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Zarifis--David J. (Classes of 1983 and 1995; Public Safety Staff)

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1 Haire steps into role as director of public safety
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:10, p.1
9/28/2012 Director Helen Haire to confirm department has necessary staffing, training, and tools to do job. Scale is the biggest difference between previous position at LSU and current position; photo
2 Haire named chief of UNI police and director of Public Safety
Grimes--Cody Martin (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:1, p.1
8/24/2012 Helen Haire, from Louisiana State University, has been named to replace Dave Zarifis.
3 Zarifis retiring after 40 years at UNI
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:53, p.1
4/24/2012 Director of Public Safety David Zarifis has seen many changes in his job description. He is looking forward to new challenges and "doing what his wife says" in retirement; photo.
4 Fire in ITTC causes little damage
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.4
11/11/2011 Leaves on fire in the ITTC steam tunnel caused fire alarms to go off in Bartlett Hall and ITTC. A few cables were charred, but still are operational; photo.
5 Clery Report reveals 2010 crime statistics for UNI
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:13, p.1
10/11/2011 Clery Report tracks a wide variety of crimes, including violent crimes, sex offenses, hate crimes, robberies, burglaries, and drug, liquor and weapons law violations; photo.
6 Study examines how to best use parking space
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.1
10/7/2011 Metered parking in the Multimodal Transportation Center was at 2.5 per cent of capacity during the fall of 2010. This has led to a parking consultant undertaking a parking study. In the future, the dynamics of parking could change; photo.
7 Close to 30 bike tires damaged
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:10, p.1
9/30/2011 Bike tires were slashed in bike racks near Noehren Hall last week. This much damage has not been reported in several years. Bikers urged to be vigilant and observe the bike racks for anything strange; photo.
8 Oversold parking passes cause problems for students, staff
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:6, p.1
9/16/2011 There are 8300 parking spots on campus with over 16,000 students, staff, and visitors. Parking passes allow the owner to park in designated areas. The beginning of each new year brings some confusion.
9 Skateboarding policy suspended
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:6, p.1
9/16/2011 A temporary suspension of the ban on skateboarding on campus has been put into effect. Students will continue to be ticketed if they are damaging property or injuring people.
10 What NISG's been doing for YOU
Walrath--Spencer Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:5, p.4
9/13/2011 The new column, "From the President's Desk" was started. NISG has passed a resolution to resurface the pedestrian bridge over Hudson Road. NISG is now working more with student organizations. Public Safety recently has allowed skate boards on campus.
11 Skateboarding policy under review
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:4, p.1
9/9/2011 Skateboarding is not allowed on campus. This policy took effect six years ago. Some have continued to skateboard and have been taken into custody and fined. Dave Zarifis is reviewing the policy.
12 UNI faces possible fines for crime reporting violations
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:60, p.1
7/22/2011 Department of Education audits discover errors in reporting crime statistics, failure to distribute the Campus Security Report, insufficient information regarding timely warnings and sexual assault policy; photo.
13 Abandoned bicycle notice
Zarifis--David J. (Classes of 1983 and 1995; Publi
Northern Iowan 107:57, p.4
6/24/2011 Please contact UNI Police Department if your bicycle is missing. Be certain to have the serial number, make, and model when calling. Many of the bicycles were recovered on June 14.
14 WIU receives six bomb threats
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.1
12/3/2010 Following bomb threats at Western Illinois University, the Department of Public Safety reminds the UNI community of emergency procedures; photo.
15 UNI prepares for IHSSA football playoff traffic
Public Relations News Release 2010:135, p.1
11/9/2010 The university is completing final preparations to host 2010 Iowa High School Football Championships at the Dome. The annual event willkigh into high-gear with the semi-final games starting Thursday, November 11.
16 Coverage of the issues
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:46, p.4
4/2/2010 Editorial staff defends the Northern Iowan against those charging the paper as being a supporter of injustice and discrimination. Censoring content from any person by a journalist is an injustice to society.
