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1 UNI celebrates LGBTQ+ community with Pride Week
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:49, p.01
4/10/2023 UNI Proud and Gender & Sexuality Services (GSS) hosted multiple campus events throughout Pride Week including coffee hours, a book club meeting, and Dragaganza; photo.
2 Bringing drag to the masses
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:45, p.01
3/27/2023 UNI Proud and UNI Gender and Sexuality Services' (GSS) are prepping for their annual Dragaganza drag show and trying to make it as supportive and accessible as it can be. They have held two workshops to give the performers a chance to rehearse and gain feedback from peers before their big performance on April 8, 2023; photos.
3 Drag-A-Ganza
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.05
10/28/2019 UNI Proud had it's annual Drag-A-Ganza on October 25 at Maucker Union; photo.
4 Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month
Whitehead--Zyrus (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.04
10/14/2019 UNI has made effort to attain inclusion and diversity on campus by hosting several events throughout October, which is LGBTQ+ History Month, to celebrate and inform.
5 Rainbow Reception welcomes students
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.03
8/29/2019 On 8/28/2019, the UNI Gender and Sexuality Services held an event at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center called the Rainbow Reception. The Rainbow Reception was a way to welcome LGBTQ+ community members to UNI and to help learn more about the community. Among the many booths (both political, religious, and academic) there was a speaker presentation that announced a scholarship opportunity called the Thomas M. Davis Endowed Scholarship. This scholarship would be awarded to a UNI student that identifies as trans-gendered; photo.
6 Panther Portrait: Drag Ball
Oasheim--Michael (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:47, p.05
4/8/2019 During UNI's Pride Week, UNI Proud held a drag ball. There were student performers as well as a special celebrity guest, The Vixen, from season 10 of RuPaul's Drag Race, photo.
7 UNI Proud and GSS present Pride Week 2019
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.02
4/1/2019 UNI Proud and GSS will host several events to celebrate Pride Week. The week will conclude with the annual drag ball.
8 #PanthersVote kicks off
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.01
9/27/2018 A non-partisan voting initiative, #PanthersVote, had it's kick off regardless of the predicted rain.
9 #PanthersVote kicking off tomorrow
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:9, p.02
9/24/2018 NISG and other student organization kicked off an on-campus campaign called #PanthersVote to raise political awareness in the lead up to the November midterm elections.
10 Panther Portrait: UNI Pride Week Drag Ball
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:48, p.04
4/5/2018 UNI Proud kicked off Pride Week with Drag Ball.
11 Panther Portrait:UNI Proud Halloween Annual Dragaganza
Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:20, p.04
11/2/2017 UNI Proud held their annual Holloween Dragaganza; There were performances and a costume contest where the audience was able to participate; photos.
12 Drag-A-Ganza: spooky and sassy
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:18, p.1
10/29/2015 UNI Proud held their drag show "Drag-A-Ganza" in which students can perform regardless of their sexual orientation or gender; photo.
13 Progressing through the ages
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:49, p.1
4/13/2015 Progressive prom was held in the Commons Ballroom, this was the closing event of Pride Week; photo.
14 "Decades" of Pride at UNI
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:48, p.2
4/9/2015 Pride week is an old tradition at UNI that spans back at least a decade; photo.
15 Kings & queens
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:48, p.1
4/9/2015 UNI Proud's annual drag ball took place in the Maucker Union as a part of Pride Week; photo.
16 Personal stories expose truth at Queer Monologues
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:48, p.1
4/9/2015 A discussion based "Queer Monologues" was held by UNI Proud as part of Pride Week; photo.
17 "Always here, forever queer"
Noble--Cassidy (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:47, p.1
4/6/2015 UNI Proud will be holding their annual Pride week celebrating the LGBTQ* community; photo.
18 All staff opinion column: What does 'diversity' at UNI mean to you?
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:24, p.3
11/20/2014 The Northern Iowan's opinion coulumnests take on the question of what diversity means to them, and if UNI is doing a good enough job meeting their expectations.
19 Burnin' up some drag
Noble--Cassidy (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:18, p.1
10/30/2014 UNI Proud's annual Drag-A-Ganza was held in the commons ballroom; photo.
