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1 End of an Era: Benítez departs from the NI
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:54, p.03
4/27/2023 Northern Iowan (NI) Executive Editor Nixson Benítez writes of his journey throughout his time at UNI and working at NI. He gives shout outs and thank you's to all UNI staff and faculty and his colleagues at Northern Iowan; photo.
2 Koehler bids farewell as Managing Editor
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021), Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021)
Northern Iowan 119:54, p.03
4/27/2023 Northern Iowan (NI) Managing Editor Emma Koehler writes a farewell piece talking about her experience working at NI and gives thanks to faculty and colleagues; photo.
3 Northern Iowan writer of the month
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 119:54, p.08
4/27/2023 Meg Grove is awarded the Northern Iowan (NI) Writer of the Month. She shares what she loves about writing for NI; photo.
4 Sports Editor says goodbye, farewell
Warrington--David (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 119:54, p.06
4/27/2023 The Northern Iowan (NI) Sports Editor David Warrington talks about his time at UNI and says thanks and goodbye to the staff at NI; photo.
5 Top stories of the year
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021), Roundtree--Diamond (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:54, p.04
4/27/2023 The Northern Iowan (NI) presents it's "NI Wrapped" or top seven viewed stories as the 2022-2023 school year comes to an end; photos.
6 Top Stories of the Year
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021), Roundtree--Diamond (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:54, p.05
4/27/2023 The Northern Iowan presents the top article for each section of the newspaper including campus life, opinion, Spanish, and news; photo.
7 UNI's 2023 Student Leadership Awards recipients
Northern Iowan Staff, Roundtree--Diamond (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:50, p.04
4/13/2023 The UNI Student Involvement hosted the Student Leadership Awards on April 11, 2023. The article lists the categories and students who received awards; photo.
8 The Battle of the Fries
Northern Iowan 119:46, p.06
3/30/2023 The Northern Iowan does an April Fool's issue every year called the "French Fry." This year the editorial team gathered readers' opinions on where the best fries in town are and held the first annual French Fry Competition; photo.
9 Meet Sam and Christelle
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:38, p.05
2/20/2023 Mallory Schmitz writes about Sam Caughron and Christelle Tungu's Student Body Election campaign and what they hope to accomplish if elected president and vice president of the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG); photo.
10 The ongoing legacy of the UNI Seven
Beilke--Nicole (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:36, p.01
2/13/2023 Guest writer Nicole Beilke writes the history of UNI Seven and how their proposals are still impacting UNI's campus today. Beilke writes about the creation of the Center for Multicultural Education (CME), the Minority Recruitment Program, Increasing of Black faculty, and more; photo.
11 Northern Iowan wins five awards at Iowa College Media Association
Northern Iowan Staff, Stark--Steph (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:34, p.04
2/6/2023 The Norther Iowan staff received five awards at the annual Iowa College Media Association awards which took place in Des Moines, Iowa. The entire staff won the First Amendment Award which is a big honor; photo.
12 La editora de español dice adiós al Northern Iowan
Villanueva--Mayra (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:28, p.01
12/8/2022 Mayra Villanueva, Spanish Editor for the Northern Iowan (NI), says goodbye to NI staff and readers as she goes off to student teach next semester and graduate in May 2023. Mayra shares their experience and favorite memories of working with the NI staff; photo.
13 Panther Portrait: N.I. Gala
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:23, p.05
11/14/2022 The Northern Iowan hosted a gala for its 130th anniversary. This article includes three photos from the event; photo.
14 A toast to another 130 years
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023), Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021)
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.02
11/7/2022 Northern Iowan's Executive Editor Nixson Benitez writes an article about the events that will be held for the anniversary. He also explains and interviews fellow colleagues to answer the question of why journalism and newspapers are important in todays society; photo.
15 Braley's journey from the NI to today
Warrington--David (Student--2020), Junge--Jordan (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.10
11/7/2022 David Warrington interviews Eric Braley about his time as a student at Northern Iowan and how that job impacted his life and set him on the path to end up teaching for 18 years at UNI; photo.
16 Comical columnist imparts wisdom
Wiethorn--Mike (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.08
11/7/2022 Former NI columnist Mike Wiethron writes about his time as a student working for NI during 1991-1993.
17 Former staff looks back at time with NI
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021), Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.03
11/7/2022 Sara Qualley (UNI graduate of 2021) and Jacob Madden (UNI graduate of 2019) reflect on their time as students working for Northern Iowan; photo.
18 Letters from the editors
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020), Kirkpatrick--Kevin (Class of 2008)
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.08
11/7/2022 Gabby Leitner and Kevin Kirkpatrick share their memories of their time as former executive editors for Northern Iowan; photo.
