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1 Alisanne Struck: Leading the way for Asian students
Springfield--Eboni (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:43, p.1
3/24/2022 Student body Vice President Alisanne Struck describes her time as the first Asian American student to serve as Vice President; photo.
2 NISG recognizes extraordinary student orgs
NISG Senator, Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:42, p.4
3/21/2022 The Northern Iowa Student Government has started a Positive Highlight that will highlight student organizations/individuals who bring a positive atmosphere to our campus; photo.
3 Leila Masinovic: Making history at UNI
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.1
3/10/2022 Leila Masinovic discusses her new position as NISG president and what it means to her to be the first female Muslim student in that position; photo.
4 Student body elects new NISG representatives
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor), Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021)
Northern Iowan 118:37, p.1
2/24/2022 The new NISG representatives are announced; photo.
5 NISG candidates aim to better campus
Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:35, p.1
2/17/2022 NISG introduces the senators that are up for election; photo.
6 Masinovic and Krutsinger; uplifting unheard voices
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:33, p.1
2/10/2022 Leila Masinovic and Micaiah Krutsinger, NISG presidential running mates, talk about their vision for the future of UNI; photo.
7 Why we need to free the tampon
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:28, p.3
1/24/2022 Caroline Christensen gives their opinion that menstrual products should be free to access and free to use for menstruators. NISG and UNI Feminists have been stocking six of the most trafficked bathrooms on campus with the products, which they say have been heavily utilized; photo.
8 NISG holds final meeting of the year
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:27, p.2
12/6/2021 The NISG held its final meeting of the year, passing ten bills and resolutions, denying one, and confirming a new senator; photo.
9 NISG weekly update
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:25, p.1
11/29/2021 Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs, Jose Herrera, spoke at the weekly NISG meeting, discussing the UNI Theatre Department. NISG also voted on 12 pieces of legislation; photo.
10 NISG to host events honoring veterans
Tournier--Tehya (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:22, p.1
11/11/2021 NISG will host the first annual Veteran's Night Out at the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum and Grout Museum in place of the Military Ball. This event will honor those serving currently or in the past; photo.
11 NISG hears from guest speaker, passes legislation
Bauer--Nick (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:21, p.2
11/8/2021 NISG heard from Isabella Perksen about the Green Dot program, the revamped NISG website launch was announced, and members voted on different bills; photo.
12 NISG update
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:19, p.1
11/1/2021 NISG had its weekly meeting, voting in three new members and discussing the Chief of Staff position; photo.
13 NISG weekly update
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:17, p.1
10/25/2021 NISG had their 10th weekly meeting of the semester, where they appointed people to different positions, approved the Panther Tabletop Gaming Club's request for funding, and debated bills; photo.
14 NISG weekly update
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:15, p.1
10/18/2021 Anne Marie Gruber gave a presentation about textbook equity during NISG's regular senate meeting. The meeting also included the approved creation of two new clubs on campus.
15 UNI continues to grapple with O'Kane removal
Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021), Alder--Theo (Student--2021), Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:14, p.1
10/14/2021 Students and faculty fight back against decision to discipline professor for requiring masks. Another meeting with Dr. O'Kane's students was held on October 7, where administrative faculty spoke with them about their class; photo.
16 NISG condemns administration
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:13, p.1
10/11/2021 NISG resolved to give a statement of support for the students in Professor O'Kane's class who were affected by his dismissal. They also voted on committee chairs in this meeting; photo.
17 NISG debates masks, approves funding
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:11, p.2
10/4/2021 Student Body President Samantha Bennett floated the idea of signing a joint student government statement to support giving local universities the authority to implement mask mandates on campus if they choose. NISG also approved funding for the UNI Women's Volleyball Club, the Dancer Hall Activities and Recreation Team, UNI Men's Basketball Club, and Gamma Phi Beta; photo.