17 Panel calls for a more inclusive campus
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:46, p.1
4/2/2010 A panel discussion entitled "Call to Action: a more Inclusive Campus" addressed bias-related incidents on campus and in Cedar Falls. Frustration was evident in the comments; photo.
18 Ku Klux Klan Chapter denies involvement with UNI vandalisms, assault
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:43, p.1
3/12/2010 Brother Douglas, Imperial Wizard of the Fraternal White Knights, states that the Ku Klux Klan has groups of seven or more members in eleven Iowa towns. Waterloo and Cedar Falls are included; photo.
19 UNI Police respond to false alarm
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.1
2/19/2010 An assault report proved to be false following investigation by campus police, the Cedar Falls Police, and the Black Hawk County's canine unit. Students concerned about incident slowing response to other reports; photo.
20 Gun incident causes students to question need for armed campus police
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:35, p.1
2/12/2010 Accidental firing of weapon in the University of Iowa's departmental headquarters raises the question of the need for armed officers on campus. Dave Zarifis defends the program; students of mixed opinions.
21 The truth behind the orange envelope
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 2008:28, p.7
1/15/2010 Dave Zarifis answers questions about paying and appealing parking tickets; explains how that money is used; photo.
22 Campus safety walk raises awareness about insufficient lighting
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:24, p.4
11/20/2009 Lighting and safety issues dominated a walk by President Allen, Vice-President Schellhardt, and others. Notes were taken concerning issues of storm damage and why some lights were not active; photo.
23 Two departments, one city
Walton--Thomas Nathaniel (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.11
11/13/2009 UNI Police and Cedar Falls Police Departments work together to keep Cedar Falls safe; photo.
24 Pedestrians have the right of way, right?
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.17
10/13/2009 National statistics indicate that a pedestrian is killed every one hundred thirteen minutes and injured every eight minutes. Dave Zarifis reports that this has not been much of a problem on campus; photo.
25 Police to pay more attention to alcohol-related issues at Homecoming
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.3
10/13/2009 Homecoming brings more people to campus; with increased tailgating, over consumption of alcohol becomes more likely. Dave Zarifis warns that a zero tolerance will be used for drunk driving, open containers, and bootlegging; photo.
26 UNI Department of Public Safety donates to SafeRide
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.5
10/13/2009 Students can still take advantage of the SafeRide service during Homecoming and the remainder of the year; program provides students who have been drinking with a safe way to return to their dorms or apartments. Over 9000 used the service last year.
27 Vehicle safety emphasized by UNI Police
Deharty--Angela Kaye (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.1
10/13/2009 Eight car burglaries have occurred since January 2009. Dave Zarifis suggests that all valuables be removed from cars or put in the trunk. Recording your name, make, year, and serial number of each item is helpful; photo.
28 NISG discussed tuition increases, SafeRide, new clubs and Cedar Falls mayor candidacy
Dempsey--Nicholas Stephen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:9, p.4
9/29/2009 Northern Iowa Student Government meeting agenda full of discussion. Information presented on Board of Regents meeting, donation from Public Safety for SafeRide, and thoughts of David Sires, candidate for mayor.
29 Parking woes
Smit--Jeremy Ryan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:3, p.4
9/4/2009 Students reminded of parking regulations. Students must park in the proper lots during the weekends for the security of their vehicles. The new parking facility may help persons parking on the north side of campus.
30 UNI warns of possible magazine scam
Public Relations News Release 2008:472, p.1
4/16/2009 A Waterloo woman reported that in March two men who claimed to be UNI students were selling magazines door-to-door and told her the university would reimburse her for part of the purchase. The university is not affiliated with these sales.
