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1 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.
2 Blizzard conditions cancel classes
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:31, p.01
2/8/2021 Due to the winter weather conditions, UNI cancelled classes on February 4 and moved to reduced operations; photos.
3 Snow day starts spring semester
Northern Iowan Staff, Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:28, p.01
1/28/2021 The Spring semester began with a snow day; photos.
4 Winter weather survival: mental health
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:37, p.01
2/21/2019 Winter weather and lack of sunlight can lead to mental health issues such as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Students can increase exposure to natural light by visiting the Light Lounge in Sabin Hall; photos.
5 Winter weather survival: vehicles
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:36, p.01
2/18/2019 Recommendations for winter weather driving include knowing and checking your vehicle, practicing winter driving, staying home during bad weather, and stocking blankets, food, and water in your car; photo.
6 Columnist says Christmas music can wait its turn
Schrad--Tanner (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:27, p.03
12/7/2017 Columnist Schrad doesn't like how over played Christmas music is and would rather this music wait until later in December to start being played.
7 Snow removal
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:34, p.2
2/9/2015 On Hill parking will be prohibited due to snow removal efforts.
8 Letter from the editor
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:33, p.3
2/5/2015 Student Amber Rouse discusses the City of Cedar Falls' effort on plowing the roads after a recent snowstorm.
9 Snowstorm spurs debate
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:32, p.1
2/5/2013 Students and faculty question the actions of UNI officials when classes were held after heavy snowfall. University Relations, Michael Hager, and Provost Gloria Gibson would not comment; photo.
10 Panther Portraits
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:30, p.9
1/24/2012 Scenes from around campus following a January snow storm; photo.
11 Making a case for winter
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:8, p.5
9/23/2011 Winter can be beautiful. The white snow covers the defects of the brown earth. We should embrace the season, not shun it. Author realizes that many will disagree with his view.
12 Oversold parking passes cause problems for students, staff
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:6, p.1
9/16/2011 There are 8300 parking spots on campus with over 16,000 students, staff, and visitors. Parking passes allow the owner to park in designated areas. The beginning of each new year brings some confusion.
13 Updates coming to UNI pedestrian bridge
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:58, p.1
7/1/2011 The walking bridge over Hudson Road becomes very slippery when wet or following the clearing of snow. Several safety concerns will be addressed. Resurfacing will be the first step prior to a planned refurbishing next year.
14 Spring sleet and snow
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.2
4/22/2011 Campus scenes following the snow of April 19. Several car accidents were reported in the area; photo.
15 Encouraging putting students first
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:34, p.14
2/8/2011 Putting students first is seeing the campus and the learning experience through the eyes of students. Snow removal is vital for those in wheelchairs on campus.
16 Winter Storms 2011
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:34, p.2
2/8/2011 Campus scenes from the February 1, 2011 snow storm; photo.
17 Holiday wish list
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:27, p.10
12/10/2010 Members of the editorial staff share their hopes for the new year. President Allen's health, basketball success, students taking group projects more seriously, and hopes for a snow day are some of the wishes.
18 Don't die
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.11
12/3/2010 Winter driving tips shared; slow down, clear windshields, keep the gas tank above half a tank, and pack a winter survival kit.
19 Snow: yesterday's threat, today's enemy, tomorrow's hope
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.10
11/16/2010 We know that snow in Iowa will happen. Readers warned of the dangers involved with winter driving or walking; urges readers to be extremely careful this winter.
20 Frigid weather caused students to bundle up
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.7
3/2/2010 Wind chills of fifteen to twenty below zero caused students to wear extra socks, scarves, and coats. Slippery sidewalks made walking difficult; photo.
21 ProBoard hosts Snow Games
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.5
1/22/2010 Sledding, snowball fights, and a relay will highlight the activities of the Snow Games. The games will be held in front of Bender Hall. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available.
22 Winter safety
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:29, p.5
1/23/2009 Believes that cleaning sidewalks of snow and ice by the University needs to improve. Merely spreading sand and salt is not enough. Safety for those using walkers, canes, crutches, and wheel chairs is imperative.
