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1 Is the spring break "bronze glow" really worth it?
Goodman--Samantha (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:39, p.03
2/28/2019 An opinion columnist, Samantha Goodman examines the dangers of tanning beds.
2 Flu shots offered on campus
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.02
10/15/2018 The Student Health Center will be offering five walk up clinics where students can receive a flu shot.
3 LTE: prioritize maternal and children's health
Khan--Nadir (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.03
8/27/2018 In this letter to the editor, discuses their opinion on the importance of the Reach Every Mother and Child Act, and urges readers to contact their representatives and encourage them to support it.
4 UNI switched from Pepsi to Coke
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.01
8/27/2018 Amelia Duax reports on UNI's campus wide switch from Pepsi to Coke products. There are mixed feelings about the change; photo.
5 National Eating Disorder Awarness Week
Hottle--Brooke (Student 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.03
2/22/2018 Column submitted by Graduate Assistant Brooke Hottle calls attention to National Eating Disorder Awareness Week and provides a schedule of each day's events.
6 FMLA not "student-first" at UNI
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:30, p.02
1/22/2018 The United Faculty labor union at UNI created a committee to review the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). They will review and make recommended changes to best serve the faculty and their family.
7 Insurance increases for UNI, staff
Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:27, p.02
12/7/2017 UNI has had an increase in their insurance costs when revisions were made to the Iowa Public Employment Relations Act. The insurance increase could be as much as $3500 per family. The revision has also limited what employees are able to negotiate.
8 Wellness Wednesday hopes to bring change
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:20, p.05
11/2/2017 Student Wellness Services hosts sessions every Wednesday titled "Wellness Wednesdays." The five week sessions are intended to help students find ways to develop skills to better cope with college life; photo.
9 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.
10 Attendance policies hurt students
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:11, p.03
10/2/2017 Columnist Wolfe argues that professors should not have an attendance policy. Wolfe claims it can be detrimental to sick students, students with mental health struggles, and many others. Instead she claims professors should find a more creative solution than an attendance policy; photo.
11 Health and environmental benefits of veganism
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.03
9/28/2017 Columnist Wolfe discusses her thoughts on the benefits of vegetarian and vegan lifestyles; photo.
12 Self-care tips for stressed out students
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.5
8/24/2017 Columnist Brenna Wolfe gives advice to students on how to manage stress during the school year; photo.
13 Pink is for prevention: 90 percent of cancers could be preventable
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.3
10/22/2015 Kamyar Enshayan urges students to focus on early detection and prevention of cancer; photo.
14 UNI Right to Life responds to 'War on Christianity'
Northern Iowan 112:6, p.3
9/17/2015 UNI Right to life clarifies their organization's goals and dismisses beliefs that being in the group requires being religious.
15 Bat crazy: an unexpected roommate
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:3, p.3
9/3/2015 Columnist Abbi Cobb once thought bats were harmless, but a close encounter with one and some research told her otherwise; photo.
16 Promoting body positivity
Wiese--Brooke (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:53, p.3
4/27/2015 A small group of students went out of their way to promote body positivity.
17 Hashtag for health
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:36, p.1
2/16/2015 The UNI health science club has began using social media to promote healthy living.
18 Be positive!
Haislet--Shawna A (Health Education)
Northern Iowan 111:17, p.4
11/3/2014 Guest columnist Shawna Haislet urges students to look on the brightside and keep a positive attitude.
19 Are you depressed?
Aarhus--Morgan Elizabeth (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:11, p.1
10/6/2014 The University of Northern Iowa's Counseling Center will be offering free depression screenings for students and staff on October 8th.
20 UNI to host public information panel on Ebola
Public Relations News Release 2014:74, p.1
10/3/2014 UNI will host a public information panel on the Ebola virus October 8, in the College Eye Room in Maucker Union.
21 Vaccines do not cause Autism
Irving--Brett David (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:10, p.1
10/2/2014 Columnist Irving explained the claim that vaccines cause Autism in the news and why it is not true.
22 Consider midwifery as an alternative birth plan
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.3
4/21/2014 The author encourages young women to look into having a midwife help with pregnancy and the birthing process instead of a hospital. Midwives help ensure comfort with natural births. The cost associated with a midwives is also much less than a hospital.
23 UNI American Marketing Association completes Blue Zones Project Organization Checklist
Public Relations News Release 2013:226, p.1
3/31/2014 UNI's American Marketing Association (AMA) completed the Blue Zones Project Organization Checklist. AMA is the first business organization on campus to complete the Blue Zones checklist. AMA hopes other student organizations will follow their lead.
24 Simulating effects of alcohol
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:44, p.1
3/13/2014 The Iowa Governor Traffic Safety Bureau hosted an event to shed light on how to consume alcohol responsibly. There were sobriety tests, tips on how to be safe while drinking, and a water pong game; photo.
25 UNI to host event on feeding Black Hawk County
Public Relations News Release 2013:190, p.1
2/25/2014 UNI's Center for Energy and Environmental Education will host "Feeding Black Hawk County Region". The event is for community leaders and will discuss local food and the economic and health impacts of it.
26 Awareness week to educate students
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:39, p.4
2/24/2014 UNI aims to inform students and faculty about the dangers of eating disorders through Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The events will feature panel discussion and information on the signs and symptoms of eating disorders.
27 UNI film screening to explore cancer prevention
Public Relations News Release 2013:173, p.1
2/11/2014 UNI will be showing the film "Living Downstream" and hosting a discussion about links between the environment and cancer. It will include a lot of information on environmental contamination and how to work towards a healthier environment.