20 (Re)Orientating the audience
Sempere--Autumn R. (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:50, p.6
4/14/2014 "(Re)Orientation" consists of different interactive skits that engage the audience in discussion revolving around gender identity, sexual orientation, and consent in sexual situations. The skits are performed by UNI students.
21 Dancing la noche away at Latino Ball
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:48, p.1
4/7/2014 The Hispanic Latino Student Union hosted their 14th annual Latino Ball. Students spent the night immersed in Latino culture. There was a dinner serving traditional Hispanic cuisine with a dance following the meal; photo.
22 Pride week kicks off with annual drag show
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.1
4/3/2014 UNI Proud's annual drag show was a success. Over five hundred people watched the show in the Union. The drag show was the first event of Pride Week. Every dollar earned during the show was donated to Community AIDS Assistance; photo.
23 Pride week soliloquies
Krogman--Kayla Jean (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.6
4/3/2014 One of the events during UNI Proud's annual Pride Week was the Queer Monologues, which were inspired by the Vagina Monologues. The Monologues consisted of intimate pieces regarding the LGBT community.
24 UNI's Pride Week to explore nuances of gender, sexuality
Public Relations News Release 2013:217, p.1
3/25/2014 UNI Proud will kick off the annual campus wide Pride Week. The week will feature many events to raise awareness and support. A number of student organizations have partnered with UNI Proud for some events. All events are free and open to the public.
25 LGBT center confused with Proud
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.3
2/27/2014 There is an assumption that the new LGBT Center is an extension of UNI Proud. However, the LGBT Center and UNI Proud are separate entities. The LGBT Center is a university resource with the backing of Dean of Students' office. UNI Proud is not.
26 Panthers storm the capitol
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.1
2/27/2014 Many UNI students and faculty when to the Iowa Capitol in Des Moines for the second annual UNI Day at the Capitol. They were able to tell stories about the people at UNI to show the representatives UNI's impact on Iowa.
27 It's here, it's queer, it's the new LGBT Center
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.3
1/16/2014 The new LGBT Center opened December 10, 2013. The new center is meant to meet the needs of LGBT students. UNI has come a long way in supporting the LGBT community; photo.
28 Renovations finishing up in Maucker Union
Rankin--Meghan Christine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.1
11/5/2013 The renovations to Maucker Union are finishing up. These renovations include remodeling the International Students and Scholars Office as well as creating offices for the Student Involvement Center; photo.
29 Drag-A-Ganza takes the stage
Prigeon--Correy Travis (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:19, p.1
11/1/2013 UNI Proud's third annual drag show was Halloween themed this year. The even had record attendance with eighty audience members. Several students performed to raise money for the Community AIDS Assistance Project; photo.
30 UNI Proud to host Halloween drag show and dance party
Public Relations News Release 2013:99, p.1
10/21/2013 UNI Proud will be hosting their third annual Halloween Drag-A-Ganza. This event includes a drag show, costume contest, and dance party. Attendees are encouraged to tip performers; the money raised will be donated to Community AIDS Assistance Project.
31 Reception welcomes LGBT students
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:6, p.4
9/17/2013 The LGBT community had record attendance at the fourth annual Rainbow Reception. This is just one of the many ways UNI is striving to be an open and nonjudgmental university. Many students support efforts of UNI Proud and the LGBT community; photo.
32 UNI kicks off Welcome Week
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:1, p.1
8/22/2013 There are many activities planned for students to participate in this first week back. Some of these activities include a picnic, sand volleyball, and a Welcome Ball. There will also be various performances by student groups.
33 Renovations planned for Maucker Union: Student Involvement Center, International Services to be updated
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:55, p.1
6/14/2013 Construction will soon start on the upper level of Maucker Union. The Student Involvement Center and International Services will face renovations. An LGBT and Military and Veterans Centers will be added.
34 UNI Proud earns recognition, looks to future
Randolph--Olivia Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:55, p.1
6/14/2013 UNI Proud was awarded the Best Gay-Straight Alliance Award by the Iowa Pride Network for the second time in three years. The annual award is given to the college LGBT groups deemed the best at raising awareness about LGBT issues.
