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Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)

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1 Letter to the Editor
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:42, p.12
3/6/2012 In light of the no confidence vote by the faculty, writer shows support for President Allen and his decisions to close the museum, Price Lab School, and several academic departments.
2 Occupy movement continues with protest on Main Street
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.1
12/9/2011 People are still engaged in the Occupy movement. A letter will be delivered to the CEO of Wells Fargo Bank at the Cedar Falls office during a gathering of Occupy followers today; photo.
3 Iowa students demonstrate little improvement in math and reading
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.1
11/11/2011 American students have improved in math and reading over the past twenty years; Iowa students have not. This is one indicator. Several factors may contribute to these results.
4 Bringing the pilgrimage home
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.1
11/8/2011 Muslims gathered in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, to celebrate hajj. Students, faculty, and staff came to an exhibit sponsored by the Muslim Student Association and the Saudi Student Club to learn about the event; photo.
5 Protesters camped out in Overman Park
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:16, p.1
10/21/2011 The Occupy Wall Street movement has reached the Cedar Valley. The protesters marched to Wells Fargo bank and then to the park. They have camped out in the park. The city will decide if they can remain in the park; photo.
6 'We are the 99 percent'
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.1
10/18/2011 "Occupy" protests have sprung up all over the world; after starting on Wall Street in New York City. Marchers gathered on campus, marched to Wells Fargo bank, and then camped overnight at Overman Park; photo.
7 'Carne Viva' based on Postville factory raid
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:13, p.6
10/11/2011 Jennifer Cooley and Karen Mitchell have written a play based on interviews with workers from the Postville Agriprocessors plant. The play provides a chance for self-reflection on immigration and to view a different culture's response; photo.
8 Film looks at life of American Muslims
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.6
10/4/2011 "Mooz-lum" was screened as part of this year's "Reaching for Higher Ground" series. The movie is the story of a young Muslim's journey through public school, madrassa, his parents' divorce, and 9/11.
9 UNI commemorates 9/11 with flag planting ceremony
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:5, p.1
9/13/2011 Ten years ago terrorists attacked our country. UNI staff, students and community members placed flags in Lawther Field in memory of those killed that day; photo.
10 Map-Works program may benefit students
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:4, p.5
9/9/2011 A fifteen minute survey can aid incoming freshmen to areas that need attention for doing well in college. MAP-Works started last year at the university. Each student gets a report of his or her results.
11 Reaching for Higher Ground to focus on community after 9/11
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:2, p.1
8/30/2011 Everyone remembers where they were when the towers fell in New York City on 9/11. Several events on campus will help us remember that fateful day. A flag planting ceremony is planned on the anniversary; photo.
12 NPR radio show "From the Top" tapes at GBPAC
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:47, p.5
4/5/2011 Five high school musicians performed and taped for the radio show "From the Top" at the Performing Arts Center. Two students were from Iowa.
13 UNI graduate student hopes to restore Cedar Bend Savanna
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:10, p.1
10/1/2010 Mary Cox spent her summer internship conducting a biological survey of the Cedar Bend Savanna. She also created a photo monitoring system to document changes and cleared piles of brush; photo.
14 UNI-NABL receives grant
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.3
9/3/2010 National Ag-Based Lubricants Center received a $370,000 grant from the U. S. Department of Transportation. The money is to be used for research on the use of bio-based lubricants on railroad tracks; photo.
15 Department of Residence encourages in-room recycling
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.1
8/27/2010 All nine residence halls will have in-room recycling. The success of the Rider Recycling Revolution led to this move; photo.
16 Hispanic Latino Student Union celebrates Cinco de Mayo April 30
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.1
4/30/2010 Free food, music, and fellowship will highlight an early celebration of Cinco de Mayo; photo.
17 Earth Day celebration to continue all week long
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:50, p.1
4/16/2010 Movies, 5K run, UNI Unplugged, clearing litter from Dry Run Creek, and posters are just some of the activities planned for Earth Day.
18 Panel analyzes two sides of same-sex marriage
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.1
3/2/2010 Discussion on legalizing same-sex marriage allowed students to talk with someone who disagreed with their position; photo.
19 "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes" raises gender violence awareness
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.4
2/26/2010 UNI Greek Life is sponsoring an upcoming project to aid in stopping rape, sexual assault, and gender violence. A group of men will walk a mile in four inch heels around campus to draw awareness to the cause.
20 Former UNI student publishes motivational book
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.7
2/16/2010 Richard Dedor recently published his first book, "Anything is Possible". Dedor, a 2005 graduate, ran for mayor of Mason City at the age of eighteen. His advice is to find a passion for what you do in life.
21 ASL Club welcomes signers of all levels
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.7
1/29/2010 UNI's American Sign Language Club meets every other week for lunch. To join the group you do not need any sign language skills.
22 News Briefs: Northern Iowa Student Government
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.4
1/29/2010 NISG has released a new Web site with increased efficiency and user friendliness.
23 News Brief: UNIFI celebrates Darwin's birth
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.1
1/26/2010 Nine faculty speakers from four departments will speak during the celebration of Darwin's birth. Activities will be held February 8 thru February 12. Other events will address the future of science.
24 News Brief: Financial Aid encourages students to file FAFSA early
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.2
1/22/2010 Tim Bakula said that as the economy has worsened, applications for FAFSA have increased. This may result in some types of federal aid running out of funds.
25 News Brief: Rider recycling revolution
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.1
1/22/2010 A recycling bin located in each room in Rider Hall has resulted in a 120.5% increase in recycling in one semester. The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center hopes to expand the project to other dorms in the future.
