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1 230 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.
2 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.
3 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.
4 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.
5 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.
6 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.
7 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.
8 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.
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 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.
11 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.
12 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.
13 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.
14 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.
15 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.
16 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.
17 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.
18 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.
19 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.
20 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.
21 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.
22 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.
23 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.
24 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.
25 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.
26 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.
27 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 a card games.
28 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
29 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.
30 Tips for a safe homecoming
Chaney--Beth (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:16, p.03
10/18/2018 Several tips on how to safe safe during homecoming weekend.
31 UNI's enrollment decreases
Duax--Amelia (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:13, p.02
10/8/2018 UNI is introducing new programs to up in enrollment after seeing a trend of lower enrollment over the past several years.
32 #PanthersVote kicks off
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.01
9/27/2018 A non-partisan voting initiative, #PanthersVote, had it's kick off regardless of the predicted rain.
33 #PanthersVote kicking off tomorrow
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:9, p.02
9/24/2018 NISG and other student organization kicked off an on-campus campaign called #PanthersVote to raise political awareness in the lead up to the November midterm elections.
34 Flex meals reduced from 20 to 2
Miene--Adriana (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:9, p.01
9/24/2018 In an effort to make the dining plans more customization and cost efficient the DOR lowered the amount of Flex Meals.
35 Senators sworn in
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:9, p.02
9/24/2018 Two senators for the legislative branch of NISG were sworn in.
36 Senator looks at cost-free menstrual products
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.02
9/20/2018 NISG is researching how to provide free feminine hygiene products in campus restrooms.
37 LTE: NISG responds to Times cancellation article
Konfrst--David (Student--2018), Stensland--Drew (Student--2018), Ahart--Kristen (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.02
9/10/2018 NISG responds to a recent article regarding their decision to cancel their New York Times subscription.
38 New NISG lower cabinet position created
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.01
9/10/2018 NISG passed a unanimous vote for the creation of the lower cabinet director of gender violence position.
39 NISG cancels NYT subscription
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:4, p.01
9/6/2018 Northern Iowa Student Government canceled the New York Times subscription. The newspaper was previously available in Maucker Union.
40 New Student Guide
Northern Iowan 114:54, p.
4/26/2018 A collection of articles welcoming new students to campus and to help them learn about UNI.
41 Political views continue to change on campus
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018), Kraus-Taddeo--Laney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:54, p.02
4/26/2018 The author explores the political views of students and how their college education may influence them.
42 Tails on Trails bring dogs to campus
Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:54, p.01
4/26/2018 The Americorps, Green Project, Men's Rugby, NISG, Sigma Gamma Epsilon and Geography Club hosted Tails on Trails, an opportunity to walk dogs on UNI's trail system.
43 The state of inclusion on campus
Hines--Blair (Student--2018), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:52, p.01
4/19/2018 On April 12, 2018, then-Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) Director of Diversity Darvel Givens presented the results of a survey regarding diversity that was sent to students at the end of October 2017. The background information of these results included 84 percent of people working towards their bachelor’s degree, 13 percent working towards their master’s degree, one percent pursuing a doctoral degree, and two percent pursuing more than one. These populations were the basis of the rest of the presentation, and of these people, 90 percent of students have not heard faculty make derogatory comments, and 97 percent of students have not heard administrators or staff make derogatory comments to students.
44 NISG Senate rejects Chief of Staff nominee
Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:51, p.02
4/16/2018 Though several of the new nominees for Drew Stenland and Kirsten Ahart's cabinet were approves by the Student Senate, their Chief of Staff Nominee was rejected.
45 UNI expands bike-share program
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:51, p.01
4/16/2018 UNI's Bike Share Program is set to expand by 40 new UNI branded bikes that will be available to rent for the year or for a few hours.
46 Miller removed by a vote of 15-2
Madden--Jacob (Student--2015), Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:48, p.01
4/5/2018 Former Northern Iowa Student Government Director of Governmental Relations Maggie Miller was removed after a 15-2 Senate vote.
47 Drew and Kirsten look to connect with students
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.01
4/2/2018 Andrew Stensland and Kristen Ahart take the positions of student body president and vice president respectively
48 SGNI begs for spare change at UI, ISU
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.06
4/2/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, the Student Government of Northern Iowa (SGNI) went to Iowa State University and University of Iowa to try and supplement their funding.
49 NISG member to be investigated
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015), Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:46, p.01
3/29/2018 An investigation will he be conducted on NISG Director of Governmental Relations, Maggie Miller, on the basis of her devaluing students, abuse of power, and using her position to defame other government members.
50 Drew Stensland and Kristen Ahart win runoff
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015), Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017), Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:43, p.01
3/8/2018 Drew Stensland and Kristian Ahart won the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) presidential election; photo.

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