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1 Students donate at spring blood drive
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:33, p.02
2/6/2022 LifeServe comes to UNI for blood donors for the Life Serve blood Center spring blood drive. The event was in collaboration between the Nonprofit leadership Alliance (NLA) and the Office of Community Engagement. Cedar Falls site supervisor Marena Williams emphasizes the importance of donating blood, that it can save up to three lives. Type O- is a universal blood type for anyone with A-,A+,B-,B+,AB- and AB+. Kathie Gayther, Lifeblood service reprehensive says that the demographic of donors are aging out and the need for younger donors is apparent, stating there may be a blood shortage by 2050; photo.
2 Financial Literacy 101 Credit Scores
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.04
9/19/2020 Weber says managing your finances is an important part of setting yourself up for a successful future. Students must learn about various aspects that play into money management. This article shows how credit scores are calculated using five different parts.
3 UNI student Tyler DeBondt wins 'NBA 2K20' Global Championship
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:43, p.01
3/12/2020 Tyler DeBondt, a junior in physical education, won the 'NBA 2K20' Global Championship for a grand prize of $100,000; photo.
4 Preview: Burnt City at Interpreters Theatre
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.05
3/5/2020 The one man show by Professor Josh Hamzehee follows international relations not just within America and Iran. The Burnt City is biased on a real 6,000 year old city in Iran. This play shows humor to introduce sensitive topics to educate the audience on topics they may not be familiar with. The show's themes include a dystopian future, held at the UNI Interpreters Theatre. Hamzehee hopes that the show has an impact on those who see it; photo.
5 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.
6 UNI to Host Tallcorn Jazz Festival
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:37, p.01
2/20/2020 Over 60 Jazz Bands compete for points to earn a spot within the Iowa jazz Championships during the 65th Tallcorn Jazz Festival put on by the Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia chapter. UNI Director of Jazz Studies Christopher Merz expresses that the festival has always been about education. A guest artists was brought on to perform and teach the students more about Jazz Music Performance, Myra Melford an instructor at U.C Berkley and winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship was selected. Senior composition major Isaac Smith helped manage the show; photo.
7 Ninja U to host "Ninja Warrior" competition
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:35, p.04
2/13/2020 Similar to "American Ninja Warrior", UNI students will be competing with one another in an obstacle course on February 16. The course is available to all genders and skill levels and those who participate will get a special t-shirt. The event is being hosted by Ninja U of Cedar Falls. Contact Cindy Klatt if you are interested.
8 UNI alum reflects on graduation in song
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.04
1/30/2020 Clayton Ryan, a former student at UNI, releases the single "Prairie Fire" inspired by his graduation from UNI.
9 UNI Rolls out Everything Bagels
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.05
1/23/2020 A new Bagel concept is coming to Chat's and Biscotti's as well as UNI Catering. Janet Despand says dining services are always trying to give quality and change things up; photo.
10 UNI gears up for MLK Day of Service
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:28, p.01
1/16/2020 UNI students and community members will donate some of their time off on Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day. "Pack the Dome: Martin Luther King Jr National Day of Service" will be held at the UNI-Dome where two separate shifts of volunteers will pack meals in 40,000 bags. This event is a part of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank's Backpack Program. Hillary Davis, a UNI alumna, will lead the event. This will be the first MLK Day of Service that's being held UNI-Dome instead of Maucker Union. Twenty-three Americorp National Civilian Community Corps members will be serving during the entire day, and Coca-Cola is letting the food bank borrow their semi-trucks to haul bags to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Pack the Dome will also allow volunteers to learn about important topics. People who attend the event will be educated about hunger, food insecurity, and poverty.
11 Students win Regional tax contest, advance to nationals
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.02
12/12/2019 Students from UNIBusiness won first place at the Deloitte National FanTAXtic Competition in Milwaukee, WI. This event is a debate competition where accounting students in teams of five (one senior, one junior, and three other members of the freshman or sophomore standing) prepare a case in three weeks before the competition about taxes and present it. Winners of the Deloitte National FanTAXtic Competition will move on to the national competition in January down in Texas.
12 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.
