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UNI plans to buy Book & Supply

UNI plans to buy Book & Supply

CLINTON OLSASKY, Executive Editor

December 7, 2017


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This past Monday, Dec. 4, UNI made an announcement that was truly one for the books. UNI and University Book & Supply (UBS) announced on Monday that the two parties had signed a letter of intent for the university to purchase the bookstore for a disclosed sum of $2.4 million, plus inventory costs, ...

Past semester sees changes come to College Hill

Past semester sees changes come to College Hill

NICOLE BAXTER, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


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The burning of Great Wall Chinese Restaurant came as a shock for many in April of 2016. However, what began as a disaster for several businesses on College Hill ignited a new wave of construction and enterprise. Since the catastrophe, there have been changes to old storefronts, as well as new additions tha...

Insurance increases for UNI, staff

Insurance increases for UNI, staff

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor

December 7, 2017


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This past year, faculty and staff insurance at UNI has seen a massive overhaul following the revisions made to Chapter 20 by the Iowa Legislature. Chapter 20, otherwise known as the Iowa Public Employment Relations Act (IPER), was passed by the Iowa Legislature in 1974 and signed into law by then-Go...

Sexual assault reported

NORTHERN IOWAN STAFF, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


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Three days ago, the UNI Office of Public Safety issued a campus-wide email reporting that a sexual assault had occurred on the morning of Sunday, Dec. 3 at approximately 3 a.m. According to the email, the assault had occurred in an on-campus residence hall, and the perpetrator was an acquaintance of the stud...

Vertigo showcases performance art

Vertigo showcases performance art

AMELIA DUAX, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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The performances at UNI’s bi-annual Vertigo event drew in a large crowd of students on Thursday evening. Students involved in performance art classes use Vertigo as an opportunity to show off their skills by setting up their own unique performances in UNI’s Gallery of Art in the Kamerick Art Bu...

House GOP tax hike on graduate students raises concerns

House GOP tax hike on graduate students raises concerns

JOSHUA DAUSENER, Copy Editor

December 4, 2017


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As the Republican effort to pass the largest tax reform package in decades continues, several details of the House bill, passed on Nov. 16, have come under intense scrutiny from the academic community due to its projected impact on graduate students. Iowa’s three public university presidents co-authored a le...

CFPD searching for possible Hill shooting witness

CFPD searching for possible Hill shooting witness

CLINTON OLSASKY, Executive Editor

December 4, 2017


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The Cedar Falls Police Department (CFPD) are seeking help in identifying a woman who was seen near the site of an unsolved homicide that occurred in the College Hill area in the early morning of Saturday, Nov. 11. That morning, gunshots rang out on College Hill at around 12:45 a.m., resulting in the...

UPDATE: Sexual assaults reported

NORTHERN IOWAN STAFF, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017


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Within the last three days, two campus-wide emails were sent out reporting two different incidents involving sexual assault that occurred on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 11:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 2, at 1:30 a.m. According to the emails, both assaults were committed by males the students had met earlier i...

Changes coming soon to campus living

Changes coming soon to campus living

AMELIA DUAX, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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For students living on campus, the on-campus residence halls may start to look a little different next year thanks to some changes being implemented by the Department of Residence (DOR). Starting in the fall of 2018, second-year students will be able to live in Panther Village (PV). This is in add...

NISG clarifies policy on candidates

NISG clarifies policy on candidates

KELSEY CHIDLEY, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


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College campuses attract a variety of speakers each year. At public universities, there are specific regulations in place regarding inviting and hosting political candidates. Recently, there was some confusion at UNI over the implementation of these regulations. “Student organizations outside of Norther...

Lecture looks at Islamophobia

Lecture looks at Islamophobia

GUEST ARTICLE

November 27, 2017


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Editor's note: the following story was submitted as a guest article by Shehreen Iqtadar, a graduate assistant at UNI. The Muslim Student Association (MSA) hosted an event “Rise of Islamophobia” on Thursday, Nov. 16. The event was organized in Maucker Union Ballroom C, from 5 to 7 p.m. The event fe...

The Legend of eSports

The Legend of eSports

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

November 16, 2017


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Last Saturday, Panther eSports hosted UNI-Con. For 13 hours, attendees indulged in video games, board games and Magic: the Gathering, while also raising over $1,000 for veteran scholarships. An estimated 500 people attended.  The club is fairly new, having been started by UNI alumnus Jordan Allen in 20...

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