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North entrance to the Calvin T. Library. Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

Libraries offer resources for individual, collaborative learning

Sixto Sandoval September 29, 2023 The Calvin T. Ryan Library is funded by every student at UNK. Libraries, which house centuries of learning, information, history and truth are important defenders in...

Shannon Mulhearn heads Center for Teaching Excellence. Photo by Brianna White / Antelope Staff

Center for Teaching Excellence fosters quality education

Brianna White September 29, 2023 A transformation is underway at the Center for Teaching Excellence at UNK, where the goal is to nurture a culture of high-quality education. With innovative ideas and a commitment...

Students and staff walk to boost activity and mental health. Photo by Kosuke Yoshii / Antelope Staff

UNK Daily Mile supports physical, mental health

Lucas Ratliff September 29, 2023 The UNK Health and Physical Education club hosted its monthly walk last Thursday. On the third Thursday of each month, the group meets for the UNK Daily Mile to support maintaining...

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How my language learning journey gave lifelong connections

Eve Healey September 22, 2023 From the ripe age of 14, I’ve developed an interest in studying the Spanish language. I started studying Spanish in eighth grade, and since then I’ve had it planted in my...

Chancellor Doug Christensen gives budget forum presentation. Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

A reflection of student government through budget cuts

Antelope Staff September 22, 2023

Coming into the 2023-24 academic year, UNK was faced with a $4.3 million budget shortfall. As of right now, what this means for the future of our campus is uncertain. The one thing that is certain is...

Students, faculty and staff await news on budget cut impacts. Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

Chancellor warns of coming budget cuts

Amarha Bridger September 22, 2023 UNK Chancellor, Douglas Kristensen, held a forum on Thursday to address the budget reductions coming to campus. UNK faculty, staff and students were invited to attend. UNK...

Kelly Tuttle Krahling, assistant director of student and family transitions, heads the introduction of U-Thrive. Photo by Lucas Ratliff / Antelope Staff

UNK partners with U-Thrive to teach mental health

Lucas Ratliff September 15, 2023

UNK is working with the mental health company U-Thrive to teach its curriculum in a workshop on campus. “U-Thrive was looking for some partners to pilot taking their curriculum out of a classroom...

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...

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Campus alert system should be utilized more often

Antelope Staff September 8, 2023

On Aug. 22, the Kearney Police Department investigated a report regarding a potential threat to Kearney schools and UNK. Students received an email the following day which deemed that there was no credible...

Hernan Vargas and Broghan McMaster speak with the Navigators, a campus ministry group. Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Student organization fair showcases places to belong

Corinne Smith September 8, 2023

Upbeat music from the Black Student Association’s booth drew students to the middle of campus for the Student Organization Fair last week. The event on Thursday gave students the opportunity to view...

Students and faculty both enjoyed the back to school food. Courtesy Photo

Sharing culture, perspectives over good food

Eve Healey September 8, 2023

The Black Student Association held a cookout on Aug. 30 for UNK students returning to campus. The event was held outside the Office of Intercultural Engagement and Leadership. Esther Uma, the president...

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UNK student charged for sexual assault

Brianna White September 8, 2023

Christopher Martin, a UNK student was arrested by the Kearney Police Department. The 21-year-old faces charges of two counts of first-degree sexual assault, as reported by the Kearney Police Department. Martin,...

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