13 Teachers offer advice at SEECA panel
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:24, p.01
11/21/2019 The Student Elementary and Early Childhood Association (SEECA) Classroom Teacher Panel gathered in Schindler Education Center on November 19. Six teachers shared their classroom experiences. Four were from the Cedar Valley and two more interacted via Zoom and discussed their lives as teachers. Each teacher had a bit of advice to give and told a few challenges they have faced while being a teacher; photo.
14 No 'frets' for UNI Ukulele Club
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.05
11/14/2019 The UNI Ukulele Club is a club where students with or without a musical background can come and learn how to play one. The club began in 2018 by Kevin Droe, associate professor of music. The club meets every Wednesday from 3:30-4:30 and club members have even played formal concerts.
15 Uni to host 2019 Education Summit
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:20, p.04
11/7/2019 UNI is to host the 2019 Education Summit. The summit is where teachers and students will gather to discuss important issues to the field of education. Two of the events during the summit will encourage interactivity with the audience.
16 Speaker encourages mental health discussion
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.01
10/31/2019 During his hour-and-a-half presentation on October 29 in the Maucker Union Ballroom Ross Trowbridge hoped to encourage discussion about mental illness; photo.
17 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.
18 Shifting gears: UNI bike patrol officer changes routine
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.04
10/21/2019 Jeff Tiedt, a UNI police officer, speaks on his experience serving on UNI's bike patrol, a division of the Public Safety Department that began in 1994; photo.
19 RRTTC to host wetland clean-up
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.01
10/17/2019 The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) met in the northern Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) parking lot to clean up the ponds north of the WRC. This was in an effort to clean up trash from the local wetlands before winter arrives. This event has been going on for 14 years now and is one way for give back to the planet.
20 'Pronoun' explores identity, relationships
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:12, p.05
10/10/2019 The UNI Interpreters Theatre will present Evan Placey's "Pronoun" on October 11 and 12 in Lang Hall. "Pronoun" dives into what it means to be a man and the trans experience.
21 Make the Change one word at a time
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:10, p.05
10/3/2019 Make the Change, a student organization founded in 2018, works to positively impact the UNI community through kindness and encouragement.
22 UNI-Dome hosts Bands of America
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
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.
23 Financial Literacy 101 Credit Scores
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.04
9/19/2019 This piece is written by Colby Weber. Weber says managing your finances is an essential part of setting yourself for a successful future. In order to accomplish this, students must learn about various aspects that play into money management. He goes on to say understanding what credit is and how you can increase your credit score is a key element in gaining proficiency in financial literacy.
24 Student researches women in baseball
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Richards--AJ (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:4, p.05
9/12/2019 Graduate student, AJ Richards was interviewed and told her experience of presenting at the Society for American Baseball Research Conference last June. She explains why she wrote her paper about women in baseball. She also thanked the faculty that work at the leisure, youth, and human services department; photo.
25 Exploring 'The Many Voices of Art'
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Lafoe--Will (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:2, p.05
9/5/2019 Art faculty, Darrel Taylor and Charles Adelman speak on what 'The Many Voices of Art' exhibit captures and it's theme; photo.
26 What's new in Cedar Falls?
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.07
8/29/2019 As the beginning of the 2019/2020 school year begins, a new business has opened up in the Cedar Falls area as well. 2 new eateries, a new home store, a CBD store, a hotel, and an axe-throwing gym. All are open or will be open by September 3, 2019.
27 Student explores heritage in 'Bandit Queen'
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:52, p.04
4/25/2019 Student Brittney Starr wrote and produced a play about her outlaw relative, Belle Starr, entitled 'Bandit Queen.'
28 Play created for kids on autism spectrum
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:50, p.04
4/18/2019 'To Touch the Moon' is an immersive theatre production meant to stimulate and engage audience members with developmental disorders. The production is centered around the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
29 Library prepares for RodCon 2019
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:48, p.04
4/11/2019 The library hosted it's sixth annual RodCon, a mini comic convention.
30 EatStreet launches in Cedar Valley
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:44, p.01
31 UNI welcomes Statewide PTSD conference
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:43, p.05
3/14/2019 The UNI Veteran Association will host it's annual event presenting the Statewide PTSD Conference.
