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1 Leave athletes alone
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:36, p.03
2/21/2022 The author discusses the bullying and online hate that athletes, particularly female athletes, face when they're perceived to have failed and finds it judgmental and unacceptable. Saathoff specifically discusses the instances of Simone Biles at the 2021 Summer Olympics, Mikaela Shiffrin at the 2022 Winter Olympics, and Naomi Osaka at the French Open; photos.
2 UNI postpones fall sports to spring
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.10
8/20/2020 Sports including volleyball, women's soccer, cross country, and football were cancelled for fall by the Missouri Valley Conference due to COVID-19 concerns; photo.
3 Heims on US team
Clough--Eliot (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:40, p.09
3/4/2019 UNI track and field athlete Jessica Heims will compete in the 2019 Paralympic Games. Heims also competed in 2016 in Rio De Janiero.
4 IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Games
Pady--Dylan (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:27, p.06
12/7/2017 Russia is not allowed to compete in the 2018 Winter Games. The decision from the International Olympic Committee comes after a three year investigation into a state-sponsored doping system. Athletes will be allowed to compete under neutral colors.
5 Student voices
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:37, p.1
2/17/2014 Students and faculty answer the question "What's your favorite part of the Olympics so far?"
6 Politics put a black eye on Olympics
Lloyd--Benjamin Daniel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.6
2/6/2014 This year's Winter Olympics features a lot of controversy over Russian laws on homosexual rights. Safety is a top concern for athletes. Participants are cautioned about wearing team colors outside of events due to potential terrorist attacks.
7 Former Olympian addresses UNI
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.1
10/22/2013 Olympian Anita DeFrantz spoke at the Hall of Excellence induction ceremony. The 2013 inductees included Donald Briggs, Mark Farley, Frederick Pelley, and Debra Stephenson. These are people who have positively represented UNI over the years; photo.
8 A great day in the history of Panther wrestling
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.14
1/1/2013 Highlights of the proud history of UNI wrestling; has begun multi-phase improvement program that will include workout room, locker room, coaches' offices, and strength and conditioning facility; photo.
9 Gold medal goals
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.14
10/1/2012 Hollie Walusz served as the athletic trainer for the US women's soccer team at the 2012 Olympics in London; photo.
10 The University of Northern Iowa and the Universidade de Sao Paulo partner in support of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Summer Olympics
Public Relations News Release 2011:334, p.1
6/29/2012 The universities sign agreement; allowing exchange of staff, researchers, and students. The Brazilian university has nearly 90,000 students on 11 campuses. Internships and exchange programs will provide many experiences.
11 Should Olympic athletes get paid to represent their country?
Kockler--Paul William (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.11
4/17/2012 Some athletes have suggested that they be paid to participate in the Olympic Games. Author states that being asked to play or winning the opportunity is enough. Money is not the object; photo.
12 State of Iowa Physics Olympics Competition held April 14
Public Relations News Release 2009:419, p.1
4/22/2010 Washington High School placed First, Urbandale High School placed second, and Cedar Falls High School placed third in the overall school team competition, which includeed teams with students participating in all events.
13 Regional Physics Olympics to take place in UNI-Dome March 25
Public Relations News Release 2009:350, p.1
3/23/2010 Student teams will design and construct devices or setups from everyday materials to perform specific physical tasks in events such as the self-propelled catapult, mouse-trap car, student-powered water heater, optical slalom, and a challenge problem.
14 Athlete and student: a striking comparison
McPheron--Kristen Jenna (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:41, p.4
3/5/2010 Compares the training of Olympic athlete Apolo Ohno and the life of a college student. Training is similar to studying; due to measuring up to standards of the class or competition.
15 Brad's Sports Blurb
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.6
2/26/2010 United States men's hockey team defeats Canada, 5-3. Team USA will now play Finland in the semi-finals.
16 Let the games begin!
Gitchell--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.4
2/19/2010 The Winter Olympics is in full swing. The speed, danger, and grace of international athletes is on display. The sense of peace and camaraderie among teams and spectators is inspiring.
17 Brad's Sports Blurb
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.15
2/16/2010 Apolo Anton Ohno if focused going into the Olympic Games competition; photo.
18 Brad's Sports Blurb: King Bolt, sprinter Usain Bolt reigns over sports world
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.12
9/1/2009 Jamaican track phenomenon Usain Bolt sets two more world records.
19 UNI/AEA 267 Regional Physics Olympics winners advance to state competition
Public Relations News Release 2008:431, p.1
4/1/2009 Teams from Cedar Falls High School, instructed by Kenton Swartly and Brad Baker, and Waterloo East High School, instructed by Tony Burns, placed first and second, respectively, in the overall school team competition.
20 Life's a beach for Olympic gold medalist
Lathrum--Ashley (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:31, p.7
1/30/2009 Interview with Todd Rogers, gold medalist in sand volleyball in Beijing; photo.
21 Gold medalist Todd Rogers comes to McLeod Center
Lathrum--Ashley (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:30, p.1
1/27/2009 The ultimate summer beach party will be held in the McLeod Center. The Hot Winter Nights Tour of volleyball professionals will present an exhibition; playing on 220 tons of sand spread on the arena floor; photo.
22 Beach volleyball Olympians will visit UNI's McLeod Center, Jan. 31
Public Relations News Release 2008:276, p.1
12/17/2008 The first indoor volleyball tour of its kind, gives our die-hard fans and new fans a first-hand look at the best athletes in the world including Olympic gold medalist Todd Rogers, along with other top Olympians and AVP players.
