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Lead Segismundo (News Editor Mitchell Lierman) laments his imprisonment.

Life Is A Dream

HANNAH LOFSHULT April 21, 2021
‘Life is a Dream’ is set to take the stage as UNK’s final mainstage performance of the year. Performances will take place April 21-24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Miriam Drake Theatre, as well as a matinee on the 25 at 2 p.m.
The new Cope Fountain features a splash pad, a change from the previous design.

You guessed it. The fountain is under construction again.

UNK’s Cope Fountain, previously a source of controversy amongst students, is getting another new look. After years under construction to construct the splash pad, students and administrators alike are saying it’s time for a water park.
‘Antigone Now’ will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Saturday March 20 in the Miriam Drake Theater. It is a modern version of the Greek play by Sophocles.

Undergraduate research project questions morality

HANNAH LOFSHULT March 17, 2021
“Antigone Now,” written by Melissa Cooper, is a play engulfed in ethical dilemmas, and it will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Saturday March 20 in the Miriam Drake Theatre. The production is directed by Samm Hanks, a senior English 7-12 education and theatre major.
Mary Joyce Storm, Rebekah Petersen, Emma Newman and Maria Klingelhoefer reach to the horizon in Hannah Petersen’s “Orthodoxy.”

UNK Dance department presents ‘Reset’ spring dance concert

HANNAH LOFSHULT March 10, 2021
The UNK Dance Department has been hard at work preparing their spring dance concert. The production featured astonishing work by faculty members as well as select students.
UNK designed the plan for West Center’s remodel, which is set to begin this spring.

West Center renovation set to create ‘collaborative environment’

West Center will get a makeover this spring. A $1 million renovation is in place to turn the nearly century-old building into a destination for students.
UNK Louie Loper

‘Life is a Dream’ to debut as first production since spring 2020

HANNAH LOFSHULT February 17, 2021
Theatre is heading back to the stage at UNK. “Life is a Dream” will be the first mainstage production since the 2020 spring semester after cancellations because of the COVID-19 virus.
UNK Louie Loper

One act performances planned after previous cancellation

HANNAH LOFSHULT February 10, 2021
The arts are alive and well during the covid-19 pandemic as the one-acts start up. Despite a delay in mainstage productions, the directing class has no intention of slowing down.
Students danced while social distancing during the Drag Showcase.

UNK’s 4th Annual Drag Showcase highlights LGBTQ community

HANNAH LOFSHULT November 5, 2020 Music shook the room as UNK’s 4th Annual Drag Showcase began Wednesday. Stars took to the stage as LGBT History Month concluded in style. The event interested many students,...

Makenzie Hinrichs, a sophomore theatre and business major, prepares for the dance concert It’s Essential March 7-8.  She creates a new movement for the piece during dance rehearsal.
Photo by Suneun Yoo

UNK to hold student dance workshop with restrictions

HANNAH LOFSHULT October 15, 2020 The UNK Student Dance Workshop will continue on as planned. The workshop, a smaller version of the spring dance concert, is made up of students and alumni from the dance composition...

Counseling services are available for students by appointment through the UNK website.

On campus resources provide mental health services

HANNAH LOFSHULT October 8, 2020  While the world faces uncertainty amidst the global coronavirus pandemic, students are facing another crisis— maintaining mental health. As the semester continues...

Theatre students performed “Marat/Sade” in March before theatre was postponed indefinitely.

The show must go on for UNK Theatre

HANNAH LOFSHULT September 10, 2020  As social distancing takes its toll on schools across the country, theatre is taking a hard hit. The UNK Theatre Department has had to think outside the box to continue...

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