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WRC introduces intramural fee

WRC introduces intramural fee

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor

September 16, 2019

For many students, intramural sports are a form of recreation, exercise and socialization. “I’ve been here 25-plus years, and the camaraderie and the friendships that have been made through intramural sports are still friendships now,” said Cindy Klatt, Intramural Sports Coordinator. “These ki...

College Hill fight damages car

NI STAFF, Staff

September 16, 2019

A fight on College Hill last weekend led to the damage of a car scheduled to be filmed in a movie, according to KWWL News. Cedar Falls police are investigating the fight, which occurred in front of Sharky’s on College Hill at approximately 2 a.m. on Saturday, September 7. An eight-second vid...

Bernie Sanders rallies in West Gym

Bernie Sanders rallies in West Gym

ZYRUS WHITEHEAD, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Despite threatening skies and a location change, nearly 500 people gathered in the West Gym for Bernie Sanders’ College Campus Tailgate Tour at UNI on Monday. The event included free pizza, live music and yard games as well as speakers an a 20-minute speech given by Sanders. Many UNI students attended the rally to get...

Exhibit examines misrepresentation in art

Exhibit examines misrepresentation in art

LAUREN MCGUILL, Staff Writer

September 12, 2019

Before the school year began and students moved back to campus, the UNI Gallery of Art was doing some moving of its own. Over the summer, the gallery received multiple crates from Colorado artist Jack Balas to be presented in a new exhibition titled “Jack Balas: Against the Grain - Men, Maps, and Other ...

ROTC helicopter landing honors 9/11

ROTC helicopter landing honors 9/11

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor

September 12, 2019

In honor of the 18th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, the UNI Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) hosted an open house and 9/11 remembrance from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Lawther Field on Wednesday. The event included a helicopter landing at 7:15 a.m., as well as photo opportunities with milit...

UNI Athletics announces alcohol sales

UNI Athletics announces alcohol sales

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor

September 9, 2019

At the UNI football home opener against Southern Utah on Saturday, fans were able to enjoy not only a UNI victory, but a beer along with it. In a new policy announced last Tuesday, UNI is now selling alcohol at home football and men’s basketball games. “We’re always looking for ways to add en...

UNI professor wins first annual award

UNI professor wins first annual award

ZYRUS WHITEHEAD, Staff Writer

September 9, 2019

In May, Dr. Doug Shaw, UNI math professor, improv aficionado and published author, was the first professor to be awarded the Beverly Funk Barnes Educator Excellence Award. Shaw, who has been teaching at UNI for twenty years, is known for his upbeat teaching style and classroom activities. “The Beverly F...

Harvest Festival yields crops and crowds

Harvest Festival yields crops and crowds

ZYRUS WHITEHEAD, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

From the smell of fresh herbs to the sounds of laughter and local musicians, crowds of students and community members wandered through the Panther Plot at the UNI Harvest and Local Food Festival on Thursday, Aug. 29. The festival included free food featuring fresh ingredients from the student garden, ...

DOR makes changes, looks ahead

DOR makes changes, looks ahead

ELIZABETH KELSEY, News Editor

September 5, 2019

UNI students returning to campus this fall were greeted by updates in university housing and dining offerings.  Dancer Hall is closed for the 2019-2020 academic year,  largely based on contracting rates, according to Glenn Gray, Executive Director of Residence. “Bender and Dancer…are typic...

Bernie Sanders to return to UNI

Bernie Sanders to return to UNI

GABRIELLE LEITNER, Executive Editor

September 5, 2019

Presidential Candidate and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will be visiting UNI on Monday, Sept. 9. He is visiting UNI as a part of his College Campus Tailgate Tour, according to a Facebook event. The event will mainly focus on the candidate’s plans to cancel student debt and make public colleges tuiti...

UNI Crime Alert sent to campus

NI Staff

September 5, 2019

On the evening of Thursday, Aug. 29, the UNI Office of Public Safety issued a campus-wide email stating that a rape had occurred on campus. The incident occurred late Thursday at approximately 12:00 a.m. in an on-campus residence hall. The assault was committed by an acquaintance. The only person ...

Welcome Back

Welcome Back

Northern Iowan Staff, Staff

August 29, 2019

Welcome back, Panthers! Whether this is your first semester on campus or your last, the editorial staff at the Northern Iowan would like to welcome you to the University of Northern Iowa. As you settle into your routines for the semester, each of our editorial staff members have answered some questions f...

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