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1 How to get your security deposit back
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 115:51, p.03
4/22/2019 Aspen Olsen, AmeriCorps member with the Waterloo Regional Office of Iowa Legal Aid, submits a guest column then written by Cara Strike discussing receiving back security deposits for rented or leased properties upon move-out.
2 Changes coming soon to campus living
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017), Benzing--Madison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:25, p.01
11/30/2017 The Department of Residence (DOR) is making changes in the residence halls across campus. Second year students will now be allowed to live in Panther Village. Students can also opt-into all-gendered housing, allowing students to live with anyone regardless of gender; photo.
3 Like father, lite son: A tradition continues
Huntley--Zach (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.02
10/19/2017 Father Todd Madden (Class of 1987) and son Michael Madden both attended UNI and ended up living in the same off-campus house. Both share their experiences and discuss Madden Construction, their family business; photo.
4 Cedar Falls looks to restrict rentals
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:3, p.1
9/8/2014 A task force was created in Cedar Falls to confront an abundance of rental problems.
5 Watch out for housing restrictions
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:2, p.3
9/4/2014 Student Eric Boisen warns students about new housing restrictions that are to be enacted by the City of Cedar Falls; photo.
6 Shuttle running out of steam
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:54, p.1
4/28/2014 UNI's Panther Shuttle may be in jeopardy next year. For the past three years funding has been $30,000 in the red according to Thomas Madsen, former NISG president. The complexes have not signed the revised contracts to pay for advertising on the shuttle.
7 Proposed housing changes and rates released for 2014-2015
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.1
1/30/2014 UNI is reducing their summer room and board rates for 2014-2015 to encourage more students to remain in Cedar Falls over the summer. Regular and board will increase by about 2.9 percent. Dining Rates are also expected to increase about 2 percent; photo.
8 Corrections
Northern Iowan 109:43, p.2
3/15/2013 Sara Rockow was incorrectly identified as Kristina Kofoot in the March 12 issue of Northern Iowan. Veteran housing benefits are based on years served rather than rank.
9 Veteran housing benefits to drop
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:42, p.1
3/12/2013 Incoming students serving in the military will be receiving housing assistance. The Basic Allowance for Housing has been re-evaluated and is re-adjusted each year. This will not affect current military students at UNI.
10 Let us pee in peace (and choose who we live with)
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.4
2/12/2013 Author feels students have fewer and poorer choices when it comes to the lack of open, gender-neutral housing and bathrooms.
11 NI Archives
Poll--Brandon Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:18, p.10
10/28/2011 A look back at the NI on October 27, 1967. A highlight was female students with at least sophomore standing and parental permission had a no hours policy. Freshman had to be in the dorms by 1:00am. Dorm contracts were for a semester; photo.
12 Seeds of Hope Clothing Drive provides support for abuse victims
Collins--Elizabeth L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 107:53, p.6
4/26/2011 Seeds of Hope, a non-profit organization, helps prevent domestic violence and provides support during transitional periods. Students are helping with a clothing drive.
13 UNI and Iowa Central Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2009:482, p.1
6/11/2010 Through the program, ICCC students who plan to pursue bachelors degrees at UNI will receive special benefits to help pave the way for academic success at both schools. President Ben Allen and ICCC President Dan Kinney signed the agreement Friday, June 11.
14 UNI and Iowa Western Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2009:68, p.1
9/18/2009 The College "has a long history of working with Iowa's community colleges, which play an important role in providing higher education to Iowans," Allen said. "This new connection to to IWCC gives students a direct link to UNI.
15 Increased student enrollment challenges Admissions, DOR and UNI as a whole
Smit--Jeremy Ryan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:5, p.4
9/15/2009 Budget cuts and increasing enrollment have led to increased class size and an increased demand for dormitory space. Temporary housing has been set up in lounges in the Towers and Quads; photo.
16 The search for home sweet home
Baumgard--Molly Marie (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:29, p.7
1/23/2009 Helpful suggestions/questions for students considering the move to an off campus apartment; photo.
17 UNI students attend regional conference for university housing
Public Relations News Release 2008:230, p.1
11/18/2008 Students traveled to Kansas City, MO., last month to participate in the Upper Midwest Region Association of College and University Housing Officers conference. The UMR-ACUHO is a collection of professionals whose goal is to educate and conduct research.
18 UNI and Kirkwood Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:228, p.1
11/17/2008 "This new connection to Kirkwood gives students a direct link to UNI from the day they sign up for the program, and we believe it will make earning a bachelor's degree a reality for more and more Iowans," according to President Ben Allen.
19 A big thank you to the parents
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:13, p.8
10/14/2008 Recognizes sacrifices made by parents for their children; appreciates parents for providing clothing, housing , food, and education for their children.
20 UNI and Iowa Valley Community College District announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:72, p.1
9/12/2008 "UNI has a long history of working with Iowa's community colleges, which play an important role in providing higher education to Iowans. This new connection to the Iowa Valley Community College District gives students a direct link to UNI."
21 UNI and Des Moines Area Community College announce Admissions Partnership Program
Public Relations News Release 2008:48, p.1
9/5/2008 This new connection to DMACC gives students a direct link to UNI from the day they sign up for the Admissions Partnership Program, and we believe it will make earning a bachelor's degree a reality for more and more Iowans."
