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1 A woman not lost to history
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:31, p.03
1/31/2019 Columnist Kevin Wiggins writes about philosopher Émilie du Châtelet and her contributions, as well as writing women into history.
2 The Jewish community in the Cedar Valley
Baxter--Nicole (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:35, p.01
2/8/2018 The Jewish community in Cedar Valley has a rich history.
3 FMLA not "student-first" at UNI
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:30, p.02
1/22/2018 The United Faculty labor union at UNI created a committee to review the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). They will review and make recommended changes to best serve the faculty and their family.
4 "My Black is Beautiful" week
Smith--Monique (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:19, p.04
10/30/2017 The Black Student Union (BSU) is hosting "My Black is Beautiful Week" to celebrate and acknowledge African American students at UNI. The week will have a variety of events or activities such as speakers, a movie night, games, and food; photo.
5 Sexual assault campaign is problematic
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.04
10/19/2017 Columnist Wolfe discusses the #MeToo campaign. Wolfe thinks there needs to be more emphasis on actions that can be taken and on bystander interventions; photo.
6 Attendance policies hurt students
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:11, p.03
10/2/2017 Columnist Wolfe argues that professors should not have an attendance policy. Wolfe claims it can be detrimental to sick students, students with mental health struggles, and many others. Instead she claims professors should find a more creative solution than an attendance policy; photo.
7 Hillary Clinton to visit UNI
Northern Iowan 112:5, p.2
9/14/2015 Presidential candidate and former first lady Hillary Clinton will be visiting campus to speak on women's issues; photo.
8 Inclusivity, equality and utopia
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:48, p.3
4/9/2015 Renae Beard gives her opinion on gender equality and inclusivity; photo.
9 UNI to host Women in Politics Scholarship banquet
Public Relations News Release 2014:87, p.1
10/16/2014 UNI will host its 4th Women in Politics Scholarship banquet, October 30, at the Park Place Event Centre in Cedar Falls. The event will begin with a social time and dinner. People interested in tickets should contact Donna Hoffman.
10 UNI faculty face gender pay gap
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/24/2014 Female faculty at UNI make about $10,000 less than their male counterparts. The administration monitors the gender gap, reviews pay, and makes adjustments as needed.
11 Finding women's roles in the Catholic church
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.6
4/3/2014 Journalist Melinda Henneberger spoke of her thoughts regarding the role of women in the Roman Catholic Church. She stressed the importance of Pope Francis to act on women's issues.
12 Discrimination is no small matter
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.4
3/27/2014 Says Keegan Strabala's opinions in his recent letter to the editor reflect that of the ignorant majority. Says discrimination is no small matter to those who experience it.
13 Hernandez explores power and influence of feminism
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.2
3/27/2014 Feminist author Daisy Hernandez gave a lecture entitled, "Feminists, Comrades, and Maybe Beyoncé: Models of Leadership Today." In her lecture, she identified strong women in today's society; photo.
14 Standing up for women's rights
Krogman--Kayla Jean (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:45, p.6
3/27/2014 There are two new student organizations on the UNI campus that call for action for women's rights. Students Together for the Advancement of Reproductive Rights and Organizing for Action hosted two guest speakers for Women's History Month.
15 Valentine's weekend uncensored: actors present series of graphic stories, empower women
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:37, p.1
2/17/2014 "The Vagina Monologues" covered several topics pertaining to womanhood this past weekend. "The Vagina Monologues" are different stories about women and their vaginas; photo.
16 Feminism is important for men, too
Nelson--Nehemiah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:33, p.4
2/3/2014 Says men need to step up and take an active role in feminist issues. If a person wants to combat and mitigate everyday sexism, he or she should start right away. Says the beginning of social change lies in the beliefs and attitudes of individuals.
17 Step back and stop obsessing over body image
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.4
12/13/2013 The author encourages women everywhere to stop obsessing over body image and to accept and be happy with the way they look. Women need to be comfortable with who they are and how they look. Appearance is not as important as the media portrays it to be.
18 Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.9
12/6/2013 Information about the Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership requirements and how to apply.
19 Fighting against the War on Women
Mattila--Kaimi (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:25, p.3
11/22/2013 Sunsara Taylor gave at lecture entitled "Defeating the Assault on Abortion Rights: Winning the Full Liberation of Women." She said, "The idea that women have achieved full equality is false." Says the war on women needs to end; photo.
20 Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.5
11/12/2013 Information about the Dr. Sue Follon Scholarship for Women in Leadership requirements and how to apply.
21 Women face bias and inequality in the workplace
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.1
10/4/2013 Though women attained suffrage in 1920, many women still face the issue of inequality in the workplace. Men, on average, receive higher wages than women.
22 Fix our conservative views on women
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:8, p.3
9/24/2013 Author believes that equality should not need to be discussed in 2013. The article states that we need to continue to support the fact that women are equal to men and that they deserve the same rights; a college education is most important; photo.
23 Bonnie Campbell speaks on Violence Against Women Act
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:52, p.1
4/26/2013 Bonnie Campbell, the Iowa Attorney General, came to UNI to speak about domestic violence, sexual abuse, and the Violence Against Women Act; photo.
