'Transcendence' fails to transcend
Wally Pfister’s film “Transcendence” depicts Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) working toward the advancement of artificial intelligence, but those that work with and for him are taken down by an anti-technology group. Caster gets shot and is dying, which leads his wife, Evelyn (Rebecca Hall), and friend, Max (Paul Bettany), to upload him into the system, creating an artificial intelligence of Caster.
NISG leaders pass the torch
While looking back at his year as Northern Iowa Student Government president, Thomas Madsen felt a bit bittersweet. Though both he and former Vice President Blake Findley will have more free time, the pair looks fondly on their work in office.
Past comes back to bite
Capitalizing on its 2013 big screen adaption, Theatre UNI brings “August: Osage County” to life at Strayer-Wood Theatre.
A chaotic sense of humor
Some say that laughter is the best medicine. Kelly Boon, motivational speaker, would agree with them. She would even go as far as to wear a clown nose onstage to start off her presentation.
Bringing sexual assault into the light
Sexual Assault Awareness month, which is April, aims to raise awareness of sexual assault and get away from the “stranger in the bush” way of thinking, said Robin Summers, graduate assistant in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
Alpha Delta Pi
Alpha Delta Pi guides about 235,000 women in more than 150 collegiate chapters, according to the national website. The sorority’s principles are scholarship, leadership, sisterhood and service, and its motto is “we live for each other.”
“I know that they live for me everyday, and having 78 other women constantly supporting me means the world to me,” said Lynette Bordignon, president of the UNI chapter of Alpha Delta Pi.
Glass graduation crafts
Graduation lightbulb & Memory Jar
Food for your stomach and mind
Next fall, students studying in Rod Library can grab a cup of coffee or a snack without leaving the building. A cart cafe is in the works and construction is set to start in May, finishing up in July or August, just in time for the start of the new semester.
Bunny cream cheese ball dish
Ingredients: Hawaiian cheese ball
Knitting away the scenery
The Honors Cottage is feeling more cozy than usual, thanks to some yarn bombers who smothered the building April 5.