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1 Black Lives Matter: group vs. phrase
Richards--Tanner (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:50, p.03
4/15/2021 The author questions the motives of the "Black Lives Matter" group and believes they are spreading lies and promoting violence against police officers and white people.
2 Letter to the Editor: Stand with your APPI Panthers
Panther Initiative For Environmental Equity and Resilience (PIEER)
Northern Iowan 117:45, p.03
3/29/2021 The author believes that the recent hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) are unacceptable. They believe people must become educated in racism, stereotypes, racial bias, and xenophobia to help ensure a safe environment for the AAPI community. The UNI administration and community show their support and solidarity with the Asian community and take protective measures for its students' safety and well-being; photo.
3 March 16 was not just a "bad day"
Maier--Al (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:44, p.03
3/25/2021 The author believes that there has been a growing trend of discrimination against Asian Americans due to the coronavirus pandemic as seen in Atlanta, Georgia leaving six Asian-Americans and two others dead in their place of employment. The author believes that the ones who have lost their lives should be remembered and others who are not experiencing discrimination should stand up and reach out; photo.
4 Hate crimes won't stop until we stop its source
Montgomery--Tyler (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:43, p.03
3/22/2021 The author argues that hate crimes against racially diverse groups has grown recently due to the easy access to guns, not holding white males accountable, and banning teachings on diverse concepts; photo.
5 REC talks activism on Purple Couch
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:26, p.02
11/16/2020 Students Mohammad Rawwas and Laura Roman Jimenez talked about student activism and the Racial and Ethnic Coalition as part of the Purple Couch Courageous Conversations series; photo.
6 Don't stop fighting, keep pushing
Seybert--Addi (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:25, p.03
11/12/2020 The author argues the importance of continuing to fight for issues even after Joe Biden's historic win; photo.
7 Show your support in protests
Montgomery--Tyler (Studen, Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.03
10/5/2020 Tyler Montgomery, as well as many members of the Cedar Valley community, attended a Black Lives Matter rally on Main Street. Montgomery calls out the campus for ignoring racial issues and miscommunication.
8 UNI community marches for justice
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.01
10/5/2020 A UNI student, Max Tensen, organized a Black Live Matter protest in response to the murder of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Protestors marched from UNI central campus to Cedar Falls City Hall.
9 LTE: Board of Regents must listen to its students
iowa Student Action
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.3
12/12/2019 The Iowa Student Action organization sends an open letter to the Board of Regents in regards to the rise of tuition and its effects on minority communities.
10 U.S. needs a pro-Latin America president
Rawwas--Mohammad (Marketing Faculty), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.03
12/12/2019 On November 12, 2019, Evo Morale was deposed in a right-wing military coup that saw the fascist Jeanine Anez rise to power as the "interim president." The military coup was triggered by a report from the Organization of American States, which questioned the integrity of the recent election. No evidence was provided in the report to substantiate the claims made, and even those claims do not implicate the validity of the election. Morales was clearly the favorable option, and in any democracy, that should be honored.
11 UNI community packs REC town hall
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.01
11/14/2019 More than 200 students, faculty, and community members attended a town hall hosted by the UNI Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC) at Maucker Union. The REC started with a summary of the REC, actions UNI has taken, and inaction that UNI has failed to meet. It was also a way for the REC to get their message out into the community and to tell their stories and to have audience members tell their stories. The meeting called for everyone in attendance to take action. Related to this article was REC, students from Iowa, and ISU attend the Board of Regents Meeting. In coordination with similar student organizations from Universities across Iowa, members of REC attended the public comment portion of the Board of Regents committee meeting. REC member Gisselle Hererra delivered a statement on behalf of the REC, addressing the Board of Regents executives and representatives from Iowa's public universities. She ended her speech by asking if the executives and representatives would be willing to meet twice and both times she was met with silence; photo.
12 REC launches #UNIisnotanAlly compaign
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:19, p.01
11/4/2019 Following President Nook's October 30th email to campus regarding the concerns of the UNI Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC), members of the REC have launched their #UNIisnotanAlly campaign across campus and social media. The campaign was launched on November 1, 2019, and it shared videos of student's personal accounts and testimonies of experiencing racism at UNI. The REC members also passed out fliers and hung them around campus. The article continues to tell the back story on why the REC was founded and what lead up to the launch; photo.
