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1 Percussion concert goes virtual
Kraft--Abigail (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:27, p.05
11/19/2021 UNI School of Music presents various percussion ensembles virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions.
2 Clothesline Project returns to UNI
Goodwin--Antonia (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:13, p.2
10/11/2021 The Clothesline Project returns for its 10th consecutive year this fall. It is an international movement meant to protest violence against women, and will be a three day event on campus; photo.
3 Family weekend returns
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:13, p.1
10/11/2021 Family Weekend is back, as COVID-19 did not allow for one last year. There are many activities for students and parents; photo.
4 Check "DIS" out
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.1
10/7/2021 The Department of Diversity, Inclusion, & Social Justice (DIS) are hosting a Harvest Conference with keynote speaker being former NFL player Jerry James (J.J.) Moses Jr. Read in Spanish on page 3; photo.
5 UNI acogera la conferencia "Harvest"
Mendez Aguilar -- Mario (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.3
10/7/2021 The Department of Diversity, Inclusion, & Social Justice (DIS) are hosting a Harvest Conference with keynote speaker being former NFL player Jerry James (J.J.) Moses Jr. Read in English and see photo on page 1.
6 Was removing Dr. O'Kane from the classroom the right choice from UNI?
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.3
10/7/2021 Jetta Colsch gives her opinion on Professor O'Kane's removal from the classroom after requiring a mask in his class, though it is prohibited by the Board of Regents; photo.
7 I went to a Harry Styles concert and here's what happened
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:11, p.3
10/4/2021 Abigail Saathoff details her Harry Styles concert experience. She spoke of the excitement after two years of waiting for the concert after it was postponed due to COVID-19; photo.
8 NISG debates masks, approves funding
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:11, p.2
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. 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.
9 "The Great Gastby" Maucker Movie
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.4
9/30/2021 CAB is hosting Maucker Movie for homecoming, and to keep up with the theme, "Let the Good Times Roar", they are showing "The Great Gatsby".
10 Change your mind when circumstances change
Gomez--Vilma (Student--2021), Mendez Aguilar -- Mario (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.3
9/30/2021 Vilma Gomez pushes for people to wear their masks even if they have been vaccinated, according to CDC recommendations. Read this article in Spanish and see photo on page 3.
11 Let the good times roar
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.1
9/30/2021 Homecoming is back after the cancellation of the 2020 homecoming due to COVID-19. Traditions established nearly 100 years ago continue to be practiced now, including football, campaniling, and the homecoming parade. Read in Spanish on page 5; photo.
12 Puedes cambiar de opinion cuando cambian las circunstancias
Gomez--Vilma (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.3
9/30/2021 Vilma Gomez pushes for people to wear their masks even if they have been vaccinated, according to CDC recommendations. Read in English on page 3; photo.
13 Que rujan los buenos tiempos
Mendez Aguilar -- Mario (Student--2021), Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.5
9/30/2021 Homecoming is back after the cancellation of the 2020 homecoming due to COVID-19. Traditions established nearly 100 years ago continue to be practiced now, including football, campaniling, and the homecoming parade. Read in English and see photos on page 1.
14 Student body president, vice-president create plans for new semester
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021), Struck--Alisanne (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.2
9/30/2021 Student Body President Samantha Bennett and Vice President Alisanne Struck have been advocating for mental health, suicide prevention, an inclusive NISG culture, and more online core classes among other initiatives; photo.
15 UNI preps for homecoming game vs. Youngstown State
Warrington--David (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.6
9/30/2021 UNI Football prepares to go against Youngstown State for the homecoming game and first Missouri Valley Football Conference game of the year; photo.
16 UNI sees decrease in fall enrollment
Schmidt--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.1
9/30/2021 Fall enrollment numbers are the lowest they have been in decades, but it is because of the increase in early graduations and the lasting impact of COVID-19. Kristin Woods hopes that the increase in freshman class size continues and the reintroduction of UNI counselors in schools will bump up the enrollment numbers in the future; photo.
17 The roaring 20(21)'s
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:9, p.4
9/27/2021 Homecoming returns after COVID-19 stopped the 2020 celebrations. The theme of 2021 is "The Roaring 20(21)'s"; photo.
18 Aspire to Inspire
Solorio--Diego (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:7, p.3
9/20/2021 Diego Solorio gives inspirational words to all students trying to adjust after COVID-19; photo.
19 Clases presenciales o en linea
Elam--Juls (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:7, p.4
9/20/2021 Professor Kamryn Warren discussed the differences between in-person and online classes during COVID-19. Read in English on page 1; photo.
20 Students, professors adapt to in-person classes
Elam--Juls (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:7, p.1
9/20/2021 Professor Kamryn Warren discussed the differences between in-person and online classes during COVID-19. Read in Spanish on page 4.
