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1 LGBTQ+ community showcased in alum's musical
Coloff--Sydney (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.1
3/10/2022 UNI alum, Sarah Julius, created a musical about queer acceptance and celebration that will debut in June; photo.
2 Banning books: A fundamental barrier in education through literature
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.3
3/7/2022 Abigail Saathoff discusses the issues with banning books in schools.
3 Self proclaimed LGBTQ+ ally-ship is dangerous territory
Janes--Lennon (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:32, p.3
2/7/2022 Lennon Janes discusses performative ally-ship and how it does nothing for the LGBTQ+ community; photo.
4 I went to a Harry Styles concert and here's what happened
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:11, p.3
10/4/2021 Abigail Saathoff details her Harry Styles concert experience. She spoke of the excitement after two years of waiting for the concert after it was postponed due to COVID-19; photo.
5 Pass the Equality Act today, protect Iowans and Americans alike
Maier--Al (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:37, p.03
3/1/2021 The author urges the Senate to pass the Equality Act which prevents discrimination on the basis of gender identity or sexual orientation.
6 Recognizing Transgender Day of Remembrance at UNI
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:27, p.04
11/19/2020 The Women and Gender Studies department hosted a candlelight vigil in honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance; photo.
7 Film review: stars shine in "Boys in the Band"
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.5
10/5/2020 "Boys in the Band" is a film staged in New York featuring seven gay friends getting ready for a birthday party. Friesen believes this is an astounding stage-to-screen adaptation that is relevant in today's society and scores a 4 out of 5.
8 'Star Trek' and progressive representation in television
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.03
2/27/2020 The author expresses their opinion on the representation of minority groups in the Star Trek franchises.
9 NISG holds presidential elections: Boeding and Greene
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:35, p.01
2/13/2020 Elle Boeding and Rachel Greene are running for student body president and vice president, respectively, for one reason: "For the Students." Boeding and Greene talk about their platform in the article and are currently running unopposed.
10 LTE: Board of Regents must listen to its students
iowa Student Action
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.3
12/12/2019 The Iowa Student Action organization sends an open letter to the Board of Regents in regards to the rise of tuition and its effects on minority communities.
11 Drag-A-Ganza
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.05
10/28/2019 UNI Proud had it's annual Drag-A-Ganza on October 25 at Maucker Union; photo.
12 Clothesline Project Brings awarness
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.01
10/24/2019 The Clothesline Project has returned to UNI to help spread awareness of violence and abuse that is in our community. The Clothesline Project is an opportunity to share the stories that individuals have lived through or a friend has and to help others. This event is happening in conjunction with Relationship Violence Awareness Month; photo.
13 Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.04
10/14/2019 UNI has made effort to attain inclusion and diversity on campus by hosting several events throughout October, which is LGBTQ+ History Month, to celebrate and inform.
14 Rainbow Reception welcomes students
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.03
8/29/2019 On 8/28/2019, the UNI Gender and Sexuality Services held an event at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center called the Rainbow Reception. The Rainbow Reception was a way to welcome LGBTQ+ community members to UNI and to help learn more about the community. Among the many booths (both political, religious, and academic) there was a speaker presentation that announced a scholarship opportunity called the Thomas M. Davis Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship would be awarded to a UNI student that identifies as trans-gendered; photo.
15 LGBTQIA+ people always welcome at Treehouse
Glenn-Burns--David M.
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.03
4/3/2019 Rev. David Glenn-Burns regrets the decision made by the Worldwide/global Methodist Church to adopt the "Traditional Plan" that states that members of the LGBTQ+ community will not be allowed to hold leadership positions.
16 'That's So Gay' art exhibition
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.02
8/27/2018 A new art exhibit will be shown at the UNI Gallery of Art in the Kamerick Art Building. The exhibit showcases works by LGBT artists and LGBT subject matter; photos.
17 LTE: addressing hate crimes through unity
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 114:50, p.03
4/12/2018 In his letter to the editor Professor Steve Corbin calls attention to hate crimes and puts out a challenge to Christians, Muslims and Jews to lead the way in bringing down the hate crime crusade.
18 LGBT representation in'Love, Simon'
Allen--Jordan (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:48, p.03
4/5/2018 The author writes on how the movie 'Love, Simon' is having a culturally impact in terms of LGBT representation.
19 Welcoming a new Military Service coordinatior
Chidley--Kelsey (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:32, p.02
1/29/2018 Military and Veteran Student Services welcomed Chiquita Loveless as their new Coordinator. Writer Kelsey Chidley explains the extent of what the coordinator does and other groups she works with that help veterans; photo.
20 Dear future panthers...
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:21, p.1
11/9/2015 A forum was held to discuss students issues on campus related to racism and sexuality; photo.
21 Drag-A-Ganza: spooky and sassy
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:18, p.1
10/29/2015 UNI Proud held their drag show "Drag-A-Ganza" in which students can perform regardless of their sexual orientation or gender; photo.
22 A note for the next time you use 'f--'
Thompson--Hunter (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:15, p.3
10/19/2015 Hunter Thompson shares his struggle with homophobic hate speech.
23 Jeopardizing the Union
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:10, p.1
10/1/2015 The UNI LGBTQ and Veterans Association held a "Jeopardy Night" in the Union; students received gift cards as prizes; photo.
24 Student voices
Northern Iowan 112:4, p.5
9/10/2015 Students answer the question "How has the LGBT* Center made you feel more welcome on campus?"
