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Title Date Summary
1 Be social, get off of handheld media
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:40, p.03
3/11/2021 The author discusses the amount of social media use today and the importance of taking a break from it. The author says that there is more to the world than what is on a phone.
2 Is gamification the future of productivity?
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.03
2/3/2020 Opinion Columnist Emerson Slomeka explains the role gamification plays in softening the lines between the work and play differences of opinion.
3 Earn money by locking phone
Ortiz--Cristian (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:24, p.03
11/16/2017 A phone app called "Pocket Points" allows students to earn rewards at local businesses by locking their phone during class and not use it; photo.
4 Phone psychology
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:17, p.01
10/23/2017 Adam Butler, a psychology professor at UNI, warns of the potential psychological effects of over using one's smartphone. There may be a connection between smartphone use and a person's mental health; photo.
5 New iPhone? More like WhyPhone
Schrad--Tanner (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:15, p.03
10/16/2017 Columnist Schrad discusses the trend to constantly update cell phones every year and the new iPhone X; photo.
6 Personal tech devices belong in classroom
Wagner--Amanda (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.3
9/21/2015 Columnist Amanda Wagner believes that professors should stop prohibiting students from using electronic devices in the classroom; photo.
7 Life-aid ask Kyle
Marlin--Kyle (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:6, p.4
9/18/2014 Student Kyle Marlin gives advice on how to handle college related stress including club involvement, organization, and plan making.
8 University releases new mobile app
Northern Iowan 110:28, p.1
1/16/2014 UNI recently released a mobile application to help students connect to the university. The app provides a schedule of UNI events, menus for dining centers, maps, and emergency contact information. Students can access app this from any smartphone.
9 UNI goes mobile with custom designed MyUNI mobile app
Public Relations News Release 2013:153, p.1
1/9/2014 There is now a MyUNI mobile app available for smartphones. Some of the features of this app include access to eLearning, dining center menus, and new about the college.
10 Research group works to close the gap between smart phones and the classroom
Public Relations News Release 2011:80, p.1
10/14/2011 Students and professors are working together to try and incorporate smart phones into a classroom setting.
11 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.
12 Cellular Addiction
Laurio--Katelyn Rose (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.11
8/31/2010 Believes cell phones do not belong in the classroom. Students should be paying attention to the professor during lectures. Cell phones are a tremendous convenience, but they should not rule your life.
13 Don't text and drive, kids
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 2009:59, p.3
7/16/2010 Students urged to not text while driving. In fact, it is now illegal in Iowa; photo.
14 Don't Text and Drive, Kids
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:59, p.3
7/16/2010 Students, faculty, and staff urged to curtail the use of texting while driving. It is now against the law; photo.
15 Grammatically speaking
Gitchell--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.5
3/2/2010 Grammar checker can be frustrating, but bad grammar in newspaper articles or letters is even worse. Electronic devices and teachers are most commonly blamed. The devices are only as smart as the user.
16 Texting while driving may potentially be banned
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:33, p.1
2/5/2010 Iowa lawmakers are considering making texting while driving illegal. Four different bills have been proposed to deal with distractions while driving; photo.
17 Texting while driving becomes a growing concern
Tegeler--Cassie L. (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.10
12/4/2009 Distracted drivers account for almost eighty per cent of all auto accidents and nearly sixty-five per cent of near accidents in the United States. Many states are considering ticketing those who text while driving; photo.
18 Student Voices
Moore--Emily Janelle (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.9
11/3/2009 Responses to the question; What do you think of students who text during class?
19 Cell phones promote antisocial behavior
Gitchell--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.6
10/6/2009 The instant access to friends via texting, the Internet, and Face book make talking to people in person an old art form.
20 Cell phone savvy gives job seekers edge
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:51, p.9
4/21/2009 U.S. Cellular suggests students who are seeking jobs should include a cell phone number on the application and resume in addition to a land line. This information will help ensure receiving a call from a potential employer; photo.
21 Dependence on cell phones
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:44, p.3
3/27/2009 The convenience of using cell phones noted. Expanded functions of phones questioned.
22 Cell phone etiquette
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:33, p.7
2/6/2009 Students reminded that cell phone conversations should be off limits in areas such as museums, theaters, dentist and doctor waiting rooms, locker rooms, and classrooms.
23 Phoning home
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:33, p.7
2/6/2009 Parents do worry if their son or daughter fails to call following a return trip to campus.

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