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Student Protests and Demonstrations

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1 Student-athletes to hold "UNIty" march
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:15, p.06
10/8/2023 MSALT holds the UNIty March to protest racism and police brutality; photo.
2 Students rally to support Roe v. Wade
Northern Iowan 118:55, p.05
5/5/2022 Two photos showing students gathered at the corner of College and W. 23rd St. to protest the possible overturning of Roe v. Wade.
3 The continuation of sports protest
Springfield--Eboni (Student--2021), Ruiz--Ashlyn (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.11
3/10/2022 The use of protests by black athletes throughout athletics history shows the racism embedded within it; photo.
4 Student-Athletes hold "UNIty" walk
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:16, p.06
10/12/2020 SAAC and MSALT host UNIty walk in protest of racial injustice; photos.
5 Black History Month with BSU
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Johnson--Alex (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.04
2/3/2020 UNI's Black Student Union (BSU) has prepared events honoring Black History Month through the month of February.
6 The rise of the anti-austerity Left
Rawwas--Mohammad (Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.03
10/31/2019 A number of protests have come about in countries around the world. These protests follow a series of strikes that have been prevalent in these countries. Mohammed Rawwas wrote this article and made the connection that there is a rise of anti-austerity Left sliders. He explains why there has yet to be one in America but there could be if there was a radical switch that causes it to happen.
7 DACA dreamers close to home
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.01
9/11/2017 Hundreds gather on Main Street to protest President Trump's repeal of DACA. There are several speakers, including UNI students; photo.
8 Peace rally
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.01
9/7/2017 The Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) hosted a Peace Rally. The rally featured several speakers that included UNI students, professors, and community members; photo.
9 Street preacher sparks heated discussion
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:6, p.4
9/17/2015 Many students protested and argued with one of the many street preachers who come to campus each spring and fall; photo.
10 Fight apathy, become an activist
O'Brink--Stormy (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:54, p.5
4/30/2015 Stormy O'Brink urges people to push for social change; photo.
11 Ruud Reports
Ruud--William (President)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.2
12/4/2014 UNI president Bill Ruud answers some hot questions around campus and shares his personal opinion on current events.
12 We can do better
Schueller--Amanda Lynne (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:22, p.1
11/13/2014 Hundreds of faculty, students, and staff showed up to the "Day of Solidarity" protest and showed support for those affected by the harmful Yik-Yak posts.
13 Getting together to listen
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.4
11/10/2014 Rod Library hosted a listening table, a gathering where anyone can talk without being judged; photo.
14 Solidarity
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.2
11/10/2014 Students gathered outside the Mauker union to show support of those affected by the harmful social media posts.
15 United we stand
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.1
11/10/2014 A group of students gathered in the Maucker Union Plaza supporting those victimized by social media harassment.
16 Protest incites student response
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:53, p.1
4/30/2013 Protesters from Missionaries to the Pre-Born gathered outside of the Maucker Union to protest abortion and homosexuality. Groups of students opposed this protest and formed their own counter-protest group, photo.
17 Occupy movement continues with protest on Main Street
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.1
12/9/2011 People are still engaged in the Occupy movement. A letter will be delivered to the CEO of Wells Fargo Bank at the Cedar Falls office during a gathering of Occupy followers today; photo.
18 Education that builds engaged citizenship
Enshayan--Kamyar (Director Center for Energy and Environmental Education)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.6
11/8/2011 Believes that higher education is about learning, discussing, and sharing ideas that will build a better city, state, and nation. Here is a teachable moment. Believes that the protesters remind us of deep societal problems; photo.
19 UNI STAND rallies for moment of silence
Krull--Danielle Leigh (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.6
11/1/2011 Declining to allow a request for a moment of silence for those killed in the Congo by the Athletic Department has led to demonstrations at recent football games. The group does not accept the explanation given for not allowing the request.
20 Protesters camped out in Overman Park
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:16, p.1
10/21/2011 The Occupy Wall Street movement has reached the Cedar Valley. The protesters marched to Wells Fargo bank and then to the park. They have camped out in the park. The city will decide if they can remain in the park; photo.
21 'We are the 99 percent'
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.1
10/18/2011 "Occupy" protests have sprung up all over the world; after starting on Wall Street in New York City. Marchers gathered on campus, marched to Wells Fargo bank, and then camped overnight at Overman Park; photo.
22 A dialogue of diversity
Northern Iowa Today 94:2, p.2
1/1/2011 Summary of events associated with GBPAC's "Standing on Higher Ground" program; President Allen's statement on the program; photo.
23 Students engage in peaceful counter protest in absence of WBC
Williams--Whitney Mae (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.1
9/17/2010 Students gathered to show their support for "The Laramie Project". The expected arrival of members of the Westboro Baptist Church did not materialize; photo.