25 Fight apathy, become an activist
O'Brink--Stormy (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.5
4/30/2015 Stormy O'Brink urges people to push for social change; photo.
26 Dear republicans who cry "Jesus"
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 11:51, p.3
4/20/2015 Riley Cosgrove talks about current LGBT issues; photo.
27 "Decades" of Pride at UNI
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:48, p.2
4/9/2015 Pride week is an old tradition at UNI that spans back at least a decade; photo.
28 2014-15 year in review
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.2
5/1/2014 Reviews different events that occurred in the past year; photo.
29 Fight apathy, become an activist
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.3
5/1/2014 Says that many of the world's problems could be fixed if people cared more; photo.
30 Safe place to stay
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.1
5/1/2014 The Department of Residence is currently in the process of creating gender inclusive housing for students; photo.
31 (Re)Orientating the audience
Sempere--Autumn R. (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.6
4/14/2014 "(Re)Orientation" consists of different interactive skits that engage the audience in discussion revolving around gender identity, sexual orientation, and consent in sexual situations. The skits are performed by UNI students.
32 Pride week kicks off with annual drag show
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.1
4/3/2014 UNI Proud's annual drag show was a success. Over five hundred people watched the show in the Union. The drag show was the first event of Pride Week. Every dollar earned during the show was donated to Community AIDS Assistance; photo.
33 Pride week soliloquies
Krogman--Kayla Jean (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.6
4/3/2014 One of the events during UNI Proud's annual Pride Week was the Queer Monologues, which were inspired by the Vagina Monologues. The Monologues consisted of intimate pieces regarding the LGBT community.
34 Discrimination is no small matter
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.4
3/27/2014 Says Keegan Strabala's opinions in his recent letter to the editor reflect that of the ignorant majority. Says discrimination is no small matter to those who experience it.
35 UNI's Pride Week to explore nuances of gender, sexuality
Public Relations News Release 2013:217, p.1
3/25/2014 UNI Proud will kick off the annual campus wide Pride Week. The week will feature many events to raise awareness and support. A number of student organizations have partnered with UNI Proud for some events. All events are free and open to the public.
36 Students test their knowledge of women's history
Northern Iowan 110:44, p.1
3/13/2014 The Feminist Action League held the first women's history month trivia game. They game was composed of questions about women who are typically sidelined in history classes; photo.
37 Breaking out of small matters
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.3
2/27/2014 Says that the recent opinion columns in the Northern Iowan are severely lacking. They only write only about unimportant topics.
38 LGBT center confused with Proud
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.3
2/27/2014 There is an assumption that the new LGBT Center is an extension of UNI Proud. However, the LGBT Center and UNI Proud are separate entities. The LGBT Center is a university resource with the backing of Dean of Students' office. UNI Proud is not.
39 Panthers storm the capitol
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.1
2/27/2014 Many UNI students and faculty when to the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines for the second annual UNI Day at the Capitol. They were able to tell stories about the people at UNI to show the representatives UNI's impact on Iowa.
40 NISG candidates receive support
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:39, p.3
2/24/2014 Several students wrote letters to the editor about the upcoming NISG election. These students spoke out about which candidates were the most qualified and what these candidates have already done to help improve the University of Northern Iowa; photo.
41 Make a place for aces in your heart
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:36, p.3
2/13/2014 The author informs readers that being asexual is normal and needs more acceptance. Asexual people do not experience sexual attraction. This goes against society's obsession with all things sexual. The author encourages people to be more understanding.
42 UNI student gets dream internship
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:35, p.Supp. 8
2/10/2014 Daye Pope landed an internship in Washington, D. C., where he will be working with the Victory Fund organization.
43 It's here, it's queer, it's the new LGBT Center
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.3
1/16/2014 The new LGBT Center opened December 10, 2013. The new center is meant to meet the needs of LGBT students. UNI has come a long way in supporting the LGBT community; photo.
44 Alumni bring character to UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:23, p.1
11/15/2013 UNI alumni like to stay involved at UNI. Many alumni stay in the area after they graduate. The Alumni Association, along with Connecting Students to Alumni, put on events for alumni throughout the school year; photo.
45 We're waiting on the world to change
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:21, p.3
11/8/2013 The author reminds readers that her generation has been given the tools to change the world. Many people have become hopeless when looking towards the future, but this generation can be the solution. We have the opportunity to change the world; photo.
46 Renovations finishing up in Maucker Union
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.1
11/5/2013 The renovations to Maucker Union are finishing up. These renovations include remodeling the International Students and Scholars Office as well as creating offices for the Student Involvement Center; photo.
47 After big win, Sanchez plans activism for future
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:14, p.1
10/15/2013 Steven Sanchez was voted Homecoming queen. He has received support from the majority of UNI. His confidence has been raised due to how UNI has supported him; photo.
48 Biological male nominated for Homecoming queen
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.1
10/11/2013 Steven Sanchez was nominated for Homecoming queen. He identifies as a male transgender student or gender queer. He felt honored that many people supported him and said they would vote for him; photo.
49 Heterosexism still prominent among college students
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:9, p.1
9/27/2013 Heterosexism may be on the decline, but it is a mistake to think it is no longer a problem. However, UNI is taking steps in the right by opening the LGBT center; photo.
50 Reception welcomes LGBT students
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:6, p.4
9/17/2013 The LGBT community had record attendance at the fourth annual Rainbow Reception. This is just one of the many ways UNI is striving to be an open and nonjudgmental university. Many students support efforts of UNI Proud and the LGBT community; photo.


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