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Tuition to increase by 5 percent next year JOHN ANDERSON

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The Iowa Board of Regents voted 7-2 to approve a 5 percent tuition increase for the University of Northern Iowa for the 2011-2012 academic year during their March meeting last week. The increase means that in-state undergraduates will pay an extra $306 for tuition next year. Out-of-state undergraduates will pay an additional $722, in-state graduate students an extra $356 and out-of-state graduates an additional $78. In-state students in UNI’s Business upper division will see an increase of 11.3-percent, or $806, next year while out-of-state business students will pay an additional 7.9 percent, or $1,222. The increase

University of Northern Iowa student Anna Williams of Carlisle, Iowa, was pronounced dead at the scene of an early morning car crash on March 18 just north of Durham Avenue and Highway 330. The Marshall County Sheriff ’s Office announced Williams, a sophomore and active band member, was heading to UNI in order to leave for a Women’s NCAA Tournament basketball game when her vehicle rolled due to unknown causes. According to friends, Williams, daughter of Karl and Kristy Williams, touched many lives.

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Anna Williams, a UNI sophomore who passed away March 18, was a member of the pep band. Above, she celebrates a Panther men’s basketball victory during last season’s NCAA appearance.

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The University of Northern Iowa is pleased to announce that first lady Michelle Obama will speak at UNI’s spring commencement ceremony at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 7, in the UNIDome. The university will consolidate three ceremonies into one to provide all graduates the opportunity to be addressed by the first lady. “We are pleased to host the first lady, someone whose commitment to service, children and healthy communities, reflects UNI’s commitment to serve our community, our state and our nation,” said UNI President Ben Allen. “We welcome this opportunity for our students to hear the first lady’s inspiring story of how higher education impacted her life and her passion for service.” Approximately 1,900

2011 SPRING COMMENCEMENT When: May 7, 11 a.m. Where: UNI-Dome For tickets, call 319-273-4TIX students who will complete their degrees this semester are eligible to participate in the ceremony. “We apologize for any inconvenience this change in schedule may cause,” said Allen. All graduating students participating in the commencement ceremony will be allotted eight tickets for guests. Tickets are free, but all guests must have a ticket. All commencement seats will be general admission. Graduating students must order and pick up their tickets between April 4 and April 20. Tickets are subject

OLIVER DOULIERY/ABACA PRESS/MCT First lady Michelle Obama attends a St. Patrick’s Day reception in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., Thursday, March 17, 2011

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“In a nutshell, Anna was the happiest, goofiest, funniest and kindest person I’ve ever met,” said Ethan Harvey, a junior English major and friend of Williams. Harvey was one of many who could not stress enough how many irreplaceable memories of fun and laughter she created. Williams was a dedicated member of UNI’s band, so they decided to continue with their plans to attend the basketball tournament in Wichita, Kan. At the tournament, some students went to Build-a-Bear Workshop to make an “Anna Bear” that sat with the band during Sunday night’s game and was later given to Williams’ parents. Williams’ visitation and funeral were held in her hometown of Carlisle. “The funeral started with a small pep band in the

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UNI pep band members hold “Anna-Bear” after playing during the NCAA basketball tournament in Wichita. Members of the band went to Build-a-Bear so they could sit the stuffed animal on the seat where Anna Williams would have sat. After the game, they gave the bear to her parents.

church playing the fight song as the casket was brought forward. The audience stood up and clapped and when it was finished, her dad came over and asked if we could play it again,” said pep band director Daniel Galyen, an

saassistant professor in the School of Music. Galyen later reminisced about how “it was a nice way to celebrate her.” The band is still celebrating her as they think of ways to honor Willimas.

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“And the interesting thing is that they are all grieving – even the students that really didn’t know her,” said Galyen, “And what I have been trying to tell the students is that no matter what kind of grief it is, it is all significant and sincere, no matter whether they were (best friends with her) or not.”

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Besides being an expert trombone player, Williams double majored in psychology and communicative disorders, worked in UNI’s Writing Center, held her spot as an honors student, was a scholarship recipient and had a powerful devotion to her faith.

“I was lucky enough to see her strong faith that was focused in every action every single day – I know she has already made a million friends in heaven,” said Rachel Tish. Tish, a sophomore majoring in organization communication at UNI, was Williams’ close friend and roommate. She and Williams planned to be in one other’s future weddings. Tish said she is having a hard time imagining not sharing her life with Anna. Katy Paulsen, a sophomore majoring in communication studies, could give countless example of Anna’s contagious love of life and charismatic personality. “She loved dancing!” said Paulsen. “She danced to almost every song, and always made people laugh and smile with her facial expressions. The last thing she did in Cedar Falls was line dancing at the Wheelhouse with a few of her friends.” “We’re all better off for knowing her… and we’re all going to miss her terribly,” said Harvey.

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Financial Literacy Month quickly approaching BLAKE FINDLEY Staff Writer

In order to raise awareness of financial literacy, University of Northern Iowa’s Office of Student Financial Aid is sponsoring a Financial Literacy Month, which is to take place from April 1 to April 22. “I think this is a fun and engaging way for students to learn how to manage their own finances, and hopefully will teach them the potential impact their actions and decisions of today will have on the future,” commented Tim Bakula, associate director of Financial Aid. Bakula described Financial Literacy Month as an extension of Live Like a Student, which covers more basic information regarding financial literacy. “Financial Literacy Month is intended to cover more in-depth information about finances after college, and to just raise awareness of financial literacy,” said Bakula.

