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1 A space of their own: UNI's sorority leaders honor over a century of tradition
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021), Eaves--Emily (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:44, p.01
3/23/2023 Mallory Schmitz interviews three women who are sorority leaders at UNI including Cassie Williams, Laura Harms, and Ana Muell. They tell their experiences of sorority life and encourage students to join after participation decreasing due to the pandemic; photo.
2 The fall of UNI fraternities and sororities
Murphy--Kate (Student--2022), Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:31, p.05
1/26/2023 Kate Murphy writes about the decreasing numbers of students enrolling in UNI which in turn is causing fraternity and sororities to struggle finding recruitment. Starting Spring 2023, the fraternity Pi Kappa Alpha is shutting down permanently due to the lack of new members; photo.
3 FSL kicks off annual 'Greek Week'
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:45, p.05
3/29/2021 The members of the Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL) community will kick off their annual Greek Week March 29-April 2. Each day will consist of different activities that represent the four community pillars of scholarship, friendship, leadership, and service; photo.
4 The misconceptions of Greek life
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:4, p.03
9/12/2019 Writer Colin Horning was an Opinion Writer and he wrote about his experience and the misconceptions that surround Greek life. He himself was a current member of the Greek fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon as of the article's publication in 2019.
5 Latina sisters seek sorority
Smith--Monique (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.01
10/30/2017 A group wants to start a new Latino sorority, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc., on campus. The sorority would be academic and open for Latinos and non-Latinos alike.
6 Sororities flourish; fraternities plateau
Nardini--Danielle (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:18, p.2
10/29/2015 While UNI sororities have doubled in size, fraternities have remained at the same for the past five years; members speculate that the respective recruitment methods may be responsible for the differences; photo.
7 Greek chapter of the week: Alpha Delta Pi
Shultz--Jacob (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:51, p.5
4/17/2014 Alpha Delta Pi does a lot of work to help out the Ronald McDonald House Charities by fundraising and volunteering. Leadership is also another important quality that this sorority values. Members value the opportunities and friendship they have gained.
8 Greek chapter of the week: Alpha Xi Delta
Shultz--Jacob (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:42, p.5
3/6/2014 Highlights the sorority Alpha Xi Delta as the Greek chapter of the week. Says they value sisterhood, leadership, service, and scholarship.
9 Greek chapter of the week: Alpha Phi fraternity
Shultz--Jacob (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.4
2/20/2014 Alpha Phi is a large Greek presence on campus. They do several different volunteer activities as well as holding the Red Dress Gala to raise money for local charities.
10 Fraternity and sorority life Dean's List Fall 2013
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.5
2/6/2014 A list of all of the fraternity and sorority members on the dean's list for Fall 2013.
11 Fraternity & Sorority Life: University of Northern Iowa
Northern Iowan 110:12, p.5
10/8/2013 List of students and the corresponding Sororities that they joined.
12 Ninety women join Greek community
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.14
9/11/2012 Names of new pledges listed. This was the most successful recruitment in history.
13 SIAC changes to SIC
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.2
9/11/2012 Change eliminates confusion with the acronym. The Student Involvement Center covers fraternities, sororities, NISG, and leadership and service programming.
14 Congratulations
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.19
11/11/2011 Eighty-six new members join sororities at UNI. Students listed.
15 Greek rush week
Mcdaniel--Alexander Ryan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.16
8/26/2011 Sororities have a formal four day rush period. Fraternities hold informal rush, which includes events for those interested in fraternal life. Leadership opportunities and friendships are positive elements of Greek life.
16 Greek life must challenge stereotypes
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.8
10/15/2010 The Greek community at UNI contributed $45,000 to charities and performed more than five thousand hours of public service during the past year. Members must continue to publicize the good things done to combat stereotypes.
17 I am Greek
Northern Iowan 107:8, p.8
9/24/2010 UNI sorority life adds sixty eight new members; students listed.
18 Panther Festival defies traditional parade norms
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.15
10/13/2009 A virtual parade will again highlight the Panther Festival. Booths from several student organizations, community vendors, inflatable games, food, and the UNI Spirit Squad and Marching Band will be featured at 23rd and College Streets.
19 Get involved, go Greek
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 8
5/2/2008 Joining sororities or fraternities helps students get involved and meet new friends.
20 Greek Profiles
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 18
5/2/2008 Presidents of two fraternities and one sorority are interviewed; photo.
21 There is an organization out there for everyone
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:29, p.2
1/25/2008 Considers the many types of campus student organizations; provides information on how to find a complete list of groups on campus; photo.
22 Greek life at UNI means building friendships
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:4, p.11
9/9/2005 Fraternities and sororities strive to bring students together to become friends and to improve the community through volunteer work; photo.
