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The student news site of the University of Northern Iowa

Northern Iowan

The student news site of the University of Northern Iowa

Northern Iowan

The above rendering shows a possible vision for the finished product of the UNI-Dome renovations. The project will include wider concourses, a new indoor track and greater accessibility. The project, part of the Our Tomorrow campaign, has raised over $10.7 million out of its $50 million goal.

UNI alum gives $1 million to Dome renovation

MALLORY SCHMITZ, News Editor Jan 26, 2023

Former football player gives back as Our Tomorrow campaign nears $200 million mark In early December, 2022, Brad Baumler found a way to give back to a place he called home not that long ago. Baumler,...

Lambert noted the effect the COVID-19 pandemic may have on students level of comfort in the classroom and their understanding of the classroom environment. He encourages educators to re-explain the rules of engagement in the classroom.

Guest speaker Leo Lambert on keeping the heart in education

BAILEY KLINKHAMMER, Staff Writer Jan 26, 2023

“How are you?” Leo Lambert, president of Elon University, says that this is the question that undergraduate students are hungry to hear from their professors. On Tuesday, Jan. 24, President Lambert...

Students had the opportunity to try out the WRCs group fitness classes for free during the week of Jan. 23-27. Students should keep their eyes out for more unique opportunities with fitness classes around campus this semester.

Students explore the WRC’s “Free Week”

LAUREN MCGUILL, Staff Writer Jan 26, 2023

This week, the Wellness and Recreation Center (WRC) is hosting its annual “Free Week” where group fitness classes are being offered for free to UNI students. Students can try out different classes...

NISG President Leila Mašinović sits with the supply of newly-ordered NISG merch, which will be given out as prizes for the winners of UNI trivia at Mondays launch event.

NISG Engagement Week

NI STAFF, NI Editors Jan 23, 2023

Northern Iowa Student Government kicks off week of festivities and fun  Have you been told NISG is only for political science majors? Think student government is boring? Think again! Join your Northern...

Julie Ann certainly made a significant impact on students, Rob Library and the entire UNI community.

Remembering Julie Ann

CAROLINE CHRISTENSEN, Staff Writer Jan 23, 2023

*CORRECTION: In the last issue of the Northern Iowan, a story titled "Remembering Julie Ann" reported that Julie Ann Beddow served as a librarian at Rod Library. She instead held the role of assistant...

CMS gives UNI music students more opportunities to teach and make connections for their future careers. At the same time, it makes music more accessible for people who arent enrolled at UNI through opportunities like the Childrens Choir.

Uniting the community with song

BAILEY KLINKHAMMER, Staff Writer Jan 19, 2023

UNI's Community Music School brings musical opportunities to all ages in the Cedar Valley  The motto: “Music lasts a lifetime!” that’s attached to UNI’s Community Music School is proven every...

Two members of NISG participate in activities at the Green Dot launch in September. Since its launch, over 100 students and over 132 staff and faculty members have been through training with the program.

Green Dot gender violence prevention program leaves its mark on campus

TREVOR MEYERS , Photographer Jan 19, 2023

Last September, the Green Dot gender violence prevention program had a successful launch. At their main kickoff event during Green Dot Week here at the university, they had over 150 people attend. Green...

Rod Library sold books per stacked inch, allowing many teachers to stock up on titles for their classroom libraries for a low price. Others took advantage of the sale to buy holiday gifts for family members or to donate books to charities.

Rod Library sells books for a bargain

TREVOR MEYERS, Photographer Dec 16, 2022

Book and media sale provides low-price books for teachers and community members During Friday and Saturday of last week, Rod Library found new homes for over 8,000 books, music scores and LPs. Melinda...

Take care of yourself during finals week

EMMA KOEHLER, Managing Editor Dec 16, 2022

On-campus resources UNI Counseling Center UNI’s counseling center is student support for mental health conditions, issues and struggles along with mental health awareness and suicide prevention resources....

The Spanish Editor bids adieu 

MAYRA VILLANUEVA , Spanish Editor Dec 16, 2022

*English translation My time working with the Spanish Column has been amazing because it has helped me make connections in UNI as well as outside the campus.  I started working with the NI in February,...

NISG November updates

NI Staff , NI Editors Dec 16, 2022

From textbook equity initiatives, officially implementing preferred names on UNI issued ID’s, and securing 10,000 free menstrual products for campus, your Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) has...

University President Mark Nook joined Panther Esports for the launch of their campus-wide Minecraft server. Panther Esports President Tanner Brain joined President Nook for a livestream of him playing the game in the Esports Lounge in Maucker Union.

Mark Nook joins the game

MALLORY SCHMITZ, News Editor Dec 4, 2022

New Panther Esports Minecraft server creates community, one block at a time Panther Esports celebrated their latest milestone with none other than University President Mark Nook. On Dec. 1, Panther Esports...

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