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is the final step of the College of Business and Administration’s three-phase plan to add a $750 surcharge to upperclass business students’ tuition in order to prevent class size increases and decreases in course offerings. The increase follows this year’s 6.5-percent tuition increase the university implemented in response to former Governor Chet Culver’s 10-percent across-the-board budget cuts. The university will implement next year’s tuition increase in order to minimize reductions in institutional quality – which could include larger course sizes, fewer course offerings, and program and salary cuts – that may come as a result of potential cuts in state appropriations that could result in deep budget reductions for UNI. The state has yet to decide upon a budget for next year. According to UNI President

Liz Hoium, the graduate assis- on the same playing field as of tant for Financial Aid, explained April 4. She also noted that the some of the activities of the most time-consuming task of the program. Hoium said on April scavenger hunt takes no more than 4 there would 45 minutes to be a scavenger complete. In hunt, which order to comwill feature 12 pete, students different tasks This is the first year we’ve done need to regto complete it (Financial Literacy Month). ister online at such as pulling Hopefully it will become a year www.uni.edu/ a credit report finaid. and meeting thing, as there is a big push Hoium also with a finan- to raise financial literacy and discussed Food cial aid coun- awareness. and Finance selor to make workshops that Liz Hoium a budget or to will be offered, graduate assistant for Financial Aid track your stuwhich will dent loan borrowing. A point sys- be a series of speakers covering tem will be used to determine the long-term financial literacy. She winners of the scavenger hunt. explained that this may not necesOn April 22, the five students sarily be what students think it is, receiving the most points will and that prizes will be given away. each receive a $100 scholarship. As identified by the website, Everyone who completes nine out the topics will include Think Big: of 12 tasks will be awarded a Purchasing a Car and Home on Live Like a Student t-shirt. Hoium Wednesday, April 6; Benefits and pointed out that everyone will be Negotiating Pay on Tuesday, April

Benjamin Allen, the university has created possible budgets for best-, middle- and worst-case scenarios. “For the best-case scenario we would probably be able to make it through this year without any furloughs or staff reductions,” he said. The same cannot be said for the other scenarios. During the meeting, student body president Joel Anderson expressed his reluctant support for the tuition increase provided that it goes to “maintain or improve the quality of education” at UNI. “As a student and a student representative, I cannot in good conscience stand in favor of any tuition increase that places the burden of public higher education on the backs of the students and families that seek it,” he said. “However, as an Iowan, and as a student, I want to see the best quality education in this great state.” Anderson, who mentioned several sacrifices the university has made in order to make up for reductions in state appropriations, called for the Board to speak on behalf of higher education year-round in opposition to the state’s apparent trend to cut funding in order to find efficiencies. “The argument that the university can turn cuts into an increase of efficiencies is no longer valid,” he said. “… In the past decade we have gone from trimming the fat to cutting the meat to now scraping the bone.” Anderson mentioned that Maucker Union and Rod Library have reduced their hours in order to save money while students must wait longer to make appointments to see advisors in the Offices of

In the past decade we’ve gone from trimming the fat to cutting the meat to scraping the bone. Joel Anderson UNI Student Body President

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12; Psychology of Money on Wednesday, April 13; and Planning for the Future on Wednesday, April 20. According to the website, each workshop will take place from noon to 12:50 p.m. Additional activities featured on the website include two workshops which will help students learn tips for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid with common errors to avoid and time to work on the FAFSA with Financial Aid counselors. The workshops will take place on Thursday, April 14 from 11 to 11:50 a.m. in room 134 of the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center and Monday, April 18 from noon to 12:50 In room 136 of the ITTC. According to the website, there will also be an Identity Theft Awareness Day in Maucker Union on Tuesday, April 19. Hoium also expressed her hopes for the program.

while decreased course offerings are forcing students to stay at UNI an additional year. While only Regents Michael Gartner and Ruth Harkin voted against the tuition increase, some other Regents only reluctantly supported the increase. “As a student, no one wants to be in a position to vote for a tuition increase, but it makes sense right now,” said Regent Greta Johnson,

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“This is the first year we’ve done it (Financial Literacy Month). Hopefully, it will become a yearly thing, as there is a big push to raise financial literacy and awareness,” said Hoium. “I hope Financial Literacy Month will encourage students to think about it (financial literacy) now, rather than a year after graduation. It is much easier to start saving now as compared to years down the road. Students just need to become aware of how it will impact them.”

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ment, the ticket-ordering process, UNI-Dome access and the day’s schedule is posted at http://www. uni.edu/commencement/. The commencement ceremony will be streamed live over the Internet.

Corrections In the March 25 issue of the Northern Iowan, the article titled “SIAC now accpecting applications for Student Organization Awards,” erroneously stated that the Leadership awards banquet will occur on April 27. The correct date is April 26. The Northern Iowan regrets this error. Across 1 Lea low 4 Rocket interceptors, briefly 8 Doesn’t tip 14 DJ’s array 15 Atahualpa, notably 16 Sci-fi author __ K. Le Guin 17 Completely dark 19 Took an intersecting road 20 It’s not butter 21 Getting-to-know-you party activity 23 Soft baseball hit 25 Facility 26 Dirty fighting? 33 “Weeds” airer, in TV listings 36 Latvian capital 37 Eastern principle 38 Liven (up) 39 Wearisome routine 43 Expressive rock genre 44 __ of Good Feelings 45 “Zounds!” 46 Old boys? 47 “Wow, she’s good-looking!” sounds 53 Wrath, in a classic hymn 54 Fat cat 58 “Funny Girl” leading role 64 Quayle’s successor 65 Orbital extreme 66 Some sculpted abs ... and what the starts of 17-, 21-, 26-, 39-, 47- and 58-Across are altogether? 68 Mother with a Nobel Prize

