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City Council to confirm student liaison

City Council to confirm student liaison

LEZIGA BARIKOR, Copy Editor

Tonight, the Cedar Falls City Council will make the vote to approve the appointment of Cade Olmstead as the temporary UNI Student Liaison. According to the Feb. 20 regular meeting agenda for the CF City Council, the vote will...

February 20No Comments

Darwin Week encourages skepticism

Darwin Week encourages skepticism

NICOLE BAXTER, Staff Writer

Conspiracies, GMO’s, beetles and superstitions are just a few of the topics permeating the minds of audience members as Darwin Week wraps up its annual lecture series. Ending tonight with a lecture from a NASA engineer,...

February 16No Comments

Recent News Stories

UPDATE: UNI United Faculty opposes labor bill

UPDATE: UNI United Faculty opposes labor bill

February 16

Students respond to travel ban

Students respond to travel ban

February 16

UNIFI hosts 10th annual Darwin Week

UNIFI hosts 10th annual Darwin Week

February 13

UNI Financial Aid offers ‘Live Like a Student’ course

February 13

Student takes to Facebook to air grievances with CFPD

Student takes to Facebook to air grievances with CFPD

February 9

Sports

Mixed results and weather in Vegas

BRENNAN WHISLER, Sports Writer

The Northern Iowa softball team traveled out West for the DeMarini Classic in Las Vegas hosted by University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNVL). UNI came into the tournament 4-1 and ended up playing three competitive games. They ...

February 20No Comments

Recent Sports Stories

Panthers finish number one in MAC

Panthers finish number one in MAC

February 16

Softball girls go 4-1 at UNI-Dome Classic

February 16

WBB bounce back with win

February 13

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Opinion

The cliques that win elections

The cliques that win elections

Aaron Friel, Opinion columnist

Students win elections once or twice, rarely three times. Student groups, on the other hand, can win elections a lot more. Francis Underwood put it best, “Money is the McMansion in Sarasota that starts falling apart after ...

February 201 Comment

Recent Opinion Stories

NISG normalizes controversy in ignoring conflict of interest

February 20

NISG campaigns by the numbers

NISG campaigns by the numbers

February 16

NISG election commission issues debate statement

February 16

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NISG Election

Former NISG President Katie Evans reviews candidates’ platforms
NISG Election

Former NISG President Katie Evans reviews candidates’ platforms

Katie Evans, Guest Columnist
February 20

Aaron Friel: Two UNI alums have graciously offered to write reviews of the candidate platforms this year. Katie Evans is a Class of 2016 graduate with degrees in philosophy and political science. As an alum of Northern Iowa Student Government, she served as a Senator and won her campaign for President of the Student Body in the 2015 election. In her roles as an NISG Senator and President, she has ser...

NISG candidate platforms reviewed by past election correspondent, Corey Cooling
NISG Election

NISG candidate platforms reviewed by past election correspondent, Corey Cooling

Corey Cooling, Guest Columnist
February 20

  Aaron Friel: Two UNI alums have graciously offered to write reviews of the candidate platforms this year. Corey Cooling is a Class of 2015 graduate with degrees in physics and philosophy. As an alum of Northern Iowa Student Government, he served as a Senator, campaigned for President, and served as the Election Commissioner in his last year. Cooling also served on the Student Service Fee...

The cliques that win elections
NISG Election

The cliques that win elections

Aaron Friel, Opinion columnist
February 20

Students win elections once or twice, rarely three times. Student groups, on the other hand, can win elections a lot more. Francis Underwood put it best, “Money is the McMansion in Sarasota that starts falling apart after 10 years. Power is the old stone building that stands for centuries. I cannot respect someone who doesn't see the difference.” I’ve looked at each campaign since 2008 to d...

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