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51 Campaigning continues with presidential debate
Finin--Matthew Doyle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.1
2/24/2012 Three slates of candidates are vying for the position of president and vice president of the student body. Maucker Union coffeehouse was the site of the debate; photo.
52 Proud supporter of Kyle and Brendan
Wilson--Joshua David (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:39, p.4
2/24/2012 Support expressed for Kyle Burns and Brendan Thompson. Author believes that NISG needs to be fixed from the outside.
53 Campaigning abroad
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:35, p.4
2/10/2012 Students studying abroad face major hurdles if running for office in the Northern Iowa Student Government. Getting on the ballot is very challenging.
54 Stars and stripes for now
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.5
2/7/2012 Believes that Millennial voters are not impressed with the flag waving and nationalist views of the political candidates. They are looking for positions of candidates on the real issues; photo.
55 Caucus 2012
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.1
2/3/2012 Romney wins in Florida after second place finish in South Carolina; photo.
56 Challenge your potential president
Anderson--Joel Cevin (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:33, p.4
2/3/2012 Students urged to ask tough questions of those running for NISG president. Would you trust them with your wallet? Ask them to come to your organization and answer questions. Ask their friends why they support the candidate.
57 Republican nomination up in the air
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:31, p.1
1/27/2012 Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, and Ron Paul are still battling for votes for the opportunity to face President Obama in November's election; photo.
58 Romney remains top presidential candidate
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:28, p.1
1/13/2012 Mitt Romney won the Iowa caucuses and the New Hampshire primary. According to recent polls, he is leading by nearly a fifteen point margin in South Carolina; photo.
59 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.
60 Bachman argues for local control of education
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:25, p.1
12/2/2011 Presidential candidate, Michelle Bachman, spoke to an estimated crowd of 350 in Russell Hall. Iowa Public Radio and UNI collaborated to host the event. Veteran escorted out after he tried to continue debating; photo.
61 Presidential Candidate Michele Bachmann to discuss education at UNI's presidential candidate forums
Public Relations News Release 2011:123, p.1
11/23/2011 Michele Bachmann a Minnesota State Senator and presidential hopeful will speak at the educational forums on campus.
62 Mayor Crews wins reelection
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.1
11/11/2011 Jon Crews defeated Frank Darrah in the race for mayor of Cedar Falls. A candidate from Ward 4 did not receive the majority and will cause a possible run off election; photo.
63 Wait, there was an election?
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:22, p.5
11/11/2011 Student voting in the satellite voting booth in the Union was very disappointing. Fewer than 100 students took advantage of this opportunity. This happened in spite of the challenger's promise to have a student sit on the council as a nonvoting member.
64 Frank Darrah supports students
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.5
11/8/2011 Support for Frank Darrah in the race for mayor of Cedar Falls.
65 Voting for justice(s)
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:21, p.5
11/8/2011 The Family Leader taken to task for 2010 campaign to vote out Iowa Supreme Court judges. Persons voting today urged to vote for leaders who have integrity and courage.
66 Crews delivers results
Senchina--Deon (Class of 1980)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.4
11/4/2011 Cedar Falls industrial park, trail system, fiber optics system, local option sales tax, and award winning downtown mentioned as past accomplishments of Mayor Crews. Challenges are ahead that he can handle.
67 From the archives
Poll--Brandon Allen (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.11
11/4/2011 Information from the November 3, 1992, Northern Iowan.
68 Re-elect mayor Crews
Thompson--Thomas H. (Philosophy and Religion Faculty)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.4
11/4/2011 Professor Thomas Thompson supports Mayor Jon Crews for reelection.
69 Vote for Wieland for Council at Large
Wieland--David (Cedar Falls city council)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.5
11/4/2011 Current member of the Cedar Falls city council asks for the student vote in the upcoming election; photo.
70 Take action on November 8
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.5
11/1/2011 Students encouraged to participate in the upcoming elections. Groups are not mutually exclusive. They may have slight differences, but hopefully these can be put aside and groups work together; photo.
71 Asking for support
Crews--Jon (Classes of 1970--1975--and 1991; Cedar Falls Mayor)
Northern Iowan 108:17, p.4
10/25/2011 Jon Crews states his desire to be re-elected as mayor of Cedar Falls. He provides contact information and his Web site. Mayor Crews shares some ways the city has joined with the University on projects.
72 Get to know the Fourth Ward candidates
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:17, p.3
10/25/2011 Jim Miller, Carol Hanson, Marie Schmidt, and Carol Cooper are running for the Cedar Falls city council from the Fourth Ward. This area includes the UNI campus.
73 On-campus voting begins
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:17, p.1
10/25/2011 Students may cast their ballots for Cedar Falls city officials in Maucker Union for the next two days. Jon Crews, Frank Darrah, and Larry Quigley are running for mayor; photo.
74 Slactivism at its finest
Maddix--Nicholas Scott (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:16, p.4
10/21/2011 Writer observes that many "just show up" for activities where they can be seen and don't pull their weight in actually doing something productive. Marching and manning phone banks are not equal; photo.
75 Straw Poll surveys yield new results
Public Relations News Release 2011:87, p.1
10/20/2011 UNI Professor Donna Hoffman and Chris Larimer recently completed a study that used information form the 2011 Iowa Straw Poll to measure the conservatism of Iowa republicans.
