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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...

The Gamma Phi Beta sorority sisters raised over $2,000 with their fundraiser. The money will be donated to a nonprofit called Girls on the Run of Nebraska. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Gamma Phi Beta Pancake Feed: Sorority celebrates a decade of giving back to women foundations


[email protected] Gamma Phi Beta celebrated its 10-year anniversary Pancake Feed on April 5. The philanthropy event exceeded expectations and raised over $2,000.  All proceeds...

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention group organized the walk to remember suicide victims and advocate for mental wellbeing. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Out of Darkness Walk: American Foundation of Suicide Prevention holds 4th annual march


[email protected] The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention held their fourth annual Out of Darkness Campus Walk at Cope Fountain. Approximately 205 people from different student and...

Laura Konz sings Hopelessly Devoted to You by Olivia Newton-John. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Lopers compete in a battle of talents for Fame and a cash prize

LUCAS RATLIFF March 23, 2023

[email protected] FAME talent show returned to the Ponderosa room two weeks ago with 12 competing acts.  Every year it is an event for students to perform or just enjoy the night like...

Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Embodied: 2023 Spring Dance Concert

March 9, 2023

ByJADA HIGH [email protected] The dance department has been hard at work preparing for the 2023 Spring Dance Concert. The production featured work and choreography by faculty members as well...

Lopers sway along to the beat of the McKenzie JaLynn Band, an award-winning cover/garage band based out of Nebraska. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Bringing Back Country: Students boot, scoot and boogie at second swing dancing event

JADA HIGH March 2, 2023

[email protected] The Loper Programming and Activities Council held its second annual swing dancing event. Students were able to practice their skills not only with swing dancing, but line...

Japanese Association at Kearney spent weeks preparing for the festival including the Soran-Bushi dance, which is a very dramatic and physical dance. Photo by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

Japanese Summer Festival: Students usher in lively traditions with dances, songs, dishes

KOLTON MATUREY February 16, 2023

[email protected] UNK hosts multiple cultural events every year to bring the community closer together and to learn more about the international students who attend here. One such celebration...

URS now houses the Communication, Social Work and Info-Technology departments. Photo by Grace McDonald / Antelope Staff

The Big Move: University Residences North, South welcome offices

JENNA HEINZ February 9, 2023

[email protected] With renovations in Warner Hall and the Calvin T. Ryan Library, relocations have become common across UNK. Many of these were taken on by University Residence North and South...

The Haunting of Hill House: Student directs bone-chilling tale with isolation theme

The Haunting of Hill House: Student directs bone-chilling tale with isolation theme

JENNA HEINZ November 30, 2022

[email protected] UNK Theatre students told the bone-chilling story of “The Haunting of Hill House” from Nov. 16-20. The show kept the Halloween spirit alive for a little longer, featuring...

Lines of hungry visitors trailed outside of the Health and Sports Center gym doors at the 45th annual Scott D. Morris International Food Festival. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

Food Festival brings cultures to Kearney from across oceans 

ALEXIS BERNTHAL November 16, 2022 [email protected] UNK opened the Health and Sports Center doors for the Scott D. Morris International Food Festival Sunday. During this event, Kearney students...

The color guard leads the Pride of the Plains Marching Band in Downtown Kearney at the largest Homecoming parade in Nebraska. Photo provided by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

HOMECOMING WEEK: Fairytale theme sparks creativity throughout competitions

JENNA HEINZ November 9, 2022

[email protected] Oct. 27 brought a night full of entertainment with the annual lip sync battle and royalty coronation. Students, staff and community members crowded the Health and Sports Center...

Bella Manningham (Britney Kouma) discovers a gift which proves her husband had been lying about her forgetfulness. Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

Sparks fly on stage during psychological classic

JENNA HEINZ October 25, 2022

[email protected] Performers in the UNK Theatre department hit the stage with their production of “Gaslight” from Oct. 5-9. Set in Victorian London, the play featured the story of Bella...

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