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Free Speech

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1 How the most pivotal events of 2022 will shape 2023 and beyond
Hill--Drew (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:29, p.03
1/19/2023 Drew Hill writes on events like tensions between Russia and Ukraine, women's rights, and the midterm election and gives his opinions on how they will affect the years to come; photo.
2 Northern Iowan receives award
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 118:53, p.05
4/28/2022 Two photos of the Northern Iowan staff who won the Fearless Free Speech Award from the United Faculty, including Nixson Benitez, Caroline Christensen, Karla De Bruin, Colin Horning, Catherine Crow, Sophie Hoffmeier, and Mayra Villanueva; photos.
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 Board of Regents launches free-speech survey for students, staff
Akin--Katie (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:25, p.01
11/29/2021 The Iowa Board of Regents released its first free-speech survey as part the multi-step plan to protect freedom of expression at the state's public universities; photo.
5 What are your thoughts about Sister Cindy?
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:9, p.08
9/27/2021 Five students were interviewed about what they think about Sister Cindy while she was on campus. The students' quotes make up this article; photo.
6 230 years later, we are still reminded of free speech
Springfield--Eboni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:3, p.02
9/2/2021 Students' views on the new Syllabus Free Speech Statement required by UNI and free speech in general.
7 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.
8 The disappearance of Khashoggi
Ave--Jack (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.03
10/25/2018 Ave discusses the death of Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi. In the author's opinion, the incident signals a larger attack on freedom of the press, which the United States administration has removed protections for.
9 EU articles harm free speech
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:7, p.03
9/17/2018 In the author's opinion, two proposed articles relating to the internet, news, and social media in the European Union restrict creative freedom and the free press. King explains how the articles could affect not only Europe, but the United States; photos.
10 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.
11 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.
12 Intl. student discusses PC language use
Mahida--Kaushik (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:5, p.03
9/11/2017 Mahida, an international student from India, discusses political correctness in the United States. In the author's opinion, it is important but should not obscure honest views or free thoughts, especially at educational institutions; photos.

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