18 Student body president, vice-president create plans for new semester
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021), Struck--Alisanne (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.2
9/30/2021 Student Body President Samantha Bennett and Vice President Alisanne Struck have been advocating for mental health, suicide prevention, an inclusive NISG culture, and more online core classes among other initiatives; photo.
19 NISG preps for homecoming, approves funding for men's soccer club
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:9, p.2
9/27/2021 The NISG meeting of the week centered on Homecoming Week festivities, as well as budget information. They also approved $500 for the Men's Soccer Club equipment. Read in Spanish on page 5; photo.
20 NISG se prepara para la semana de regreso a casa, aprueba la financiacion para el futbol masculion
Menedez--Mario (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:9, p.5
9/27/2021 The NISG meeting of the week centered on Homecoming Week festivities, as well as budget information. They also approved $500 for the Men's Soccer Club equipment. Read in English on page 2; photo.
21 NISG confirms associate justice, 10 new directors
Baur--Nicholas (Student--2020), Perksen--Timothy (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:7, p.2
9/20/2021 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) Speaker of the Senate, Sam Caughron, led the meeting in which there was voting to decide those on the Northern Iowa Board of Directors; photo.
22 230 years later, we are still reminded of free speech
Springfield--Eboni (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:3, p.2
9/2/2021 Students' views on the new Syllabus Free Speech Statement required by UNI and free speech in general.
23 Panther Plot pauses, possible return
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:54, p.1
4/29/2021 The Panther Plot, a student run garden at UNI, is being discontinued due to its inability to become self-sufficient. The garden was a place for students to grow fruits, vegetables and other plants; photo. With help from the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG), work is being done towards restructuring the operations of the garden in hopes of one day reopening.
24 Test Iowa site comes to UNI campus
Vileta--Emma (Student--2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:25, p.01
11/12/2020 UNI brings a Test Iowa site to UNI to make getting tested for COVID-19 easier and more accessible; photo.
25 Students for Life: Court upholds Senate decision
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:17, p.01
10/15/2020 The NISG Supreme Court, in a 5-3 vote, upheld a decision made by the NISG Senate to deny UNI Students For Life to be a student organization.
26 UNI community marches for justice
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.01
10/5/2020 A UNI student, Max Tensen, organized a Black Live Matter protest in response to the murder of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Protestors marched from UNI central campus to Cedar Falls City Hall.
27 Health Center implements test fee
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:13, p.1
10/1/2020 The UNI Student Health Service will begin charging $80 per COVID-19 test as the State-borrowed analysis machine is expected to be returned soon.
28 NISG announces election results
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.1
2/27/2020 Elle Boeding and Rachel Greene were elected President and Vice-President respectfully in the Northern Iowan Student Government (NISG). They won with 100% of the vote due to them being the only candidates running for the offices.
29 NISG debate set for Wed., Feb. 19
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.02
2/17/2020 The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will host its annual debate in Maucker Union Coffeehouse. At the event, presidential and vice presidential candidates Elle Boeding and Rachel Greene will speak with students and present their platform. Since Boeding and Greene are the only presidential ticket running, the event will serve more as a town hall session, as opposed to the traditional debate format.
30 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.
31 NISG engages students at open house
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.01
2/3/2020 The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) held their first open house. The event was held to inform students about what they do and how other people can be involved and provide information about the upcoming NISG elections; photo.
32 UNI hosts mock caucus in Maucker
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.01
1/30/2020 UNI students and faculty participated in a mock Caucus.
33 UNI hosts caucus in Maucker
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.01
12/30/2019 The event, held one week before the Iowa caucuses on February 3, was intended to introduce students to the caucus process and the role it plays in the American democratic system. As Hoffman called the group to order, she stressed the value of Iowans' unique experience of being "first in the nation in the caucusing process". Hoffman opened with a general explanation of the caucus process, including how to find your ward and precinct location; photo.