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The party began with a rhythmic chant: “webelieve-that-this-will-rock! We-believe-that-this-willrock!” The crowd never ceased to cheer as Dance Party: Back to the baSix took off on Saturday at the Lutheran Student Center on College St. Each semester, a group of eight students has successfully put on a massive party that grows in numbers. With approximately 300 people at the door and 500 people in attendance throughout the night, the crowd was continually asked to stop jumping for fear that the floor would collapse. The atmosphere of Dance Party: Back to the baSix and dance parties before it is one that attendees say is nonjudgmental. “It’s a great way to bring out your inner Lady Gaga,” said Ian Goldsmith, a junior psychology and theatre major, who showed how crazy the party atmosphere is by pump-

ing his arms and screaming, “Hey!... Okay I’m going to dance over here now! … Hey!” The original dance party, DP ‘08, started because four guys from the University of Northern Iowa wanted to have some friends over at their apartment. Fewer than 50 people came to the party. “People had so much fun that we did it again the next semester, and from that point on it just sort of snowballed into a organization, really, but nothing that is linked to the university by any means,” said Tim Getting, a senior electronic media major and one of the original founders of the dance parties. The group soon realized they needed a bigger location, so they moved their party to the Lutheran Student Center in order to hold the larger crowd. This year, the dance party was held by eight UNI students who refer to themselves as “Break-it-Down Industries.” Tim Getting, Colin Dietrich, Matt Bauerly, Jason Thompson, Andrew Pay,

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More than 500 University of Northern Iowa students and their friends attended Dance Party: Back to the baSIX Saturday at the Lutheran Student Center. The dance party, which started in 2008 with 50 people, has become a tradition for many UNI students. (Top) UNI students dance the night away Saturday while sporting their glow-in-the-dark gear. (Above) UNI junior psychology and theatre major Ian Goldsmith dances in front of a crowd.

Logan Mundt, Ian Goldsmith and Michael McAndrew have each brought a skill set that makes the dance parties what they are today. The group is run like a student organization, with meetings every Sunday, Dance Caravans to advertise, the handing out of invitations as formal announcements, promotional videos, t-shirts, posters and fundraisers. Goldsmith remarks how he wants his parents to visit one of these parties just to prove how many people show up to the once-a-semester event. “They don’t really get how much work it is and what it has become – they just think I’m messing around,” said Goldsmith. The goals behind the dance parties are for students to have fun, let loose and leave their insecurities at the door. “I think a huge factor about why the dance party has become what it is, is the stu-

dents at UNI,” said Getting. “There’s something really special about UNI students … they’re not afraid to just let loose in a good way.” Getting gives the Interlude Dance as a perfect example of the charisma of UNI. “Something that goofy and ridiculous… they just embraced it!” Getting said. “I know there are a couple of high school students who have come with their older siblings who go to UNI, and this has made their decision to go to UNI,” Goldsmith said. The main message of the night: if you dance like you are having a seizure, do not suppress it! Logan Mundt, a junior outdoor recreation major, said the dance parties are not antialcohol, but hope to show students that you can have fun without drinking. “We just kinda want to put the message out there – like you are able to have fun with-

out having alcohol,” Mundt said. Even though alcohol is a stereotypical part of college parties, Getting said that “every semester after the dance party, I have had someone come up to me personally and say, ‘thank you for putting this on; I didn’t really know it was possible to have this much fun without being peer pressured.’” Although the dances require a lot of time and effort, the group is reluctant to make themselves an actual student organization. They like the simplicity of people just getting together to dance and have a good time -- like it was originally planned. Getting and Dietrich are the last two dance-founders at UNI and are graduating this May. “My ‘dream’ is to one day have children that will go to See DANCE PARTY, page 7


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Four Square Friday: A UNI tradition By ELIZABETH COLLINS Staff Writer

Students walking in front of Maucker Union on a Friday afternoon may find themselves cajoled into playing some four square. “One hundred percent free or your money back!” shouted Peter Schares, a senior English teaching major and unofficial four square ringleader, during a game of four square Friday. Four square games have been present on the University of Northern Iowa campus for several years, although the exact date they began is uncertain. “It’s been happening since before I came here in 2006,” Schares said. UNI is not the only university where students enjoy a bit of nostalgic fun. Four square is popular at Florida State University and in Canada at the University of Newfoundland. Many adults, in fact, still play the popular recess sport. The Four Square World Championships take place in Bridgeton, Maine, each year in February. The game, also referred to as square ball or box ball, is fairly simple. Each player stands in a square and the ball is bounced from a square designated as the server square into the square diagonally across from the ELIZABETH COLLINS/Northern Iowan server square. The ball is to bounce Adrianne Williams (left), a junior education major, hits the ball during a game of four square Friday in front of Maucker Union. Peter Schares only once inside a square and then (right), a senior English teaching major, and other UNI students joined Williams to play the classic game. players are to hit the ball into another the game is to be played. Creativity is play on one leg. Another variation square. “I think this should be a part of There are many rule variations, and encouraged. One rule variation called requires the ball to be kicked rather the Traditions Challenge,” Williams the server decides the rules by which the flamingo requires all players to than hit with your hands. When these added. “I like it because it is a chance two rules combine, to meet different people, not just peochaos ensues. ple who are in your classes.” For some UNI stuSchares agreed, saying, “Hopefully dents, taking a break it will remain an unofficial institufrom classes and get- tion.” ting involved in activiIn the future, Schares hopes to ties such as this is an have enough players to split into two important aspect of the courts. university experience. “It’s getting nicer out, (so) come Adrianne Williams, play four square,” he said. “It’s at least a junior education the second most fun you’ll have on major, said she started campus.” playing last semester Students interested in playing four when she transferred square can find the game being played to UNI. at 2 p.m. between Sabin Hall and “Pete stands and Maucker Union. All students are welyells, ‘You wanna play come, and no experience is necessary. four square!’ He’s very convincing,” she said.