13 New Political ideology is needed
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:12, p.03
10/10/2019 Opinion columnist, Mohammed Rawwas, believes that the current political ideology needs to change sometime in the near future. He believes that fight for climate change and the actions needed to combat it will not be fully met with our current liberal dogma. Rawwas explores the current political climate and climate change policies currently in place and/or how to make better policies.
14 TheatreUNI to present 'Hair' for 50th aniversary
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.04
2/22/2018 Sarah Hofmeyer reports on TheatreUNI's production of 'Hair' that is showing at Strayer Wood Theatre. TheatreUNI and the School of Music worked together to make the musical possible.
15 Darby discusses racism in Iowa schools
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017), Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.03
10/19/2017 Derrick Darby, a professor from the University of Michigan, gives a talk about racism in the education system as a part of the Hearst Lecture Series; photo.
16 Much work remains for racial equality
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.03
9/11/2017 Columnist Abbi Cobb discusses racism. She says more progress needs to be made before society can begin to celebrate.
17 NISG responds to Charlottesville
Bernhard--Tristan (Student--2017), White--Jamal (Student--2014), Givens--Darvel (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.6
8/24/2017 Representatives from the Northern Iowa Student Government give their response to the violent protest in Charlottesville, Virginia.
18 Dear future panthers...
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:21, p.1
11/9/2015 A forum was held to discuss students issues on campus related to racism and sexuality; photo.
19 Racial hostility plagues CV
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.1
10/22/2015 Student Nick Fisher believes racial inequality is plaguing the Cedar Valley, and offers possible solutions to the issue; photo.
20 Why is Donald Trump 'inconvenienced' by political correctness?
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:9, p.3
9/28/2015 Columnist Abbi Cobb comments on Donald Trump's stance on political correctness, and shares why she believes he would not make a good President; photo.
21 Letter to the editor
Vogt--Megan (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:33, p.3
2/5/2015 Graduate assistant Megan Vogt thanks those who attended Tim Wise's speech on racial equality.
22 Moving forward: Apartheid 2.0
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:33, p.1
2/5/2015 The Center for Multicultural education hosted racism activist Tim Wise at the Gallagher-Bluedorn, Wise spoke about the current status of race in the United States; photo.
23 UNI to host internationally acclaimed author Tim Wise
Public Relations News Release 2014:155, p.1
1/15/2015 Tim Wise will be at UNI on February 2, in the Great Hall at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. These events are free and open to the public.
24 UNI to host 2015 Town Hall on Diversity
Public Relations News Release 2014:152, p.1
1/14/2015 The seventh annual Town Hall Meeting hosted by UNI's Diversity Council will welcome Heather Hackman. The event will be held on January 21, in the Commons Ballroom.
25 Concerning Ferguson, MO
Borsay--Kyrie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.3
12/4/2014 Writer expresses their feelings about the events in Ferguson, MO and calls on the people of the university to help make a change in the racism in our world
26 Solidarity
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.2
11/10/2014 Students gathered outside the Mauker union to show support of those affected by the harmful social media posts.
27 United we stand
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.1
11/10/2014 A group of students gathered in the Maucker Union Plaza supporting those victimized by social media harassment.
28 Letter to the editor: A response to UNCF's partnership with Koch
Beckham--Alonzo Zeldene (Student 2014)
Northern Iowan 111:17, p.5
11/3/2014 Student Alonzo Beckham responds to the Northern Iowan's article about the United Negros College Fund receiving money from the Koch brothers.
29 Letter from the editor
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:16, p.4
10/23/2014 Amber Rouse, Executive Editor of the Northern Iowan, urges students to ignore the Yik-Yak posts that have been causing so much controversy and to not fuel the hate and make things worse; photo.
30 Student voices; Do you think the "It's On Us" campaign will help change the way UNI deals with assault cases?
Wagner--Amanda (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:16, p.1
10/23/2014 Students respond to the question "Will the It's On Us campaign work?"; photo.
