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Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2009)

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1 Bancroft-Smithe and White reflect on year in office
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:54, p.1
5/3/2013 The former student body president, Jordan Bancroft-Smithe, and former student body vice president, KaLeigh White feel like their time in office was a success. They wish they could have done more, but they are satisfied with what they accomplished; photo.
2 Apathy is the name of the game
Ruane--Blake Steven (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:40, p.4
3/5/2013 Student Blake Ruane voices his opinion on the lack of voters for the NISG elections. He thinks that more students should become involved because the students elected are representing the whole student body in important decisions.
3 Spencer Walrath
Northern Iowa Today 95:1, p.30
1/1/2013 Employed as a staff assistant with Pfizer, Inc.
4 Student body president, vice president discuss goals for year
NI News Services
Northern Iowan 109:12, p.1
10/5/2012 Goals met include registration of two thousand new voters; expansion of Green Initiative on campus; passage of College Readership Program. Final term to focus on approval for two streetlights on campus; improve communication with students; photo
5 Student input needed on source of athletic funding
Bancroft-Smithe--Jordan (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:7, p.4
9/18/2012 Removing athletics funds from the general fund has been the goal of many over the years. A proposed gradual increase in student fees until 2020 would support athletics. Tuition and fees proposal due to Board of Regents on October 1, 2012.
6 Stewart and Anderson receive Lux Service Award
Yowler--Jaime William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.1
4/27/2012 Ashley Stewart and Joel Anderson received the Lux Service Award, the highest honor bestowed on undergraduates at UNI. The award recognizes those who have outstanding records of service to the university; photo.
7 Traditions Challenge
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 23
4/27/2012 There are forty-five steps to earning a Traditions Keeper medallion and twenty five steps to earn a lapel pin. Attending concerts, athletic events, lectures, and other events on campus qualify for the awards. Photos will help you remember; photo.
8 Dannen: athletics funding model outdated
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:53, p.1
4/24/2012 Athletics director agrees that the transfer of funds from the general fund to athletics is too high. He is suggesting a switch to funding from student fees. This concept has been used for several years by other universities; photo.
9 UNI prepares for spring commencement
Public Relations News Release 2011:293, p.1
4/23/2012 Gradutes will be divided into three groups for the spring commencement ceremonies. All ceremonies will be held in the McLeod Center. The Department of Military Science will hold the Spring Commissioning Ceremony.
10 My final corny yet meaningful message
Goldsmith--Ian Thomas (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.5
4/17/2012 Outgoing student body vice president Ian Goldsmith reflects on his year of service to student government. He remembers the administration's commitment to students; photo.
11 Student questions information disclosure by Study Abroad
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:51, p.1
4/17/2012 Rebecca Byrne believes that Excel attachments to an E-mail that listed names, E-mail addresses, UNI ID numbers, emergency contact numbers, and the emergency contact relationship violated federal law.
12 Changing of the guard
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:50, p.1
4/13/2012 Newly elected senate and executive branch of the Northern Iowa Student Government sworn into office; photo.
13 Students unite to advocate higher ed funding at capitol
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:47, p.1
4/3/2012 Budget cuts at UNI were the topic of discussions between legislators and students. Spencer Walrath addressed the press conference in the Iowa capitol; photo.
14 House panel votes to freeze tuition
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:45, p.1
3/27/2012 Iowa House Appropriations Committee passed a bill, along party lines, that would potentially cut $31 million from Iowa's public universities next year. The bill would also freeze tuition; allowing no way to recover the lost funding.
15 Jordan and KaLeigh win runoff election
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:43, p.3
3/9/2012 Jordan Bancroft-Smithe and KaLeigh White are the newly elected leaders of the Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.
16 NISG to host runoff election after no ticket gains majority
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.1
3/2/2012 Bancroft-Smith/White and Burns/Thompson tickets will be on the ballot for runoff election; photo.
17 Open letter to faculty
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:40, p.4
2/28/2012 The university is experiencing difficult times. Student Body president urges students and faculty to be civil and respect each other. Name calling and false information will not help the situation.
18 All-expense paid trips source of controversy
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.4
2/7/2012 Mitch Lingo believes that invitations from the athletic department to the president and vice-president of NISG should be considered lobbying. The NCAA and MVC pay for the all expenses paid trips.
19 'Buttongate' debate questions role of precedent
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.1
2/3/2012 A request to fund buttons by the Black Student Union led to a heated debate in NISG. Previously other organizations had been turned down with such requests. Plans are for a look at changing policy.
20 General elections on the horizon
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.1
2/3/2012 Northern Iowa Student Government adjusts to changes in the length of the campaign period and a reduction in the number of senators; photo.
21 Positive feedback may keep NYT on campus
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.1
1/31/2012 Northern Iowa Student Government is seeking funding to keep the New York Times available on campus. Students and professors have provided positive feedback.
22 Speak up on behalf of your university
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.4
1/31/2012 Believes that students, parents, grandparents, and the general population need to let their voices be heard in Des Moines and Washington, D. C. concerning the ever increasing costs of education.
23 Dannen, Walrath confirm source of all-expense paid trips to NCAA
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:30, p.1
1/24/2012 There is NO money from the athletic department or student money spent on student body personnel going the tournaments. The NCAA pays for national tournaments and the MVC pays for conference trips; photo.
