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1 2022 midterms approach
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
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 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.
4 A disappointment for Iowa youth
Goedken--Dani (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.03
11/5/2020 The author writes about how the 2020 election results in Iowa could impact them as a member of the LGBTQIA* community and as a woman. Iowa remained red in the 2020 presidential election.
5 UNI receives award for voter registration efforts
Warrington--David (Student--2022), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.06
11/5/2020 UNI was awarded the Pursuing Victory with Honor award, in part for the high turnout of student-athletes who voted. UNI has routinely had some of the best voter turnouts across America's college campuses; photo.
6 Democrats should not divide the vote
Seybert--Addi (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:40, p.3
3/2/2020 There is much discourse amongst the left about which candidate has the best chance at defeating Donald Trump. Addi Seybert, believes the top priority is to not split the vote but still maintain a healthy discourse.
7 Senate candidate Woods visits UNI
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:40, p.2
3/2/2020 The Northern Iowa Democrats held a roundtable with U.S. Senate candidate Cal Woods in Maucker Union; photo. Topics discussed were the healthcare system, the climate crisis, and ideological roots of the United States. Woods then fielded questions that covered a variety of topics such as agriculture, immigration, and mental health.
8 Fascism, neoliberalism, and oligarchy
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.03
2/27/2020 The author expresses his opinion regarding the United States current democracy and global politics in regards to the 2020 election.
9 Values might prove obstacle for Dems in 2020
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.03
1/30/2020 Colin Horning comments on the 2020 election and the challenges the Democratic Party could face.
10 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.
11 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.
12 Campaign spending IS scary
James--Bradley (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:21, p.5
11/9/2015 Student Bradley James talks about how he feels the massive spending during the 2016 presidential elections is a scary sight.
13 Informing the voters of Iowa
Rekemeyer--Kyle (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:20, p.7
11/5/2015 "Islam and Iowa Politics" is a lecture series aiming to educate voters on Islam before the elections begin; photo.
14 All staff opinion column: What's the most important Vote 2016 issue?
Wagner--Amanda (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:19, p.3
11/2/2015 Student columnists weigh in on what they believe is the biggest issue for the 2016 presidential election; photo.
15 Students to 'shred for Bernie' at Octopus on the Hill
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:17, p.2
10/26/2015 Students for Bernie Sanders will be hosting an event that combines music and politics at the Octopus on College Hill.
16 Time for America to un-stupid itself
Jackson--Michael (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:15, p.3
10/19/2015 Columnist Michael Jackson criticizes the republican GOP candidates.
17 Paul courts youth vote at UNI
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:14, p.1
10/15/2015 Senator and presidential candidate Rand Paul visited the UNI campus as part of his eleven campus tour; photo.
18 Columnist misses the mark on tuition 'truth'
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:13, p.3
10/12/2015 Columnist Abbi Cobb points out some of Gabe Gravert's errors in his article "The truth about college tuition"; photo.
19 Iowa pays the price
Fisher--Nicholas Allen (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:13, p.1
10/12/2015 A new organization called "Iowa Pays the Price" visited campus to inform students about the alarming increases in spending of outside money by presidential candidates.
20 Corporations, not people: the Citizen's United disaster
Wagner--Amanda (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:12, p.3
10/8/2015 Columnist Amanda Wagner attacks the use of Super-PAC's in elections, and claims that these groups produce a corrupt system; photo.
21 Trump stumps in Cedar Valley
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:12, p.1
10/8/2015 Presidential candidate Donald Trump spoke at the Waterloo Electric Park Ballroom, attracting supporters and protesters from around Iowa; photo.
22 Rubio hosts CF town hall
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.1
10/5/2015 2016 Presidential candidate Marco Rubio visited Cedar Falls and spoke at Mudd Advertising; photo.
23 The truth about your college tuition
Gravert--Gabe (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.3
10/5/2015 Columnist Gabe Gravert suggests solutions to the problem of rising student debt, such as loan forgiveness programs and providing less student aid; photo.
24 Why is Donald Trump 'inconvenienced' by political correctness?
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:9, p.3
9/28/2015 Columnist Abbi Cobb comments on Donald Trump's stance on political correctness, and shares why she believes he would not make a good President; photo.
25 Iowa pays the price
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:7, p.2
9/21/2015 A new organization called "Iowa pays the price" will be visiting the Maucker Union to show students the importance of fiscal transparency in presidential elections; photo.
26 Clinton 'deals in' on gender card`
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 112:6, p.1
9/17/2015 During her visit to UNI, presidential candidate Hilary Clinton stressed women's issues and the things she plans to do about them; photo.
27 Distinguishing Bernie Sanders from Hillary
Peterson--Jordan (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:6, p.3
9/17/2015 Student Jordan Peterson describes the difference between the two Democrat front runners for the 2016 Presidential election.
28 Hillary Clinton to visit UNI
Northern Iowan 112:5, p.2
9/14/2015 Presidential candidate and former first lady Hillary Clinton will be visiting campus to speak on women's issues; photo.
29 UNI for Bernie Sanders
Snell--Shelby (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:4, p.3
9/10/2015 Bernie Sanders is a potential candidate in the 2016 Presidential election. He has many promises for college students and the younger generation.
30 Staying calm: The politics of fear
Jackson--Michael (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:2, p.3
8/31/2015 Michael Jackson shares his opinion on the state of the 2016 GOP candidates; believes that people should carefully evaluate those who appeal to fear; photo.
31 Students for a debt-free college
Robertson--Josie (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:53, p.3
4/27/2015 Students, faculty, and community members came together to call on 2016 presidential candidates to support debt-free college.
32 Let's give Obama the recognition he deserves
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:48, p.3
4/9/2015 Riley Cosgrove shares his feelings about President Obama; photo.
33 Where has the leadership gone?
Gravert--Gabe (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:34, p.3
2/9/2015 Student Gabe Gravert shares his opinion on presidential candidates for the 2016 election; photo.
34 Celebrating a victory for all americans
Northern Iowan 111:22, p.3
11/13/2014 Jessica Kautzer talks about diversity in the United States Government, and how we all should be proud of where we stand.
35 End Iowa's early caucus
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.3
11/10/2014 Student Corey Cooling talks about his opinion on the early caucus and how he feels it should stop.
36 Rep. Pat Murphy speaks at UNI forum
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:6, p.2
9/18/2014 Representative Pat Murphy, congressional candidate for Iowas first district, visited UNI campus; photo.
37 Divided we fall
Nicholson--Heather Lynn (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.4
2/12/2013 The columnist feels that the United States of America is a divided nation. In fact, the 2012 election shows that the nation is split right down the middle. The country needs to band together, or the nation will perish.
38 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.
39 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.
40 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.
41 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.
42 $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.
43 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.
44 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.
45 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.
46 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.
47 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.
48 Rashida Jones, Adam Scott visit UNI to Rally young voters
Clausen--Eric Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:5, p.1
9/11/2012 Stars of "Parks and Recreation" spoke in Lang Auditorium. They will also speak to students at Drake, Iowa State, and the University of Iowa. President Obama's support of education stressed; photo.
49 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 !!!
50 You have got to be kidding me with this
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:2, p.5
8/28/2012 Todd Akin's recent statement about "legitimate rape" is just the latest of incorrect comments made my major politicians. Rich Santorum and Michelle Bachmann also had embarrassing verbal slips.


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