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51 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.
52 Don't be misunderestimated
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:39, p.3
2/26/2010 Believes clear communication is important. Spelling and grammar are essential to presenting ideas correctly.
53 $%#@!
Showalter--John David (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.5
2/19/2010 The use of swear words has increased over time. Today, unfortunately, swear words can be heard in nearly all situations.
54 He said, she said: Relationship advice
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.6
2/19/2010 A man and a woman share advice on how to handle a problem in a relationship. The man feels the need to watch pornography, even though the couple has an active sex life.
55 Facebook: Handy tool or huge timewaster?
Botello--Jewelette (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:36, p.14
2/16/2010 Facebook is a free service that allows communication among "friends". There are applications, including: "Fishville,Cartoon Yourself", and "Farmville".
56 Face book pulls the plug on networking
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:25, p.5
12/4/2009 Satirical article on the "supposed end of Facebook". Quotes and comments entirely fictional, but the article does provide food for thought.
57 Thinking about doubt
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:20, p.6
11/6/2009 Believes that doubt can be thought of as the beginning of the critical thinking process. People need things to be proven before they can accept a statement.
58 UNI 'Literacy Project' supports literacy and communication for special needs children
Public Relations News Release 2009:137, p.1
10/27/2009 Two important goals of the project are, "promoting access to the Iowa Core Curriculum for children with significant developmental disabilities through increased literacy and communication skills and expanded opportunities for students.
59 A time for coming home
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.7
10/13/2009 Believes Blasphemy Day events are still being felt. Free speech rights were protected, people talked about constitutional rights, and discussions took place. Homecoming is a good time to come together.
60 Not appropriate
Mosbach--Benjamin Thomas (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.12
10/13/2009 Believes advertisement by a local adult club in the student newspaper brings negative image to the University. Author concerned about the perception of campus visitors during Homecoming.
61 What's the worst that could happen?
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.7
10/13/2009 Believes students need to take advantage of opportunities during their college days. Summon your courage and do whatever you have been wanting to try. At least you will have tried.
62 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.
63 Blasphemy Day 2009
Bray--Christopher Ryan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.6
10/6/2009 A Christian supports his atheist friends and their right of free speech.
64 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.
65 No one seems to notice Day 2009
Puhrmann--Ryan Andrew (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.6
10/6/2009 Reactions to Blasphemy Day. It is merely a matter of free speech.
66 Stripping down our rights
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.5
10/6/2009 Northern Iowan keeps students informed of activities, serves as a watchdog at times, provides students with hands-on experience, and serves as a media outlet for area organizations and business ads. Concerns have been expressed about columns.
67 The joys of adulthood and getting older over freedom of speech at UNI
Uhlenkamp--Jessica Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.8
10/6/2009 Age has its benefits, but not the glamour a person expects. Getting along with parents does get better with age and maturity. Parents get smarter.
68 UNI students solve the religion situation
Hanson-Pollock Travis K. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:11, p.5
10/6/2009 Debate between Believers and Atheists was mainly below the belt. Both sides were guilty of showing a lack of respect for the other side.
69 Importance of blasphemy
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.6
9/25/2009 International Blasphemy Day, September 30, deemed as a day to protect dissent and to realize ideas do not need rights.
70 Noisy nuisances
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.5
9/25/2009 Consideration for others concerning noise in dorms or apartments is merely respect for others. Keep radios to a "normal level". Be careful when closing doors and when having friends over to visit. Remember the "Golden Rule".
71 The audacity to mope
Gitchell--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.7
9/25/2009 Urges people to learn the facts on a topic and then form your opinion.
72 My confessions
Fagle--Tess Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.4
9/22/2009 Believes that the Internet is now our new mode of communication. The use of Facebook is grossly over done. Computer time is taking over our lives.
73 Angry words and raised voices
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:6, p.3
9/18/2009 Believes that responses to debates have become personal attacks. Discussion about important subjects can result in raised voices and not listening to another point of view. Defend your position, but do not resort to name calling.