24 NISG's exciting upcoming plans
Goldsmith--Ian Thomas (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:30, p.5
1/24/2012 Sturdy suggestion boxes, officers available during lunch on Mondays, Panther Points, increased lobbying efforts, improving the NISG website, and UNIty Week are some of the exciting events planned for spring semester; photo.
25 What are your thoughts on SOPA and the recent site blackout?
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.6
1/20/2012 Students respond via Twitter to the above question; photo.
26 Hunger Banquet illustrates effects of poverty
Phillips--Whitney Lea (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.6
11/18/2011 International Education Week featured the banquet. Lots were drawn at random to determine if you ate like the upper class or were a part of the lower economic class; photo.
27 University community says farewell to Jon Buse
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.1
11/18/2011 Dean of Students leaving for similar position at Kirkwood Community College. Jon Buse has spent 24 years at UNI; starting as a student, graduating in 1991; photo.
28 What you doing over Thanksgiving break?
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.7
11/18/2011 Tweets from students about plans for break; photo.
29 Phi Beta Sigma hosts homeless sleep-out
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:23, p.7
11/15/2011 Bobby Elam, the sole member of Phi Beta Sigma, held a lonely vigil to raise awareness for the homeless, photo.
30 Remarks on tuition increase proposal
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.4
11/1/2011 Spencer Walrath, president of the NISG, shares the comments he presented to the Board of Regents; photo.
31 Student leaders support proposed tuition increase, call for change
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.1
11/1/2011 Student body presidents address the Board of Regents on ever increasing tuition costs. Students believe that we are at a turning point. The cost of education cannot continue to increase; photo.
32 NISG passes tuition increase resolution
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:17, p.3
10/25/2011 Discussion on a proposed bill to support a tuition increase was heated at times. There were several senators on both sides of the issue. In the end, the resolution was adopted.
33 Pride Cry kicks off Homecoming
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.1
10/7/2011 Eight student groups showcased their singing and dancing in the annual Homecoming Pride Cry contest. This year's contest was determined to be the best ever; photo.
34 School of Music's new hours create controversy
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.1
10/7/2011 New building hours have been put into effect with students trained and hired by the Department of Public Safety monitoring each building. Other alternatives are being investigated; photo.
35 Warning: This article is definitely not about what you already know about Homecoming
Goldsmith--Ian Thomas (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.4
10/4/2011 Homecoming activities covered. Safety is of upmost importance, including drinking and driving; photo.
36 UNI rededicates Sabin
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.1
9/27/2011 Sabin Hall reopened in January of 2011 after two years of reconstruction. The building is LEED certified at the silver level for its environmental design. Sabin Hall is a work of pride; photo.
37 UNI says farewell to Dean Jon Buse
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:8, p.1
9/23/2011 Dean of Students announces his resignation effective in December. He will become the Dean of Students at Kirkwood College.
38 Reaching for Higher Ground to focus on community after 9/11
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:2, p.1
8/30/2011 Everyone remembers where they were when the towers fell in New York City on 9/11. Several events on campus will help us remember that fateful day. A flag planting ceremony is planned on the anniversary; photo.
39 From the president's desk
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.8
8/26/2011 Spencer Walrath greets new and returning students. Students are encouraged to get involved with campus activities. Northern Iowa Student Government is here to serve the students; photo.
40 Meet your student representatives
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.supp 9
4/29/2011 Northern Iowa Student Government representatives, their offices, and areas of representation; photo.
41 Traditions Challenge: making your own history at UNI
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.supp 5
4/29/2011 Students urged to take advantage of Traditions Challenge. The book is similar to a scrapbook to help keep track of your experiences at UNI. There are a list of nearly fifty traditions to experience; photo.
42 Welcome Students
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.supp 2
4/29/2011 Spencer Walrath and Ian Goldsmith, president and vice president of Northern Iowa Student Government, send a personal greeting to students. Suggestions for activities and information on NISG.
43 Empire strikes back
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.9
4/22/2011 The battle continues for control of campus grounds and buildings.
44 spencer.ian. YOU?
Goldsmith--Ian Thomas (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.10
4/22/2011 Student body vice president Ian Goldsmith shares his views for the upcoming year in student government. Students urged to share their comments and suggestions; photo.
45 A message from the student body president
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:51, p.11
4/19/2011 Article is the first of new transparency initiatives. "Union table hours" will be posted on the NISG website. Students urged to contact and make suggestions to "their officers". Team members introduced; photo.
46 Students QUASH for a cause
Weaver--Jordan Adam (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:51, p.7
4/19/2011 The second annual 'Quest to Unravel Alzheimer's Scavenger Hunt' held on campus and the College Hill area. Nearly $13,000 has been raised to date. There are thirty days left in the campaign; photo.
47 NISG swears in new administration, senate
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.1
4/15/2011 Oath of office given to newly elected members of student government. This was the first meeting of the new senate; photo.
48 President Emeritus NISG
Anderson--Joel Cevin (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.11
4/15/2011 Joel Anderson admits to a severe case of nerves as he took office a year ago. Thanks students and the administration for their support during the past year.
49 Rebel alliance destroys UNI-Dome
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.9
4/15/2011 Satirical look at the destruction of the Dome by aliens; photo.
50 NISG converts UNI-Dome into university-destroying battle station
Northern Iowan 107:48, p.11
4/8/2011 Satirical look at converting the Dome in to a battle station. Fictional characters given names of members of the Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.

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