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1 History and political science departments to present "A History of Reproductive Rights"
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:7, p.01
9/19/2022 UNI's Departments of History and Political Science will be hosting a free to attend panel in Lang Hall to discuss the history of reproductive rights. Mallory Schmitz writes more details about the organizations and people involved; photo.
2 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.
3 UNI hosts caucus in Maucker
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.01
12/30/2019 The event, held one week before the Iowa caucuses on February 3, was intended to introduce students to the caucus process and the role it plays in the American democratic system. As Hoffman called the group to order, she stressed the value of Iowans' unique experience of being "first in the nation in the caucusing process". Hoffman opened with a general explanation of the caucus process, including how to find your ward and precinct location; photo.
4 Constitution Day Address confronts slavery's legacy
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Rublaitus--Lindy (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.01
9/9/2019 Investigative Reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones came to UNI to speak at the Constitution Day Adress. Her speech promoted the 1619 Project and spoke about the serious issue that America faces concerning racism and the legacy of slavery. She pointed out certain laws that were in place years before her birth that hindered her parents and she pointed out the hypocrisy of how African-Americans were treated in the founding of America to present day and the liberties they and other minorities are denied due to their skin tone, sex, occupation, and sexual orientation.
5 Prof talks buddies and boogeyman
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:12, p.02
10/4/2018 Professor Evan Renfro talked about mass media and politics as a part of the #PantherVotes lecture series.
6 #PanthersVote kicks off
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.01
9/27/2018 A non-partisan voting initiative, #PanthersVote, had it's kick off regardless of the predicted rain.

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