24 Students discuss influential women in their lives
Eaton--Samantha Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:44, p.8
3/29/2013 Celebrating Colors: Women Past, Present and Future was an event sponsored by the Women's and Gender Studies Program. During the event, people shared stories of the lives of their mothers and grandmothers.
25 We should all be pro-life
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:42, p.4
3/12/2013 The author voices his opinion on abortion and some possible consequences of outlawing it.
26 He said, she said: relationship advice
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:37, p.4
2/22/2013 Male and female view on asking a classmate out on a first day.
27 Break the stereotypes and have an epic bromance
Trotter--Garrett Lee (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:35, p.4
2/15/2013 Author expresses the importance of the relationship between two very close male friends (bromance).
28 He said, she said
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:33, p.7
2/8/2013 Valentine's day gift and date ideas.
29 He said, she said: relationship advice
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.6
11/16/2012 Male and female views on greeting exes.
30 He said, she said: relationship advice
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.9
11/2/2012 Male and female perspectives on feelings after the first date.
31 UNI to host speaker on equal rights
Public Relations News Release 2012:124, p.1
10/30/2012 Professor Julie Husband to speak on equal rights in presentation of "Embodying Equal Rights: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, 1868-1870" for research on Women and Gender. Presentation to detail threats and stereotypes.
32 UNI professor gives CROW talk on women, femininity and gender representation in sports
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:12, p.6
10/5/2012 Communications professor Katherine Lavelle gave a talk entitled "Playing Like a Man: Representations of Gender and Athleticism in Sports".
33 Roller derby divas throw elbows in 'Derby, Baby'
Davis--Elizabeth Aileen (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:8, p.4
9/21/2012 Local members of the push-up brawlers respond to the movie "Derby, Baby!". This movie showcases how physically exhausting, yet mentally rewarding roller derby can be. Local team volunteers for several area causes.
34 Open your mind--spread your legs
Pope--David D. (Class of 1984)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.4
9/14/2012 Perceptions of sex discussed. Believes that shame, conservative social structures, and organized religions have taught people to hate desires and fear sexuality; photo.
35 UNI to host Women in Politics Scholarship benefit
Public Relations News Release 2012:58, p.1
9/13/2012 UNI will host the third annual Women in Politics Scholarship benefit. The event will recognize one political science or public administration major. The goal: to encourage more women to participate in politics.
36 An open letter to moderate college Republicans
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.4
8/31/2012 Author examines of the religious right on the Republican Party; notes stands against gay marriage and women's rights. Young Republicans may have been left behind; photo.
37 Intramural calendar of events
Northern Iowan 109:2, p.16
8/28/2012 Schedule of upcoming events with intramural sports.
38 UNI's Center for Energy & Environmental education helps women be self-sufficient
Public Relations News Release 2011:307, p.1
5/4/2012 UNI CEEE has partnered with ISU Extension, Senior Companions , Green Iowa Americorps, and UNI's Public Policy Program to aid area women in becoming better prepared for life's hardships.
39 Another growth opportunity
Dare--Eileen C. (Class of 2008--Custodial Staff)
Public Relations News Release 108:48, p.5
4/6/2012 Panel discussion on "Men in Feminism" leads to friendly confrontation. Sincere questions were asked and answered.
40 He said, she said
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Public Relations News Release 108:48, p.8
4/6/2012 Male and female perspectives on relationship questions.
41 UNI Women's History Month lecture explores role of women in globalization of U.S.
Public Relations News Release 2011:214, p.1
3/13/2012 Visiting professor Kristin Hoganson will present a lecture focusing on women and their impact in globalization.
42 He said, she said: relationship advice
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.7
3/2/2012 Male and female perspective on the question of the week; photo.
43 From the introspective perspective of an introvert
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.4
2/3/2012 Introverts make up twenty-five percent of society. Introverts don't feel the need to be affiliated with anything in order to feel relevant. Don't be too quick to judge those different from yourself.
44 He said, she said
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:30, p.7
1/24/2012 Male and female students give relationship advice; photo.
45 He said, she said
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.6
12/9/2011 Dating and relationship questions answered from the male and female perspective; photo.
46 He said, she said
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.6
11/1/2011 Male and female perspectives on dating, relationships, and human interactions; photo.
47 He said, she said
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:16, p.6
10/21/2011 Male and female perspectives on dating and relationship questions.
48 Have your cupcake and eat it too
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.6
10/18/2011 She's the First is a non-profit group that sponsors young girls' education in the developing world and helping them be the first of their family to graduate from high school. The UNI chapter will sell cupcakes as their first fund raiser; photo.
49 Victims of our society
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.4
10/18/2011 Domestic violence has been around since Biblical times. The rapist should be the one harassed, asked all the embarrassing questions, and have family and friends asked about his mental state.
50 UNI to host expert in cultural images
Public Relations News Release 2011:74, p.1
10/10/2011 Gail Dines a national advocate against pornography will speak at UNI and giver her expert opinion in cultural images.


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