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Lawther Hall

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1 Dining hall disaster
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:24, p.01
11/17/2022 On Wednesday November 16th, a fan in Rialto Dining Hall malfunctioned which emitted smoke and caused the sprinklers to turn on throughout the dining hall. Students were turned away during the lunch rush but the dining hall was able to reopen at 5pm the same day; photo.
2 Ghastly creatures haunting UNI
NI Archives
Northern Iowan 118:32, p.05
2/7/2022 Reprinted from the October 31, 2003 edition of the paper, the article discusses the ghosts of UNI.
3 Campbell, Lawther to see changes in fall
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:30, p.01
2/4/2021 With residence re-contracting approaching, the Department of Residence announced that in Fall 2021 Campbell Hall will only be used for isolation and quarantine, and Lawther Hall will be shifting into double suites and single rooms; photos.
4 Lawther RLC serves students
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:19, p.05
11/4/2019 Michelle Moyna has been the Resident Life Coordinator (RLC) for Lawther Dorm since July 2019. Her duties include working with college students, supervising the dorm's resident assistants, advising the Lawther Activities Board, serving on the Residence Hall Association (RHA), and chairing the Training Committee; photo.
5 Yemen, praxis and global responsibility
Rawwas--Mohammed (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.03
9/16/2019 In the author's opinion, the war and genocide in Yemen is being exacerbated by the United States government, which should end its involvement with Saudi Arabia and in Yemen. Rawwas supports the efforts of representative Ro Khanna and Bernie Sanders and calls out President Trump and the recent 9/11 memorial event on campus that included a helicopter landing, saying they draw attention away from ongoing civilian causalities; photo.
6 Hillside demolition brings changes, sparks memories
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.01
2/11/2019 Hillside Courts Apartments, a student housing complex of 278 units which had been un use since the 1972-1973 academic year, is in the final stages of demolition; photo.
7 Rider RLC replaced by actual panther
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.05
4/2/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, a panther has replaced Rider Hall's Residence Life Coordinator.
8 CP lots cause tension on north side of campus
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 114:6, p.02
9/14/2017 Students are upset over the lack of parking, particularly C Preferred (CP), on the north side of campus near Campbell and Lawther Halls; photo.
9 Panther Portrait: Rededication ceremony Lawther Hall
Davis--Kirby (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.04
9/11/2017 A rededication ceremony for Anna B. Lawther Hall, which had been closed for remodeling since fall 2015, was held September 8; photos.
10 Lawther opens, while some halls remain empty
Ritondale--Sarah (Class of 2020), Benzing--Madison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:3, p.02
8/31/2017 Lawther Hall has reopened after closing for construction, leading to a surplus of housing and empty rooms on campus. UNI is taking steps of offset the surplus and explore future housing options and renovations; photo.
11 Haunted campus?
Turnis--Kayleen Marie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:18, p.1
10/29/2015 Student Kayleen Turnis discusses the ghosts suspected to be on campus, including Zelda, Augie, and Travis; photo.
12 "Move in move through, and move on"
Northern Iowan 111:32, p.1
2/2/2015 Many changes to the residence halls will occur including the closing of Lawther hall for the 2015-2016 school year due to renovations; photo.
13 You live, you learn; new for fall 2013: living learning communities provide unique experiences
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.20
5/1/2013 Department of Residence will provide academic learning communities for first year students in business, elementary education, and music; other learning communities will be offered as well; photo.
14 Some spirits haunt houses, others haunt students
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.8
10/30/2012 Two ghosts are said to haunt UNI. Augie, a soldier from World War II, resides in Lawther Hall and Zelda, whose present residence is Strayer-Wood Theatre. Rumors of the two ghosts date back as far as the 1970s.
15 Hagemann transitioning to coed hall next year
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:17, p.1
10/23/2012 Women's hall will go co-ed; Lawther Hall will remain a women's hall; response to demand for more co-ed housing; most Hageman Hall residents seem to favor the change; photo.
16 Panther Portraits
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:30, p.9
1/24/2012 Scenes from around campus following a January snow storm; photo.
17 Chalk one up to the residence halls
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.6
10/7/2011 Five residence hall houses completed their chalk murals for Homecoming. Lily House, Jasmine House, and Galliano House received trophies. The event helped students meet others on their floor; photo.
18 Stop living in a suitcase
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:3, p.4
9/2/2011 Students urged to stay on campus during the weekends. It is much easier to make friends and gain from the total university experience.
19 Wi-Fi access planned for all residence halls
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.1
8/26/2011 Wireless Internet access is expected to be completed by October 2011. Network switches were refreshed over the summer. Hagemann Hall was the testing pilot and will be the first to receive service.
20 MAP helps students transition to college
Trampel--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.4
9/17/2010 The Measures of Academic Progress survey is a tool to aid students starting their college career. Ten $50 gift certificates to University Book and Supply will awarded to those participating on the first day.
21 UNI Unplugged competition reduces energy by 24 percent
Public Relations News Release 2009:450, p.1
5/5/2010 The winning residence building, Shull Hall, reduced 24-percent of its energy use, while second place Hageman Hall saw its energy use decrease by 22 percent. "Their hard work paid off with a successful educational campaign and competition."
22 "Let's Talk" diversity program hopes to shed light on diversity
Botello--Jewelette (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.7
10/30/2009 Department of Residence to sponsor diversity program in Lang Hall. A safe conversational forum will be provided to ask potentially awkward questions.
