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1 Vox Pop: What is your biggest pet peeve about UNI?
Criswell--Emma (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:51, p.05
4/17/2023 Emma Criswell interviews five UNI students to learn their biggest pet peeves about UNI. The students interviewed are Sean Brown, Maddison Hofmann, Caleb Shea, Damian Rivera, and Madison Hansen; photos.
2 Speaker encourages mental health discussion
Weber--Colby (Class of 2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.01
10/31/2019 Speaker Ross Trowbridge discussed mental health during his presentation in the Maucker Union Ballroom on October 29. Trowbridge, who has Borderline Personability Disorder (BPD), talked about his life and struggles as well as becoming an advocate for mental health awareness; photos.
3 Consider the risk when using e-cigarettes
Goodman--Samantha (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 115:47, p.03
4/8/2019 Goodman argues against the risks of e-cigarettes and cautions readers about their addictive and dangerous effects; photo.
4 Past comes back to bite
Sempere--Autumn R. (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.5
4/21/2014 The author found UNI's performance of "August: Osage County" to be realistic, with strong performers. She thought that having the actors smoke non-tobacco cigarettes was annoying. Aside from that, the show was an emotional and enjoyable experience.
5 Future of electronic cigarettes stuck in a haze
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.1
10/22/2013 Electronic cigarettes are becoming more popular on college campuses. However, these electronic cigarettes were not considered under Iowa's Smoke Free Air Act. Some universities are considering banning electronic cigarettes from campus; photo.
6 An insight into the art of cigars
Smith--Austin Burke (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:16, p.4
10/19/2012 Believes that smoking a cigar offers opportunities for quiet thought as well as enhancement for social occasions.
7 The ghetto on Hudson Road
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:52, p.4
4/20/2012 The smoking ban on university property has caused a group of smokers to gather at the intersection of Hudson Road and Ohio Street.
8 Not just Blowing Smoke
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:23, p.4
11/15/2011 Students breaking the rules of NO SMOKING on campus urged to take it across the street. Laws and rules are adopted for a reason; photo.
9 A smoke free campus is a pipe dream
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:14, p.3
10/14/2011 Smoking has been banned from university property for several years, but the outskirts of campus need attention. There are no ashtrays available, causing cigarette butts to be deposited on the ground. Writer feels the policy is unenforceable; photo.
10 UNI studies assist smoking cessation
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:28, p.2
1/14/2011 Center for Social and Behavioral Research has teamed with the Iowa Department of Public Health Division of Tobacco Use to conduct several tobacco-related studies. The telephone hotline, Quitline, has been a positive influence in aiding Iowans.
11 The fresh sense of clean air
Laurio--Katelyn Rose (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.5
9/17/2010 Dangers of smoking to the person, those living in the same household, and those exposed to second hand smoke.
12 Butt out of smoking
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:42, p.6
3/9/2010 The dangers of smoking repeated, but the case is made that smoking is a personal choice. The reported three thousand people dying from second hand smoke does allow non-smokers a voice in the matter.
13 Iowa Smoking Cessation Services help to 'Kick the Habit' UNI research shows 20 percent of clients not smoking up to a year after starting program
Public Relations News Release 2009:104, p.1
10/6/2009 The Center for Social and Behavioral Research presented the results of state-funded smoking cessation services to the Iowa Tobacco Commission in Des Moines in late September
14 Law fails to extinguish smoking on campus
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:58, p.1
7/10/2009 Law against smoking has made a significant change in smoking habits, but violations continue to occur. Fifty-one complaints have been made since January 1, 2009; photo.
15 Students believe enforcement of smoking ban presents challenge
Ruter--Lindsay N. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:46, p.1
4/3/2009 Milissa Wright, associate director of Public Safety, states that the current smoking ban has had good rate of compliance. Students tend to disagree; stating that many smokers merely go to parking lots or dark corners to "light up"; photo.
16 Smoking cessation
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.1
10/28/2008 Kathy Green has developed a free session to help students, faculty, and staff to stop smoking. Program is one-on-one or small group interaction.
17 Mixed feelings about smoking ban
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:12, p.3
10/10/2008 The decision to make campus smoke free has members of the campus community on both sides of the issue; photo.
18 University of Northern Iowa Smoking Policy
Northern Iowan 105:12, p.3
10/10/2008 Stated policy of a smoke free campus including grounds, parking lots, athletic fields, recreation fields, tennis courts, and any other outdoor area , including any vehicle located on the university's property.
19 Smoking ban now in effect across Iowa
Parrott--Megan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:57, p.1
7/11/2008 Ban effective July 1, 2008; smoking not allowed anywhere on campus; officials set up guidelines for enforcement.
20 Big business and smoking
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:52, p.7
4/25/2008 Concerns expressed with the recently passed bill that prohibits smoking in most public buildings and businesses in Iowa; questions why casinos received exemptions.
21 Local reaction to smoking ban mixed
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:51, p.1
4/22/2008 Governor Culver signed a smoking ban for public places in Iowa, with a few exceptions. Local people react to this decision.
