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Satire

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1 Rest in peace Nark Mook
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:30, p.1
1/31/2022 The parody Twitter account, Nark Mook, has come to an end after the person running the account graduated; photo.
2 As if dual-factor isn't enough, more steps added
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.07
4/1/2021 A satire article for April Fool's Day about more authentication steps being added in Fall 2021 adding to the recently implemented Duo Mobile, a dual-factor authentication process; photo.
3 HLC confuses UNI with NIU
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.06
4/1/2021 A satire piece for April Fool's Day about the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) arriving at the campus of Northern Illinois University (NIU) instead of UNI's campus for their site visit; photo.
4 Provost job still vacant, unsurprisingly
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.05
4/1/2021 A satire piece for April Fool's Day about the Provost leaving in May and the University being unable to find a replacement; photo.
5 Single snowflake spotted; UNI cancels class for week
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.07
4/1/2021 A satire piece for April Fool's Day about Mark Nook cancelling classes because he saw a single snowflake and thought a big snowstorm was coming; photo.
6 TC and TK get the boot thanks to new "brand"
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.05
4/1/2021 A satire piece for April Fool's Day about TC and TK being replaced by Tony the Tiger and Cap'n Crunch due to the mascots being outdated because of the new logo; photo.
7 UNI to add two new sports
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.08
4/1/2021 A satire piece for April Fool's Day about two new sports coming to UNI in the Fall of 2021: ice skating and kite flying; photo.
8 'Jojo Rabbit' comically attacks Nazis
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.04
11/14/2019 Hunter Friesen reviews ‘Jojo Rabbit’ (2019). The movie was about Jojo Betzler a young German boy that is very involved in the Hitler Youth. His patriotism runs so high Adolf Hitler himself acts as his imaginary friend. This becomes more complicated when Jojo finds out his mother hid a young Jewish girl named Elsa in their walls. Now Jojo’s conflicted over his national ideas or if he must make new ones. This film is a comedy. Frieson rates the directing, writing, acting, and the overall film on a scale from 0 to 5. Friesen rated the film overall 4/5 paw prints.
9 Campus squirrels armed to defend trees
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.05
4/3/2019 Satire piece in honor of April Fools day about arming UNI campus squirrels with small slingshots to defend the Ash trees from the emerald ash borer.
10 Clough and Q try out at pro day
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.08
4/2/2019 Satire article about two non-athletic students taking part in a draft day.
11 'The Room' is greatest film ever
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.07
4/1/2019 A satire piece providing a pretend review of the movie 'The Room.'
12 Dick's Pizza won't go down without a fight
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.06
4/1/2019 Satire piece about the owner of a new restaurant selling pizza on the street.
13 DIII athlete changes Instagram bio
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.08
4/1/2019 Satirical article/interview with a fictional college athlete who planned on being DI athlete but became a DIII athlete.
14 Insomnia Cookies actually cause insomnia
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.07
4/1/2019 Satire piece about the local business 'Insomnia Cookies' actually causing insomnia.
15 UNI receives Weather Resiliency Award
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.05
4/1/2019 Satire piece claiming UNI was awarded a Weather Resiliency award due to frigid winter temperatures.
16 eSports pwns UNI men's basketball team
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.08
4/5/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, the Panther eSports team won against the men's basketball team 117-89.
17 LFL accidentally takes on XFL
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.08
4/5/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, the football team LFL took on the XFL accidentally.
18 Bookstore haunted by ghost of student debts
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.05
4/2/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, the university bookstore is haunted by the ghost that has formed as a result of the decades of student debt caused by the bookstore.
19 Microwaves taking over campus
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.07
4/2/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, an exorbitant amount of microwaves have begun appearing all over campus.
20 Rider RLC replaced by actual panther
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.05
4/2/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, a panther has replaced Rider Hall's Residence Life Coordinator.
21 SGNI begs for spare change at UI, ISU
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.06
4/2/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, the Student Government of Northern Iowa (SGNI) went to Iowa State University and University of Iowa to try and supplement their funding.
22 Slow walkers to be fined, as well they should
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.06
4/2/2018 In this satirical article written for April Fools, the UNI Campus Police will start fining people who are walking too slow and slowing down foot traffic.

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