23 Ghosts and spirits in the Cedar Valley
Kenealy--Stephanie Rose (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.22
10/27/2009 Halloween brings the revival of haunted tales. Zelda supposedly lives in Strayer-Wood Theatre. Augie resides in Lawther Hall. Many tales are shared about the escapades of these two ghosts; photo.
24 Warmth flows from residence halls much earlier than years past
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.8
10/16/2009 Due to the unusual cold temperatures, the physical plant has turned on the heat to campus buildings. Weather forecasts and student comments are taken into account in making the decision.
25 Trick of treat in dorms
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:19, p.5
11/4/2008 Costumes were everywhere for Halloween in the dorms. Some dorms greeted trick or treaters in the lobbies, but others had door to door trick or treating; photo.
26 Warm weather activities
Northern Iowan 104:50, p.16
4/18/2008 Activities for relaxation during the warmer weather ahead; photo.
27 High schooler cause for Tuesday's campus threat
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.A
3/14/2008 Text messages sent by Todd Younk to a UNI freshman student contained threats, which resulted in the dormitories being locked down; photo.
28 Crying out with Panther pride
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:14, p.4
10/12/2007 Panther Cry pep rally well attended; photo.
29 Constituencies open
Lingo--Mitchell (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:3, p.4
8/31/2007 Speaker of the Northern Iowa Student Government explains his responsibilities; photo.
30 Construction projects reconsidered
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:3, p.5
8/31/2007 Questions the timing and selection of campus construction projects; requests more student oriented improvements; photo.
31 Why not have doggies in dorm windows?
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:13, p.12
10/10/2006 Pets are against University policy in most cases, even though they are cute. Noise and cleanliness are the main reasons given for the no pet rule. There has been a recent increase in fish in dorm rooms; photo.
32 Ghost stories of UNI are legends of campus
Schissel--Adam (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:18, p.11
10/28/2005 Stories of campus ghosts Augie and Zelda; photo.
33 Urban legends; multiple stories lead to creation of Augie
Stibbs--Michelle (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:16, p.9
10/22/2004 Description of Lawther Hall's Augie legend; photo.
34 Urban legends; is Bartlett Hall haunted?
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:14, p.9
10/15/2004 Description of "eerie" events taking place in Bartlett Hall; photo.
35 Ghastly creatures haunting UNI?
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:18, p.11
10/31/2003 History of ghosts at UNI; photo.
36 Speakers in horseshoe are public nuisance
Foust--Hannah E. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:50, p.10
4/15/2003 Complains about students who turn their radios up so loud that others are forced to listen at all hours of the day and night.
37 Move over, Casper: UNI ghosts no fairytale for many students
Heffernan--Kimberly A. (Classes of 2003 and 2008)
Northern Iowan 98:17, p.13
10/30/2001 Students tell stories about their experiences with UNI's ghosts, Zelda and Augie; photo.
38 Department of Residence announces summer plans
Northern Iowan 97:10, p.4
9/29/2000 Projects are being considered for improvements in the residence halls for the summer of 2001.
39 Home sweet home?
Northern Iowan 97:7, p.1
9/19/2000 Although many improvements were made to the residence halls over the summer, some of the buildings still need repairs.
40 UNI's oldest dorms age gracefully
Northern Iowan 96:55, p.14
4/28/2000 Bartlett and Lawther Halls have provided special housing environments over the years.
41 RAs resign
Northern Iowan 96:39, p.1
2/22/2000 Four of eight Lawther Hall resident assistants resign; no explanation offered.
42 UNI ghosts gain moment of 'ghoulry'
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 96:18, p.8
10/29/1999 Strayer-Wood Theatre's ghost Zelda and Lawther Hall's Augie still haunt campus; photo.
43 Cowpaths crisscrossing campus cause eyesores
Grimstad--Angie (Student--1999)
Northern Iowan 96:9, p.1
9/28/1999 Many students comment on the unattractive appearance of paths worn in the grass, but most use them anyway; photo.
44 Renovations, changes improve campus life
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 96:2, p.14
8/31/1999 Bartlett, Lawther, Bender, Dancer and Rider have been undergoing repair or renovation; dining dollars program expands and more food options are available; photo.
45 Untitled
McCurley--Lynn A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 95:57, p.6
6/18/1999 Construction projects this summer include Lawther and Bartlett Halls; photo.
46 DOR: housing increase needed to fund renovations, repairs
Bingaman--Sarah Marie (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 95:49, p.1
4/9/1999 Room and board will increase 8% this fall to fund work on dorms and dining centers; Cordey House in Lawther Hall will return to 24-hour visitation.
47 UNI construction update
Campus News Network 9:16, p.1
4/5/1999 Spring and summer construction projects include work on Performing Arts Center, Lang Hall, Lawther and Bartlett Halls, Bender and Dancer Halls, Commons, and West Gym, along with several road projects; pedestrian traffic should not be interrupted.
48 Lawther Hall provides parents with private time
Alesch--Amy (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:26, p.10
12/4/1998 Lawther Hall residents will entertain Cedar Falls children at Parent's Day Out.
49 Augie takes a break
Stehn--Molly (Class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 95:18, p.9
10/30/1998 "Augie's Attic" haunted tour will not take place this year because the Lawther attic is deteriorating.
50 Local legends of spooks, spirits
Trumpold--Lisa Ann (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:18, p.9
10/30/1998 Two well-known ghosts on campus are Augie in Lawther Hall and Zelda in the Strayer-Wood Theatre; photo.


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