32 Grad student challenges hypocrisy in play
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Keane--James M. (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 115:41, p.01
3/7/2019 Colby Weber interviews the theatre grad student, James Keane who wrote and directed a play entitled: Ezra and Me. The play highlights some of the hypocrisy that Keane believes is rampant in the Christian tradition. The play was performed on the UNI campus on March 7-9th.
33 MSA celebrates World Hijab Day
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:39, p.05
2/28/2019 The UNI Muslim Student Association challenged non-Muslim women to wear a Hijab for a day in honor of World Hijab day and cleared some of the common misconceptions that non-Muslims have about the Hijab.
34 Winter weather survival: health
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:35, p.01
2/14/2019 Resource nurse at the Student Health Clinic, Salem Fauser discusses health concerns related to Iowa winters and offers advice for good health practices.
35 Exhibit moves through time and space
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Deering--Koree (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:33, p.02
2/7/2019 The UNI Gallery of Art presents "An Art Collection Travelogue" displaying cultural backgrounds through art.
36 Campus trees succumb to infestation
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:31, p.01
1/31/2019 An infestation of the emerald ash borer threats several trees on campus.
37 Relax at Rod with Student Wellness Services
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:30, p.05
1/28/2019 Article announces the Student Wellness Services are offering "Wellness Wednesday" and "Take Time Thursday" in the Makerspace at the Rod Library. These wellness days attempt to provide a safe place for students to go to decompress and de-stress. Activities including coloring, bracelet-making, essential oils, and gratitude cards are offered to give students a few minutes to unwind.
38 'Hoodie' exhibit examines implicit bias
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:28, p.05
1/17/2019 'Humanize My Hoodie," an exhibit meant to address police brutality against black males, opens in Rod Library.
39 African Union to raise awareness at Ankara Night
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:27, p.02
12/6/2018 The UNI African Union hosted Ankara Night on December 8, 2018 at 7:00pm in the Maucker Union Ballroom. The event consisted of five speakers from the African Union raising awareness of issues that affect the lives of people of African decent. Between speakers there was singing, dancing, and recitations of original poetry as well as a dance to follow. Ankara is colorful African fabric. The multi-colored, vibrant fabric serves to represent the vibrancy and diversity of African culture.
40 'Idol' winner Maddie Poppe to sing 'for the kids'
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:25, p.01
11/29/2018 American Idol winner and Iowa native, Maddie Poppe, will perform to raise money for Dance Marathon.
41 Poetry speculates fantasy, myth, science
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:24, p.01
11/15/2018 The Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association shared their writing and experience with an audience in Bartlett Hall.
42 Salary negotiation workshop on campus
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:23, p.02
11/12/2018 The American Association of University Women is hosting a workshop on salary negotiation.
43 Students level up at upcoming UNI-Con
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.01
11/8/2018 Panther eSports, Tabletop Gaming and Dueling Panthers are partnering together to present the gaming convention, UNI-Con
44 Black Hawk County to host "Spelling Bee"
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.04
10/25/2018 The Theatre UNI will perform the musical "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee."
45 A wonderful week of homecoming events
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:16, p.04
10/18/2018 There is a wide variety of activities that students can participate in during homecoming week.
46 UNI alumna discusses exhibition
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:14, p.01
10/11/2018 UNI alumna Jessica Barness spoke at the new Gallery of Art exhibit "The Reach and Richness of Design: The Elena Diane Curris Biennial Design Exhibition"
47 Celebrating Latinx Heritage Month
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:12, p.05
10/4/2018 UNIdos, Lambda Theta Phi and the CME are hosting several events to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month.
48 President Nook discusses leadership in everyday life
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Flenker--Elly (student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.01
9/27/2018 President Mark Nook shared his philosophy when it came to leadership during 'Leadership in Everyday Life," Hosted by the Service and Leadership Council.
49 UNI ScholarWorks: 12,000 works and counting
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.04
9/20/2018 UNI Scholarworks reached over 400,000 downloads. The repository is a collection of academic papers that are available for research purposes to students.
50 Reconnecting with nature at Three Pines Farm
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:6, p.01
9/13/2018 Three Pines Farm Folk School and Heritage farm hosted a talk of two artists and a tour of a dye lab

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