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1 White passing: A blessing and a curse
Brothers--Caleb (Student--2022), Stevens--Anna (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.7
3/10/2022 Caleb Brothers describes his journey of self-discovery as a mixed person; photo.
2 Black Lives Matter: group vs. phrase
Richards--Tanner (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.03
4/15/2021 The author questions the motives of the "Black Lives Matter" group and believes they are spreading lies and promoting violence against police officers and white people.
3 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.
4 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.
5 WWII film highlights tramua at home
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.04
2/22/2018 Author Clinton Olsasky reviews the Netflix film "Mudbound" which portrays the post war experiences of two WWII veterans, one who was black and the other white.
6 A night under the big top with Sissy's Sircus
Beisel--Emily (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.Supp. 15
4/30/2015 Sissy's Sircus is a theatrical group supported by the LGBT* groups.
7 UNI faculty and staff proclaim 'We Can Do Better'
Public Relations News Release 2014:106, p.1
11/3/2014 UNI faculty and staff have planned a Day of Solidarity in response to the posts on Yik Yak, it is taking place November 6, near the fountain between Maucker Union and Rod Library.
8 Stop harassing, start accepting
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:10, p.3
10/2/2014 Columnist Cosgrove calls the students of UNI to start accepting LGBT people and used a personal story from his life as an example.
9 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.
10 I 2 am UNIfied
Northern Iowan 110:51, p.1
4/17/2014 UNI hosted an event called I2AmUNI to hear from minority students and the stereotypes that they face. Students were encouraged to share their stories. The event is part of an effort to end stereotypes and encourage diversity education at UNI; photo.
11 Avoiding cultural appropriation
Nelson--Nehemiah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.4
4/10/2014 Defines the kind of discrimination known as "cultural appropriation." Says that cultural appropriation trivializes that culture.
12 Discrimination is no small matter
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.4
3/27/2014 Says Keegan Strabala's opinions in his recent letter to the editor reflect that of the ignorant majority. Says discrimination is no small matter to those who experience it.
13 Labels help forge our identities
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.3
1/30/2014 The author speaks out about the importance of labels and the development of language to better describe groups of people. Labels do not create discrimination. They simply help to describe a group with one word instead of many.
14 Segregation still prominent in modern times
Venuto--Kayla Jewel (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.4
10/11/2013 Says segregation still occurs on UNI's campus. Says the racial based organizations on campus divide the minorities from the rest of UNI's population.
15 Be a part of the community: Speak out for others and serve as an ally
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.4
9/13/2013 The author encourages others to become an ally for those in the LGBT community. He thinks that it is important for our generation to limit prejudice and to be more understanding.
16 UNI to host concert in recognition of Americans facing prejudice
Public Relations News Release 2012:204, p.1
3/1/2013 UNI will present a concert in recognition of Americans who have faced prejudice entitled, "What Happens to a Dream Deferred". It will be held in the GBPAC.
17 DOMA is not a true defense of marriage
Poll--Brandon Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.6
10/30/2012 Author speaks against anti-gay sentiments. Supports same-sex couples lifestyles and contributions to society. Readers encouraged to think more openly and stop discrimination.
18 The 'Race' Race
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:47, p.5
4/3/2012 Believes that diversity is often discussed, but currently is not embraced. Progress has been made in bringing minorities to campus, but inclusion seems to be another matter; photo,
19 Debating in vain
Jensen--Daniel John (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.3
9/27/2011 Reasons for not supporting gay marriage presented.
20 New York's historical vote
Poll--Brandon Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:58, p.3
7/1/2011 Believes that the passage of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage in New York is a positive step forward for the country. New York is the largest state to offer same-sex marriages; photo.
21 Why I am ashamed today to call myself an Iowan
Heyer--Emily Nicole (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.12
2/11/2011 The Iowa House vote to prohibit gay marriages and make recognition of state civil unions illegal has caused the author to question the basis of what Iowans think.
22 Discrimination is discrimination
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:53, p.6
4/27/2010 Readers urged to speak out when observing any forms of discrimination.
23 Coverage of the issues
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:46, p.4
4/2/2010 Editorial staff defends the Northern Iowan against those charging the paper as being a supporter of injustice and discrimination. Censoring content from any person by a journalist is an injustice to society.
24 Panel calls for a more inclusive campus
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:46, p.1
4/2/2010 A panel discussion entitled "Call to Action: a more Inclusive Campus" addressed bias-related incidents on campus and in Cedar Falls. Frustration was evident in the comments; photo.
25 Thank you for the "Tunnel of Oppression"
Mesirow--Amanda J. (Residence Life Coordinator; Dancer Hall)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.6
3/2/2010 Students, staff, and faculty thanked for the hard work that went into the presentation of the "Tunnel of Oppression." Attendance was excellent. Many learned from the experience..
