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1 2022 midterms approach
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:16, p.01
10/20/2022 Mallory Schmitz gives readers information on early voting and absentee ballot requests for the upcoming midterm election; photo.
2 UNI among top colleges for student voting
Nelson--Luke (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:10, p.01
9/29/2022 Luke Nelson reports on events happening surrounding the mid-term elections coming up in November. UNI is planning a social media campaign to raise awareness and encourage young college students to vote; photo.
3 Voter ID is not voter suppression
Richards--Tanner (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:47, p.03
4/5/2021 The author believes that the new voter ID law in Georgia, requiring proof of identity when voting, is not racist or promoting voter suppression as many people say. The author believes that since IDs are required to purchase many items and that voter identification is not uncommon that the officials in Georgia should not back down; photo.
4 A Country Divided: UNI reacts to Election Day
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.01
11/5/2020 UNI students and professors discuss the 2020 presidential election as well as the state-wide elections for the United States Congress. Both students and professors express their opinions on the uncalled race and the role of mail-in ballots; photo.
5 First Presidential debate: a fail
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:13, p.3
10/1/2020 The author summarizes the Tuesday, Sept. 2020 presidential debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden and gives their opinion on the performance of the candidates.
6 U.S. needs a pro-Latin America president
Rawwas--Mohammad (Marketing Faculty), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:27, p.03
12/12/2019 On November 12, 2019, Evo Morale was deposed in a right-wing military coup that saw the fascist Jeanine Anez rise to power as the "interim president." The military coup was triggered by a report from the Organization of American States, which questioned the integrity of the recent election. No evidence was provided in the report to substantiate the claims made, and even those claims do not implicate the validity of the election. Morales was clearly the favorable option, and in any democracy, that should be honored.
7 UNI voter turnout top among IA public universities
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:21, p.02
11/11/2019 UNI had the highest voter turnout among Iowa's three public universities. UNI participated in Iowa Campus Compact's Voting Challenge. Anticipating at least a 40% turnout, they had a 46.2% turnout. Political Science professor Justin Homes helped the formation of #PanthersVote.
8 Kander hosts voting event
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.05
8/27/2018 Democratic figure Jason Kander visited UNI. He talked about voting laws and the voting activist organization he chairs, Let America Vote. The event was cosponsored by local democratic activist groups including Northern Iowa Democrats; photo.
9 LTE: midterm elections matter
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.03
8/27/2018 In his letter to the editor, author Steve Corbin stress the importance of the midterm election and gives his opinions on the issues that may be at stake after the elections.
10 Fight apathy, become an activist
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.3
5/1/2014 Says that many of the world's problems could be fixed if people cared more; photo.
11 All-staff opinion column: What are your thoughts on student government?
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:42, p.3
3/6/2014 Three Northern Iowan opinion columnists give their opinions on the Northern Iowa Student Government.
12 Redefining the word 'patriot'
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.3
10/25/2013 Says what it means to be patriotic has changed over the years. Says that being patriotic should not mean that you are a beer guzzling, cutoff denim-wearing person yelling about "Murica."
13 That's just, like, your opinion, man
Enabnit--Joseph Benjamin (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:39, p.4
3/1/2013 Says that the First Amendment gave Americans the right of free speech. That has caused people to express their opinions, whether they are informed opinions, or not. People tend to spread uninformed, biased opinions, and that leads to rumors.
14 UNI Presidential Search and Screen Committee meeting notice
Public Relations News Release 2012:191, p.1
2/5/2013 The UNI Presidential Search and Screen Committee will meet to discuss the presidential election.
15 UNI presidential search narrows to two candidates
Public Relations News Release 2012:189, p.1
2/5/2013 Avijit Ghosh, one of the final three candidates for the president of UNI has withdrawn his candidacy.
16 Third UNI presidential candidate to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2012:184, p.1
1/30/2013 The third presidential candidate will be visiting campus and speaking in the Old Central Ballroom. This is the final candidate to visit.
17 Professors analyze 2012 election results
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Political science faculty analyze election results. Campaign tactics, issues, and advertisements were topics of discussion.
18 UNI's political science department to host 'Election 2012: What did it mean?'
Public Relations News Release 2012:144, p.1
11/20/2012 UNI's Department of Political Science is hosting a discussion on the 2012 elections. This discussion will include possible implications of electing officials.
19 Bipartisan event celebrates end of election
Freese--Brian Paul (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.1
11/16/2012 Students celebrate the end of this year's elections with a party in the Maucker Union ballroom. Entertainment and refreshments were included. The event was entitled "Election: 2012: Thank God It's Over Celebration"; photo.
20 It's time to come together
Venuto--Kayla Jewel (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.4
11/16/2012 Column points out this was the most expensive election in American history. Author feels nothing has changed. President Obama needs to change his style of government and work with both parties. America needs to build a better future.
21 Don't get comfortable
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:23, p.4
11/13/2012 Column advises not to let recent political triumph cause us to turn a blind eye or deaf ear to the actions of the present government. Democratic victory is a relief, but is not end of the struggles we face as a nation.
22 What really changes (a reflection on the effect of the election)
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:23, p.4
11/13/2012 Column underscores how citizens affect their own life by the choices they make and the relationships they experience. People should define for themselves what is most important and what does not change.
23 Obama, Kressig, Danielson, Braley, Rogers reelected
Northern Iowan 109:22, p.1
11/9/2012 Election results.
24 Student Voices
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:22, p.2
11/9/2012 Students answer the question, "What do you think about the election results?"
