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1 Covid-19 on campus: slight decline
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 117:26, p.01
11/16/2020 The UNI Student Health Center reports a decrease in both COVID-19 case counts and positivity rates; photo.
2 COVID-19 on campus
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.01
10/5/2020 The number of cases of COVID-19 on campus reported by the Student Health Center and self-reported tests have remained relatively low and consistent throughout the semester. UNI is following the guidance from the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) announcing that individuals exposed to COVID-19 only have to quarantine if both parties are not wearing masks; photo.
3 IDPH adjusts quarantine recommendations
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:13, p.01
10/1/2020 The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) has adjusted its 14 day COVID-19 quarantine recommendations to exclude exposure when both participants were wearing a mask.
4 DOR preps for recontracting, updates
Cavalier--Kimberly (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.02
1/30/2020 DOR announced a number of changes to student housing effective fall semester 2020.
5 DOR makes changes, looks ahead
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:2, p.02
9/5/2019 Changes made by the DOR include closing Dancer Hall and the first floor of Campbell Hall as well as changing the hours of Rialto Dining Center and Piazza Dining Center for the academic school year. These changes were made to conserve resources to make future improvements to the housing and dining programs.
6 DOR explains 2019-20 dining changes
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:53, p.01
4/29/2019 The Department of Residence has addressed rumors regarding the changes of schedules for the dining halls and meal plans.
7 Hillside demolition brings changes, sparks memories
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.01
2/11/2019 Hillside Courts Apartments, a student housing complex of 278 units which had been un use since the 1972-1973 academic year, is in the final stages of demolition; photo.
8 Flex meals reduced from 20 to 2
Miene--Adriana (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:9, p.01
9/24/2018 In an effort to make the dining plans more customization and cost efficient the DOR lowered the amount of Flex Meals.
9 Rialto to reopen tomorrow at 5 p.m.
Byrnes--Amanda (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:7, p.02
9/17/2018 Rialto Dining Center is set to reopen after being closed for two weeks. The center suffered damages after a joint steam line broke.
10 Dorms experience Labor Day weekend flooding
Husmann--Peyton (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.05
9/10/2018 Several of the on-campus dorms experienced flooding over labor day. Campbell hall was the only one where student rooms were affected.
11 Rialto closed until further notice
Byrnes--Amanda (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.01
9/10/2018 Rialto closes temporarily after a a steam tunnel burst and flooded the the dining center and the Tower Center.
12 Rider RLC replaced by actual panther
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.05
4/2/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, a panther has replaced Rider Hall's Residence Life Coordinator.
13 RLC vacancy in Rider Hall filled
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017), Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:7, p.05
12/7/2017 Rider Hall 's Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) position has been filled after their last RLC left in September 2017. Rider and Hagemann Hall have been sharing their RLC until this time. Students give their reactions to not having an RLC and the news they are getting a new one; photo.
14 Changes coming soon to campus living
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017), Benzing--Madison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:25, p.01
11/30/2017 The Department of Residence (DOR) is making changes in the residence halls across campus. Second year students will now be allowed to live in Panther Village. Students can also opt-into all-gendered housing, allowing students to live with anyone regardless of gender; photo.
15 Despite renovations, students feel unsafe
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017), Dickerson--Andrew (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.02
9/28/2017 UNI got brighter lights installed for on campus. Students say they feel more comfortable with walking home in well-lit areas, but know there is more to be done. The Industrial Technology Center is another place where renovation will happen soon; photo.
16 UNI steps up recycling
Vadhera--Aashita (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:8, p.2
9/24/2015 Although UNI is already recognized as one of the country's most environmentally responsible universities, the Physical Plant is taking further steps to maintain UNI's "Green college" title; such as creating universal recycling bins.
17 DOR bans beer towers
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:3, p.1
9/3/2015 The Department of Residence has issued new rules for all residence halls that ban the display of empty alcohol containers; also places tighter rules on drinkers in the dorms; photo.
18 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.
19 Food for your stomach and mind
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.6
4/14/2014 Next fall the Rod Library will feature a café where students can purchase food and beverages. This is a way to attract more students to the library. The project is funded by the library, Department of Residence, and academic affairs; photo.
20 'I2AmUNI' event will share stories of underrepresented students
Public Relations News Release 2013:248, p.1
4/10/2014 Student are invited to participate in the I2AmUNI event. Students are asked to share their story about how they have felt excluded at UNI. The event was planned by several different multicultural student groups. UNI strives to represent all students.
21 Challenging university costs
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.5
3/27/2014 Gives the facts of the two-year advantage plan offered by the Department of Residence. Says that the plan does not save money in the long run.
22 Dining centers extend breakfast hours
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.1
2/3/2014 In response to the fall customer satisfaction survey, the Department of Residence has extended the dining centers' breakfast hours. They hope this will cut some of their costs in the long run; photo.
23 Proposed housing changes and rates released for 2014-2015
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.1
1/30/2014 UNI is reducing their summer room and board rates for 2014-2015 to encourage more students to remain in Cedar Falls over the summer. Regular and board will increase by about 2.9 percent. Dining Rates are also expected to increase about 2 percent; photo.
24 DOR predicts cost increase: U.S. food production affects prices in Maucker
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.1
11/12/2013 The Department of Residence predicts that prices will increase in response to U.S. food production. Dining services in Maucker Union are doing their best to provide students with the lowest prices possible while still generating enough income; photo.
