IndexUNI: Database of University Articles


Displaying 1 - 15 of 15
Title Date Summary
1 Why audiobooks are better than physical copies
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:38, p.03
2/20/2023 Abigail Saathoff writes an opinion pieces that lays out her arguments as to why audiobooks are better than physical books. Abigail shares that audiobooks provide a hands-free, engaging way to read books especially for those who have busier schedules; photo.
2 Rod Library sells books for a bargain
Meyers--Trevor (Student-2021), Parr--Sam (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:28, p.01
12/8/2022 Rod Library sold over 8,000 books, music, and LPs to education students and/or teachers. This book sale was put on in efforts to help support the Teacher Education and Collaboration Hub (TEACH) project; photo.
3 Colleen Hoover writes bad books
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:11, p.03
10/3/2022 Bailey Klinkhammer writes their opinion on Colleen Hoover's books specifically focusing on the book "November 9". Klinkhammer believes that Hoover's love stories romanticizes obsessive and controlling men and will teach teenage or young adult women that it is okay to be in an emotionally abusive relationship; photo.
4 Banning books: A fundamental barrier in education through literature
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.03
3/7/2022 Abigail Saathoff discusses the issues with banning books in schools.
5 Senate panel increases proposed criminal penalties for 'obscene' school books
Obradovich--Kathie (Iowa Capital Dispatch)
Northern Iowan 118:38, p.02
2/28/2022 The Iowa Senate Judiciary Committee approved Senate File 2198, which proposes criminal penalties for educators who show "obscene" material in classrooms and school libraries; photo.
6 Banning books should not be the main concern
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:34, p.03
2/14/2022 Jetta Colsch gives their opinion on banning books within schools, calling it irresponsible; photo.
7 Former professor publishes graphic novel
Qualley--Sarah (Student--2021), Kelley--Gary R. (Class of 1968)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.02
4/1/2021 Gary Kelley, a UNI alum and a former art professor, published a graphic novel called "Moon of the Snow Blind: Spirit Lake," which follows the story of Dakota Sioux Natives and four female captives of the Spirit Lake Massacre; photo.
8 FTR series celebrates Women's History Month
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:45, p.04
3/29/2021 The Hearst Center for the Arts and College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences hosted author Ukamaka Olisakwe via Zoom on March 25 for their Final Thursday Reading Series. Olisakwe spoke about her book, "Ogadinma: Or, Everything Will Be Alright," and African women and marriage; photos.
9 Dr. Seuss isn't "cancelled"
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:38, p.03
3/4/2021 Slomka writes about six Dr. Seuss books being pulled from publication due to their portrayal of racial caricatures; photo.
10 Columnist Wiggins bids farewell
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:26, p.03
12/9/2019 Opinion columnist Kevin Wiggins bids farewell in a column that includes advice to a younger self and those still on their college journey; photo.
11 The impact of the printing press
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.03
10/28/2019 In the author's opinion, day-to-day technology is often taken for granted. Wiggins discusses technological advances and the evolution of information communication started by the Gutenberg Printing Press; photo.
12 Ottessa Moshfegh is brilliant
Hall--Brody (Class of 2019)
Northern Iowan 115:49, p.03
4/15/2019 Hall recommends author Ottessa Moshfegh; photo.
13 What is it that makes the classics great?
Wiggins-Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:48, p.03
4/11/2019 In the author's opinion, "great" works of literature inspire new possibilities and remind people of their humanity, and should be a requirement of the liberal arts core curriculum; photo.
14 Diversity on display in new exhibit
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.02
2/11/2019 The exhibit "Telling a People's Story," featuring children's book illustrations of African Americans throughout history, will be on display in the Rod Library Learning Commons until February 19; photo.
15 Why the classics are needed
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:34, p.03
2/11/2019 In the author's opinion, works of classic literature are important today. Wiggins highlights the journal Eidolon and modern interpretations and criticism of the classics; photo.

Questions about this service?

Contact Jaycie Vos, University Archivist | (319) 273-6307


1227 W 27th Street
Cedar Falls, Iowa 50614
(319) 273-2838  |