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Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)

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1 The organic craze distracts from more important issues
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:26, p.10
12/7/2010 The organic farming versus modern farming discussion revisited. Do genetically modified crops present a health risk? Is food safer if grown without pesticides?
2 'Diversity Matters' but why?
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:22, p.7
11/12/2010 Interaction with international students is not apparent. Only three and a half percent of the students are international students. Americans interact mostly with American students.
3 From page-turns to plug-ins
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:19, p.9
11/2/2010 Reading brings a simple happiness. Technology has entered the realm of reading. One can now use audio books as he drives down the road. Braille books, Kindle, and Noble Nook are also available. Reading is a good thing.
4 Halloween hinges on creative or crude
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:16, p.10
10/22/2010 Memoires of Halloween's past and hopes for the Halloween of 2010; photo.
5 Scientific controversy: skepticism now, acceptance later
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:12, p.5
10/8/2010 Scientific breakthroughs are not always universally accepted. Acceptance takes time and we do have the right to reject new medical research that we oppose on a moral basis.
6 University divisions hinder a cohesive education
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.5
9/17/2010 Believes there is a lack of communication between departments and divisions on the college level. Liberal Arts Core improvements might include an overlap or connection of the classes.
7 No excuse for not recycling
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:27, p.8
12/12/2008 Offers tips for recycling material that should not simply go into the wastebasket.
8 A Midterm break proposal
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:24, p.3
11/21/2008 A day off between Labor Day and Thanksgiving proposed. The benefits would be a catch up day for visiting a professor, homework, papers, or going home. A break would encourage students and hopefully improve attentiveness.
9 The importance of music and drama
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:21, p.7
11/11/2008 Believes that participating in live music, dance, and drama are important parts of education.
10 Remember: winter could be much worse
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:19, p.8
11/4/2008 Humans seem never to be happy with weather conditions; it is either too hot or too cold. Be thankful there are warm coats and scarves available for winter wear. Nine fun winter activates shared.
11 The meaning of Homecoming
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.5
10/17/2008 Believes that some student actions during Homecoming were not positive; if students could ease off of some of the inappropriate traditions, perhaps Homecoming week would be less intimidating.
12 A humbling realization
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:12, p.5
10/10/2008 Reflections on one's place in the world and the realization that little things in life seldom have long lasting effects.
13 New life brings a family's rebirth
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:10, p.5
10/3/2008 A new baby, baptism, or birthday of a child allows families to gather and share time together.
14 E-mail vs. snail mail
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:7, p.6
9/23/2008 The fast, effortless e-mail system has advantages, but the author prefers using pen, paper, and a stamp to communicate with friends and family far away.
15 The disarray of politics
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:5, p.8
9/16/2008 Believes that politics today are impersonal and vicious.
16 "I do" minus the glam
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:3, p.8
9/9/2008 Observes that the wedding ceremony lasts minutes and the marriage is intended to last a lifetime; believes that simple weddings are just a meaningful to the couple as the lavish, expensive ones.

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