22 A letter from the Student Body President
Morse--Andrew Quentin (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 104:32, p.8
2/5/2008 Update on work being done by Northern Iowa Student Government; shuttle, smoking on campus, landlord ordinance oversight, and student government elections.
23 Cigarettes polluting campus
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:22, p.6
11/9/2007 Designated smoking areas proposed for UNI campus.
24 Student government committee not just blowing smoke
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:4, p.3
9/7/2007 UNI smoking policy is under review; photo.
25 Campus safety discussed
Morse--Andrew Quentin (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 104:3, p.4
8/31/2007 Arming campus police and smoking on campus from a student perspective noted; photo.
26 Tobacco tax meets with approval and criticism
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:47, p.1
3/30/2007 Pros and cons of increase in the tobacco tax in Iowa; photo.
27 Smoke-free living
Northern Iowan 103:38, p.8
2/16/2007 Hazards of smoking and second hand smoke.
28 Unopposed, but campaigning nonetheless
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:37, p.1
2/13/2007 Andrew Morse and Adam Bentley share their message and goals for UNI as candidates for President and Vice President of the student body; photo.
29 Sparking up smokers, to answer your questions
Pimlott--Laura L. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:24, p.6
11/17/2006 Dangers of cigarette smoking noted.
30 Sparking up smokers
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:23, p.7
11/14/2006 Pros and cons of banning smoking on campus.
31 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/13/2006 "Cigs for Subs" is the theme for this year's Great American Smokeout.
32 UNI adopts new smoking policy
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
10/17/2006 Due to requests from students, faculty, and staff, a revised smoking policy will designate one smoke-free entrance for each university building.
33 Tips matter when drinking at the bar
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 102:45, p.15
3/24/2006 Advice on getting better service in a bar.
34 Movie night features real-life business ethics
Manatt--Tim (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:36, p.12
2/10/2006 David B. Wilson Chair in Business Ethics sponsored program that focused on whistle-blowing in the tobacco industry; photo.
35 UNI heads to Des Moines for conference
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:32, p.1
1/27/2006 UNI students lobbied at the capital to increase cigarette taxes to support health care; photo.
36 UNI students lobbying for tobacco tax in Des Moines
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
1/23/2006 Northern Iowa Student Government invites students to join them in Des Moines for the Tobacco Tax Lobbying Day at the Capitol.
37 New meaning to 'going cold-turkey'
Ory--Lindsey (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:23, p.1
11/15/2005 The Great American Smokeout aims to help people quit smoking; photo.
38 Thursday, Nov. 17
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.2
11/14/2005 Smokers are invited to "Go Cold Turkey" by turning in their cigarettes for a six-inch turkey sub, part of Great American Smokeout Day.
39 Non-smokers should quit whining about secondhand smoke
Northern Iowan 102:15, p.8
10/18/2005 Defends smokers and feels there is no evidence that secondhand smoke will cause real problems.
40 UNI smoking policy not enforced around campus
Rinkleff--Adam (Student--2004-2005)
Northern Iowan 102:5, p.10
9/13/2005 Student wonders why rules regarding smoking around building entrances are not enforced.
41 Taxing cigarettes bad for your health
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:58, p.5
6/24/2005 Believes taxing cigarettes has gone too far.
42 NISG supports cigarette tax
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:53, p.1
4/22/2005 A 16-12 resolution was passed in favor of the proposed cigarette tax increase in the Iowa legislature.
43 Ashes to taxes
Northern Iowan 101:32, p.5
1/28/2005 Discusses the potential positives and negatives of a proposed increase of $1 to the pack of cigarettes.
44 Governor Vilsack proposes tax hike; cigarette smokers feel the burn
Smith--Jessica Dee (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:32, p.1
1/28/2005 In an attempt to pay for rising health care costs and offset budget problems, Governor Vilsack is proposing to increase the price of a pack of cigarettes by one dollar.
45 Student Voices
Northern Iowan 101:32, p.9
1/28/2005 Students respond to the question, "How do you feel about the proposed tax increase of $1 on cigarettes?"; photo.
46 Smoking offers poor image for teachers
Canning--Christine L. (Student Teaching Coordinator)
Northern Iowan 101:25, p.6
11/23/2004 Believes smokers should voluntarily move from the entrances to buildings on campus or preferably stop smoking altogether.
47 Addicted to people in your life?
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:24, p.5
11/19/2004 Believes chemical dependence is not the right way to deal with problems.
48 Great American Smokeout aims to educate, encourage quitting
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:23, p.1
11/16/2004 Description of the 28th annual Great American Smokeout, designed to reduce the number of cigarette smokers in America; photo.
49 Taking a stand for smokers everywhere
Musgrave--Matt (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:23, p.7
11/16/2004 Believes the backlash against smokers has gone to excess.
50 Campus hazardous to health
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:20, p.5
11/5/2004 Speaks out against smokers and secondhand smoke.


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