76 University of Northern Iowa and Iowa Public radio seek presidential candidates for forums Elevating Education platform in Iowa
Public Relations News Release 2011:86, p.1
10/19/2011 Presidential hopefuls for the election in 2012 are invited to discuss their views on education as part of UNI's Presidential Candidate Education Forums along with Iowa public Radio.
77 There is a problem with this "choice"
Jones--Wesley Patrick (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:13, p.5
10/11/2011 Students, faculty, and staff urged to research political candidates prior to going to the polls. Forced decisions at the ballot box are not the best option.
78 Letter to the Editor
Hagerman--Brian (Class of 1992)
Northern Iowan 108:10, p.3
9/30/2011 Students urged to vote in the upcoming District 18 Iowa Senate seat race.
79 Marriage equality is at risk
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:9, p.3
9/27/2011 With the appointment of Swati Dandekar, her senate spot is up for a special election. Liz Mathis is the Democratic candidate. If you wins the Democrats will hold the majority in the Iowa Senate.
80 The Don or the Dunce?
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:51, p.12
4/19/2011 Donald Trump has started talking like a candidate for President. Will he succeed? Writer believes that he is taking advantage of a timid Republican party and hoping for better ratings for his television show; photo.
81 A human error
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.1
3/4/2011 Trevor Boeckmann and Adam Haselhuhn filed a grievance with the NISG election committee following an examination of the off-campus voting. A scheduled run-off election was cancelled.
82 Fellow Panthers
Greenway--Rhonda (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.9
3/4/2011 Former candidate for president of the student body expressed disappointment in the election process, but will not call for a recount. Election reform and oversight are needed.
83 Mistakes were made
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.9
3/4/2011 Misspelled words, the lack of a comma, and improper counting of votes have recently happened to the NI staff and the NISG election commission. Luckily students point out these mistakes, so they may be corrected.
84 spencer--ian--WIN
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:41, p.1
3/4/2011 Spencer Walrath and Ian Goldsmith named president and vice-president of the student body. The victory comes following a transportation error in the election votes; photo
85 A response to 'The Northern Iowan's influence on the election'
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.8
2/25/2011 Editorial staff defends their coverage of the election. Northern Iowan urges readers to air their concerns on the reporting of campus events.
86 NISG to hold runoff election next week
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.1
2/25/2011 None of the tickets in this week's election won over fifty per cent. A runoff election between the Walrath and Goldsmith ticket and the Greenway and Beaves ticket will be held; photo.
87 NISG Debate 2011
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.2
2/18/2011 Scenes from the town hall style debate; sponsored by the NI and the Political Science Society. Three tickets for NISG president and vice president debated. Full length video available; photo.
88 Take an interest
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.7
2/18/2011 The Northern Iowa Student Government elections will soon be drawing to a close. NISG does affect students by sponsoring the Panther Shuttle, SafeRide, and making student voices heard at the Board of Regents. Become involved.
89 Vote Spencer and Ian
Brown--Michael Franklin (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.7
2/18/2011 Support shown for Spencer and Ian in the NISG elections; photo.
90 Walrath-Goldsmith found not guilty of early campaigning allegations
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:37, p.1
2/18/2011 NISG Attorney General Andrew Miller accused the Walrath-Goldsmith ticket of making two videos prior to the start of the election process. The videos were posted on Facebook. The election committee found in the ticket's favor.
91 Elections 2011: get to know the candidates
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:33, p.1
2/4/2011 Short biographies on the candidates for president and vice president of the Northern Iowa Student Government; photo.
92 What did it mean?
Northern Iowan 107:23, p.1
11/16/2010 Professor Donna Hoffman led a discussion forum on what messages were sent during the election of 2010; believes that there was no mandate this year and that negative ads are not well received by Iowa voters; photo.
93 Life after the elections
Turner--Robert Thompson (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.12
11/9/2010 Readers urged to decide and think for themselves on key issues, even after the elections; photo.
94 Joe the Plumber, M. D.
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:20, p.7
11/5/2010 Discussion of the recent election results that removed three members of the Iowa Supreme Court discussed.
95 State of affairs
Turner--Robert Thompson (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:19, p.11
11/2/2010 Politics and today's election bring out the best and worst in individuals. The negative campaigning seems more prevalent every year. Everyone is entitled to his opinion, but few seem willing to listen to other views.
96 The voting bloc that could
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:19, p.9
11/2/2010 The case is made that students should vote in Cedar Falls. Their voice could make candidates take more seriously the concerns of students and the University. Students urged to get out and vote. Be informed; photo.
97 Think
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:19, p.9
11/2/2010 Students urged to think before forwarding messages via E-mail that may or may not be true factual. Think before you vote. Become informed on the issues and where the candidates stand. VOTE.
98 Letter to the editor
Kaleas--Justin Cody (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:16, p.12
10/22/2010 Students urged to vote for Bob Kressig and Doris Kelly; for retention of the Iowa Supreme Court justices; and against the constitutional convention in the upcoming election.
99 Are Dems doomed?
Howard--Kevin Wayne (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:15, p.9
10/19/2010 With the mid term elections two weeks away, Democrats are fighting to hold the majority in the House and Senate. The high unemployment rate and weak economy are the focus of voters. The results will be interesting.
100 Libertarians five views on political issues
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:15, p.1
10/19/2010 Nick Taber and Eric Cooper visit with students concerning the fundamentals of the libertarian political philosophy; photo.


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