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Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2011)

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1 Divide and conquer
King--Andi
Northern Iowan 111:48, p.1
4/9/2015 The Honors Student Advisory Board held their second annual Honors Quiz Bowl; photo.
2 A word from the elections blog; NISG debate this Tuesday, Senate candidates.
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:36, p.3
2/16/2015 Corey Cooling urges students to use his blog in order to keep up with the current student election.
3 UNI Department of Languages and Literatures presents awards, scholarhips
Public Relations News Release 2013:271, p.1
5/1/2014 UNI Department of Languages and Literatures presented 23 students with awards and scholarships.
4 Committee unaware of fee hike
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/24/2014 A $25 increase in the Student Services Fee for 2015 was passed without the knowledge of several Student Services Fee Committee members. The fee funds services such as NISG, the Northern Iowan, and athletics; photo.
5 NISG leaders pass the torch
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.4
4/24/2014 NISG President Tom Madsen and Vice President Blake Findley reflect on their time in office. They pass the torch to Kevin Gartman and Paul Andersen; photo.
6 Madsen reflects on student services fee decision
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.1
4/14/2014 Thomas Madsen and Blake Findley approved the Board of Regents' request to remove $25 of funding for athletics from the General Education Fund. This money will be converted to the Student Services Fee fund. Some argue this may not be the right decision.
7 Gartman, Andersen win presidential election
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:41, p.1
3/3/2014 Kevin Gartman and Paul Andersen won the NISG presidential election. Kevin and Paul are planning on educating themselves about their new positions with help from the current NISG president and vice president; photo.
8 NISG campaigning picks up speed
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:37, p.1
2/17/2014 NISG campaigning has gotten off to a quick start. Candidates will have an open forum on February 18 at 5:00 p.m. in the Maucker Union Coffee House. Election polls will open online on February 25 and close on February 26.
9 Revised student assessment instrument will come in spring
Tant--Cassandra Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.1
2/6/2014 A committee has been formed to revise the assessment form that allows students to evaluate their professors each semester. The pilot of the new assessment will be tested this semester. It is important for professors to receive student feedback.
10 UNI dishes up altruism
Northern Iowan 110:30, p.1
1/23/2014 On Martin Luther King Jr. Day over 170 students gathered in Maucker Union to serve the Cedar Valley. The Service and Leadership Council hosted the day of service where students packaged meals for local families in need; photo.
11 Madsen and Findley reflect on semester
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:23, p.1
11/15/2013 Northern Iowa Student Government President Tom Madsen and Vice President Blake Findley reflect on their first semester in office; photo.
12 UNI students discuss class engagement
Harris--Samuel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:21, p.2
11/8/2013 Students and professors discussed student engagement. There was a student-led discussion panel of four students. Fifteen professors attended the discussion. After the discussion, the professors agreed to implement suggestions into the classroom.
13 New research center brings creativity to UNI: the center strives to improve student learning and problem solving
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.3
10/11/2013 The Creative Life Research Center has opened its door here at UNI. It is located in Sabin Hall. The goal of the center is to help make UNI a nerve center for creative research both statewide and nationwide; photo.
14 Tuition freeze could occur again
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.1
10/4/2013 The Board of Regents announced they are supporting another tuition freeze. Student-body president, Tom Madsen, and vice-president, Blake Findley, will go to Des Moines in January to lobby for UNI in the legislature; photo.
15 Renovations planned for Maucker Union: Student Involvement Center, International Services to be updated
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:55, p.1
6/14/2013 Construction will soon start on the upper level of Maucker Union. The Student Involvement Center and International Services will face renovations. An LGBT and Military and Veterans Centers will be added.
16 14. Meet your Northern Iowa Student Government
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.Suppl: 19
5/3/2013 Description of what NISG does and who is currently involved; photo.
17 Bancroft-Smithe and White reflect on year in office
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.1
5/3/2013 The former student body president, Jordan Bancroft-Smithe, and former student body vice president, KaLeigh White feel like their time in office was a success. They wish they could have done more, but they are satisfied with what they accomplished; photo.
18 Hurst and Jessip appointed by Senate
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:53, p.1
4/30/2013 The Northern Iowa Student Government senate approved the appointments of Victoria Hurst and Alicia Jessip. Victoria Hurst will become the new director of governmental relations; Alicia Jessip will become the director of diversity and student life, photo.
19 April 10 senate meeting disappointing
Spoerl--Anthony J. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:50, p.3
4/19/2013 Says that the April 10 NISG meeting was very upsetting because two qualified individuals were denied positions as executive directors. Beth Monnier and Elijah Seay were questioned in an unprofessional way. It was not fair, nor welcomed.