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UNI that will attend a dance party,” Getting said. “So we decided to have an internship program that started last semester.” Three people were emailed and asked to apply, write a one-page statement of interest, tell why they should be hired as a dance party intern and come in for official interviews, which consisted of sending interns into a room, turning on the music and seeing how they would react. The interns were then quizzed on the dance party history, given hypothetical situations about issues that could arise at the dance party and how they would handle it. Candidates were also required to give their input and ideas on ways to improve future dance parties. The three interns, Ian Goldsmith, Logan Mundt and Michael McAndrew, all passed the internship process. “They are going to take over next semester, and I am 100 percent confident that the dance party is in great hands,” Getting said. “They not only have a passion for the dance party, but each one is able to bring something to (the) table while being able to surround themselves with people who really embody what the dance party is all about.”

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UNI students showed off their best moves during Dance Party: Back to the baSIX Saturday at the Lutheran Student Center. Students enjoyed blacklights and glow-in-the-dark gear.

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“From the Top,” the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on Iowa Public Radio, comes to the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center to tape a radio broadcast on March 30 at 7:30 p.m. The NPR program hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley will feature the performances and captivating personal stories of young classical musicians from Iowa and across the country. Tickets are available at the University of Northern Iowa Box Office or at www. unitix.uni.edu. The show is presented by Orchestra Iowa, WaterlooCedar Falls Symphony Orchestra and Iowa Public Radio and is a project of Iowa Makes Music, a multi-year residency to bring the power of classical music to Iowa communities. The show airs nationally the week of April 11 and will be heard locally on Iowa Public Radio on April 16 at 4

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How in the world I find myself writing about rape once a year, I’ll never understand. It’s our societal big, bad monster. We are all supposed to support those who have gone through the experience and never question how our society addresses it. The former is, of course, what we should do. The latter, I will argue, is not. First, some facts about rape from the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network. Seventy-three percent of rapes are committed by non-strangers. Thirty-eight percent are by friends and 28 percent by those in an intimate relationship. Half of rapes occur within one mile of the victim’s home. The idea of a masked stranger accosting a woman from behind the bushes is simply not realistic in most cases. Another mischaracterization of rape is in the prevalence of “date rape drugs.” That is, drugs put in victims’ drinks to render them incapacitated. Liverpool’s Center for Public Health’s meta-analysis of date rape drug studies found that less than 5 percent of sexual abuse victims have these substances

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traumatized by rape, it can be a haven. My concern is in their decision to speak for all women – to push their idea of what a rape recovery should look like to everyone. Trauma is treated differently by everyone. Some of you reading this will probably try to discount me by this point. I’m a man talking about this experience. What do I know? Well, I’m a rape victim. As all the numbers suggest, it was in my room, with a friend, while drunk. I was lucky enough to be a man; no one expects rape to ruin a man’s life. In fact, most people laugh off my experience altogether (an entirely different problem). The experience has had no impact on my life. I realize I’m lucky because of that, but I know I’m not the only one who has gone through it this way. It’s time we take a new approach to rape. Drop the survivor rhetoric and don’t tell women how it will affect their lives. Stop playing to fears of men in bushes and spiked drinks. Some women will never be the same after being raped; others will move on quickly. Don’t tell them a “correct” way to do it. If we stop telling women rape is the Worst Possible Thing Ever, we can give them the autonomy to deal with the events in the way they choose to – not the way we tell them they should.

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in a world where foreign policy experience can be greubelg@ determined by proximity to gmail.com Russia. With my expertise With graduation approach- now understood, here is my ing, it seems like a good time fail-safe plan for our gradudiscuss the current job mar- ates. ket. Many do not know that To start, for those students I am somewhat of an expert who have majored in marketregarding jobs. I have had ing, there will be a plethora several jobs and I also know of jobs available soon. As it many people with jobs. While now seems clear that former these credentials may seem Speaker of the House Newt thin, they are pretty solid Gingrich is preparing for a GREG H. GREUBEL

run at the White House, there will be many positions in his campaign devoted to cleaning up his image. For a man that has been married three times — with the previous two marriages ending in adultery — running on a platform of conservative family values may be tricky. I am not trying to imply that Newt is a morally decrepit hypocrite; I am just saying that most would not want the type of stimulus

package he regularly offers. But what an opportunity for a recent graduate of marketing! If you can make Newt look like a family man, then employers will be lining up for your magical services. Another job market that seems to have many new openings lately is that of dictator. Countries such as Egypt, Tunisia, Bahrain and Libya

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HELP WANTED Dictator for Middle Eastern Country. Egypt, Tunisia, Bahrain and Libya looking for driven, intelligent philosopher king or queen to rule a recently liberated populace. Wisdom, virtue, critical thinking skills, Iowan heritage, ability to speak Arabic and a distaste for injustice preferred but not required.