24 Untitled
Northern Iowan 102:46, p.1
3/28/2006 Montage of photos of student demonstrations for and against war in Iraq; photo.
25 SSJ actions against ROTC disrespectful
Waechter--Steven (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:45, p.8
3/24/2006 Dislikes recent protest of Students for Social Justice against ROTC; glad that other students spoke up for ROTC program.
26 Putting an end to violence against women
Schindel--Christine (Student--2005)
Northern Iowa Today 101:49, p.1
4/8/2005 "Take Back the Night" is a event designed to protest sexual assaults and violence against women; will be held Tuesday, April 12.
27 Protesters urge audience to 'stand and be counted'
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:25, p.3
11/23/2004 Presents perspectives on anti-war protest outside Maucker Union.
28 Moving Sept. 11 Memorial forgotten for coverage of war protest
Leifker--Benjamin (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:7, p.9
9/21/2004 Criticizes Students for Social Justice for their protest activity as well as the Northern Iowan for covering their protest but not the September 11 memorial service at the Campanile.
29 Freedom of speech allowed on the UNI campus?
Hileman--Angela (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:5, p.10
9/14/2004 Speaks out against Union employee trying to usher non-disruptive protesters out of the Union common area during the address being given by President Bush's daughters.
30 Students 'die-in'
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:5, p.1
9/14/2004 Participant protests war in Iraq outside Maucker Union; photo.
31 Students attempt to raise awareness by staging 'die-in'
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:5, p.3
9/14/2004 Protesters speak out against the rising death toll in the Iraq war by 'playing dead' outside the Union.
32 Students rally to 'Take back the night'
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 100:53, p.1
4/23/2004 Students march to raise awareness about sexual assault; photo.
33 Grad student invites community to Campanile
Northern Iowan 99:55, p.9
5/2/2003 Asks that the university community gather at the Campanile for a silent protest against increasing tuition and budget cuts.
34 NI year in review
Northern Iowan 99:55, p.1
5/2/2003 Highlights from the year's big news stories; photo.
35 Controversial play revisited in panel discussion
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:54, p.1
4/29/2003 The controversy over "Corpus Christi," performed on campus in December 2001, was discussed by panel; photo.
36 UNI SAVE Mentors Men's Week continues through Thursday, April 24
Public Relations News Release 2002:485, p.1
4/22/2003 Several events are planned for SAVE Mentors Men's Week.
37 Students voice beliefs with Grinstead's lead
Yesis--Charity A. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:48, p.13
4/8/2003 Profile of Professor John Grinstead, and a summary of his efforts to constrain war; photo.
38 Students show support for, solidarity with soldiers
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 99:47, p.1
4/4/2003 Students gathered outside the Maucker Union on April 3 to demonstrate support for America's troops in Iraq; photo.
39 Protester gives UNI thanks for activism
Plank--Joshua L. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:46, p.9
4/1/2003 Praises students for their involvement in the campus walkout last Monday.
40 Untitled
Mahr--Stacy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:46, p.10
4/1/2003 Criticizes those who wrote certain anti-war statements on the sidewalks.
41 Student voices
Northern Iowan 99:45, p.9
3/28/2003 Students respond to the question: Do you think the walk-out on Monday accomplished anything?; photo.
42 War opponents take to the streets
Northern Iowan 99:45, p.1
3/28/2003 Student war protestors and supporters rallied in the Maucker Union Plaza during campus walk-out; photo.
43 Shepards remain target for hate
Northern Iowan 99:42, p.5
3/7/2003 Criticizes group led by the Reverend Fred Phelps that proposed a protest outside of Lang Hall where Judy Shepard was scheduled to speak.
44 Untitled
Andrews--Eric A. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:41, p.1
3/4/2003 Woman holds sign at protest against a possible invasion of Iraq; photo.
45 Reader challenges women's groups
Wozniak--Jesse (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:37, p.8
2/18/2003 Criticizes women's rights activists for not participating in the protest outside the Ja Rule concert.
46 Students planning walk-out
Plank--Joshua L. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:36, p.6
2/14/2003 Talks about trip to peace conference in Minneapolis, and calls for student support of the peace movement.
47 UNI students travel to D.C. to make voices heard
Szeszycki--Emily (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:30, p.1
1/24/2003 Students talk about their experiences in Washington D. C., where they went to protest the possible war with Iraq.
48 Student responds to anti-war sentiments on campus
Chamberlin--Eric (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:25, p.8
11/26/2002 Criticizes war protestors for feeding the public false information.
49 Students 'dying' to oppose war
Koppes--Kevin (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:24, p.1
11/22/2002 Students participated in a "die-in" by feigning death, to protest the possible war in Iraq; photo.
50 Die-In speaker defends Not In Our Name stance
Tetzloff--Michael P. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:26, p.11
11/6/2002 Gives links to Web sites to provide information and background on the statements made during Die-In at Maucker Union on November 20.


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