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First Amendment

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1 Northern Iowan wins five awards at Iowa College Media Association
Northern Iowan Staff, Stark--Steph (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:34, p.04
2/6/2023 The Norther Iowan staff received five awards at the annual Iowa College Media Association awards which took place in Des Moines, Iowa. The entire staff won the First Amendment Award which is a big honor; photo.
2 Embracing more religious freedom in the US
Hill--Drew (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:16, p.03
10/20/2022 Drew Hill writes an opinion piece about their thoughts on religious freedom and how it is interpreted within the First Amendment. Hill believes that religious rights should be more balanced within the US; photo.
3 UNI responds to allegations of free speech violations
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 118:48, p.01
4/11/2022 Allegations of violations of free speech by Resident Assistants on campus results in a letter being issued to UNI by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) at the request of the Northern Iowan. The letter from FIRE, the response from Andrew Morse, Chief of Staff for President Mark Nook, and the official UNI statement are included; photos.
4 Iowa's "Back the Blue" bill demonizes protestors
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:51, p.03
4/19/2021 In the author's opinion, the recent Iowa "Back the Blue" bill targets protestors, attacks free speech, and gives more power to the police instead of addressing real issues like racism and police brutality; photo.
5 Help keep free speech free
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:32, p.03
2/11/2021 Horning discusses free speech. In the author's opinion, it should be concerning that a handful of Silicon Valley technology companies have the power to determine who and who does not get a voice; photo.
6 Horning: Independent media is lost, let's find it again
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:9, p.03
9/17/2020 Colin Horning argues that the majority of the media and news outlets restricts rights to freedom of the press; photo.
7 Alex Jones ban a good thing
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:5, p.03
9/10/2018 The author discusses data privacy and censorship on social media, including various platforms banning presenter Alex Jones, resulting in increased political scrutiny of social media. In King's opinion, censorship is an important issue both on and off social media; photos.
8 Tinker talks first amendment
Smith--Monique (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:13, p.02
10/9/2017 Mary Beth Tinker gave a lecture about the importance of free speech and the First Amendment on October 3. Tinker is known for her role in the 1969 Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District case, in which the Supreme Court decided in favor of Tinker and students' right to free speech in schools; photo.

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