UNI PROUD is a student organization at the University of Northern Iowa, which is founded on the principles of promoting an inclusive and accepting campus environment for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex, and Ally individuals (LGBTIA). The easiest way to get involved is by attending our weekly meetings, Tuesdays at 7pm in the Presidential Room of the Maucker Union (lower level). We also organize and host several events throughout the school year.

November 2: Rainbow Bowling

Location: Cadillac Lanes
Address of Location: 650 Laporte Road, Waterloo, IA
Date: November 2, 2010
Time: 6 - 8pm

UNI Proud invites all local GSA's and members of Proud to a fun night of bowling!

The cost for two hours and a pair of shoes is $8 in advance and $10 at the door. It is only $1 for pizza, soda, and hot dogs.

Any proceeds from this event will benefit UNI Proud's events.

Please contact the UNI President, Ellie, at: haile at uni dot edu for more information.

Halloween Party Oct. 29

Location: Wesley Foundation
Date: October 29, 2010
Time: 6pm and 8pm

At 6pm, we'll watch some scary movies. Be prepared to be scared.

At 8pm, the Halloween party will start, and there will be food and games. Come in a costume if you'd like and join us for a night of great fun!

October 23: Safe Date Tailgating

Location: North WRC Parking lot
Date: October 23, 2010
Time: 11:30am-3pm

UNI Proud is helping the Women and Gender Studies program host this event, where there will be free soda and food and fun give-aways before the game. Join us for an afternoon of fun!

Oct18 - Oct22: HomeComing Out week

HomeComing Out Week
"Let the good times roll."

Starting October 18, 2010 and ending October 22, 2010, we will be celebrating Homecoming Out week, where Proud will host a series of events on each day of the week in honor of LGBT issues.

Also, note that the Mural Painting competition is October 11 through 13. See event below for details.

Please read on for a list of our lovely activities!

October 15: Laramie Project Actor Talk Back

Location: CME (2nd floor of Maucker Union in the Center for Multicultural Education).
Date: Friday, October 15, 2010
Time: 3 to 4pm

The actors of the Laramie Project will be available in the CME if you'd like to ask them questions. Feel free to come and bring a friend! Learn about the actors, their show, and share any other questions you may have.

October 11 - 13: Homecoming Mural Painting

Location: Maucker Union, University Room
Date: October 11, 12, and 13, 2010
Time: all day (room closes at 10pm)

For those of you who wish to participate, please come on down and paint a mural! The theme is "Let the Good Times Roar." Feel free to interpret that in a positive manner in any way you'd like, and try to relate it to Proud as well! There is materials in the room to help you accomplish this task. Feel free to leave a comment here asking for more information if you have any questions.

Go at it and have fun!

Proud Meeting: October 5

Location: Presidential Room (lower level of Maucker Union)
Date: October 5, 2010
Time: 7pm

Game Night!

Come, bring some games, and be prepared for a night of great fun!

October 13-14: Laramie Project Parts 1 and 2

Location: Great Hall, Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center
Date: October 13, 2010 and October 14, 2010
Time: 7:30pm

University of Northern Iowa is hosting the Laramie Project on this day. Tickets are required. Call 319-273-4TIX for more information.

National Coming Out Day: October 11

Location: UNI campus
Date: October 11, 2010
Time: All Day

October 10: Chalking Campus

Location: By Reflection Pool outside Maucker Union
Date: October 10, 2010
Time: 6pm

Meet at the Reflection Pool and be prepared to write all over campus! If you'd like, bring your own chalk, for we have a limited amount available. This is in honor of National Coming Out Day. Hope to see you there!

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