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Sigma Phi Epsilon is located in Martin Hall on the East side of campus. Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

Hazing unconfirmed but investigation findings lead to probation

Amarha Bridger December 1, 2023

bridgera@lopers.unk.edu UNK ended its investigation of Sigma Phi Epsilon following a lack of sufficient evidence to support hazing allegations. Sigma Phi Epsilon was placed on a temporary suspension...

The Hunger Games series continues with Panem president origin story

‘The Hunger Games’ series continues with Panem president origin story

Amarha Bridger December 1, 2023

bridgera@lopers.unk.edu An outstanding prequel to an already amazing movie franchise, “The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” was a thrilling and action-packed film that brought us...

The Graham Effect by Elle Kennedy. Photo by Amarha Bridger / Antelope Staff

‘The Graham Effect’ by Elle Kennedy brings in a new generation

Amarha Bridger November 17, 2023

bridgera@lopers.unk.edu “The Graham Effect” by Elle Kennedy is a new adult romance spin-off book that follows the new generation of beloved characters from the Off-Campus and Briar U series. I...

Sigma Phi Epsilon resides in Martin Hall on UNKs campus. Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

Fraternity faces third report of hazing allegations since 2022

Amarha Bridger November 10, 2023

bridgera@lopers.unk.edu A UNK fraternity is under investigation following their third hazing allegation in two years. In early October, officials at the university were made aware of a possible hazing...

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Student Senate hosts annual volleyball tournament fundraiser

Amarha Bridger October 27, 2023

bridgera@lopers.unk.edu UNK Student Senate hosted “Play it Forward” last Thursday to raise money for a local non-profit organization. The Cushing Fieldhouse brought students to get together with...

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Largest budget reduction in the last 20 years

Amarha Bridger and Jenna Heinz October 27, 2023

bridgera@lopers.unk.edu heinzj@lopers.unk.edu UNK administration is addressing a $4.3 million shortfall, $3 million of which will be reduced from the Academic Affairs division. The 2023-24 fiscal...

Students protest the budget cuts around Copeland Fountain. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Proposed budget cuts spark student-led protest (continued)

Amarha Bridger October 13, 2023

bridgera@lopers.unk.edu On Sept. 25, a draft budget proposal began circulating campus outlining potential budget cuts at UNK. The draft features proposed cuts to humanities programs such as theater,...

Wellness Center equipment gets upgrade after student requests. Photo by Amarha Bridger / Antelope Staff

Wellness Center modernizes gym with upgraded equipment

Amarha Bridger October 6, 2023

bridgera@lopers.unk.edu UNK Wellness Center installed new strength training equipment on Friday, Sept. 22. The addition of the new equipment has been a long-awaited project for the last couple of...

The pros and cons of roommates: learning to live with others

The pros and cons of roommates: learning to live with others

Amarha Bridger September 29, 2023

bridgera@lopers.unk.edu Leaving home and heading off to college can make anyone feel anxious. It’s important to find a support system to help you navigate the new environment of college. Support systems...

Students, faculty and staff await news on budget cut impacts. Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

Chancellor warns of coming budget cuts

Amarha Bridger September 22, 2023

bridgera@lopers.unk.edu UNK Chancellor, Douglas Kristensen, held a forum on Thursday to address the budget reductions coming to campus. UNK faculty, staff and students were invited to attend. UNK...

Freshman enrollment increases as total enrollment drops. Photo by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

UNK undergraduate enrollment decreases by 1.1%

Amarha Bridger September 15, 2023

UNK’s undergraduate enrollment for fall 2023 dropped 1.1% or 45 students from last year to 4,224. Freshman enrollment increased by 5.4%. UNK administration anticipated the increase in first-time freshmen. “We...

UNK is projected to face a $5.4 million budget decrease. Photo illustration by Christopher Terry

Budget cuts will hit campus across the board

Amarha Bridger September 8, 2023

Changes are coming to UNK following a budget reduction of an estimated $58 million to the University of Nebraska system. State legislature denied funding the total requested budget, leaving UNK with a...

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