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Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG)

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201 Early voting continues on UNI campus
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.1
10/9/2012 Several locations on campus allow early voting to accommodate student schedules. Iowa makes it easy for people to vote, offering many different options. Students encouraged to get involved and participate in voting.
202 Student body president, vice president discuss goals for year
NI News Services
Northern Iowan 109:12, p.1
10/5/2012 Goals met include registration of two thousand new voters; expansion of Green Initiative on campus; passage of College Readership Program. Final term to focus on approval for two streetlights on campus; improve communication with students; photo
203 Voting: it starts with a whisper
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:12, p.4
10/5/2012 Encourages students to vote in the upcoming election. Voting is a sacred right that dates back to the early days; is an outlet to get your voice and ideas heard ; every vote makes a difference.
204 VoterPalooza helps students register to vote, educates them about candidates
Northern Iowan 109:9, p.1
9/25/2012 NISG hosted VoterPalooza on September 20 at Lawther Field. Various student organizations were represented at the event; photo
205 The University of Northern Iowa's student government to host VoterPalooza
Public Relations News Release 2012:65, p.1
9/17/2012 UNI's Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will host VoterPalooza. Students will have the opportunity to register to vote, learn about candidates, and get more information about election season.
206 A look into the UNI Faculty Senate
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.1
9/14/2012 The role of the Faculty Senate examined: what does the senate do, how was it created, and what is the chair of the faculty senate. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend senate meetings.
207 Be an informed voter
Yowler--Jaime William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.4
9/11/2012 Take time to determine what really matters to you in the upcoming election. Are education, women's rights, or international problems high on your agenda? Examine Web sites, newspapers, and voting records of candidates. Young people need to vote; photo.
208 SIAC changes to SIC
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.2
9/11/2012 Change eliminates confusion with the acronym. The Student Involvement Center covers fraternities, sororities, NISG, and leadership and service programming.
209 From the president's desk
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:4, p.4
9/7/2012 Student body president updates faculty, staff, and students on his activities during the summer and the first weeks of the fall semester.
210 Nov. 6: Mark the date
Yowler--Jaime William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:2, p.7
8/28/2012 Students urged to vote on November 6. Study the candidates and the issues. Remember elected officials make daily decisions that have an effect on our lives. VOTE !!!
211 Welcome from your student body president
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.8
8/24/2012 Students are encouraged to meet new friends and welcome freshmen to campus. A brief introduction to the Northern Iowa Student Government provided; photo.
212 Hello new Panthers !
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 2
4/27/2012 Greetings from the president and vice-president of the student body; photo.
213 More than 300 organizations = endless opportunities
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 15
4/27/2012 Web site for list of student organizations. Categories noted; photo.
214 Stewart and Anderson receive Lux Service Award
Yowler--Jaime William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.1
4/27/2012 Ashley Stewart and Joel Anderson received the Lux Service Award, the highest honor bestowed on undergraduates at UNI. The award recognizes those who have outstanding records of service to the university; photo.
215 Swap 'til you drop for Earth Month
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.7
4/27/2012 Students donating clothing items allowed to choose the same number of items during the first clothing swap. The slogan for the event was; "Reduce, Revamp, Rewear"; photo.
216 What is the world is the Northern Iowa Student Government?
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 24
4/27/2012 Students are elected to positions to represent the students in university and non-university matters. The group promotes activities that are in the best interest of students.
217 My final corny yet meaningful message
Goldsmith--Ian Thomas (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.5
4/17/2012 Outgoing student body vice president Ian Goldsmith reflects on his year of service to student government. He remembers the administration's commitment to students; photo.
218 Changing of the guard
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:50, p.1
4/13/2012 Newly elected senate and executive branch of the Northern Iowa Student Government sworn into office; photo.
219 Panther Portraits
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:50, p.7
4/13/2012 Scenes from the Panther Bash, sponsored by the Northern Iowa Student Government
220 NISG speaker of senate election deemed invalid
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:49, p.4
4/10/2012 Last week's election of Jared Parker as speaker of the senate went against Roberts Rules of Order. Parker consulted with the NISG advisor, other candidates, and members of the senate.
221 Parker named speaker of senate
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Public Relations News Release 108:48, p.3
4/6/2012 Following a vote to suspend the bylaws, Jared Parker was elected by a one vote margin. The suspension resulted when none of the three candidates received a simple majority; photo.
222 Letter to the Editor
Hohnecker--Jill Leigh (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:47, p.5
4/3/2012 Students thanked for their patience and understanding during the election campaign. Students urged to take it one step further and stay informed by attending open meetings of student government.
223 Students unite to advocate higher ed funding at capitol
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:47, p.1
4/3/2012 Budget cuts at UNI were the topic of discussions between legislators and students. Spencer Walrath addressed the press conference in the Iowa capitol; photo.
224 The 'Race' Race
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:47, p.5
4/3/2012 Believes that diversity is often discussed, but currently is not embraced. Progress has been made in bringing minorities to campus, but inclusion seems to be another matter; photo,
225 UNI student body elects leaders for the 2012-2013 school year
Public Relations News Release 2011:228, p.1
3/21/2012 Jordan Bancroft-Smithe will be the new NISG president with KaLeigh White serving as the vice president.
