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UNK students can enjoy the new blue and yelllow chairs that have been added to campus.

Campus beautification provided for students by students

JAKEB LARSON April 21, 2021
Bright new blue and yellow chairs appeared outside of the Nebraskan Student Union last month as part of an ongoing campus beautification effort. These chairs give students new places outside to enjoy the nice weather and chat with friends.
The exhibit captures the border’s humanitarian crisis, with each tag marking the death of a migrant — many of whom crossed.

Hostile Terrain 94 exhibit reflects policy ramifications

JAKEB LARSON April 14, 2021
The Hostile Terrain 94, a participatory art project sponsored by the Undocumented Migration Project (UMP), a non-profit research-art-education-media collective, is being displayed in the Calvin T. Ryan Library April 1-20. The exhibit shows the struggles of those who have tried to immigrate to the U.S.
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion supports Asian students during hate crimes.

Discrimination, Asian hate addressed on campus

JAKEB LARSON April 7, 2021
Ever since the start of COVID-19 hate and discrimination toward members of the Asian and Pacific Islander communities has been on the rise. In the past several weeks, there has been an increased national awareness of anti-Asian hate crimes following several mass-shootings in Atlanta targeting Asian citizens.
Tunnels under UNK contain secrets of secret society

Tunnels under UNK contain secrets of secret society

JAKEB LARSON April 1, 2021
Underneath the G.W. Frank House are tunnels that connect to other buildings on the university campus. During a tuberculosis epidemic in the 1900s, these underground passages were created to connect the hospital to campus. This hospital was repurposed, known today as West Center, but the tunnels remain as relics to a darker time.
UNK Louie Loper

Five ways to unwind mid-semester without a spring break

JAKEB LARSON March 17, 2021
This year, UNK students don’t have a spring break to look forward to, so we must find other ways to recharge between classes without a week off. To help with stress relief, students can participate in activities to help them relax.
Truman Lauck, Alyssa Hartman, and Dawson Jurado won first place at the event.

Two tiebreakers needed at LPAC decades trivia night

JAKEB LARSON March 10, 2021
The Loper Programming Activities Committee held a decades-themed trivia night Feb. 26. Contestants answered questions about history and pop culture from 1960-2010.
The Crafty Dog is located at 1325 2nd Ave Suite A in Kearney.

The Crafty Dog isn’t your average sports bar

JAKEB LARSON March 4, 2021
In college there are some meals that qualify as necessities, such as instant ramen, TV dinners, cereal and mac and cheese. For those who enjoy mac and cheese, The Crafty Dog is definitely a restaurant to check out.
Increased course loads as well as COVID-19 induced anxiety can contribute to student burnout.

Technology is changing the education system

JAKEB LARSON March 4, 2021
Ever since the creation of the internet, technology has grown in all parts of society, including education. Now students carry laptops with them to classes and public schools are starting to provide laptops for students. Students use computers for taking notes, completing assignments and conducting research. The internet is helpful, but it shouldn’t be something students rely on too much.
The final weeks of WandaVision will bring the show to its dramatic conclusion.

Disney+ original ‘WandaVision’ attracts Marvel fans

JAKEB LARSON February 17, 2021
One of Disney Plus’s first Marvel original series, WandaVision is the start of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s phase four. Beginning a few weeks after the events of Avengers: Endgame, Avengers Wanda Maximoff (Elizebeth Olson) and Vision (Paul Bettany) find themselves married, living the perfect suburban dream in the 1960’s — but not everything is as it seems.
Everest Fusion is located between Target and Hyvee off of 2nd Avenue.

Everest Fusion perfect dinner choice for winter season

JAKEB LARSON November 18, 2020
We are getting to the time of year when the temperature is getting cold and where warm or spicy food is something on a lot of people’s minds, and for good reason. Food with a little heat to it is really comforting when it is freezing outside.
UNK Louie Loper

‘Among Us’ multiplayer video game gains mass popularity

JAKEB LARSON November 12, 2020 “Among Us,” released in 2018, is a mobile game that recently gained massive popularity over the past few months. Its explosion in popularity was kickstarted by Twitch Streamers...

Students competed against each other for a cash prize by carving pumpkins. The winners recieved $300, $200, and $100.

PUNKin carving event collects food for Loper Pantry

JAKEB LARSON November 5, 2020 Last week the Art and Design Department and the College of Arts and Sciences held a pumpkin carving competition. The organizers of the event, which was open to both students...

Photo by Saeed Adyani, Netflix ‘Ratched’ is a prequel to Ken Keesy’s novel ‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.’

‘Ratched’ perfect series to binge for Halloween

JAKEB LARSON October 15, 2020 “October isn’t only the month for pumpkin flavored foods— it is also the time to watch thrilling and scary movies and TV shows.  “Ratched” definitely falls...

Trivia night provided many laughs for all contestants.

LPAC Trivia night attracts students, faculty

JAKEB LARSON September 24, 2020 Last Friday, the  Loper Programming Activities Council held a trivia night in the Nebraska Student Union. For social distancing purposes, the teams gathered in the seating...

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