20 Keep an eye on NISG
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:49, p.4
4/16/2013 The author urges students to hold our elected officials of NISG accountable. Leaders need to be able to do the work expected of them, and lead by example. He hopes that our newly elected president and vice president will get the job done.
21 NISG senate rejects 2 directors: Madsen and Findley say future plans are unknown
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:49, p.1
4/16/2013 Northern Iowa Student Government rejected both Beth Monnier and Elijah Seay for positions of the executive branch. Beth Monnier was running as the director of governmental relations, and Elijah Seay as the director of diversity and student life.
22 New senate rejects 2 of 4 executive branch candidates
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.1
4/12/2013 The Northern Iowa Student Government's new president and vice-president, Tom Madsen and Blake Findley, appointed executive directors for NISG. The newly elected senators questioned the appointees. Two of the four appointees did not receive enough votes.
23 Madsen and Findley elected student body president and vice president
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:41, p.1
3/8/2013 Tom Madsen and Blake Findley will be the next student body president and vice president. They beat KaLeigh White and Alicia Jessip by a mere fourteen votes; photo.
24 NISG election results announced
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:39, p.1
3/1/2013 Since none of the candidates for NISG president and vice president received fifty percent of the vote, there will be a runoff election. David Pope and Katie Grassi will not be in the runoff election; photo.
25 Character counts: Vote for Tom and Blake
Rewerts--Gage D. (Class of 2012)
Northern Iowan 109:38, p.4
2/26/2013 In a letter to the editor, UNI alumnus Gage Rewerts, says he supports Tom Madsen and Blake Findley for NISG president and vice president.
26 Meet the candidates for NISG president and vice president
Northern Iowan 109:36, p.1
2/19/2013 Photograph, website, and Facebook information for each candidate for president and vice president of Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.
27 Why I'm voting for KaLeigh and Alicia
Miller--Christopher Olsem (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.4
2/15/2013 Student Chris Miller voices his support for student body presidential candidates KaLeigh and Alicia. He feels they have already done a lot to improve UNI and will continue to do this if elected.
28 Why I'm voting for Tom and Blake
Goldsmith--Ian Thomas (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.5
2/15/2013 Ian Goldsmith voices the reasons why he feels Tom Madsen and Blake Findley are the most qualified to take over the position of student body president and vice president. He feels they have experience that has prepared them for office.
29 NISG votes in support of gradual student teaching fee increase
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Northern Iowa Student Government votes in support of gradually increasing fees starting in fall 2013. Change in state requirements, no income during student teaching, and sudden announcement of increase are reasons for passage of resolution.
30 NISG votes against resolution supporting tuition freeze
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.1
10/30/2012 Board of Regents held a meeting to discuss risk in supporting tuition freeze. Concerns raised regarding whether or not UNI would get additional financial assistance.
31 From the president's desk
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:4, p.4
9/7/2012 Student body president updates faculty, staff, and students on his activities during the summer and the first weeks of the fall semester.
32 What is the world is the Northern Iowa Student Government?
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 24
4/27/2012 Students are elected to positions to represent the students in university and non-university matters. The group promotes activities that are in the best interest of students.
33 NISG speaker of senate election deemed invalid
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:49, p.4
4/10/2012 Last week's election of Jared Parker as speaker of the senate went against Roberts Rules of Order. Parker consulted with the NISG advisor, other candidates, and members of the senate.
34 Parker named speaker of senate
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Public Relations News Release 108:48, p.3
4/6/2012 Following a vote to suspend the bylaws, Jared Parker was elected by a one vote margin. The suspension resulted when none of the three candidates received a simple majority; photo.
35 Northern Iowa Spring Break contest winners
Northern Iowan 108:44, p.8
3/23/2012 Winners named for taking the NI with them on spring break. Prizes were gift cards to Barmuda establishments; photo.
36 Funding debate sparks reform
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.1
2/14/2012 Precedent and interpretation entered into the denial of funding for the Colleges Against Cancer. Concerns expressed that funding be requested more than once by a single organization.
37 New York Times coming to campus
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.1
11/1/2011 Starting in the fall, an eight week trial period will bring the New York Times to Maucker Union. Northern Iowa Student Government will pay for the copies taken during the second four week period.
38 NISG 2011 Senate elections
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.3
2/11/2011 Ballot for this year's senate elections. There are twenty-eight open positions. Students may start write-in campaigns for those positions.

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