Northern Iowa Student Government

Dalai Lama Events This Week

By: Student on Mon, 03/08/2010 - 12:07

Dinner and a Movie
Tuesday, March 9
Dinner: 5-7 p.m., Piazza Dining Center; 5-7:30 p.m., Rialto Dining Center
Movie: 8 p.m., Center for Multicultural Education
$9.50 for the general public, payable by cash or check; students can use their meal plan, Dining Dollars, cash or check. Tibetan food to be served includes churu soup, a blue cheese and chili soup with Tibetan spices; pork ribs with radishes and spices; and desserts carrot barfi, a pudding-like dessert with carrots and cahsews, and cream cheese barfi, similar to cheesecake. "Kundun" will follow at Maucker Union with Tibetan tea and a light Tibetan dessert. "Kundun" is the incredible true-life story of the Dalai Lama and his daring struggle to lead a nation at one of the most challenging times in its history. The movie is directed by Martin Scorsese.

Tibetan Food Samples at Prexy's, Maucker Union
Monday, March 22 - Thursday, March 25
11 a.m.-1 p.m.
A Tibetan food will be offered for sampling each day. Monday features cream cheese barfi, a dessert; Tuesday, churu soup; Wednesday, khir, a Tibetan rice pudding; and Thursday, Tibetan pork ribs.

Graduation Cords for NISG Alumni

By: Student on Mon, 03/08/2010 - 12:04

Attention Spring graduates who have been involved with Northern Iowa Student Government: if you would like NISG graduation cords, please contact Speaker Katelyn Bries at or Director of Public Relations Megan Parrott at

Safety Week

By: Student on Thu, 03/04/2010 - 09:25

In conjunction with UNI Greek Life, the Northern Iowa Student Government is sponsoring Safety Week March 9-11, 2010: “Think Before You Drink.” The following events will take place:

Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 7 p.m.
Maucker Union Ballroom
If You’re Cruisin,’ Don’t be Boozin’
Lecture by Mark Rowe
Fatal vision goggles will be available

Wednesday, March 10, 2010 at 8:30 p.m.
Maucker Union State College Room
Sexual Jeopardy
Trivia game with topics related to STIs and the effects of alcohol on sexual intercourse and decision-making.

Thursday, March 11, 2010 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Maucker Union near Chats
Information Tables
Information tables with SafeRide Cards, Fact Buttons, and BAL cards available.

Applications for 2010-11 Executive Team

By: Student on Thu, 03/04/2010 - 09:12

The Northern Iowa Student Government is seeking applicants for the following positions. Please apply here:

Executive Branch 2010-2011
Director of Administration and Finance
Director of Public Relations
Director of Diversity and Student Life
Director of Governmental Relations

Executive Cabinet 2010-2011
Director of Academic Initiatives
Director of Campus Involvement
Director of Diversity Affairs
Director of Environmental Affairs
Director of Graduate Student Affairs
Director of Greek Affairs: Fraternities
Director of Greek Affairs: Sororities
Director of International Student Affairs
Director of New Student Initiatives
Director of Residence Hall Relations

Director of Administration and Finance—The Director of Administration and Finance shall manage and coordinate the spending of allocated funds in cooperation with the Organization and Finance Committee. The Director of Administration and Finance shall also oversee the recognition of new student organizations approved by Senate.

Director of Public Relations—The Director of Public Relations oversees the Public Relations and Programming Committee. The Director of Public Relations also shall be responsible for all press relations for Northern Iowa Student Government.

Director of Diversity and Student Life—The Director of Diversity and Student Life shall be responsible for the enhancement of student life through academic and social venues and shall promote the recognition and appreciation of diversity at the University of Northern Iowa.

Director of Governmental Relations—The Director of Governmental Relations shall meet regularly with members of the state legislature and city officials to promote student interests. The Director of Governmental Relations shall keep the student body updated on activities of the state and local government.

Apply here: For more information, contact Student Body President-Elect Joel Anderson ( or Vice President-Elect Emma Hashman ( with questions.

NOTE: All applicants must supply two references (preferably people on campus; include name, position, office phone number and e-mail address). In addition, Director of Public Relations applicants must submit a writing sample, and an example of a press release for a Web site. Please e-mail these items separately to Student Body President-Elect Joel Anderson ( and Vice President-Elect Emma Hashman ( Use “Position_Name” for the subject-line.

Applications are due March 22, 2010 no later than 5 p.m.

Events to check out this week

By: Student on Mon, 03/01/2010 - 18:29

'LOVE, LIFE AND REDEMPTION' -- rescheduled for March 6 :In "Love, Life & Redemption" poetry comes to life in vignettes that embody the many colors of the human experience. The cast of eight professional actors represent four different ethnic groups and five countries. This play is to promote diversity on campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., in Lang Auditorium.

Free and open to the public. Live performance by JasCat Jazz Band and UNI-DE Dance Team.


Latino Ball -- March 6th
8 p.m. in the Maucker Union Ballroom
DJ Tony Guzman
Come for music, refreshments, dancing, and fun!


Kappa Sigma’s 2nd Annual Dodging for Diabetes -- March 7
Help to support Juvenile Diabetes Research by participating in Kappa Sigma's 2nd Annual Dodging for Diabetes event on Sunday, March 7th, starting at 10:30 a.m. With brackets for both competitive and recreational play available, teams of 6 will battle it out through the game of dodge ball! $5 per participant, with proceeds supporting the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Any questions? Contact Colton Christner or Brody White (