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  • Staying up for good

    Staying up for good

    Jessica Nichols Antelope Staff Through St. Jude Up ’til Dawn, a nationwide student-led philanthropic program in which college students raise funds for and awareness of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, students participate in a year of fundraising that culminates with the Up ’til Dawn all-night challenge. In order to participate, students put together groups of […]

  • Photo by Hannah Backer The student section, Loper Loonies, cheer on the boy’s basketball team while entertaining the crowd. A select few of the Loper Loonies dressed up as bee keepers to relate to ‘swatting’ at Emporia’s shots.

    Loper Loonies lift off

    By Brian J. Husmann Antelope Staff Student spirit group brings lively, big-time fan power with throw-back theme and costumed spirit boosters You could find 50 screaming students, a dozen bee keepers, two extra large wrestlers and one strange looking ostrich at any recent men’s basketball game.  It sounds like anything but basketball, but the Loper’s […]

  • Lopers wrestle third straight MIAA title

    Lopers wrestle third straight MIAA title

    The ninth-ranked Nebraska Kearney wrestling team went 4-1 in the finals to win a third straight MIAA title Sunday in Warrensburg, Missouri. Thanks to some late heroics, the Lopers tallied 91.5 points to slip past 13th-ranked Lindenwood (82.0) and 19th-ranked Fort Hays State (70.5). Placing first in their respective weight classes were juniors Connor Bolling […]

  • Jordanna Glock, a Molecular Biology student here at UNK, is splashing around while competing in co-rec finals of Water Polo intramurals. Jordanna is originally from Shelby, Nebraska.

    Splash, float, score

    By Enrique Alvarez Antelope Sports One unheard-of intramural sport is gaining some notoriety. Inner tube water polo takes the regular water polo you may or may not know and adds inner tubes for those who aren’t the strongest of swimmers. This semester only nine teams make up the men’s, women’s and co-rec divisions. The rules […]

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  • Photo by Laurie Venteicher Members of the Vocal Collegium rehearse for the upcoming choir concert on March 8 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. All of their songs will be performed a cappella.

    ‘Music of the Divine’

    By Laurie Venteicher Copy Editor The first choral concert of the semester will be held on March 8, at 3 p.m. in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Kearney. There is no admission fee. UNK’s four choirs – Choraleers, the Vocal

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  • Photo by Jessica Nichols McCauley was tabbed student advisor for GAMMA after Christmas by Heather Wolf, the Assistant Director of Greek Affairs and Student Activities. “I came into the office the day after Christmas break, and it was the first day on the internship. Heather’s like ‘here’s what we talked about and you’re in charge of it so get to goin.’ It was just kind of a sink or swim situation.”

    Sink or swim

    By Jessica Nichols Nick Stevenson Antelope Staff After a decade, Aaron McCauley looks to bring back proactive education organization GAMMA   It all began the day after Christmas break. Greeks Advocating for the Mature Management of Alcohol (GAMMA) started making

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  • Anthony Pacheco

    On and off the diamond, Pacheco continues to excel

    By David Mueller Sports Editor For some athletes, it can be a long road to earn a spot in the starting lineup. But for UNK’s Anthony Pacheco, two games into his freshman year he stepped in to show his worth

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  • Courtesy Surber O'Fallon defeats Western State's Corbin Bennetts in the finals.

    7 Loper wrestlers to NCAA finals

    Kearney won the 2015 NCAA West Regional with 128.50 points and qualified seven individuals for the NCAA Championships in two weeks. This was the Lopers’ fifth straight regional title and the 13th since 2000. Placing first in their weight classes

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  • America after studying abroad

    By Abigail Carroll Antelope Staff Every year thousands of students make the decision to study abroad. There are a million articles about getting ready to travel in a new country and making the most of your luggage space. I know

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  • Kelsey Unick

    Countdown to spring break

    By Kelsey Unick Antelope Staff Why you should be doing something this spring break It’s that time of year again: we are all waiting for it to start getting nice out, the stress of classes seems to keep piling up

    March 3, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post