226 UNI debuts UNIty Week
Public Relations News Release 2011:226, p.1
3/20/2012 To celebrate diversity and community UNI will be hosting UNIty Week.
227 Jordan and KaLeigh win runoff election
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:43, p.3
3/9/2012 Jordan Bancroft-Smithe and KaLeigh White are the newly elected leaders of the Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.
228 Meditations on the NISG masked vigilante
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:43, p.4
3/9/2012 The source of 225 tweets between February 10 and March 7 has not been identified. The tweets dealt with the NISG elections and the results.
229 Don't forget the senate
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.4
3/2/2012 The election of president and vice president of the student body overwhelm the election of the senators. Students urged to pay attention to the agenda for the senate and follow the actions of their senators.
230 NISG to host runoff election after no ticket gains majority
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.1
3/2/2012 Bancroft-Smith/White and Burns/Thompson tickets will be on the ballot for runoff election; photo.
231 David Pope for Social and Behavioral Sciences senator
Garraway--Jessica J. (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:40, p.5
2/28/2012 Students urged to support David Pope in the upcoming Northern Iowa Student Government elections.
232 Budget talks require communication, not blame
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.4
2/24/2012 Communication among the administration, faculty, students, and the Cedar Valley is needed during this time of restructuring. People need to know what the plans are for the future. More input has been requested by several parties.
233 Campaigning continues with presidential debate
Finin--Matthew Doyle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.1
2/24/2012 Three slates of candidates are vying for the position of president and vice president of the student body. Maucker Union coffeehouse was the site of the debate; photo.
234 Give students a voice
Alfred--Ryan James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.4
2/24/2012 Certain colleges still lack representation in the NISG. It is too late to get your name on the ballot, but a write-in campaign is still possible.
235 Proud supporter of Kyle and Brendan
Wilson--Joshua David (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.4
2/24/2012 Support expressed for Kyle Burns and Brendan Thompson. Author believes that NISG needs to be fixed from the outside.
236 Funding debate sparks reform
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.1
2/14/2012 Precedent and interpretation entered into the denial of funding for the Colleges Against Cancer. Concerns expressed that funding be requested more than once by a single organization.
237 Campaigning abroad
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:35, p.4
2/10/2012 Students studying abroad face major hurdles if running for office in the Northern Iowa Student Government. Getting on the ballot is very challenging.
238 Complacent senate finally shows signs of life
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:35, p.4
2/10/2012 Editorial board takes the Northern Iowa Student Government senate to task. Poor attendance has resulted in cancelled committee meetings. "Buttongate" may have started a fire among the senators.
239 All-expense paid trips source of controversy
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.4
2/7/2012 Mitch Lingo believes that invitations from the athletic department to the president and vice-president of NISG should be considered lobbying. The NCAA and MVC pay for the all expenses paid trips.
240 Updates on the NISG lower cabinet
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.6
2/7/2012 NISG president explains the work of cabinet members.
241 'Buttongate' debate questions role of precedent
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.1
2/3/2012 A request to fund buttons by the Black Student Union led to a heated debate in NISG. Previously other organizations had been turned down with such requests. Plans are for a look at changing policy.
242 Challenge your potential president
Anderson--Joel Cevin (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.4
2/3/2012 Students urged to ask tough questions of those running for NISG president. Would you trust them with your wallet? Ask them to come to your organization and answer questions. Ask their friends why they support the candidate.
243 General elections on the horizon
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.1
2/3/2012 Northern Iowa Student Government adjusts to changes in the length of the campaign period and a reduction in the number of senators; photo.
244 Positive feedback may keep NYT on campus
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.1
1/31/2012 Northern Iowa Student Government is seeking funding to keep the New York Times available on campus. Students and professors have provided positive feedback.
245 Speak up on behalf of your university
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.4
1/31/2012 Believes that students, parents, grandparents, and the general population need to let their voices be heard in Des Moines and Washington, D. C. concerning the ever increasing costs of education.
246 NISG's exciting upcoming plans
Goldsmith--Ian Thomas (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:30, p.5
1/24/2012 Sturdy suggestion boxes, officers available during lunch on Mondays, Panther Points, increased lobbying efforts, improving the NISG website, and UNIty Week are some of the exciting events planned for spring semester; photo.
247 An update on NISG
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.4
1/20/2012 Free copies of the New York Times are being provided on a trial basis. The response has been positive from students and professors alike. Lighting issues on campus have been addressed; photo.
248 Sissy Allen gives final performance at Oster Regent
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.6
1/20/2012 Nonprofit group, now associated with NISG, donates funds from the last session of "Sissy's Sircus" to the Oster Theatre; photo.
249 Student service fee
Lingo--Mitchell (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 108:28, p.4
1/13/2012 Former student and NISG senator urges the end of all-expenses paid trips to away football games, NCAA tournament games, and MVC tournaments in St. Louis.
250 Tuition: enough is enough
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:28, p.4
1/13/2012 Students, faculty, staff, and parents urged to contact their local legislators and ensure that voices are heard concerning the never ending increases in the cost of education.

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