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Lineup of freshman candidates for student senate

Eve Healey September 29, 2023 Each year, Student Government holds elections for any and all freshmen who are interested in joining the senate. From there, several students can campaign; two of those students...

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...

Sydney Thomason had 3 RBI’s in Saturday’s 5-2 win over Pittsburg State.

Freshman phenom addition sparks Loper softball success

GRANT TIGHE April 7, 2022 The Loper softball team is on a tear winning 13 of 15 games after starting the year 5-12. Freshman pitcher and shortstop Sydney Thomason has been crucial in UNK’s success. Last...

The total enrollment for this year was 6,275 students.

Large freshman class increases 2021-22 enrollment

CASSIE BROWN September 23, 2021
The 2021 fall semester has shown UNK its first increase in enrollment in years. Multiple factors have bumped up the student population by 0.8%.

End of Semester Column

CASSIE BROWN April 26, 2021
Writing for “The Antelope” this semester was different for me than it has been the past two semesters in which I had written. I joined the spring semester of my freshman year and have enjoyed writing articles for a little extra spending money. But this time it’s different. This time I have to write because I am a member of the class JMC 350, which also means I don’t get paid for writing this semester. That’s O.K., though, because I still gained experience in my field of interest while checking off one of the boxes on my degree audit.
Zach DeLoach invited several foreign exchange students on a trip to the Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo.

Japanese students road-trip with a new “nakama,” or friend

GRACE MCDONALD October 29, 2020 UNK freshman, Zach DeLoach, was shooting hoops outside of Mantor, when a group of international students asked him to play. They were surprised to hear DeLoach utter the...


What to expect from your freshman year at UNK

September 16, 2019

Keegan Francl Freshman year at UNK is like going through middle school all over again. It’s exciting and awkward.  You’re moved out of your previous home and surrounded by new and maybe...

Koster drives to the hoop on a pick and roll play as he draws a foul from his opponent. The true freshman currently leads the Lopers in points, rebounds and assists. UNK looks to build around Koster as one of their core players.

Koster trades touchdowns for tip-offs

December 6, 2018

True Freshman leaves the gridiron to focus on mastering the hardwood Chris Langin From 2005 until 2017, all 19 winners of the Lincoln Journal Star boy’s athlete of the year award signed with a division...

Jayden Henry

Lopers in the Spotlight

November 7, 2018

Jayden Henry Age: 18 Major: Criminal Justice Class: Freshman Hometown: Bellevue Q: Why did you choose UNK?  A: It’s small and I like that because it’s easier to navigate and there’s not...

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