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Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)

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1 Salvage, don't scrap
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:53, p.13
4/26/2011 Students urged to donate unwanted items to the Salvation Army, St. Vincent de Paul, or Goodwill rather than filling up dumpsters. The end of the semester brings the opportunity to recycle and donate unwanted items.
2 How to stay focused and relaxed during finals week
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.10
4/22/2011 Have fun, don't procrastinate, study somewhere that makes you comfortable, ask for help, and don't get too excited or disappointed when finals are over.
3 Is the fear of divorce creating more divorces?
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:51, p.13
4/19/2011 Fifty per cent of marriages end in divorce. This fact scares young people. Relationships, commitment, and divorce are all feared. There is a great deal of advice given, but one must follow his/her heart and realize marriage is not easy; photo.
4 Let college prepare you for the 'real world'
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:49, p.10
4/12/2011 Students urged to develop skills employers are looking for, get involved with student groups, gain experience in areas of interest, and use college as a time to open their minds to new ideas.
5 Don't just live in Cedar Falls, enjoy it!
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:48, p.8
4/8/2011 Students urged to take advantage of the many bike trails in the Cedar Valley; now that spring is on the horizon; photo.
6 Is baseball still America's pastime
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:47, p.9
4/5/2011 Television viewer statistics make the point that the Super Bowl and NBA finals both drew more viewers than does the World Series. The use of steroids and performance enhancing drugs may have marred the sport; photo.
7 The courage to care
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:45, p.11
3/29/2011 Members of the University community urged to support Japan's recovery efforts in any way possible.
8 Your college career: own it
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:44, p.10
3/25/2011 With college come pressures of discovering who we are, what we believe in, and how to handle situations. It is a time of discovery and self-revelation.
9 Ask not what your university can do for you; ask what you can do for your university
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.9
3/8/2011 Proposed budget cuts have caused the mood at many public universities, including UNI, to be dreary. Students should pick themselves up, get involved, focus on the positive, and remember why they came to college in the first place; photo.
10 Mistakes were made
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.9
3/4/2011 Misspelled words, the lack of a comma, and improper counting of votes have recently happened to the NI staff and the NISG election commission. Luckily students point out these mistakes, so they may be corrected.
11 Childhood obesity
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:40, p.7
3/1/2011 Schools need to revise school lunches, enhance nutrition education, and increase physical activity among children. Children are exposed to more sedentary activities than children of previous decades.
12 A response to 'The Northern Iowan's influence on the election'
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.8
2/25/2011 Editorial staff defends their coverage of the election. Northern Iowan urges readers to air their concerns on the reporting of campus events.
13 Send a message: these cuts need to stop
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:38, p.9
2/22/2011 Once again the state legislature is asking students to pay higher tuition. The current proposals are for deep cuts to higher education funding. Larger class size, fewer professors, and fewer student services will be the result. Speak out now.
14 Take an interest
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.7
2/18/2011 The Northern Iowa Student Government elections will soon be drawing to a close. NISG does affect students by sponsoring the Panther Shuttle, SafeRide, and making student voices heard at the Board of Regents. Become involved.
15 Procrastinate tomorrow
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:36, p.11
2/15/2011 It is up to students to make or break their college education. Students urged to plan ahead, organize assignments, refer to the syllabus, plan time for themselves, and plan for the job hunt.
16 Get to the McLeod and support the Lady Panthers
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.10
2/11/2011 Women's basketball team has an important game with Creighton. The Bluejays are one game behind the league leading Panthers. Students, faculty, and the community urged to get out and support the women's program; photo.
17 Censorship is n** the answer
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:34, p.12
2/8/2011 "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" is being reprinted with slave being used instead of the n word. This censorship of an American classic has caused an uproar in academic circles.
18 Commercial costs
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:33, p.5
2/4/2011 Commercials during the Super Bowl can cost up to six million dollars. They have become the reason many watch the game. You may not be able to be at the game in person, but you will be able to see the commercials in the comfort of your home.
19 Reason over rhetoric
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:31, p.7
1/28/2011 The response to President Obama's State of the Union message seemed to be an increase in bipartisan applause; believes people are tired of the gridlock in Washington and are looking for results.
20 McDermott returns to Cedar Falls Wednesday
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:30, p.7
1/25/2011 Greg McDermott and his son, Doug, return to the McLeod Center. They will be joined by members of the Creighton Bulldogs. The former coach turned the fortunes of men's basketball around. Greg had signed with the Panthers, but followed his father.
21 ReLEASE the tension
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:29, p.7
1/21/2011 Before signing the lease for your apartment, be certain to read and understand what is stated. Do not leave blank lines. Either draw a line through the blank or fill in the needed information. Note condition and needed repairs. Leave a clean apartment
22 Make this your best semester ever
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:28, p.9
1/14/2011 Don't waste the semester waiting for summer; meet new people, get organized early, set your goals high, enjoy your studies, find an internship or part time job, join a new group, and have fun.
23 Holiday wish list
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:27, p.10
12/10/2010 Members of the editorial staff share their hopes for the new year. President Allen's health, basketball success, students taking group projects more seriously, and hopes for a snow day are some of the wishes.
