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1 HPV vaccines available at Student Health Center
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 117:37, p.04
3/1/2021 The Student Health Center provides information about HPV and the vaccines, which is now available at the Student Health Center.
2 SWS: protect yourself with HPV vaccine
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.03
2/17/2020 Many people think of HPV as a women's health issue, as it is well-known to cause cervical cancer. HPV can affect all genders. The treatments for some cancers can be devastating to the person and their family. Preventing cancer is so much easier than treating it.
3 UNI alum tells story of battle against cancer
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:47, p.02
4/8/2019 UNI alumni, Dylan Slattery tells his story of his battle against cancer.
4 'Kick It!' campaign uplifts kids with cancer
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Fluegge--Eric (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:39, p.04
2/28/2019 Student, Eric Fluegge starts a campaign called "Kick It Thomas!" Fluegge was inspired to do this be his thirteen-year-old cousin who is battling stage four brain cancer.
5 Is the spring break "bronze glow" really worth it?
Goodman--Samantha (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:39, p.03
2/28/2019 An opinion columnist, Samantha Goodman examines the dangers of tanning beds.
6 Why I relay: A collection of stories of why students decide to relay for life
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017), Ganschow--Katrina (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:43, p.05
3/8/2018 Katrina Ganschow talks about how her life has been affected by cancer and why she relays for life; photo.
7 LTE: When dancing isn't enough
Gregor--Hannah (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 114:29, p.03
1/18/2018 In an letter to the editor, Hannah Gregor encourages anyone who has participated in a childhood illness or cancer research organization to call their representatives and demand better health care for children.
8 Breast cancer campaigns do little to help cause
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:17, p.03
10/23/2017 Columnist Cobb discuses how campaigns go about raising awareness for breast cancer. In her opinion, many organizations are more interested in increasing their own public awareness rather than promoting prevention and research; photo.
9 May the best mustache win: no shave pledge
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.6
11/5/2015 The Colleges Against Cancer student organization held a 'No shave November' party to kick off their month long fundraising event; photo.
10 Alumni rethinks cancer treatment
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:17, p.2
10/26/2015 UNI Alumna Kimryn Rathmell discussed new approaches to cancer treatment at the 19th annual Leland Wilson Lectureship; photo.
11 Love your melon day
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:17, p.1
10/26/2015 The UNI Campus Crew sold stocking caps outside of the Maucker Union to raise money and awareness for children battling cancer; photo.
12 Pink is for prevention: 90 percent of cancers could be preventable
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.3
10/22/2015 Kamyar Enshayan urges students to focus on early detection and prevention of cancer; photo.
13 Cookie 5k-ing against cancer
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.1
10/5/2015 Each year Dance Marathon holds a 5k to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network; this years theme was "cookies"; photo.
14 Love your melon
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.1
4/30/2015 The non-profit organization "Love Your Melon" is coming to the UNI campus; photo.
15 Yellow brick road to hope
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:49, p.1
4/13/2015 Students and staff walked Mcleod for twelve hours during Relay for Life, hosted by The American Cancer Society; photo.
16 Crusade against cancer
Jehn--Jakob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:39, p.4
2/26/2015 Relay for Life is pushing to get more members on the UNI campus.
17 Letter to the editor
Northern Iowan 111:16, p.5
10/23/2014 Gabbi DeWitt of the Pink Ribbon Run Committee writes to the Northern Iowan thanking Gamma Phi Beta and the Student Alumni Ambassadors for their help with the Pink Ribbon Run; photo.
18 Panther portraits: Relay For Life
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.2
4/14/2014 Photographs from the Relay for Life event which took place on Friday, April 11.
19 UNI film screening to explore cancer prevention
Public Relations News Release 2013:173, p.1
2/11/2014 UNI will be showing the film "Living Downstream" and hosting a discussion about links between the environment and cancer. It will include a lot of information on environmental contamination and how to work towards a healthier environment.
20 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.
21 UNI professor overcomes breast cancer and looks to the future
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.1
10/25/2013 Professor Gowrie Gulwadi was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2012. Her chemotherapy ended in March, and her last few surgeries took place in June. She is now breast cancer free.
22 All for a cause; UNI student groups raise thousands for non-profits
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.2
10/1/2013 Student groups raise money for causes such as the Children's Miracle Network and Colleges Against Cancer; raised almost $200,000 in last year; photo.
23 UNI teams up in the fight for breast cancer awareness
Lloyd--Benjamin Daniel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:9, p.8
9/27/2013 The Panther football team, volleyball team, and soccer team will all be wearing pink in addition to their standard purple and gold during the month of October to help raise notice for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
24 Raising cancer awareness through the annual Relay for Life
Public Relations News Release 2012:266, p.1
4/10/2013 UNI will host the annual Relay for Life with this years theme being "Superheroes¿ Saving the World One Birthday at a Time!". UNI Colleges Against Cancer will be host the event.
25 News in photos
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:12, p.3
10/5/2012 Chats sold awareness-themed pink items for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds to benefit breast cancer research; photo.
26 UNI Relay For Life raises $102,000 to fight cancer
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.1
4/17/2012 Cancer awareness was the focus of over one thousand faculty, students, staff, and community members during the annual event. The goal of $100,000 was exceeded; photo.
