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1 Letters from the editors
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020), Kirkpatrick--Kevin (Class of 2008)
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.08
11/7/2022 Gabby Leitner and Kevin Kirkpatrick share their memories of their time as former executive editors for Northern Iowan; photo.
2 UNI instructor twice accused of plagiarism seeks court review of probe
Kauffman--Clark (Iowa Capital Dispatch), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 118:43, p.1
3/24/2022 UNI instructor Gayle Pohl seeks a judicial review of UNI's decision to discipline her for allegedly violating the school's research policies; photo.
3 Montgomery: Get involved
Montgomery--Tyler (Student--2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 117:2, p.03
8/24/2020 Tyler Montgomery writes about the importance of time and the capacity of individuals to come together in ways that are full of potential; photo.
4 'Super Tuesday' leaves uncertainty
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.03
3/5/2020 The Opinion piece by Colin Horning follows Super Tuesday and the events that transpired. Out of eight democratic candidates running for president only four remain. Horning predicts that Donald Trump will have a second term, using previous presidents statistics to support this claim. Horning expresses uncertainty in who will become the democratic nominee; photo.
5 Special election raises issues of PSO
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.1
3/5/2020 The Cedar Falls City Council as previous council member Rob Green step down to pursue serving as Cedar Falls Mayor. The onlook for someone to fill the councils empty seat was voted to be Nick Taiber, but residents of Cedar Falls petitioned for an election. Taiber remained absent from the ballet due to "nasty" climate from controversy over the Public Safety Officer (PSO) Program. Large opposition from fire safety union states that PSO's do not have the safety training for fires, then putting citizens safety at risk; photo.
6 Brockovich gives Leopold Lecture
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.02
2/27/2020 Environmental Activist Erin Brockovich gave the last Leopold Lecture of the year on climate change and environmental issues.
7 NISG debate: Elle, Rachel talk platform
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:37, p.02
2/20/2020 The traditional Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) debate was not so much a debate, as the only two running for positions were Elle Boeding and Rachel Green for Student Body and Vice President. Both are asked questions by moderator Bekah Bass on what they plan to do for all students and professors on campus. Boeding brings up guidance lists for pronouns, stating that everyone should feel comfortable by using their preferred name and pronouns. Green wants to consult the Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC) throughout the academic year to make sure she is setting a strong example as a POC. stating "As a black woman, there are very little representation of me anywhere on this campus let alone NISG, we want to make sure that we do everyone proud.: Both vow to ensure that they are actually listening to students and their experiences on campus; photo.
8 Unash presents senior bassoon Recital in GBPAC
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:37, p.04
2/20/2020 Student Aaron Uniash preforms his senior bassoon recital accompanied by robin Guy, a music faculty member. Unash preformed three pieces on the bassoon. Unash grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and plans to graduate with a degree in general studies in music and after graduation homes to learn instrument repair. He would like to attend Minnesota State College for an instrumental repair program; photo.
9 CME panel features Black voices
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2022), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.01
2/17/2020 The UNI Center for Multicultural Education (CME) hosted a panel discussion with Black and African American students. This was the latest panel in the "What Your Students Want You to Know" series, which was launched in November 2019 to feature voices of UNI students from diverse populations; photo.
10 PANTHER PORTRAIT: BSU SKATE PARTY
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.04
2/17/2020 The Black Student Union (BSU) held their annual skate party in the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC). Students, faculty, and community members were able to enjoy music and skating in the basketball courts courtesy of the student organization.
11 Student hosts pop-up thrift sale
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.01
2/17/2020 After Reagan Brown started Project Ex, The College Rack was born. The College Rack is a pop-up secondhand clothing business to make thrifting and second-hand clothes shopping more accessible for UNI students; photo.
12 Panel addresses diversity in the workplace
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:34, p.02
2/10/2020 On Thursday, February 6, UNI students, faculty, and staff attended a panel discussing diversity in the workplace, held at the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) at noon. Chiquita Loveless spoke about her 23-year career in the US Navy and the challenges she overcame as a black woman in the field. The conversation turned to the role that UNI Faculty and staff can play in encouraging diversity in the classroom and workplace. Levy emphasized that building a relationship with students is essential, and Byers agreed. Levy added, however, that staff should be careful to avoid viewing barriers as deficits; photo.
13 Iowa braces for 2020 caucuses
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.02
2/3/2020 All eyes have been on Iowa as the first-in-the-nation caucus approaches. A record number (28) of Democrats have thrown their hat into the ring hoping to become the nation's delegate. The Northern Iowa listed a partial list of Democratic candidates.
