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1 In review: Gun violence near campus
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:49, p.01
4/12/2021 On April 4, one person was injured on College Hill due to his own firearm discharging, however, this is not the first incident related to gun violence that has taken place on College Hill. Within the past five years, seven reports involving guns were reported. With the change in Iowa Law allowing less regulation regarding gun ownership, many fear that gun related incidents will become more common in the next few year; photo.
2 Sexual Assault Reported
Northern Iowan
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.02
8/27/2018 This short article is an alert that a sexual assault had occurred on campus and provides contact information that victims can use to seek support.
3 LTE: addressing hate crimes through unity
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 114:50, p.03
4/12/2018 In his letter to the editor Professor Steve Corbin calls attention to hate crimes and puts out a challenge to Christians, Muslims and Jews to lead the way in bringing down the hate crime crusade.
4 McGregor attacks bus in New York
Riepe--William (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:50, p.06
4/12/2018 Sports Writer William Riepe reports on an attack of a New York bus by UFC champion Conor McGregor. McGregor was charged with three counts of assault and one count of criminal mischief, photo.
5 Arrest made in Masala robbery case
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:43, p.02
3/8/2018 Mujo Avdic, of Waterloo, was arrested on charges of felony burglary in the third degree for allegedly robbing Mirch Masala Grill. Avdic is being held at Black Hawk County Jail; photo.
6 UNI student arrested for sexual abuse
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:20, p.01
11/2/2017 UNI student, Brandon Charles Westendorf, was arrested on charges of Third Degree Sexual Abuse for an alleged sexual assault. Westendorf was later released after posting bond; photo.
7 Former UNI football player shot and killed
Wauters--Joel (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.09
10/19/2017 Former UNI football player, Jaz Granderson, was shot and killed in St.Louis. He died on October 16, 2017; photo.
8 Clothesline Project brings awareness
Smith--Monique (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:15, p.02
10/16/2017 UNI's Women and Gender Studies (WGS) Program hosted the Clothesline Project to raise awareness of violence against women as a part of the Relationship Violence Awareness Month. People who have been effected by violence could write anonymous messages on the t-shirts that would be hung up around the Union; photo.
9 Gunshot heard on campus
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:14, p.02
10/12/2017 The Office of University Relations has reported there was a gunshot heard on campus. The investigation is ongoing.
10 After nine years... The Juice is loose again
Pady--Dylan (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:12, p.06
10/5/2017 O.J. "The Juice" Simpson was released from jail after serving 9 years in prison; photo.
11 UNI student arrested for burglary, possession
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.01
9/28/2017 UNI student, Shane Michael Ferrari, allegedly broke into two vehicles near 2301 Franklin Street and stole property. Ferrari was arrested and later released; photo.
12 Former UNI student arrested for sexual assault
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:2, p.2
8/28/2017 Former UNI student Donghyuk Kim was arrested for sexual abuse in the 3rd degree.
13 From law enforcement to incarceration
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:15, p.2
10/19/2015 Former Secretary of Homeland Security Bernie Kerik visited UNI as part of the first Iowa Criminal Justice Summit aiming to address the problems in Iowa's criminal justice system.
14 Burglary
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 11:46, p.2
4/2/2015 Two UNI students were arrested for burglary.
15 Public Safety crime log
Northern Iowan 111:43, p.2
3/12/2015 A collection of crimes that happened on campus
16 Amber Alert cancelled
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:42, p.2
3/9/2015 Johnston County sheriff's office cancelled alert after victim had been found
17 Missing funds revealed
Buelow--Allissa (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:30, p.2
1/26/2015 A now former UNI student dance group instructor was found to be improperly disbursing university funds to himself.
18 A call for public action, Cedar Falls
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:29, p.1
1/22/2015 Student Corey Cooling talks about his feelings on the Cedar Falls City Councils decision to not decriminalize marijuana and how it takes focus off real crime.
19 Public Safety crime log
Northern Iowan 111:27, p.3
12/11/2014 A collection of crimes that occurred on campus
20 Assult reported on campus
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:18, p.2
10/30/2014 A sexual assault was reported in Campbell hall.
21 So-called "sexual misconduct"
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:18, p.3
10/30/2014 Christopher Daniel shares his opinion on the recent acts of sexual misconduct on campus and expresses how they should be punished more; photo.
22 Treat Waterloo as a neighbor, not a criminal
Davidson--Ashley (Student 2014)
Northern Iowan 111:11, p.3
10/6/2014 Columnist Davidson asks the students to alter their negative views on Waterloo to more positive views.
23 Unlocked cars lead to thefts
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:8, p.1
9/25/2014 Nineteen car owners reported thefts from their unlocked cars on one night; photo.
24 The lesson and warning of the Ferguson uprising
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:6, p.3
9/18/2014 Student Christopher Daniel shares his opinion on the Ferguson riots and what he thinks police should do in the future to prevent protests from becoming violent.
25 Bike thefts on the upswing
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.1
5/1/2014 Warm weather brings out bicyclers on campus. There have been many reports of bike thefts recently. Public safety recommends registering bikes and keeping track of their serial numbers; photo.
26 Panther portraits: Take Back the Night
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.5
5/1/2014 Shows a group of students holding posters in a campus walk as a part of Take Back the Night.
27 Alleged sexual assault on the hill
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.2
4/28/2014 The UNI Police Department investigated an alleged sexual assault. Anyone with information regarding the alleged assault is encouraged to call the UNI Police Department.
28 Decriminalization of weed affects racial justice
Nelson--Nehemiah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.3
4/24/2014 Says that people of minorities or lower class status are the targets of marijuana enforcement laws.