21 A comparative COVID-19 college experience
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:3, p.5
9/2/2021 Freshman and Sophomore students discuss the changes in COVID-19 procedure between the 2020 and 2021 school year; photo.
22 Dining centers struggle to find employees for new semester
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:3, p.2
9/2/2021 Annie Karr discusses the changes made in the UNI dining centers due to COVID-19 employment shortages; photo.
23 Nook recovers from surgery
Roundtree--Diamond (Student--2021), Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:3, p.01
9/2/2021 President Nook discussed the beginning of the 2021 school year after recovering from back surgery; photo.
24 UNI Opera students present "In The Studio"
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:54, p.4
4/29/2021 UNI Opera and the UNI Art Gallery of Art worked together to put on an online show titled, "In the Studio". The performance had singers from UNI Opera along side a piece of art; photo. The artist was then interviewed and described the reason for the pairing,
25 Vaccine distribution across the world
Northern Iowan 117:54, p.3
4/29/2021 Opinion columnist, Mohammed Rawwas, looks into why some countries had a more effected COVID-19 vaccine roll out than others. The level of state intervention in the market and bureaucracy are dissected .
26 Clinic cancelled as FDA pauses shot
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.01
4/15/2021 On April 14, UNI's on-campus vaccination clinic in the West Gym was cancelled due to the FDA's recommendation to "pause" the Johnson and Johnson shot. The vaccination was paused due to six female individuals having severe blood clots within the last 6-13 days. The UNI Student Health Center had little time to warn students of the cancellation and many students thought that the situation should have been handled better.
27 Get vaccinated now for a healthy fall semester
Maier--Al (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.03
4/15/2021 The author discusses the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) statement about the pause of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. The author believes that by taking these precautions with the vaccines, we will be able to see the faculty, staff, and students vaccinated safely for the fall semester.
28 Maddie Poppe to perform drive-in concert
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.04
4/15/2021 Maddie Poppe, American Idol winner and Iowa native, will be accompanied by Brad & Kate for a drive-in concert on April 30 at 7:00pm in the ITC South parking lot. This event is hosted by the Campus Activities Board (CAB) in collaboration with the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Tickets are free and exclusive to UNI students but can have non-UNI people attend if they are in the car with them; photo.
29 Report: Faculty numbers down at Regents universities
Burrage--Shawn (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.02
4/15/2021 Data from the Iowa Board of Regents reveals that all three of Iowa's public universities are losing tenured and tenure-track faculty. UNI remains committed to professors with 72% of professors tenured or on trach to receive tenure, however, the number of students are declining every year.
30 Students help de-stress through plate smashing
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.04
4/15/2021 Marketing strategy classmates, Alyssa Lawler, Dylan Hayen, and Miranda Stambaugh, brought the Tik-Tok trend of smashing plates with words, memories, or stories written on them to relieve anger and anxiety to campus. This event lead to many students relieving stress and frustration due to the pandemic; photos.
31 COVID-19 on campus: numbers drop
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:49, p.02
4/12/2021 The rates of COVID-19 on UNI's campus has dropped this week with 10 positive cases and 13 self-reported cases; photo.
32 Panther Portrait: Orchesis Annual Gala
Northern Iowan 117:49, p.05
4/12/2021 The Orchesis Dance Company choreographed and performed a variety of pieces in their annual Gala. Their event followed COVID-19 guidelines as all attendees were wearing face coverings and practicing social distancing; photo.
33 Special visit day introduces refugee students to UNI
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:49, p.04
4/12/2021 The Ethnic Student Promoters (ESP) hosted a Refugee Visit Day in collaboration with Des Moines Refugee Support to give refugees an opportunity to experience what UNI has to offer; photo.
34 UNI to host vaccination clinics
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:49, p.01
4/12/2021 UNI students and staff have been given the opportunity to receive a COVID-19 vaccine in an on-campus clinic, April 13-16; photo.
35 Cedar Falls renews mask mandate through mid-May; Nook supports extension
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:48, p.02
4/8/2021 The Cedar Falls City Council has extended the mask mandate to May 19. President Mark Nook spoke to the Council via Zoom showing his support and stating that an extension to June would be beneficial for staff and students K-12. The mask mandate will be reviewed on May 17 for Cedar Falls while Waterloo's mandate remains in place indefinitely; photo.
36 Empleado de Admisiones apoya a los estudiantes multiculturales
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021), Lizarraga-Estrada--Jesus (Associate Director of Freshmen Recruitment and Acccess)
Northern Iowan 117:48, p.01
4/8/2021 Jesus Lizarraga-Estrada, the Associate Director of Freshman Recruitment and Access, reflects on his time at UNI and his current position which helps multicultural students find where they belong. Lizarraga-Estrada emphasizes the barriers of distance, transportation, and lack of resources for all students and has provided future students with Zoom campus visits. This article is printed in Spanish and English; photo.
