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1 Brockovich gives Leopold Lecture
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
2 CME panel features Black voices
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
3 PANTHER PORTRAIT: BSU SKATE PARTY
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
4 Student hosts pop-up thrift sale
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
5 Panel addresses diversity in the workplace
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
6 Iowa braces for 2020 caucuses
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
7 NI Manager retires after 27 years
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
8 DOR preps for recontracting, updates
Cavalier--Kimberly (Student--2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
9 U.S. needs a pro-Latin America president
Rawwas--Mohammad (Marketing Faculty), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
10 CETL panel discusses indigenous student experience on UNI campus
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017), 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.
11 Fall semester sees final Final Thursday
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
12 Panthers advance to second round
Horning--Colin (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
13 Students go to Vertigo: A Go Go
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
14 'Sustainable Snacks' commends crickets
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
15 Meyers delivers laughs in 'Lobby Baby'
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
16 Panthers fall to No. 8 South Dakota State 38-7
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
17 Preview: No. 4 UNI vs No.8 South Dakota State
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
18 Analysis:top 5 UNI football players so far this season
Hansen--Patrick (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
19 Translator and author Ugarte visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
20 UNI women's soccer finishes season at Valparaiso
Kiewiet--Brielle (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
21 Panther Portrait: Rocky Horror Picture Show
Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
22 Streaming services need to revisit content renewal processes
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
23 Author Sandra Cisneros visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
24 UNI alum discusses foreign policy
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
25 Drag-A-Ganza
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
26 Panther thrash Missouri State 29-6
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
27 Panthers fall short to Evansville in final home game
Hansen--Patrick (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
28 Candidate Tom Steyer visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
29 Clothesline Project Brings awarness
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
30 IJM hosts 'Threads' thrift store
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
31 Wells' passion to mentor underprivileged youth
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
32 Former First Lady Laura Bush visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
33 Defensive end earns second MVC Player of the Week
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
34 Students compete for the crown
Mass--Emma'Le (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
35 Emmys prove awards shows' decent
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
36 UNI-Dome hosts Bands of America
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.01
9/26/2019 UNI will host a Bands of America competition. Marching bands from all over the Midwest will be arriving to compete in a variety of events. The UNI Marching Band will also be in attendance to help at the event and to perform two shows; photo.
37 Kamala Harris visits UNI
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.01
9/23/2019 Presidential hopeful, senator Kamala Harris visited UNI on her Iowan Campaign Tour. During her visit, she held a conference at the Maucker Union and invited questions from the audience. This allowed students to ask her questions about what she would do in office or what she hoped to achieve. UNI was one of her stops in eastern Iowa; photo.
38 Panther defense dominates in 13-6 win
Horning--Colin (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.06
9/23/2019 The UNI football team beat Idaho State Bengals at the UNI-Dome, 13-6. Head Coach Mark Farley praised his defense. Only one touch down happened through out the game in the third quarter by Isaiah Weston; photo.
39 STORC discusses leggings, ethics
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.04
9/23/2019 The Study of Religion Club (STORC) had its first club meeting of the year on September 18 in Bartlett Hall. The topic they discussed was leggings (the clothing) appropriate in places such as school, college campus, church, etc. There were many different perspectives at the meeting that brought about interesting discussions; photo.
40 Sweet 16 team enshrined in UNI HOF
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.01
9/23/2019 The UNI men's basketball team from 2009-2010 returned to UNI and was inducted into the UNI Athletics Hall of Fame. The Sweet 16 team made UNI history when they beat the Kansas Jayhawks in March 2010. The players were met with loud cheering and reminisced about the games they played together; photo.
41 McElvain's journey from walk-on to starting QB
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.06
9/16/2019 Will McElvain walked on to the Panther football team with the goal of eventually becoming a starter much like head coach Mark Farley. Hard work and dedication made that goal come true; photo.
42 PMB to present 'The Best of Earth Wind & Fire'
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
43 Tallgrass Prairie renamed to 'Daryl Smith Prairie'
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Lafoe--Will (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
44 WRC introduces intramural fee
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.01
9/16/2019 Recreation Services had instigated a semester fee for instrumental sports. Students are required to have a membership to play the fall, 2019-2020 semester. Many have opted to not pay the membership fee, but some have; photo.
45 Bernie Sanders rallies in West Gym
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:4, p.01
9/12/2019 Bernie Sanders came to UNI while on the campaign trail. Due to weather, the event was held in the West Gym and around 500 UNI students attended. Many students were interviewed and gave a statement to the newspaper. UNI was just one stop on Sander's Campus Tailgate Tour, a campaign trail that will allow Sanders to speak at many college campuses across the US; photo.
46 Farley puts 150th win into perspective
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:4, p.06
9/12/2019 Head football coach, Mark Farley, contemplates his history at UNI. He himself was a UNI student from 1982-1986 and was a football player just as long. He deflects every win though to everyone else that helped contribute to past victories; photo.
47 Farley notches 150th win as Panters cruise 34-14
Horning--Colin (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:3, p.01
9/9/2019 Panthers win 34-14 at UNI-Dome over the weekend versus Southern Utah. This is the 150th win for Coach Mark Farley. This achievement makes Farley the coach with the most wins in the Missouri Valley Conference's History.
48 Glee Club welcomes students in song
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:3, p.04
9/9/2019 The Varsity Men's Glee Club put on a show in Lang Hall Auditorium on September 6, 2019, to welcome back UNI students. The Glee Club played a variety of songs and was met with the audience's approval. The Glee Club also used the event as a free-will donation event to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank; photo.
49 UNI Athletics announces alcohol sales
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:3, p.01
9/9/2019 UNI Athletics is now selling alcohol at men's football and basketball games. This new initiative will only be applied to home games. Alcohol is not allowed in the student section or the TC's Kid Zone; photo.
50 McElvain's journey from walk-on to starting QB
Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.06
9/6/2019 Will McElvain told his story about how he came to UNI. The UNI QB tells about how he almost went to Iowa State and the games that he had played at the college level up to 9/16/2019. There is also a brief interview with head football coach Mark Farley.

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