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Human Rights

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1 Iowa does not protect trans rights
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:42, p.03
3/18/2021 The author believes that Iowa legislators have recently been targeting the rights of transgender people. Banning hormone therapy and gender affirming surgery for minors, segregating bathrooms in public building and educational institutions by biological sex, and removing teachers' rights to discuss transgender issues in the classroom without written parental permission has led many LGBTQ+ and their allies to be upset an call for change.
2 Students walk out for gun control
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015), Kraus-Taddeo--Laney (Student--2017), Madden--Jacob (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.01
2/22/2018 A large number of students participated in a walkout for gun control organized by UNI student Emily Paul. The gathering was in reaction to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School; photos.
3 It's time to view education differently
Hebbeln--Laura Katherine (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.3
10/22/2013 The author reminds students to appreciative their right to receive an education. In Pakistan there was a girl that was shot standing up for women's education rights. The story of this girl shows that Americans we are truly fortunate; photo.
4 UNI to introduce the Center of Holocaust and Genocide Education
Spory--Karyn Kathleen (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:8, p.1
9/24/2010 Stephen Gaies named director of the Center of Holocaust and Genocide Education. The Center will be coordinating with other centers to promote human rights awareness, tolerance, violence prevention, and conflict resolution.
5 The end of Miranda
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:60, p.3
7/23/2010 A Supreme Court ruling may endanger the "Miranda Rights".
6 No gods, no masters
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:37, p.4
2/19/2010 Believes that sexism is alive and well. Fundamentalist Christian leaders, such as Mark Driscoll, are preaching that women should have no voice and should not teach. Believes that little progress has been made for women's rights.
7 Do some Dalai Lama research
Kaleas--Justin Cody (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.8
11/17/2009 States that Tibetan people live in abject poverty, while the priestly and aristocratic classes live in opulence. Women have few, if any, rights.
8 Homosexuality is not a sin
Murphy--Brian Sullivan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:17, p.9
10/27/2009 Questions how the Bible can be used to oppress homosexuals. Written by humans in a time when most of the world was a mystery, how can this book be relevant to the discussion of homosexuality?
9 Demand respect, but deny it to others
Derringer--Cory James (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:9, p.6
9/29/2009 Believes that radical religions want respect for their prophets, but do not respect the prophets of other religions. "People have rights. Ideas do not."
10 UNI hosts 45th annual Model UN Conference
Public Relations News Release 2008:470, p.1
4/14/2009 Model U. N. offers high school students a simulation of the diplomacy, problem-solving and responsibilities of the United Nations. James Lubker will welcome attendees and the keynote address will be presented by Donna Maier.
11 Extraordinary rendition exports U. S. dirty work
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:47, p.8
4/7/2009 President Clinton granted permission for the CIA to take suspects and ship them to third party countries in order to be tortured to gain information. This practice seems to be against many of the inalienable rights granted to our citizens.
12 We shouldn't have been there at all
Stout--Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:2, p.18
9/5/2008 China accused of using the Olympics to showcase their form of government. Concerns over the lack of human rights in China should have led the U. S. not to participate; photo.
13 Virginity testing holds significance in S. Africa
Gerling--Taylor R. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:23, p.7
11/15/2005 Hopes that people will understand a culture before judging customs.
14 Wednesday, Oct. 5
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.1
10/3/2005 MADRE presents "African Indigenous Women Defending Human Rights; Museum presents "Iowa Lakeside Lab Archaeological Investigations at the Gillett Grove Site".
15 Ogbondah discusses freedom of speech and other rights in new book
Stevens--Kamilah (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 100:52, p.12
4/20/2004 Professor Chris Ogbondah writes a book concerning his native homeland of Nigeria; photo.
16 What's up
Northern Iowan 100:50, p.4
4/13/2004 Meetings and events planned.
17 Anniversary of Rwandan massacre observed at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2003:0, p.1
4/1/2004 Stephen Rapp, senior prosecutor at the United Nations for the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, will speak on Thursday, April 15.
18 Reader urges rally attendance
Espinoza--Eddie
Northern Iowan 99:54, p.9
4/29/2003 Invites students to attend human rights rally in Lincoln Park in Waterloo.
19 Schultz gives human rights a global angle for UNI crowd
Bartness--Brooke (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 99:51, p.1
4/18/2003 Dr. William Schultz, Executive Director of Amnesty International, spoke on campus about "Current Issues in Human Rights"; photo.
20 Amnesty International plans "week of action"
Yesis--Charity A. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 99:49, p.1
4/11/2003 Amnesty International plans to focus on human rights as a part of a national week of action that will begin April 14; schedule of events.
21 UNI Leadership series to focus on 'Human Rights Leadership' Thursday, March 28
Public Relations News Release 2001:380, p.1
3/25/2002 The Leaders on Leadership series allows an opportunity to see how leadership plays a part in all sectors of society.
22 Taliban not only group abusing human rights
Wozniak--Jesse (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:24, p.10
11/30/2001 Describes human rights abuses made by the U. S. government.
23 Global panelists voice concerns
Gresham--Rashaan (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:16, p.13
10/26/2001 International students compare life in the United States to life in their home countries; photo.
24 Three UNI students hit the books at Harvard
Barrett--Teresa (Student--2001)
Northern Iowan 98:3, p.12
9/11/2001 Christine Carney, Israel Msengi, and Holly Kuhn attend a week long class at Harvard University.
25 UNI hosts seminar on human rights, ethnic conflict
Public Relations News Release 2000:356, p.1
4/10/2001 Jeffrey Helsing will speak on conflict management, and human rights and the curriculum as a part of the Human Rights and Ethnic Conflict seminar.
