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Loper Report 2/29/24

Antelope Staff March 1, 2024

This episode of Loper Report covers UNK Basketball, Senior Day, UNK Softball Home Opener PLUS Loper Athlete of the Week! Featuring Ethan McCormick and Lily Roby. Visit The Antelope YouTube page for...

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Student election promotes healthy competition

Antelope Staff March 1, 2024

Last year’s student body president and vice president candidates, Temo Molina and Ethan Cianco, were uncontested. While students still voted, the positions were almost guaranteed to be theirs as there...

UNKs Winston Cook uses the glass on a contested layup during the Lopers home game against Newman this season. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Senior ending career on late-season surge

Sam Herbek March 1, 2024 Fifth year senior forward Winston Cook has been playing basketball for as long as he can remember. With only one more game remaining in Cook’s college career, his goal is to...

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UNK unveils new brand campaign, slogan

Sydney Tisthammer March 1, 2024 The UNK marketing team released its new brand campaign, “Power of the Herd”. A new slogan, logo and graphics are now available to the public. Creative professionals...

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‘Phishing’ messages flood student, faculty email

Gisell Torres March 1, 2024 UNK has found itself in a cybersecurity problem as phishing emails targeting students and faculty have been more common in recent weeks.   According to the Federal Trade...

Students gather for a presentation, Study Abroad Information Session, during World Language Week. Photo by Lucas Ratliff / Antelope Staff

World Language Week encourages students to explore languages, cultures

Lucas Ratliff March 1, 2024 The Languages Department of the Nebraska Department of Education organizes a World Language Week once a year at UNK. This week has at least one event per day celebrating or educating...

Lopers Speak: What is one thing you can’t leave home without?

Antelope Staff February 26, 2024

  Estefano Paez Business, Senior "I would say probably my glasses because otherwise, I wouldn’t be able to see at all."         Bethany Rother Theatre...

UNKs Halle Duft and Shiloh McCool get set on defense during the Lopers 85-57 loss to Pittsburg State Saturday.

Pittsburg State spoils Senior Day

Jon Willis February 24, 2024 The Loper basketball teams honored their seniors on Saturday afternoon, welcoming in Pittsburg State for Senior Day. The women fell 85-57, while the men lost 90-64. The Pittsburg...

UNKs budget cuts were announced in November 2023 and approved by the Board of Regents this February. Photo by Jenna Heinz / Antelope Staff

Board of Regents eliminates majors in wake of budget cuts

Rachel Ostdiek February 23, 2024 The University of Nebraska Board of Regents met on Feb. 9 to vote on the discontinuation of three bachelor’s degree programs at UNK. The eight regents unanimously voted to...

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‘Barista’s Daily Grind’ drinks taste just as good as they look

Chase Johnson February 23, 2024 If you want a place to sit, chill and do homework while drinking an amazing coffee or energy drink, Barista’s Daily Grind coffee shop is the perfect place to be.  It is...

Shiloh McCool lofts a shot over a Newman defender. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Senior leaves lasting impact on young Lopers

Jon Willis February 23, 2024 Shiloh McCool enters her final home weekend as a Loper. She has put together a memorable career in her five years as a Loper.  The redshirt fifth year forward has moved into...

Lea Burkey, cashier at The Graze, has been a cashier in the food industry for 19 years. Photo by Shelby Berglund / Antelope Staff

Dining hall cashier knows students by name

Sydney Tisthammer February 23, 2024 Lea Burkey is the highlight of The Graze dining experience for many students. The dining hall cashier has an outgoing personality that is unforgettable to others around her.  Burkey...

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