37 COVID-19 on campus: positivity rates rises again
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:47, p.02
4/5/2021 The COVID-19 positivity rate rose again on UNI's campus resulting in 17 positive cases and 8 self-reported cases. The University continues to urge students to complete the on-campus vaccinations survey because Governor Reynolds promises the State of Iowa will have enough vaccines for all Iowans 16 and older; photo.
38 Put your own needs first, take a break for you
Maier--Al (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:47, p.03
4/5/2021 Many students and even professors are feeling burnout this semester due to the stress of COVID-19 and the lack of Spring break. The author believes that it is important that people take time for themselves and to set boundaries during the school days, especially during these last few weeks. The author urges students to take a deep breath and listen to your mind; photo.
39 Stay safe this homecoming
Student Wellness Services Staff
Northern Iowan 117:47, p.04
4/5/2021 With Homecoming 2020.5 coming up, the author urges students to look at the safety checklist to ensure a fun and safe week. This list includes information about consuming alcohol, how to stay safe, and following COVID-18 guidelines.
40 UNI football vs. USD cancelled, one game left in season
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:47, p.06
4/5/2021 The UNI football team was supposed to face the University of South Dakota on April 1 but it was cancelled due to a COVID-19 tracing within the football program of South Dakota. The game will not be made up leaving UNI with only one game left in the season, the Homecoming 2020.5 game, against North Dakota State on April 10.
41 N.I. en Espanol: SAA reconoce a la facultad y los empleados
Mendez Aguilar -- Mario (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.02
4/1/2021 The Student Admissions Ambassadors (SAA) held their Apple Polisher event virtually this year which recognized the impact of UNI's faculty and employees on students. This article is written in Spanish; photo.
42 Questioning the inclusiveness of education
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Schmitz--Stephanie (Associate Professor--College of Education)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.04
4/1/2021 On March 30, Justin Haegele gave three presentations on Zoom about the inclusiveness in physical education classes for the Carlton-Mellichamp Lecture in Education. His research focused on the visually impaired -- the exclusion they feel, the sense of frustration and bullying, and the body image issues; photo.
43 COVID-19 on campus: numbers spike again
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:45, p.02
3/29/2021 The UNI COVID-19 data spiked last week with the semester's highest positivity rate and case counts so far. However, a survey has been sent out by the Student Health Center gauging interest in on-campus vaccinations to help with lowering the positivity rate on campus. Clinics on campus and in Black Hawk County are preparing planning for spring or early summer to open to students, employees and immediate family members, depending on supply and distribution; photo.
44 FSL kicks off annual 'Greek Week'
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:45, p.05
3/29/2021 The members of the Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) community will kick off their annual Greek Week March 29-April 2. Each day will consist of different activities that represent the four community pillars of scholarship, friendship, leadership, and service; photo.
45 Letter to the Editor: Stand with your APPI Panthers
Panther Initiative For Environmental Equity and Resilience (PIEER)
Northern Iowan 117:45, p.03
3/29/2021 The author believes that the recent hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are unacceptable. They believe people must become educated in racism, stereotypes, racial bias, and xenophobia to help ensure a safe environment for the AAPI community. The UNI administration and community show their support and solidarity with the Asian community and take protective measures for its students' safety and well-being; photo.
46 McCollum mechanical issues cancel class
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:45, p.01
3/29/2021 All classes in McCollum Hall have been cancelled or moved online March 24 through March 30 due to the failure of two bearings in the fan that circulate the air. As a result of the lack of circulation to the central part of the building, McCollum Hall could not meet CDC guidelines; photo.
47 UNI blazes through Leathernecks
Horning--Colin (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:45, p.01
3/29/2021 The UNI football team beat the Western Illinois Leathernecks, 34-20, leaving the Panthers with a record of 3-3 overall and in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Next, UNI will face the South Dakota Coyotes on April 2; photo.
48 Dan Levy to attend homecoming 2020.5
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020), Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:44, p.04
3/25/2021 The week of April 5, UNI is hosting a mini homecoming week titled "Panther Park: UNI Homecoming 2020.5". This week will feature various events sponsored by UNI's Campus Activities Board (CAB) and multiple other organizations on campus and in the Cedar Valley community; photo.
49 Dan Levy to attend homecoming 2020.5
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020), Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:44, p.04
3/25/2021 The week of April 5, UNI is hosting a mini homecoming week titled "Panther Park: UNI Homecoming 2020.5". This week will feature various events sponsored by UNI's Campus Activities Board (CAB) and multiple other organizations on campus and in the Cedar Valley community; photo.
50 March 16 was not just a "bad day"
Maier--Al (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:44, p.03
3/25/2021 The author believes that there has been a growing trend of discrimination against Asian Americans due to the coronavirus pandemic as seen in Atlanta, Georgia leaving six Asian-Americans and two others dead in their place of employment. The author believes that the ones who have lost their lives should be remembered and others who are not experiencing discrimination should stand up and reach out; photo.

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