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1 The Refinery brings allergy-friendly options to Piazza
Nelson--Luke (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:53, p.05
4/24/2023 The Wok has been replaced by the new allergen-free station in the Piazza Dining Center. This allergen-free station will have meals for students that are conscious of the top nine most common allergens; photo.
2 Dining hall disaster
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:24, p.01
11/17/2022 On Wednesday November 16th, a fan in Rialto Dining Hall malfunctioned which emitted smoke and caused the sprinklers to turn on throughout the dining hall. Students were turned away during the lunch rush but the dining hall was able to reopen at 5pm the same day; photo.
3 International Education Week kicks off
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:23, p.01
11/14/2022 International Education Week, November 14-18, will celebrate the stories of international students, faculty, and departments across UNI's campus. Caroline Christensen lists out the different events that will be held throughout the week.
4 Changes underway in UNI Dining
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021), Crow--Catherine (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 119:5, p.01
9/12/2022 Bailey Klinkhammer looks at some of the issues the dining department is dealing with such as supply chain shortages and low staff support. Some of the better changes are that dining centers are now serving hot breakfast due to student popular demands. Maucker Union now holds Godfather's Pizza and Kachin's Sushi; photo.
5 Places to study on campus
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021), Raine--Tanner (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:1, p.06
8/25/2022 Various students share their favorite spots to study on campus including the basement of Rod Library, the adirondack chairs, and Maucker Union; photo.
6 Dining halls introduce latest in dishware saga: ZooPals
Northern Iowan 118:45, p.05
3/31/2022 Written by Malibu Schmootz, Former Infant, the satire article says that the dining halls have replaced normal tableware with ZooPals paper plates; photo.
7 Panther Problems: Best food on campus
De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022), Crow--Catherine (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:35, p.07
2/17/2022 The article includes a list of some Panther food favorites; photos.
8 Behind the empty lunch counter
Greenwood--Kate (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 118:28, p.01
1/24/2022 Both Rialto and Piazza dining centers struggle with staffing shortages; photo.
9 Dining centers struggle to find employees for new semester
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:3, p.02
9/2/2021 Annie Karr discusses the changes made in the UNI dining centers due to COVID-19 employment shortages; photo.
10 Food Court, Schindigs close for semester
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Magnificat--Gelase (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:28, p.01
1/28/2021 The Maucker Union food court and Schindigs in Schindler Education Center close for the semester due to the pandemic and reduced sales. Additionally, TC's Takeout from the 23rd Street Market will no longer be offered. The food court will hopefully reopen in Fall 2021. Dining locations remaining open include Chat, Essentials, 23rd Street Market, Biscotti's, and Book Bistro; photo.
11 Dining centers continue to adapt
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:18, p.01
10/19/2020 Piazza and Rialto adapt to COVID-19 and social distancing; photos.
12 DOR preps for recontracting, updates
Cavalier--Kimberly (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.02
1/30/2020 The Department of Residence announced a number of changes to student housing, including starting the recontracting process in the spring instead of fall, the institution of a mixed community option for different classes of students, the reopening of Dancer Hall. Additionally, student dining will see changes including continuous hours for Piazza and Rialto dining centers and a new meal plan option. Prices will not be increasing; photo.
13 DOR preps for recontracting, updates
Cavalier--Kimberly (Student--2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.02
12/30/2019 Department of Residence (DOR) has announced a number of changes and enhancements to campus living effective beginning in the fall 2020 semester. One adjustment students may have already noticed is that the recontracting process processed has been moved from November to February. By waiting until spring to start the recontracting process, it allow new students time in the fall to get adjusted to college and focus on their academics and get a better feel for where they might want to live the following year. The DOR will be adding a "mixed community" option combining first-year and upper-class students. Another notable update is the reopening of Dancer Hall.
14 Late meals and weekend hours return
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.01
10/17/2019 Rialto dining center is once again offering late breakfast and lunch hours after eliminating late breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the beginning of the fall 2019 semester. In addition to the reinstated hours at Rialto, the UNI Dining Services reveled that they would open Piazza and Rialto all weekend long at the start of the spring 2020 semester this January; photo.
15 DOR makes changes, looks ahead
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:2, p.02
9/5/2019 Changes made by the Department of Residence (DOR) include closing Dancer Hall and the first floor of Campbell Hall as well as changing the hours of Rialto Dining Center and Piazza Dining Center for the academic school year. These changes were made to conserve resources to make future improvements to the housing and dining programs; photo.
16 DOR explains 2019-20 dining changes
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:53, p.01
4/29/2019 The Department of Residence describes changes to dining services for the 2019-2020 year; photo.
