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Northern Iowan

The student news site of the University of Northern Iowa

Northern Iowan

While the UNI pep band traditionally makes an appearance at both mens and womens conference basketball tournaments to support the Panthers, Professor Justin Mertz, associate director of bands, was informed in July that the funds for the bands travel would not be available this year due to budget cuts.

UNI pep band to stay home

MALLORY SCHMITZ, News Editor Nov 27, 2022

Due to budget cuts, pep band will not travel to conference tournaments this year The spirit-filled tunes of the pep band are a longstanding staple of UNI basketball games. However, any UNI basketball...

UNI aloja a muchos estudiantes de diferentes partes del mundo. Hace dos semanas se dedicó una semana para celebrar las diferentes culturas de los estudiantes internacionales así como con el resto de los estudiantes para compartir las costumbres y tradiciones de cada país.

Traducción: Las experiencias de estudiantes internacionales

YESSENIA RODRÍGUEZ, Staff Writer Nov 27, 2022

Escritora: Caroline Christensen Traductora: Yessenia Rodríguez UNI aloja a estudiantes de diferentes países de todo el mundo. Muchas veces, venir a UNI para estos estudiantes internacionales es la...

This years election results bring diversity to Iowa with ethnicity, religion, sexual identification and individuals with disabilities.

Elections bring more diversity to Iowa Legislature

Laura Belin , Guest Columnist Nov 27, 2022

Editor's note: This article is from Iowa Capitol Dispatch from Nov. 17, 2022.  People of color, Iowans who identify as part of the LGBTQ community, and those adhering to a non-Christian faith tradition...

To see performance schedules, roster and more information about the Varsity Glee Club, visit their website

A “gleeful” holiday season

GRANT PEDERSEN, Staff Writer Nov 27, 2022

The University of Northern Iowa’s Varsity Glee Club is back for another festive season of performances. The Varsity Glee Club came back to performing after a two-year hiatus this last December 2021 and...

Sergio Morancy (82) had a standout game for the Panthers, catching four passes for 135 yards and a touchdown in the 58-14 victory.

Panthers destroy Coyotes, 58-14

BEN LAHART , Sports Writer Nov 27, 2022

The UNI Panthers ended their regular season on the highest of high notes with a dominant 58-14 win over South Dakota. All three pieces of the team excelled in the blowout victory two Saturdays ago. The...

Jax performed a mix of original songs and covers for UNI students in attendance.

Jax performs at UNI

EMMA KOEHLER, Managing Editor Nov 17, 2022

TikTok star, Jax, performed at the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center for the fall concert put on by UNI's Campus Activities Board (CAB) on Nov. 16. She is known for her body-positive lyrics and...

El Mundial de Catar 2022 comenzará el 20 de noviembre hasta el 18 de diciembre.

La Copa Mundial Catar 2022 y sus peculiaridades

MAYRA VILLANUEVA, Spanish Editor Nov 16, 2022

La selección anfitriona de Catar se enfrentará a la selección sudamericana de Ecuador el 20 de noviembre a las 10 a.m. (Hora Central) en el mundial edición 22 de la competición. El Mundial se concluirá...

Nancy Kertz has been hired on as UNIs executive director for nursing due to her past experience in developing both graduate and undergraduate nursing programs.

Board of Regents approves nursing program

NIXSON BENITEZ, Executive Editor Nov 16, 2022

This past Wednesday, Nov. 10, the Board of Regents (BoR) approved adding a stand-alone nursing program at the University of Northern Iowa (UNI). This program will be designed to be a traditional stand-alone...

Iowa Auditor of State Rob Sand, will be the only Democrat at the state level. The red wave left many democrats disappointed in the state of Iowa.

The red wave in Iowa

DREW HILL , Sports Writer Nov 16, 2022

*Disclaimer: The following opinion articles featured do not reflect the opinion of the Northern Iowan newspaper or staff as a whole. Republicans had a huge win in Iowa as voters re-elected Governor...

For more information about getting your preferred name on your university ID, please contact

Preferred names on UNI issued IDs in effect January 2023

DIAMOND ROUNDTREE, Campus Life Editor Nov 16, 2022

Coming January 2023, students, faculty, professors, and staff will now be able to change their IDs to their preferred names. This was a challenging process, as there was much pushback from the administration...

UNI had a strong showing at the Grand View Open to begin the season, finishing the event with three individual champions.

Panthers compete at Grand View Open

ADAM JOHNSON, Sports Writer Nov 16, 2022

UNI wrestling opened the season this past Saturday, Nov. 12, in Grimes, Iowa at the Grand View Open. UNI had five freshman competitors in the freshman/sophomore division, and every one of them was able...

Veterans Day is one of 10 federal holidays celebrated in the United States.

UNI Volleyball Military Appreciation Night

EMMA KOEHLER, Managing Editor Nov 15, 2022

UNI volleyball battled Southern Illinois on Nov. 11 while hosting Military Appreciation Night.

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