UNI squeaks by Savannah St.
The University of Northern Iowa defeated the Savannah State University Tigers 55-50 in an unexpectedly competitive game. Ted Friedman, Wes Washpun, Matt Bohannon and Chip Rank combined for seven points on 3-14 shooting on a night the Panther offense was largely in neutral.
Friedman, who started the season in the starting lineup, played just two minutes Tuesday.
Miller presents "Self!" to UNI
Artist gives intimate performance about identity
An eager audience of about 110 took their seats in the Bertha Martin Theatre, awaiting the beginning of performer Tim Miller’s event “Performance! Body! Self!”
“All of my work has really been about inscribing the topographies of my identity as a gay man,” Miller said.
The artist staged three performances and introduced them all by giving a small anecdote for each one.
Sidecar Coffee offers quick java and quiet atmosphere
On a Sunday evening after break, Sidecar Coffee Shop was buzzing with the sounds of college kids and townies coming back from the holidays. Placed on College Hill, the shop gives college students a nice place to study and socialize right off campus.
When people walk in, they see a shop that seems cramped at first due to its narrowness. However, it is long and the placement of the seating provides a spacious area.
Behind the counter, the two guys working were very friendly and welcoming. They gave suggestions and were willing to explain any of the menu items, showing how knowledgeable they were about the shop’s products.
Film exposes media influence on women
The UNI Political Science Society hosted a panel in Lang Auditorium following a viewing of the documentary “Miss Representation” on Wednesday.
Sparks catching on in theaters
Tick tock goes the clock, even for the victors.
In “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) are thrown to the Capitol’s claws once more.
Shortly after winning the 74th Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta are sent to each district on their victory tour. President Snow (Donald Sutherland) assigns Katniss the task of convincing him her love for Peeta is real while on the tour.
Indie music festival coming to the HuB
Indie pop, indie rock and other similar genres of music have been growing in popularity, and KULT and Slimbeast Productions are going to exhibit local artists who fall under these categories Dec. 7 at The HuB.
Thanksgiving in the dorms
Thanksgiving is the start of the holiday season, full of the spirit of giving. Unfortunately, sometimes we can’t be with our families even if we want to. But even though some of us Panthers come from a few states away or have to work, there’s still a way to celebrate the holiday, even on your own.
African Union seeks to educate UNI students
Cultures from all around the world lined their flags and artifacts against the walls of Maucker Union Ballroom B for the University of Northern Iowa African Union’s fourth annual Multicultural Night Nov. 15.
UNITUBA presents eclectic concert
In a flash of silver and gold, the UNITUBA Ensemble sat down in Davis Hall in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center to begin Wednesday night’s eclectic program. The eight songs were a mixture of popular arrangements performed by the UNI tuba players, and some were biblically influenced.
“Whatever it is, I’m gonna be like, good job, tubas, you did it,” said Caitlin Brainard, freshman art studio major and member of the Women’s Chorus.
'Thor: The Dark World' adds twists to tale
Fresh from saving New York with his Avengers buddies, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) returns to Asgard in director Alan Taylor’s “Thor: The Dark World” to deal with a new threat: Malekith (Christopher Eccleston), an elf of the darkness. Backed by his Asgardian friends and reunited with his mortal love, Thor embarks on a mission to destroy the Aether, a weapon that has the power to destroy all nine realms when they are lined up for the convergence.