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1 UNI picks up two wins in spring tournament
Lahart--Ben (Student--2022), Junge--Jordan (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:51, p.07
4/17/2023 The UNI volleyball team hosted the UNI Spring Tournament where they beat Iowa, 2-1 and Omaha, 2-0. They lost to North Dakota State, 1-2; photo.
2 Vox Pop: What is your biggest pet peeve about UNI?
Criswell--Emma (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:51, p.05
4/17/2023 Emma Criswell interviews five UNI students to learn their biggest pet peeves about UNI. The students interviewed are Sean Brown, Maddison Hofmann, Caleb Shea, Damian Rivera, and Madison Hansen; photos.
3 Meet Sam and Christelle
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:38, p.05
2/20/2023 Mallory Schmitz writes about Sam Caughron and Christelle Tungu's Student Body Election campaign and what they hope to accomplish if elected president and vice president of the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG); photo.
4 Black Histor Preview
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 119:35, p.04
2/9/2023 A timeline of Black History Month events happening on campus next week. Some of the events include the Tunnel of Oppression, a Skate Party, and Toast for Change.
5 A resident assistant takeover: UNI's 32nd Annual Midwest RA Conference
Pedersen--Grant (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:32, p.01
1/30/2023 UNI hosted this year's Midwest Resident Assistant Conference. This conference provided sessions, team-building, and fun experiences for over 500 RAs from 10 different midwestern states; photo.
6 New year's resolution on a budget
Grove--Meg (Student--2022), Eaves--Emily (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:32, p.04
1/30/2023 Meg Grove talks about the on campus resources that can help students be successful with their new year's resolutions to get fit or lose weight; photo.
7 Students explore the WRC's "Free Week"
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Eaves--Emily (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:31, p.01
1/26/2023 The Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) is hosting its annual "Free Week" where UNI students can attend fitness classes for free to test them out. Lauren McGuill interviews Director of Recreation Services Christopher B. Denison about new classes and equipment available to students; photo.
8 Art of Mindfulness
Grove--Meg (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:29, p.04
1/19/2023 The Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) is hosting The Art of Mindfulness training. This training will help students learn the benefits of what it means to be mindful and how to apply it in their own lives.
9 The MOVEment showcase
Kargarzadeh--Fatemeh (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:28, p.05
12/8/2022 The MOVEment group is a social justice hip hop UNI dance team. They will be performing in Lang Auditorium on December 10th.Fatemeh Kargarzadeh interviews members Jasmyne Harrison and Rose Martin; photo.
10 Go green with campus cleanup
Nelson--Luke (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:17, p.01
10/24/2022 The Recycling & Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) is hosting a campus cleanup event. Students are encouraged to sign help to help with the cleanup ending with a visit to Chad's Pizza; photo.
11 Panther Esports levels up
Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:3, p.01
9/1/2022 Panther Esports, one of the biggest student organizations with 235 members, struggles to find the funds and physical space for their club. For the fall semester, the club will temporarily meet in the old Health Beat gym near the tunnel that connects Maucker Union to Lang Hall; photo.
12 ¿Qué hacer en campus de UNI en tu tiempo libre?
Villanueva--Mayra (Student--2022), Eaves--Emily (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:3, p.01
9/1/2022 Mayra Villanueva writes a Spanish column on things to do during your free time on UNI's campus. She suggests things such as playing board games at the library, swimming at the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC), and exploring the Botanical Center; photo.
13 Construction in motion on campus
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Koehler--Emma (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:2, p.01
8/29/2022 Caroline Christensen writes about the various construction that will continue throughout the year. Buildings including ITTC, Redecker Center, and the Campanile will all have maintenance work done; photo.
14 Making miracles at Dance Marathon
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.01
3/7/2022 UNI Dance Marathon hosted their Big Event for the year in the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC), raising $150,895; photo.
15 Panther portrait: Dance Marathon
Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.05
3/7/2022 Dance Marathon held its event in the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) to raise money for the Stead Family Children's Hospital; photos.
16 BSU celebrates Black History Month
Stevens--Anna (Student--2021), De Bruin--Karla (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:33, p.01
2/10/2022 The Black Student Union (BSU) has multiple events planned for the entirety of Black History Month; photo.
