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UNI Housing & Dining recently announced electronic personal transportation vehicles will be banned inside on-campus housing.

So long e-scooters

MALLORY SCHMITZ December 6, 2021

E-bikes, e-scooters and monowheels among devices to be prohibited inside on-campus housing Students zipping from class to class on electric scooters has become a common sight on campus this year. However,...

UNI ceramic students hosted their pottery sale Friday and Saturday.

Firing up again: Holiday pottery sale

EMMA KOEHLER, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

UNI ceramic students held their holiday pottery sale again this year, following last year’s cancellation due to COVID-19. Perfect for gifting, there were over 100 pieces of artwork available for sale...

Last year the Student Health Center stopped offering free STD testing, instead directing students to the Black Hawk County Health Department.

Students still concerned about lack of free STD testing on campus

SYDNEY COLOFF, Staff Writer December 6, 2021

UNI, like other regent universities, has gone through a series of budget cuts from the Iowa Board of Regents and has been trimming down on services, jobs and salaries to make up for the lost revenue. Last...

Tom Cullen (pictured above, center), talks with audience members after the screening of Storm Lake.

Local journalism thrives in ‘Storm Lake’

CAROLINE CHRISTENSEN, News Editor December 6, 2021

Documentary screened Thursday following the Pulitzer Prize winning Storm Lake   Students, faculty and community members all gathered in anticipation at John Deere Auditorium in Curris Business Building...

Among the bills passed, NISG approved funding for UNIs Dance Team and their application for travel to their national competition in Florida.

NISG holds final meeting of the year

NICK BAUR December 6, 2021

Ten bills and resolutions passed, 1 denied; new at-large senator confirmed  Welcoming in the month of December, the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG)descended on the University Room of Maucker...

Campbell Hall continues to remain a quarantine dorm although low numbers of students have had to quarantine in Campbell this semester.

Campbell Hall cast away

CAROLINE CHRISTENSEN, News Editor December 2, 2021

Plans for future of 70 year old dorm remain unclear, will stay a quarantine dorm for spring Campbell Hall, a fixture on campus since 1952, has housed students for over 60 years. Last year the Housing...

James Wright-Buls, pictured above, has been charged with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery.

Murder on Main Street

NI STAFF, NI Editors December 2, 2021

Two men charged with 2019 murder in Cedar Falls The Cedar Falls Police Department has charged 20- year-old Keyon Roby and 22- year-old James Wright-Buls with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery....

Cedar Falls mayoral runoff election had over 6,000 votes cast, with Green receiving the majority.

Cedar Falls runoff election results

CAROLINE CHRISTENSEN, News Editor December 2, 2021

Incumbents win narrowly in runoff races for mayor and city council positions The results for the highly contested Cedar Falls mayoral runoff election are in from the polls. Incumbent Cedar Falls Mayor...

Journalist Tom Cullen will be visiting UNI Dec. 2 for a screening of the documentary Storm Lake

Alumnus and journalist Tom Cullen visits UNI for film screening

NI STAFF, NI Editors December 2, 2021

Acclaimed ‘Storm Lake’ documentary shows on Dec. 2, followed by Q&A with Cullen Journalist Tom Cullen, reporter for the Storm Lake Times and a graduate of the University of Northern Iowa’s economics...

UNI is projecting an increase in enrollment to about 10,821 students by 2026.

UNI enrollment projected to increase within 5 years

CAROLINE CHRISTENSEN, News Editor November 29, 2021

Student population expected to rise to 10,821 by 2026, next fall predicted to remain steady The three regent university presidents from Iowa, Iowa State and UNI recently met with a group of state legislators...

Among the bills passed, NISG Senators approved funding for the UNI Womens Rugby Club as they travel to Nashville for their national tournament.

NISG weekly update

NICK BAUR November 29, 2021

Provost speaks, resolution passed in support of TheatreUNI Under the pale moonlight, the Northern Iowa Student Government met on Wednesday, Nov. 17 in the University Room of Maucker Union for their 14th...

The Iowa Board of Regents launched a free speech survey in order to gauge how to protect freedom of expression at Iowas public universities.

Iowa Board of Regents launches free-speech survey for students, staff

Katie Akin, Iowa Capitol Dispatch November 29, 2021

The Iowa Board of Regents launched its first free-speech survey on Tuesday, part of a multi-step plan to protect freedom of expression at the state’s public universities. The survey asks university...

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