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Analyzing the gubernatorial candidates

Analyzing the gubernatorial candidates

CALEB STEKL, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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In the midst of a heated midterm season, Iowa’s gubernatorial race is proving to be no less competitive. The Nov. 6 election will feature incumbent governor Kim Reynolds (R) and Fred Hubbell (D). Reynolds, 59, is a St. Charles, IA native and fifth-generation Iowan. The lifelong-Republican hopes to r...

Ninja gym opens in Cedar Falls

Ninja gym opens in Cedar Falls

ALANNA BYRNES, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


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A new form of fitness came swinging into the Cedar Valley on Sept. 13 when Scott Behrends and Jacob Pauli, UNI alumni, opened Ninja U, an American Ninja Warrior (ANW) training facility geared to “make fitness fun.” Behrends has always been passionate about fitness, but the spark to begin ninja t...

Poli Sci works to elect women

Poli Sci works to elect women

JOSHUA DAUSENER, News Editor

October 25, 2018


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Progress was the name of the game on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 16 at the 9th annual Women in Politics Bipartisan Scholarship Benefit hosted by UNI’s Department of Political Science. According to the Center for American Women in Politics, the U.S. House of Representatives is made up of 19 percent ...

Kamala Harris visits UNI

Kamala Harris visits UNI

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

October 25, 2018


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On Tuesday, Oct. 23, United States Senator Kamala Harris of California visited UNI’s campus as part of an initiative to encourage voting ahead of the Nov. 6 mid-term elections. Harris, a Democrat who served as California’s Attorney General from 2011 to 2017 and elected into the U.S. Senate in 2...

Sexual assault reported

NORTHERN IOWAN STAFF, Staff

October 25, 2018


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On the morning of Wednesday, Oct. 24, the UNI Office of Public Safety issued a campus-wide email statement reporting that a rape had occurred over the weekend. The incident occurred last Saturday night, Oct. 20, in an on-campus residence hall. The assault was committed by an acquaintance. The incide...

Students carry on campaniling tradition

Students carry on campaniling tradition

AMELIA DUAX, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


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As the Campanile struck midnight on Oct. 20, over 300 students gathered to celebrate the long-held homecoming tradition of campaniling. The tradition involves gathering around the Campanile and kissing someone at midnight as the bell rings. The tradition began in the 1920’s shortly after the Campa...

New program aims to boost enrollment

New program aims to boost enrollment

CALEB STEKL, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


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The bond between coach and athlete is one familiar to many. This bond is developed by college coaches as they recruit athletes to make them feel comfortable enough to commit to playing for them. Could the same bond that is used to recruit athletes also be used to increase undergraduate enrollment at...

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...

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