17 'Nightmare in Piazza' spooks lunchgoers
Miene--Adriana (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:20, p.05
11/1/2018 Kerry Hopkins, food supervisor at Piazza Dining Center, makes and donates Halloween decorations for the annual "Nightmare in Piazza" event; photos.
18 A wonderful week of homecoming events
Weber--Colby (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:16, p.04
10/18/2018 There are many events and activities taking place during this year's homecoming week, including sports, performances, pep rallies, campaniling, the parade, and the football game; photo.
19 Eating healthy at the dining centers
Ortiz--Cristian (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.03
9/21/2017 Ortiz discusses how to eat healthier, particularly at the Piazza dining center; photos.
20 Student employment on the rise
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:1, p.1
8/27/2015 Many students work at the dining centers due to the flexible schedules and their ease of access from the dorms; photo.
21 Pi Sigma Epsilon, UNI Dining Centers, local food bank to help families in need
Public Relations News Release 2014:117, p.1
11/12/2014 Pi Sigma Epsilon (PSE) has teamed up with UNI Dining Services and the Food Bank to help families in need this holiday season. Families can sign up to enjoy a meal on the UNI campus November 17, 18, and 20.
22 Check out what's new at the dining centers
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 19
5/1/2014 Gives the new features offered by both dining centers; photo.
23 Let's get physical
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 14
5/1/2014 To avoid the dreaded "freshman 15", new and current students should maintain their health by going to the Wellness and Recreation Center; photo.
24 Challenging university costs
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.5
3/27/2014 Gives the facts of the two-year advantage plan offered by the Department of Residence. Says that the plan does not save money in the long run.
25 Dining centers extend breakfast hours
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.1
2/3/2014 In response to the fall customer satisfaction survey, the Department of Residence has extended the dining centers' breakfast hours. They hope this will cut some of their costs in the long run; photo.
26 Redeker Center reopened
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.7
10/11/2013 The official grand reopening of the University of Northern Iowa's Redeker Cent and the Panther Village Phase II dedication was held inside the Piazza Dining Center on Wednesday, October 9.
27 UNI to celebrate renovated living and dining spaces
Public Relations News Release 2013:70, p.1
9/26/2013 UNI has added on more than 128,000 square feet onto living, dining, and lounge space. The renovations took place in the Redeker Center as well as Panther Village. There will be a dedication celebration with tours and refreshments to follow.
28 Silver-Where? Missing utensils cost dining centers $9 thousand
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.1
9/13/2013 Eating utensils in both the Rialto and Piazza Dining Centers are slowly diminishing. Each year about nine thousand dollars is spent on replacements. This is directly paid for by the students through price increases; photo.
29 Redeker Center gets face lift
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:2, p.2
8/30/2013 The renovations to the Redeker Center were completed just in time for the new school year. About $5.5 million was spent on the renovations. More seating was added to the Redeker Center, and Biscotti's was also expanded; photo.
30 Biscotti's temporarily relocated to Shull Hall
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:28, p.1
1/18/2013 Biscotti's moved to the basement of Shull Hall because of construction to expand the dining and office complex. When construction is complete, a larger Piazza dining center with additional seating and student lounges will be available; photo
31 New dining options available
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:7, p.5
9/18/2012 Piazza now allows students to use to-go containers. These changes have saved money and food waste has been reduced. Hours have been extended. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, and late night entrees are available; photo.
32 Construction on Redeker Center begins
Finin--Matthew Doyle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.1
8/31/2012 With the opening of Panther Village, more space was needed in Redeker Center. The expansion will include a new student lounge and more study spaces. Dining services will also be enlarged. Completion is set for August 2013; photo.
33 Corky cooks up smiles
Robb--Kelby Faye (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:44, p.7
3/23/2012 Corleen Counsell is a food service manager at Piazza. She is very outgoing and on the go. She handles any situation that presents itself. She enjoys working with the students.
34 Board of Regents approves schematic designs for Redeker Center expansion
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.1
2/14/2012 Department of Residence is hoping that the design phase for the Redeker expansion is completed by late April. Planning is under way to inconvenience students as little as possible.
35 DOR eyes Redeker expansion
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.1
1/20/2012 With the addition of Panther Village, the dining facilities in Redeker Center need to be enlarged to handle additional students; photo.
36 Eatin' your way across the USA
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.7
11/8/2011 The Piazza shared foods from across the country for patrons; photo.
37 Panther Portraits
Phillips--Whitney Lea (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:7, p.2
9/20/2011 Alex Holm and Katie Pins eat cupcakes during the celebration of the tenth anniversary of the Piazza; photo.
38 Piazza turns 10
Phillips--Whitney Lea (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:7, p.1
9/20/2011 Piazza featured birthday games and special menu items during their tenth anniversary celebration.

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