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Jess, played by Kerron Stark, comforts Chelsea, portrayed by Christina Spillman. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Play offers support for young people in abusive relationships

Rachel Ostdiek March 1, 2024

ostdiekr@lopers.unk.edu Omaha-based nonprofit organization, “Respect”, came to UNK last week to promote healthy dating relationships. “Respect” is formed of professional actor-educators who...

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Prioritize yourself: mental health at the start of a new semester

Gisell Torres February 9, 2024

torresg@lopers.unk.edu As you are starting to create a daily routine within the first couple weeks of the new semester, there is one crucial aspect that may get pushed off. In between the lectures,...

Jenny Roush explains ways to help prevent breast cancer. Photo by Kosuke Yoshii / Antelope Staff

Breast cancer awareness: self-examine, seek support

Emily Trotter October 27, 2023

trottere2@lopers.unk.edu October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. On Oct. 9, Sigma Lambda Gamma and CHI Health hosted a Breast Cancer Awareness presentation on campus for students to attend. The...

Healthcare students visit Columbus Community Hospital. Courtesy of Peggy Abels

Support healthcare students now to end worker shortage

April 27, 2023

Healthcare workers are the ones powering through 10-12 hour shifts — sometimes longer. They’re the ones who carry the burdens of patients on their aching backs and feet. They study countless hours...

Men strut down the 26th Street mall walkway in high heels. Photo provided by Kylie Schwab / Antelope Staff

Lopers march for gender equality at ‘A Walk in Her Shoes’

FAITH WILLETS October 25, 2022

willetsfi@lopers.unk.edu Faculty, staff and students gathered at Cope Fountain to stand up against toxic masculinity. At “A Walk in Her Shoes” men strutted in high heels with other participants...

Students left positive notes at the Messages of Hope event. Photo provided by Kolton Maturey / Antelope Staff

Suicide Prevention Week promotes peer outreach

KOLTON MATUREY September 14, 2022

matureyk@lopers.unk.edu For Suicide Prevention week, McKenna’s Rae of Hope and Student Health showed their support to the mental health and wellness for students. On Tuesday morning, they hosted...

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Don’t underestimate the power of a good professor

April 21, 2022

I’ve always had a passion for learning. I love the excitement of pursuing a new hobby or skill and growing within that field. It is really rewarding for my hard work to pay off in this way.  That...

The student section in the north end zone is often empty due to the lack of participation.

Sports teams are finding success, but students are lacking support

November 18, 2021

It’s been a year of success for UNK athletics. With the football team making the playoffs for the first time in 10 years and the volleyball team on a winning streak, there hasn’t been a fall sports...

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