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1 Banning books: A fundamental barrier in education through literature
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.3
3/7/2022 Abigail Saathoff discusses the issues with banning books in schools.
2 Companies need to distinguish between platform and publisher
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.03
10/14/2019 Opinion Columnist, Colin Horning explains the importance of the Silicon Valley companies deciding if they are a platform or publisher of content.
3 Alex Jones ban a good thing
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.03
9/10/2018 The author discusses censorship on social media regarding Alex Jones.
4 Tinker talks firs amendment
Smith--Monique (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:13, p.02
10/9/2017 Mary Beth Tinker gives a talk about the importance of free speech and the First Amendment. She discusses her life and her experiences with the struggle for free speech; photo.
5 Censorship abound in UNIFI/RTL chalk war
Moeller--Jesse (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:14, p.4
10/15/2015 Student Jesse Moeller believes that student chalk messages should not be censored, and should be removed only if they violate school policy.
6 The greatest show on earth
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.4
2/14/2012 Believes that legislation to stop online piracy is much too complicated. The Internet is the closest thing to a circus, but it continues to be a magical place. It is difficult to imagine censorship of the Internet.
7 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.
8 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.
9 @Revolution
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:32, p.5
2/1/2011 Social networking sites have been used to help plan protests, inform others of police locations, and share stories to inspire others. Countries now censor these sites to limit communication.
10 Courts vs. legislation against violent video games
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.12
11/9/2010 U. S. Supreme Court is hearing an appeal of a California ruling banning the sale of video games to children. Other similar laws have been overturned as against freedom of speech; photo.
11 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.
12 Explaining the process, encouraging feedback
Northern Iowan 106:47, p.4
4/6/2010 Northern Iowan writers are freelance and cover what they want to cover; hence, some good stories do not get coverage.
13 UNI hosts FAIR reporter and author Peter Hart
Public Relations News Release 2009:317, p.1
3/8/2010 Peter Hart, activism director from Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) will discuss media bias and censorship and the various forces that influence and shape the news media at Lang Hall Auditorium. "How Does Media Reporting Affect Citizenship?"
14 Keep the beep
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:26, p.6
12/8/2009 The beep during some favorite cartoons serves as a wake up call. Many times we do not realize that parts need to be censored.
15 UNI-TV pulled to protect student's identity
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.1
12/4/2009 James O'Connor decided to "error on the side of safety" when he allowed a video piece to be pulled from the rerun schedule on Cedar Falls Cable. Two students would have been able to be identified from the clip; photo.
16 Spreading sunshine
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:24, p.3
11/20/2009 Members of the Northern Iowan staff were not allowed to attend an advertised 'open forum" called by Dean of Students Jon Buse. One was allowed to attend as a student, but later was asked to leave the room. A dangerous precedent was set that day.
17 Free speech is worth fighting for
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.5
10/6/2009 Fallout from the events and chalking of Blasphemy Day included threats, disappointment, and attempts to destroy the chalked messages. Everyone believes in free speech until it starts to offend them.
18 Confused by book banning
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:20, p.4
11/7/2008 People seeking to ban books, due to language or ideas such as magic or violence, are usually concerned about the negative impact on children. These people do not realize that these books can also have a positive effect on children.
19 Free to disagree
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:17, p.7
10/28/2008 Disagreement with an article does not grant the right to censor. This statement refers to an article by Nick Krob on anorexia. The first amendment protects all speech, not just the speech with which you agree.
20 Getting massively sued
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.7
11/13/2007 Considers the balance between free speech and the possibility of being sued for libel.
21 Making a case for free speech in schools
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:59, p.4
6/29/2007 Believes Supreme Court ruling limiting free speech for public school students is unclear.
22 Peeking into the annals of educational history
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:28, p.5
12/8/2006 Concerns expressed over pending court case limiting the rights of students.
23 Holes in the Bible belt
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:19, p.7
10/31/2006 Fox will release "Borat" to 800 theatres, instead of the original planned 2200. Concern expressed that the Midwest will not have the opportunity to view the film.
24 Censorship removes religion from cartoon
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:10, p.5
9/29/2006 Parents Television Council upset by NBC's attempt to cut the religion from the television show "Veggie Tales". The PTC is taken to task for its views on censorship.
25 The Boom Boom Room causes a ruckus on campus
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:45, p.1
3/25/2005 The cast and crew of "The Boom Boom Room" believe that the removal of their advertisements from bulletin boards is censorship; photo.
26 Isn't it ironic? Don't you think?
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:26, p.5
12/3/2004 Examines irony in current political issues.
