Madsen reflects on student services fee decision
Northern Iowa Student Government President Thomas Madasen and Vice President Blake Findley approved the Iowa Board of Regents’ request to remove funding for the Athletics Department from the General Education Fund.
Student work hours jeopardized
According to a proposed revision of UNI’s student employment policy, students can work no more than 20 hours per week, must be enrolled during the semester in which they plan to be employed and must be taking at least six hours of classes for the semester in which they will be employed.
Men in high heels Students walk to promote sexual consent
The men of UNI slipped on red heels and wobbled around campus Thursday to spread awareness of rape, gender violence and sexual assault. All the fraternities got together to put on the sixth annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event for Greek Week.
UNI student passes away in C.F. hospital
On April 8, members of the UNI community received an email from President William Ruud informing them of the loss of a student.
UNI loses student to drunken driver
Early Sunday morning, UNI lost one of its own students, 21-year-old Dawson Besler.
While walking along the on-ramp to Highway 20 near Farley, Besler, junior business management major, was struck by a drunken driver around 3 a.m.
Music streaming services lend flexibility to listeners
Online streaming music providers such as Spotify and Pandora have become a staple in the music scene within the last two years thanks mainly to their accessibility. They have also helped out radio stations, according to Brenden Wood, manager of KULT radio, the on-campus radio station that serves UNI and the Cedar Falls area.
BOR holds spending review forum at UNI
The Iowa Board of Regents hired Deloitte Consulting firm to help the three regent universities more efficiently spend money. The UNI community had the chance to meet representatives from the company and the BOR Monday to ask questions regarding the efficiency report.
One last angry lecture
The Center for Multicultural Education wrapped up their year of lectures Monday night with Lela Lee, author of “Angry Little Girls,” a weekly comic strip.
Future teachers make the next step
Last Wednesday, the College of Education inducted 200 UNI students into its teacher education program.
The induction was held in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center, and about 60 students attended the ceremony.
Saving lives: Phi U hosts suicide prevention walk
Friday’s overcast sky gave way to a near cloudless Saturday morning for the first Out of the Darkness Walk, hosted by UNI’s branch of Phi Upsilon Omicron. Phi U is a national honor society in family and consumer sciences.