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Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG)

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351 Time for change
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:41, p.4
3/5/2010 Believes Northern Iowa Student Government is overdue for changes. Only seven hundred students voted in this year's election; leaving over half of the senate positions unfilled. The broadcast of NISG meetings, started by the Cezar-Lobdell team ceased.
352 NISG prepares for upcoming events
Dempsey--Nicholas Stephen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.3
3/2/2010 Student government hears reports, announces "Panther Pickup," and upcoming newsletter. "Panther Pickup" will include recycling containers; plus trucks from St. Vincent de Paul, Goodwill, and the Salvation Army.
353 Anderson and Hashman elected president, vice president of student body
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.1
2/26/2010 Election of officers for the Northern Iowa Student Government resulted in Joel Anderson and Emma Hashman named president and vice president. Sustainability is a primary focus of the pair. Other results noted; photo.
354 Don't forget to vote!
Parrott--Megan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 106:38, p.4
2/23/2010 Northern Iowa Student Government elections are taking place for the next two days. Students urged to take the time to vote for their representatives. The voting procedure is online.
355 Senate plays big role for students in dorms
Danilov--Misha (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.1
2/16/2010 Grocery bingo, pie night, Super Bowl parties, cookouts, and relief fundraisers are some of the activities planned and carried out by the dorm senates; photo.
356 On the issues; NISG candidates Joel Anderson, Emma Hashman
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:33, p.3
2/5/2010 Candidates for vice president of the student body answer questions about qualifications, concerns for the university, and their views on the tuition surcharge and faculty and staff furloughs; photo.
357 Alumnus Mitch Matthews brings 'Big Dreams' to UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:256, p.1
2/3/2010 "Big Dream Gathering" is a place to remember dreams, ponder them, write them down and find connections, according to Connie Hansen, assistant alumni director for programming for Alumni Relations.
358 UNI Chinese Student and Scholar Association to host documentary filmmaker Feb. 17 "Mysterious China" film exhibition to run Feb. 10-11
Public Relations News Release 2009:255, p.1
2/3/2010 Chris Nebe, award-winning documentary filmmaker, will speak on the past and present of Tibet in Maucker Union Ballroom. Nebe has been exploring China's history, culture and society for 15 years.
359 Second-annual Darwin Week to be held at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2009:250, p.1
2/1/2010 Presentations and activities will be held in Maucker Union in conjunction with the 201st birthday of Darwin. "Darwin Week will feature talks about the newest ideas in science" by faculty and special guests Ed Wasserman and PZ Myers, said Quinn Jones.
360 News Briefs: Northern Iowa Student Government
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.4
1/29/2010 NISG has released a new Web site with increased efficiency and user friendliness.
361 News Briefs: SafeRide
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.4
1/29/2010 Riders increased by over one thousand from Fall 2008 to Fall 2009 on the weekend transportation service. Expectations are for continued growth in ridership.
362 UNI SafeRide reports an increase in riders
Public Relations News Release 2009:244, p.1
1/27/2010 In April 2009, NISG was honored with the Commissioner's Special Award for Traffic Safety from the Iowa Department of Public Safety. Overall numbers reveal an increase in 1,024 participants from fall 2008 to fall 2009.
363 University Book & Supply and NISG donate to Northeast Iowa Food Bank
Public Relations News Release 2009:243, p.1
1/27/2010 A unique partnership between the Book and Supply and the Student Government has provided a $1,500 contribution on behalf of the two entities to the Northeast Iowa Food Bank. UBS donated 25 cents for every book sold back to the bookstore.
364 UNI announces inaugural Diversity Matters Award recipients
Public Relations News Release 2009:233, p.1
1/21/2010 Ten individuals were recently honored for their efforts to enhance diversity during the second-annual town hall meeting on diversity.These students, faculty and staff received the inaugural UNI Diversity Matters Award. Recipients listed.
365 NISG speaker of senate resigns
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:26, p.1
12/8/2009 Following an E-mail drafted by Ryan Ingram and signed by four other senators, Nicholas Casber stepped down as speaker of the senate; the E-mail asked Mr. Casber to get certain things done or to resign; photo.
