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Eric Schutt and Braden Hoyer’s characters struggle to keep the set together as they execute their scene.

“The Play That Goes Wrong” goes right

BAILEY KLINKHAMMER, Campus Life Editor Sep 27, 2023

The technical rehearsal for TheaterUNI’s latest production, “The Play That Goes Wrong '' begins with a fight call. The ensemble cast of eight gathers to practice their many stunts that occur in the...

The Patch is officially open and ready to kick off the spooky season.

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Cedar Falls!

Hope Schulte, Staff Writer Sep 20, 2023

Even though Charlie Brown and the gang were unable to see the Great Pumpkin, Cedar Falls residents and UNI students may have a chance at finding even better pumpkins at a local pumpkin patch.  The...

Students crowded into the Panther Mayhem student section for the home-opener football game on Sept. 9.
Panther Mayhem as an organization is active for the first time this year since the COVID-19 pandemic.

Return of the Mayhem


New life is being brought to the student section at UNI athletic events, as a call for Panthers to pack the stands has been heard all around campus. Saturday, Sept. 9, we got to see Panther Mayhem in...


Highest enrollment jump in over decade

NOAH HACKBART, Staff Writer Sep 13, 2023

Last week, enrollment numbers for the University of Northern Iowa were released, and after years of pandemic and post-pandemic decreases, the numbers are finally on the rise. Reporting from the university...

The appointing of Chad Aldis

Christian Darnold, Guest Columnist Apr 23, 2023

Chad Aldis, a person with no teaching or school administration experience, was recently appointed as the head of the Iowa Department of Education. This appointment has been criticized, with many arguing...

Sports Editor David Warrington went to Dallas for the historical Final Four run from the Iowa women’s basketball team. This trip was historical not just for the schools program, but also for his family legacy.

An emotional weekend in Dallas cheering for the Hawkeyes

DAVID WARRINGTON, Sports Editor Apr 5, 2023

Every child has things that they take for granted until much later, when they’ve matured enough to realize how special something truly is. For me, it was getting to attend Iowa women’s basketball games...

Samantha Heyer (2) was very impressive over the weekend, not allowing a single run in two games pitched.

UNI sweeps the Racers to open conference play

ADAM JOHNSON, Sports Writer Mar 19, 2023

This weekend UNI softball had a series on the road against Murray State. This was a three game series which featured a double header on Friday, March 17, and a single game on Saturday, March 18. This series...

The silence of the campanile has been daunting, but soon campus will hear the familiar sound of bells ringing again.

Campanile comeback:

CAROLINE CHRISTENSEN, Executive Editor Dec 4, 2022

Important updates on the campanile, carillon keyboard and bells, and when to expect them The campanile upgrades have officially commenced, with the carillon keyboard and bells transported to the Verdin...

Jax currently has over 12.7 million followers on TikTok. For the concert, she performed a combination of original songs and covers.

Jax takes the stage at CAB’s 2022 Fall Concert

LAUREN MCGUILL, Staff Writer Nov 30, 2022

Campus Activities Board (CAB) never fails to give students exciting and fun events, and their 2022 Fall CAB Concert was no exception. This year’s concert hosted Jax, a pop singer who quickly gained popularity...

Dom Williams (7) celebrates with Desmond Hutson (81) after Williams scored one of his four rushing touchdowns in the win.

UNI dominates Missouri State, 41-20

BEN LAHART , Sports Writer Oct 24, 2022

The UNI football team had a dominant win over the Missouri State Bears on Saturday, Oct. 22. The Panthers won 41-20, while individually some players had career best performances.  All three phases of...

Lauren Heinsch (9) was one of four Panthers to manage a shot on goal on Sunday. All but one of those shots was saved.

Panthers tie for fourth straight match

BEN LAHART , Sports Writer Oct 12, 2022

The UNI women’s soccer team traveled to Carbondale, Ill. last weekend to play the Southern Illinois University Salukis. After 90 minutes of play the teams sat at 1-1 and finished in a tie. This marks...

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