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Trenton Harbur knows students by name when they order. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

Chick-fil-A worker’s positivity reaches past the counter

OLIVIA CASPER November 30, 2022 Since Trenton Harbur was young, he always looked on the bright side of things. Now he implements this outlook while working at Chick-fil-A, and UNK students notice. Before...

Students brought their 24-page newspaper for critiques. Photo provided by Grace McDonald / Antelope Staff

The Antelope lands 7th in Best of Show at MediaFest

ALEXIS BERNTHAL November 30, 2022 With travel, tough competition and miscommunication, UNK’s newspaper, The Antelope, took seventh place at the fall National College Media Awards convention. MediaFest22...

First-generation students bond with education community. Photo provided by Zahira Lopez / Antelope Staff

First-generation students celebrate their journeys

ZAHIRA LOPEZ November 16, 2022 First-generation students, faculty and staff gathered in the Nebraskan Student Union to celebrate First-Gen Celebration Day on Nov. 9. The event featured free ice cream bars,...

Students wait to go inside the planetarium to watch a presentation. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

Planetarium launches viewers into galactic topics

OLIVIA CASPER November 9, 2022 The UNK Planetarium transports students and the Kearney community across to galaxies to experience what they cannot see from their backyards.  “The planetarium...

History honors society sells books in memory of professor

History honors society sells books in memory of professor

KOLTON MATUREY November 9, 2022 Phi Alpha Theta, the history department’s honor society, tabled outside of the Nebraskan Student Union to sell boxes of books. Their hope was to raise money for a scholarship. According...

Logan Grose enjoys tossing discs at Cottonmill in Kearney. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

Disc golfer leans on ‘frolfing’ culture during pandemic 

BAILEE STERLING November 9, 2022 Like golf, but different.  Logan Grose is in his happy place when he is outdoors flinging discs toward metal chain cages. Ever since discovering disc golf in high...

Will Keller paints animal skulls with customized designs. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

‘Primal’ art paves way for student’s small business

GRACE MCDONALD October 25, 2022 Will Keller brings skulls back to life with carvings, barbed wire, paint and gunpowder. His canvases are grizzly bears, longhorn cattle, bighorn sheep, moose, pronghorns,...

Don Swem, 82, clears bird nests and feathers out of the UNK Bell Tower before he retires. Photo provided by Kolton Maturey / UNK Staff

Bell Tower worker visits campus one last chime

GRACE MCDONALD October 5, 2022 Don Swem calls himself a “ding-a-ling.”  Once a year, the 82 year old harnesses himself into a cherry picker to inspect and...

Swing dancing helped me regain confidence on the dance floor 

September 28, 2022

GRACE MCDONALD ANTELOPE STAFF In high school, I was a 5’10” single nerd with the grace of a baby giraffe. It wasn’t until college when I began to see myself differently.  My freshman...

Karina Boatright rolls more pieces of glass onto her pole. Photo provided Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Glass Club fires up, raffles off pumpkins for second year

OLIVIA CASPER September 28, 2022 Glassblowing is an expensive and technical art that anyone enrolled at UNK can try. ART-224: Glass I is beginner-friendly class that focuses on technique and how to manipulate...

Tatum Vondra will start an internship in Madison Square Garden as a student associate. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

308 to Big Apple: Senator’s star-studded path to New York

ALEX HAMMEKE September 28, 2022 Tatum Vondra didn’t know exactly what she wanted to do after graduating, but she knew where she wanted to go. A girls trip with her mom to New York City had her sights...

Java Notes / Photo provided by UNK Staff

Java Notes returns to Fine Arts Building, beats COVID-19 jitters

JENNA HEINZ September 14, 2022 After its closure in 2020, Java Notes has finally reopened for staff and students to enjoy. The shop is hoping to spread awareness as many students have forgotten about Java...

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