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The Department of Communication placed first in 21 events. Courtesy Photo

The Antelope nab best overall again at Golden Leaf Awards

Jada High May 17, 2023

Once again, UNK students saw major success at the 2022-23 Northern Plains Collegiate Media Association Golden Leaf Awards. Students placed first in five of the nine main categories and in 19 of the 36...

Two Rivers Public Health Department runs a booth at the Blue and Gold Showcase in 2020. Antelope Archive

COVID-19: Impact on campus, increase in healthcare interest

Jenna Heinz May 17, 2023

Three years have passed since the spread of COVID-19 created a national emergency and shut down many parts of the world. In March 2020, UNK officials had to ask themselves if they could still serve the...

Students share Nepalese culture with performances, food, games

Students share Nepalese culture with performances, food, games

Lucas Ratliff May 17, 2023

Last week, the Nepalese Student Association celebrated Nepal Night. The event featured traditional Nepalese food, fashion, music, dancing, a Rath and several group activities. The night also had a large...

Spanish language presenter approaches the topic of gender. Photo by Shelby Burglund / Antelope Staff

Modern Languages enters trial runs with inclusivity class

Mallory Bruning May 17, 2023

“Are you all Mainiacs?” This is what Diego Sevilla, a UNK Spanish lecturer, asked the audience during his presentation on Inclusivity in the Spanish language. He continued, saying “Are you offended...

Students clean the front lawn of the Kearney Womens Club. Photo by Mariah Watson / Antelope Staff

Over 500 Lopers volunteer across Kearney for Big Event

Mariah Watson May 16, 2023

On April 22, over 570 students participated in the Big Event, a student-run community service project. Volunteers served at 80+ sites in Kearney during the morning-long event organized by UNK Student Government.   The...

If minimum occupancy is not maintained, chapters could lose access to private lounges and study spaces. Photo by Grace McDonald / Antelope Staff

Fraternities discuss future of Martin Hall occupancy

Grace McDonald May 16, 2023

University officials are asking fraternities to fill 30-35% of the 113 beds in Martin Hall this fall. But when occupancy agreements were released near the beginning of April, no fraternity presidents signed...

Amy Rundstrom. Courtesy photo

Former advising director responds to petition after dismissal

Jenna Heinz May 16, 2023

Amy Rundstrom, the director of academic advising and career development at UNK, is sharing details after being removed from her position. On March 21, Rundstrom had a meeting with Kelly Bartling, her supervisor:...

Yung Gravy Concert 2023. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Spring concert makes comeback after three years with Yung Gravy

Alex Hammeke April 28, 2023

After not having a spring concert since 2019 because of COVID-19 protocols, UNK jumped on the Gravy Train Thursday night for a packed crowd at the Health and Sports Center. The Minnesota-based rapper...

Health Science programs offers interaction-based learning 

Health Science programs offers interaction-based learning 

LUCAS RATLIFF April 27, 2023

  [email protected] UNK offers two related yet different programs for health students to take: The Kearney Health Opportunities Program and the Health Science Explorers program. KHOP...

Nicole Kent presents student research about medical costs. Mariah Watson / Antelope Staff

Loper alumna makes a difference in rural health care

MARIAH WATSON April 27, 2023

Nicole Kent grew up in a town of less than a thousand people and is now pursuing a career in rural medicine. The Benkelman native is an accomplished UNK alumni and current UNMC College of Medicine...

Noah Shackelford tutors Brittany Schlaeger for biology class. Photo by Jada High / Antelope Staff

Freshman turn to student tutor for help with biology, chemistry

JADA HIGH April 27, 2023

Chemistry can be a challenging subject for many students, but having a knowledgeable and supportive tutor can make all the difference. Many students have found these qualities in Noah Shackleford, who...

Sarah VanHorn checks her helicopter Belle daily. Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

Nurse embraces adrenaline, missions in chopper

MALLORY BRUNING April 27, 2023

Sarah VanHorn, a flight nurse at CHI Health Good Samaritan Hospital, guides me across the windy roof of the hospital. We stroll toward the navy-blue helicopter resting on the tarmac, its blades glistening...

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