23 Positive view of Greek life offers editorial balance
Cheviron--Chase (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:52, p.9
4/19/2005 Provides praise to NI for shedding a positive light on UNI fraternities and sororities.
24 Sororities hope to see rise in recruitment next year
Strittmater--Sara (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 101:40, p.1
2/25/2005 Sorority recruitment has been moved to the week before classes start in August; photo.
25 UNI sororities make blankets to donate to Allen Hospital
Public Relations News Release 2004:0, p.1
9/27/2004 Donated over eighty blankets.
26 UNI sorority support
Ingwersen--Laura (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:53, p.6
4/23/2004 Expresses support for sororities in response to a recent article on compromising morals in the Greek sorority system.
27 Sorority fun gone too far?
Athay--Steve (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:52, p.7
4/20/2004 Description of questionable sorority activities brought to light in Alexandra Robbins's book "Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities."
28 UNI Greek community members inducted into national order
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
12/2/2003 Thirteen students inducted into National Order of Omega; inductees listed.
29 Sage-like advice for incoming freshmen
Northern Iowan 99:60, p.4
7/18/2003 Tips from experience for the inexperienced.
30 Sororities still searching for sisters
Heffernan--Kimberly A. (Classes of 2003 and 2008)
Northern Iowan 99:2, p.18
9/6/2002 Shelagh McDonald and Kellie Hampel talk about what sorority life is really like; photo.
31 University of Northern Iowa sororities recognize National Panhellenic Pin Day Monday, March 2
Public Relations News Release 1997:240, p.1
2/25/1998 UNI sororities will participate in National Panhellenic Pin Day March 2.
32 University of Northern Iowa fraternity and sorority delegates attend annual conference in Ohio
Public Relations News Release 1991:473, p.1
3/16/1992 UNI fraternities and sororities were well represented at Ohio conference. Attendees are listed.
33 New Alpha Chi Omega pledges and initiates at Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1986:137, p.1
12/17/1986 Four new members are inducted into Alpha Chi Omega. The sorority promotes leadership development, and service activities. Includes a list of new members with, their hometown, and a short biography.
34 Greek Week activities planned at UNI April 14-19
Public Relations News Release 1986:353, p.1
4/8/1986 "On the Move" is the theme for the week; activities include an all-Greek study night in the library, a variety show, the traditional "Greek Sing," an awards banquet and dance, a service project and a Pig Roast and Olympics.
35 UNI sororities pledge 61 new members
Public Relations News Release 1981:113, p.1
10/22/1981 New pledges to the five social sororities for women named. List of students.
36 Greek alumni reunion planned at UNI
Public Relations News Release 1981:65, p.1
9/28/1981 Information on a Greek alumni reunion to be held over Homecoming after the parade.
37 Fall hours begin Monday (Aug. 17), registration starts Thursday (Aug. 20)
Public Relations News Release 1981:11, p.1
8/14/1981 New fall hours and registration times/dates announced; new student activities described; open house for those interested in sororities; convocation date given
38 Sorority Open House
Public Relations News Release 1981:4, p.1
8/11/1981 Freshmen and non-affiliated students invited to a sorority open house to meet the different groups.
39 McKeon earns 'Greek Woman of Year'
Northern Iowan 76:56, p.6
5/9/1980 Michel McKeon was named 'Greek Woman of the Year' by UNI's sororities; photo.
40 Sorority rush sign-up
Northern Iowan 75:52, p.5
5/1/1979 Rush sign-up table will be in the Union.
41 Sororities push for own housing
Northern Iowan 74:16, p.4
10/25/1977 All six sororities have or are looking for a house; photo.
42 Sororities announce pledges
Northern Iowan 73:43, p.4
3/4/1977 List of spring pledges.
43 UNI sorority pledges announced
Northern Iowan 73:16, p.3
10/26/1976 List of the six UNI sororities and the women who have pledged to them.
44 Open house
Northern Iowan 73:3, p.9
9/10/1976 Sorority open house scheduled.
45 Sorority activations
Northern Iowan 72:43, p.4
3/5/1976 List of spring pledges.
46 Sorority rush
Northern Iowan 72:31, p.8
1/23/1976 Spring rush sign-up.
47 Sorority rush sign-up
Northern Iowan 72:1, p.12
48 Panhellenic Council
Northern Iowan 71:30, p.8
1/21/1975 Sponsoring informal rush.
49 Sororities begin open houses October 9
Northern Iowan 68:3, p.9
9/24/1971 Brief description of Greek life.
50 UNI Groups Spread Christmas Cheer
Public Relations News Release 1970:265, p.1
12/17/1970 UNI student sororities and fraternities help out those less fortunate for the holidays; activities and organizations involved


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