25 The benefits of unlimited meals
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:14, p.3
10/15/2013 The dining centers have implemented an unlimited meal plan. It encourages students to eat healthier; photo.
26 The dog days of UNI: Record-high temperatures show need for air conditioning in residence halls
Weaver--Alexander (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:3, p.3
9/6/2013 In reaction to the recent heat, the author suggests that university should install air conditioning in the residence halls. He encourages the university to look at its policies and to keep in mind the health and comfort of the student population.
27 Redeker Center gets face lift
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:2, p.2
8/30/2013 The renovations to the Redeker Center were completed just in time for the new school year. About $5.5 million was spent on the renovations. More seating was added to the Redeker Center, and Biscotti's was also expanded; photo.
28 UNI Department of Residence reduces packaging with new dining program
Public Relations News Release 2012:296, p.1
5/14/2013 In the last year, the Department of Residence saved $16,423.13 on paper items in the dining centers. The number of disposed packaging items also decreased by 503,535.
29 6. Living in the residence hall? What to bring (and not to bring)
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.Suppl: 6
5/3/2013 Advises new students what to bring and what not to bring if they are living in the residence halls.
30 7. Take advantage of new dining options available on campus
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.Suppl: 6
5/3/2013 Encourages new students to make use of the new dining center policies. There will be extended hours, as well as changes to the actual meal plans; photo.
31 You live, you learn; new for fall 2013: living learning communities provide unique experiences
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.20
5/1/2013 Department of Residence will provide academic learning communities for first year students in business, elementary education, and music; other learning communities will be offered as well; photo.
32 Finger scanning now an option available to access dining centers
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:46, p.6
4/5/2013 Finger scanners are now available at the entrances of the dining centers. Students can scan their finger to eat instead of using their ID card; photo.
33 Students voice concerns over changes in meal plans
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:44, p.1
3/29/2013 Meal plan options will change for the 2013-2014 academic year. Students will have six meal plan options. This will allow students to eat more small meals rather than eating a few large meals per day. This may prove to be more healthful.
34 Department of Residence seeks applicants for RA positions
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.7
12/7/2012 Department of Residence accepting applications for Resident Assistant positions. Includes details on application process and responsibilities.
35 DNI explores composting options to reduce food waste
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.1
12/7/2012 UNI considering composting options for dining centers on campus. Fresh Beginnings program works with Department of Residence to form plan for composting and recycling options. Input from residential dining and UNI students; photo.
36 Enough is enough
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.6
12/7/2012 Article discusses frustration with parking system at UNI. Gives examples of problems with current systems, offers suggestions for improvement.
37 Construction on Redeker Center begins
Finin--Matthew Doyle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.1
8/31/2012 With the opening of Panther Village, more space was needed in Redeker Center. The expansion will include a new student lounge and more study spaces. Dining services will also be enlarged. Completion is set for August 2013; photo.
38 Friends, colleagues remember Martin
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.1
8/24/2012 Drake Martin died as the result of a fall at Backbone State Park. He served as the assistant director of residence. He was a positive influence on untold numbers of students. He will be missed.
39 Open letter to faculty
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:40, p.4
2/28/2012 The university is experiencing difficult times. Student Body president urges students and faculty to be civil and respect each other. Name calling and false information will not help the situation.
40 Board of Regents approves schematic designs for Redeker Center expansion
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.1
2/14/2012 Department of Residence is hoping that the design phase for the Redeker expansion is completed by late April. Planning is under way to inconvenience students as little as possible.
41 Panther Village rates released
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.2
2/7/2012 The Board of Regents needs to approve the proposed rates for the new dormitories. The Board will act on the rates in April.
42 Updates on the NISG lower cabinet
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.6
2/7/2012 NISG president explains the work of cabinet members.
43 The 5 million dollar question
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:30, p.5
1/24/2012 The Redeker Center expansion questioned. Perhaps a solution is increased hours of service instead of spending money to enlarge the facility; photo.
44 DOR eyes Redeker expansion
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.1
1/20/2012 With the addition of Panther Village, the dining facilities in Redeker Center need to be enlarged to handle additional students; photo.
45 Hager to face challenges as new VP
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.1
1/20/2012 Newly appointed Vice President of Administration and Finance, Michael Hager, admits the University faces difficult decisions in the months and years ahead; photo.
46 A pizza you can't refuse
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:28, p.5
1/13/2012 23rd Street Market now features a Godfather's Pizza Express. Chicken wings and tenders, dessert pizza, and pepperoni rolls are also available. The Market is now a franchise of Godfather's; photo.
47 UNPLUGGED
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.1
12/9/2011 UNI Wi-Fi system is now complete in all residence halls, except Bartlett. Bartlett Hall is due for renovation. Student reaction is positive; photo.
48 Redington serving as interim Dean of Students
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.1
11/18/2011 Director of Residence Life assumes new role. Redington will also maintain her present position. A new Dean of Students is expected to be hired by July; photo.
49 Can we compromise, please?
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.5
11/8/2011 Shuttle transportation after 5PM urged for those who study, use computer labs, or practice late in the day. Shuttles at 10PM twice a week would be a start.
50 Pricing of pop differs from campus to campus
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.3
11/8/2011 Ken Connelly noticed a drastic price difference in soda on a trip to Virginia Tech. Difference can be explained by Pepsi being the exclusive provider on campus; providing scholarship dollars to the University; photo.

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