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1 Legaspi says farewell as CL editor
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:33, p.05
2/6/2022 Sophia Legaspi, Campus Life Editor reflects on her time at UNI and her position for the Northern Iowan. She thanks those that influenced her and gives insight to what inspires her; photo.
2 Virtual fair offers opportunities
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:8, p.07
9/14/2020 Students attend the spring 2020 Career Fair. This fall, due to COVID-19, The Career Fair will be held virtually; photo.
3 'MountainFilm' comes to UNI
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:42, p.4
3/9/2020 MountainFilm on Tour along with the Film Apperception Club and Green Project hosted an even in Kamerick Art Building. The event showcased a wide variety of films from rock climbing, snowboarding, and beekeeping.
4 Panther Portrait: Job & Internship Fair
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:37, p.02
2/20/2020 UNI's semi annual Career Fair took place in the McLeod Center. Students were able to meet with over 170 potential jobs, internships, graduate opportunities and job opportunities. Some job recruiters give insight on how to present yourself to a potential employer. UNI Career services provides resources for students seeking employment; photo.
5 "Black History: A Musical Journey"
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.05
2/17/2020 The one-night-only program was in honor of Black History Month served as a celebration of black musical artists throughout American history and showcased the talented voices of current UNI students; photo.
6 Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series performs
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.05
2/17/2020 The music students performed in the McElroy Lobby of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) as part of the Northern Iowa Bach Cantata Series on February 15; photo.
7 A tale of two English professors
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:35, p.05
2/13/2020 UNI English Professors Jim O'Loughlin and Julie Husband met as doctoral students at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo in September of 1992. O'Loughlin was drawn to Husband because of her intelligence and warmth. Husband was drawn to O'Loughlin because of the kind way he interacted with people including her nephews. Few people enjoy working and learning alongside their partner, but this couple has done so for over 20 years.
8 Black History Month with BSU
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Johnson--Alex (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.04
2/3/2020 UNI's Black Student Union (BSU) has prepared events honoring Black History Month through the month of February.
9 A very happy jazz performance
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:30, p.04
1/27/2020 Christopher's Very Happy Band (CVH.B) preformed in Russell Hall's Bengtson Auditorium featuring jazz compositions from their second album. The bands intention is to make jazz a comfortable listening experience for all. CVH.B's band members consist of Christopher Merz, Mike Conrad, both UNI Music Staff and UNI Alumni. Guest appearances from Drew Morton and Dave Teide. Dakota Anderson, music education senior and UNI percussion instructor Matthew Andrenid also preformed; photo.
10 Packing the Dome for MLK Day
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.01
1/23/2020 Around 1,500 volunteers gathered at the UNI-Dome on Martin Luther King Jr. National Day of Service. The year before Northwest Iowa Food Bank packed and provided over 125,000 bags, this attendance is double of what last years was. All of the UNI athletics joined in on the volunteer day. The event was held in the UNI-Dome rather then Maucker Union due to to John Deere sponsoring the event; photo.
11 Library exhibit explores WWI impact
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:28, p.05
1/16/2020 A special exhibition titled "World War I: Lessons and Legacies" is on display in the Rod Library Learning Commons now through Saturday, February 15. A series of eight posters explore the history of the war and its legacy in the United States. The poster exhibit appears courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, National Museum of American History, and is funded by the U.S. World War I Centennial Commission and Smithsonian Women's Committee. Several World War I artifacts are on display from the UNI Museum, along with documents and photos from Special Collections and University Archives. Two lectures will be hosted, both in LIB 301. One given by Associate History Professor Emily Machen the other by Associate History Professor Thomas Connors.
12 Students de-stress before finals
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.01
12/12/2019 Finals approach UNI and the Student Wellness Services hosted their bi-annual De-Stress Days at Maucker Union. Students have the opportunity to color, do puzzles, write positive notes, etc. At the Rod Library, students have the opportunity to gather at the Learning Commons and meet P.E.T. P.A.L.S. P.E.T. P.A.L.S. is a service that trains emotional support and service animals. They will be bringing service animals trained specifically to relieve stress to Rod Library so that students can interact with them; photo.