19 Northern Iowan 130th Anniversary
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 119:21, p.01
11/7/2022 Photo collage of all the current Northern Iowan staff members with the Northern Iowan logo in the middle; photo.
20 Editorial: el Northern Iowan resucita la columna en español del sitio web
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:2, p.01
8/29/2022 Nixson Benítez writes a column in Spanish about resurrecting the Spanish column within the student newspaper and on the Northern Iowan website.
21 Executive editor welcomes new panthers to UNI
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:1, p.09
8/25/2022 Nixson Benitez, the Northern Iowan Executive Editor, talks about the exciting things the Northern Iowan team will be doing this year and expresses the teams values; photo.
22 Managing editor looks to another great academic year
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021), Hoffmeier--Sophie (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:1, p.09
8/25/2022 Managing Editor Emma Koehler welcomes the new Panthers to campus. She shares a little bit about herself and invites students to join the Northern Iowan team; photo.
23 Northern Iowan receives award
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 118:53, p.05
4/28/2022 Two photos of the Northern Iowan staff who won the Fearless Free Speech Award from the United Faculty, including Nixson Benitez, Caroline Christensen, Karla De Bruin, Colin Horning, Catherine Crow, Sophie Hoffmeier, and Mayra Villanueva; photos.
24 UNI responds to allegations of free speech violations
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 118:48, p.01
4/11/2022 Allegations of violations of free speech by Resident Assistants on campus results in a letter being issued to UNI by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) at the request of the Northern Iowan. The letter from FIRE, the response from Andrew Morse, Chief of Staff for President Mark Nook, and the official UNI statement are included; photos.
25 The continuation of sports protest
Springfield--Eboni (Class of 2022), Ruiz--Ashlyn (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.11
3/10/2022 The use of protests by black athletes throughout athletics history shows the racism embedded within it; photo.
26 The women who made UNI
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.02
3/7/2022 Four women are celebrated for their contributions to UNI in its early years as a kickoff for Women's History Month: Marion McFarland Walker, Annie Turner Wittenmyer, Bertha Martin, and Alison Aitchison; photos.
27 (RA)eality of being an RA
Brunsting--Olivia (Student--2021), Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:39, p.01
3/3/2022 Resident Assistants anonymously responded to the Northern Iowan about their overwhelming responsibilities as an RA, many saying they hope the university changes its RA program; photo.
28 Northern Iowa wins 11 awards at Iowa College Media Association
De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:36, p.02
2/21/2022 Staff from the Northern Iowan won 11 awards from the Iowa College Media Association. Executive editor Nixson Benitez was a top three finalist for the Pat Pisarik Student Journalist of the Year award. First place awards included Best Headline Writing (Colin Horning and Caroline Christensen) and Best Magazine Cover or Special Section Cover (Karla DeBruin). Second place awards included Best Print Newspaper Front Page (Caroline Christensen), Best Media Website (Karla DeBruin), Best Print/Online Profile (Nixson Benitez), and Best Print/Online News Photo (Karla DeBruin). Third place awards included Best Written Feature Reporting (Emma'le Maas) and Best Graphic or Illustration (Karla DeBruin). Honorable mentions included Best Print/Online News Reporting (Elizabeth Kelsey), Best Print/Online Investigative News Reporting (Emma'le Maas), and Best Print/Online Profile (Karla DeBruin, Caroline Christensen); photos.
29 Executive editor welcomes everyone to the upcoming school year
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023), Roman Jimenez--Laura M. (Admissions Staff)
Northern Iowan 118:1, p.03
8/26/2021 Nixson Benitez talks about their new bilingual column, Northern Iowan en Español, and his hopes for the newspaper during the coming school year; photo.
30 Executive editor bids farewell to UNI
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:54, p.1
4/29/2021 Executive Editor of the Northern Iowan, Emma'le Maas, recounts her journey to obtaining her position and the time spent at the student newspaper; photo.
31 N.I. en Español: ¡Trabaja con nosotros en el año que viene!
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 117:54, p.2
4/29/2021 The Northern Iowan ahora ofrecerá traducciones y contenido en español. El Northern Iowa en Español busca mantener informada a la comunidad bilingüe de las universidades sobre las oportunidades. The Northern Iowan will now offer Spanish translations and content. The Northern Iowa in Spanish looks to keep the university's bilingual community informed about opportunities.
32 Campus life editor bids farewell
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:53, p.04
4/26/2021 Campus life editor Anthony Witherow reflects on his time working at the Northern Iowan; photo.
