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Wellness/Recreation Center

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1 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.
2 This year, let's fatten up
Monnier--Beth Alice (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:31, p.3
2/1/2013 Author states all the pressure to be thin is not getting us any closer to health. Stop mentally beating yourself up, and fatten up on self-love. Giving yourself positive feedback will improve your self-esteem; photo.
3 Hit the books, hit the gym
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:54, p.supp 21
4/27/2012 Wellness and Recreation Center offers workout areas, intramural sports, equipment rental, and backpacking trips. Health Beat is located in the Union and offers workout equipment. It is open until 6:30pm; photo.
4 Tae Kwon-Do Club marks 42nd year at UNI
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:53, p.6
4/24/2012 Club teaches traditional Korean martial arts techniques to students and the community. Confidence and self protection are common goals of members.
5 Kappa Sigma to host 'Dodging for Diabetes'
Afzal--Fariha (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.7
3/2/2012 Dodge ball teams will compete until only one team is left standing. Kappa Sigma is hoping to raise $2000 to donate to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
6 Faculty senate discusses potential academic cuts
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.1
2/24/2012 Members express concerns about general funds being transferred to nonacademic departments. Several faculty members seed that the budget process seemed to be top down, with little input from the bottom up.
7 UNI Outdoors program offers trips, gear rentals
Stewart--Jacob K. (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.6
2/24/2012 A backpacking trip on Cumberland Island is one of several trips offered each semester. The fourteenth annual "Rock Revolution" will feature teams from UNI, ISU, and U of I; photo.
8 UNI students roll back to the '70s
Allen--Justin Dale (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.7
2/7/2012 Black Student Union hosted a night of disco fever at the Wellness Recreation Center. The event was well attended and a good time was had by all; photo.
9 WRC offers something for everyone
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.supp 18
4/29/2011 Wellness Recreation Center has a fitness area, free weight room, basketball courts, racquetball courts, competitive pool, leisure pool, climbing wall, aerobics/dance studios, and other recreation areas; photo.
10 UNI students, community members to participate in "Swishes for Wishes"
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:44, p.6
3/25/2011 A three on three basketball tournament will donate all proceeds to the Cedar Valley Make a Wish Committee. It will be a double elimination tournament.
11 2011 brings a wave of New Year's resolutions
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:28, p.5
1/14/2011 Students start the new semester and New Year with new goals. Use of the Health Beat and the Wellness Center were mentioned by several students; photo.
12 It's time to bleed purple and gold
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:16, p.10
10/22/2010 Homecoming is a great time to be proud of the University. Athletics, classroom success, national rankings, stage productions, virtual parade, tailgating, and campaniling are highlights of the weekend.
13 Use your resources
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:11, p.8
10/5/2010 Students urged to take advantage of several free activities on campus; Rod Library, ITS, athletic events, Career Services, and the Wellness and Recreation Center; photo.
14 UNI gears up for Family Weekend activities, events
Wheeler--Julie Rae (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:10, p.4
10/1/2010 Oktoberfest activities, volleyball, the Orchesis and International Dance Theatre performance, Hillside Observatory, and the Panther football game are highlights of Family Weekend; photo.
15 Rock of Love: marriage proposed at WRC rock climbing wall
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:51, p.1
4/20/2010 Jon Farley proposes to Hillary Moore in the WRC; photo.
16 Faculty Senate suggests cut to auxiliary funds
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:41, p.1
3/5/2010 The Wellness and Recreation Center, Performing Arts Center, Student Health Center, Maucker Union, and athletic programs would all feel the effects of a proposal from the Faculty Senate to reduce support from the general fund; photo.
17 Ironman Triathlon to be held by WRS
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.14
2/9/2010 Nearly eighty people participate in the triathlon annually. Three options are available; non-swimming, traditional, and the double triathlon.
18 UNI to conquer new heights with Rock Revolution
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:34, p.1
2/9/2010 Eleventh annual rock climbing competition will include novice, intermediate, and advanced divisions in top rope and bouldering. Scoring is based on completing a number of climbs without falling; photo.
19 New Year's resolutions full up the WRC
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.5
1/22/2010 Daily use of the WRC has increased from 1800 per day to 2200 per day since students returned from Christmas break. The WRC is the kind of place that other universities wish to build.
20 News Briefs: Diversity First Retreat and WRC pool dedication
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.4
10/27/2009 Angel Banks, director of diversity and student life for Northern Iowa Student Government, announced an interactive, hands-on experience during a diversity retreat. Diving pool dedicated to former professor, Glen F. Henry.
21 Competition pool to be named in honor of first men's swimming coach
Northern Iowa Today 93:2, p.18
9/1/2009 Competition pool in Wellness/Recreation Center will be named in honor of Glen Henry; photo.
22 Wellness/Recreation Center; free weight room is under renovation
Haines--Gregory Lee (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:2, p.11
9/1/2009 New and exciting projects will enhance the facility and provide additional hours for use of the free weight room. The room has been completely gutted from floor to ceiling. New paint, equipment, and lighting will be installed.