366 Assaulted student speaks out against crime
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.1
12/4/2009 Ramon Cantu, director of diversity affairs for NISG, was verbally and physically assaulted while attending a party in November. He has continued to be the focus of telephone threats, racial slurs, and a threat on his life; photo.
367 UNIFI's response to recent incidents
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.6
12/4/2009 University of Northern Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers stand with fellow students in condemning recent hate crimes. The comparison to Blasphemy Day events is questioned.
368 Gibson on budget cuts: "Not all questions can be answered"
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:24, p.1
11/20/2009 Provost Gibson and Vice-President for Student Affairs Terrence Hogan addressed the budget situation during a town hall meeting sponsored by the Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.
369 Letter from the NISG Executive Branch and NISG President
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.6
11/17/2009 Comments and concerns on the recent incidents of discrimination on campus.
370 Cedar Falls City Council runoff election
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.4
11/13/2009 December 1 is the date for the runoff election between Nick Taiber and Gary Winterhof. Neither candidate earned the needed fifty per cent of the vote; photo.
371 AmmUNIition opportunity
Bohlke--Laura Catherine (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.8
11/10/2009 Announcement of a show choir organization; newly formed on campus. Auditions will be held soon. Forty to sixty members are sought.
372 NISG analyzes UNI's budget situation
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.1
11/10/2009 Budget cuts and proposed changes in the liberal arts core are topics to be discussed during town hall meetings sponsored by Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.
373 NISG supports Veterans Day
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.1
11/10/2009 Northern Iowa Student Government showed support and respect for those who have served or are serving in the Armed Forces by passing a resolution of support in honor of Veterans Day; photo.
374 Northern Iowa Student Government hosts town hall meetings to communicate with students
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.3
11/10/2009 Members of the UNI administration will attend town hall meetings to answer student questions. The current budget situation, a one hundred dollar surcharge, and proposed tuition increase will be discussed.
375 What we want to see during budget cuts
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:21, p.7
11/10/2009 Budget cuts should include a transparent process, student input, efficient use of funds, and consideration of all costs involved with a program. Students need to contact the President, Provost, and student government.
376 What we want to see during budget cuts
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.5
11/6/2009 Student input is needed during the current budget discussion. They will be affected immediately by potential program cuts, reallocation of student fees, and potential cuts in service.
377 Maucker Union turns 40
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.9
11/3/2009 Maucker Union was rededicated during the fortieth anniversary of the building; photo.
378 News Briefs: Panther SafeRide
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.2
11/3/2009 Ridership on the Panther shuttle has increased fifty-two per cent over a year ago. Increase seen as showing the value of the program.
379 NISG promotes Diversity First Initiative
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.1
11/3/2009 Northern Iowa Student Government met with Cedar Falls city council candidate, filled election commission openings, learned of an upcoming diversity retreat, and approved a resolution on Veteran's Day observance.
380 Students speak about budget situation
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.1
10/30/2009 Baker Hall demolition, shorter semesters, tuition surcharge, and layoffs draw the attention of students. Opinions vary and emotions run high.
381 Faculty divided over shorter semesters, longer classes
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.5
10/27/2009 A proposal to have fourteen week semesters and longer class periods has met differing opinions among faculty members. The proposal will be brought up at the next Faculty Senate Meeting.
382 News Briefs: Diversity First Retreat and WRC pool dedication
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.4
10/27/2009 Angel Banks, director of diversity and student life for Northern Iowa Student Government, announced an interactive, hands-on experience during a diversity retreat. Diving pool dedicated to former professor, Glen F. Henry.
383 UNI's Maucker Union celebrates 40 years with grand opening of renovated lower level
Public Relations News Release 2009:136, p.1
10/27/2009 The lower level's grand opening will take plate at Chat's coffee house. Tours of the lower level and a reception will follow the ceremony.
384 NISG opposes high tuition increases, prepares for Green Week
Dempsey--Nicholas Stephen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.1
10/20/2009 Adam Haselhuhn feels that the state is increasingly placing the burden of public higher education on the backs of the students. A tuition raise of over three and a half percent is not acceptable to NISG. Green Week focuses on the environment.
385 UNI President encourages campus to work strong, hard, together in light of budget cuts
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.1
10/20/2009 Cutting $8.8 million from the 2010 university budget will not be easy. There are several alternatives, each having a down side. President Allen will visit with groups on and off campus for input.
