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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...

President Nook discusses leadership in everyday life

President Nook discusses leadership in everyday life

COLBY WEBER, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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When he isn’t working, UNI President Mark Nook can be found enjoying the outdoors or visiting his grandkids. These are some of the ways Nook alleviates stress after making leadership decisions that could impact around 12,000 UNI students. In order to make these decisions, Nook follows several pr...

Prof talks fundamentals of Iowa races

Prof talks fundamentals of Iowa races

PEYTON HUSMANN, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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Politics, parties, and personalities all came into play during a recent lecture at UNI. On Monday, Sept. 24 at 4 p.m., political science professor Chris Larimer gave a speech titled “From the State House to Your House.”  The lecture was sponsored by the American Democracy project, and was a part of...

Flex meals reduced from 20 to 2

Flex meals reduced from 20 to 2

ADRIANA MIENE, Staff Writer

September 24, 2018


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The Department of Residence (DOR) recently revised a section of the meal plans they offer to students. In years past, on-campus meal plans included 20 flex meals, which allowed students to grant occasional dining center access to their off-campus friends and family members and take meals to-go. Stu...

#PanthersVote kicking off tomorrow

#PanthersVote kicking off tomorrow

JOSHUA DAUSENER, News Editor

September 24, 2018


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To commemorate National Voter Registration Day on Tuesday, Sept. 25, the #PanthersVote campaign will kick off at UNI. Several campus organizations will host activities and register students to vote tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will host an information hub and voter regist...

Senators sworn in

JOSHUA DAUSENER, News Editor

September 24, 2018


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Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) welcomed two new senators to the legislative branch during the Sept.19 Senate meeting. Sophomore digital media production and computer science major, Farhan Bin Amjad, was sworn in as a senator from the College of Humanities and Arts and Sciences (CHAS). S...

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