14 AOC, Michael Moore stumped for Bernie
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:30, p.03
1/27/2020 United States representatives Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez and Mark Pocan visit University of Northern Iowa Maucker Union in support of Bernie Sanders, who could not attend do to the impeachment trials of President Trump. Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker supporting Sanders fallows these political figures. A main driving point for Sanders campaign was free healthcare for all that caused a lot of attention at this event; photo.
15 Dems respond to Soleimani killing
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:30, p.03
1/27/2020 Mohammed Rawwas, opinion Columnist talks about Qasem Soleimani on January 3rd by the Trump Administration. Rawwas compares the records of the different candidates and follows his moral code on who he thinks is the best candidate. Rawwas states that Bernie Sanders is the only one who has a clear anti war alignments, Rawwas says that because of this Sanders is the best candidate for them; photo.
16 Klobuchar's daughter visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:30, p.02
1/27/2020 Abigail Bessler, daughter of Minnesota senator and Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar made a brief stop at UNI while traveling across Iowa in support of her mother's campaign.Klobuchar is not able to attend Iowa campaigning due to impeachment trial of President Donald Trump. Klobuchar is pulling at 11% in Iowa; photo.
17 Buttigieg Hosts town hall
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.01
1/23/2020 Pete Buttigieg comes to campus in preparation of the Iowa caucus. Bill Dotzler state senator along Waterloo mayor Quentin Hart endorses Pete Buttigieg. Buttigieg takes a stance on gun violence, climate change, democracy, and military issues. Kody mullen, a political science major, states he was impressed with Buttigieg, convincing him to caucus for the presidential candidate; photo.
18 University to host mock caucus
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.02
1/23/2020 The political science department, American Democracy Project and Northern Iowa Student Government host a mock caucus event designed to introduce students to the caucusing process. Participants will be lead through the processes that both parties use to conduct their caucus. UNI's in the top voter turnout rate in midterm elections, the highest among the Iowa universities; photo.
19 NI Manager retires after 27 years
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:28, p.01
1/16/2020 After nearly 27 years of working at the Northern Iowan, Business Manager Michele Smith retired on January 14, 2020. A party was held in her honor at The Horny Toad on Main Street the same day for friends, family, and colleagues. Michele has been a staple at the Northern Iowan, selling ads across the Cedar Valley and offering support to her students. It is safe to say Michele left her mark on the paper and on the lives of her students.
20 DOR preps for recontracting, updates
Cavalier--Kimberly (Student--2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.02
12/30/2019 Department of Residence (DOR) has announced a number of changes and enhancements to campus living effective beginning in the fall 2020 semester. One adjustment students may have already noticed is that the recontracting process processed has been moved from November to February. By waiting until spring to start the recontracting process, it allow new students time in the fall to get adjusted to college and focus on their academics and get a better feel for where they might want to live the following year. The DOR will be adding a "mixed community" option combining first-year and upper-class students. Another notable update is the reopening of Dancer Hall.
21 U.S. needs a pro-Latin America president
Rawwas--Mohammad (Marketing Faculty), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.03
12/12/2019 On November 12, 2019, Evo Morale was deposed in a right-wing military coup that saw the fascist Jeanine Anez rise to power as the "interim president." The military coup was triggered by a report from the Organization of American States, which questioned the integrity of the recent election. No evidence was provided in the report to substantiate the claims made, and even those claims do not implicate the validity of the election. Morales was clearly the favorable option, and in any democracy, that should be honored.
22 CETL panel discusses indigenous student experience on UNI campus
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020), Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.02
12/5/2019 The UNI Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) inaugurated a new series of panels titled "What Your Students Want You to Know." Each discussion features a different group of under-represented students who want to express their concerns and addressed faculty and staff on matters regarding inclusion at UNI. UNI students and alumni of Native American heritage participated in the first panel and held an in-depth discussion over a variety of topics but one of the key points was about Native American representation on campus or the lack of; photo.
23 Fall semester sees final Final Thursday
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2022), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.04
12/5/2019 The final performance for Final Thursday Reading Series was at the Hearst Center for the Arts. This performance allowed new and interested authors to share a piece of their story, writing, song, and poetry to the general audience. The Final Thursday was lead by English professor Grant Tracy, a part of UNI faculty and a published author; photo.