26 Students struggle with graduation decision
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.1
1/22/2010 The choice for students nearing graduation is to attend graduate school or try to enter the employment arena. Their choice is more difficult because of the high unemployment rate and a depressed economy; photo.
27 Academic Learning Center offers tips for studying for finals
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.10
12/11/2009 Students urged not to put off studying for finals. Don't re-read everything, make a schedule, know the instructors, know the options, ask for help, and plan ahead for next semester; photo.
28 Green Project UNI creates mural for climate change
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.4
12/11/2009 A photograph of a mural about climate change has been sent to President Obama encouraging him to take an active part in the Copenhagen conference; photo.
29 UNI faculty considers furloughs
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.1
11/13/2009 Survey of faculty members shows that faculty are open to a number of solutions to resolve the current budget crisis. United Faculty met with Board of Regents to negotiate a deal to enact cost savings.
30 NISG supports Veterans Day
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.1
11/10/2009 Northern Iowa Student Government showed support and respect for those who have served or are serving in the Armed Forces by passing a resolution of support in honor of Veterans Day; photo.
31 "Mindbounce.com" gives students a second opinion about their papers
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.8
10/30/2009 Professional editors are available to critique papers online. A ten dollar fee will provide the student with three of four pieces of advice; photo.
32 Rider Hall set to host haunted house
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.7
10/30/2009 Admission to Rider Hall's haunted house is $5.00 or $4.00 with a canned food item. Food will be donated to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. Students have worked to make this year's event the biggest and best; photo.
33 UNI students take a STAND
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.4
10/16/2009 Professor Stephen Gaies hopes to start a chapter of Students Taking Action Now Darfur.
34 UNI Department of Public Safety donates to SafeRide
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.5
10/13/2009 Students can still take advantage of the SafeRide service during Homecoming and the remainder of the year; program provides students who have been drinking with a safe way to return to their dorms or apartments. Over 9000 used the service last year.
35 UNI professor develops plan to cater teaching lessons to native English speakers, English Language Learners
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:12, p.4
10/9/2009 The projection that forty per cent of American public school students will speak a language other than English at home has encouraged Tammy Gregersen to develop a new process of teaching English.
36 "Voice to Vision" highlights Rwandan genocide
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.1
9/22/2009 Eight hundred thousand who were killed are remembered with art exhibition. The exhibit is the result of a collaboration between genocide survivors and artists. Art can be seen at the Gallery of Art in Kamerick Art Building; photo.
37 Don DeWaay gives back to UNI
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.7
9/22/2009 Former student makes good in the financial advising field. His company ranked 58th in the United States on the list of Top 100 Financial Advisors. His company offers internships, contributes to the Foundation, and hires UNI grads; photo.
38 Rider Recycling Revolution spurs students to be environmentally minded
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:3, p.1
9/4/2009 Rider Hall has been named a pilot project for the Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center. Recycling bins have been placed in each room. Students and residence assistant response has been positive; photo.
39 New courses offered for Liberal Arts Core
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.19
8/28/2009 "Wind Energy Applications in Iowa" and "Women and Gender Studies: Introduction" have been added to the social science category. Iowa has become a major player in harnessing the wind for energy; photo.
40 Events analyze 2008 raid in Postville
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.1
5/1/2009 The U. S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid on the slaughterhouse and meatpacking plant in Postville will be the focus of a conference and teaching event, include panel discussions, presentations, and the showing of a documentary; photo.
41 Sand Mandala constructed at GBPAC
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:50, p.1
4/17/2009 Members for the Tibetan Cultural Institute of Arkansas share ancient Buddhist art form. Construction of a sand Mandela at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center will close with the distribution of the sand to the audience; photo.
42 UNI College Republicans honored at convention
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:49, p.1
4/14/2009 Matt Sexton named Rookie of the Year and College Republicans named Executive Board of the year at Ames conference. Sexton elected vice chair of the Iowa Federation of College Republicans; photo.
43 Students lobby state capitol for Students' Day
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:48, p.1
4/10/2009 Forty-eight students travel to Des Moines to meet with legislators concerning the future of funding; photo.
44 Citizen Science explains storms
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:45, p.1
3/31/2009 Jeff Kennedy and Alan Czarnetzki discussed how storms function and how to stay safe during storms; talked about 2008 F5 tornado in Parkersburg; photo.
45 Majors in Minutes provides insights into academic opportunities
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:41, p.2
3/6/2009 Academic Advising is hosting an event similar to "speed dating". Senior students will be available to discuss their majors with younger students to aid them in determining their major course of study.
46 Packages for the troops
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:40, p.1
3/3/2009 Class project teaches the value of working with business to raise funds for the Treats for Troops campaign; photo.
47 UNI student sings at Metropolitan Opera
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:38, p.13
2/24/2009 Kate Crist, a vocal music graduate student, performed in New York City. The trip and performance opportunity resulted from winning the Upper Midwest Regional Metropolitan Opera national Council auditions; photo.
48 Symposium showcases graduate accomplishments
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:37, p.1
2/20/2009 Gregory Colon Semenza will present; "Preparing Scholars: From the Academy to the Real World". Graduate students display posters showing their research interests.
49 PRSSA strives for Bateman
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:36, p.9
2/17/2009 Public Relations group participates in project to aid high school students acquire the resources and knowledge required to get into college and receive financial aid; photo.
50 Professors research efficient energy alternatives
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:35, p.1
2/13/2009 Martin Chin and Tim Kidd received grants totaling $478,000 to pursue the creation and development of solar cells using dye. Kidd's research is on hydrogen cells; photo.

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