26 Human rights addressed in series
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 97:48, p.2
4/3/2001 UNI student Andy Moomaw will be one of several speakers speaking on the topic of "Human Rights Leadership."
27 UNI hosts discussion on human rights and global health
Public Relations News Release 2000:344, p.1
4/2/2001 "Human Rights to Health: A Global Panel Discussion" will be held on April 3.
28 Amnesty International begins Week of Action
Krastel--Laura (class of 2002)
Northern Iowan 97:47, p.1
3/30/2001 Week of Action will focus on women's human rights; photo.
29 Student clarifies stance
West--Keith
Northern Iowan 97:40, p.8
2/23/2001 Gives reasons for supporting the proposed addition of sexual orientation to the Cedar Falls non-discrimination bill.
30 Oscar nominated 'Salvador' by Oliver Stone to be featured in UNI's human rights film series
Public Relations News Release 2000:262, p.1
2/21/2001 'Salvador' will be fourth film in "Human Rights in the Americas-II" series, and will be shown on February 28.
31 Student responds to letter
West--Keith
Northern Iowan 97:37, p.8
2/13/2001 Responds to a letter commenting on the proposed amendment to the Cedar Falls non-discrimination code.
32 Heterosexual discrimination not valid argument
Humes--Adam (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 97:35, p.8
2/6/2001 Comments on the lack of discrimination against heterosexuals in the United States.
33 Professor commends NISG, UNI students for political participation
Shankar--Hari
Northern Iowan 97:34, p.7
2/2/2001 Discusses proposal made by the Cedar Falls Human Rights Commission to add sexual orientation to the Cedar Falls non-discrimination code.
34 Sexual orientation includes heterosexuals
Wilson--Stacy
Northern Iowan 97:34, p.9
2/2/2001 Support for the proposal made by the Cedar Falls Human Rights Committee to add sexual orientation to the Cedar Falls non-discrimination code.
35 NI questions controversy
Northern Iowan 97:32, p.8
1/26/2001 Discusses a proposal made to the Cedar Falls City Council to add sexual orientation to the Cedar Falls non-discrimination code.
36 Proposed 'gay rights' legislation voted down
Droll--Robert J.
Northern Iowan 97:32, p.1
1/26/2001 Stan Smith, chairman of the Cedar Falls Human Rights Commission, feels that adding the proposed amendment would bring more lawsuits against the city; photo.
37 Senate votes to support equality
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 97:31, p.1
1/23/2001 NISG Senate discusses the pros and cons of supporting a proposed amendment that would add non-discrimination regarding sexual orientation to the Cedar Falls City Code.
38 UNI students lend their voices to both sides of equality debate
Thornburg--Brent
Northern Iowan 97:30, p.1
1/13/2001 Cedar Falls Human Rights Commission hopes to get sexual orientation added to the Cedar Fall's human rights ordinance.
39 UNI Inter-American Studies Committee and UNI Student Activities Programming Board
Northern Iowan 97:17, p.3
10/24/2000 Lecture by David J. Padilla.
40 Bhabha to speak on global human rights
Scudder--Jeffrey (Class of 2003)
Northern Iowan 96:46, p.2
3/28/2000 Jacqueline Bhabha, Director of the Human Rights Program at the University of Chicago, to speak about policy challenges currently facing human rights.
41 UNI's Amnesty International promotes week of student action
Arbuckle--Amanda A. (Class of 2001)
Northern Iowan 96:46, p.12
3/28/2000 Schedule of events.
42 Jacqueline Bhabha to speak on human rights policies and education Wednesday, March 29 at the University of Northern Iowa
Public Relations News Release 1999:327, p.1
3/27/2000 Jacqueline Bhabha will speak at UNI at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 29, in Seerley Hall, room 115.
43 Film series on "Human Rights in the Americas" at University of Northern Iowa, Feb. 1-29
Public Relations News Release 1999:219, p.1
1/27/2000 A month-long film series being presented on the UNI campus during February focuses on human rights.
44 Non-discrimination policy provides rights for all
Rawe--Jennifer Kristina (Class of 2000)
Northern Iowan 96:14, p.5
10/15/1999 Column traces history of sexual orientation language in university's non-discrimination policy.
45 Student activists help promote social concerns
Melloy--Kate
Northern Iowan 96:12, p.1
10/8/1999 The Spitfire Tour will stop at UNI October 16, 1999, to speak about a variety of social issues; labor rights activist Charles Kernaghan will speak October 13, 1999.
46 Farajaje-Jones to discuss human rights
Peterson--Sethanne
Northern Iowan 95:50, p.1
4/13/1999 Professor of philosophy and religion Elias Farajaje-Jones will speak tomorrow on acquiring human rights and bonding together those interested in securing human rights. The event is part of LGBTA Pride Week.
47 Death penalty is domestic human rights abuse
Grant--Jeff
Northern Iowan 94:22, p.6
11/14/1997 Believes capital punishment is wrong.
48 All human rights are important
Halverson--Steven A. (Classes of 1989 and 1996)
Northern Iowan 90:42, p.6
3/4/1994 Challenges recent letter separating categories of oppression.
49 NISG considers funding 'The Northern Edition'
Fiderlein--Brian J. (Class of 1998)
Northern Iowan 90:12, p.2
10/8/1993 Also considers human rights policy.
50 Curris issues change in UNI's existing human rights policy; "associational preference" replaced by "sexual orientation"
Craig--Tim
Northern Iowan 89:15, p.1
10/20/1992 Campus reaction to change in policy wording.

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