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On March 18, 2011, the world got a little closer glimpse of the twisted ideology of Victoria Jackson, a “Saturday Night Live” veteran from 1986 to 1992. Victoria Jackson wrote in her column on World Net Daily, “Did you see ‘Glee’ this week? Sickening! And, besides shoving the gay thing down our throats, they made a mockery of Christians – again! I wonder

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to be male and gay. Brooke Anderson of “Showbiz Tonight” interviewed Victoria Jackson on her remarks. Upon viewing the interview, I was horrified. Jackson is an old cast member of SNL whom I honestly have not seen in the spotlight except for this one moment. I felt it was completely unnecessary to grant her an interview. Her remarks may be a bit colorful and thought-provoking, but their inclusion in this discussion is unwarranted. However, Jackson’s remarks are not the main purpose behind this article. I couldn’t help but notice the reaction in general toward “Glee” for showing an act of compassion between two human beings. I think the backlash is way out of proportion to what was portrayed on the show. Granted, we’re not accustomed to seeing acts of affection between samesex couples like this. Years and years of suppressing the media portrayal of these individuals has forced a certain shallow minded response to what samesex couples are like today. Regardless of our personal convictions or religious beliefs, we are not entitled to tell others how to live (or love). No one has the right to condemn another person and deny them the right to pursue happiness or live how they want to live because of their sexual orientation. It quite frankly sickens me to know a human being who is designed the exact same way as everyone else, living and breathing air, feels they have the right to tell others they are “wrong” as a person. Ladies and gentlemen, I am not asking you to embrace things you are not accustomed to or to chastise you for the actions of others whose views you may share. The fact is, we live in a very diverse society and no one should be made to feel wrong for being who they truly are. What “Glee” portrayed is society as it should be: accepting of all individuals for who they are. Hats off to “Glee” for portraying a same-sex couple because with representation such as this, those who wish to pretend the world is full of people just like them have to see the truth.

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On the afternoon of Friday, March 11, a massive earthquake, 9.0 on the Richter scale, rattled the northeast coast of Japan. Shortly thereafter, a tsunami reported to be about 10 meters (33 feet) in height ripped into the coastline. The waves seemed to devour almost everything in their path and reached as far as about 10 kilometers (six miles) inland. Between them, these disastrous events have claimed more than 10,000 lives, with thousands more injured or missing, according to estimates by the Japanese National Police Agency released March 23. They have the potential to claim even more depending on the final outcome of the nuclear crisis caused by damage to the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, a grim situation at best. At this time, one would expect a quick response from friends of Japan in terms of providing aid to the nation. For the most part, there has been an outpouring of support, aided in its speed and breadth by social media. However, websites such as Facebook and Twitter have also been a sounding board for some less-than-charitable “contributions” from users. The comments range from insensitive and thoughtless to downright ugly. Within hours of the disaster, collages were compiled with screenshots of tweets and status updates. Some people claimed the earthquake and tsunami were necessary, because Japan is “way overpopulated anyway.” Some (incorrectly) claimed that one “didn’t see Japan helping out after (Hurricane) Katrina, so why should we help them?” Others made cheap, often morbid jokes. Perhaps the most obnoxious are the many references to Japan’s 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. Many have paraphrased television writer and comedian Alec Sulkin’s tweet (for which he later apologized), saying, “Wanna feel better about the earthquake in Japan? Just Google ‘Pearl Harbor death toll.’” If you Google “Pearl Harbor death toll,” you’ll get Wikipedia’s estimate of 2,350 and National Geographic’s figure of 2,390. However, if you take a moment to Google “Hiroshima and Nagasaki death toll,” you can find the BBC’s estimate of about 135,000. An exact number is hard to come by, however, due in part to the difficulty of tracking the long after-effects of radiation on people in the vicinity of the two atomic bombs the United States dropped on those cities in 1945. So, 70 years later, those 135,000 Japanese lives weren’t enough “retribution” for some people? Victoria Pynchon, in a blog post on Forbes.com, has an interesting theory to that end. She said, “People who say the Japanese ‘deserve’ it, like those who believe AIDS is God’s punishment for immorality, are suffering from a cognitive bias called Fundamental Attribution Error.” Pynchon noted that these cognitive biases “cause otherwise kind and rational people to believe that their neighbors are mean-spririted, ill-willed or downright evil.” Basically, Pynchon says, catastrophic events such as the earthquake and tsunami in Japan make us feel threatened. In order to protect ourselves, we attribute these events, if they happen to others, to something those people did rather than circumstances beyond their control. This also frees us from reaching out to aid the victims or preparing for disaster ourselves. Accoring to Pynchon, “It eases the burden on our conscience that the troubles of other people impose on us.” Clearly this attitude gets us nowhere in terms of helping Japan, our friend and neighbor, in its recovery. You don’t need to give a lot – you just need to give a little, in terms of both your effort and your attitude. Start using those Google skills to find out ways you can help. This editorial reflects the position of the Northern Iowan’s editorial staff: John Anderson, Leah Jeffries, Brad Eilers, Cassie Tegeler and Anna Schreck. All other articles and illustrations represent the views of their authors.

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are all in need of some change. Why not a nice Iowan dictator? As those on the right continually are reminding us, the Arabic people are not ready for democracy yet (with the exception of Iraq, of course). Therefore, it is in their best interests for us to help select a new leader. I feel that any student of philosophy would be a prime candidate for these positions. Their major has taught them to think critically and resolve problems as effectively as possible: all redeeming qualities in a sovereign. It may be hard at first considering the language barrier, but I am sure the Egyptians would prefer teaching their leader Arabic as opposed to the definition of a civil liberty. But what about the non-phi-

losophy majors? Well, the new dictators will have quite a bit of work to do in rebuilding their respective countries. As such, there will be a need for every type of major in creating a flourishing nation. At the very least, the new Egyptian leader will need some Construction Management majors to build their new pyramid. So there you have it friends. There is no need to fret about the job market after graduation. Marketing majors will be able to find gainful employment with Mr. Promiscuous and those who are not will be able to work under the philosopher-kings and queens of the Middle East. If nothing else, for those who are white, rich and think President Obama is a Muslim, you always have the option of being a Republican candidate for President.


