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Givens--Darvel James (Class of 2012)

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1 The state of inclusion on campus
Hines--Blair (Student--2018), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:52, p.01
4/19/2018 On April 12, 2018, then-Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) Director of Diversity Darvel Givens presented the results of a survey regarding diversity that was sent to students at the end of October 2017. The background information of these results included 84 percent of people working towards their bachelor’s degree, 13 percent working towards their master’s degree, one percent pursuing a doctoral degree, and two percent pursuing more than one. These populations were the basis of the rest of the presentation, and of these people, 90 percent of students have not heard faculty make derogatory comments, and 97 percent of students have not heard administrators or staff make derogatory comments to students.
2 NISG member to be investigated
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015), Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:46, p.01
3/29/2018 An investigation will he be conducted on NISG Director of Governmental Relations, Maggie Miller, on the basis of her devaluing students, abuse of power, and using her position to defame other government members.
3 First NISG Town Hall held in Union
Smith--Monique (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:21, p.01
11/6/2017 The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) held a town hall in Maucker Union. They wanted to provide students with an opportunity to speak with representatives about issues they are concerned with on campus. Issues discussed by the cabinet include mental health, campus safety, and how to get involved with NISG and lobbying; photos.
4 Three UNI graduates receive Lux Service Award
Public Relations News Release 2012:298, p.1
5/17/2013 Karl Baresel of Davenport; Darvel Givens of Waterloo; and Theresa Luensmann of Aspinwall received the university's most prestigious award for undergraduates during the 2013 spring commencement ceremony.
5 Three UNI graduates receive Lux Service Award
Public Relations News Release 2012:299, p.1
5/17/2013 Karl Baresel, Darvel Givens, and Theresa Luensmann were recognized during the 2013 spring commencement ceremony as recipients of the university's most prestigious award for undergraduates.
6 Teju the Storyteller to bring back his drum
Flick--McKenzie Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.7
2/15/2013 The Black Student Union is bringing in Teju the Storyteller again this year to celebrate Black History Month. Teju the Storyteller entertains the audience by telling stories through music and using traditional African drums.
7 Black Student Union hosts fashion show
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.6
2/12/2013 The Black Student Union hosted a Black in Time Fashion Show as part of Black History Month. The shows hosts, Rob Byrd and Ray Vynn Schauf, joked around and shared historical information about the fashion.
8 March against segregation
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:35, p.3
2/10/2012 Scenes from the symbolic march in Maucker Union. The march ended at the Center for Multicultural Education. The event was sponsored by the Black Student Union.
9 'Buttongate' debate questions role of precedent
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.1
2/3/2012 A request to fund buttons by the Black Student Union led to a heated debate in NISG. Previously other organizations had been turned down with such requests. Plans are for a look at changing policy.

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