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African Union to host “A Taste of Africa”

African Union to host “A Taste of Africa”

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


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At 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, the African Union will host “A Taste of Africa” at the Wesley Foundation. This event costs $5 for a buffet of foods from all over Africa. Countries represented will include Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Congo, Kenya, Burkina-Faso and more. “This year [the African Union ha...

Health Clinic to host Intuitive Eating Workshop

Health Clinic to host Intuitive Eating Workshop

ADRIANA MIENE, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


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The UNI Student Health Clinic will be hosting two Intuitive Eating Workshops from 2:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 23 and 30 in the Student Health Clinic.  Participants are required to attend both meetings. Intuitive eating is described on UNI Wellness Services website as, “an approach that helps to cr...

Flu shots offered on campus

Flu shots offered on campus

JOSHUA DAUSENER, News Editor

October 15, 2018


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Students considering getting a flu shot for this year’s flu season have five upcoming opportunities to get one, courtesy of the 2018 Flu Clinic program hosted by the UNI Student Health Clinic. Students can receive  flu shots on Tuesday, Oct. 16 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Student Health Clinic, Wednesday, Oct. 24 f...

Wright Hall briefly closes

Wright Hall briefly closes

CALEB STEKL, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


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Wright Hall was closed on Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. due to an electrical issue, according to a campus-wide email from Aaron Clingingsmith, current Interm Director of University Relations. According to the email, an electrical issue on campus was investigated by Facilities Mana...

UNI to host satellite voting

UNI to host satellite voting

CALEB STEKL, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


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Worried about being prepared to vote in the midterm elections this November? Worry not—according to UNI’s website, students will be able to vote on campus at any of three satellite locations from Wednesday, Oct.17 through Thursday, Oct. 25. The purpose is to allow students to vote early, rem...

Sexual assault reported

NORTHERN IOWAN STAFF

October 11, 2018


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On the morning of Monday, Oct. 8, the UNI Office of Public Safety issued a campus-wide email  statement reporting that a rape had occurred over the weekend. The incident occurred between midnight and 12:30 a.m. in a campus residence hall. It marks the second reported instance of sexual assault this se...

UNI hosts First District Debate

UNI hosts First District Debate

CALEB STEKL, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


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If the stormy weather outside Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC) was to be an indication of the events unfolding inside, it did not disappoint. At 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 5 in GBPAC, Representatives Abby Finkenauer and Rod Blum took part in the first debate for Iowa’s first congressio...

UNI receives voter turnout award

UNI receives voter turnout award

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


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UNI recently received the Silver Seal from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for its high-level voter participation in the 2016 presidential election. Only campuses with 60-69 percent voter participation receive this particular award. 67.5 percent of UNI students voted in the 2016 election, which ...

Prof talks buddies and boogeyman

Prof talks buddies and boogeyman

CALEB STEKL, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018


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Evan Renfro, professor of Political Science, gave a lecture titled “Buddies and Boogeymen: U.S. Foreign Policy as Domestic Politics” on Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. in Rod Library. Renfro’s lecture was the final of five lectures in the #PanthersVote series designed to engage, inform and encourage voter ...

UNI ranked no. 2 midwest public school

UNI ranked no. 2 midwest public school

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


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UNI is ranked the second best public university in the midwest by the recently released 2019 U.S. News and World Report Best College Rankings. On the U.S. News and World Report’s list which accounts for both public and private institutions in the Midwest, UNI ranked number 25. “I think the top [...

NISG confirms lower cabinet

NISG confirms lower cabinet

JOSHUA DAUSENER, News Editor

October 1, 2018


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Last Wednesday, Sept. 26, Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) confirmed 14 students to the lower cabinet and reported that two Senate seats have been vacated. The following students were confirmed to their positions by a vote of 17-0-0: Shelby Schroeder as lower cabinet director of alumnus re...

#PanthersVote kicks off

#PanthersVote kicks off

JOSHUA DAUSENER, News Editor

September 27, 2018


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An afternoon thunderstorm failed to wash away the #PanthersVote initiative’s kickoff event. Taking place  from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 24 in Maucker Union, UNI students registered folks to vote and engaged students on the importance of participating in American democracy. #PanthersVote is a no...

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