13 B.F.A. students present group exhibition
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:26, p.05
12/9/2019 Artwork by six students seeking their Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) degrees is on display at the UNI Gallery of Art from now until December 19. An opening reception was held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 5; photo.
14 Maximize your time over break
Bradford--Megan (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.03
12/5/2019 This editorial review was more of a self-help article about what you should do over break and how it should be a relaxing time. Author Megan Bradford wrote many examples and ideas that students can do over the break to make the most of their time; photo.
15 Panther Portrait: The SingPins
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.05
12/5/2019 The SingPins performed in the lobby of the Schindler Education Center. The a capella group's song selections included "Superstition," Hooked on a Feeling," "Something Stupid," "Death of a Bachelor," "Cecilia," "For the Longest Time," and "Somebody to Love"; photo.
16 Dorm-friendly Thanksgiving recipes
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:24, p.05
11/21/2019 The Northern Iowan came together and put out three of their favorite holiday recipes. The best part was that each dish could easily be made in the dorms with no cooking appliances necessary. The recipes were Pumpkin Parfaits, Cranberry Feta Pinwheels, No-Bake Ginger Cookies. and Spinach Artichoke Dip.
17 Panthers get a 'Taste of Culture'
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:24, p.01
11/21/2019 The Office of International Programs and International Students and Scholars Office hosted "A Taste of Culture" at the Maucker Union Ballroom. The event represented over 35 different cultures at the event. While sampling food and experiencing cultures, visitors had the opportunity to witness cultural demonstrations and performances during the event; photo.
18 'Sustainable Snacks' commends crickets
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.04
11/18/2019 The UNI Student Nature Society hosted a "Sustainable Snacks" event featuring Iowa cricket farmer, Becky Herman on November 14, 2019; photo.
19 ISSO collecting winter clothing donations
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.01
11/14/2019 Winter is almost upon UNI and to help international students that underestimated the Midwestern winters, the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) is holding a winter clothes drive. The ISSO is asking for gently used winter clothing. Isabela Varela, the director of the ISSO, brings up the financial burden that winter clothes cost and how most exchange students are only at UNI for a semester; photo.
20 Mertz is raw and real in 'Hi God'
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.04
11/11/2019 Graduate student Grace Mertz explored the intersection of faith and academia in her one-woman show, "Hi God". After the show, audience members were invited to write their own letters to be added to a display in the corner of the Interpreters Theatre; photo.
21 PMB Live
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.05
11/11/2019 The UNI Panther Marching Band (PMD) presented its annual end of season concert. The Panther Marching Band was joined by The Forest City High School. Through out the event students received various rewards; photo.
22 'Hi God' to juggle knowlage, faith
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:20, p.05
11/7/2019 Grace Mertz is a graduate student at UNI specializing in auto-ethnographic performance. For her thesis, she had written a one-(wo)man play about her life as an undergrad and graduate student and how writing letters to God has helped her. Mertz hopes that her play will help other academics see that religion can have a place in academics and can also be a good influence opposed to the usual negative lens that most academics see through.
23 Barn Happy Business built from faith
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.04
10/31/2019 This article was an in-depth analysis and interview with Kris Boettger, owner of the small business Barn Happy. Barn Happy is a lunch spot, coffee bar, and gift shop just five minutes from UNI. It has won the Iowa Tourism Award for Outstanding Retail Experience; photo.
24 Fast Forward trains in digital media
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.04
10/28/2019 UNI's digital media program hosted its 15th annual Fast Forward workshop on October 25th. College and high school students from across the state heard from nearly 30 industry experts, including keynote speaker and UNI alum, Ben Hagarty.
25 ISSO panel discusses transitions
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.02
10/28/2019 On October 23, Isabela Varela, director of the International Students and Scholars Office, gave a presentation about teaching international students. The presentation offered advice for teachers to better assist international students in the classroom; photo.
