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Men’s and women’s track squads place third

Men’s and women’s track squads place third

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writers

April 8, 2019


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The Panthers traveled to Lincoln, Neb., for the Nebraska Husker invite this past Saturday, April 6. On the women’s side, the Panthers were able to garner two first place finishes. Lyndsie Schinkel won the 800 with a time of 2:08.74. Schinkel’s time would prove to be the fastest in the Missouri...

Panther tennis falls to 0-2 to start conference play

Panther tennis falls to 0-2 to start conference play

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

April 8, 2019


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The UNI tennis team dropped their first two MVC meetings of the regular season, falling to Drake and Missouri State by a 6-1 score in both contests. The Bulldogs arrived in Cedar Falls Friday afternoon with a road warrior mentality, dominating the Panthers 6-1. UNI’s only point came in Caro Valentina...

College Hill adds ‘Finishing Touch’

College Hill adds ‘Finishing Touch’

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Showcase

While Romeo and Juliet may have pondered what’s in a name, Jay Barber’s contains his profession. The 25-year-old Waterloo native opened “The Finishing Touch” with his neighbor-turned business partner Alex Vance on March 14.  The combination barber shop and tattoo parlor is located on Coll...

Student work showcased in annual exhibit

Student work showcased in annual exhibit

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


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The Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opened in the UNI Gallery of Art in Kamerick Art Building on Monday, March 25. This year’s juror, T.J. Dedaux-Norris, is an assistant professor of art for the School of Art and Art History at the University of Iowa. He gave out awards to students on the opening...

Camp Kamala launches across Iowa

Camp Kamala launches across Iowa

ELIZABETH KELSEY, Staff Writer

April 4, 2019


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U.S. Senator Kamala Harris is no stranger to the UNI campus, having been a guest at an early voting rally hosted by the Northern Iowa Democrats last October. Now, the current California senator has announced her candidacy for president, and her campaign team is returning to UNI, as well as to four...

Fire in the Industrial Technology Center

Fire in the Industrial Technology Center

GABRIELLE LEITNER, Art Director

April 4, 2019


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On Tuesday, April 3, at approximately 3 p.m., a fire broke out in a kiln in the Industrial Technology Center (ITC). The building did not have any damage from the fire and no one was injured. The ITC holds six undergraduate programs: Construction management, electrical engineering technology, technology a...

A case for funding public history

A case for funding public history

KEVIN WIGGINS, Opinion Columnist

April 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The case for the funding of public history institutions is one that is often bogged down and mired by the usual hubbub of our political life. Some hear the word “public” in the name and instantly examine it as a utility with material limitations, such as gas lines or infrastructure. Others imme...

New DC film ‘Shazam!’ fizzles out

New DC film ‘Shazam!’ fizzles out

HUNTER FRIESEN, Film Critic

April 4, 2019


Filed under Campus Life, Movie Reviews, Showcase

If you had told me that we would get both a “Captain Marvel” and “Shazam” film in the same year, I would have called you crazy. But stranger things have happened, which is something we’ve had to get used to over the past couple of years. So now the year is 2019 and both of these films have p...

Panther Portrait: UNI-WADE

Panther Portrait: UNI-WADE

SOFIA LEGASPI, Campus Life Editor

April 4, 2019


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The UNI West African Drum Ensemble (UNI-WADE) performed during Maucker Union Live at noon Wednesday, April 3. The group’s performance included singing, drumming and dancing. UNI-WADE is offered as a class instructed by Ryan Frost through the School of Music. The group was formed in 1997, according...

UNI hits come in Bunch(es)

UNI hits come in Bunch(es)

JACOB POTTER, Sports Writer

April 4, 2019


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The great American pastime may have just commenced, but UNI softball has been going strong since early February. The Panthers made their return to Cedar Falls for the first time since the UNI-Dome Classic, which started the season for the purple and gold. “We’re looking to get some home games in,...

National Champ Drew Foster visits state capitol

National Champ Drew Foster visits state capitol

FRANK WALSH, Sports Writer

April 4, 2019


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Small-town Iowa boy and Burlington native Drew Foster is living the dream that comes with winning an NCAA Division One wrestling title. After taking down Gabe Dean 6-4 to end UNI’s 18-year individual championship drought, Foster was honored with an invite to Iowa’s state capitol building on Monday,...

Panthers tee off in Cedar Falls, both place second

Panthers tee off in Cedar Falls, both place second

ELIOT CLOUGH, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019


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For the first time since 2006, the men and women of UNI hosted a golf tournament in Cedar Falls on Saturday, March 30, and Sunday, March 31. Both teams placed second. Competing for the men and placing in the top ten were Jack Klingel, who placed fifth (147), Sam Sacquitne and Tommy Doyle both plac...

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