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Rialto Dining Center

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1 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.
2 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.
3 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.
4 Behind the empty lunch counter
Greenwood--Kate (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 118:28, p.1
1/24/2022 Both Rialto and Piazza struggle with staffing shortages; photo.
5 Dining centers struggle to find employees for new semester
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:3, p.2
9/2/2021 Annie Karr discusses the changes made in the UNI dining centers due to COVID-19 employment shortages; photo.
6 Dining centers continue to adapt
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabi (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:18, p.01
10/19/2020 Piazza and Rialto adapt to COVID-19 and social distancing; photos.
7 DOR preps for recontracting, updates
Cavalier--Kimberly (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.02
1/30/2020 DOR announced a number of changes to student housing effective fall semester 2020.
8 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.
9 Late meals and weekend hours return
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.01
10/17/2019 Rialto 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.
10 DOR makes changes, looks ahead
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:2, p.02
9/5/2019 Changes made by the 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.
11 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 has addressed rumors regarding the changes of schedules for the dining halls and meal plans.
12 A wonderful week of homecoming events
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:16, p.04
10/18/2018 There is a wide variety of activities that students can participate in during homecoming week.
13 Rialto to reopen tomorrow at 5 p.m.
Byrnes--Amanda (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:7, p.02
9/17/2018 Rialto Dining Center is set to reopen after being closed for two weeks. The center suffered damages after a joint steam line broke.
14 UNI hires third-party firm to investigate fatal Rialto accident
Northern Iowan 115:6, p.02
9/13/2018 UNI has hired a third-party firm to review policies and procedures following a fatal accident.
15 Rialto closed until further notice
Byrnes--Amanda (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.01
9/10/2018 Rialto closes temporarily after a a steam tunnel burst and flooded the the dining center and the Tower Center.
16 Eating healthy at the dining centers
Ortiz--Cristian (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.03
9/21/2017 Columnist Cristian Ortiz, discusses how to eat healthy in the dining centers; photo.
17 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.
18 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.
19 Exciting, sensual, fun. Reconnecting with people.
Hillyer--Dylan (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:14, p.4
10/16/2014 The UNI Ballroom/Swing Club meets every Tuesday/Thursday in the west room of the Towers Center.
20 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.
21 Let's get physical
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
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.
22 Lack of federal funding limits work-study program
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.2
4/3/2014 According to a recent study by the Iowa Board of Regents, funding was down for both work-study and supplemental education opportunities grants. Due to this, it has been difficult to find work-study jobs.
23 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.
24 Rialto awarded for going blue
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:43, p.1
3/15/2013 The Rialto dining center is recognized as a certified Blue Zones Project restaurant for its promotion of healthy dietary choices; photo.
25 UNI's Rialto Dining Center receives Blue Zone certification
Public Relations News Release 2012:229, p.1
3/5/2013 Rialto Dining Center has been awarded a Blue Zone Restaurant Certification. This is given to restaurants that implement changes to promote healthy dining.
26 I Spy
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.2
11/2/2012 Mystery photo contest continues. Post answer on Facebook. Freshman Eric Mulder identified last photo as artwork in the Rialto Dining Center; photo.
27 Early voting continues on UNI campus
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.1
10/9/2012 Several locations on campus allow early voting to accommodate student schedules. Iowa makes it easy for people to vote, offering many different options. Students encouraged to get involved and participate in voting.
28 UNI to be a stop on the R.I.D.E. for high school counselors
Public Relations News Release 2009:478, p.1
6/10/2010 R.I.D.E. stands for Rediscovering Iowa's Diverse Education. The program gives high school counselors the opportunity to learn about programs, facilities and college life at north central Iowa insitiutions.
29 Art on campus funded by various programs
Schissel--Adam (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:35, p.12
2/7/2006 Several different genres of artwork are spread around campus to inspire everyone; photo.
30 New, improved dining center a hit
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:3, p.7
9/3/2004 Description of the Rialto, recently renovated dining center in the Towers Center; photo.
31 Off-campus meal plans score big with students
Stibbs--Michelle (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:3, p.1
9/3/2004 Description of the Off-Campus Dining Network, recently expanded to include UNI.
32 NI year in news
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 100:55, p.1
4/30/2004 Recap of news stories and photographs from the 2003-2004 school year; photo.
33 Towers Dining Center may lose computer lab
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:48, p.1
4/6/2004 Unexpected costs from the Towers Center renovation may result in the closing of the Towers computer lab; photo.
34 "Groovin' Move-In" planned for UNI residence halls
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
8/18/2003 Description of new Department of Residence programs that have proven popular.
35 Campbell dining coming in fall
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:42, p.1
3/7/2003 Campbell Hall Dining Center will be open during the 2003-2004 academic year while Towers dining center is closed for remodeling; photo.
36 Regents approve project budget, property sale, for University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1990:62, p.1
9/19/1990 Regents approve restoration of Seerley Hall and other projects at UNI.
37 Workshop to help guidance counselors prepare students for 'new' job market, April 7 at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1987:338, p.1
4/1/1988 High school guidance counselors are invited to a series of workshops on cooperative education and preparing students for the job market. The workshops are held in the Towers Dining Center.
38 Cooking, serving 9,000 without steam presents challenges for Northern Iowa food service personnel
Public Relations News Release 1987:284, p.1
2/25/1988 Dining center resort to using disposable plates and silverware to accommodate the lack of steam due to a boiler break in the Physical Plant. Staff who normally worked in dish washing are placed on trash detail.
39 Leader from Anarctic ozone hole exploration to be at UNI Wednesday (April 15)
Public Relations News Release 1987:319, p.1
4/10/1987 Professor David Hoffman, who lead a three-month expedition to study the Antarctic ozone hole, presented two programs on the topic in the Physics Building and the Sigma Xi banquet.
40 80 Area Foreign Language Teachers for UNI Conference Friday (Sept. 20)
Public Relations News Release 1985:31, p.1
9/12/1985 A workshop for foreign language teachers will work on writing, listening comprehension, reading and culture.
41 "Heroes" set as 1981 theme
Old Gold 0:0, p.66
6/1/1982 The theme for the 1981 homecoming week was "Heroes," and they celebrated in style; photo.
42 Legislative Budget and Financial Control Committee to Meet at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1972:122, p.1
11/4/1971 The Committee will meet on Nov. 9; list of members on the committee.
43 Elementary Science Conference to be at UNI March 6
Public Relations News Release 1971:427, p.1
3/4/1971 250 Iowa elementary teachers and administrators are attending the second annual UNI Elementary Science Conference to be held Saturday, March 6 at Price Lab School.
44 New honorary fraternity to be installed at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1969:455, p.1
4/2/1970 Phi Upsilon Omicron, national honoary fraternity in home economics, will be installed at UNI. Reception for the new chapter is in the Georgian Lounge of the Commons with a banquet in the Towers Dining Room.
45 Delta Chi fraternity to be chartered at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1969:440, p.1
3/27/1970 All members of the community are invited to an open house in the Towers Dining Lounge; list of officers and pledgers.
46 Towers at UNI to be Dedicated to Bender, Dancer
Public Relations News Release 1969:84, p.1
10/17/1969 Residence halls named after Dr. Paul F. Bender and David A. Dancer. Background info on both.

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