74 The "us or them" mentality
Showalter--John David (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:6, p.3
9/18/2009 Believes that debate can be constructive, especially when one takes the time to investigate both sides of the issue. Further investigation into an issue may lead to a compromise.
75 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.
76 A new idea about freedom
Koch--William N. (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 105:38, p.8
2/24/2009 Power of verbal language compared to Biblical times.
77 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.
78 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.
79 Texting in class
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.11
11/18/2008 Cell phone use during class time varies. Some professors ban them or have a policy that they are turned off; others do not have a formal policy. Texting during class can be from boredom; photo.
80 Informative blogs
Northern Iowan 105:13, p.7
10/14/2008 Gerald Baker suggests other blogs to examine.
81 Please live politely
Landhuis--Travis John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.7
10/7/2008 Readers urged to value each other and treat others with respect.
82 C. L. Lindsay III comes to lecture
Keating--Sara N. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:9, p.2
9/30/2008 Photos from Facebook of UNI students were used to gain the attention of those attending the presentation by C. L. Lindsay III. His presentation dealt with the most common ways students get in trouble using the Web; photo.
83 Inebriation proclamation
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:7, p.5
9/23/2008 Recounting the "night before" is probably not of interest to those around you. No one really cares about the amount of alcohol you consumed.
84 Speak up!
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:4, p.5
9/12/2008 Adjusting to roommates requires good communication. Be certain to discuss problems when they happen.
85 What's the noise
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:3, p.7
9/9/2008 Meeting new hall mates or neighbors may be helped by hosting a movie, pizza, or TV evening. Several movies suggested.
86 Slow decay of society goes unnoticed
Landhuis--Travis John (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.9
9/5/2008 Cites trends of potentially devastating social behavior.
87 UNI professor receives funding for Waterloo documentary project
Public Relations News Release 2008:9, p.1
8/12/2008 Francesca Soans, professor of communication studies, received $15,000 in external funding from Humanities Iowa for her project, "Waterloo: A History of Place," a multi-part series of video documentaries focusing on Waterloo's diverse communities.
88 UNI's Beall receives International Listening Association recognition
Public Relations News Release 2007:690, p.1
5/22/2008 Melissa Beall, communication studies professor, was inducted into the Listening Hall of Fame and also received the Outstanding Educator Award. A brief biographical profile is included.
89 YouTube
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:50, p.7
4/18/2008 Believes YouTube to be a useful tool for social communication; urges people to be cautious in using YouTube.
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:46, p.7
4/4/2008 Many people with cell phones use text messaging. Concern expressed about the use of abbreviations and potential changes in ways we communicate.
91 Culture Corner: Life's many questions
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:44, p.9
3/28/2008 Looking for answers to author's questions for readers; photo.
92 Campus communication
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:43, p.7
3/14/2008 During the potential threat, students kept in touch with each other by using cell phones, Face Book, telephones, and television. Campus should be proud of the community shown this week.
93 Working with social networks
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:42, p.7
3/10/2008 Readers urged to be smart about what is posted and said on sites like Facebook and Twitter. Don't shut yourself off from the benefits of social networking.
94 Quotes about quotes
Busch--Michael E. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:31, p.6
2/1/2008 Quotes are often taken out of context.
95 Hello readers it's me Michael
Busch--Michael E. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:24, p.7
11/16/2007 Human interaction/discourse seen as opportunity to examine and share thoughts with others; new perspectives will become more clear.
96 Culture Corner: bin Laden beats Bush
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:6, p.5
9/14/2007 Comparison of the logic used by President Bush and Osama bin Laden; photo.
97 Cut the cord without cutting off parent communication
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:1, p.4
8/24/2007 Tips for keeping in touch with parents now that college has started.
98 Real-life answers
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:55, p.7
4/27/2007 Students urged to ask questions, get involved, and encourage interactive comversation.
99 Facebook phenomenon examined by UNI undergrad
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 103:35, p.3
2/6/2007 Facebook's role in social networking being researched by Dan Rhodes; photo.
100 Actions speak louder than words
Northern Iowan 103:33, p.8
1/30/2007 References to Marines being less than human in the January 26 article by Nick Roos challenged.


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