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Bennett--Samantha (Student--2020)

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1 Alisanne Struck: Leading way for Asian students
Springfield--Eboni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:43, p.01
3/24/2022 Northern Iowa Study Government (NISG) student body Vice President Alisanne Struck describes her time as the first Asian American student to serve as Vice President; photo.
2 Supporting survivors at UNI
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:32, p.01
2/7/2022 Student leaders share resources UNI offers for survivors of sexual assault; photo.
3 NISG weekly update
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:17, p.01
10/25/2021 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) had their tenth weekly meeting of the semester, where they appointed people to different positions, approved the Panther Tabletop Gaming Club's request for funding, and debated bills; photo.
4 Students speak out over professor removal
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.01
10/7/2021 Students voice their concern after Professor Steve O'Kane was removed from the classroom. Professor O'Kane mandated masks and threatened to lower grades if students did not comply, which violated the Board of Regents policy banning mask mandates. Students spoke to members of Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) about how it impacted their education; photo.
5 NISG debates masks, approves funding
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:11, p.02
10/4/2021 Student Body President Samantha Bennett floated the idea of signing a joint student government statement to support giving local universities the authority to implement mask mandates on campus if they choose. The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) also approved funding for the UNI Women's Volleyball Club, the Dancer Hall Activities and Recreation Team, UNI Men's Basketball Club, and Gamma Phi Beta; photo.
6 Student body president, vice-president create plans for new semester
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021), Struck--Alisanne (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.02
9/30/2021 Student Body President Samantha Bennett and Vice President Alisanne Struck have been advocating for mental health, suicide prevention, an inclusive Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) culture, and more online core classes, among other initiatives; photo.
7 UNI Now! and Welcome Week: Back and better than ever
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 118:2, p.01
8/30/2021 UNI's new orientation coordinator Joellen Hatchett kept old traditions while creating new ones for this years Welcome Week and UNI Now! for both old and new students. Lauren McGuill gives more details of the specific events held throughout the week; photos.
8 A message from student body president Samantha Bennett
Bennett--Samantha (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:1, p.02
8/26/2021 Student body president Samantha Bennett welcomes students back to UNI's campus after the Covid-19 pandemic hit that took place the school year before. She encourages students to do all that they can to ensure that the exposure to Covid-19 on campus is minimal including getting vaccinated, wearing masks, and social distancing; photo.
9 United Faculty challenges lack of COVID-19 safety procedures
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023), Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:1, p.01
8/26/2021 The United Faculty union emphasizes the need for better safety procedures to help combat Covid-19 on UNI's campus.
10 Vaccination clinic bookstore giftcard available for students
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021), Northern Iowan
Northern Iowan 118:1, p.01
8/26/2021 Starting August 30, 2021, any students who show proof of their covid-19 vaccination shots will receive a $25 UNI Bookstore gift-card. Students can get their vaccination shots at the Student Health Center each Thrusday from 1-3 PM and Friday from 9-11 AM; photo.
11 Panther Plot pauses, possible return
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:54, p.01
4/29/2021 The Panther Plot, a student-run garden at UNI, is being discontinued due to its inability to become self-sufficient. The garden was a place for students to grow fruits, vegetables and other plants. With help from the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG), work is being done towards restructuring the operations of the garden in hopes of one day reopening; photos.
12 Amid harassment allegations, Butt withdraws from NISG race
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:35, p.01
2/22/2021 In the wake of social media allegations of harassment and misconduct, Muhammed Butt and running partner Bilal Hussein withdrew from the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) presidential race. The ticket of Samantha Bennet and Alisanne Struck now run unopposed; photo.
13 NISG presidential candidates tackle diversity and COVID-19
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:34, p.03
2/18/2021 Both Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) presidential ticket candidates, Samantha Bennet with Alisanne Struck and Muhammed Shamir Butt with Bilal Hussain, debated via Zoom about issues concerning student advocacy, diversity, and involvement; photos.
14 NISG presidential candidates: Bennett and Struck
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:34, p.01
2/18/2021 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) presidential candidates Samantha Bennett and Alisanne Struck talk about their running platforms for student government president and vice president; photo.
15 Brockovich gives Leopold Lecture
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.02
2/27/2020 President Mark Nook and student Samantha Bennett introduced Erin Brockovich, who gave an Aldo Leopold Lecture titled "The Power of One" on February 25 in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). Brockovich, and environmental activist, spoke on her legal case against the Pacific Gas Company and climate change; photo.

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