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Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)

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1 My inevitable farewell
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:53, p.5
4/24/2012 Nicholas Krob expresses his thanks to faculty and students for their support and sharing of knowledge. UNI is an amazing school; supplying opportunities and successes beyond the wildest of dreams; photo.
2 Undue criticism
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:50, p.4
4/13/2012 Response to Eileen Dare's comments concerning the "Men and Feminism" panel discussion. Ms. Dare's comments during the panel presentation were against the rules set forth by the moderator; photo.
3 Misguided priorities
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:44, p.5
3/23/2012 Conflicts over proper ways to solve the budget problems. Pride shown in students standing up for their beliefs. Concerns expressed over the direction of the University. Athletics Yea or Nay; photo?
4 Social media obsession
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:41, p.5
3/2/2012 Author explains feelings about not participating in the Facebook craze. Humans are more than a biography and a series of tweets. Mystery, privacy, and anonymity have been lost.
5 Elevator Aversion
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.4
2/17/2012 Living in a country with the highest rate of obesity in the world is not surprising. Lines of students waiting at elevators, instead of using the stairs, is certainly an indicator of the problem.
6 The theft of creativity
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:31, p.4
1/27/2012 The Stop Online Piracy Act is aimed at stopping the piracy of information on the Internet.
7 Santorum's Christian crusade
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:29, p.4
1/20/2012 Author examines Presidential candidate's message and suggests that the message disregards critical thought; photo.
8 Our gluttonous waste
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:25, p.3
12/2/2011 Thanksgiving is over for this year. Statistics shared showing an alarming number of people dying due to hunger related causes each year. The amount of food wasted is mind boggling; photo.
9 Persistent parking woes
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.5
11/11/2011 Criticizes student parking on campus. Parking passes are over sold. Suggests designating an area for students to park free of charge; photo.
10 A crucial benefit from Occupy Wall Street
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:18, p.4
10/28/2011 Occupy Wall Street movement has brought to center stage the gross overpayment of CEOs in our capitalist society. The average CEO salary in 2010 was $9 million. The money gap in our society is widening.
11 The damage of capitalism
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:13, p.4
10/11/2011 The ills of a capitalist society are discussed. It would appear that we are all driven by the search for the almighty dollar; photo.
12 Making a case for winter
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:8, p.5
9/23/2011 Winter can be beautiful. The white snow covers the defects of the brown earth. We should embrace the season, not shun it. Author realizes that many will disagree with his view.
13 The failure of a few
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:53, p.14
4/26/2011 Professors urged to become more engaged during their teaching. Do not just teach the textbook, but add relevant, up to date materials. Do not just read from your PowerPoint. Challenge your students to look outside the textbook for answers.
14 Next to soccer, baseball strikes out
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:49, p.10
4/12/2011 Case made for soccer being the American pastime instead of baseball. Writer admits that many will disagree with his suggestion; photo.
15 A music industry alternative
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:46, p.5
4/1/2011 An examination of the music industry and what drives the success of recording artists.
16 Congratulating a villain
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:43, p.8
3/11/2011 The Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Westboro Baptist Church is a victory for free speech, but it does leave a bad taste in some people's mouths. Free speech is not totally free, nor is it always pleasant; photo.
17 Can you be too old to drive?
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.9
2/25/2011 Statistics show that new teen drivers and elderly drivers are equally dangerous behind the wheel. Elderly people do not want to lose their independence by giving up their driver's license. The elderly are slow to accept change.
18 Shooting ourselves in the foot
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:36, p.10
2/15/2011 Believes that the lack of big name musical groups in the area may be due to rude and immature audiences. Recent local concerts had prompted comments from band members.
19 Best of Cedar Falls
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:34, p.12
2/8/2011 Scratch Cupcakes, 4 Queens Dairy Cream, Gravy's Diner, Mulligan's, Pablo's, Hearst Center for the Arts, and the Wild Hair Salon named favorite Cedar Valley establishments.
20 A losing game
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:30, p.7
1/25/2011 Prices for textbooks on all campuses are very high. Students urged to purse the cheapest option; including exchanging books among classmates; photo.
21 A free mattress
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:27, p.10
12/10/2010 A parental decision to offer a used mattress for free results in an eye opening experience. The disparity between those that have and those that do not have is immense.
22 23 minutes of nonsense
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:24, p.9
11/19/2010 Bill Wiese's book, "23 Minutes in Hell", leads to the author's assumption that Christianity is propagated by fear, and ultimately exists only because of the gullible nature of its followers.
23 A legitimate reason to hate Notre Dame
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:20, p.7
11/5/2010 The death of a junior at Notre Dame used as a reason to hate the university. Declan Sullivan died while filming a practice session. Wind gusts were reported to be sixty miles per hour and the young man was atop a fifty foot scissor lift.
24 Vote to retain Supreme Court justices on Nov. 2
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.9
10/26/2010 Reasons expressed for the retention of three Iowa Supreme Court justices. Readers urged to vote.
