championships, finis...

In-state rival Cyclones defend home turf vs UNI

In-state rival Cyclones defend home turf vs UNI

JERRIUS CAMPBELL, Sports Writer

April 18, 2019


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The Panthers were shut-out 2-0 over the course of seven innings on the road in Ames on Tuesday, April 16. Jaclyn Spencer took the mound to start the contest for the Panthers. After three innings, Spencer struck out two batters while only allowing one base hit and no walks. Emma Olejniczak then came...

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