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1 The importance of volunteerism
Bennethum--Abigail (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.03
2/17/2020 Opinion Columnist Abigail Bennethum discusses her experience with the UNI Wishmakers and why she believes volunteerism is important.
2 'Walk a Mile' is problematic
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:49, p.03
4/9/2018 The author shares her opinion on a recent column calling for 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,' a walk meant to raise awareness of sexual assault that was originally hosted by Sigma Phi Epsilon. Th author disagrees with the original column and shares why she thinks it's problematic.
3 Bring back 'Walk a Mile' event
Ritondale--Sarah (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:48, p.03
4/5/2018 Columnist calls for the return of 'Walk a Mile' to help raise awareness for sexual assault
4 Breast cancer campaigns do little to help cause
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:17, p.03
10/23/2017 Columnist Cobb discuses how campaigns go about raising awareness for breast cancer. In her opinion, many organizations are more interested in increasing their own public awareness rather than promoting prevention and research; photo.
5 Panther Portrait: Maucker Union piano smashing
Steen--Sierra (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:17, p.05
10/23/2017 Photos of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfoniza fraternity's piano smashing event to raise money for the educational charity Music For All.
6 Swapping clothes for a cause
Smith--Monique (Student--2017), Weber--Carly (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.01
10/19/2017 UNI Colleges Against Cancer is raising money for the American Cancer Society by hosting a clothing swap. Students pay to participate and can swap any cloths they bring for new-to-them clothes. the clothes will be donated to a domestic violence organization; photo.
7 Colorful Miles for Miracles 5K
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015), Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 114:9, p.05
9/25/2017 UNI Dance Marathon hosted their annual 5K to raise money for the University of Iowa's Stead Family Children's Hospital. This years theme was a color run; photo.
8 May the best mustache win: no shave pledge
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.6
11/5/2015 The Colleges Against Cancer student organization held a 'No shave November' party to kick off their month long fundraising event; photo.
9 Noehren Hall 'great scare for a great cause"
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:19, p.4
11/2/2015 Noehren Hall held a haunted house fundraiser for Halloween, where students could donate two dollars or canned food items for a scare; photo.
10 PR class plans to paint the town red
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:19, p.2
11/2/2015 UNI instructor Gayle Pole is working with her Public Relations class to put together a week long fundraiser for heart disease; photo.
11 Love your melon day
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:17, p.1
10/26/2015 The UNI Campus Crew sold stocking caps outside of the Maucker Union to raise money and awareness for children battling cancer; photo.
12 Student generosity stands out at tailgate
Gravert--Gabe (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:15, p.3
10/19/2015 Columnist Gabe Gravert details how generous the students out tailgating were when asked to donate money, and compares them to the less wiling adults; photo.
13 Cookie 5k-ing against cancer
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.1
10/5/2015 Each year Dance Marathon holds a 5k to raise money for the Children's Miracle Network; this years theme was "cookies"; photo.
14 UNI stays busy by raising money and winning games
O'Brien--Alfred (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.6
10/5/2015 The Panther softball team held its second annual Hit-A-Thon, helping raise over $25,000 for the team; photo.
15 KSig dodges for diabetes
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:52, p.1
4/23/2015 Kappa Sigma held their annual "Dodging for Diabetes Research Foundation" in the middle courts of the WRC.
16 Yellow brick road to hope
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:49, p.1
4/13/2015 Students and staff walked Mcleod for twelve hours during Relay for Life, hosted by The American Cancer Society; photo.
17 Dance Marathon
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:42, p.1
3/9/2015 Over a thousand students rallied for the fourth annual dance marathon in the Maucker Union; photo.
18 Crusade against cancer
Jehn--Jakob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:39, p.4
2/26/2015 Relay for Life is pushing to get more members on the UNI campus.
19 'Beers to You and Gourmet Too' presented by Friends of the Gallagher Bluedorn
Public Relations News Release 2014:173, p.1
2/5/2015 This event is a beer and gourmet food tasting, which will take place February 22 at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center. Tickets for this event are $40 in advance or $45 at the door, if tickets are still available.
20 Breaking out the dancing shoes
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:32, p.4
2/2/2015 The 3rd annual Dance Marathon Black Tie Affair was held to help raise money for a good cause; photo
21 DM hosts dance benifit
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:32, p.4
2/2/2015 Dance Marathon hosted a Dance benefit at the GBPAC to raise money for the Iowa City Children's Hospital.
22 Students get creative for a cause
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:31, p.2
1/29/2015 Art for El Salvador is a student run organization focused on raising money to build a school in El Salvador through fundraising with arts and crafts; photo.
23 Christmas carols for a cause
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.4
12/4/2014 A Christmas concert was held in the Gallagher-Bluedorn to help raise money for the Cedar Valley Boys and Girls Club; photo.
24 Speech team fundraising
Noble--Cassidy (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.2
12/4/2014 The UNI Speech Team has joined up with Buffalo Wild Wings to help fund their trip to nationals.
25 United Way "champions" aim high
Alrubh--Fatimah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:23, p.2
11/17/2014 UNI and Cedar Valley United way teamed up to support charities and families in need.
26 Charitable Chili
Hillyer--Dylan (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:16, p.6
10/23/2014 UNI 4 Kids is hosting a chili cook-off in order to raise money for charity.
27 Time to get foamy
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:9, p.1
9/29/2014 A small sea of orange-clad students gathered for the annual UNI Dance Marathon 5k; photo.
28 UNIVA launches crowd funding
Marlin--Kyle (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:4, p.2
9/11/2014 The University of Northern Iowa Veterans Associations is helping pilot a new form of funding for student organizations called crowd funding.
