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1 Extreme weather leads to reduced operations
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:42, p.01
3/18/2021 In-person classes were cancelled for the fourth time this semester due to extreme weather conditions, which caused campus to move to reduced operations for the day; photo.
2 Cold temps cancel classes, close campus
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:34, p.02
2/18/2021 UNI cancelled classes and reduced operations on campus due to extreme cold temperatures; photo.
3 Blizzard conditions cancel classes
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:31, p.01
2/8/2021 Due to the winter weather conditions, UNI cancelled classes on February 4 and moved to reduced operations; photos.
4 Snow day starts spring semester
Northern Iowan Staff, Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:28, p.01
1/28/2021 The Spring semester began with a snow day; photos.
5 Students speak out about Iowa derecho
Kraft--Abigail (Student--2020), Seymour--Kayla (Student--2020), Zwanziger--Hannah (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:2, p.01
8/24/2020 Two students talk about their experience during the Iowa derecho on August 10; photo.
6 ISSO collecting winter clothing donations
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.01
11/14/2019 The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will hold a winter clothing drive to assist international students during the Midwestern winter. Isabela Varela, the director of the ISSO, talks about the financial burden of purchasing winter clothes, especially for exchange students who are only at UNI for a semester; photos.
7 LTE: Cancellation policy is classist
Gregor--Hannah (Student--2018), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:32, p.03
2/4/2019 Hannah Gregor writes a letter to the editor discussing the cancellation policy and the ramifications it may have on lower income students and students with disabilities.
8 Winter is coming, but will classes be canceled?
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:30, p.01
1/28/2019 Article questions why UNI cancels classes so rarely. Interview conversation with UNI Provost and Vice President of Student Affairs, Jim Wohlport who explains his thought process and how he determines whether classes should be held. Provost reasons the University is a different institution than k-12 and that as adults students should determine for themselves whether it is safe to commute.
9 First advanced storm spotter training to be held April 23
Public Relations News Release 2014:215, p.1
3/27/2015 UNI Department of Earth Science will host an advanced storm spotter training course April 23, in Latham Hall, Room 125. This is the first year this training is being brought to northeast Iowa. All trainings are free and open to the public.
10 Student Voices: What did you do with the nice weather this weekend?
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:46, p.4
3/31/2014 Students answered the question "What did you do with the nice weather this weekend?"; photo.
11 Misconceptions rise as snow falls: The recent Arctic vortex does not disprove global warming
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:31, p.4
1/27/2014 The author points out that we are experiencing record breaking low temperatures, but this does not disprove global warming. Global warming refers to the overall temperature of the globe, so we cannot base our judgment on one specific area.
12 Beat the heat and grab a glass
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:4, p.3
9/10/2013 The author stresses the importance of staying hydrated especially with the high temperatures. Drinking plenty of water is one of the easiest ways to beat the heat.
13 The dog days of UNI: Record-high temperatures show need for air conditioning in residence halls
Weaver--Alexander (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:3, p.3
9/6/2013 In reaction to the recent heat, the author suggests that university should install air conditioning in the residence halls. He encourages the university to look at its policies and to keep in mind the health and comfort of the student population.
14 Is UNI the 2nd-windiest campus in the country?
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:49, p.1
4/16/2013 Professor Alan Czarnetzki says UNI may or may not be the second windiest campus in the country, but this is hard to prove. However, there are benefits and disadvantages to having a really windy campus.
15 Cold weather persists in Cedar Falls; Spring will bring warmer than average temperatures
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:43, p.1
3/15/2013 Professor Alan Czarnetzki predicts a cloudy first half of spring break, with a warm and wet spring season overall; photo.
16 Snowstorm spurs debate
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:32, p.1
2/5/2013 Students and faculty question the actions of UNI officials when classes were held after heavy snowfall. University Relations, Michael Hager, and Provost Gloria Gibson would not comment; photo.
17 UNI to offer global climate change workshop for teachers
Public Relations News Release 2011:272, p.1
4/11/2012 A workshop at UNI will focus on global climate change and the human and non human factors that are affecting it.
18 Spring has sprung; shake off the dust
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:49, p.6
4/10/2012 Students reminded to enjoy the unusually warm weather by spending time at some of the many patios in Cedar Falls. The Cypress Patio, Los Cabos, Tony's, and Cup of Joe are just a few places to relax and enjoy the sunshine; photo.
19 UNI professor offers expertise on weather
Public Relations News Release 2011:250, p.1
4/2/2012 Professor Alan Czarnetzki will discus the weather and talk about Severe Weather Awareness Week.
20 Iowa experiencing unusually warm winter
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:28, p.6
1/13/2012 Students enjoying the warm winter. The winter of 2001-2002 saw similar temperatures in Iowa; photo.
21 Local meteorologist offers advice on landing a job in TV
Collins--Elizabeth L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.5
4/15/2011 Aaron Shaffer, a weekend meteorologist and storm chaser at KGAN, has written a book. He says to expect your first job in television not to pay well. Choose a good university, focus on internships, and formulate a resume tape.
22 Japan needs aid, not prayer
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:44, p.9
3/25/2011 Following the destruction from the earthquake and following tsunami, Japan desperately needs the world to step up efforts to recover and stabilize the situation. Author states that bringing religion into the conversation is a shallow response.