22 Green is the new purple in dorm room décor
Bohnet--Rebecca Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:1, p.15
8/29/2008 Dorm room decorating requires creativity, not being afraid to buy used, and using eco-friendly products; photo.
23 College Bound: Choosing your first home away from home
Public Relations News Release 2007:327, p.1
12/3/2007 On-campus living provides easy access to campus resources.
24 Culture Corner: class war in Cedar Falls
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:20, p.5
11/2/2007 Finds Cedar Falls housing code difficult to understand; unhappy with city housing code enforcement.
25 Proposed new ordinance could affect students
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:20, p.1
11/2/2007 Cedar Falls City Council is considering a points system to track housing infractions; could result in eviction of tenants and loss of license for landlords.
26 A vision for Cedar Falls
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 104:10, p.5
9/28/2007 College Hill improvements, dealing with absentee landlords, and improved communication with student government are major areas of Councilman Enshayan's vision.
27 On or off campus, that is the question
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:7, p.2
9/18/2007 Cost plays an important part in the decision to live on or off campus; photo.
28 Happy house hunting for college students
Schissel--Adam (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:33, p.1
1/30/2007 Tips for choosing an off-campus apartment; photo.
29 Majority of UNI freshmen, sophomores living on campus this fall
Public Relations News Release 2006:178, p.1
9/25/2006 Michael Hager notes an increase of more than 10 percent of students living on campus this fall.
30 Board of Regents to meet May 3 and 4
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/3/2006 Regents will meet at UNI; list of topic discussions including mandatory fees, parking fees, and budget issues.
31 On or off campus depends on personal preference
Schissel--Adam (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:49, p.11
4/7/2006 A comparative look at living on campus and off campus; costs of both kinds of living arrangements; photo.
32 Student voices
Northern Iowan 102:49, p.11
4/7/2006 Students respond to the question, "Where do you live and why?"; photo.
33 University Mills apartments have hidden fees
Hauswirth--Kristopher Francis (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:46, p.8
3/28/2006 Urges students to examine leases carefully before they sign them.
34 The dorms they are a-changin'; UNI meets need for single rooms
Hines--Carmel J. Schoenfelder (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowa Today 90:1, p.10
1/1/2006 A look at the way in which the university has responded to the perceived need for single dormitory rooms; special look at Shull Hall renovations; photo.
35 Fire in Hillcrest Apartments leaves 36 homeless; police still investigating
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:15, p.1
10/18/2005 One apartment was a complete loss, while others received mainly smoke damage; no cause has been determined; photo.
36 Dorm decorating for dummies
Holzmueller--Kate (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:3, p.7
9/2/2005 Offers tips on how to turn a boring dorm room into a place that reflects you and your interests.
37 New owners for Hidden Valley
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:58, p.4
6/24/2005 Group of new owners hopes to make improvements to student apartments.
38 Shull Hall gets go ahead for single rooms
Robertson--Andrew (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:25, p.3
11/23/2004 Shull Hall to be renovated for apartment-style living for upperclassmen.
39 Shull Hall closed for renovations; enrollment, decrease of on-campus students to blame
Robertson--Andrew (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:11, p.1
10/5/2004 Shull Hall to reopen in the fall of 2005 or 2006 after renovations are completed; photo.
40 Throwing money away
Northern Iowan 101:10, p.5
10/1/2004 Believes the Department of Residence policy that requires students who live on campus to purchase a meal plan for campus dining centers pushes many students away from on-campus living.
41 Tenants beware: landlords aren't always fair
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:2, p.7
8/31/2004 Recounts UNI students' personal experiences with local landlords.
42 You know you're in college when
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:1, p.7
8/27/2004 Humorous anecdotes involving college life.
43 Students moving off campus prompt DOR survey
Palmer--Greg (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:55, p.6
4/30/2004 Department of Residence conducts survey concerning student preferences for on-campus living in an effort to stem the tide of students moving off-campus after only one year.
44 DOR: 'Keep costs low'
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:50, p.1
4/13/2004 Explains Department of Residence policies and initiatives in order to keep students living on campus; photo.
45 Recontracting for rooms starts soon
Ellenwood--Jacquelyn D. (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:16, p.1
10/24/2003 Students who want to live on campus next semester can sign up online; photo.
46 Sterling agrees to explore options
Hamblin--Ashley (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:15, p.1
10/21/2003 Coal dust from UNI coal pile is blowing into Sterling apartments; settling dispute out of court.
47 UNI Department of Residence unveils plan to freeze rates for two years
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
7/30/2003 UNI's Department of Residence employs "2-Year Advantage" plan. Plan details are given.
48 Two year advantage passes at UNI, Board of Regents up next
Glasnapp--Brandie L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:57, p.1
6/20/2003 If approved, students may sign a two-year contract to live in dorms with fixed room and board and some fees waived.
49 Towers top floors get trimmed for next fall
Zimmer--Erin M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:53, p.1
4/25/2003 In response to lower occupancy levels in the Towers, floors 9-12 in Bender and Dancer Halls will be closed for the 2003-2004 academic year.
50 Board of Regents meeting at Iowa State University March 11 and 12
Public Relations News Release 2002:378, p.1
3/10/2003 Docket items are listed for the next Board of Regents meeting.


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