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Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)

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1 New businesses grace Cedar Valley
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 10
5/1/2014 Features new businesses located around Cedar Falls.
2 Shuttle running out of steam
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.1
4/28/2014 UNI's Panther Shuttle may be in jeopardy next year. For the past three years funding has been $30,000 in the red according to Thomas Madsen, former NISG president. The complexes have not signed the revised contracts to pay for advertising on the shuttle.
3 Madsen reflects on student services fee decision
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.1
4/14/2014 Thomas Madsen and Blake Findley approved the Board of Regents' request to remove $25 of funding for athletics from the General Education Fund. This money will be converted to the Student Services Fee fund. Some argue this may not be the right decision.
4 BOR holds spending review forum at UNI
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.1
4/10/2014 The UNI community had the opportunity to meet representatives from Deloitee Consulting firm. The firm was hired by the Board of Regents to help Iowa's universities spend money more efficiently.
5 Saving lives: Phi U hosts suicide prevention walk
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:48, p.1
4/7/2014 UNI's branch of Phi Upsilon Omicron hosted their first Out of the Darkness Walk. Phi U is a national honor society in family and consumer sciences. They were able to raise nearly $6000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
6 Ukraine's effect on UNI analyzed
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.1
3/27/2014 Professors from the history and political science departments gave presentations on the situation in Ukraine.
7 Gartman, Andersen win presidential election
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:41, p.1
3/3/2014 Kevin Gartman and Paul Andersen won the NISG presidential election. Kevin and Paul are planning on educating themselves about their new positions with help from the current NISG president and vice president; photo.
8 NISG tries cutting course packet costs
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:41, p.1
3/3/2014 Northern Iowa Student Government is making an effort to cut costs by not charging students for course packets. They feel that students should not have to pay for material that is not protected under copyright.
9 Panthers storm the capitol
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.1
2/27/2014 Many UNI students and faculty when to the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines for the second annual UNI Day at the Capitol. They were able to tell stories about the people at UNI to show the representatives UNI's impact on Iowa.
10 Iowa rivers are choking gulf waters
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:39, p.1
2/24/2014 Professor Mohammad Iqbal is investigating the Cedar River to find out how local agricultural practices are affecting water pollution in the Gulf of Mexico. The Iowa Nutrient Research Center recently approved this project.
11 UNI groups bond over Times trivia
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:39, p.1
2/24/2014 The New York Times sponsored a trivia night at UNI. Groups from all over campus came together to compete for the grand prize of $125. Many students and faculty enjoyed bonding throughout the night; photo.
12 NISG candidates vie for office
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.1
2/20/2014 A Northern Iowa Student Government debate was held for the presidential candidates in the upcoming election. Corey Cooling and his running mate Eric Boisen discussed current issues with Kevin Gartman and his running mate Paul Andersen; photo.
13 Cedar Falls crime rate drops in 2013
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:35, p.1
2/10/2014 Crime rates in Cedar Falls have dropped 12.1 percent since 2012. Captain Jeff Sitzmann of the Cedar Falls Police Department attributes the decrease both to Cedar Falls citizens and to the nature of crime.
14 Regents discuss audits and faculty resignations
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:35, p.1
2/10/2014 Student organizations, intramurals, and sports clubs at UNI are being audited to make sure they are operating as they should. President Ruud is confident the audit will help the university's organizations.
15 Sen. Hatch starts new campaign
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.1
2/6/2014 As re-election season comes closer, Senator Jack Hatch has joined the race for governor. He believes that there needs to be more focus on funding for higher education. He supports Branstad's initiatives to help veterans, and wants to expand them.
16 Proposed center to study various university issues
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.3
2/3/2014 A group of UNI staff members recently presented plans for a proposed Center for the Study of Undergraduate Education to Faculty Senate. The center has not been approved yet, but the group has begun a research project.
17 Branstad hopes to draw incoming veterans to Iowa
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.1
1/30/2014 Governor Terry Branstad hopes to bring more veterans into the state of Iowa through Home Base Iowa Initiative. This includes offering veterans and their families in-state tuition and having military pensions exempt from state income tax.
18 Gas tax stalls in Iowa legislature before starting
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:30, p.1
1/23/2014 The proposed Iowa gas tax would be used by the Department of Transportation to fix roadways and bridges. Many road projects are not receiving funding, and the tax may fix this problem. Some fear that the tax could have a negative impact in this economy.
