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1 Vox Pop: What do you dislike most about winters in Iowa and why?
Elton--Braden (Student--2023)
Northern Iowan 119:52, p.04
4/20/2023 Braden Elton asked four people what they dislike most about winters in Iowa and why. The four interviewees were Lindsay Carter, Riley Oberhauser, Anna Stevens, and Grant Hospodarsky; photos.
2 Single snowflake spotted; UNI cancels class for week
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.07
4/1/2021 A satire piece for April Fool's Day about Mark Nook cancelling classes because he saw a single snowflake and thought a big snowstorm was coming; photo.
3 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.
4 Winter clothing available in ISSO
Gordon--Darien (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:38, p.04
3/4/2021 The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) will hold their annual coat drive. Winter clothing donated will be available in room 113 of Maucker Union for any UNI student that needs it; photo.
5 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.
6 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.
7 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.
8 Ice guys finish last on winter roads
Schrad--Tanner (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:20, p.3
11/2/2017 Columnist Tanner Schrad discusses ways for students to remain safe driving on the roads during winter conditions.
9 Letter from the editor
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:33, p.3
2/5/2015 Student Amber Rouse discusses the City of Cedar Falls' effort on plowing the roads after a recent snowstorm.
10 Winter driving tips
Schueller--Amanda Lynne (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.2
12/4/2014 Lt. Joe Tyler of UNI public safety shares winter driving tips and expresses to students how important it is to drive safe during winter weather.
11 TWLOHA to help winter blues
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.2
2/20/2014 Seasonal Affective Disorder is the symptoms of depression onset by winter conditions. UNI's chapter of To Write Love on Her Arms, TWOLA, is open to all students dealing with depression. TWOLA's goal is to give hope to anyone who is struggling.
12 Student Voices: What did you do over winter break?
Wolfe--Parker Joseph (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:32, p.1
1/30/2014 Several students answered the question, "What did you do over winter break?".
13 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.
14 Depressed moods on the rise in winter
Baldus--Rachel (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:30, p.1
1/23/2014 Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) is a recurrent depression that occurs usually during the winter months. SAD is characterized by depressed moods, lack of energy, and social withdrawal. Light therapy is the most common way to held people with SAD.
15 Grit 'n' glam
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:22, p.5
11/9/2012 Fashion column discusses tips for staying warm during Iowa winter.
16 No snow, no sun, no problem
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.5
2/3/2012 Suggestions made for indoor activities during winter. Blanket forts, board games, and cooking are possibilities. Not having to dress for the day may be the best plus.
17 Icy sidewalks lead to student injury
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.2
1/31/2012 The decision to put down ice melt on sidewalks did not help Shauna Happel. She fell on the ice and broke her leg. Paul Meyermann defended the decision not to put down sand.
18 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.
19 UNI professor confronts the cold
Public Relations News Release 2011:132, p.1
12/12/2011 Professor Sam Lankford continues to study the impact of the Artic Winter Games on the youth in the circumpolar region of the Artic.
20 Safety tips to ensure a warm and safe winter
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:23, p.7
11/15/2011 Tips include staying dry, observe sidewalk conditions, and use winter driving skills. Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors should be examined.
21 Making a case for winter
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:8, p.5
9/23/2011 Winter can be beautiful. The white snow covers the defects of the brown earth. We should embrace the season, not shun it. Author realizes that many will disagree with his view.
22 Silly, silly seasons
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:43, p.8
3/11/2011 Suggests that seasons begin on the first day of a month. Seasons are based on the position of the Earth in its orbit. Simplicity would be aided with seasons beginning on the first day of a month.
23 Winter Storms 2011
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:34, p.2
2/8/2011 Campus scenes from the February 1, 2011 snow storm; photo.
24 UNI in winter
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:30, p.1
1/25/2011 The campanile rises above the snow covered ground during the winter of 2011; photo.