17 Panther Portrait: Dance Marathon Orange Party
Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:18, p.04
10/28/2021 This features a variety of pictures from Dance Marathon's October 21 orange party in the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC); photos.
18 UNI Now! and Welcome Week: Back and better than ever
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 118:2, p.01
8/30/2021 UNI's new orientation coordinator Joellen Hatchett kept old traditions while creating new ones for this years Welcome Week and UNI Now! for both old and new students. Lauren McGuill gives more details of the specific events held throughout the week; photos.
19 UNI Outdoors hosts "Boulder Bash"
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Crow--Catherine (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:41, p.04
3/15/2021 UNI Outdoors held a rock-climbing "Boulder Bash" event on March 13 in the Wellness and Recreation Center. They will also hold a Rock Revolution climbing event April 17-18; photos.
20 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.
21 Illuminate Dance Troupe has final fall show
Gordon--Darien (Student--2020), Magnificat--Gelase (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:25, p.01
11/12/2020 The Illuminate Dance Troupe held their second show of 2020 and performed several styles of dance such as folk, ballroom, and studio styles; photos.
22 IDT presents "spring" production
Gordon--Darien (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:8, p.02
9/14/2020 Members of the Illuminated Dance Troupe (IDT) perform a country barn dance during a performance. The show featured pieces from the group's spring 2020 show, due to it being postponed during COVID-19; photo.
23 Students return to the "classroom"
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:1, p.01
8/20/2020 In hopes of lessening the spread of COVID-19, UNI is implementing three main options for fall 2020 classes--fully in-person, fully online and hybrid. Most students interviewed by the Northern Iowan preferred in-person classes; photo.
24 Panther Portrait: BSU skate party
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:36, p.04
2/17/2020 The Black Student Union (BSU) held their annual skate party in the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) on February 15. Students, faculty, and community members were able to enjoy music and skating in the basketball courts courtesy of the student organization; photos.
25 Outdoor Rec Center hosts ski event
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:35, p.01
2/13/2020 UNI's Outdoor Recreation Center will be hosting a Valentine's-themed cross country skiing event on February 13. Nicholas Chell, graduate assistant at UNI Outdoors, discusses cross-country skiing and events held by the center; photo.
26 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.
27 WRC updates facilities, hours
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:28, p.02
1/16/2020 The Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) updated its facilities to include the Panther Performance Center (PPC), which is accessible to students throughout the day. Previously, areas were closed to students when reserved for classes. Christopher Denison, Director of Recreation Services, hopes the change will encourage students to use the WRC instead of a facility or service outside UNI; photos.
28 Panther Portrait: Orchesis & IDT Show
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.05
10/24/2019 The UNI Dance Program kicked off Family Weekend festivities with its annual fall showcase. The sister dance companies Orchesis and International Dance Theatre (IDT) performed in the Bengtson Auditorium at Russell Hall. The showcase held performances ranging from tap dancing to hip-hop to traditional Russian folk dance. Many of the performances were choreographed by the students themselves.
29 UNI hosts Family Weekend 2019
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.05
10/21/2019 UNI Family Weekend 2019 took place from October 18th to the 20th, with an opening reception held on Saturday morning; photo.
30 RRTTC to host wetland clean-up
Weber--Colby (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.01
10/17/2019 The Recycling and Reuse Technology Transfer Center (RRTTC) met in the northern Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) parking lot to clean up the ponds north of the WRC. This was in an effort to clean up trash from the local wetlands before winter arrives. This event has been going on for 14 year and is one way for give back to the planet; photo.
31 Panther Portrait: Orange Party
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.05
10/14/2019 UNI Dance Marathon hosted an "Orange Party" on October 10th, 2019 on the Wellness and Recreation Center basketball courts; photos.
32 WRC introduces intramural fee
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.01
9/16/2019 Among other changes due to budget, the Department of Recreation Services has implemented a $20 per semester fee for intramural sports beginning Fall 2019. Students give their opinions on the new fees and participation in intramurals; photo.
33 Student to compete on 'Ninja Warrior'
Mazzarella--Allison (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:54, p.01
5/2/2019 Student Jackson Twait will be competing on the television program American Ninja Warrior in Cincinnati over Memorial Day weekend; it will air on NBC July 3, 2019; photos.
