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1 Remembering West Scheel
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 119:53, p.01
4/24/2023 The Northern Iowan staff writes a commemorative piece to remember, West Scheel, a UNI student who recently passed away.
2 Blue safety phones to be removed
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:47, p.01
4/3/2023 UNI is introducing the Rave Guardian app that will take place of the blue safety phones located sporadically on campus; photos.
3 Resources on campus to help students finish strong
Guthrie--Peyton (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:41, p.01
3/6/2023 Peyton Guthrie writes about the services that The Office of Academic Advising, Student Life, The Learning Center, Student Accessibility Services, and The Counseling Center offer to help students finish the spring semester strong; photo.
4 You matter at UNI week
Schafbuch--Aubrey (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:36, p.04
2/13/2023 You Matter At UNI week is put on by the Student Health & Well-being Coordinator and UNI Counseling Center and will be held February 27-March 3, 2023. Aubrey Schafbuch interviews students and staff who explain the importance of this week and lists out the events and how students can get involved; photo.
5 Take care of yourself during finals week
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:28, p.01
12/8/2022 Emma Koehler points out on-campus resources as well as tips that can help students make it through finals week; photo.
6 Five tips to survive freshman year
Lauren--Abigail (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:4, p.04
9/8/2022 Abigail Lauren gives freshmen tips on how to get through their first year of college. Some of the tips include utilizing UNI's Counseling Center, setting clear expectations with roommates, and talking one on one with your professors; photo.
7 Food and financial insecurity
Janes--Lennon (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.3
3/7/2022 Lennon Janes gives their opinion on food and financial insecurity of students at the university; photo.
8 Meet the candidates: VP for Student Life
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:34, p.2
2/14/2022 The final three candidates for the Vice President of Student Life position are introduced; photo.
9 September is suicide prevention month
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:6, p.03
9/16/2021 A column about National Suicide Prevention and Awareness month and related resources; photo.
10 Take time for you this finals season
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 117:24, p.03
11/9/2020 Student Wellness Services gives advice as finals approach; photo.
11 UNI honors student killed in accident
Mass--Emma'Le (Student--2019), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:17, p.01
10/15/2020 The UNI community mourns the loss of freshman music education major, Isaac Roerig; photo.
12 Counseling Center holds "In My Shoes" exhibit
Vadhera--Aashita (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:13, p.4
10/1/2020 Riley Rodemaker, and graduate and program assistant at the UNI Counseling center, is putting together an exhibit called "In My Shoes" which will be on display in the Maucker Union.
13 Counseling Center hosts mental health conference
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:9, p.05
9/17/2020 The Counseling Center hosts its second annual mental health conference virtually; photo.
14 NISG holds presidential elections: Boeding and Greene
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:35, p.01
2/13/2020 Elle Boeding and Rachel Greene are running for student body president and vice president, respectively, for one reason: "For the Students." Boeding and Greene talk about their platform in the article and are currently running unopposed.
15 UNI police locate missing woman
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.02
11/14/2019 The search for Courtney Elsbernd of Waterloo is over. Elsbernd was found dead in a UNI remote parking lot in a car. No sign of foul play is suspected in her death.
16 Counseling Center sees policy change
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), NI Archives
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.02
10/8/2019 The UNI Counseling Center has altered its scheduling policy for the 2019-2020 school year, partially due to the declining enrollment.
17 Mental health deserves more
Bennethum--Abigail (Student--2019), NI Archives
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.03
10/8/2019 Opinion Columnist, Abigail Bennethum expresses why Iowa needs to do better in regards to mental health.
18 Tips for a safe homecoming
Chaney--Beth (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:16, p.03
10/18/2018 Several tips on how to safe safe during homecoming weekend.
19 Health center needs more changes
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:42, p.03
3/5/2018 The author gives her opinion on several different ways that the Student Health Center could become more accessible to students.
20 Meet the NISG presidential candidates
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:37, p.01
2/15/2018 So far, three presidential campaigns have officially registered as student organizations and are eligible to actively campaign. Drew Stensland and Kristen Ahart are running as Drew and Kristen for UNI. Sean Dugan and Chad Schafer are running as Sean and Chad UNIted for Change. Tristan Bernhard and Cole Malcolm are running as Tristan and Cole for UNI; photos.
21 Counseling Center sees backlash
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:29, p.01
1/18/2018 A tagline used by the Counseling Center using the phrase "worrywarts" has upset some students. One student said the tagline has caused people they know to no longer support the center because the center made light of a serious condition; photo.
22 Phone psychology
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:17, p.01
10/23/2017 Adam Butler, a psychology professor at UNI, warns of the potential psychological effects of over using one's smartphone. There may be a connection between smartphone use and a person's mental health; photo.
23 Assault advocacy office comes to campus
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:7, p.02
9/18/2017 UNI brings a campus coordinator from the Riverview Center to help students who have been affected by sexual assault. There will be a support group as well as counseling available; photo.
24 Keeping mental health in check
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:24, p.02
11/19/2015 Mental health services on campus are promoted following the deaths of two UNI students.