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The Panthers, led by quarterback Tirrell Rennie, will host five home games in the UNI-Dome for the upcoming 2011 season.

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allows the Cedar Valley to support our football team as The University of we continue to put forth one Northern Iowa football of the elite programs in the team will tackle a five-game FCS.” home schedule in 2011 as UNI’s non-conference announced today by Director slate of games will feature of Athletics Troy Dannen. a season-opening trip to The Panthers will play Ames, Iowa, to take on host to Western Illinois the Iowa State Cyclones (Sept. 24), Indiana State on Sept. 3. The Panthers (Oct. 8), Southern Illinois will fulfill a home-and(Oct. 22), Youngstown State home series with Stephen (Nov. 5) and Southern Utah F. Austin as the Panthers (Nov. 12). head to Nacogdoches, Texas, “We have put together for a matchup with the another challenging Panther Lumberjacks on Sept. 10. football schedule and look UNI’s home opener forward to embarking on will also initiate Missouri the 2011 season,” UNI head See FOOTBALL, page 13 coach Mark Farley said. “By

UNI junior shortstop Mackenzie Daigh is batting .313 this season, ranking third on the team. She has recorded two home runs along with 15 RBIs. Daigh was two-for-11 with two RBIs in this weekend’s series with Evansville.

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double. Hannah Borschel came up big for the Panthers by tallying the two The University of clutch RBIs. Northern Iowa softball In the third inning, team beat the University Courtney Dunker smacked of Evansville 6-2 in the a solo home run to extend first game of a three- the Panther lead to four game series Saturday. The runs. The homer was Panthers entered the second Dunker’s sixth this year. weekend of Missouri Valley After giving up a run in the Conference play with a 1-2 bottom half of the inning, conference record and a UNI would add two more record of 14-13 overall. insurance runs in the fifth In game one, the when Whitney Plein scored Panthers jumped to an early on a fielder’s choice. Abney 1-0 lead in the first inning followed Plein, scoring on a when Eranne Daugharthy throwing error by shortstop delivered a two-out double Nicki Rahming. UNI’s two to score Rachel Gerking. runs in the fifth made the In the second inning, the score 6-1. Evansville would Panther offense was back for tack on one more in the late more, plating Livi Abney and innings to make the final Allison Galvin on another score 6-2 in favor of UNI. Sports Writer

Jamie Fisher earned her ninth win of the season for UNI, allowing no earned runs and striking out three Purple Aces. Game two, which was scheduled for Saturday, was postponed until Sunday due to rain. This set up a Sunday afternoon doubleheader. The Panthers’ offense carried over to the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader in which UNI defeated Evansville 8-0. Dunker gave UNI an early 1-0 lead in the first inning as she drove in Mackenzie Daigh, who reached base after being hit by a pitch to lead off the game. UNI stretched their lead See SOFTBALL, page 14

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Career opportunities By RYAN FRIEDERICH Sports Columnist

Most graduating seniors have one thing on their minds: landing a job. The job search process can be scary, but one that should also be exciting. This process has got me thinking about some of the occupations in sports that would be considered a dream job for sports fanatics like me, but others might think they would be the most boring on the planet. MLB. com has a contest going on right now where a student can win a job where they go to major league ballparks around the country doing

write-ups about certain games -- now that would be the life. One dream sports job of mine is to be an anchor on the Major League Baseball network. I could sit at that black table and talk fantasy baseball all day long. The Major League Baseball season may only last from March to November, but I could talk about baseball 365 days a year. I would also be a sucker for having someone pick out suits for me that I could wear every day that come with a highlighter to Courtesy Photo/MCT CAMPUS match my pocket square. Oakland Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski (No. 11) is currently the highest-paid kicker in the NFL after signing See RANT, page 14 a four-year, $16 million contract in 2010.


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UNI senior Laia Gonzalez-Garrido notched the only UNI victory against Wisconsin Saturday, beating UW’s Nicky Straca 5-7, 6-2 and 1-0 (4).

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UNI returns running back Carlos Anderson (No. 1) who will be entering his junior year with the Panthers. Anderson compiled 1,012 rush yards last season while scoring two touchdowns.

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Valley Football Conference play. The Panthers will play the Western Illinois Leathernecks Sept. 24 in the UNI-Dome. It will be the latest home opener in Panther football since a Sept. 27, 1986 home opener against Missouri State. After a trip to Missouri State on Oct. 1, UNI will return to the confines of the UNI-Dome for its annual Homecoming game against the Indiana State Sycamores on Oct. 8. UNI will travel to Brookings, S.D., on Oct. 15 for a contest against the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. The Panthers will welcome Southern Illinois to the UNI-Dome on Oct. 22. The Panthers head to Fargo, N.D., on Oct. 29 to

take on the North Dakota State Bison. UNI will play host to the Youngstown State Penguins Nov. 5 in the UNI-Dome. UNI has won 10 straight games vs. the Penguins. The Nov. 5 game will also mark the Panthers’ Hall of Fame weekend.

season Nov. 19 in Normal, Ill., against the Illinois State Redbirds. To purchase season tickets contact the UNItix office at 319-273-4849 or www.UNIPanthers.com.

