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Black Student Union (BSU)

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1 UNI alum and advocate speaks with BSU
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:11, p.2
10/4/2021 UNI alum and advocate, Terry Stevens, spoke to students on Friday during the celebration of the Black Student Union's 50th Anniversary; photo.
2 UNI student honored for community impact
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:43, p.05
3/22/2021 Jerell Bates has been selected to become part of the Newman Civic Fellowship where he will focus on public problem solving and opportunities of leadership; photo.
3 Panther Portrait: BSU poetry slam
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:31, p.04
2/8/2021 BSU held their annual poetry slam. This is the first event hosted by BSU for Black History Month; photo.
4 CME panel features Black voices
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.01
2/17/2020 The UNI Center for Multicultural Education (CME) hosted a panel discussion with Black and African American students. This was the latest panel in the "What Your Students Want You to Know" series, which was launched in November 2019 to feature voices of UNI students from diverse populations; photo.
5 PANTHER PORTRAIT: BSU SKATE PARTY
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.04
2/17/2020 The Black Student Union (BSU) held their annual skate party in the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC). Students, faculty, and community members were able to enjoy music and skating in the basketball courts courtesy of the student organization.
6 Black History Month with BSU
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Johnson--Alex (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.04
2/3/2020 UNI's Black Student Union (BSU) has prepared events honoring Black History Month through the month of February.
7 UNI community packs REC town hall
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.01
11/14/2019 More than 200 students, faculty, and community members attended a town hall hosted by the UNI Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC) at Maucker Union. The REC started with a summary of the REC, actions UNI has taken, and inaction that UNI has failed to meet. It was also a way for the REC to get their message out into the community and to tell their stories and to have audience members tell their stories. The meeting called for everyone in attendance to take action. Related to this article was REC, students from Iowa, and ISU attend the Board of Regents Meeting. In coordination with similar student organizations from Universities across Iowa, members of REC attended the public comment portion of the Board of Regents committee meeting. REC member Gisselle Hererra delivered a statement on behalf of the REC, addressing the Board of Regents executives and representatives from Iowa's public universities. She ended her speech by asking if the executives and representatives would be willing to meet twice and both times she was met with silence; photo.
8 CME launches year with BBQ
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.06
8/29/2019 The Center of Multicultural Education held their beginning of the school year event at Maucker Union on August 26, 2019. They held a BBQ and a host of other food from different cultures. President of UNI, Mark Nook, attended the event and was happy to see the campus full of people/students once more. Other foundations and campus organizations attended the event and spoke of the up coming school year fondly.
9 BSU chats about cultural experiences
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:36, p.02
2/18/2019 On Wednesday, February `13, the Black Student Union (BSU) hosted Brotha & Sista Chat, in which various topics and experiences were shared. The BSU is hossing a variety of events in honor of Black History Month during the month of February; photo.
10 'Night at the Apollo' celebrates empowerement
Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.08
2/11/2019 The Black Student Union held a talent show highlighting black culture.
11 BSU kicks off Black History Month
Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:32, p.01
2/4/2019 The Black Student Union (BSU) is celebrating Black History Month and hosting several events through the month that are open for anyone to attend.
12 Panther Portrait: Black History Month '70s skate party
Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:38, p.05
2/19/2018 The Black Student Union hosted their annual skate party with this years theme being the 1970s.
13 Same, Same, Different: AU and BSU
Husmann--Peyton (Student--2018), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:35, p.05
2/8/2018 Black Student Union and African Union held a panel to discuss the similarities and differences between African American and African culture.
14 Panther portrait: Night at the Apollo Black History Month
Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:34, p.05
2/5/2018 Black Student Union kicked off Black History Month with "Night at the Apollo."
15 "My Black is Beautiful" week
Smith--Monique (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.04
10/30/2017 The Black Student Union (BSU) is hosting "My Black is Beautiful Week" to celebrate and acknowledge African American students at UNI. The week will have a variety of events or activities such as speakers, a movie night, games, and food; photo.
16 UNI-CUE helps "Discover the Dream"
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:6, p.02
9/14/2017 The Center of Urban Education (UNI-CUE) is starting a mentoring program called "Discover the Dream" with local 5th graders to help them with the transition to 6th grade. The mentors are students from th Black Student Union (BSU), Center for Cultural Education (CME), and the Hispanic/Latino Student Union.
17 Dear future panthers...
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:21, p.1
11/9/2015 A forum was held to discuss students issues on campus related to racism and sexuality; photo.
18 Racial hostility plagues CV
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.1
10/22/2015 Student Nick Fisher believes racial inequality is plaguing the Cedar Valley, and offers possible solutions to the issue; photo.
19 Hoping for happily ever after
Wikstrom--Anna (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:14, p.1
10/15/2015 The UNI Homecoming kick off event, "Pride Cry", took place at Lawther Field;students from many organizations performed songs and dances to the theme of "Once upon a time"; photo.
20 Campaign brings people together
Jehn--Jakob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:38, p.4
2/23/2015 The Black Student Union held their "I will not die young" event in the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center.
21 Panther Portraits: Chillin' Da Conscious Poet
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:38, p.4
2/23/2015 Photos from a Black Student Union event; photo.
22 UNI to celebrate Black History Month
Public Relations News Release 2014:175, p.1
2/5/2015 UNI's Black Student Union will hold numerous events throughout the month of February to celebrate Black History Month. All events are free and open the public.
23 Skate night fever: BSU kicks off Black History Month with Disco Skate
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.6
2/3/2014 The Black Student Union held a Disco Skate in the WRC to start off the celebration of Black History Month. It was the third annual Disco Skate; photo.
