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Title Date Summary
1 On praxis: From campus to global politics
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:2, p.03
9/5/2019 Call to action to engage in politics especially when it affects one directly.
2 Students need more parking options at UNI
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:31, p.03
1/25/2018 Brenna Wolfe suggests parking garages to create more parking on campus; photo.
3 Green and easy transportation
Welsch--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.2
10/5/2015 Students are now able to rent bicycles from the Nielsen Fieldhouse for one semester time periods.
4 Roundabouts: the crisis of our times
Jackson--Michael (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:5, p.3
9/14/2015 Columnist Michael Jackson discusses the proposed roundabouts on University Avenue and why he believes people are freaking out over nothing; photo.
5 MET bus bursts into flames on campus
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:2, p.1
9/4/2014 A metropolitan transit bus burst into flames in front of Rider Hall. It is speculated to have been caused by an electrical unit and a gas leak; photo.
6 CF bus route may face changes
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.1
12/6/2013 The Cedar Falls City Council will vote on reducing bus hours or eliminating the bus route all together. Many international students and underclassmen rely on the bus system to get around Cedar Falls, and this change would greatly affect them; photo.
7 Bird brains and bike frames
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:21, p.4
11/6/2012 Author addresses incorrect use of bike racks on campus. Readers are encouraged to stop and think before taking action. Relates incorrect use of bike rack to other areas of life; photo.
8 Need to go somewhere?
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 22
4/27/2012 Parking permits are available online. The Panther Shuttle, sponsored by NISG, runs Monday-Friday from 7:04 to 5:04. MET bus routes are available for off campus trips. SafeRide is free and available Friday and Saturday nights; photo.
9 Can we compromise, please?
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.5
11/8/2011 Shuttle transportation after 5PM urged for those who study, use computer labs, or practice late in the day. Shuttles at 10PM twice a week would be a start.
10 Rails and space machines
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:4, p.3
9/9/2011 A Labor Day trip causes thoughts of a time without petroleum for tires or gasoline. Public transportation needs to be our focus. Believes that trains are much more efficient in reducing congestion and greenhouse gases.
11 UNI transportation offers multitude of services
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.supp 17
4/29/2011 Panther Shuttle, Metropolitan Transit Authority, and the weekend SafeRide are bus alternatives to driving on or near campus. Parking passes for cars are available from the Department of Public Safety; photo.
12 Never take the Greyhound
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:44, p.9
3/25/2011 Stories of a bus trip home after spring break.
13 UNI dedicates its first net-zero building
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.1
8/31/2010 Multimodal Transportation Center generates its own energy thanks to solar panels installed above the facility. The facility is a joint effort of UNI, the cities of Cedar Falls and Waterloo, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority; photo.
14 UNI to dedicate new Multimodal Transportation Center
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.13
8/27/2010 A joint effort among UNI, Cedar Falls, Waterloo, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority will be dedicated on August 27, 2010; photo.
15 UNI to dedicate new Multimodal Transportation Center, Aug. 27
Public Relations News Release 2010:17, p.1
8/23/2010 A reception and a historical transportation display will be available for viewing after the ceremony. The display will feature vintage cars and photographs depicting historical methods of transportation.
16 Green updates in progress on university parking facility
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:59, p.2
7/16/2010 Solar panels and a geo-thermal heating system will provide the electricity needed for the Multimodal Transportation Center. The remodeling of Sabin Hall will also cut energy usage; photo.
17 Variety of transportation options at University of Northern Iowa available to students
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:54, p.supplement 7
4/30/2010 Cars, bicycles, walking, and bus service are the major means of getting around the campus and Waterloo/Cedar Falls area; photo.
18 Iowa's county roadside managers to pick up $225,000 worth of native seeds at UNI April 14, 15
Public Relations News Release 2009:392, p.1
4/12/2010 Representatives from 45 Iowa counties will be at the campus to pick up their share of a $225,000 prairie grass and wildflower seed purchase, which is enough seed to provide beautification and maintenance reduction for more than 1,000 acres.
19 The pains of American travel
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:44, p.2
3/26/2010 Believes train travel in the United States needs drastic improvement. Dependence on airplanes is much more costly and includes many delays. Many times trains can continue their routes when air travel is shut down due to weather conditions.
20 News Briefs: SafeRide
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:31, p.4
1/29/2010 Riders increased by over one thousand from Fall 2008 to Fall 2009 on the weekend transportation service. Expectations are for continued growth in ridership.
21 Free bus to local stores, apartments, Main Street
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.2
12/11/2009 Met Transit will offer free rides for students and faculty to area retail outlets. A valid university ID is all that is required. Bus 9 leaves the Multimodal Transportation Center at fifteen and forty-five minutes after the hour; photo.
22 UNI Multimodal Transportation Center opens Nov. 2
Public Relations News Release 2009:132, p.1
10/27/2009 The new facility serves as an additional location for parking while helping maintain UNI's signature park-like, pedestrian-focused atmosphere. In addition, 990 solar panels will be installed, providing 96 percent of the annual usage via solar energy.
23 UNI Department of Public Safety donates to SafeRide
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.5
10/13/2009 Students can still take advantage of the SafeRide service during Homecoming and the remainder of the year; program provides students who have been drinking with a safe way to return to their dorms or apartments. Over 9000 used the service last year.
