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UNI hosts sixth annual Harvest Festival

UNI hosts sixth annual Harvest Festival

ADRIANA MIENE, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


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Despite the overcast sky, a crowd gathered from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 30 at the student-run Panther Plot for the sixth annual UNI Harvest Festival. University Sustainability Coordinator Eric O’Brien kicked off the festival with a few words about the garden before encouraging the students, facul...

Iowa Democratic Party chair hosts roundtable

Iowa Democratic Party chair hosts roundtable

NICOLE BAXTER, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018


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Troy Price, chair of the Iowa Democratic Party, visited campus on August 29 to lead a roundtable discussion with students about the state of Iowa universities and education. About a half-dozen students gathered in the Purple Pen room in Maucker Union  to share their experiences and struggles with pu...

UNI student arrested for extortion

NORTHERN IOWAN STAFF, Staff

September 6, 2018


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A University of Northern Iowa student was arrested after attempting to extort sex from a woman via Snapchat. Christian Albert Gossweiler of Mason City, an 18-year-old freshman at UNI, was arrested on Aug. 22 on an account of extortion. According to the Courier, he was later released from jail pending trial....

Art faculty present solo exhibitions

Art faculty present solo exhibitions

SYDNEY HAUER, Executive Editor

August 30, 2018


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Solo exhibitions by two professors in the art department are currently on view in the UNI Gallery of Art. “Drop Shadow” by Aaron Wilson, printmaking professor, and “Visions” by Noah Doely, assistant photography professor, will be on view until Sept. 29. According to Wilson, he thought his wo...

Local synagogue welcomes all for High Holidays

Local synagogue welcomes all for High Holidays

NICOLE BAXTER, Staff Writer

August 30, 2018


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With the commencement of the fall semester, both returning and new students are met with droves of diverse organizations to join or events to attend. In addition to searching for involvement opportunities on campus, students can turn to the surrounding community for places to connect with others and par...

UNI switched from Pepsi to Coke

UNI switched from Pepsi to Coke

AMELIA DUAX, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018


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Students and faculty back on campus  this fall may have noticed a significant change, specifically in the dining centers, vending machines and food courts. Over the summer, UNI switched from carrying Pepsi products to Coke products. While many students and faculty members saw this change as an improvement, others who ...

Students gather for candlelight vigil

Students gather for candlelight vigil

JOEL WAUTERS, Sports Editor

August 27, 2018


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Under the bright moonlight of a quiet evening, a crowd of approximately 120 UNI students gathered at the campanile Wednesday night to hold a vigil honoring the lives of Mollie Tibbetts, Jake Wilson, and all of those who have gone missing. Organized in only a few hours via social media, the group of ...

Sexual Assault Reported

NORTHERN IOWAN STAFF

August 27, 2018


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Over the weekend, the UNI Office of Public Safety issued a campus-wide email reporting that a sexual assault had occurred. The assault occurred sometime between midnight and 3 a.m on Saturday, August 18th.  According to the e-mail, the victim was raped in an on-campus residence hall after a male approached he...

‘That’s So Gay’ art exhibition

‘That’s So Gay’ art exhibition

SYDNEY HAUER, Executive Editor

August 27, 2018


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The UNI Gallery of Art will present “That’s So Gay: An Exploration of Homophobia and Camp in Art,” a permanent collection exhibition curated by art history professor Charles Adelman and Gallery Director Darrell Taylor. “That’s So Gay” features many artworks, modern and contemporary, from many dif...

15 Tips for Freshmen

15 Tips for Freshmen

SARAH RITONDALE, Staff Writer

August 23, 2018


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There is 24-hour study space upstairs in the Union Quesadilla Friday’s are the best thing on Earth Get Involved as much as you can Get to know the people in your hall and try not to go home every weekend Go to the third or fourth floor of the library if you have noisy roommates or neighbors and need...

Gov. Reynolds signs tax cuts bill

Gov. Reynolds signs tax cuts bill

JOSHUA DAUSENER, Copy Editor

August 23, 2018


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Several weeks after the conclusion of the spring 2018 semester, Iowa Republican governor Kim Reynolds signed a bill that slashes Iowans’ state tax revenue. The governor penned the legislation into law at a signing ceremony in MobileDemand, a manufacturer of rugged electronic devices based in Hiawatha, IA....

Heartbeat bill faces lawsuits

Heartbeat bill faces lawsuits

ALLISON MAZZARELLA, Staff Writer

August 23, 2018


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Back in May, Governor Kim Reynolds signed the ‘fetal heartbeat’ bill, which contains strict restrictions on women seeking abortions if a fetal heartbeat has been detected after an ultrasound.    The bill was scheduled to go into effect on July 1, but has been temporarily blocked due to lawsuits fil...

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