29 It's time to break the silence
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.3
4/21/2014 The author encourages people to break down the taboo in our society surrounding sexual violence and trauma. Many survivors are afraid to tell anyone because of the stigma attached to it. Survivors need to open up and seek help instead of staying silent.
30 Student voices: Given the recent shooting at Fort Hood, what is your stance on gun control?
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:48, p.4
4/7/2014 Several students responded to the question, "Given the recent shooting at Fort Hood, what is your stance on gun control?"; photo.
31 Prevention programs help reduce assaults on campus
Shilhanek--Ian (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.3
4/3/2014 According to the report generated by the Clery Act, there were five forcible sex offenses and one non-forcible sex offense on campus in 2013. The Center for Violence Prevention helps infuse bystander-based prevention education.
32 CF man arrested after gun complaint
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:46, p.2
3/31/2014 Zachary Palmer was arrested after a shooting incident at Hidden Valley Apartments. Palmer fired a handgun into the air while standing on his apartment balcony, and then displayed the weapon in a threatening manner to bystanders.
33 That word doesn't mean what you think it does
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.3
2/27/2014 Says that students make negative assumptions about Waterloo. People often call Waterloo a "ghetto" and associate it with crime. Says that Waterloo does not have the highest crime rate in Iowa. People need to educate themselves on Waterloo.
34 UNI employees victims of tax fraud: at least 53 reports of fraud have been filed by UNI Police
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.1
2/27/2014 Fifty-three UNI employees have been victims of tax fraud this year. When they went to file their taxes, they received an error code that told them their social security number had already been used to file taxes.
35 Cedar Falls crime rate drops in 2013
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:35, p.1
2/10/2014 Crime rates in Cedar Falls have dropped 12.1 percent since 2012. Captain Jeff Sitzmann of the Cedar Falls Police Department attributes the decrease both to Cedar Falls citizens and to the nature of crime.
36 UNI student arrested for alleged extortion
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.1
2/6/2014 Bradley Williams was arrested on February 4 on charges of extortion. Williams filmed a sex tape and took nude photos of a woman. He later blackmailed the woman into giving him money and sexual acts. Bond is set at $10,000.
37 Shot UNI professor will return Monday
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.1
12/13/2013 Professor Julie Husband was shot in the jaw over Thanksgiving break. She and her family were in Ohio visiting family when the incident occurred. Husband will be returning to campus on Monday, December 16.
38 Man arrested for child endangerment
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.1
12/6/2013 Conar Reed was arrested for child endangerment and obstruction of emergency communication on campus. Reed was caring for an infant for several days at Hillside Courts. When the mother returned she noticed bruising on the infants buttocks.
39 Graffiti smears campus after Halloween
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:21, p.1
11/8/2013 Several graffiti reports were filed with police after Halloween. The Honors Cottage, Center for Multicultural Education, and a house off Seerley Boulevard are some of the locations vandalized. Police are looking for the culprit; photo.
40 Police discover missing 'Phi' sign
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:21, p.1
11/8/2013 The "Phi" sign on Alpha Phi's house has been stolen twice this semester. Police have found the "Phi" sign in a student's dorm room along with drugs and equipment to make fake id's. The case is still under investigation; photo.
41 Sexual assault sparks controversy
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:21, p.1
11/8/2013 Sexual assault is becoming increasingly prevalent on college campuses. Many of these crimes are happening in social places, so there is a possibility for intervention. It is estimated that one in four college women will be sexually assaulted; photo.
42 Mental health education is a must
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.3
10/29/2013 The topic for discussion was the school shooting in Sparks, Nevada. Children are not taught how to cope with emotions. Instead, children act out, sometimes in terrible ways. Mental health care is a taboo tobic in modern society.
43 Student who reported sexual assault faces false filing charges
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.1
10/25/2013 A sexual assault was reported in ROTH residence hall on September 15. Since then, the police have uncovered that the sexual activity was consensual. Elizabeth Richmann, the woman that reported the assault, is facing false filing charges.
44 Crime Log
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.5
10/18/2013 A compilation of criminal cases by the UNI Police Department.
45 Public intox popular crime during Homecoming
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.1
10/11/2013 Alcohol is often an issue during Homecoming week. Last year at the football game, seven students were arrested for public intoxication; photo.
46 Report shows UNI has fewer crimes than ISU and U of I
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:8, p.1
9/24/2013 The University of Northern Iowa's campus is safer than both Iowa State University's and the University of Iowa's. Under the Cleary Act, the university must disclose all campus crime reports to the Iowa Department of Education each year.
47 Re-evaluating values, guns, and the U.S. Constitution
Weaver--Alexander (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:7, p.3
9/20/2013 Tells about gun control legislation and the arguments regarding it. The Constitution gives Americans certain rights, but those rights do have limitations.
48 Silver-Where? Missing utensils cost dining centers $9 thousand
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.1
9/13/2013 Eating utensils in both the Rialto and Piazza Dining Centers are slowly diminishing. Each year about nine thousand dollars is spent on replacements. This is directly paid for by the students through price increases; photo.
49 Empathy is just what the doctor ordered
Nicholson--Heather Lynn (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.4
5/3/2013 Says with all of the recent violence in the world, people need to focus on being empathetic and compassionate. We are responsible for ending the violence. Without change, fears the world left for future generation.
50 Bonnie Campbell speaks on Violence Against Women Act
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:52, p.1
4/26/2013 Bonnie Campbell, the Iowa Attorney General, came to UNI to speak about domestic violence, sexual abuse, and the Violence Against Women Act; photo.


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