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WBB defeated by DePaul in tournament

WBB defeated by DePaul in tournament

KATHERINE JAMTGAARD, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under News, Showcase, Sports

The UNI women’s basketball team won a bid in the NCAA tournament after a tough battle and overtime loss against Drake in the Missouri Valley championship on March 12. The Panthers’ season was not over quite yet, as they won a #10 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Tanya Warren, UNI head coach, comment...

NI Feminists want your tampons. Period.

NI Feminists want your tampons. Period.

BAILEY BAACK, Staff Writer
March 23
Filed under News, Showcase

The Northern Iowa Feminists (NIF), formerly the Feminist Action League, are running a drive for menstrual products called the Red Basket Project this March in conjunction with Women’s History Month. They are accepting every kind of menstrual product, including tampons, pads, menstrual cups and spon...

Gentleman, Veteran, Professor

Gentleman, Veteran, Professor

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor
March 23
Filed under News, Showcase

Remembering the life and legacy of Donald Shepardson On March 2, President Mark Nook announced that Professor Donald Shepardson  died after teaching at UNI for 47 years. Shepardson received his B.S. from Eastern Illinois University, and both his M.A. and Ph.D.  from the University of Illinois, Ur...

Election commission censures Jamal-Tristian

Election commission censures Jamal-Tristian

AARON FRIEL, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under News, NISG Election, Showcase

Editor’s note: Jamal White, incoming NISG president, has since issued a statement regarding his campagin’s public censure. The statement is printed in full and can be found at this link. Two weeks removed from the 2017 Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) elections, the incoming student body pr...

Native American artist comes to UNI

Native American artist comes to UNI

ALLYN OXLEY, Staff Writer
March 9
Filed under News, Showcase

From a Crow Fair to ‘little people,’ attendees at a recent art show received insight into Apsaalooke culture. On Monday, March 6, Wendy Red Star, a multimedia artist deeply rooted in her Native American background, hosted a lecture in the Kamerick Art Building as part of the Meryl Norton Hears...

Sexual Assault Reported

Northern Iowan, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under News

Yesterday, a campus-wide email was sent out reporting an incident involving sexual assault that occurred on March 2 shortly before midnight. According to the email, the assault was committed by an acquaintance. The incident was reported to a Campus Security Authority yesterday evening. This is...

Sexual Assault Reported

Northern Iowan, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under News

Earlier today, a campus-wide email was sent out reporting an incident involving sexual assault that occurred this past Saturday, March 4, shortly after midnight. According to the email, the assault was committed by an acquaintance. The incident was reported to a Campus Security Authority this morning. This...

Bill would require profs to disclose politics

Bill would require profs to disclose politics

NICOLE BAXTER, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under News, Showcase

An Iowa bill requiring Regent universities to hire nearly equal numbers of Democratic and Republican professors has been referred to the Senate Education Committe on Capitol Hill in Des Moines. State Senator Mark Chelgren, R-Ottumwa, introduced Senate File 288, which “prohibits such a university fr...

House committee passes weapons bill

House committee passes weapons bill

ALLISON MAZZARELLA, Staff Writer
March 6
Filed under News, Showcase

In a busy legislative session, the Republican-controlled Iowa legislature has been fast-tracking several bills through committee to the House floor. Most recently, a bill addressing public carrying of weapons passed the House Judiciary Committee and is headed to the House Floor for debate. Justin Holmes, assis...

Spider sightings, bites concern Rider residents

Spider sightings, bites concern Rider residents

KAUSHIK MAHIDA, Staff Writer
March 2
Filed under News, Showcase

A resident of Rider Hall has reported that she had to visit the hospital after being bitten by a venomous spider. This comes alongside other Rider Hall residents reporting several sightings of spiders. Maddy Clausen, freshman, said she was bitten by a venomous spider in her dorm room in September an...

Courier editor discusses changing landscape of news

Courier editor discusses changing landscape of news

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor
March 2
Filed under News

This past Tuesday, Waterloo-Cedar Falls (WCF) Courier News Editor Pat Kinney came to the Maucker Union to discuss journalism, democracy and the importance of local news. Kinney, a Waterloo native, began his education at UNI with a major in English and a minor in journalism. Kinney transferred to Iowa Stat...

40 years of Women’s and Gender Studies

40 years of Women’s and Gender Studies

ANGELENE ENKE, Staff Writer
February 27
Filed under News, Showcase

The beginning of March will mark the start of  Women’s History Month, which UNI is recognizing by celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) program here on campus. On the weekend of March 3 and 4, the WGS program will host a celebratory anniversary event alongside t...

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