386 UNI to celebrate Green Week, Oct. 18-24
Public Relations News Release 2009:114, p.1
10/12/2009 Green Week is a campus-wide event that serves to entertain, educate and inspire the campus community. NISG, and other organizations, wants to reach out to individuals who have not yet considered the consequences of environmental ignorance.
387 Green Week encourages environmental awareness
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.2
10/6/2009 Presentations and discussions during Green Week will allow students to consider the consequences of environmental changes. A campus conversation will be held. Energy efficient light bulbs will be distributed. "King Corn" will be shown; photo.
388 NISG discussed tuition increases, SafeRide, new clubs and Cedar Falls mayor candidacy
Dempsey--Nicholas Stephen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:9, p.4
9/29/2009 Northern Iowa Student Government meeting agenda full of discussion. Information presented on Board of Regents meeting, donation from Public Safety for SafeRide, and thoughts of David Sires, candidate for mayor.
389 UNI students prove they have talent
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:9, p.9
9/29/2009 Proboard intends to get students involved in campus activities. "UNI's Got Talent" program was a success. Many students participated and many more were in the audience.
390 Lost UNI tradition found by students
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.8
9/25/2009 A week long tradition welcoming spring to campus, last held in 1981, hopes to be revived. SUNI included a concert, mattress races, and fun activities for students and the community.
391 Wilmore entertains crowd with satirical wit
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.6
9/22/2009 A crowded Maucker Union ballroom greeted producer, actor, comedian, and writer Larry Wilmore. President Obama, Michael Jackson, and homosexuality came under fire. Wilmore's job history found interesting.
392 UNI student runs for Cedar Falls mayor
Hart--Margaret McCarthy (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:6, p.1
9/18/2009 A city council member's comment calling UNI students tourists was "the straw that broke the camel's back" for Gage Rewerts. He has filed papers to have his name placed on the ballot for mayor.
393 Executive orders remain topic for debate in NISG
Dempsey--Nicholas Stephen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:5, p.6
9/15/2009 Differences in opinion on a procedure for implementing executive orders of the president of the NISG is a major point of contention. Is a constitutional amendment needed or is an addition to the bylaws enough; photo.
394 UNI salutes those who serve the campus, community, country
Botello--Jewelette (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:5, p.1
9/15/2009 President Ben Allen and members of the executive cabinet served cake and ice cream to students and faculty near the Campanile as a way to celebrate service; photo.
395 NISG holds first senate meeting
Dempsey--Nicholas Stephen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:4, p.3
9/11/2009 Two new senators take the oath of office. Lobbying efforts for increased funding from Cedar Falls City Hall. Green Week announced.
396 UNI student group receives international award
Public Relations News Release 2009:31, p.1
9/8/2009 The Center for Inquiry International (CFI), headquartered in Amherst, N. Y., presented the award to the Iowa Freethinkers and Inquirers (UNIFI). The CFI board decided that of all the events held by their 200-plus campus groups, the UNI event was the best.
397 Panther SafeRide is a must
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:3, p.3
9/4/2009 SafeRide shuttle keeps students and Cedar Falls safer. The shuttle helps support local business. Believes SafeRide needs to stay no matter what the cost. The program has no downfalls.
398 SafeRide Shuttle rides on despite funding issues
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.1
9/1/2009 The shuttle provides a safe way for people to enjoy weekend evenings without having to worry about transportation, especially while intoxicated. Tough economic times have left a $7,000 shortfall for the program. NISG is looking at alternative funding.
399 UNI Gallery of Art to present 'Love Me or Die'
Public Relations News Release 2009:3, p.1
8/14/2009 The exhibition features the work of contemporary artist Cat Chow, an award-winning Asian-American artist, living and working in Brooklyn, N. Y. Chow is the 2003 recipient of the prestigious Louis Comfort Tiffany award.
400 UNI announces Dr. Sue Follon Women in Leadership Scholarship winner
Public Relations News Release 2008:532, p.1
5/13/2009 Mary Jo Hadler, a junior political science major from Carroll, will receive$3,500 towards tuition, with half of the amount distributed each semester. The scholarship recognizes students for their leadership contributions and potential to model leadership.

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