24 Not for the interests of student government
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:26, p.10
12/7/2010 Student government is a two-sided proposition. NISG needs to communicate more clearly what they are doing for the student body. The student body needs to take a greater interest in student government.
25 Don't die
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.11
12/3/2010 Winter driving tips shared; slow down, clear windshields, keep the gas tank above half a tank, and pack a winter survival kit.
26 L8er G8er
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:24, p.8
11/19/2010 Students warned to show respect when contacting professors via email. Do not use the texting lingo you use with friends. Include your name and course and always end the note with a thank you.
27 Is honesty always the best policy?
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.10
11/16/2010 Believes that we have all stretched the truth at some point in our lives. Honesty is best for those who can handle the truth. Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny are great traditions that require less than the truth.
28 Coughing up the facts
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:22, p.7
11/12/2010 College students are highly susceptible to colds and the flu. A decline in class attendance may be due to late semester laziness or illness of the student population. Students urged to take precautions.
29 What would our Founding Fathers think?
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.12
11/9/2010 The state of the economy, the environment, and today's politics are not what the key players in the forming of this country had in mind. Readers urged to bring back the "American Dream" and make changes.
30 Joe the Plumber, M. D.
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:20, p.7
11/5/2010 Discussion of the recent election results that removed three members of the Iowa Supreme Court discussed.
31 Think
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:19, p.9
11/2/2010 Students urged to think before forwarding messages via E-mail that may or may not be true factual. Think before you vote. Become informed on the issues and where the candidates stand. VOTE.
32 In one ear, out the other
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:18, p.5
10/29/2010 Benefits of exercising stated. Finding the time to exercise between classes, working, and studying can be problematic.
33 Credit card debt: easy to get, hard to get rid of
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.9
10/26/2010 Truths and myths about credit cards; readers warned of the dangers of credit card debt.
34 It's time to bleed purple and gold
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:16, p.10
10/22/2010 Homecoming is a great time to be proud of the University. Athletics, classroom success, national rankings, stage productions, virtual parade, tailgating, and campaniling are highlights of the weekend.
35 Don't drink your way to danger
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:15, p.9
10/19/2010 Homecoming weekend is often filled with fun and alcohol. Students urged to be careful of consuming too much alcohol. Being arrested, having your stomach pumped, or being raped are not positive things to remember from the Homecoming weekend.
36 Don't 'just' vote
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.8
10/15/2010 Students urged to make informed decisions when voting in November. Elected officials will determine the direction of the state. Listen, read, and examine their positions before you vote.
37 Unfair treatment for unwitting students
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:13, p.7
10/12/2010 Student loan reform is needed. Currently student loans have no escape clause. Bankruptcy will not get rid of student loans. If payments are missed garnishment, suspension of professional licenses, and income tax withholding are possible.
38 Sticks and Stones
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:12, p.5
10/8/2010 Students urged to continue to push back against prejudice of any kind and refuse to tolerate harassment, bullying, and hatred.
39 Use your resources
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:11, p.8
10/5/2010 Students urged to take advantage of several free activities on campus; Rod Library, ITS, athletic events, Career Services, and the Wellness and Recreation Center; photo.
40 Technology overload
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:10, p.8
10/1/2010 Many students are in constant need of information. They are checking Facebook, tweeting, texting, or emailing most of the time. They forget how to have an honest conversation. Everyone needs a break from technology.
41 Don't let the pressure of relationships get you down
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:9, p.7
9/28/2010 Students urged to be themselves. Be happy with yourself and the relationship choices that you have made. Be who you are and you will attract people who enjoy you for being yourself.
42 Functional Zombies
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:7, p.7
9/21/2010 Caffeine is consumed at the rate of 300mg per day by over half of American adults. 250mg is the intoxication level for caffeine. This means that half of the American population goes about their daily business under the influence of an addictive drug.
43 Don't let tailgating leave you with your tail between your legs
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.5
9/17/2010 Students reminded of the new regulations for tailgating prior to and following UNI and University of Iowa football games.
44 Fred Phelps hates homosexuals
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.10
9/14/2010 Protests planned by the Westboro Baptist Church in response to events remembering and discussing the death of Matthew Shepard on campus.
45 Binge drinking
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:4, p.5
9/10/2010 The dangers of binge drinking presented. Suggestions for more activities for students on Friday and Saturday nights that might curb drinking.
46 Don't stress out
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.8
9/3/2010 Suggestions for relieving stress caused by balancing school, work, clubs, and friends.
47 Redefining "School Spirit"
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.10
8/31/2010 School spirit is not only supporting athletic teams, but supporting those students involved in national organizations and campus groups. Praise for one another is a great goal for all of us this year.
48 Don't throw your money away
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:1, p.17
8/27/2010 A college education should be looked at as an investment. The return on the investment will be based on effort and participation. Cultivate the skills that you learn.
49 Debate over lowering the drinking age
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.1
11/18/2008 American Democracy Project presents panel on advisability of lowering drinking age; photo.
50 Find the right haunted house
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:16, p.10
10/25/2008 Haunted hayride and two haunted houses available for Halloween fun; photo.

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