35 A Christian perspective on gay marriage
Smith--Austin Burke (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.4
4/12/2013 Says the "hot topic" is currently gay marriage. When people began changing their profile picture on Facebook to the red equal sign, those who did not were labeled as bigots. This is not fair. Someone opposing your views does not make them an enemy.
36 Gibson shares poetry at UNI's Pride Week
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:47, p.6
4/9/2013 Andrea Gibson performed at UNI in honor of Pride Week. She is an inspirational poet. Many members of the audience were emotionally touched by here work, photo.
37 Ternus speaks on Varnun v. Brien: Said she has 'no regrets' on 2009 ruling
Lynch--Elizabeth Ann (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:47, p.1
4/9/2013 Former Iowa Supreme Court Justice, Marsha Ternus, spoke about the Varnum v. Brien case in honor of UNI's Pride Week. She said that she does not regret her decision of ruling in favor of legalizing same-sex marriage, photo.
38 High energy, high hair, and high sass at 2013 Drag Ball
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:46, p.1
4/5/2013 As a part of UNI's Pride Week, the annual Drag Ball was put on in the Maucker Union. The Ball was full of performances by UNI students and surrounding area performers; photo.
39 Hopkins shares experiences with DADT
Eaton--Samantha Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:46, p.1
4/5/2013 As a part of Pride Week, Mr. John Hopkins came to speak about his discharge from the military as a result of his homosexuality. Many of the audience members were surprised to hear that he was not mad at the military for discharging him.
40 Grit 'n' Glam
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:45, p.7
4/2/2013 The author gives readers tips on how to dress in drag in honor of UNI Proud's drag show.
41 Pride week kicks off with more progress than ever
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:45, p.1
4/2/2013 This year for Pride Week several speakers are coming to campus, including former Chief Justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, Marsha Ternus. There will be many events all week long to get students involved.
42 Pride Week to be celebrated at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:247, p.1
3/26/2013 The theme of this year's Pride Week is "Pride and Progress". There will be many events held throughout the week to celebrate. Many different speakers are coming to UNI to speak at these events.
43 UNI students celebrate Mardi Gras
Castro--Samuel (University Relations Photojournalist)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.6
2/15/2013 Students of the LGBT community gathered to celebrate Mardi Gras. There are many events like this planned by the UNI Proud to get students involved and to feel welcome; photo.
44 '8 the Play' brings battle over Prop 8 top life
Northern Iowan 109:29, p.4
1/25/2013 Article discusses the UNI Student Theatre Association's production of "8 The Play". The production depicted the process of two California couples working to overturn the landmark measure.
45 Promoting 'NOH8' at UNI
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.2
12/7/2012 NOH8 event encourages students to stand up for targets of hate, specifically lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community, at UNI. Students speak about support for the NOH8 event and effects on the campus community; photo.
46 UNI students to partake in 'NOH8' photoshoots
Freese--Brian Paul (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Event encourages acceptance and support for diversity and anti-bullying at UNI. "NOH8 at UNI" will be co-hosted by UNI, UNI Proud, ONE Iowa, UNI Feminist Action League, and Northern Iowa Democrats; photo.
47 Event focuses on female body image and race
Wilkins--Alan Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:25, p.1
11/30/2012 Professor Sharron Clayton speaks at event on women's body image and its relation to race. Students comment on reactions and inspiration from event.
48 'NO H8 at My School' and 'It Gets Better' campaigns to come to UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:149, p.1
11/29/2012 UNI is hosting a "NO H8 at My School" and a "It Gets Better" campaign to show support for the LGBT community.
49 Students respond to controversial poster
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:22, p.1
11/9/2012 A poster placed in the Industrial Technology Center caused an uproar on campus. The poster condemned the efforts of lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual students at UNI. The poster was shared repeatedly on social media sites.
50 Students strut at Drag-a-Ganza
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.10
11/2/2012 Photographs from UNI Proud's Halloween Drag-A-Ganza event; photo.


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