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  • Photos by Sydney Norris Bobby Bombeck describes his finished artwork and talks about his inspiration: politics. He stands next to his favorite piece in his show, currently displayed in the Walker Art Gallery.

    Bombeck prepares for senior art showcase

    Sydney Norris Antelope Staff Robert Bombeck, a senior with a major in studio art and ceramics, a minor in entrepreneurship and a second minor in visual communication design, has been working on his upcoming show all semester. When he was younger, Bombeck said he liked to create things and whenever he wanted a new toy, […]

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  • www.governing.com The map outlines states in which recreation marijuana and medical marijuana use is legal (2016).

    Marijuana ‘moolah’ may make difference

    With marijuana legalization becoming more popular, what does the future hold for cannabis industry in Nebraska? Rachael Fangmeier Antelope Staff Whether you are against it or in favor, marijuana legalization is sweeping the nation. Just a few weeks ago, California and Massachusetts legalized recreational marijuana and Florida, North Dakota and Arkansas legalized medicinal marijuana. The […]

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  • Created by Omaha artist Sidney Buchanan, one of two new sculptures donated to UNK by Joe Shanahan is made with rusted corten steel posts, corten steel lintel and corten steel fabric-like sheets. The eight-foot tall sculpture weighs 2,000 pounds and is located southeast of the Nebraskan Student Union.

    Sculptures donated by alumnus installed

    UNK Communications Kearney State College alumnus Dr. Joe Shanahan has had an appreciation for art since he was a child. But it was his art professor at KSC, Jack Karraker, who inspired him to become a collector of art and donate more than 100 sculptures.   Shanahan donated two sculptures to the University of Nebraska […]

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  • Photo by Kattie Sadd Lorna Bracewell gets animated teaching her poly sci class, Democracy as a Political Idea. This class examines the contested meanings of the concept democracy and traces its development as a political idea.

    In pursuit of discovery

    Bracewell off to a good start in first semester as professor Political science assistant professor Lorna Bracewell says it’s the size and the students that make UNK a particularly rewarding campus for her. Originally from Florida, Bracewell jokes about some of the major differences she has seen so far. “I grew up with the ocean […]

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  • Features (more)

  • Annie Wolfe

    All-American in real life

    Annie Wolfe: not only an All-American, volleyball star, but selfless player. Rylee Murphy JMC 215 The crowd roars. The whistle blows. With sweat dripping down Annie Wolfe’s face, she looks down at the court underneath her feet and exhales a

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  • Dallas Doering, Stephanie Paulsen, Drew Thompson, and Austin Partridge stand with their hands up after time runs out in the gingerbread house competition.

    Gingerbread houses pop up in Ponderosa Room

    LPAC draws in 33 festive teams for annual holiday Gingerbread Competition Lauren Wagner Antelope Staff LPAC gets UNK students gather in the Ponderosa to see who can build the best the gingerbread house. “I like my role with the team

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  • Sports (more)

  • Courtesy Tanner Spencer fires a ball toward home plate. After pitching against current MLB All-Stars in high school, Spencer looks to lead the Lopers on the mound to conclude his senior season

    From national team to Nebraska

    Spencer who competes against game’s best players, now will lead Lopers into 2017 season with something to prove At the University of Nebraska at Kearney, there are 17 varsity sports that compete at the Division II level. Within those 17

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  • UNK cross country

    Follow the Herd

    Photos by Todd Rundstrom Senior Kozeal honored   Benesch earns all-American, Lopers compete against nation’s best   Lopers of the Week 46 total views, 2 views today

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  • OP/ED (more)

  • Draining the swamp?

    Draining the swamp?

    Gonnella is personally dreading next year, hoping tomorrow will be better The end is almost within sight. 2016 is almost over and looking back over the year, this may go down as one of the most draining years in recent

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  • You can say it; others don’t have to publish it

    You can say it; others don’t have to publish it

    If life fails to teach anything but a single lesson, it should be that the right to speak is not held indefinitely. Speaking your mind is one thing; doing it on a private platform is another thing entirely. It wasn’t

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