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VITA tax preparation cancelled for remaining of tax season

Due to the suspension of face-to-face instruction to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the VITA program has been canceled for the remainder of the tax season.  We apologize for any inconvenience. Please check our website and social channels for 2021 VITA program dates and times. 

3 weeks 3 days ago

UNIBusiness News

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How does this UNI business student, all-American athlete and entrepreneur find the time?

University of Northern Iowa senior wrestler Bryce Steiert (Management) had never commercially mowed a lawn before he started a landscaping business. “That’s kind of how he competes,” said UNI wrestling head coach Doug Schwab of Steiert’s willingness to jump into something new. “We’ll have a little bit of a plan for his matches, but he knows where he wants to go.”​

3 weeks 4 days ago

Student News

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UNI AAF students win Best in Show at 2020 ADDY Awards

The University of Northern Iowa student chapter of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) won three awards at the annual Cedar Valley Addy awards show (Student Best in Show and two Gold Addys) last month. The group earned the hardware thanks to its “Get Dogged” campaign, which it created for the annual National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) last year. 

3 weeks 5 days ago

Student News

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Forgive us our debts?

A trendy idea circulating on the political left is student-loan debt forgiveness. For some graduates and non-graduates, student loans are, indeed, onerous.

3 weeks 5 days ago

Ethical View

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Wealthy Hoarders—American style

Recently I’ve seen a spate of posts on Facebook—granted not the most veracious of mediums—bemoaning rich Americans’ penchant for “hoarding” their wealth. One envisions human versions of Disney’s Scrooge McDuck character defying physics by diving into treasure chests of gold coins.

3 weeks 6 days ago

Ethical View

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In praise of cost cutting

Major American airlines are notorious for squeezing more passengers onto their planes. The image of sardines in a can is apt. Passengers, of course, whine. Pundits, consumer advocates, and legislators are outraged and claim airlines are only interested in increasing profits.

1 month 1 day ago

Ethical View

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