26 Study circle brings campus community together on issues of bias, race
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.1
2/23/2010 Informal group meets to discuss racial, ethnic, religious, and social biases on the UNI campus. The group is very accepting and desires to learn and become aware of the biases; photo.
27 Former professor sues UNI
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.1
2/16/2010 UNI and the state Board of Regents are being sued for discrimination, harassment, and breach of contract by Bradley Barrett, former music professor.
28 Young adults can make a difference
Cantu--Ramon Rolando (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.5
1/26/2010 The enthusiasm of young minds using knowledge, logic, and dedication aid in opening the minds of others in their community.
29 Spreading sunshine
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:24, p.3
11/20/2009 Members of the Northern Iowan staff were not allowed to attend an advertised 'open forum" called by Dean of Students Jon Buse. One was allowed to attend as a student, but later was asked to leave the room. A dangerous precedent was set that day.
30 A type of discrimination overlooked
Gitchell--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.7
11/17/2009 People with disabilities have been discriminated against for years. They have been institutionalized and sterilized. Their abilities have been questioned.
31 Letter from the NISG Executive Branch and NISG President
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.6
11/17/2009 Comments and concerns on the recent incidents of discrimination on campus.
32 Swastika painting upsets UNI community
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.1
11/17/2009 Students spread the word following the discovery of the swastika and message painted on a bench near Rialto Dining Center. A public form revealed other acts of discrimination on campus and a feeling of not being safe; photo.
33 Civil rights vs. civil wrongs
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.7
10/20/2009 The LDS church was active in support of Proposition 8 against same sex marriage. Boycotts of businesses owned by church members and even vandalism took place. Leaders compared events to the voter intimidation of blacks; photo.
34 A change in perspective
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:44, p.3
3/27/2009 An invitation to participate in a discussion group focused on race enlightened the members of the group.
35 The plight of the girl child
Bormann--Emily Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:38, p.7
2/24/2009 Girls born in many areas of the world are subjected to the worst form of gender discrimination. The UN has launched a campaign to aid the "girl child".
36 UNI policy fails to match Iowa law; gender identity discrimination not covered by harassment policy
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:27, p.1
12/12/2008 Believes that gender should be added to UNI policy discrimination and harassment policy; photo.
37 Dorm handles discrimination in unique way
Hill--Kelly Anne (Class of 2008)
Northern Iowan 104:10, p.3
9/28/2007 Dancer Hall resident assistants use new techniques to show the effects of discrimination; photo.
38 Wasting an opportunity
Rognes--Kjersti R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:26, p.8
12/1/2006 Further commentary on Jeff Van Gelder's article entitled; "Sports; Girls just don't understand".
39 Unhappy hour presents wages
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:55, p.13
4/28/2006 Equal Pay Day helps make the public aware that women earn 77 cents to every men's dollar of salary.
40 Size and shape not in job description
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:52, p.7
4/18/2006 Discrimination comes in many forms. There are legal measures that can be taken in cases of discrimination.
41 When dressing presentable makes you a freak
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:30, p.5
1/20/2006 Feels that all people are guilty of stereotyping and judging people they know nothing about.
42 'Sexual Harassment' topic for next 'Leaders on Leadership' workshop
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
4/14/2005 Gwenne Culpepper will discuss how the university strives to prevent harassment and discrimination in the workplace.
43 "West Wing" alum addresses hate, discrimination
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:24, p.3
11/19/2004 Anna Deveare Smith visits campus to speak on discrimination.
44 Bringing discrimination back
Northern Iowan 101:21, p.7
11/9/2004 Hopes America's growing backlash against homosexuality does not extend further into public schools.
45 Fight ignorance
Knight--Lorena (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:55, p.8
4/30/2004 Clarifies a few points about Ned Kelly's article on the "Got Ignorance?" campaign begun by the Hispanic/Latino Student Union.
46 Got Ignorance?
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:54, p.1
4/27/2004 Hispanic Latino Student Union to bring "Got Ignorance?" campaign to UNI to help combat discrimination.
47 The Legacy apologizes for false statements against the NI
Plank--Joshua L. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:52, p.9
4/20/2004 The editor and publisher of The Legacy apologize for false statements made in an article questioning the Northern Iowan's hiring practices.
48 Weight doesn't equate poor physical fitness
Kirchner--Kimberly (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:46, p.10
3/30/2004 Shares feelings on weight control and lawsuits.
49 Panther P. R. a p-r-o-b-l-e-m
Northern Iowan 100:25, p.5
11/25/2003 Criticizes UNI's evasiveness about the athletics program.
50 Panel discussion to mark 30th anniversary of class-action suit against UNI
Public Relations News Release 2002:495, p.1
4/28/2003 On Tuesday, April 29, the UNI Women's Studies Program and the local American Association of University Women chapter will sponsor a discussion panel on the 30 year old lawsuit filed to gain salary equity for female faculty members.


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