24 Panthers advance to second round
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.01
12/5/2019 A slow-paced, defensive battle with UNI winning with a 17-3 victory. The Panthers played against the Toreros from the University of San Diego. The Toreros were 9-2 for the season compared to UNI's 8-4; photo.
25 Students go to Vertigo: A Go Go
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.01
12/5/2019 Over 700 people attended the Fall 2019 showcase of Vertigo. Vertigo is a performing art showcase that allows art students in art classes to present their art and expression. Vertigo was held in the Kamerick Art building and this showcase held over 50 performances; photo.
26 '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.
27 Meyers delivers laughs in 'Lobby Baby'
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.05
11/18/2019 "Late Night" host Seth Meyers released his first comedy special, "Seth Meyers: Lobby Baby," on Netflix. NI Executive Editor Gabrielle Leitner gives her take on the production.
28 Panthers fall to No. 8 South Dakota State 38-7
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.01
11/18/2019 The UNI football team, who was ranked No. 4 of the top 10 FCS teams, lost to No. 8 South Dakota State, 38-7; photo.
29 Preview: No. 4 UNI vs No.8 South Dakota State
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.06
11/14/2019 UNI is getting ready to face off South Dakota State this week. This article was about the future game this weekend and talked about strategies that could be taken and where UNI's strengths were. UNI is predicted to do great with the new offensive line coach, Ryan Clanton, and UNI's star quarterback, Will McElvain; photo.
30 Hurts Donuts opens in Cedar Falls
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.01,05
11/11/2019 Janelle and Scott Wilks co own and operate Hurts Donuts, having their grand opening Wednesday November 6th 2019. They handed out 1,200 donuts to those passing by in exchange for hugs. Janelle exclaims that Hurts provides home-made donuts in comparison to other competitors like Krispy Kreme and Dunkin Donuts; photo.
31 Panther Portrait: Band Day
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.04
11/11/2019 The Panther Marching Band hosted about 650 high school students during their half time show as the Panthers took on the Indiana State Sycamores in the UNI-Dome. They performed "Handclap" by Fitz and "Hammerhead" by The Offspring; photo.
32 Panthers cut down Sycamores 17-9
Hansen--Patrick (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.01
11/11/2019 UNI was ranked sixth in the FCS committee with a record of 6-3.The Panthers made a victory against Indiana State with a score of 17-9. The Panthers football team will travel to South Dakota to take on South Dakota State; photo.
33 Analysis:top 5 UNI football players so far this season
Hansen--Patrick (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 16:20, p.06
11/7/2019 Patrick Hansen, a sports writer at the Northern Iowan, attempts to analyze and place the top five football players for this UNI football season. Will McElvain is the freshman quarterback at number one. Isaiah Weston is the sophomore wide receiver at number two. Tyler Hoosman leads the Panther rushing attack at number three. Elerson Smith is the defensive end at number four. Finally, Jared Brinkman is the anchoring defensive line at number five; photo.
34 Translator and author Ugarte visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:20, p.01
11/7/2019 As the 2019-2020 Hearst Lecture Series hosted by the UNI Department of Languages and Literature, approximately 50 students, faculty, and community members attended the lecture held by Michael Ugarte. Urgart is a professor emeritus at the University of Missouri-Columbia. His talk focused on his research into the colonial and post-colonial relations between Spain and its African territories. He gave examples of his experience as a translator of Afro-Hispanic literature through Guinean writers; photo.
35 UNI women's soccer finishes season at Valparaiso
Kiewiet--Brielle (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:20, p.06
11/7/2019 The Panther women's soccer team ended their 2019 season with a 3-0 loss to the Valparaiso Crusaders. Both teams were fighting for a place in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. Even though the Crusaders won, the UNI Panthers out-shot their team 16 to eight. The Panther women ended their season with a 5-11 overall record and a 1-6 conference record; photo.
36 Panther Portrait: Rocky Horror Picture Show
Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:19, p.04
11/4/2019 Alpha Psi Omega overtook the Strayer-Wood Theater for the annual midnight showing of 'Rocky Horror Picture Show.' Admission was a $3 fee or three canned goods to be donated to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. The annual "auction of the virgins" was held and the Time Warp dance was performed multiple times by the excited crowd; photo.
37 Streaming services need to revisit content renewal processes
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:19, p.03
11/4/2019 Executive Editor Gabrielle Leitner wrote an opinion piece about Streaming services and how they need to revisit how they renew content. Leitner is upset that Netflix is canceling shows due to lack of viewership and no other reason. Leitern argues that viewership is not a reason to cancel or to prolong a show. She uses the NBC 'Office' as an example to clarify her point.