23 It would appear that Iowa is cursed
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.8
10/28/2008 A look back at the natural disasters that occurred in Iowa over the past twelve months; photo.
24 Excitement
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:39, p.5
2/29/2008 Suggests positive thoughts to help endure winter.
25 And now for something completely different
Reeder--Laura M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:38, p.15
2/26/2008 Fictional story involving a grisly snowman murder; photo.
26 The decision to cancel classes
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:38, p.2
2/26/2008 Procedures in place for determining when to cancel or delay classes at the University of Northern Iowa; photo.
27 Falling temps equals falling students
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:37, p.7
2/22/2008 Policy of cancelling classes questioned during this time of severe cold, snow, and ice. Crossing campus can be dangerous due to falls and broken bones; photo.
28 The dangers of going to class
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.5
2/8/2008 Policy for closing the University questioned; suggests that students should not be punished if they have valid excuse for missing class.
29 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:32, p.12
2/5/2008 Photos of campus activities; photo.
30 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:30, p.12
1/29/2008 Campus scenes; photo.
31 Parking during snow removal notice
Northern Iowan 104:29, p.1
1/25/2008 Students, faculty, and staff reminded to vacate G, A, and B parking lots between 1:00 and 7:00AM. $25.00 fines may be assessed. Tips provided on other winter parking matters.
32 Staying on top of winter weather
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:29, p.1
1/25/2008 Tips for wardrobe, car, and health to help survive Iowa winters; photo.
33 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:28, p.8
1/18/2008 Quick look around campus; photo.
34 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:26, p.12
12/4/2007 Campus scenes; photo.
35 Iowa declared disaster area by Governor
Rolfes--Kate E. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:43, p.1
3/6/2007 Following last week's snow storm in western Iowa and the previous ice storm in eastern Iowa, Governor Culver has declared the entire state a disaster area; photo.
36 Campus parking during snow removal
Northern Iowan 103:28, p.4
12/8/2006 Drivers are subject to increased fines and possible towing charges during snow removal from parking lots.
37 Student voices
Northern Iowan 102:43, p.7
3/7/2006 Students respond to the question, "How did Sunday's snow affect you?"
38 Untitled
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:43, p.8
3/7/2006 A March snow; photo.
39 Winter hits almost overnight
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:24, p.1
11/18/2005 Campanile and campus trees lightly covered in first snow of the season.
40 Winter wonderland?
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:29, p.5
1/14/2005 Gives ways to endure the ever-changing Iowa winters.
41 Plowing through frustrations
Northern Iowan 100:34, p.5
2/6/2004 Bemoans the snow removal practices of the City of Cedar Falls.
42 Cliff finds evidence of UNI stockpiling weapons
Blodgett--Clifford L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:51, p.5
4/18/2003 Relates conspiracy theories about UNI.
43 Student voices
Northern Iowan 99:48, p.13
4/8/2003 Students respond to the question: What were your thoughts when you woke up to snow after temps had hit over 80 last week?; photo.
44 Maintenance workers mainly unsung heroes
Collins--Elizabeth L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:36, p.1
2/14/2003 Terry Sheerer describes the duties of a grounds and landscape crew member.
45 November brings signs of winter
Northern Iowan 99:20, p.7
11/8/2002 Feels Thanksgiving is being overrun by the excitement of Christmas.
46 Snow falling on UNI
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:17, p.1
10/29/2002 Snow falls at night outside of the Maucker Union; photo.
47 A look behind . . . er . . . ahead?
Northern Iowan 98:60, p.1
7/19/2002 John Kamerick walks through the snow; photo.
48 Winter weather wonderland
Northern Iowan 96:30, p.13
1/21/2000 In light of Wednesday's storm, students share how they would spend a day at home during a snowstorm; photo.
49 Let it snow
Campus News Network 10:8, p.1
11/22/1999 Schedule of snow removal routes.
50 Snow removal less than par on campus
Sterenchuk--Daniel (Class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 95:31, p.8
1/26/1999 NISG representative comments that snow removal on campus is inadequate.


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