31 Stop microaggress-ing around
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:6, p.3
9/18/2014 Student Ashley Davidson shares her opinion on "microaggress-ing" and how to prevent every day insults on campus; photo.
32 Lack of privacy becoming an issue in society
Lloyd--Benjamin Daniel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.6
5/1/2014 Says that the privacy in today's society continues to decrease. The recent case of Donald Sterling is a prime example.
33 Avoiding cultural appropriation
Nelson--Nehemiah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.4
4/10/2014 Defines the kind of discrimination known as "cultural appropriation." Says that cultural appropriation trivializes that culture.
34 Debunking reverse racism as America's hurtful myth
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.5
2/3/2014 Says the problem with reverse racism is that it assumes that something propagated by white people is now being turned against them.
35 Letter to the editor
Northern Iowan 110:25, p.3
11/22/2013 Says the Black Student Union felt strongly about the article written in the Northern Iowan titled "Segregation still prominent in modern times." Says the author of said article was racial profiling.
36 Segregation still prominent in modern times
Venuto--Kayla Jewel (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:13, p.4
10/11/2013 Says segregation still occurs on UNI's campus. Says the racial based organizations on campus divide the minorities from the rest of UNI's population.
37 Miss un-American: racism in the U.S.
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:7, p.3
9/20/2013 Miss New York was crowned Miss America. Social media was outraged because she is Indian. She was born in the United States, but social media continues to call her an Arab. Racism is still relevant in today's society.
38 James Loewen gives lecture on diversity
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:41, p.5
3/8/2013 Mr. Loewen discussed sundown towns. Sundown towns are intentionally made up of white people and sometimes require all minorities to leave town by sundown.
39 Shelve Black History Month?
Monnier--Beth Alice (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:39, p.4
3/1/2013 Black History Month has been celebrated since 1976. Some people believe it is time for the tradition to end. However, until discrimination can be wiped out without a chance of coming back, Black History Month still has a place in our society.
40 Prize-winning author and lecturer to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:203, p.1
2/18/2013 Mr. James W. Loewen, one of the most acclaimed historians of race in the United States, will give a lecture on his award-winning book "Sundown Towns: A Hidden Dimension of American Racism." He will also hold two workshops focusing on his two books.
41 Bienvenido al nuevo America
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.4
12/4/2012 Author addresses concern with discrimination against natural-born Hispanic/Latino community. Raises concern of racism and encourages readers to consider equality. Students encouraged to engage in Hispanic/Latino Student Union events; photo.
42 Law professor calls for new civil rights movement
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:18, p.1
10/26/2012 Richard Thompson Ford presents views on effects of federally-imposed racial desegregation; believes new and different action may need to be taken.
43 Student of MLK discusses racism
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.1
9/11/2012 Julian Bond stated that racism is not individual behavior, but "a complex set of society actions". Bond spoke as part of this year's Reaching for Higher Ground: The search for the American dream; photo.
44 Racism, or just ignorance and stupidity?
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:50, p.4
4/13/2012 Personal response to questioning by public safety officers; photo.
45 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,
46 Obtaining the American 'Dream'
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:38, p.4
2/21/2012 The dream should not exclude others by way of racism, classism, sexism, ageism, or ableism. The dream should be available to anyone who is willing to work hard and obey the law of the land.
47 Is the tea party racist?
Jensen--Daniel John (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:14, p.3
10/14/2011 The Tea Party has added energy to American politics. The party has been accused of being racist. Perhaps the liberal media are throwing this and other accusations because they feel threatened.
48 This area is designated
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.8
4/29/2011 Seeks the safe and welcoming feeling of Rod Library for other areas on campus. Humans tend to stay within their comfort zones. Believes that our lives would be better served by talking to and getting to know those of other cultures and beliefs.
49 Guerilla Girls On Tour performance at UNI to explore feminism, racism
Northern Iowan 107:44, p.6
3/25/2011 Lang Auditorium will host the Guerilla Girls On Tour performance.
50 UNI to host renowned African American author.
Public Relations News Release 2010:204, p.1
2/4/2011 Eric Dyson will give a lecture on "The Future of Racism, Improvement of Democracy and Ideas of Inclusion."

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