31 UNI Public Safety director answers common parking questions
Ruter--Lindsay N. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:33, p.6
2/6/2009 Dave Zarifis addresses parking concerns, including the decreased number of parking spaces, parking in lots during the evening, the estimated number of parking tickets, and the use of parking ticket money
32 UNI Police seek information about assault on campus
Public Relations News Release 2008:331, p.1
2/2/2009 Police received an anonymous phone call of an assault near central campus. A male subject was assaulted by four males. The victim was reportedly struck in the face, but didn't require medical treatment for his injuries. Police ask for information.
33 NISG Senate meeting: January 21
Coster--Seth R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:30, p.3
1/27/2009 The landlord ordinance explained, including some revisions. Discussion concerning snow removal near the campus by Cedar Falls led to plans for one on one contact prior to a resolution. Increased parking for students on the weekends is being explored.
34 UNI policy fails to match Iowa law; gender identity discrimination not covered by harassment policy
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:27, p.1
12/12/2008 Believes that gender should be added to UNI policy discrimination and harassment policy; photo.
35 Texting in class
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.11
11/18/2008 Cell phone use during class time varies. Some professors ban them or have a policy that they are turned off; others do not have a formal policy. Texting during class can be from boredom; photo.
36 Students removed from McCain rally
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:18, p.1
10/31/2008 Visit to West Gym by John McCain attended by 2000 people. At least four students were removed for unknown reasons; photo.
37 Gas odor perplexes community
Reeder--Laura M. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:15, p.1
10/21/2008 Public Safety, Cedar Falls Fire Department, and Cedar Falls Utilities responded to a gas odor in the Hillside Courts apartment area. No gas leak was found after an extensive investigation.
38 Safety first
Mulfinger--Dylan John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:12, p.d
10/10/2008 Public Safety officers plan to help make Homecoming Week run smoothly; photo.
39 Safety first
Mulfinger--Dylan John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.14
10/7/2008 Public safety officials gear up for Homecoming weekend activities; photo.
40 Park and Ride Shuttle
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.3
9/5/2008 The shuttle runs from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm from the West Dome parking lot to 23rd and Campus. The complete schedule is provided.
41 Panther fans reminded of road construction, new smoking law as home season opens Saturday
Public Relations News Release 2008:46, p.1
9/4/2008 Saturday's season-opener football game is against the University of South Dakota Coyotes. The eastbound lanes of University Avenue are closed between Campus and Tremont Streets, allowing one lane traffic in each direction using the westbound lanes.
42 UNI Alcohol Task Force assembled
Public Relations News Release 2007:685, p.1
5/19/2008 An alcohol task force has been established to reduce high-rish drinking and the associated negative consequences. Research shows excessive alcohol use leads to crime, injury, academic failure, poor health, addiction, and damage to reputation.
43 Recently armed UNI Police put to the test
Donisi--Samantha T. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.D
3/14/2008 Department of Public Safety responds well to Alert on campus; photo.
44 UNI reacts to possible gunman; suspect in custody
Public Relations News Release 2007:494, p.1
3/11/2008 UNI Police were notified of a possible gunman threatening a student. Students and faculty were notified via the UNI Alert system and all nine residence halls were locked down.
45 Students, staff packing pistols to protect themselves
Davidson--Nicole Jean (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 104:41, p.1
3/7/2008 Public safety officers now carry guns at the Regents institutions. In Utah, students and staff are allowed to carry concealed weapons; photo.
46 UNI completes first full-scale test of new emergency notification system
Public Relations News Release 2007:468, p.1
2/28/2008 The first full-scale test of the new UNI Alert emergency notification system was run February 27.
47 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.
48 UNI to run first full-scale test of new emergency notification system
Public Relations News Release 2007:448, p.1
2/22/2008 A full-scale test of the UNI Alert emergency notification system will be held February 27.
49 Campus police now armed
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:28, p.2
1/18/2008 On December 23, 2007, campus police began to carry firearms; Dave Zarifis talks about the matter; photo.
50 New system to help UNI speed delivery of emergency messages
Public Relations News Release 2007:331, p.1
12/4/2007 "UNI Alert" will allow emergency messages to be sent to students, faculty, and staff within minutes.

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