19 UNI voices: How can students most effectively prepare for finals?
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.6
12/13/2013 Students and faculty answer the question "How can students most effectively prepare for finals?".
20 African Union seeks to educate UNI students
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:24, p.6
11/19/2013 The African Union hosted their fourth annual Multicultural Night. The event featured native music and dancing. The African Union hopes that their events help to educate others about different cultures.
21 Bowen recognized at International Economic Development Council
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:19, p.2
11/1/2013 LaDene Bowen, UNI's associate director of the Institute for Decision Making was awarded for her work in the field on economic development by the International Economic Development Council. Bowen has also worked to encourage females in business.
22 Drag-A-Ganza takes the stage
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:19, p.1
11/1/2013 UNI Proud's third annual drag show was Halloween themed this year. The even had record attendance with eighty audience members. Several students performed to raise money for the Community AIDS Assistance Project; photo.
23 Pullinger melds two mediums: award-winning author uses print and digital forms to create fiction
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.4
10/25/2013 Kate Pullinger came to UNI as a part of the 2013-2014 Meryl Norton Hearst Lecture Series. Her lecture was entitled "Literature Online: How Literature is Transforming Fiction."
24 Emotion to flow at Interpreters Theatre
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.4
10/22/2013 Eight performers will take the stage of the slam poetry exhibition, "Slammin' at the Interp!". Several students and faculty will be featured.
25 McMillian gives food for thought
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.1
10/18/2013 Tracie McMillan, author of "The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Wal-Mart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table", spoke about American eating habits. Professor Weedman adapted the book into a play that was performed for McMillian; photo.
26 Silent students raise awareness
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.4
10/18/2013 UNI students showed their pro-life views by wearing red tape with the word "life" over their mouths. This was symbolic of the millions of children aborted who were unable to speak. These students want to raise awareness and protest abortion; photo.
27 UNI students pump up the pep for Homecoming
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:14, p.1
10/15/2013 The finals of the pride cry were held at the Homecoming Pep Rally. Student Admissions Ambassadors/Connecting Alumni to Students won. Dance Marathon came in second, while Alpha Delta Pi and Sigma Alpha Epsilon came in third; photo.
28 Redeker Center reopened
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.7
10/11/2013 The official grand reopening of the University of Northern Iowa's Redeker Cent and the Panther Village Phase II dedication was held inside the Piazza Dining Center on Wednesday, October 9.
29 Auerbacher recounts tragedy
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:12, p.4
10/8/2013 UNI's Campus Activities Board hosted Inge Auerbacher to speak to students. Auerbacher is a holocaust survivor. She spoke of her life and the things she saw, but she also encouraged the audience to always speak out against injustice.
30 Purple Tie Affair: UNI puts its best foot forward for Homecoming
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.1
10/4/2013 The Homecoming theme this year is Purple Tie Affair. Homecoming starts with the Homecoming Kickoff at 5:30pm on Monday, October 12.
31 Vocal AmmUNItion reloading: student-led show choir to hold auditions
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.4
10/4/2013 Vocal AmmUNItion is a choir group that travels to high school show choir competitions and performs for exhibition.
32 Alpha Phi keeps hearts pumping
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:8, p.4
9/24/2013 The Alpha Phi sorority sisters put on their Third Annual Cardiac Arrest week, raising funds for their women's heart health charity, the Alpha Phi Foundation. They planned a week of free activities as well as a blood drive.
33 Workshop pitches new ideas to students
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:7, p.1
9/20/2013 A workshop was hosted by Laurie Watje and Katherine Cota-Uyar to prepare students for the University of Northern Iowa's Fifth Annual Elevator Pitch Competition. The workshop also prepared students to pitch themselves personally for job interviews.
34 Military and veteran conference to be hosted at UNI
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:6, p.4
9/17/2013 UNI will be hosting the Military and Veteran State Conference. The conference was created to educate faculty, students, and community members on the issues and strengths of having military members on campus.
35 Film series rolls onto campus
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.6
9/13/2013 The Reaching for Higher Ground program hosted a showing of the film "Food Matters". After the film a discussion was held over the importance of eating healthful foods.

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