27 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.
28 Relay for Life Kickoff sows seeds for spring event
Terry--Elissa Danielle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.6
2/14/2012 The Hub hosted the kickoff party. Currently there are four hundred registered participants. The goal is one thousand. The relay will take place at the McLeod Center.
29 Relay for Life Kickoff event prepares for launch
Stewart--Jacob K. (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:35, p.6
2/10/2012 Live performances by three bands will kickoff the annual Relay for Life. The event will take place in downtown Cedar Falls at the Hub.
30 Guest Column
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 108:13, p.4
10/11/2011 Elimination of the cancer contributing factors, including lawn chemicals, urged. Breast Cancer Awareness Month concentrates on the individual to a large extent. Raising money for research is great, but we need to get to the root of the problem.
31 It's October: Be a pink panther
Wilson--Joshua David (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.4
10/7/2011 October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Someday we will cure breast cancer.
32 Pink fire truck promotes breast cancer awareness
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:6, p.1
9/16/2011 The Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Guardians of the Pink Ribbon's fire truck made a stop near Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. The trucks raise awareness and funds for local women's cancer groups; photo.
33 Saving lives: one mile at a time
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:53, p.6
4/26/2011 Chelsea Anderson raised $4000 for cancer research while running the Boston Marathon. She joined nineteen other people running for the cause. Together they raised over $44,000; photo.
34 Relay for Life raises $93,000 for cancer research
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:49, p.7
4/12/2011 Nearly one thousand students participated in this year's Relay for Life.
35 UNI aims to 'Imagine A Whole New World Without Cancer'
Public Relations News Release 2010:266, p.1
3/30/2011 Briefing of events for Relay for Life being held in the McLeod Center.
36 Kickin' off the fight against cancer
Staggs--Lottie Brooke (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.5
3/8/2011 Relay for Life benefited from an evening of music at the Hub on Main Street. The entire five dollar cover charge went to the organization. Lots of entertainment is planned for the relay in the McLeod Center in April.
37 UNI president begins battle with cancer
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.1
12/3/2010 Ben Allen has been diagnosed with early stages of prostrate cancer. He will undergo surgery in mid-January. Provost Gloria Gibson will be acting President during his recovery; photo.
38 Colleges Against Cancer
Hawkins--Ariel L. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:24, p.1
11/19/2010 Group raises money for cancer research. The fundraising projects are also fun. The Great American Smokeout, holiday cards for survivors, and the Relay for Life are some of the activities.
39 UNI students, faculty remember professor of education
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.5
11/16/2010 A candlelight vigil honored Janet McClain near the fountain at the Schindler Education Center. Professor McClain lost her fight with cancer on October 27, 2010; photo.
40 Slacktivism to the rescue!
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:22, p.7
11/12/2010 The breast cancer awareness campaign has been turned into a cheap marketing campaign, according to the author. Slogans and the pink campaign have taken away from fundraising and research activities.
41 'Living Downstream' to show at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:123, p.1
11/1/2010 "Living Downstream" is based on the acclaimed book by ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber, Ph.D. "Our environment is playing a bigger role in the story of cancer than previously assumed," said Steingraber.
42 Losing is not an option
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:13, p.3
10/12/2010 Barbara Grassley shared her experiences with breast cancer with students in order to raise awareness about the deadly disease; photo.
43 Fourth annual Pink Ribbon Run to be held October 2
Snook--Jessica Ann (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:9, p.5
9/28/2010 Proceeds from the $30 entry fee will go toward supporting TEAM, an organization providing support for women living with breast cancer.
44 Brad's Sports Blurb: Lance Armstrong, was it worth it?
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:8, p.6
9/24/2010 The shadow of illegal drug use continues to be in Lance Armstrong's life. He has won seven consecutive Tour de France titles and raised over $250 million for cancer research. This will all be forgotten, if convicted of using drugs; photo.
45 UNI students "Beat Cancer" in Purple Glove Dance Video Contest
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:53, p.8
4/27/2010 YouTube has a video showing several UNI students wearing purple gloves beating up on cancer. The video features the UNI Dance Team, President and Mrs. Allen, and T. C.; photo.
46 A thank you from UNI Colleges Against Cancer
Northern Iowan 106:52, p.4
4/23/2010 Colleges Against Cancer gives their appreciation for everyone who donated and participated in Relay for Life.
47 Panther Portraits
Sagner--Bryce Aaron (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:49, p.10
4/13/2010 Scenes from the eighth annual Relay for Life held in the UNI-Dome; photo.
48 Help UNI 'Make Cancer Walk the Plank'
Public Relations News Release 2009:377, p.1
4/6/2010 UNI is hosting a Relay for Life event to raise money for the American Cancer Society, and is hoping for 1,500 participants this year from faculty, student body, and the Cedar Valley community.
49 Community and students come together to support Ollie
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.6
2/23/2010 Eight thousand six hundred dollars was raised from freewill donations during Ollie's Benefit Bash. Oliver Palmer is an eight year old boy; diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer. Over five hundred attended; photo.
50 Panther Portraits: Up 'til Dawn
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.4
11/6/2009 Scenes from letter writing project asking for donations to support St. Jude's Children's Hospital; photo.

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