23 Panther silver medalist Leeman passes away
Vanwoert--Drew Richard (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.9
10/17/2008 Gerald "Germ" Leeman, former Iowa State Teachers College and Olympic wrestler, died after a battle with lung cancer; photo.
24 1976 Olympian champion John Naber to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2008:117, p.1
10/3/2008 The University will host the Fourth Annual Pursuing Victory With Honor Summit. Student athletes, coaches and administrators will learn about the importance of the Six Pillars of Character: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, and caring.
25 Redemption runs amok in Beijing Olympics
Siebring--Owen Thomas (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:3, p.20
9/9/2008 United States men's basketball team and men's volleyball team win gold in Beijing. Water polo team takes the silver; photo.
26 Olympics an opportunity for peace
Siebring--Owen Thomas (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.16
9/5/2008 Believes the decision to compete in the Olympics was correct. U. S. participation showed that even with many differences with China; the countries can get along.
27 We shouldn't have been there at all
Stout--Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.18
9/5/2008 China accused of using the Olympics to showcase their form of government. Concerns over the lack of human rights in China should have led the U. S. not to participate; photo.
28 China's progressive building
Buxton--Zachary Joe (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:1, p.28
8/29/2008 The buildings used for the Beijing Olympic games were designed to impress.
29 Life's long season
Griffin--Aaron J. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:52, p.16
4/25/2008 Reminder to participate in sports this summer; believes that merely attending some games will be of benefit.
30 Watch the news already people, or else
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:47, p.7
4/8/2008 Students urged to watch or read the news to keep up on local, national, and world events; photo.
31 A look at the beginning of the Winter Olympics
Siebring--Owen Thomas (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:41, p.17
2/28/2006 Survey of Winter Olympics games that began in 1924.
32 Olympics: where the real athletes play; winter games not drawing the national media attention they should
Lietzow--Andrew Calvin (Class of 2007)
Northern Iowan 102:36, p.16
2/10/2006 Americans should pay more attention to the Olympics and the athletes who trained hard to get there; photo.
33 Defining a champion
Lietzow--Andrew Calvin (Class of 2007)
Northern Iowan 101:3, p.11
9/3/2004 Spotlights Lance Armstrong and former Iowa State wrestler Cael Sanderson as true icons of American sports excellence.
34 Good, bad, and ugly
Northern Iowan 101:2, p.5
8/31/2004 Comments on gold medal controversies at the 2004 Olympic games in Athens.
35 Dream Team turns into nightmare
Lietzow--Andrew Calvin (Class of 2007)
Northern Iowan 101:1, p.15
8/27/2004 Critique of the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team.
36 Recent UNI graduate working as intern for U.S. Olympic Committee
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
7/19/2004 Rebecca Kruse granted a six-month internship with the Media and Public Relation Division of the USOC.
37 UNI faculty member working with U.S. Olympic teams at 2004 Athens Olympic Games
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
7/19/2004 Geof Mills works with the U.S. Olympic teams on security issues and also currently serves as provost of the American College of Greece. He is on leave from UNI.
38 UNI offered summer study tour in Greece
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.2
7/19/2004 Seventeen students participated.
39 UNI professor to work as photojournalist at 2004 Athens Paralympic Games
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
7/19/2004 Susan Hudson to cover Paralympic Games, games for the physically disabled, immediately to follow the Olympics in Athens.
40 Olympic dreams fall less than seconds short
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:61, p.1
7/16/2004 Joey Woody falls two hundredths of a second short of being able to continue qualifying for the U.S. Olympic team.
41 Former UNI athletes qualify for Olympic trials
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:59, p.1
7/2/2004 Three former UNI athletes earn chance to qualify for U.S. Olympic track team; photo.
42 Olympics torched without fire
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:57, p.5
6/18/2004 Expresses disagreement with the drug-taking accusations being leveled at accomplished athletes.
43 Student voices
Northern Iowan 100:25, p.9
11/25/2003 Students respond to the question, "What is your favorite Olympic event?"
44 Unforgettable Winter Olympics moments
Hammitt-- Katie Ruth (Class of 2005)
Northern Iowan 98:41, p.13
3/5/2002 Describes the unforgettable moments of the Olympic Games throughout the years; photo.
45 Curling: the sport of champions
Freeman--Michael S. (Class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 98:38, p.6
2/22/2002 Claims that he has found a new respect for curling.
46 2002 Winter Olympics . . . Olympics attract a variety of viewers
Hammitt-- Katie Ruth (Class of 2005)
Northern Iowan 98:37, p.13
2/19/2002 Students talk about their favorite Winter Olympics events.
47 Student voices
Northern Iowan 98:37, p.13
2/19/2002 Students respond to the question: "What's your favorite winter Olympic sport to watch and why?"; photo.
48 Olympic ads with an attitude
Public Relations News Release 2001:301, p.1
2/18/2002 Dennis Clayson will talk about the advertising techniques present in the Olympics commercials.
49 Winning isn't always fair
Northern Iowan 98:36, p.7
2/15/2002 Comments on the recent judging controversy in the Olympic pairs figure skating competition.
50 Columnist gets into Olympic spirit
Freeman--Michael S. (Class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 98:34, p.5
2/8/2002 Claims that this year the Olympics are more important because it is a way for America to prove themselves to the world.


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