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1 The pros and cons of social media
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:50, p.03
4/12/2018 Columnist Sam King gives his opinions on the Pros and Cons of social media and how people use it to communicate.
2 It's time to break the silence
Obrink--Stormy Rose (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.3
4/21/2014 The author encourages people to break down the taboo in our society surrounding sexual violence and trauma. Many survivors are afraid to tell anyone because of the stigma attached to it. Survivors need to open up and seek help instead of staying silent.
3 Lynda Yates to lecture at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2013:260, p.1
4/21/2014 Lynda Yates, an associate professor of linguistics at Macquarie University in Australia, will present her lecture "Communication, Language and preparing for the Work Place". April 28 in Seerley Hall.
4 Expand your vocabulary: learn a second language
Nelson--Nehemiah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.4
4/3/2014 Urges the importance of learning a second language. Says Americans are notoriously monolingual. UNI offers Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, and Russian.
5 TWLOHA to help winter blues
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:38, p.2
2/20/2014 Seasonal Affective Disorder is the symptoms of depression onset by winter conditions. UNI's chapter of To Write Love on Her Arms, TWOLA, is open to all students dealing with depression. TWOLA's goal is to give hope to anyone who is struggling.
6 'Ender's Game' full of powerful messages
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.4
11/5/2013 Author reviews the film "Ender's Game" based on the Orson Scott Card novel. The movie takes place in a futuristic society with Earth under alien attack. There is a strong theme of loving one's enemy throughout the film.
7 Connecting without making a connection
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.3
10/25/2013 Says people should unplug from technology to enjoy life. Says time spent away from technology is liberating.
8 Be a part of the community: Speak out for others and serve as an ally
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:5, p.4
9/13/2013 The author encourages others to become an ally for those in the LGBT community. He thinks that it is important for our generation to limit prejudice and to be more understanding.
9 He said, she said: relationship advice
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:46, p.6
4/5/2013 Answers the question, "I just started dating someone, and they're wonderful, but in the summer we'll live four hours apart. Do you have any advice for how we can stay connected for those months?"
10 Sit down and write a letter
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:27, p.5
12/7/2012 Author encourages readers to write a hand-written letter. Explains benefits of writing and sending letters as correspondence in society distracted by technology.
11 Elephants, donkeys and the death of civility
Ruane--Blake Steven (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:6, p.4
9/14/2012 Believes that our political system is designed to encourage discourse. Too often discourse ends up with mudslinging. We need to demand more than a popularity contest. How are the candidates going to lead the country?; photo.
12 Identify yourself
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:2, p.7
8/28/2012 Talk to others. Examine your goals. It is OK not to know where you want your life to lead. Join campus groups. You will find yourself and your path. Most of all, try to discover who you are and what principles you stand for.
13 Does Generation Y have an official theme?
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:53, p.4
4/24/2012 The words of the song, "We Are Young", may explain what Generation Y is all about; photo.
14 When solidarity is really not solidarity
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:46, p.4
3/30/2012 Believes that self evaluation is needed to come to terms with biases. By knowing ourselves, we can better understand those from different backgrounds; photo.
15 Twitter ? I hardly know her!
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.5
2/17/2012 Twitter is not as common in society as Facebook. This is due to people's sheer lack of knowledge of the potential.
16 The truth of the matter
Sumpter--Gloria Jean (Grad Assistant--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.5
2/7/2012 The 99 percent need to be concerned about issues of race, class, and gender. The 1 percent is isolated from these concerns. Diversity is used as the power to use communication and conversation in a positive manner.
17 What I learned from Rick Santorum
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.4
12/9/2011 Rick Santorum stated that in every society, marriage has always been defined as between a man and a woman; writer believes Mr. Santorum is entitled to his opinion, but urges students to visit with those of differing views; photo.
18 For richer or poorer
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.5
11/18/2011 Marriage vows are important. Communicating and listening to your spouse is one of the most important aspects of marriage. Marriage is not easy. The Kardashian/Humphries wedding of 72 days placed a stain on marriage.
19 Register now for UNI training program that will help improve conversations at work and in life
Public Relations News Release 2011:105, p.1
10/19/2011 The UNI Executive Development Center will host the workshop "Fierce Conversations" to teach participants about the importance of communication at work.
20 Against behaviorism
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:15, p.4
10/18/2011 The exchange of opinion is essential to our ability to create a new beginning and act against the laws of behaviorism. Mankind should not be classed only on its behavior.
21 Face to Facebook communication
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.4
10/4/2011 Facebook is intended to connect family and friends. Before you post a thought, think what your words really say about you and how they might be interrupted.
22 Reflections on Blasphemy Day
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:11, p.4
10/4/2011 This year marked the third anniversary of the founding of Blasphemy Day. The UNI Freethinkers and Inquirers invited non-members to chalk this year. It was an enlightening day for many; photo.