24 The importance of survival skills
Gitchell--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:5, p.7
9/15/2009 Survival books give useful information on life saving techniques. "The Zombie Survival Guide,The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook", and the U. S. Army Survival Manual FM 21-76" are recommended; photo.
25 Panther SafeRide is a must
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:3, p.3
9/4/2009 SafeRide shuttle keeps students and Cedar Falls safer. The shuttle helps support local business. Believes SafeRide needs to stay no matter what the cost. The program has no downfalls.
26 SafeRide Shuttle rides on despite funding issues
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.1
9/1/2009 The shuttle provides a safe way for people to enjoy weekend evenings without having to worry about transportation, especially while intoxicated. Tough economic times have left a $7,000 shortfall for the program. NISG is looking at alternative funding.
27 Sleepless nights
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.5
9/1/2009 The lights from the Multimodal Transportation Center are causing problems with students living in Campbell and Bartlett dorms. The lights are extremely bright and burn nearly around the clock.
28 A new way to 'read'
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:9, p.9
9/30/2008 Audio books serve as an alternative to the radio, CDs, and MP3 players for the drive home.
29 Park and Ride Shuttle
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.3
9/5/2008 The shuttle runs from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm from the West Dome parking lot to 23rd and Campus. The complete schedule is provided.
30 Weekend shuttle service in the works
Kirkpatrick--Kevin (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.3
2/8/2008 Northern Iowa Student Government is awaiting Cedar Falls City Council approval of a proposed weekend shuttle starting in August of 2008.
31 Concerned students
Morse--Andrew Quentin (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 104:16, p.8
10/19/2007 Response to suggestions for improvements to the Campus SafeRide system during Homecoming.
32 Homecoming shuttle
Morse--Andrew Quentin (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.4
9/14/2007 Announcement of late night bus service during Homecoming weekend; photo.
33 Iowa Electrathon 'charges' to a start at the UNI campus
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
5/12/2006 CEEE will co sponsor electrathon race on May 20.
34 NISG proud of semester's work; fall '05 very productive, with more to come next term
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:28, p.3
12/9/2005 Review of accomplishments of NISG during past semester.
35 Shuttle controversy among senate
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:28, p.1
12/9/2005 Debates about Panther Shuttle will continue into next year; photo.
36 Shuttle runs despite cut funding from DOR
Ryan--Crystal L. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 102:25, p.1
11/22/2005 The Panther Shuttle will not receive the usual $1000 funding from the Department of Residence; photo.
37 How do the UNI students cross the road? It's no joke, but police will make sure drivers get it
Schissel--Adam (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:18, p.1
10/28/2005 Public Safety will hand out cards at problem intersections to raise awareness about crosswalks; photo.
38 Right-of-way issue on both sides of the road
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:13, p.7
10/11/2005 Hopes that pedestrians can realize that drivers also have an agenda and should not walk in front of a car whenever they feel like it.
39 Student Voices
Northern Iowan 102:13, p.11
10/11/2005 Students respond to the question, "When driving on campus, what is your biggest pet peeve about pedestrians?"
40 Benefits of biking outweigh driving
Northern Iowan 102:9, p.5
9/27/2005 Writers show how riding a bike can save you money and improve your health.
41 Gas prices increase a positive change
Holzmueller--Kate (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:8, p.7
9/23/2005 Writer praises people who have made changes in their modes of transportation, such as riding their bikes or taking public transportation, due to high cost of gasoline.
42 Harkin announces money for UNI
Northern Iowan 102:6, p.6
9/16/2005 US Senator Tom Harkin has helped secure $1.3 million that will be used to build a multi-functional parking ramp at UNI.
43 For students, public transportation now an option; shuttle will stay
Bentley--Adam J. (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 102:5, p.1
9/13/2005 Panther Shuttle is now running, but may have to stop in the spring, as it did last year; photo.
44 Met Transit can save money on gas
Goodroad--Kent Warren (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:5, p.1
9/13/2005 Local bus service can help students travel at a lower cost than driving themselves; includes Route 9 schedule; photo.
45 Proposed ramp would ease parking woes
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:4, p.1
9/9/2005 New parking ramp near the Gallagher-Bluedorn building could also provide a bus stop to meet local transit needs; photo.
46 Reap benefits of not driving
Northern Iowa Today 101:49, p.5
4/8/2005 Possible benefits of not driving your car everywhere.
47 Will the Panther Shuttle ride again? Student government officials say yes, others remain skeptical
Kalvig--Lindsay (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:47, p.1
4/1/2005 Brendon Moe, NISG President, and Tracy Smith, Hillcrest Park Apartments property manager, discuss the future of the Panther Shuttle; photo.
48 'Shaggin' Wagon causes controversy for local business
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:29, p.1
1/14/2005 The shuttle service operated by the Barmuda Corporation is facing the possibility of having to obtain liability insurance and licensing as a taxi service.
49 Panther Shuttle cuts hours
Northern Iowan 101:24, p.1
11/19/2004 Panther Shuttle reduces hours by an hour and a half each day.
50 Free taxi bill failed by NISG
Steffen--Amie R. (Class of 2006)
Northern Iowan 101:10, p.3
10/1/2004 A bill authorizing the hiring of a taxi service for UNI students on Homecoming weekend fails in the Senate by one vote.

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