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We have put together another challenging Panther football schedule and look forward to embarking on the 2011 season. Mark Farley UNI head football coach

UNI will complete its home schedule with a non-conference tilt vs. the Southern Utah Thunderbirds. UNI is 4-0 all-time vs. Southern Utah. UNI will close the regular

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Waterloo Black Hawks move into a sixth-place tie with Youngstown By DUSTIN WOODY Sports Writer

The Waterloo Black Hawks used a mid-week match-up against the struggling Chicago Steel to tie the Youngstown Phantoms for sixth place and the final spot in the United States Hockey League Eastern Conference race for the playoffs, but the Black Hawks couldn’t pull ahead of Youngstown with back-to-back losses over the weekend. The Hawks started off strong on Wednesday night, scoring ten times en route to a 10-0 shutout of Chicago. Gunnar Hughes started off the scoring at 3:22 of the first period, cashing in on a power play with assistance from Mike Montagna and Luke Hannon. John Siemer added a second goal at 15:37 from Tyler Zepeda and

Hannon. Siemer had another goal unassisted at 2:03 of the second, and Jamie Hill scored from Siemer and Blake Thompson. Hill’s goal came at 10:15 and was also on the power play. In the third period, Alex Guptill was assisted by Hill at 2:09 and Aaron Pearce scored the Black Hawks’ third power play goal from Guptill and Siemer at 4:17. Dan McNamara added a goal at 11:46 assisted by Montagna and Jacob McDonald, and Siemer notched the hat trick at 13:14 from Tyler Zepeda. MacDonald and Montagna assisted Siemer’s fourth goal at 15:40, and at 18:10 of the final frame, Max Edson notched a fourth power play goal from Siemer and Pearce. Jay Williams made 26 saves for the Black Hawks. Siemer was able to offer his views as to why the team

The University of Northern Iowa tennis team lost 6-1 to the University of Wisconsin Saturday. The loss drops the Panthers’ record to 9-7 for the 2011 season. Laia GonzalezGarrido notched the only win for UNI on the day, beating Nicky Straca 5-7, 6-2 and 1-0 (4). In the first match-up between these two schools, Wisconsin took all of the remaining matches. The Badgers dominated the court, winning 10 of 11 sets. UNI dropped all three doubles matches and five of

six singles matches to reach the final match score of 6-1. The loss continued the Panthers’ difficulties during road matches, where they have a record of 3-6. Next weekend UNI will open Missouri Valley Conference play with a home match against the Drake University Bulldogs. The Panthers have seen success this year at the Black Hawk Tennis Club and are currently riding a six-match home winning streak. The Panthers’ lone loss at home came in the first match of the season against the University of Iowa Hawkeyes.

was so successful Wednesday night. “Things were starting to click with my line. I’ve been practicing really hard with my line throughout the week and we had a quick jump today and it just kind of fell my way,” Siemer said. Siemer said he was definitely aware that he had just scored a hat trick when his third goal went in. “It was on my mind right when I scored it. I actually had a dream last night about it, and it came true, so I’m pretty happy about that,” he commented. On Friday, the Black Hawks faced the Muskegon Lumberjacks in Muskegon. A scoreless first period ratcheted up the intensity in the second. John Parker scored just 33 seconds into the frame for Muskegon, See BLACK HAWKS, page 14

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assisted by Casey Thrush and Jaycob Megna. Thrush scored shorthanded from Parker and Travis Walsh at 9:37, a goal which proved to be the game winner. Tyler Zepeda scored from Ian McCoshen at 19:08 of the second period, but a scoreless third left the Black Hawks one goal short. C.J. Motte stopped 32 shots of the 34 he faced. Zemgus Girgensons scored from Riley Barber at 5:55 of the first period in Saturday’s home contest against the Dubuque Fighting Saints. Vince Hinostroza scored from Zach Palmquist and A.J. Michaelson at 14:40 to even the score before the break. In the second period, it was TJ Moor scoring from John Gaudreau at 8:03, and Hinostroza burying a fivehole shot past Saints netminder Matt Morris at 16:23. Hinostroza’s second was assisted by Palmquist and Blake Thompson. In the third, Dubuque pushed ahead from Jordan DiGiando’s Scott Wamsganz-assisted goal at 9:08. T.J. Schlueter was assisted by Digiando at

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A second job that would be great would be a Major League Baseball relief pitcher. Those guys have it made. Relief pitchers can hang out in the bullpen and work one inning every other day while making bank. If I were a relief pitcher, I would make sure the local pizza establishments were on my speed dial. I also have the build of a guy in the bullpen

because the only running I would do would be on the trek from the bullpen to the pitchers mound. Another dream job would be an NFL kicker. Kickers rarely get hit, they don’t have to practice hard and they make millions of dollars. That sounds like a pretty good lifestyle to me. I would make sure that my wife was a “dime-piece” and on the TV show “Football Wives.” All these jobs sound

appealing. If you are a graduating senior and can’t find a job, I suggest you think about one of these great options. The only investment into these careers would be a kicking tee, a baseball or Internet access, right? If you think these career paths are too out of reach, I would just start polishing up your résumé. Good luck everyone and go Panthers!

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to 4-0 in the top of the fourth inning when Daigh doubled to left-center field, which drove in two runs. Borschel followed with a single, which drove in Daigh to give UNI a four-run lead. Dunker recorded her second home run of the weekend in the fifth inning, making it 5-0 UNI. The Panthers would tack on three more runs in the final two innings to secure the victory for pitcher Jaye Hutcheson. Game three was a pitchers duel. However, the Panthers came away with a 3-2 comefrom-behind victory to seal their three-game sweep of the Purple Aces.

