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Student Protests and Demonstrations

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1 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.
2 The continuation of sports protest
Springfield--Eboni (Class of 2022), 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.
3 Student-Athletes hold "UNIty" walk
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:16, p.06
10/12/2020 The Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Minority Student-Athlete Leadership Team (MSALT) host UNIty walk in protest of racial injustice; photos.
4 Student-athletes to hold "UNIty" march
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:15, p.06
10/8/2020 The Minority Student-Athlete Leadership Team (MSALT) and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), planned with the Athletics Department, held a UNIty Walk to protest racism and police brutality; photo.
5 Show your support in protests
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019), Montgomery--Tyler (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.03
10/5/2020 Tyler Montgomery, as well as many members of the Cedar Valley community, attended a Black Lives Matter rally on Main Street. Montgomery calls out the campus for ignoring racial issues and miscommunication; photo.
6 UNI community marches for justice
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.01
10/5/2020 A UNI student, Max Tensen, organized a Black Lives Matter protest in response to the murder of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Protestors marched from UNI central campus to Cedar Falls City Hall; photo.
7 Students march for Breonna Taylor
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:12, p.01
9/28/2020 UNI students gathered at Maucker Union to march in protest after officers were not charged in the shooting of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, KY. Students heard from speakers and then marched; photos.
8 UNI Seven honored on 50th anniversary
Kampe--Erin (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:43, p.02
3/12/2020 The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) honored the 50th anniversary of the UNI Seven on March 9 in the Maucker Union Ballrooms. The article discusses the 1970 peaceful protests that led to the suspension of seven students - "The UNI 7" - and subsequent protest where almost 30 students were arrested. One of the protest demands was a learning space for people of color - two years later, the vice president's house became the Ethnic Minority Cultural and Educational Center, which evolved into today's CME. Ten activists involved in the protests were present at the event: Ann Burke, Palmer Byrd, Christopher Dalton, James Johnson, Glen Moore, Terry Sallis, Terry Stevens, Tony Stevens, Joseph Sailor, and Byron Washington; photo.
9 Black History Month with BSU
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020), 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 in February. The include the BSU Kickoff, Poetic Justice, Skate Party, a panel of black and educated (BAE) professionals, exhibit Tunnels of Oppression, Soul Food Dinner in conjunction with Waterloo's Gift of Life Church, and Toast for Change; photo.
10 DACA dreamers close to home
Olsasky--Clinton (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.01
9/11/2017 Hundreds of community members, including current and former UNI students, gathered on Main Street to denounce the Trump administration's repeal of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. It was organized by groups including Cedar Valley Advocates for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (CVAIRR), Americans for Democratic Action Iowa, and Panthers for DREAM Iowa. Speakers included UNI student Ashley Sanchez; photos.
11 Peace rally
Baxter--Nicole (Class of 2019), Davis--Kirby (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.01
9/7/2017 Speakers included NISG president Jamal White, vice president of student affairs Paula Knudson, chief diversity officer Gwenne Berry, director of the Center for Multicultural Education (CME) Jamie Butler-Chidozie, pastor Belinda Creighton-Smith, NISG director of diversity Darvel Givens, and NISG vice president Tristan Bernhard; photos.
12 NISG responds to Charlottesville
Bernhard--Tristan (Class of 2019), White--Jamal (Class of 2018), Givens--Darvel (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 114:1, p.06
8/24/2017 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) representatives Jamal White, Tristan Bernhard, and Darvel Givens respond to the rally and protest in Charlottesville, Virginia. NISG will host a peace rally on August 31 on the top of Maucker Union.
13 Support and dissent at rally
Olsasky--Clinton (Class of 2018), Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014), Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
Northern Iowan 112:28, p.01
1/14/2016 2016 presidential candidate Donald Trump draws crows of both support and protest at a rally in the West Gym; photos.
14 Street preacher sparks heated discussion
Frasher--Iris (Class of 2017)
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.
15 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.
16 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.
17 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.
18 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.
19 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.
20 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.
21 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.
22 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.
23 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.
24 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.
25 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.
26 '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.
27 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.
28 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.
29 Untitled
Northern Iowan 102:46, p.1
3/28/2006 Montage of photos of student demonstrations for and against war in Iraq; photo.
30 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.
31 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.
32 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.
33 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.
34 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.
35 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.
36 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.
37 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.
38 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.
39 NI year in review
Northern Iowan 99:55, p.1
5/2/2003 Highlights from the year's big news stories; photo.
40 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.
41 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.
42 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.
43 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.
44 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.
45 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.
46 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.
47 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.
48 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.
49 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.
50 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.


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