Report: Sanders To Announce Presidential Campaign Thursday

Vermont Public Radio is reporting that Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders will announce that he is running as a Democrat for President. Sanders, 73, a self described socialist was first elected to the House of Representatives as a Socialist in 1990 and to the United States Senate in 2006 giving Sander an impressive resume to challenge front-runner Hillary […]

Hy-Vee Recalls Summer Fresh Pasta Salad

Hy-Vee pulls pasta salad from stores due to potential threat of Listeria monocytogenes bacteria contamination On Monday, April 27, 2015, Hy-Vee, Inc. issued a recall for Hy-Vee Summer Fresh Pasta Salad sold it it’s store’s kitchen department cold cases and salad bars.  The recall occurred after Hy-Vee was notified that the frozen vegetables, produced by […]

ISU Professor Catherine Kling Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Iowa State University distinguished professor Catherine Kling, Charles F. Curtiss was named to the National Academy of Sciences. On Tuesday, the academy released the names of 84 new members and 21 foreign associates from 15 countries who were elected based on their notable and ongoing achievement in original research. Kling is Distinguished Professor of Agriculture […]

Actor and Writer Rob Lowe Will Speak At UNI

Renowned actor Rob Lowe will present a lecture at the University of Northern Iowa as part of the Joy Cole Corning Distinguished Leadership Lecture Series. The presentation, based on Lowe’s latest memoir “Love Life,” will take place in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center at on Thursday, October 8. Lowe, a multi-talented actor and philanthropist, […]

Spring Concert Will Be Performed at UNI

A spring concert will be performed at the University of Northern Iowa on Monday, May 4. New Horizons Band will present a variety of traditional concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center of the university. “The Messenger March” by C.L.Barnhouse, “High School Cadets” by John Philip Sousa, “Five […]

Conflicting Reports Over Joni Mitchell’s Health

TMZ reported earlier today that singer Joni Mitchell was unresponsive and in a coma.  In response, a statement was released on Mitchell’s website that states the reports are untrue and that Mitchell is not in a coma and that she is responsive.  The statement indicated that a full recovery is expected and the document obtained by […]

Baltimore Riots

On Tuesday, in Baltimore firefighters are battling buildings on fires, results from the riots that erupted after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a young black man who died of a spinal injury during police custody. Blocks near the funeral take place the fire crews are trying to hold the damages that the violence outbreak left […]

UNI Department of Languages & Literatures Awards Nineteen Students

Department of Languages and Literatures at the University of Northern Iowa has published the names of nineteen students who received awards and scholarships at a recognition ceremony held a recently. Awards were given in different categories. Katie Upah was nominated for the Award of Excellence for critical essay writing and Jessica Walker received G. Erlene […]

Supreme Court To Hear Gay Marriage Case Today

Today, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Obergefell v. Hodges case.  The Supreme Court will decide if the Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to issue a marriage license between two people of the same sex and if the Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to recognize out of state same-sex marriages. Last December, a federal […]