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Students clean the front lawn of the Kearney Womens Club. Photo by Mariah Watson / Antelope Staff

Over 500 Lopers volunteer across Kearney for Big Event

Mariah Watson May 16, 2023

On April 22, over 570 students participated in the Big Event, a student-run community service project. Volunteers served at 80+ sites in Kearney during the morning-long event organized by UNK Student Government.   The...

Nicole Kent presents student research about medical costs. Mariah Watson / Antelope Staff

Loper alumna makes a difference in rural health care

MARIAH WATSON April 27, 2023

Nicole Kent grew up in a town of less than a thousand people and is now pursuing a career in rural medicine. The Benkelman native is an accomplished UNK alumni and current UNMC College of Medicine...

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Job search: It’s OK to not be employed following graduation

MARIAH WATSON April 12, 2023 When I tell people I’m a senior in college, the first thing they ask is what I’m planning to do after I graduate. My answer is the same every time, “to be determined.” With...

Predictable ending to “The Bachelor” most mediocre season yet

Predictable ending to “The Bachelor” most mediocre season yet

MARIAH WATSON April 6, 2023 Season 27 of “The Bachelor” wrapped up on March 27 with a three-hour live finale. For weeks, viewers have been watching Zach Shallcross’s journey to find love, which...

UNK becomes a wet campus. Photo by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

New policy embraces spelling drunk with UNK

MARIAH WATSON April 1, 2023 Effective immediately, a change to UNK’s alcohol policy will turn the university into a wet campus. Anyone age 21 years or older is allowed to consume alcoholic beverages...

Prospective high school students listen to a presentation on Sorority and Fraternity Life. Photo by Mariah Watson / Antelope Staff

High school students learn about fraternity and sorority life at Greek Preview Day

MARIAH WATSON March 23, 2023 38 high school seniors and their family members attended UNK’s Greek Preview Day on March 7. The event was hosted at Martin Hall by Fraternity & Sorority Life in conjunction...

Girl power: 5 ways to celebrate Women’s History Month

Girl power: 5 ways to celebrate Women’s History Month

MARIAH WATSON March 9, 2023

Antelope Staff March is Women’s History Month, dedicated to celebrating women’s contributions and achievements throughout history. International Women’s Day, a global holiday for focusing...

Waka Waka unites gamers and ice cream lovers. Photo by Mariah Watson / Antelope Staff

Waka Waka Ice Cream Parlor and Arcade offers creamy treats

MARIAH WATSON March 2, 2023 Stepping into Waka Waka Ice Cream Parlor and Arcade was like taking a time machine back to the 1980s. Located in north Kearney, right next door to Axe Holes, Waka Waka’s...

Beating the winter blues

Beating the winter blues

MARIAH WATSON February 16, 2023 Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, which is unfortunate news for people, such as me, that struggle with the winter blues or seasonal affective disorder. According...

Chick-fil-A temporarily closed due to a kitchen malfunction. Photo by Nate Lilla / Antelope Staff

Technical difficulties cause Chick-fil-A closure

MARIAH WATSON February 9, 2023 Chick-fil-A, in the Nebraskan Student Union, was closed for a week due to technical difficulties. The fire safety system continuously malfunctioned, which then knocked out...

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