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Title Date Summary
1 DOR preps for recontracting, updates
Cavalier--Kimberly (Student--2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
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.
2 Campaign urges students to "refill"
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.02
10/30/2017 Several groups on campus are banding together to host the Refill Not Landfill event. In an effort to encourage students to use refillable water bottles, they will be handing out free water bottles in various locations around campus.
3 "Move in move through, and move on"
King--Andi
Northern Iowan 111:32, p.1
2/2/2015 Many changes to the residence halls will occur including the closing of Lawther hall for the 2015-2016 school year due to renovations; photo.
4 Locked dorms
Shilanek--Ian
Northern Iowan 111:6, p.1
9/18/2014 Students living on UNI campus this year have adjusted to a recent change from using keys, to an electronic ID scanning system; photo.
5 Proposed housing changes and rates released for 2014-2015
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.1
1/30/2014 UNI is reducing their summer room and board rates for 2014-2015 to encourage more students to remain in Cedar Falls over the summer. Regular and board will increase by about 2.9 percent. Dining Rates are also expected to increase about 2 percent; photo.
6 It's time to view education differently
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.3
10/22/2013 The author reminds students to appreciative their right to receive an education. In Pakistan there was a girl that was shot standing up for women's education rights. The story of this girl shows that Americans we are truly fortunate; photo.
7 The benefits of unlimited meals
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:14, p.3
10/15/2013 The dining centers have implemented an unlimited meal plan. It encourages students to eat healthier; photo.
8 An open letter to UNI President William Ruud
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:10, p.3
10/1/2013 Linh Ta talks about the installation of President Ruud. Expresses concern about the different issues UNI is currently facing. Encourages President Ruud to remember his goals, aspirations, and commitment to serving the UNI community.
9 The dog days of UNI: Record-high temperatures show need for air conditioning in residence halls
Weaver--Alexander (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:3, p.3
9/6/2013 In reaction to the recent heat, the author suggests that university should install air conditioning in the residence halls. He encourages the university to look at its policies and to keep in mind the health and comfort of the student population.

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