23 Films on environmental health issues to show at UNI March 26 and 31
Public Relations News Release 2008:390, p.1
3/11/2009 "Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick" and "A Sense of Wonder" will both precede Sandra Steingraber's visit to UNI on April 6. "A Sense of Wonder" drew attention to the presence of toxic chemicals in the environment in the 1950's.
24 Quiet robbery
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:32, p.7
2/3/2009 Questions spending priorities for the University of Northern Iowa; especially the transfer of funds from the general fund to Maucker Union, Gallagher-Bluedorn, athletics, and the Student Health Clinic.
25 Smoking cessation
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.1
10/28/2008 Kathy Green has developed a free session to help students, faculty, and staff to stop smoking. Program is one-on-one or small group interaction.
26 Wellness Recreation Center offers programs for the community
Lantz--Kelly Briann (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.3
10/28/2008 Community members participate in the Noontime Basketball Association, the Master's Swim program, and Climbing Club program for a fee. Student access remains the primary concern.
27 Trash clean up expensive
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.1
10/17/2008 Cleaning up after football games takes nearly sixty man hours and $2000; photo.
28 Turkey Trot offers workout motivation
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.7
10/17/2008 Program started three years ago as an incentive to exercise during the holiday season. Prizes are available for answering trivia questions correctly. The program has a newsletter for added support; photo.
29 Avoiding a daily eating contest
Vogel--Angela Joy (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:13, p.9
10/14/2008 Texas A & M study shows that students living in the dorms eat 387 more calories per day than those living off campus. Those living off campus believe that they can control what is in their cupboards; photo.
30 Saturday morning race part of festivities
Schacht--Hailey Ayn (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.11
10/7/2008 Annual Panther Pacers 5K race starts at 8:00 AM. Registration can be completed online or by picking up an entry form at the Wellness Center.
31 UNI students to backpack the shoreline of Lake Superior
Lantz--Kelly Briann (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:10, p.1
10/3/2008 Students, faculty, and staff will be exposed to outdoor and environmental education opportunities during a trip to Lake Superior; photo.
32 Weekend warriors
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:6, p.6
9/19/2008 Students urged to stay in Cedar Falls for the weekends. By going home each weekend, the student will miss 29% of the college experience. Weekend activities suggested.
33 Welcome families!
Northern Iowan 105:6, p.1
9/19/2008 Schedule of events for Family Weekend; photo.
34 Tornado assistance from many sources
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:55, p.7
6/20/2008 Those who were affected by recent tornado find assistance.
35 A presidential greeting
Allen--Benjamin J. (President of UNI)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 5
5/2/2008 President Allen shares ways students can get involved at UNI and states the commitment of "Students First"; photo.
36 Wellness and Recreation Services
Buxton--Zachary Joe (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 104:54, p.sup 20
5/2/2008 Wellness and Recreation Center offers classes, pickup games, and individual exercise areas; photo.
37 Multicultural Teaching Alliance at UNI to hold fun night, April 18
Public Relations News Release 2007:611, p.1
4/17/2008 The Multicultural Teaching Alliance will host a Fun Night for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa.
38 Students take "The Look" down the runway
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:46, p.1
4/4/2008 Annual Textiles and Apparel Student Design show held in Lang Hall; photo.
39 UNI Outdoors hosts climbing contest
Hoff--Forest Stephen (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:39, p.13
2/29/2008 Eighth annual rock climbing competition held at Wellness and Recreation Center; photo.
40 I Want Team Spirit Glory
Northern Iowan 104:35, p.4
2/15/2008 Announcement and procedures for participation in upcoming intramural activities; photo.
41 What happens on Spring Break stays on Spring Break
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:35, p.5
2/15/2008 Alternatives to spending Spring Break in the usual locations include mission trips or road trips with friends. The latter are safer and less expensive.
42 Don't worry, be happy
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:34, p.7
2/12/2008 Be Positive Month suggestions.
43 Fad diets: not as simple as they claim
Smith--Amy (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:32, p.5
2/5/2008 Many 'fad' diets are unsafe and simply do not work, according to Dean Schillinger, Hy-Vee dietician.
44 I Want Team Spirit Glory
Northern Iowan 104:32, p.12
2/5/2008 Intramural basketball winning teams. Upcoming events for February and March.
45 Relieving the stresses of a college student
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:31, p.5
2/1/2008 Making lists, going for coffee, playing games, getting a massage, and working out take the mind off impending projects and assignments.
46 There is an organization out there for everyone
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:29, p.2
1/25/2008 Considers the many types of campus student organizations; provides information on how to find a complete list of groups on campus; photo.
47 Home and college life meld together for Family Weekend
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:18, p.1
10/26/2007 Schedule of activities for Family Weekend; photo.
48 Rape defense class teaches safety
Barkley--Tia M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:3, p.3
8/31/2007 Rape Aggression Defense class shows students how to protect themselves and avoid dangerous situations.
49 Artwork livens up campus landscape
Harken--Sarah (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:2, p.1
8/28/2007 One-half of one percent of the cost of a building goes toward creating artwork that everyone can view and enjoy; photo.
50 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
3/26/2007 The Iowa Therapeutic Recreation Association will be holding its state conference in the Wellness and Recreation Center Friday, March 30.

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