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September is suicide prevention month

TEHYA TOURNIER September 16, 2021

National Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month kicked off starting Sept. 1, and all month long national and local organizations are doing their part to educate and support those affected by suicide in...

UNIdos president Giselle Herrera details events happening for Hispanic Heritage Month. She encourages everyone to come out and get emerged in the culture.

UNI Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

MARIO MENDEZ, Spanish Editor September 16, 2021

Latino Heritage Month is celebrated annually from Sept. 15-Oct. 15. It begins Sept. 15 in honor of Independence Day for several Central American countries, including Guatemala, El Salvador, Costa Rica,...

Pictured is Jake Paul who faced Tyron Woodley on Sunday, Aug. 29/

Modern boxing: more about social media than actual boxers

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor September 9, 2021

What happened to boxing? It seems like anymore, most boxing matches tend to be between Youtube stars and old boxing legends such as Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao, without much else. The days of boxing...

Un estudiante con màscara camindo.

El antes y el ahora: La semana de bienvenida

MARIO MENDEZ AGUILAR, Spanish Writer September 9, 2021

Al llegar al campus el 18 de agosto, los estudiantes de primer año fueron recibidos con rostros sonrientes y sin restricciones de Covid-19. Los estudiantes hacían fila con sus compañeros mientras esperaban...

230 years later, we are still reminded of free speech

EBONI SPRINGFIELD, Staff Writer September 2, 2021

The return to campus has been long-awaited by students, faculty and staff. As young scholars fill the seats of classrooms and cafeterias, student organizations fill laptops with content and information,...

Mario está emocionado con su nuebo puesto y listo para dar noticias en español para la Universidad de Norte de Iowa.

Bienvenido el primer editor español del Northern Iowan

MARIO MENDEZ, Spanish Editor September 2, 2021

Hola y bienvenidos a la Universidad del Norte de Iowa. Después de un largo tiempo de estar ausentes del campus por fin estamos de vuelta. Es un honor para mí formar parte del Northen Iowan, especialmente...

Pictured is Nixson Benitez, the new executive editor for the Northern Iowan newspaper.

Executive Editor welcomes everyone to the upcoming school year

NIXSON BENITEZ, Executive Editor August 26, 2021

Bienvenido todos; welcome to the University of Northern Iowa! This is an exciting time to be back. This year I am proud to be serving as the executive editor for the 2021-2022 academic year. I am a proud...

Pictured is Colin Horning, the sports editor & opinion columnist for the Northern Iowan newspaper.

Advice to new students

COLIN HORNING, Sports Editor August 26, 2021

Coming into college can be quite a stressful experience - believe me, I lived it too when I was a freshman in the fall of 2018 (which seems like a decade ago). You're away from home for perhaps the first...

Vaccine distribution across the world

MOHAMMED RAWWAS April 29, 2021

As Leigh Phillips notes in Jacobin, it does not seem that efficacy of vaccine distribution seems to correlate well to any dominant political system. Countries that have done well in vaccine distribution...

Anti-transgender athletics bills harm everyone

EMERSON SLOMKA April 29, 2021

Approximately 65 bills aiming to limit or ban transgender individuals from participating in athletics have been introduced within the past few months. According to Freedom for All Americans, bills have...

The George Floyd memorial stand tall after Derek Chauvin was declared guilty.

Black lives continue to matter

AL MAIER, Opinion Columnist April 26, 2021

On Tuesday, April 20, 2021, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was declared guilty and charged with the wrongful murder of George Floyd. He has been charged with an account of second-degree...

Make time for you before finals

Student Wellness Services April 26, 2021

It’s that time of year once again! The end of the semester is already here and we need to put everything we have spent the past semester learning to the test – literally! You might find yourself becoming...

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