33 News editor bids farewell to the NI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:52, p.02
4/22/2021 News editor Elizabeth Kelsey reflects about her time writing for the Northern Iowan; photo.
34 A note from the News Editor: The NI wants YOU!
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:40, p.02
3/11/2021 A note recruiting Panthers to be a part of the Northern Iowan team.
35 Virtual commencement yields petition
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:33, p.01
2/15/2021 Due to the continuing COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of the Registrar announced Spring 2021 commencement will be held virtually. Student Mili Saliu began a petition for the university to reconsider, and as of writing it had over 1,600 signatures; photo.
36 NI en Español: ¡Bienvenidos!
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 117:28, p.02
1/28/2021 The Northern Iowan introduces a Spanish-language column, NI en Espanol.
37 Addi Seybert says goodbye to the NI
Seybert–Addision (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 117:27, p.03
11/19/2020 Addi Seybert says goodbye to the Northern Iowan after a year of writing opinion columns; photo.
38 A Country Divided: UNI reacts to Election Day
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.01
11/5/2020 UNI students and professors discuss the 2020 presidential election as well as the state-wide elections for the United States Congress. Both students and professors express their opinions on the uncalled race and the role of mail-in ballots; photo.
39 Former Campus Life Editor gets married
Lawrence--Kayla (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:5, p.04
9/3/2020 Former Campus Life editor for the Northern Iowan Sofia Legaspi gets married; photo.
40 UNI continues adapting to COVID-19
Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:3, p.01
8/27/2020 UNI will begin releasing university data related to Covid-19, after the state's two other Regents universities. Students, faculty, and staff are asked to complete a Panther Health Check survey. University President Mark Nook emailed students concerning crowds of students visiting off-campus areas and not following Covid protocols, actions which could be subject to discipline on campus. The university began contact tracing and quarantine for students who have been exposed to or tested positive for Covid-19. An anonymous student shares her experience of quarantine after being exposed to someone who tested positive; photo.
41 Executive Editor welcomes students
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.02
8/20/2020 Emma'le Maas, the new executive editor of the Northern Iowan, welcomes students back to campus. She promises to do all she can to lift this paper up as high as it can go, with the help of her team as well as the reader; photo.
42 Legaspi says farewell as CL editor
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:33, p.05
2/6/2020 Sophia Legaspi reflects on five semesters at the Northern Iowan and thanks family, friends, coworkers, and readers for their support and encouragement; photos.
43 NI Manager retires after 27 years
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:28, p.01
1/16/2020 After nearly 27 years of working at the Northern Iowan, Business Manager Michele Smith retired on January 14, 2020. A party was held in her honor at The Horny Toad on Main Street the same day; photos.
44 Should all opinions be given a platform?
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.03
11/18/2019 Rawwas responds to opinion columnist Kevin Wiggins, who wrote a piece titled "What does it mean to be 'conservative'?" published November 14 in the Northern Iowan.
45 Print news creates informed minds
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.03
9/19/2019 Horning discusses the decline of print newspapers and the rise of internet platforms. In the author's opinion, newspapers provide the highest-qualify journalism and are more valuable than other avenues of information. Free press is a Constitutional right, and college students should read articles from trustworthy news outlets to be informed; photo.
46 Executive editor welcomes students
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.04
8/29/2019 Gabrielle Leitner, executive editor of the Northern Iowan, welcomes students. Leitner describes her first interaction with the Northern Iowan and tells her history with the student newspaper. She states her plans and her dedication to the Northern Iowan for the rest of the school year; photo.
47 Welcome Back
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Potter--Jacob (Student--2019), Mitchell--Cecilia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.01
8/29/2019 Students that work at the Northern Iowan share advice to new and returning UNI students. Gabrielle Leitner (Executive Editor), Gabrielle Cummings (Art Director), Elizabeth Kelsey (News Editor), Sofia Legaspi (Campus Life Editor), Jacob Potter (Sports Editor), and Cecilia Mitchell (Copy Editor) give advice and answer questions; photo.
48 Executive Editor bids farewell
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:54, p.03
5/2/2019 The Executive Editor of the Northern Iowan, Sydney Hauer says goodbye and thanks those that supported her.
49 News editor bids farewell to UNI
Oasheim--Michael (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:53, p.02
4/29/2019 News Editor Michael Oasheim talks about his experiences at the Northern Iowan and bids his goodbye.
50 SFC votes to defund Panther Shuttle
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:53, p.01
4/29/2019 The Student Fees Committee presented NISG with its decision to cut funding for the Panther Shuttle and SafeRide. Several students voiced their concerns about this decision and NISG met with President Nook to amend the matter.

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