38 Author Sandra Cisneros visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.01
10/31/2019 Author Sandra Cisneros came to UNI as part of the 2019 Hearst Lecture Series, this year hosted by the Department of Languages and Literature. Cisneros read parts of her books and gave advice to students. One of her main talking points was to write about stuff you would like to forget, not what you remember. After her lecture, she signed copies of her books and answered student questions; photo.
39 UNI alum discusses foreign policy
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.02
10/31/2019 John Dinger, former U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia, came to UNI to hold a lecture about foreign policies. He titled it, "When Politics Trumps Expertise: Ukraine, Turkey, Syria, and Foreign Policy Making in the Trump White House." In his forum, he spoke about the inner workings of foreign policy and how ambassadors work together with the government; photo.
40 Drag-A-Ganza
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.05
10/28/2019 UNI Proud had it's annual Drag-A-Ganza on October 25 at Maucker Union; photo.
41 Panther thrash Missouri State 29-6
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.01
10/28/2019 The UNI football team, beat Missouri State, 29-6 on October 26. This was their first road win of the season and put their seasonal record at 5-3 overall; photo.
42 Panthers fall short to Evansville in final home game
Hansen--Patrick (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.06
10/28/2019 The UNI women's soccer team lost to Evansville, 1-0. The loss put their record to 5-10 overall for seventh place in the conference standings, which is currently one win short from making the conference tournament; photo.
43 Candidate Tom Steyer visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.02
10/24/2019 Presidential Candidate Tom Steyer came to UNI and held a discussion with faculty, UNI students, and community members at Maucker Union. Around 30 people were in attendance and it was a smaller gathering compared to the other rallies held at UNI. While at the meeting, Steyer asked those in attendance to tell him what they were most concerned about and then responded to them all. He shared his plans and ideas for the future; photo.
44 Clothesline Project Brings awarness
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.01
10/24/2019 The Clothesline Project has returned to UNI to help spread awareness of violence and abuse that is in our community. The Clothesline Project is an opportunity to share the stories that individuals have lived through or a friend has and to help others. This event is happening in conjunction with Relationship Violence Awareness Month; photo.
45 IJM hosts 'Threads' thrift store
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2022), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.04
10/24/2019 UNI's International Justice Mission (IJM) hosted a pop-up thrift store called "Threads" at the Maucker Union Ballroom. The goal of this activity was to not only raise funds for human trafficking but also to spread awareness of human trafficking around the world. Iowa especially has a strong human trafficking scene due to the two major interstates that run through the state with 38 cases reported in 2019 so far; photo.
46 Wells' passion to mentor underprivileged youth
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.06
10/17/2019 Brawntae Wells, a junior defensive lineman on the football team was recognized as the October Playmaker of the Month. He received this award due to his off the field passion to mentor and inspire underprivileged youth. This recognition was given out by the Institute for Sport and Social Justice. Wells works as a volunteer youth mentor with the Juvenile Court Services in Waterloo and at the Central Iowa Juvenile Detention Center. He Is currently on pace to graduate with a degree in Family Services and a minor in Criminology; photo.
47 Former First Lady Laura Bush visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.01
10/14/2019 Former First Lady, Laura Bush had a sold-out crowd at her visit to UNI at Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. President Mark Nook hosted the Q&A session; photo.
48 Defensive end earns second MVC Player of the Week
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:12, p.06
10/10/2019 UNI Football player Elerson Smith is a force to be reckoned with so far this football season. To date, he has 7.5 sacks and is a key player on defense for the football team. Author Jacob Potter interviewed Smith and head football coach Mark Farley to get their views on Smith's progression since coming to UNI. Smith also shares who inspired him so far; photo.
49 Students compete for the crown
Mass--Emma'Le (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:9, p.01
9/30/2019 Eight candidates competed for the crown at the annual Homecoming Royalty Competition, hosted by the Campus Activities Board (CAB), on September 27th, 2019, in Maucker Union Ballroom; photo.
50 Emmys prove awards shows' decent
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:8, p.04
9/26/2019 Gabrielle Leitner reviews the Emmys. Leitner describes the defaults of the Emmys and who won what and who was snubbed. She expands upon the downfall that is the Emmys and how other sources are becoming more and more popular.

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