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The state of inclusion on campus

The state of inclusion on campus

BLAIR HINES, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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On April 12, 2018, then-Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) Director of Diversity Darvel Givens presented the results of a survey regarding diversity that was sent to students at the end of October 2017. The results were recently presented in multiple sessions in the Maucker Union Ballroom. “...

School of Music petitions for tenured professor

School of Music petitions for tenured professor

KOREE DEERING, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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UNI conducted a search for a new assistant professor of Bass and Music Theory. The search was recently closed by the dean of College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences (CHAS), leaving some past and previous students of current bass professor Alexander Pershounin upset. A petition was created on Change.org for st...

UNI to celebrate community engagement

UNI to celebrate community engagement

SOFIA LEGASPI, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


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The work of UNI and Cedar Falls community members is being celebrated on Thursday, April 19, during the First Annual Community Engagement Celebration Day. Free and with no RSVP required, the event runs from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m in the Maucker Union Ballroom. “One of the really important parts about ...

UNI expands bike-share program

UNI expands bike-share program

SOFIA LEGASPI, Associate Campus Life Editor

April 16, 2018


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Before the semester ends, students will be able to check out bicycles from Rod Library as part of a student bike-share program. When UNI’s Office of Sustainability shared a photo of a new fleet of purple and gold bikes on Facebook on April 3, they received over 350 reactions and 130 shares. “Honestl...

ISA hosts annual Diversity Showcase

ISA hosts annual Diversity Showcase

KIRBY DAVIS, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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On Wednesday, April 11, the International Student Association (ISA) held their annual Spring Diversity Showcase in the Maucker Union Coffee House. The theme of the event was “Diversity, Not Division,” which was incorporated into  trivia, activities and performances throughout the night. There ...

Sexual assault reported

Sexual assault reported

NORTHERN IOWAN STAFF, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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Over the weekend, the UNI Office of Public Safety issued a campus-wide email reporting that a sexual assault had occurred. The assault occurred between 2 a.m. and 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 14. According to the email, the assault occurred in an on-campus building, and the perpetrator was a male that the student had m...

NISG Senate rejects Chief of Staff nominee

NISG Senate rejects Chief of Staff nominee

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor

April 16, 2018


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This past Wednesday, the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) then-transitional senate held its meeting to confirm President Drew Stensland and Vice President Kristen Ahart’s upper cabinet nominees. The meeting began by swearing in Stensland, a junior political science and public administration doubl...

Singing for a mission trip to Kenya

Singing for a mission trip to Kenya

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

April 12, 2018


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On Sunday, April 20, at 7 p.m., Celeste Bembry, student retention and recruitment coordinator for the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences, will be performing “An Intimate Eve of Modern Jazz” at the Waterloo Center for the Arts. The event will function as a fundraiser for a mission trip to Kenya Be...

Stalking a growing problem on campus

Stalking a growing problem on campus

ALANNA BYRNES, Guest Writer

April 12, 2018


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Editor’s Note: The following story was submitted for publication by a news writing for media  student at UNI. Each student at UNI could be a victim of the most common crime trend on campus: stalking. According to UNI’s Annual Security and Fire Safety Report 2017, stalking is defined as “engaging...

The Campanile: a campus icon

The Campanile: a campus icon

CALEB STEKL, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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Rising 100 feet into the sky and leaving Rod Library in its shadow, the Campanile is the most visible structure on UNI’s campus. The Campanile serves a unique and symbolic role on campus. Since 2015, it has served as the gathering place for everything from a gun walkout demonstration to a candlelight v...

UNI held harmless from midyear cuts

UNI held harmless from midyear cuts

KELSEY CHIDLEY, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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Two months after the Iowa Senate proposed $3.7 million in budget cuts to UNI, the legislature approved an amendment that prevents any cuts to UNI’s 2017-2018 budget. “Fortunately for our students, UNI was held harmless from a rescission of current year funds to the state,” said President Nook i...

Miller removed by a vote of 15-2

Miller removed by a vote of 15-2

JACOB MADDEN and CLINTON OLSASKY

April 5, 2018


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Last night, April 4, at approximately 9:50 p.m., now former Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) Director of Governmental Relations Maggie Miller walked out of the Senate Chamber after Executive Order (EO) 2018-29 passed by a vote of 15-2-0, adopting the motion to remove Miller from office. EO 2...

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