26 Women's Chorus, Glee Club perform
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.04
10/24/2019 The UNI Women's Chorus and UNI Varsity Glee Club performed a Spotlight Series concert at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). Both sections sang a wide variety of songs with both groups doing a piece in Spanish in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. At the end of the performance, John Wiles, director of the Glee Club, stood up and invited audience members to join either group; photo.
27 Panther Portrait: Howl O' Ween Pet Parade
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.04
10/21/2019 The Cedar Falls downtown District hosted its second annual Howl O' Ween Pet Parade on October 19th, 2019. The event benefited the American Cancer Society; photo.
28 UNI hosts Family Weekend 2019
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.05
10/21/2019 UNI Family Weekend 2019 took place from October 18th to the 20th, with an opening reception held on Saturday morning; photo.
29 Latinx Showcase
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.05
10/14/2019 Latinx students shared talents and culture on October 11th at the Latinx Showcased hosted by UNIdos in Lang Hall Auditorium; photo.
30 Panther Portrait: Orange Party
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.05
10/14/2019 UNI Dance Marathon hosted an "Orange Party" on October 10th, 2019 on the Wellness and Recreation Center basketball courts; photo.
31 Rachel Bearinger drops debut album
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:12, p.01
10/10/2019 Rachel Bearinger released her debut album on September 20th, 2019, and did an exclusive interview with the Northern Iowan. This is Bearinger's first album and it features herself and many other current and former UNI students. She was inspired by her family and life experience and each song was a collaboration.
32 Fortepan Iowa wheat-pastes past
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.01
10/8/2019 College Hill wheat-pasting project was completed. Five images, that were pulled from Fortepan Iowa, an online archive of digitized photos based in Rod Library, were pasted onto exterior walls of three buildings on College Hill.
33 Fortepan Iowa wheat-pastes past
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.01
10/7/2019 Three buildings on College Hill have a new look after a wheat-pasting project was completed last week. Volunteer crews pasted five huge images onto the exterior walls in the district on Thursday, October 5, and Friday, October 4. The images were taken from Fortepan Iowa, an online archive of digitized photos based in Rod Library that launched in 2015. Photos in the Iowa archive , all of which are donated, are carefully curated to represent everyday life in Iowa in the 19th and 20th centuries; photo.
34 Homecoming Picnic 2019
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:10, p.04
10/3/2019 Rain caused UNI's annual Homecoming Picnic to take place in Maucker Union.
35 9th annual Pear Fair and College Hill Oktoberfest
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:9, p.05
9/30/2019 The ninth annual Pear Fair and Oktoberfest took place on College Hill. The Pear Fair showcased about 20 Iowa and Midwest vendors selling handmade artwork, crafts, gifts, and more. The Oktoberfest featured live music, a beard contest sponsored by Chad's Pizza, Hammerschlagen, and beer; photo.
36 Jepson Forum on immigration and tariffs
Mass--Emma'Le (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:9, p.01
9/30/2019 The annual Jepson Forum took place inside Schindler Education Center on September 26th, 2019, and honored Lawrence Jepson, an immigrant from Denmark by discussing immigration and tariffs; photo.
37 Keep the light on for Banned Books Week
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:8, p.01
9/26/2019 Banned Books Week has returned to UNI with multiple displays around campus. Banned Books are books that are taken out of circulation and off of shelves at public and school libraries when a complaint is made. Usually, these books involve controversial themes or LGBTQ+ themes; photo.
38 Panther Portrait: Open Melt Day
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.04
9/23/2019 The UNI Metal Casting Center (MCC) hosted their fall "Open Melt Day." This open house gave students the opportunity to watch faculty and students melt aluminum and be put into castes. President Mark Nook, the Student Body President, Jacob Levang, and other officials were also in attendance; photo.
