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Kaden Gilbert, telecommunications student worker, stocks a desk for Information Technology Services. Photo by Ricardo Hernandez / Antelope Staff

Offices return to Warner Hall following renovations

Rachel Ostdiek April 5, 2024

ostdiekr@lopers.unk.edu The completion of renovations in Warner Hall has brought numerous student services back to permanent locations. Over the past few weeks, several offices have transitioned from...

Randall receives needed upgrade to house increase in Freshman. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Randall Hall closes down for renovations

Rachel Ostdiek September 15, 2023

UNK continues campus improvements this semester with upgrades being made to Randall Hall. While the maintenance is somewhat minor, students will not inhabit Randall Hall for the 2023-24 academic year.  The...

The 160-meter Cushing Coliseum track was last resurfaced 21 years ago. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Cushing Coliseum undergoing renovations, resurfacing

NATHAN LOWTHER April 12, 2023

Cushing Fieldhouse is undergoing renovations to improve the safety and reputation of the facility. The project consists of resurfacing the track with a softer material, new curtains, new basketball hoops...

URS now houses the Communication, Social Work and Info-Technology departments. Photo by Grace McDonald / Antelope Staff

The Big Move: University Residences North, South welcome offices

JENNA HEINZ February 9, 2023

heinzj@lopers.unk.edu With renovations in Warner Hall and the Calvin T. Ryan Library, relocations have become common across UNK. Many of these were taken on by University Residence North and South...

Students work on producing The Antelope. Antelope Staff

Comm students get short end of the stick during renovations

October 12, 2022

The incomplete library renovation plans are putting the communication programs at risk. As of Sept. 30, the plan was to keep the east side of the Mitchell Center open for communication students during...

Too many questions, not enough answers about spring move

Too many questions, not enough answers about spring move

October 5, 2022

On publication day, the newsroom computers are lined with designers and editors sweating over AP Stylebooks, Oxford commas and hanging orphans. The stress levels rise and fall, but the team is bonded...

In the original plans, the librarys front entrance consisted of open study spaces and a service desk.

Supply chain woes, prices slow down library renovation

KOLTON MATUREY September 8, 2022

matureyk@lopers.unk.edu The Calvin T. Ryan Library and Mitchell Center renovation plans are wrapping up, but now, project managers are adjusting the final product. Due to the pandemic’s aftermath,...

Louie’s Diner is set to close after completion of the new Greek housing.

Students will rely on The Graze after Louie’s Diner closure

SHELBY BERGLUND April 21, 2022

berglunds@lopers.unk.edu The Graze replaced the Market @ 27th dining hall last summer, which increased the capacity for the students that would be moving from Martin Hall to east campus. With the renovations...

The newly-named St. Teresa of Calcutta Newman Center is building a new church.

Newman Center becomes parish, builds church

KYLIE SCHWAB February 17, 2022

schwabk2@lopers.unk.edu The Catholic Newman Center at UNK is planning to build a new and all inclusive place of worship. They hope to expand their reach across campus and within the Kearney community. UNK’s...

Students, faculty and staff are contributing to the library renovation plans. The anticipated completion date for this project is July 2024.

Campus provides feedback for Calvin T. Ryan renovations

SHELBY BERGLUND February 17, 2022

berglunds@lopers.unk.edu Meetings have started this week for students and staff to plan what kind of renovations will be done to the Calvin T. Ryan Library. The renovation is in the planning stages. “The...

The sign for the Calvin T. Ryan Library appears faded.

Mitchell Center students should be included in library decisions

February 17, 2022

Last week, a meeting was held about the Calvin T. Ryan Library renovation to gain feedback. Learning Commons representatives, library staff members, grad students and select faculty members were invited...

Antelope Hall is being repaired due to water damage.

Martin, Antelope Hall undergo renovations, repairs

ALEXIS BERNTHAL December 2, 2021

bernthala@lopers.unk.edu Notable improvements to UNK student housing are on the horizon. Construction of Martin Hall, along with a current maintenance project on Antelope Hall, are projects underway....

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