27 Respect for shocking cartoon
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:16, p.5
10/22/2004 Describes "South Park" as a socially relevant and satirical cartoon with elements of crude humor.
28 FCC bill robs rights
Northern Iowan 100:47, p.7
4/2/2004 Speaks out against efforts by the FCC to crack down on indecency in broadcasting.
29 Student voices
Northern Iowan 100:47, p.11
4/2/2004 Students respond to the question "What words do you feel are inappropriate to say on the radio?"; photo.
30 Censorship endangering American way of life
Humphrey--Benjamin (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:52, p.7
4/22/2003 Criticizes the rise of censorship that has come with the rise of patriotism in America.
31 Taking action against hate speech not such a crime
Pittman--Robert S. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 97:49, p.8
4/6/2001 Feels that speakers should not be allowed to attack the beliefs of others.
32 Madonna finds 'What it feels like' to be banned by MTV. . .again
Droll--Robert J.
Northern Iowan 97:45, p.3
3/23/2001 Comments on the banning of Madonna's most recent music video by MTV; photo.
33 Banned Books Week spurs national conflict
Northern Iowan 97:11, p.11
10/3/2000 "Fish in the River of Knowledge" was this year's theme of annual Banned Books Week.
34 Uncontrolled censorship comes at cost to women
Rawe--Jennifer Kristina (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 96:42, p.5
3/3/2000 Relationship of issues relating to censorship, pornography, and women.
35 Issues need to be clarified
Northern Iowan 94:23, p.9
11/18/1997 Elaine Jaquith believes proposal on explicit classroom materials relates to student rights, not censorship.
36 Final word on censorship (for now)
Northern Iowan 94:21, p.5
11/11/1997 Believes that students still need to be alert for attempts at censorship.
37 Censorship, free speech and power
Northern Iowan 94:19, p.5
11/4/1997 Believes professors should select texts for classes and not offer alternatives to students who object on various grounds.
38 Literature reflects real life; censorship hinders teaching
Rochette-Crawley--Susan (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 94:18, p.8
10/31/1997 Professor Rochette-Crawley agrees with view of Calvin Thomas on use of wide range of literature in class.
39 Teaching kids responsibility part of learning how to use the Internet
Public Relations News Release 1997:65, p.1
10/8/1997 Leigh Zeitz of UNI's Price Laboratory School stresses the importance of teaching children responsibility when using the Internet; believes censorship is an issue.
40 Sex, censorship and the Internet
Public Relations News Release 1997:38, p.2
9/18/1997 Roger K. Newman to speak September 23 on gambling, privacy, and government control of the Internet.
41 National lecturer Roger K. Newman to speak at the University of Northern Iowa on the internet and censorship
Public Relations News Release 1997:37, p.1
9/17/1997 Roger K. Newman will speak on "Sex, Censorship, and the Internet" Sept. 23.
42 Hansen has "Constitutional right to say what he feels"
Kisgen--Eric J.
Northern Iowan 92:28, p.7
12/8/1995 Believes dropping of recent Hansen article was censorship.
43 Censorship 'result of fear'
Gates--Catherine D.
Northern Iowan 90:46, p.2
3/18/1994 Panel discusses censorship; photo.
44 A Weltha Knowledge
Weltha--Craig D. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 89:48, p.2
3/30/1993 Disturbed by recent controversy regarding showing of "offensive" film at University of Iowa.
45 Book banning.
Public Relations News Release 1992:463, p.1
3/29/1993 Iowa ranked seventh in the nation in the number of censorship cases. Lucille Lettow says she has seen censorship by both liberals and conservatives.
46 Student talk show makes a comeback; "Sports Junkies" in back
Nett--John D. (Class of 1995)
Northern Iowan 89:40, p.1
2/19/1993 Show had been suspended for inappropriate behavior; production is now reviewed by committee of faculty members; photo.
47 For every action . . . there is a reaction
Mitchell--Julie A. (Class of 1994)
Northern Iowan 88:57, p.8
5/1/1992 Sports columnists debate the Sports Junkies issue.
48 Forum debates censorship; 'Sports Junkies' topic of discussion
Johnston--Krista L. (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 88:57, p.4
5/1/1992 Attempts to decide whether the show was censored or was shut down because of a lack of professionalism; photo.
49 Censorship forum tonight: 'Sports Junkies' provides example
Northern Iowan 88:56, p.1
4/28/1992 Conflicting views over show: censorship vs. lack of professionalism.
50 'Sports Junkies' cancellation raises question of freedom of expression
Northern Iowan 88:52, p.3
4/14/1992 Believes college is place for learning and experimentation.


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