23 Keep your digital shirt on !
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.7
8/26/2011 Facebook postings between couples is not appreciated by all their friends
24 UNI forensics students wrangle words
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:52, p.6
4/22/2011 Members of the forensics team compete once or twice a month in contests across the Midwest. They compete in interpretive events, platform events, or limited preparation events. There are also two debate teams.
25 This is an attention-getting title
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.10
4/15/2011 Satirical look at the preparation of a news story.
26 Is there someone you LikeALIttle?
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:46, p.4
4/1/2011 This .com site is supposed to be positive, fun, comfortable, and a safe environment for students to anonymously flirt and chat.
27 Opinions, dogmatism and a need for discussion
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:42, p.9
3/8/2011 Believes that differing opinions can come to a point at which discussion will take place. These forums should not be forgotten or attacked. Discussing differences of opinions is healthy.
28 Career Fair connects students to opportunities
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.1
2/25/2011 Students explored career options during the Career Fair. Internships, networking, and full time jobs were on the minds of students. Nearly one hundred companies were represented; photo.
29 The Lonely Island: Parody isn't dead
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.8
2/18/2011 Weird Al Yankovic was and still is a genius when it comes to parody. The new hope for parody comes with the group The Lonely Island; photo.
30 Catch your boyfriend doing something right
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:35, p.5
2/11/2011 Relationships take work. Communicate, act enthusiastically, teach, don't train, insist that the relationship comes first, believe mistakes do not mean failure, and finally, reward your friend for doing something right.
31 Friends and acquaintances
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:33, p.5
2/4/2011 Social networking has somewhat diminished the term "friend". College allows people to meet acquaintances and make new friends. Friends are those who become a part of our lives and allow us to continue to grow and learn.
32 @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.
33 Sports Super Posse
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:32, p.6
2/1/2011 Writer feels he needs to form a group to protect him from people irritated by his sports comments; photo.
34 Office hours
Andersen--Eva Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.5
12/3/2010 Ron Steele, long time news anchor at KWWL, teaches electronic media; photo.
35 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.
36 Social NOTworking
Laurio--Katelyn Rose (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:20, p.8
11/5/2010 Social networking is intended to help keep a person in touch with family and friends. Beware of the photos you send and the messages you write. Some day these messages and photos could come back to haunt you.
37 University divisions hinder a cohesive education
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:6, p.5
9/17/2010 Believes there is a lack of communication between departments and divisions on the college level. Liberal Arts Core improvements might include an overlap or connection of the classes.
38 Agree to disagree
Turner--Robert Thompson (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:4, p.5
9/10/2010 Believes that Americans are entitled to their own opinions. In an ideal world we will all be able to agree to disagree in a law-abiding manner.
39 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.
40 Students Against Unnecessary Ranting
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:3, p.9
9/3/2010 Believes professors sometimes tend to get off the subject and speak about things totally apart from the discussion topic of the day.
41 UNI Speech and Debate Team to host special event
Public Relations News Release 2010:24, p.1
8/27/2010 The debate will take place in the Interpreter's Theatre, Lang Hall. Four members of the debate team will participate in a debate on the season-long resolution for the National Debate Tournament and Cross Examination Debate Association debate tournaments.
42 UNI Business professor named Professional Readiness Program director; Program required for all business majors at UNI starting fall 2010
Public Relations News Release 2009:496, p.1
7/12/2010 Associate professor of management, Dale Cyphert has been named director of the Professional Readiness Program, effective at the start of the fall semester. The program is designed to help students develop the professional skills crucial to a business care
43 Register now for UNI workshop focused on improving tact and diplomacy in communication Enrollment deadline is May 18
Public Relations News Release 2009:454, p.1
5/10/2010 The words used, tone and delivery of a message contribute to how well the message is received and interpreted. Workshop participants will learn the art of tactful and diplomatic communication by understanding the target audience.
44 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.
45 Texts change how we communicate
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:52, p.5
4/23/2010 Considers the positive and negative effects of text messaging.
46 Group projects
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:50, p.4
4/16/2010 Sees group projects as another step toward socialism. The results seldom exceed what an individual would accomplish.
47 Is technology harming our communication skills?
Northern Iowan 106:48, p.3
4/9/2010 Believes that technology may take up too much time and may prevent people from dealing with each other face to face.
48 UNI hosts Emmy Award-winning commercial editor Josh Bodnar
Public Relations News Release 2009:347, p.1
3/22/2010 Bodnar will discuss and demonstrate how effect-heavy commercials are created. He will take attendees through the step-by-step development of the Guinness beer advertisement, "Spoken Word." To be held in Lang Hall Auditorium.
49 UNI students from Individual Events team qualify for national tournament; Team to host spring showcase March 24
Public Relations News Release 2009:337, p.1
3/17/2010 Seven members have qualified for the American Forensics Association to be held at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Clair in April. In preparation for the tournament, members of the team will participate in the annual IE spring showcase. Members are listed.
50 Memoirs of a basement dweller
Showalter--John David (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:42, p.7
3/9/2010 Scenes from the life of a uninspired young man as he goes through his daily routine.


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