23 HSAB sponsors 'Tearing it UP: The Aftermath'
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.3
3/4/2011 A phone call from former students prompted Jay Lees, Julie Lowell, and Sarah Stubbe to travel to Parkersburg after the tornado. Over fifty hours of film were shot as the basis of a documentary; photo.
24 UNI's cancellation process
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:26, p.1
12/7/2010 College campus closings are very rare, but due to extremely dangerous conditions, sometimes classes are cancelled. Students are notified via E-mail, television, and radio reports
25 Green Iowa AmeriCorps to hold Weatherization Workshop in Hudson on June 12
Public Relations News Release 2009:474, p.1
6/4/2010 Participants will learn energy-saving techniques for homes. Activities will include identifying areas of air infiltration, caulking and sealing windows and doors, applying weather strips, installing low-flow fixtures, and energy-efficient CFLs and more.
26 Iowa Severe Weather Awareness Week April 5 - 9
Public Relations News Release 2009:376, p.1
4/5/2010 Alan Czarnetzki, professor of meteorology, says it's important to know what to watch out for, and what to do when severe weather strikes. "The average number of tornadoes in Iowa each year is 48 and peak months for tornadoes are usually May and June.
27 Green Iowa AmeriCorps to hold weatherization activities March 13
Public Relations News Release 2009:323, p.1
3/9/2010 The workshop will begin at St. John's Lutheran Church. Participants will learn evergy-saving techniques. Activities will include identifying areas of air infiltration, caulking and sealing windows and doors, applying weather strips, and more.
28 UNI services aid students with disabilities
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:42, p.1
3/9/2010 Ashley Lerch encourages students with disabilities to register with Student Disability Services. Many times accommodations can be made in regard to classroom attendance during inclement weather; photo.
29 Citizen Science explains storms
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:45, p.1
3/31/2009 Jeff Kennedy and Alan Czarnetzki discussed how storms function and how to stay safe during storms; talked about 2008 F5 tornado in Parkersburg; photo.
30 Winter safety
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:29, p.5
1/23/2009 Believes that cleaning sidewalks of snow and ice by the University needs to improve. Merely spreading sand and salt is not enough. Safety for those using walkers, canes, crutches, and wheel chairs is imperative.
31 UNI Commencement update -- severe-weather plan
Public Relations News Release 2008:279, p.1
12/18/2008 Commencement ceremonies will be held on Saturday, Dec. 20 in the Dome. Given the potentially hazardous weather conditions, students and guests are strongly advised to monitor weather and road conditions, and make travel plans accordingly.
32 The upside of graduation
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:22, p.3
11/14/2008 The wind, tests and quizzes, the library, construction, and overpriced food are a few of the things that will not be missed upon graduation.
33 Floodwaters and fast pitches prove to be too much for the Panthers
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:53, p.13
4/29/2008 Baseball team loses three game series to Southern Illinois, two games to one; photo.
34 Damaged roads are damaging area vehicles
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:42, p.1
3/11/2008 Severe winter weather has caused area streets to be full of potholes; photo.
35 Breathe--just breathe
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:41, p.5
3/7/2008 Students and the public urged to use restraint in dealing with the weather and road conditions.
36 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:40, p.9
3/4/2008 Scenes around campus and the Cedar Falls area; photo.
37 Caution--rough roads ahead
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:39, p.5
2/29/2008 Winter weather conditions have caused area roads and streets to be full of potholes; photo.
38 And now for something completely different
Reeder--Laura M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:38, p.15
2/26/2008 Fictional story involving a grisly snowman murder; photo.
39 Test stress
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:38, p.11
2/26/2008 Weather conditions this winter have added to the normal stress of the testing process.
40 The decision to cancel classes
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:38, p.2
2/26/2008 Procedures in place for determining when to cancel or delay classes at the University of Northern Iowa; photo.
41 To cancel school or not to cancel school: a superintendent's dilemma
Public Relations News Release 2007:440, p.1
2/21/2008 School administrators face challenges when deciding whether or not to cancel school due to weather.
42 UNI classes canceled for Monday, February 18, beginning at 4 p.m.
Public Relations News Release 2007:433, p.1
2/18/2008 Due to the weather, all classes after 4 p.m. are canceled as well as KUNI's "Live from Studio One."
43 The dangers of going to class
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:33, p.5
2/8/2008 Policy for closing the University questioned; suggests that students should not be punished if they have valid excuse for missing class.
44 C-SPAN's Campaign 2008 Bus stop at UNI cancelled
Public Relations News Release 2007:341, p.1
12/11/2007 Due to the weather, the C-SPAN Campaign 2008 Bus will not be coming to campus.
45 On the bright side
Morton--Jennie M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:26, p.15
12/4/2007 Memories of the playoff game with Delaware and the weather conditions that day.
46 Winter blues
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:25, p.7
11/30/2007 Readers warned of the onset of winter depression.
47 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:21, p.20
11/6/2007 Faculty art exhibit, women's basketball, and sunset; photo.
48 Student Voices
Steger--Krista Jane (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:16, p.17
10/19/2007 The question of the day is: "What is your favorite thing to do on a rainy day?"
49 Zero absence policy makes zero sense
Goerend--Russell P. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:51, p.6
4/13/2007 Writer urges common sense for attendance policy during bad weather events.
50 Student Voices
Northern Iowan 103:49, p.9
4/6/2007 Students respond to the question; "Wht do you blame the change in weather on"?


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