29 Ice Water Challenge for a cause
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:1, p.9
8/28/2014 The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has gone viral. The challenge helps raise money, and awareness, for Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis; photo.
30 Students quest for a cure
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.1
4/28/2014 Over 150 UNI students competed in the annual Quest to Unravel Alzheimer's Scavenger Hunt. Twenty teams raised $10,064 for the Alzheimer's Association; photo.
31 Bringing sexual assault into the light
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.4
4/21/2014 April is Sexual Assault Awareness month. Sigma Phi Epsilon has put on several events to speak out against sexual assault. They think men are more willing to listen to other men to help bring awareness and prevent sexual assault; photo.
32 Greek chapter of the week: Alpha Delta Pi
Shultz--Jacob (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:51, p.5
4/17/2014 Alpha Delta Pi does a lot of work to help out the Ronald McDonald House Charities by fundraising and volunteering. Leadership is also another important quality that this sorority values. Members value the opportunities and friendship they have gained.
33 Men in high heels: students walk to promote sexual consent
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.1
4/14/2014 The men of UNI walked around campus in red high heels to spread awareness of rape, gender violence, and sexual assault. The sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event was hosted by UNI fraternities for Greek Week; photo.
34 Panther portraits: Relay For Life
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.2
4/14/2014 Photographs from the Relay for Life event which took place on Friday, April 11.
35 Saving lives: Phi U hosts suicide prevention walk
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:48, p.1
4/7/2014 UNI's branch of Phi Upsilon Omicron hosted their first Out of the Darkness Walk. Phi U is a national honor society in family and consumer sciences. They were able to raise nearly $6000 for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
36 Walk a mile in her shoes at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:233, p.1
4/2/2014 UNI will host the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes to raise awareness about the serious causes and effects of sexualized violence against women. Registration is going on now.
37 UNI to host walk for suicide prevention
Public Relations News Release 2013:214, p.1
3/24/2014 UNI's chapter of Phi Upsilon Omicron is hosting an inaugural Out of the Darkness Walk. This walk will help raise awareness and money for suicide prevention.
38 UNI Dance Marathon exceeds fundraising goal
Public Relations News Release 2013:201, p.1
3/11/2014 UNI Dance Marathon raised $176,498 exceeding its $125,000 goal. This is the third year UNI has participated in Dance Marathon. UNI Dance Marathon is placed in the top 18 programs in the nation. The money is donated to the Children's Miracle Network.
39 Pledges give aid to kids
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:41, p.1
3/3/2014 Many students participated in UNI's third annual Dance Marathon. UNI Dance Marathon was able to raise $176,498.03 for the Iowa Children's Hospital and the Children's Miracle Network. It was a great way for students to help families in need; photo.
40 UNI to host third annual Dance Marathon
Public Relations News Release 2013:192, p.192
2/26/2014 UNI will host the third annual Dance Marathon. This event raises money for the Children's Miracle Network and the University of Iowa Children's Hospital. Participants stay on their feet for 12 hours and spend time with children will serious illness.
41 Greek chapter of the week: Alpha Phi fraternity
Shultz--Jacob (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.4
2/20/2014 Alpha Phi is a large Greek presence on campus. They do several different volunteer activities as well as holding the Red Dress Gala to raise money for local charities.
42 UNIBusiness student organizations unite for local, global causes
Public Relations News Release 2013:186, p.1
2/20/2014 Student organizations in the College of Business are working together to make positive changes locally and globally. Students will be planting trees in Cedar Falls as well as raising money for International Medical Corps.
43 UNI to host V-Day 2014
Public Relations News Release 2013:168, p.1
2/3/2014 UNI will present a benefit performance of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues". The proceeds from the event will go to Cedar Valley Friends of the Family, a nonprofit victim advocacy agency. There will also be several events about violence prevention.
44 Iowa chariots roll into McLeod
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:27, p.1
12/10/2013 The Iowa Chariots, a wheelchair basketball team played at half time of the UNI women's basketball game. The event raised funds for SportAbility of Iowa and the UNI Adapted Sports Camp. Adapted sports allow disabled people to compete in sports; photo.
45 Drag-A-Ganza takes the stage
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:19, p.1
11/1/2013 UNI Proud's third annual drag show was Halloween themed this year. The even had record attendance with eighty audience members. Several students performed to raise money for the Community AIDS Assistance Project; photo.
46 UNI to host seventh annual Polar Bare Run, Walk or Roll
Public Relations News Release 2013:108, p.1
10/29/2013 UNI Alumni Association and Connecting Alumni to Students are putting on their annual Polar Bare Run, Walk or Roll event. This is a mile-long run, and students are encouraged to bring clothing to donate to the Salvation Army.
47 Panther Portraits: Zombie Walk
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.5
10/22/2013 Photograph of girls participating in Mohair Pair's third annual Zombie Walk. The money raised went to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank; photo.
48 UNI Proud to host Halloween drag show and dance party
Public Relations News Release 2013:99, p.1
10/21/2013 UNI Proud will be hosting their third annual Halloween Drag-A-Ganza. This event includes a drag show, costume contest, and dance party. Attendees are encouraged to tip performers; the money raised will be donated to Community AIDS Assistance Project.
49 All for a cause; UNI student groups raise thousands for non-profits
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.2
10/1/2013 Student groups raise money for causes such as the Children's Miracle Network and Colleges Against Cancer; raised almost $200,000 in last year; photo.
50 A noodle invasion: pirates, pastors, and pasta
Eaton--Samantha Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:7, p.1
9/20/2013 UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers hosted their sixth annual Flying Spaghetti Monster dinner. The proceeds from the tickets sales for the dinner benefitted the Northeast Iowa Food Bank; photo.

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