28 Adderall things considered
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.4
12/13/2013 The author thinks that the underlying problem to Adderall abuse is the intense pressure placed on students to succeed. Many students that are abusing Adderall are top students. Students need to realize that their health is more important than grades.
29 Shot UNI professor will return Monday
Hausler--Jonathan Wesley (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.1
12/13/2013 Professor Julie Husband was shot in the jaw over Thanksgiving break. She and her family were in Ohio visiting family when the incident occurred. Husband will be returning to campus on Monday, December 16.
30 Step back and stop obsessing over body image
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.4
12/13/2013 The author encourages women everywhere to stop obsessing over body image and to accept and be happy with the way they look. Women need to be comfortable with who they are and how they look. Appearance is not as important as the media portrays it to be.
31 Don't worry, just be happy
Venuto--Kayla Jewel (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:27, p.4
12/10/2013 Author reminds readers that by monitoring their thoughts they can be a happier person. Count your blessings instead of constantly complaining. Simply by thinking in a different way you can live a happier life.
32 Wait line grows at counseling center
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:27, p.1
12/10/2013 The number of students requesting counseling is increasing and the Counseling Center is short staffed. Students may have to wait longer to receive counseling, but the center is doing their best to meet the student's needs.
33 Adderall use on the rise
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.1
12/6/2013 Studies show that more and more university students are using Adderall and related drugs in attempts to improve focus. These drugs are having very negative side effects and long-term health issues. Students should use other methods to improve focus.
34 UNI to host free educational forum on the Affordable Care Act Tuesday, Dec. 10
Public Relations News Release 2013:135, p.1
12/5/2013 UNI will host a free educational forum on the Affordable Care Act. Stephene Moore, Health and Human Services regional director, will present information on the Affordable Care Act.
35 UNI wellness initiatives recognized by Blue Zones Project
Public Relations News Release 2013:138, p.1
12/5/2013 The Blue Zones Project recently designated UNI as a Blue Zones Worksite. UNI offers many resources and opportunities helping students to live a healthier life. The Blue Zones Project is a global initiative to promote healthy living.
36 Obamacare could affect student hours
Gibbs--Hannah Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.1
11/12/2013 Due to the Affordable Care Act, UNI is looking into limiting student employee hours to twenty hours a week. This will help the university to reign in insurance fees once the Affordable Care Act has been implemented.
37 Mental health education is a must
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:18, p.3
10/29/2013 The topic for discussion was the school shooting in Sparks, Nevada. Children are not taught how to cope with emotions. Instead, children act out, sometimes in terrible ways. Mental health care is a taboo tobic in modern society.
38 Future of electronic cigarettes stuck in a haze
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.1
10/22/2013 Electronic cigarettes are becoming more popular on college campuses. However, these electronic cigarettes were not considered under Iowa's Smoke Free Air Act. Some universities are considering banning electronic cigarettes from campus; photo.
39 McMillian gives food for thought
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:15, p.1
10/18/2013 Tracie McMillan, author of "The American Way of Eating: Undercover at Wal-Mart, Applebee's, Farm Fields and the Dinner Table", spoke about American eating habits. Professor Weedman adapted the book into a play that was performed for McMillian; photo.
40 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.
41 UNI helps further 'Healthiest State' initiative
Public Relations News Release 2013:82, p.1
10/7/2013 UNI is joining the movement to make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation. There will be several walks held on October 9 to get people out and moving. President Ruud, Mrs. Ruud, and Mayor Crews will be participating in the walk.
42 UNI lecture will explore "The American Way of Eating"
Public Relations News Release 2013:71, p.1
9/26/2013 Best-selling author, Tracie McMillan will be speaking on America's eating habits and food industry. There has been a shift in food choices towards convenience and cheaper products. The lecture will also explore the social and economic impacts of food.
43 Theatre UNI to present 'The American Way of Eating'
Public Relations News Release 2013:68, p.1
9/25/2013 UNI will present, "The American Way of Eating" in the Bertha Martin Theatre. The play was adapted form the best-selling book "The American Way of Eating", showing how American food is harvested and prepared.
44 UNI professor to lecture on Alzheimer's and dementia
Public Relations News Release 2013:61, p.1
9/19/2013 Elaine Eshbaugh gerontology professor at UNI is available to speak on Alzheimer's and other related dementias. UNI is the only school in Iowa who offers an undergraduate gerontology degree. She is very passionate about Alzheimer's.
45 Panther Plot produces Harvest Fest
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:6, p.1
9/17/2013 The Panther Plot welcomed students and community members to their Harvest Festival. The Panther Plot was created to help students to learn about where their food comes from. The food grown is given to the Dining Centers and local food bank; photo.
46 Film series rolls onto campus
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.6
9/13/2013 The Reaching for Higher Ground program hosted a showing of the film "Food Matters". After the film a discussion was held over the importance of eating healthful foods.
47 Recognizing hunger: Speaker addresses how to be more in tune with your body
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.6
9/13/2013 UNI hosted Evelyn Tribole to speak about the importance of making peace with your body. It is better to eat healthy than to go on extreme diets. Many audience members found Tribole's presentation informative.
48 Beat the heat and grab a glass
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:4, p.3
9/10/2013 The author stresses the importance of staying hydrated especially with the high temperatures. Drinking plenty of water is one of the easiest ways to beat the heat.
49 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.
50 Documentaries to be shown for UNI's Reaching for Higher Ground series
Public Relations News Release 2013:36, p.1
9/5/2013 UNI will be showing a number of documentaries as part of the Reaching for Higher Ground project theme "Food Matters". Anyone is welcome to attend these events.

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