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Lopers dance in lip sync battle during homecoming festivities. Photo by Traeton Harimon / Antelope Staff

Homecoming energizes campus with games, pep rally

Antelope Staff September 29, 2023

Revealing royalty candidates at Monday’s pep rally. Painting downtown business’ windows. Dashing to beat out opponents in the Adventure Race. Putting one’s wits to the test at Loper Feud. Dancing...

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...

Don Swem, 82, clears bird nests and feathers out of the UNK Bell Tower before he retires. Photo provided by Kolton Maturey / UNK Staff

Bell Tower worker visits campus one last chime

GRACE MCDONALD October 5, 2022 Don Swem calls himself a “ding-a-ling.”  Once a year, the 82 year old harnesses himself into a cherry picker to inspect and...

Drummer seated during rock concert

LPAC replaces spring concert tradition with lively festival

AIKA HASETSU April 21, 2022 LPAC Spring Festival 2022 will be held 5-11 p.m. Thursday, April 28 on the campus greens near the fountain. The festival is sponsored by LPAC and will include music, food...

Past students devised plans for on-campus sand volleyball.

Campus needs proactive students, responsive UNK officials

February 24, 2022

Election season is upon us. We are excited to see candidates who are passionate about advocating for the UNK study body.  As campaign week revs up, we encourage the next student government team to...

A picture of noodles

Moving off of campus was the biggest contributor to improving my mental, physical health

October 28, 2021

Near the end of the fall 2020 school semester, I was faced with a very difficult decision for my future: pay a couple thousand dollars to cancel my on campus housing contract mid-semester, or decide to...

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.

Will electric scooters be making a comeback?

ALEXIS HENRY April 7, 2021
In 2019, UNK approved a contract that would allow dockless electric scooters on campus. These scooters were available for student use with a rental fee of 15 cents for every minute used.
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.
Students listening to Dr. Lindsey churchill speak at the womens conference

UNK Administration Upcoming Sessions

Administrators announced two meetings for the upcoming week to gather public feedback on university staffing concerns on Thursday and on campus respect and inclusion on Sunday. Community input will be considered in the administration’s upcoming decisions.
UNK Louie Loper

Tensions across campus coming to a head

March 10, 2021
Spring is right around the corner, but spring break is nowhere to be found.
commuter permit parking sign

Students weigh pros, cons of off-campus housing

ALEXIS HENRY March 4, 2021
When students move away from home, most must make the decision of where to live as a semi-independent young adult. UNK students have two basic options, living on or off campus.
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