39 Constitution Day Address confronts slavery's legacy
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Rublaitus--Lindy (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.01
9/19/2019 UNI and Cedar Vally community members crowded into the Great Hall of the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) on September 16 to hear Nikole Hannah-Jones deliver the UNI 2019 Constitution Day Address. Hannah-Jones told the audience she would "be going a bit rogue" and would not be speaking on school segregation, but instead on the 1619 project. After the lecture, there was a 20-minute question-and answer-session with Hannah-Jones.; photo.
40 Study Abroad Fair
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.05
9/19/2019 UNI held it's Study Abroad Fair in the Maucker Union Ballroom. Many booths were present highlighting capstone courses and semester opportunities around the world. Students had a chance to win a study abroad scholarship and to apply or renew their passports at the fair; photo.
41 PMB to present 'The Best of Earth Wind & Fire'
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.04
9/16/2019 On September 21, 2019, the Panther Marching Band (PMB) will perform an Earth, Wind, & Fire halftime show in the UNI Dome during the football game against Idaho State. With 516 members, PMB is the largest student organization at UNI. According to the PMB website, students represent 79 different majors, with over one-third of its membership being non-music majors. The show will be performed in collaboration with BYOBrass, a UNI based band founded in 2017.
42 Tallgrass Prairie renamed to 'Daryl Smith Prairie'
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Lafoe--Will (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.04
9/16/2019 During the "Prairie Rendezvous" event to celebrate the retirement of Dr. Daryl Smith, the Tallgrass Prairie was renamed after him. Many speakers spoke at the Rendezvous, such as President Mark Nook. The prairie was also one of the first reconstructed prairies in Iowa; photo.
43 Constitution Day Address confronts slavery's legacy
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Rublaitus--Lindy (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.01
9/9/2019 Investigative Reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones came to UNI to speak at the Constitution Day Adress. Her speech promoted the 1619 Project and spoke about the serious issue that America faces concerning racism and the legacy of slavery. She pointed out certain laws that were in place years before her birth that hindered her parents and she pointed out the hypocrisy of how African-Americans were treated in the founding of America to present day and the liberties they and other minorities are denied due to their skin tone, sex, occupation, and sexual orientation.
44 Panther Portrait: Get Social @Rod
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:3, p.05
9/9/2019 Rod Library held a building-wide event on September 4, 2019. Each department at Rod held their own information sessions and/or events that highlighted their departments' functions. Students and faculty were welcome to attend; photo.
45 Making connections at the Volunteer Fair
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:2, p.05
9/5/2019 Many students stopped by the Volunteer Fair to meet with over 40 nonprofit organizations at Maucker Union; photo.
46 CME launches year with BBQ
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.06
8/29/2019 The Center of Multicultural Education held their beginning of the school year event at Maucker Union on August 26, 2019. They held a BBQ and a host of other food from different cultures. President of UNI, Mark Nook, attended the event and was happy to see the campus full of people/students once more. Other foundations and campus organizations attended the event and spoke of the up coming school year fondly.
47 Get Social @ Rod Library
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.07
8/29/2019 Rod Library and The Learning Center invite students to "Get Social @ Rod Library" on Wednesday, September 4 in the Learning Commons from 3:30 to 5:30 pm. The event offers opportunities to win prizes, meet library staff, and learn about library resources. Throughout the afternoon, the Book Bistro will be offering free cookies, coffee, and Coca Cola product samples. The Digital Media Hub will also be demonstrating equipment that is available for checkout. This event is equivalent to Rod Library's usual "Rock the Stacks" event from previous years.
48 Panther Portrait: Maucker Union Live
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.8
8/29/2019 UNI Now was held on Thursday, August 22, 2019. This was an event to welcome new and the few returning students that were on Campus. There was painting, games, music, and performances put on by UNI clubs; photo.
49 Welcome Back
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018), UNI Athletics
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.01
8/29/2019 Students that work at the Northern Iowan share advice to new/returning UNI students. The student editors are the ones that answer the question or give advice.
50 Hagemann secretary retires after 2 decades
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:54, p.04
5/2/2019 After two decades of service Clarine "Louie," Hartman retires and offers words of wisdom.


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