25 The damage of Wal-Mart
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:13, p.7
10/12/2010 Wal-Mart taken to task for paying employees low wages and in some alleged cases failing to pay the correct amount due to employees. The closing of small town stores has also been placed on the doorstep of the company; photo.
26 The greatest decision ever made
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:10, p.8
10/1/2010 Finds that the adoption of two cats came with some adjustments, but the end result was positive.
27 Internal investigations, internal biases
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:7, p.9
9/21/2010 When police departments hold internal investigations, the perception is that the loyalties and friendships within the department will be taken into account. Many question the fairness and objectivity of these investigations.
28 Study Abroad
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.9
9/3/2010 Author appreciates the United States following his trip to England and Italy. His interactions with other students from Hong Kong, Seattle, Portugal, and the Czech Republic were more enlightening than the formal classes; photo.
29 Taking a stand for freedom of speech
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:53, p.7
4/27/2010 A group, U.S. Revolution, has warned the producers of the television show South Park about a recent episode depicting the prophet Mohammed in a bear suit.
30 Life, liberty and the pursuit of dying peacefully
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:51, p.5
4/20/2010 Considers the situations when death might be preferable to life.
31 The pains of American travel
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:44, p.2
3/26/2010 Believes train travel in the United States needs drastic improvement. Dependence on airplanes is much more costly and includes many delays. Many times trains can continue their routes when air travel is shut down due to weather conditions.
32 Butt out of smoking
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:42, p.6
3/9/2010 The dangers of smoking repeated, but the case is made that smoking is a personal choice. The reported three thousand people dying from second hand smoke does allow non-smokers a voice in the matter.
33 The real reason behind American obesity
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.6
3/2/2010 Fifty-eight million Americans are overweight, with over forty million obese. Fast food is commonly blamed as the culprit. The real blame rests on the shoulders of people. No one forces you to eat.
34 What's so bad about prostitution anyway
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.3
2/26/2010 Makes case for the legalization of prostitution.
35 Irrelevance of religious pro-life arguments
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2008:30, p.5
1/26/2010 Abortion revisited.
36 A regression of humanity
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.6
12/11/2009 Recent hate crimes remind us of the existence of racism and prejudice. Society must admit that a problem exists, put pride aside, and not permit or accept acts of hatred or prejudice.
37 Check out my tat, man
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:24, p.3
11/20/2009 Believes tattooing is an art form. Most tattoos seen on college campuses lack meaning and are rather bland. Too often those who chose to get a tattoo forget that the ink is permanent and how the tattoo might look in twenty or thirty years.
38 One hit wonders fail to impress
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.7
10/20/2009 Many of today's top recording artists will have only one or two hits during their careers. Commentary on the sad state of the music world of today.
39 Protecting our rights
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:12, p.6
10/9/2009 Believes blasphemy day resulted in reminding people of the freedom of speech and the values in that freedom. The increased discussion on campus was refreshing.
40 Bulk shopping is hurting our society
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:9, p.5
9/29/2009 Sam's Club and the Wal-mart mentality focused on low prices and large quantity purchases. Buying in volume allows lower prices, which puts a strain on local establishments.
41 Life in the Northern Iowa kingdom
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:6, p.3
9/18/2009 Freshmen are subjected to a great deal of advice from upper classmen. Much of the information is incorrect. A student needs to go to class. Many professors are fantastic resources. Sincere offers to help an underclassman are welcome.
42 Two cents on marriage
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:52, p.3
4/24/2009 Supports the recent ruling legalizing gay marriage in Iowa.
43 Bragging about laziness
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:50, p.3
4/17/2009 Discussion with fellow college students revealed many have not set future career goals, place a low emphasis on grades, and possess a weak work ethic. Luckily these traits strengthen as the student grows older.
44 Extraordinary rendition exports U. S. dirty work
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:47, p.8
4/7/2009 President Clinton granted permission for the CIA to take suspects and ship them to third party countries in order to be tortured to gain information. This practice seems to be against many of the inalienable rights granted to our citizens.
45 A change in perspective
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:44, p.3
3/27/2009 An invitation to participate in a discussion group focused on race enlightened the members of the group.
46 Opportunities for involvement
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:41, p.4
3/6/2009 University filled with wide ranging student groups. All are eager for new members.
47 Teaching children manners, courtesy
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:39, p.6
2/27/2009 Finds behavior in public places by children aged three through twelve lacking. Parents need to teach and demonstrate proper behavior in public to their children.
48 Optimism hurt by video comments
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:37, p.5
2/20/2009 Believes commentary following the death of a motocross rider was uncalled for and unkind.
49 Modern day race relations need improvement
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:35, p.6
2/13/2009 Believes that racism is a serious issue. People of all colors should be aware of the problem and begin to make changes within themselves. These changes will expand to cities, towns, countries, and the world.
50 Putting money in the garbage disposal
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:33, p.8
2/6/2009 Asks why only freshmen are required to purchase a 14 meal per week plan and why students should be billed for meals that they do not eat.


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