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15:42, and Moor added an unassisted, empty-net goal at 19:24. With Youngstown losing both of their contests over the weekend as well, Waterloo remains tied for sixth in the standings in the race for the playoffs. However, the Phantoms hold the tie-breaker, so Waterloo needs to find a way to get one more point than the Phantoms throughout the remainder of the season. Four of Waterloo’s last five games will be played at home, with the only road contest coming on April 6 in Dubuque. Cedar Rapids and Muskegon visit Young Arena next weekend on Friday and Saturday, while Green Bay and Dubuque round out the regular season for the Black Hawks’ schedule on April 8 and 9. The Green Bay game will be the final college night of the season, allowing college students to purchase any seat in Young Arena for just $7. The Black Hawks’ front office has also confirmed that they intend on playing Attack Attack’s Interlude, and UNI students are encouraged to come out and show Party Town how to Interlude. Evansville broke a scoreless tie in the bottom of the fifth inning to make it 2-0 in favor of the home team. In the top of the sixth, with their backs against the wall, UNI scored three runs to take the lead 3-2. Dunker drew a one-out walk to start the rally. Daugharthy followed with a single to put runners at first and second base, where they would remain with two outs and Haley Kriener coming to the plate. Kriener delivered in a big way, with a three-run home run to give UNI the lead. Freshman Jessica Severinsen came in to relieve Fisher of pitching duties in the bottom of the sixth and shut the door on the Evansville offense.

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4 Bedroom Townhouse in Cedar Falls, five minutes from campus. $1250/month plus utilities. Washer, Dryer, Stove, Fridge, Central Air, Offstreet parking. Newly Remodled - see pictures. Available 6/1/11. Email joshschoville@yahoo.com 4 Bedroom House 509W26th, close to UNI (3blocks), central air, washer, dryer, 2 full bathrooms, parking, avail. June 1, $1250/ month +$1250 deposit, year lease, 319-239-4246 1 bedroom apts., large, clean, close to campus, utilities and cable paid, off-street parking and laundry. Available May 16th. 266- 1245

4 bedroom house for rent in Cedar Falls, located 3 blocks from UNI. $1200/month plus utilities and deposit. Available in May. 1 year lease required. No pets. Email marcus@thehublivemusic.com or call 319-610-2492 for more information. CF 4 BR. Townhouse 2.5 baths $1200/mo. 1413 W 2nd. 266- 5789 For rent 4 BR. ranch with in five minutes of campus. Quiet neighborhood. Adequate parking. Responsible tenants only. May - may lease. 319- 480- 3100 2 blocks off campus. Gorgeous 4 BR. 2 bath. Available May 1st. 319- 415- 3172 4 BR., 2 bath. 1918 Olive. Offstreet parking. W/D and yard care provided. No pets. June 1st. $1250/MO. 939- 5787 3 BR. suite $900/mo. Plus utilities, free laundry, off-street parking, A/C. Each tenant has own kitchen. 269- 1743

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Certified lifeguards and swim instructors for summer season. Sunnyside Country Club Waterloo. Call Connie. 319- 277- 3351 Sales Clerk. Part-time sales clerk at Men’s Clothing Store. 10-15 hours per week. Duties include cashier, customer service, inventory, sales, and cleaning. Send resume to lbcjobs@yahoo.com or complete application at 3524 Lafayette Rd, Evansdale. Need Bartender to work 35 to 40 hours per week. Must be extremely reliable and responsible. Must be able to work without supervision. Must be 21. Experience a plus. Apply in person at Chasers Pub. Summer/seasonal positions available. A variety of summer (3 month) and seasonal (3-8 month) positions available, working for the City of West Des Moines. New jobs posted weekly! Go to www. wdm-ia.com for description, salary and to apply on-line. Equal Opportunity Employer. Help wanted. Tony’s Pizzaria downtown Main Street. Hiring servers, cooks and drivers. Go to www.277tony.com. Fill out application and mention The Northern Iowan. Full and part-time positions available in hog operation. 319- 296- 1898 Earn $1000-$3200 a month to drive our brand new cars with ads placed on them. www.AdCarDriver.com

Houses, duplexes, apts. facing UNI, 2 full baths w/d in the unit. garage / parking, internet / cable, etc. 266-5544, 273-6264 leave message.

Still Looking For A House? 218 Westgate 4 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom $1,200/month Available May 7 Free Cable, Free Washer/ Dryer Remodeled Kitchen Garage Available Mowing Included 1803 1/2 Franklin St 4 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom $1,200/month Available May 7 Dishwasher & Microwave included Kitchen recently remodeled Washer/Dryer included

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FOUND FOUND: Gold women’s wedding band. Found east of Seerly. Call 268- 0075

ROOMMATE Looking for 1 roommate for the house on the corner of Walnut and Seerly (2403 Walnut St.)! One boy and two girls signing a lease that starts when school gets out! If you are interested let me know! 712- 789- 0493 sandbota@uni.edu

HELP WANTED Wanted - real estate manager for 40 units near each other 266-5544

3915 Southlawn Rd 4 Bedroom, 1.5 Bathroom $1,200/month Available May 7 Free Cable, Free Washer/ Dryer Dishwasher and Garbage Disposal Garage Available Mowing Included

Call Tim

319-404-9095

www.CedarValleyPropertyManagement.com

Now Leasing for 2011-2012 Free High Speed Internet Free Cable & TV Jack in your bedroom

at 319-215-5200 Today!

Free Parking Space On site Laundry Facilities No Bus to Ride No roomsharing Close to Campus

1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom Apts

NEW MANAGEMENT

$345 per month

(319) 268-1400 Open 7 days a week

a friend or make new ones, 4 bedroom Bring apartments for rent.

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Now leasing for 2011!!

9614 University Ave 201A, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 • www.hillcrestparkapartments.com


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