25 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
26 Don't die
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.11
12/3/2010 Winter driving tips shared; slow down, clear windshields, keep the gas tank above half a tank, and pack a winter survival kit.
27 Drive to survive: Winter weather safety
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.8
12/3/2010 The first snowfall of the winter is forecast for the weekend. Cleaning off windshields, slowing the driving speed, and packing a winter emergency kit are all helpful tips; photo.
28 Snow: yesterday's threat, today's enemy, tomorrow's hope
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.10
11/16/2010 We know that snow in Iowa will happen. Readers warned of the dangers involved with winter driving or walking; urges readers to be extremely careful this winter.
29 NIFFP to host harvest markets in Cedar Falls and Waverly
Public Relations News Release 2010:143, p.1
11/12/2010 All markets will feature a variety of locally produced food. Various winter-storage crops, including squash, potatoes, apples, and root vegetables, will be available, as well as meat, honey, baked goods and jams.
30 UNI community members shedding their clothes for a good cause
Donovan--Maggie Mary (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.6
11/9/2010 The fourth annual Polar Bare Rum, Walk, or Roll will be held November 9. This is a fundraiser for the Salvation Army. Clothing donated will be distributed within the Cedar Valley.
31 Frigid weather caused students to bundle up
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.7
3/2/2010 Wind chills of fifteen to twenty below zero caused students to wear extra socks, scarves, and coats. Slippery sidewalks made walking difficult; photo.
32 Competitors race to the top of Silo Summit
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:32, p.1
2/2/2010 Twenty-eight people climbed an ice covered silo. Scott Dirksen won by reaching the top in four minutes, ten seconds. Following the event, the public is invited to climb during weekend hours; photo.
33 ProBoard hosts Snow Games
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2010:29, p.5
1/22/2010 Sledding, snowball fights, and a relay will highlight the activities of the Snow Games. The games will be held in front of Bender Hall. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available.
34 Panther Portraits
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.5
12/11/2009 Scenes from this week's blizzard and students enjoying aroma therapy; photo.
35 The University of Northern Iowa's winter weather policies
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:29, p.1
1/23/2009 The University seldom closes due to bad weather, because most students live either on or close to campus. Blizzard conditions do contribute to a closing; photo.
36 UGG-ly fashion trend won't disappear
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:29, p.6
1/23/2009 The UGG boots, popular winter footwear for women, are not looked upon in a favorable manner by men, especially the author.
37 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.
38 Seeing ourselves as nature's equals
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:28, p.5
1/16/2009 Reflections on winter effects on humans. Suggestions made that we need to get more in touch with nature and strive to be an equal with nature rather than an enslaver.
39 The winter of youth
Northern Iowan 105:27, p.7
12/12/2008 Remembers the good times of winter; urges students to step back and enjoy the opportunities that winter offers.
40 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.
41 Bring on the cold
Northern Iowan 105:21, p.7
11/11/2008 Warns about the dangers of winter including influenza, frostbite, and seasonal affective disorder.
42 Remember: winter could be much worse
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:19, p.8
11/4/2008 Humans seem never to be happy with weather conditions; it is either too hot or too cold. Be thankful there are warm coats and scarves available for winter wear. Nine fun winter activates shared.
43 It would appear that Iowa is cursed
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.8
10/28/2008 A look back at the natural disasters that occurred in Iowa over the past twelve months; photo.
44 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.
45 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.
46 Excitement
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:39, p.5
2/29/2008 Suggests positive thoughts to help endure winter.
47 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.
48 Falling temps equals falling students
Hawthorne--Morgan L. A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:37, p.7
2/22/2008 Policy of cancelling classes questioned during this time of severe cold, snow, and ice. Crossing campus can be dangerous due to falls and broken bones; photo.
49 Panther Portraits
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:37, p.11
2/22/2008 View of icy sidewalks near the Greenhouse and McCollum Science Hall; photo.
50 Don't worry, be happy
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:34, p.7
2/12/2008 Be Positive Month suggestions.


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