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Logan Grose enjoys tossing discs at Cottonmill in Kearney. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

Disc golfer leans on ‘frolfing’ culture during pandemic 

BAILEE STERLING November 9, 2022 Like golf, but different.  Logan Grose is in his happy place when he is outdoors flinging discs toward metal chain cages. Ever since discovering disc golf in high...


It’s time to chase COVID-19 policies away into the sunset

August 19, 2022

Before the Antelope staff members left campus last spring, we published an editorial titled “2021-22: the year COVID-19 ‘disappeared.’”  We were right. According to a statement released...

Woman wearing mask

2021-22: the year COVID-19 ‘disappeared’

April 28, 2022

At this time of year, students are scurrying between classes and construction projects, studying in the library, socializing in the Nebraskan Student Union and exhausting the grass with spikeball games. Two...

Java Notes closed to accommodate pandemic precautions.

Java Notes remains frozen in time post-pandemic

April 21, 2022

The UNK student body has seen numerous changes to campus since the chaos that was the spring of 2020. Buildings were torn down, others constructed, a major renovation and name change of what we fondly...

Jaekeun Cho helps Korean students with all concerns on campus with the goal to solve problems, give advice, assist in whatever a student needs to make the most of their time on the UNK campus.
Photo by Jisoo Shim

Korean student population depletes due to pandemic

YUBIA RAMIREZ February 17, 2022 The Korean student community at UNK has depleted in recent years due to the pandemic. Holding a Korean festival is not possible with such a low number of students. Many of...

Focusing on the good news in a world of bad news

November 4, 2021

COVID-19 was once a problem in a land far, far away. Before each class, my global media literacy professor asked for us to find and discuss a news article. I skimmed past the articles about a new virus...

UNK Actors and Actresses perform “Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe” by Eric Coble.

‘Nightfall’ student actors darken stage for full season

October 7, 2021
After more than a year of performing restrictions, UNK Theatre is back with its first full season since the onset of the pandemic with “Nightfall with Edgar Allen Poe” by Eric Coble. From beating hearts to closed-in dungeons, the production touches on a number of Poe’s classic works just in time for the Halloween season.
Student Cartoon About Mask Mandate

The temporary mask mandate is meant to keep us afloat

September 23, 2021
n abolishing the mask mandate. Now, Kearney is leaning toward the COVID-19 procedures enforced by the other Nebraska universities, with a temporary mask mandate in classrooms and labs.
Mask requirements at UNK will be re-evaluated when the fall semester approaches.

UNK to require face masks in classrooms, labs

September 14, 2021

UNK students, faculty, staff and visitors will be required to wear face masks when in classrooms and labs, starting Wednesday and ending Oct. 6. Todd Gottula, the senior director of UNK Communications...

Increased course loads as well as COVID-19 induced anxiety can contribute to student burnout.

UNK Student Health reestablishes previous open door policy

ALEXIS HENRY March 17, 2021
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic there have been a number of restrictions set up on campus and around the community. In Aug. of 2020 members of UNK student Health & Counseling commented on the issue with messages about back doors being available for sick students and offering locations for students looking to get tested for the virus.
Mask requirements at UNK will be re-evaluated when the fall semester approaches.

UNK plans to loosen up on COVID-19 measures for fall

JESUS MARFILENO March 17, 2021
After three semesters of restrictions due to the pandemic, UNK hopes this fall semester can provide a sense of ‘normal’ again.
The group poses during its dance to “Fukyowaon” by Nogizaka 46 for the 20th annual Japanese Festival.

JAK presents virtual cultural experience

COVID-19 didn’t stop the Japanese Association of Kearney from holding their yearly festival. The 20th edition of this cultural experience was accessible via livestream on the organization’s Facebook page.
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