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Wengeci Kariuki, Avery Laing and Elda Adoko introduce Junkanoo. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Junkanoo: Festival commemorates Black History Month

Sixto Delgado Sandoval March 1, 2024

delgadosandovals@lopers.unk.edu The Black Student Association, the African Student Union and Upsilon Eta Upsilon hosted a Junkanoo celebration in honor of Black History Month. A Junkanoo is a Bahamian...

Lea Burkey, cashier at The Graze, has been a cashier in the food industry for 19 years. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Dining hall cashier knows students by name

Sydney Tisthammer February 23, 2024

tisthammers@lopers.unk.edu Lea Burkey is the highlight of The Graze dining experience for many students. The dining hall cashier has an outgoing personality that is unforgettable to others around her.  Burkey...

Students practice their language skills at the Spanish table. Photo by Ricardo Hernandez / Antelope Staff

Campus Conversation Tables: Weekly gatherings help students make friends from around the world

Lily Roby February 23, 2024

robyl@lopers.unk.edu In the busy part of  UNK’s Nebraskan Student Union, there's a lot of talking, laughing and learning going on. It's Thursday evening, and the Conversation Tables are happening....

The need for more plushes grows every year. Photo by Micah Torres / Antelope Staff

LPAC’s yearly hosting of make-your-own plush animals

Gisell Torres February 23, 2024

torresg@lopers.unk.edu In the heart of UNK’s campus, the Loper Programming and Activities Council held its Stuff-A-Plush event in the Nebraskan Student Union for UNK students. This event has been...

Walker Art Gallery brimming with select pieces by students. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Walker Art Gallery: Exhibit showcases chosen student works over the last few years

Eve Healey February 16, 2024

healeye@lopers.unk.edu The Department of Art and Design is showcasing student talent with a “Faculty Select Exhibition” in the Walker Art Gallery. The show, which runs from Jan. 22 through Feb....

Photo by Kosuke Yoshii / Antelope Staff

Step Afrika! presents traditional African dance mixed with modern art

Lily Roby February 9, 2024

robyl@lopers.unk.edu Step Afrika! brought rhythm to campus as they took the stage at the Ponderosa Room. Presented in collaboration with Loper Programming and Activities Council and Intercultural Engagement...

The cast of Perfect Arrangement take their bows after a performance in the studio theater. Photo by Kosuke Yoshii / Antelope Staff

Perfect Arrangement: Two homosexual couples conceal their love from 1950’s society

Eve Healey December 1, 2023

healeye@lopers.unk.edu UNK Theatre’s latest production of “Perfect Arrangement” by Topher Payne was inspired by the true story of the American gay rights movement and brought light to themes surrounding...

Tariro Chinhamo and Crista Manning hold a check for ISA from Student Senate. Photo by Kosuke Yoshii / Antelope Staff

Food and Culture Festival: Sharing home with Nebraska

Rachel Ostdiek November 17, 2023

ostdiekr@lopers.unk.edu The International Student Association hosted the 46th annual Scott D. Morris International Food and Culture Festival on Sunday. Over 1,000 people gathered in the UNK Health and...

Luke Przymus is crowned Mr. King of Hearts, escorted by Jade Vak and Cali Erickson. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

King of Hearts

Rachel Ostdiek November 10, 2023

ostdiekr@lopers.unk.edu Nine men representing various campus organizations competed in the 11th annual King of Hearts pageant last week. The event raised $6,681 for the Alpha Phi Foundation, which supports...

The Walk in Her Shoes event promotes healthy masculinity and awareness about gender violence. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

A Walk in Her Shoes

Brianna White October 27, 2023

whiteb3@lopers.unk.edu In a collective effort to promote healthy masculinity, the Office for Intercultural Engagement and Leadership held its fourth annual “A Walk in Her Shoes March” in partnership...

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Keeping students safe from theft

Jenna Heinz October 27, 2023

heinzj@lopers.unk.edu A new UNK Police Department program is helping prevent crime before it happens.  UNKPD officers implemented the “GOTCHA!” program this fall to raise awareness about crimes...

Carolyn Zamora, bottom center, poses with Yung Gravy and other UNK students last spring. Photo by Maisy Wade / Antelope Staff

LPAC president gives back to students, campus

Rachel Ostdiek October 27, 2023

ostdiekr@lopers.unk.edu Carolyn Zamora, co-president of LPAC, is determined to expand the club this year in more than one way. By both increasing its membership and introducing fresh events to the UNK...

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