25 The flawed "I'm fine" system: be truthful with yourself
Carr-Murphy--Hannah (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:17, p.3
10/26/2015 Columnist Hannah Carr-Murphy urges students to be honest about their problems, because she feels it helps in the long run; photo.
26 Getting the grit: SWS tips for overcoming academic obstacles
Lobberecht--Kayley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.3
9/21/2015 Graduate assistant Kayley Lobberecht details how she got over academic obstacles and the steps that can be taken to follow in her footsteps; photo.
27 Counseling hours extended
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:4, p.1
9/10/2015 A new service at the UNI Counseling Center allows students to receive counseling at any time of the day; photo.
28 Are you depressed?
Aarhus--Morgan Elizabeth (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:11, p.1
10/6/2014 The University of Northern Iowa's Counseling Center will be offering free depression screenings for students and staff on October 8th.
29 Safe place to stay
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.1
5/1/2014 The Department of Residence is currently in the process of creating gender inclusive housing for students; photo.
30 Depression hits home in Cedar Falls
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:42, p.1
3/6/2014 Talks about the rates of students suffering from depression and the types of issues they face. Gives statistics for the three Iowa state schools.
31 Wait line grows at counseling center
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:27, p.1
12/10/2013 The number of students requesting counseling is increasing and the Counseling Center is short staffed. Students may have to wait longer to receive counseling, but the center is doing their best to meet the student's needs.
32 Students cope with mid-semester stress
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:21, p.4
11/8/2013 Students have many different ways of dealing with mid-semester stress. Many students are involved in activities outside of the classroom, which only adds to their stress level. There are many resources on campus to help students deal with stress; photo.
33 Fast Facts about UNI
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 8
4/27/2012 Fourteen facts about the university; including four photos from events; photo.
34 Keep yourself healthy at the Student Health Clinic
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 11
4/27/2012 Several services are available at the health clinic, including yearly physicals, lab work, pharmacy services, and counseling services. There is no charge for office visits; photo.
35 UNI graduate students to hold stress-relief day for Aplington-Parkersburg students
Public Relations News Release 2010:336, p.1
4/22/2011 Twelve UNI grad students will lead relaxtion exercises with Aplington-Parkersburg students.
36 Digital bullying: a growing concern among students
Botello--Jewelette (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:15, p.5
10/19/2010 Bullying has been around for years. New technology and social networking has been linked to a recent increase in student suicides; photo.
37 Depression screenings hope to give comfort to students
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.1
10/15/2010 Counseling Center offered free, anonymous depression screening for students. The screenings may determine early indicators of depression. Steps can then be taken to aid the student.
38 UNI announces inaugural Diversity Matters Award recipients
Public Relations News Release 2009:233, p.1
1/21/2010 Ten individuals were recently honored for their efforts to enhance diversity during the second-annual town hall meeting on diversity.These students, faculty and staff received the inaugural UNI Diversity Matters Award. Recipients listed.
39 Counselors offer advice on how to handle test anxiety
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.10
11/13/2009 Helpful tips provided to students having difficulties taking examinations. Workshop was sponsored by the Student Health Center; photo.
40 The College Eye
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.11
8/28/2009 New column examines urban legends. The relationship between a roommate's suicide and the grade point for the semester of the survivor are not related.
41 Typical college symptoms hint to deeper problems
Strong--Jocelyn Jane (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:49, p.10
4/14/2009 Anxiety Screening Tests were free, confidential, and open to UNI students, faculty, and staff. Testing took place in the Counseling Center; followed by a private meeting to discuss the assessment.
42 UNI Guidance Counselor Advisory Board meets April 6
Public Relations News Release 2008:458, p.1
4/9/2009 The board is made up of 24 guidance counselors from high schools across Iowa. The board meets twice each year to discuss enrollment issues such as student recruitment, admission requirements and financial aid.
43 Panelists discuss mental health
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:22, p.1
11/14/2008 Public Relations Campaign class organized panel to raise awareness of mental illness by localizing issues and showing that research done in other areas can affect Iowans; photo.
44 An ignorant opinion
Sweeney--Jill Marie (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.7
10/28/2008 Response to a previous article on anorexia written by Nick Krob.
45 Advice Central
Battin--Ellen Margaret (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:3, p.16
9/9/2008 Will answer questions on health, sexuality and academic pursuits.
46 UNI Counseling Center offers anxiety screening program
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:50, p.1
4/18/2008 May 2 is National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day. Counseling Center will offer a test for anxiety and depression. Normally 15-40 students take advantage of the tests.
47 A firsthand staff account from Dancer Hall
Parrott--Megan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.A
3/14/2008 Observations of the lockdown from within Dancer Hall; photo.
48 UNI reacts to possible gunman; suspect in custody
Public Relations News Release 2007:494, p.1
3/11/2008 UNI Police were notified of a possible gunman threatening a student. Students and faculty were notified via the UNI Alert system and all nine residence halls were locked down.
49 UNI student found dead on Saturday
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.3
11/13/2007 Carlos Teran Yengel, a graduate student in Industrial Technology, suffered a heart attack and died in College Courts.
50 Counseling Center helps students
Lee--Claire (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:1, p.5
8/24/2007 Twenty-four hour on-line screening is available at the Counseling Center. Counselors are trained listeners.


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