24 Letter to the editor
Northern Iowan 110:25, p.3
11/22/2013 Says the Black Student Union felt strongly about the article written in the Northern Iowan titled "Segregation still prominent in modern times." Says the author of said article was racial profiling.
25 Date auction held to support locals affected by breast cancer
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.4
10/29/2013 The Black Student Union sponsored a Date Auction. All proceeds went to Splash of Color, a program that is a part of the Beyond Pink TEAM. This year, the auction raised $420; photo.
26 Three UNI graduates receive Lux Service Award
Public Relations News Release 2012:299, p.1
5/17/2013 Karl Baresel, Darvel Givens, and Theresa Luensmann were recognized during the 2013 spring commencement ceremony as recipients of the university's most prestigious award for undergraduates.
27 Three UNI graduates receive Lux Service Award
Public Relations News Release 2012:298, p.1
5/17/2013 Karl Baresel of Davenport; Darvel Givens of Waterloo; and Theresa Luensmann of Aspinwall received the university's most prestigious award for undergraduates during the 2013 spring commencement ceremony.
28 'Toasts for Change' tops off Black History Month, recognizes sponsors
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:40, p.6
3/5/2013 The Black Student Union honored its sponsors and celebrated another successful Black History Month with a banquet. Maria Thomas was the guest speaker and inspired many with her success.
29 Shelve Black History Month?
Monnier--Beth Alice (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:39, p.4
3/1/2013 Black History Month has been celebrated since 1976. Some people believe it is time for the tradition to end. However, until discrimination can be wiped out without a chance of coming back, Black History Month still has a place in our society.
30 Teju the Storyteller to bring back his drum
Flick--McKenzie Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.7
2/15/2013 The Black Student Union is bringing in Teju the Storyteller again this year to celebrate Black History Month. Teju the Storyteller entertains the audience by telling stories through music and using traditional African drums.
31 Black Student Union hosts fashion show
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.6
2/12/2013 The Black Student Union hosted a Black in Time Fashion Show as part of Black History Month. The shows hosts, Rob Byrd and Ray Vynn Schauf, joked around and shared historical information about the fashion.
32 Disco skate gets Black History Month rolling
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:32, p.6
2/5/2013 Event sponsored by the Black Student Union is the first among many to take place during Black History Month.
33 Students, citizens and alumni gather at Homecoming Festival
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:17, p.6
10/23/2012 Included display of murals and student organization booths; photo.
34 Stewart and Anderson receive Lux Service Award
Yowler--Jaime William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.1
4/27/2012 Ashley Stewart and Joel Anderson received the Lux Service Award, the highest honor bestowed on undergraduates at UNI. The award recognizes those who have outstanding records of service to the university; photo.
35 UNI celebrates women's accomplishments
Public Relations News Release 2011:207, p.1
3/9/2012 As part of Women's History Month, UNI will recognize women's accomplishments with speakers and events throughout the month.
36 Funding debate sparks reform
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.1
2/14/2012 Precedent and interpretation entered into the denial of funding for the Colleges Against Cancer. Concerns expressed that funding be requested more than once by a single organization.
37 March against segregation
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:35, p.3
2/10/2012 Scenes from the symbolic march in Maucker Union. The march ended at the Center for Multicultural Education. The event was sponsored by the Black Student Union.
38 BSU welcomes Black History Month
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.10
2/7/2012 The Black Student Union will host various activities in February, including lectures, dances, and shows. Over twenty events are planned; photo.
39 UNI students roll back to the '70s
Allen--Justin Dale (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.7
2/7/2012 Black Student Union hosted a night of disco fever at the Wellness Recreation Center. The event was well attended and a good time was had by all; photo.
40 'Buttongate' debate questions role of precedent
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.1
2/3/2012 A request to fund buttons by the Black Student Union led to a heated debate in NISG. Previously other organizations had been turned down with such requests. Plans are for a look at changing policy.
41 UNI to celebrate Black History Month
Public Relations News Release 2011:158, p.1
2/1/2012 Several events will occur on campus to recognize black history month.
42 UNI announces 2010 Lux Service Award recipients
Public Relations News Release 2009:437, p.1
4/29/2010 The Lux Service Award is the most prestigious award given to three undergraduate students each academic year to acknowledge their service to UNI. Recipients are: Amy Costliow, Ebony Jackson, and Jessica Staudt.
43 Students gain first-hand experiences with oppression
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.1
3/2/2010 Black Student Union sponsored the "Tunnel of Oppression," depicting injustice and other scenarios; photo.
44 Students celebrate Black History Month with old and new traditions
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.6
2/23/2010 Decorating dormitory doors, bulletin boards, movies, speakers, seminars, and read-ins are all used to celebrate Black History Month; photo.
45 Student diversity unifies UNI
Botello--Jewelette (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:52, p.2
4/25/2008 Fourteen student organizations have selected two delegates to serve on the Unify UNI Diversity Committee; will hold the first Diversity Dance in the Commons Ballroom.
46 Multicultural Teaching Alliance at UNI to hold fun night, April 18
Public Relations News Release 2007:611, p.1
4/17/2008 The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host a Fun Night for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa.
47 Black History Month February 2008
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.13
2/8/2008 Schedule of activities for Black History Month; photo.
48 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/29/2007 "Crimson Poetry Slam" will take place Saturday, February 3.
49 Poetry Slam to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
1/26/2007 The Tau Chi Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta and the Black Student Union will present "Crimson Poetry Slam," Saturday, February 3.
50 Award-winning photojournalist to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2001:411, p.1
4/4/2002 Steve Lehman will speak on April 10, and his presentation will be free and open to the public.

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