34 CME dunks for diversity at tournament
Barikor--Leziga (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 115:45, p.01
4/1/2019 The Center for Multicultural Education held "Dunking for Diversity," a basketball tournament that featured diversity education, on March 30 in the Wellness and Recreation Center. The event was open to the public. Students Jason Huang and Isaac Newsome were the main event coordinators, assisted by Ami Traore, Kyla Ford, Cierra Robinson, and Adalberto Castrejon; photo.
35 1st annual UNI Triathlon coming in April
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 115:41, p.05
3/7/2019 The women's swimming and diving team will host the first annual UNI Triathlon on April 28 as a fundraiser and community event; photo.
36 Panther Portrait: Rock Revolution
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020), Flenker--Elly (student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:40, p.08
3/4/2019 The 20th annual Rock Revolution rock climbing event took place in the Wellness and Recreation Center on March 2; photos.
37 Panther Portrait: BSU skate party
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:36, p.05
2/18/2019 The Black Student Union (BSU) and Hawkeye Community College hosted a roller skating party on February 15 in the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) in celebration of Black History Month; photos.
38 Flu shots offered on campus
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.02
10/15/2018 The Student Health Center will be offering five walk-up clinics where students can receive a flu shot.
39 Collaboration revamps CME BBQ
Barikor--Leziga (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.05
8/27/2018 The Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice put on the Welcome Back BBQ. The office worked with UNI Dining and Catering to expand the BBQ options available to the students so the options were ethnically and culturally diverse; photos.
40 Tails on Trails bring dogs to campus
Madden--Jacob (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 114:54, p.01
4/26/2018 The Americorps, Green Project, Men's Rugby, NISG, Sigma Gamma Epsilon and Geography Club hosted Tails on Trails, an opportunity to walk dogs on UNI's trail system.
41 Rock revolution beckons climbers to WRC
Legaspi--Sofia (Class of 2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 114:40, p.01
2/26/2018 The annual rock climbing competition, Rock Revolution, brought people from all over the Midwest to climb the WRC's rock wall.
42 Panther Portrait: Black History Month '70s skate party
Davis--Kirby (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:38, p.05
2/19/2018 The Black Student Union hosted their annual skate party with this years theme being the 1970s.
43 Swim and Dive prepares for MVC championships
Wauters--Joel (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 114:31, p.01
1/25/2018 Women's Swim and Dive team prepares for the Missouri Valley Conference; photo.
44 Students lose stress in the labyrinth
Northern Iowan 114:22, p.03
11/9/2017 Brooke Hottle, Graduate Assistant for Student Wellness Services, explains the benefits of walking the labyrinth. Hottle describes various ways to walk the labyrinth, and includes feedback from students who have walked it.
45 Campaign urges students to "refill"
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.02
10/30/2017 Several groups on campus are banding together to host the Refill Not Landfill event. In an effort to encourage students to use refillable water bottles, they will be handing out free water bottles in various locations around campus.
46 Stepping towards sustainability
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.01
10/19/2017 President Trump is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, originally signed by President Obama. Center of Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) director Kamyar Enshayan, assistant professor of political science Brian Warby, CEEE program director Eric O'Brien, Physical Plant associate director of engineering and utilities John Streicher, and UNI Green Project president Gabrielle Ruggiero discuss what withdrawal from the agreement means as well as local and campus sustainability efforts.
47 Hit by a car? No free tuition
Adams--Phillip (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.1
11/5/2015 Students and faculty are beginning to question the safety of the Hudson Road crosswalk to the Towers dormitory complex; photo.
48 The freshman college experience checklist
Wagner--Amanda (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:2, p.3
8/31/2015 Student Amanda Wagner shares her "To-do" checklist for freshman year. Those things include watching her diet, studying hard, campaniling, and being careful about drinking.
49 Linda Caldwell to present McElroy Scholar lecture
Public Relations News Release 2014:203, p.1
3/10/2015 UNI School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services will host the 2015 R.J. McElroy Scholar lecturer, April 2, at the Wellness Recreation Center, Room 252.
50 UNI Recreation Services to host spring break camp
Public Relations News Release 2015:185, p.1
2/23/2015 Over spring break, UNI Recreation Services will provide an All Sports Camp for elementary and middle school kids. The cost is $160 for pick-up and $260 for extended care. Participants will receive a T-shirt, water bottle, and drawstring bag.


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