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The closure of Louies Diner has increased the amount of students going to The Graze. Photo by Micah Torres / Antelope Staff

Louie’s Diner closes after 12 years of serving students

Chase Johnson February 16, 2024

johnsonc293@lopers.unk.edu Louie’s Diner, a hot spot for food located in the University Residence South building, closed down after the fall semester. It’s closure followed after sorority members...

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University system projects end of J-Term in 2025-26

Jenna Heinz February 16, 2024

heinzj@lopers.unk.edu J-Term courses will no longer be offered in the University of Nebraska system starting in the 2025-26 academic year. The calendar change will create a shorter winter break and...

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Five decades later: Bev Mathiesen continues career at UNK

Rachel Ostdiek February 16, 2024

ostdiekr@lopers.unk.edu Bev Mathiesen has been at UNK for over five decades, working in the Chancellor’s office for the last 27 years. As one of the longest-serving employees, she has seen the university...

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Library offers new subscription for book recommendations

Gisell Torres February 16, 2024

torresg@lopers.unk.edu In an era dominated by technology and digital media, checking out books just got a whole lot easier. A couple of associates in the Calvin T. Ryan Library took a bold step in starting...

Construction workers put together the framework for the Rural Health Initiative Building. Photo by Ricardo Hernandez / Antelope Staff

Construction projects underway at library, rural health building

Sydney Tisthammer February 16, 2024

tisthammers@lopers.unk.edu While it may not be evident at first glance, improvements are being made across campus at UNK. One of the places improvements can be seen is in the new partially reopened...

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....

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UNK’s Annual Student Organization Fair

Ann Daily February 9, 2024

dailya@lopers.unk.edu UNK started the new year off with a Student Organization Fair. Students come to interact with different clubs and organizations to see what UNK has to offer.  This allows students...

Students donate extra shirts to local shelters. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

UNK’s fourth annual MLK Day encourages students to give to their community

Chase Johnson February 9, 2024

johnsonc293@lopers.unk.edu UNK holds its fourth annual MLK Day of Service in the Nebraskan Student Union by doing a drop-in-service T-shirt drive. This year MLK Day landed on Jan. 15 which was during...

Freezing pipes and backed-up systems cause flooding across campus

Freezing pipes and backed-up systems cause flooding across campus

Trinity Law February 9, 2024

lawtm@lopers.unk.edu Burst pipes have led to flooding in different buildings across campus in January. University Residence South, Fine Arts Building, Centennial Tower East and Armstrong Hall all experienced...

Diana Armstrong and Chancellor Doug Kristensen cut the ribbon of Armstrong Hall. Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

Sorority housing honors trailblazing journalist

Jenna Heinz February 9, 2024

heinzj@lopers.unk.edu Campus marked history with the dedication of Bess Furman Armstrong Hall on Thursday. The celebration honored the life and legacy of the hall’s namesake, an American journalist...

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Mental health speaker encourages students to find their voice

Sixto Delgado Sandoval February 9, 2024

delgadosandovals@lopers.unk.edu On Jan. 31 Lopes for Hope and McKenna’s Rae of Hope Foundation sponsored an event on attempting to empower students by having them take ownership of their mental health...

Stan Clouse, mayor, hopes to enter the legislature. Photo by Rachel Ostdiek / Antelope Staff

Kearney mayor brings community perspective to UNK

Rachel Ostdiek February 9, 2024

ostdiekr@lopers.unk.edu Kearney mayor for the past 18 years, Stan Clouse, spoke with the UNK Student Senate at their weekly meeting on Jan. 30. Clouse is currently campaigning for a Nebraska Legislature...

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