34 REC launches #UNIisnotanAlly compaign
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:19, p.01
11/4/2019 Following President Nook's October 30th email to campus regarding the concerns of the UNI Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC), members of the REC have launched their #UNIisnotanAlly campaign across campus and social media. The campaign was launched on November 1, 2019, and it shared videos of student's personal accounts and testimonies of experiencing racism at UNI. The REC members also passed out fliers and hung them around campus. The article continues to tell the back story on why the REC was founded and what lead up to the launch; photo.
35 Counseling Center sees policy change
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), NI Archives
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.02
10/8/2019 The UNI Counseling Center has altered its scheduling policy for the 2019-2020 school year, partially due to the declining enrollment.
36 Counseling enter sees policy change
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.02
10/7/2019 The UNI Counseling Center has changed its scheduling policy for the 2019-2020 school year. Counseling sessions, which had previously been unlimited for students under the mandatory student health fee, are now limited to five per year. Any additional sessions must now be billed to the student's health insurance. The reason for the change is partially based on declining enrollment.
37 Stand up for public transportation
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:52, p.03
4/25/2019 The author writes about the Student Fees Committee cutting funding for Panther Shuttle and Panther Safe Ride.He argues that public transportation is a right and not a privilege. He encourages students to sign his petition that will be presented to President Nook.
38 New NISG Upper Cabinet commences
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:50, p.02
4/18/2019 The Upper Cabinet picks for Levang and Stites NISG administration were sworn into their positions.
39 Mountainfilm On Tour makes first visit to Iowa
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:42, p.01
3/11/2019 Film Appreciation Club, Green Project, and Philosophy Club hosted Mountainfilm On Tour, a film festival. The evening consisted of 11 short documentaries focused on environmental, political and social issues.
40 Levang and Stites win NISG election
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:39, p.01
2/28/2019 On Wednesday, Feb. 27, Jacob Levang and Jacob Stites were named the new NISG student body president and vice president, respectively for the 2019-2020 school year.
41 Levang and Stites announce candidacy
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:35, p.02
2/14/2019 Sydney Hauer announces the candidacy of Jacob Levang and Jacob Stites who are running for student body president and vice president.
42 Giving intl. students a voice
Khan--Ashan (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 155:34, p.04
2/11/2019 The authors writes international students and how their voices are ignored on campus.
43 Campus trees succumb to infestation
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:31, p.01
1/31/2019 An infestation of the emerald ash borer threats several trees on campus.
44 NISG releases student body election information
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:30, p.02
1/28/2019 Article announces the release of the student body election information by the NISG. Information includes when the election and campaigning will take place and that anyone who wants to create change on the UNI campus is welcome to run.
45 UNI Counseling Center offers cocoa, conversation
Kossayian--Emma (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:30, p.04
1/28/2019 On January 23, 2019 the Northern Iowa Student Government provided cocoa, cookies, and conversation at the Student Wellness Center. After retrieving their cookies and cocoa, the students received a tour of the Student Wellness center that emphasized the Center's goal to be a safe space for all students to come and be heard. Article briefly discusses the the high suicide rates among college students and the importance of providing counseling.
46 Ernst visits UNI for town hall
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:29, p.02
1/24/2019 Joni Ernst held a town hall to answer questions, which mostly centered around the government shutdown, now in its fifth week.
47 New NISG Legislation Liaison Team chosen
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:25, p.02
11/29/2018 NISG has announced it's new members of their liaison team. The team advocates for UNI at the state legislative level.
48 Panther Portrait: UNI-Con
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:23, p.05
11/12/2018 UNI-Con, UNI's annual gaming conference, took over Maucker Union hosted by Panther eSports, Panther Tabletop Gaming, and Dueling Panthers. There were tabletop games, virtual reality consoles, and card games; photo.
49 Students level up at upcoming UNI-Con
Weber--Colby (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.01
11/8/2018 Panther eSports, Tabletop Gaming and Dueling Panthers are partnering together to present the gaming convention, UNI-Con
50 University re-evaluating computer labs
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.02
11/8/2018 The Northern Iowa Student Government is considering renovating unused computer labs.

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