25 Paul Ryan speaks to crowd of around 1,000 at UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:21, p.1
11/6/2012 Republican vice presidential candidate spoke at UNI. Ryan criticized President Obama's leadership; encouraged Iowans to vote Republican.
Northern Iowan 109:21, p.1
11/6/2012 Election Day 2013; information on voting locations on campus.
27 Candidates need to be open and accessible
Crow--Keenan Francis (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.6
11/2/2012 Student letter addresses issues with Matt Reisetter's campaign to students. Letter alleges that he worked for an extreme right organization for five years.
28 Presidential campaigns still avoid negative tone in storm's aftermath
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.1
11/2/2012 President Barack Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visit shelter in Brigantine to survey damage from Hurricane Sandy. Negative comments continue in campaigns for presidency; photo.
29 The American political scene lacks proper discussion
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.6
10/30/2012 Election season fosters negative attitude in politics. Author encourages readers to judge rationally and fairly. We must try to judge each candidate based on their individual merits and shortcomings.
30 Vote for Ben Lange
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.7
10/30/2012 Reasons why Ben Lange is the best candidate in upcoming election for U. S. House of Representatives.
31 Who's to blame for apathy?
Enabnit--Joseph Benjamin (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:19, p.5
10/30/2012 Author raises concern for students' lack of involvement with and interest in current events. Suggests adopting new perspective; encourages students to seek more from education; photo.
32 Election 2012: a look at the candidates
Northern Iowan 109:17, p.2
10/23/2012 A look at candidates for the US House of Representatives; photo.
33 Elections 2012: a look at the candidates
Northern Iowan 109:16, p.2
10/19/2012 A look at the views of candidates for President and House of Representatives; photo.
34 Consumerism, sincerity and integrity in politics
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.4
10/16/2012 Discussion of the meaning of consumerism, sincerity, and integrity. Author expresses concern for lack of integrity and information in upcoming elections. Provides information on access to more resources. Readers encouraged to be critical.
35 Get ready to vote and get to know local candidates
Yowler--Jaime William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.3
10/16/2012 Information on upcoming election dates and candidates. Brief summaries of each candidate's platform.
36 The right's war on facts
Friel--Aaron (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.4
10/16/2012 Student gives information on Republican candidate platforms for local elections.
37 Letter to the editor
Daugherty--Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:14, p.4
10/12/2012 Student expresses concerns regarding financial aid and tuition. Analysis of presidential candidate positions and the reasons to vote for President Obama.
38 $en, CHuck GR@ssley vs. the machine
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.4
10/9/2012 Senator Chuck Grassley causes controversy with shorthand messages on Twitter. Some see messages as borderline offensive. Grassley is accused of attacking President Obama's intelligence; photo.
39 A failed presidency: do the right thing in November
Venuto--Kayla Jewel (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.4
10/9/2012 Students encouraged to consider national debt and staggering unemployment rates before voting in upcoming election. President Obama's first term as president discussed; author supports Mitt Romney's plans for the future.
40 Early voting continues on UNI campus
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.1
10/9/2012 Several locations on campus allow early voting to accommodate student schedules. Iowa makes it easy for people to vote, offering many different options. Students encouraged to get involved and participate in voting.
41 UNI professors weigh in on presidential debate
Grimes--Cody Martin (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.1
10/9/2012 Professors Justin Holmes and Donna Hoffman discuss presidential debate and implications for college students. Students encouraged to listen to upcoming debates for the election; photo.
42 Voting: it starts with a whisper
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:12, p.4
10/5/2012 Encourages students to vote in the upcoming election. Voting is a sacred right that dates back to the early days; is an outlet to get your voice and ideas heard ; every vote makes a difference.
43 First lady encourages voting during grassroots event at UNI
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 109:11, p.1
10/2/2012 Michelle Obama spoke to UNI students, emphasizing voting and volunteering in campaigns. Highlights President Obama's first term in office. Senator Harkin and Representative Braley also spoke to students; photo.
44 The University of Northern Iowa's student government to host VoterPalooza
Public Relations News Release 2012:65, p.1
9/17/2012 UNI's Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will host VoterPalooza. Students will have the opportunity to register to vote, learn about candidates, and get more information about election season.
45 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.
46 Be an informed voter
Yowler--Jaime William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.4
9/11/2012 Take time to determine what really matters to you in the upcoming election. Are education, women's rights, or international problems high on your agenda? Examine Web sites, newspapers, and voting records of candidates. Young people need to vote; photo.
47 Nov. 6: Mark the date
Yowler--Jaime William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:2, p.7
8/28/2012 Students urged to vote on November 6. Study the candidates and the issues. Remember elected officials make daily decisions that have an effect on our lives. VOTE !!!
48 UNI professor's research discussed in national media
Phillips--Whitney Lea (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:59, p.1
7/13/2012 Chris Martin, UNI professor of communication studies, and Peter Dreier of Occidental College researched the terms "job killing,job killer", or "kills, jobs". They found that these terms were used primarily in national elections; photo.
49 UNI student body elects leaders for the 2012-2013 school year
Public Relations News Release 2011:228, p.1
3/21/2012 Jordan Bancroft-Smithe will be the new NISG president with KaLeigh White serving as the vice president.
50 Meditations on the NISG masked vigilante
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:43, p.4
3/9/2012 The source of 225 tweets between February 10 and March 7 has not been identified. The tweets dealt with the NISG elections and the results.


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