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Counseling Center sees backlash

Counseling Center sees backlash

SARAH HOFMEYER, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


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In November, the Counseling Center advertised an anxiety support group, using the tagline “Calling All Worrywarts.” They received criticism on social media, including Facebook and Twitter. However, on Twitter, there was a mixed response, with some students, such as Bailey Rose Baack, being o...

CIEP program celebrates 35 years

CIEP program celebrates 35 years

ANNA FLANDERS, Staff Writer

January 18, 2018


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The Culture and Intensive English Program (CIEP) at UNI recently celebrated 35 years of helping international students learn English and acclimate to American culture. The program has been accredited since 2005. UNI is one of only 200 institutions in the world to receive accreditation from the Com...

Three dead in car crash south of campus

Three dead in car crash south of campus

CLINTON OLSASKY, Executive Editor

January 18, 2018


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A motor vehicle crash in Cedar Falls this past Friday, Jan. 12, has resulted in the deaths of three young men. The Black Hawk County Dispatch Center was notified of the car accident, which involved two vehicles, at 5:05 p.m. on Friday, according to a press release issued by the Cedar Falls Police De...

Gallery of Art highlights women artists

Gallery of Art highlights women artists

SYDNEY HAUER, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


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The UNI Gallery of Art is currently presenting “Women as Makers,” an exhibition with the intention of shedding light on women artists in the gallery’s permanent collection. The exhibition was co-curated by art history professor Elizabeth Sutton and gallery director Darrell Taylor. Along with a...

Genuine teacher-scholar passes away

Genuine teacher-scholar passes away

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor

January 11, 2018


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Dr. Rex Karsten, a professor in the department of management, passed away on Dec. 11, 2017. After studying psychology and teaching at a community college in Wyoming, Karsten became interested in the field of management information systems, a field that was new at the time of his studies that specifical...

Gov. Reynolds ‘Condition of the State’

Gov. Reynolds ‘Condition of the State’

JOSHUA DAUSENER, Copy Editor

January 11, 2018


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Governor Kim Reynolds gave her first address as Iowa’s governor on Tuesday. Reynolds lauded the actions of Iowa’s Republican controlled government throughout 2017, which Reynolds described as “the most pro-jobs session in decades,” and outlined her government’s priorities for the 2018 legisl...

Aggravated assault reported

Aggravated assault reported

JACOB MADDEN, News Editor

December 16, 2017


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At 1:05 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16, the UNI Office of Public Safety issued a campus-wide email reporting that an aggravated assault occurred on Friday, Dec. 15, at 11:10 p.m. at the Hillside Apartments. According to the email, the victim reported that he and the two suspects are acquaintances and that...

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...

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