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Kristensens last day as the chancellor will be May 31. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Kristensen rounds out final year as UNK chancellor

Rachel Ostdiek April 26, 2024 Doug Kristensen’s retirement at the end of this academic year will bookend his 22nd year as the chancellor of UNK, making him the University’s longest serving chancellor....

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Programs prepare for wind down to elimination

Susie Bovaird April 26, 2024 In November, UNK officials announced a plan to eliminate nine academic degrees and 24.5 faculty positions to combat the $4.3 million deficit. Faculty will receive notice of their...

While in the legislature, Doug Kristensen helped bring then-Kearney State into the University system in 1991. Courtesy of UNK Archives

Chancellor started in Nebraska Legislature before serving UNK

Jenna Heinz April 26, 2024 Before becoming the chancellor at UNK, Doug Kristensen got his start in law – an interest he credits to his mother.  Growing up on a farm in Minden, his family had no air...

The leak dripped outside a resident assistants room. Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

April showers spring water leak in Men’s Hall

Sydney Tisthammer April 26, 2024 Following rain showers, a water leak has caused damage in Men’s Hall at UNK. UNK staff worked quickly to resolve the water issue. “There was minimal water damage...

Juice and Callie gossip about Callies crush when he enters the coffee shop. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Say It Out Loud!

Rachel Ostdiek April 26, 2024 Last week UNK Theatre presented “Say It Out Loud”, a play penned by UNK’s own alumna, Lauren Bonk. Deemed by Bonk as an “anti rom-com”, this play explored self-identity...

On the Rocks is a short story written by Theodora Ziolkowski. Photo by Micah Torres / Antelope Staff

Creative writing leads professor on journey to becoming author

Chase Johnson April 26, 2024 From growing up on the East Coast, moving to Texas and ending up in Kearney, Theodora Ziolkowski continues to positively impact students and inspire others while doing what...

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Sports management student brings skills to North Dakota State internship

Gisell Torres April 26, 2024 Among the football players who run the field with determination and skill, there are several people who work behind the scenes. One of those is Mallonee Biehl, a sports management...

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Antelope causes damage to library after construction mishap

Chase Johnson April 25, 2024 A lone antelope caused major destruction in the Calvin T. Ryan Library due to a door being left open by a construction worker.  The incident, which occurred during the...

Temo Molina, Ethan Cianco after the spring 2023 election. Photo by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

Student body president wraps up Senate term

Trinity Law April 19, 2024 Temo Molina and Ethan Ciancio’s term has ended as their prospective roles as student body president and vice president. Familiar faces will be returning to the student senate...

New Nebraska law requires photo ID when voting

New Nebraska law requires photo ID when voting

Jenna Heinz April 19, 2024 Photo identification will be required in a Nebraska election for the first time in the statewide primaries on May 14. The new requirement comes from Legislative Bill 514, passed...

Climbers compete in the first 55 minute round of climbing to build up their route points. Photo by Micah Torres / Antelope Staff

Climbing competition brings out the ‘boulder’ side of students

Lucas Ratliff April 19, 2024 The yearly climbing competition at the rock wall in the Health and Wellness Center was held on Saturday. This year is the first time that the event was held by the Climbing Club...

UNK English Department presents new Taylor Swift class

UNK English Department presents new Taylor Swift class

Lily Roby April 19, 2024 UNK knows Taylor Swift’s fans “All too Well” by offering an online English course in the fall focused on Swift herself. Amanda Sladek, English professor, tells us details...

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