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1 The rise of Michael Bloomberg
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:38, p.03
2/24/2020 Sports Editor Colin Horning discusses the rise of Michael Bloomberg's campaign, despite being a late-comer to the 2020 presidential race.
2 The impact of the printing press
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.03
10/28/2019 Opinion columnist, Kevin Wiggins, explains the evolution of information communication started by the Gutenberg Printing Press.
3 Companies need to distinguish between platform and publisher
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.03
10/14/2019 Opinion Columnist, Colin Horning explains the importance of the Silicon Valley companies deciding if they are a platform or publisher of content.
4 ITS offers new CatID service after spring break
Alrubh--Fatimah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:41, p.2
3/5/2015 ITS is offering a new way for students to change their CatID.
5 Broadband brings Obama
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:28, p.1
1/15/2015 President Barack Obama came to Cedar Falls to speak about the importance of competition within the internet service providing market; photo.
6 All staff column response: How do you feel about the recent nude photo leak?
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:9, p.3
9/29/2014 Northern Iowan staff expresses its opinion on celebrity nude leaks.
7 UNI at a distance
Northern Iowan 110:55, p.supp. 16
5/1/2014 Online courses are available for the summer and fall semester.
8 Music streaming services lend flexibility to listeners
Aune--Jordan Lee (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:49, p.2
4/10/2014 Online streaming music providers have made accessibility to music more widespread. This is especially helpful to KULT radio. Online streaming providers provide cheap means of accessing music for the radio station; photo.
9 Books still hold relevancy in today's society
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:16, p.3
10/22/2013 Author insists that printed books still top tablets and e-readers. He explains that since books do not need electricity or the internet, they are more reliable. Books also may be better for the environment in the long run; photo.
10 Free yourself from the Internet echo chamber
Trotter--Garrett Lee (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:43, p.3
3/15/2013 Encourages readers to reduce their reliance on the internet as a social medium; photo.
11 Technology matters now and in the future
Trotter--Garrett Lee (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:39, p.4
3/1/2013 Technology plays a big part in today's world. The growing population means that there are more people to provide for. Technology is a means to make that easier and more efficient.
12 Vookbag to bring social network atmosphere to the classroom
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:38, p.5
2/21/2012 Jeffrey Short has invented Vookbag. Vookbag is an educational organization tool, allowing students to share class materials. It also allows questions to be asked and answered. The product will be released March 1; photo.
13 The greatest show on earth
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:36, p.4
2/14/2012 Believes that legislation to stop online piracy is much too complicated. The Internet is the closest thing to a circus, but it continues to be a magical place. It is difficult to imagine censorship of the Internet.
14 The theft of creativity
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:31, p.4
1/27/2012 The Stop Online Piracy Act is aimed at stopping the piracy of information on the Internet.
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.1
12/9/2011 UNI Wi-Fi system is now complete in all residence halls, except Bartlett. Bartlett Hall is due for renovation. Student reaction is positive; photo.
16 Something anonymous never is
Stroschein--Aaron Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:12, p.5
10/7/2011 Information posted on the Internet is not only viewable in the present, but in the future. People need to remember that merely deleting a message does not eliminate it from the computer.
17 PostSecret confessions at UNI
Palen--Delaney Sue (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:7, p.1
9/20/2011 Frank Warren, founder of PostSecret, spoke to students and faculty in the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. PostSecret is the largest and most popular ad free blog on the Internet; photo.
18 PostSecret
Palen--Delaney Sue (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:5, p.5
9/13/2011 Creator, founder, and author of the PostSecret Project will address students and faculty. He will discuss the basis of the project and thought process going into the project.
19 Social media at UNI
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:3, p.5
9/2/2011 Facebook is being used on campus by individuals and organizations. Twitter is being used by University Relations. The Alumni Association has been working with LinkedIn for several years.
20 Get the best bang for your BOOK
Braumann--Kari Sue (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:2, p.9
8/30/2011 Textbooks are expensive. There are online alternatives to University Book and Supply. Comparisons made and prices explained. Students need to be aware of purchasing the correct editions; photo.
21 Social media
Cassidy--Anthony Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:2, p.10
8/30/2011 Twitter accounts provide a quick dose of celebrity gossip or news and some comic relief.
22 Wi-Fi access planned for all residence halls
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:1, p.1
8/26/2011 Wireless Internet access is expected to be completed by October 2011. Network switches were refreshed over the summer. Hagemann Hall was the testing pilot and will be the first to receive service.
23 Rod Library provides information and convenience for students
Hayne--Cassandra Kay (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.sup 20
4/29/2011 The services provided by Rod Library are explained. Students have access to study rooms, computers, and library assistance; photo.
24 Virtual 'Sports Reporters'
Friederich--Ryan Leo (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:51, p.14
4/19/2011 Sports seems to be everywhere. Television, radio, message boards, and phones have almost replaced going to the game; photo.
25 Is there someone you LikeALIttle?
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:46, p.4
4/1/2011 This .com site is supposed to be positive, fun, comfortable, and a safe environment for students to anonymously flirt and chat.
26 People to know: Lyle Bowlin; professor's online bookstore business is booming
Alesch--Amy (Class of 1999)
Northern Iowan 95:44, p.9
3/22/2011 Profile of director of Small Business Development Center Lyle Bowlin; photo.
27 Student brings branch of Her Campus magazine to UNI
Currie--Markita Alexandrea (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:39, p.4
2/25/2011 Tehrene Firman has opened a web branch geared toward college women. The site includes articles, event listings, polls, pictures, forums and even personal accounts. During the first week, the site received over two thousand hits.
28 UNI introduces mobile website
Koolbeck--Alex Elizabeth (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:29, p.3
1/21/2011 More smart phones and other mobile devices than computers will be accessing the Web by 2014, according to some. In response, the University has launched a mobile website. The site will be is just the first step.
29 The rise of the new media
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:24, p.8
11/19/2010 Blogging, podcasts, and online television are threatening the traditional ways of being informed. Newspaper readership is down. Cable news shows have become partisan.
30 What parents need to know about social media
Public Relations News Release 2009:492, p.1
7/1/2010 According to, an organization that provides online safety resources to teachers, children, and parents, 45 percent of children in the U. S. use the Internet.
31 Grammatically speaking
Gitchell--Erin Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:40, p.5
3/2/2010 Grammar checker can be frustrating, but bad grammar in newspaper articles or letters is even worse. Electronic devices and teachers are most commonly blamed. The devices are only as smart as the user.
32 "" gives students a second opinion about their papers
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.8
10/30/2009 Professional editors are available to critique papers online. A ten dollar fee will provide the student with three of four pieces of advice; photo.
33 Woo Me offers a personal touch to social networking
Zaputil--Racqel Marie (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.14
10/20/2009 The social network, Woo Me, is noted for speed and as an intimate way to meet people. The majority of users range from 18-25, but older users are starting to use the site; photo.
34 A neutral net
Heiserman--Derek Andrew (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.5
9/25/2009 Believes that a free Internet, which can be used and owned by everyone is ideal. Companies should not have the power to charge for usage of bandwidth or dictate what is available to the user.
35 My confessions
Fagle--Tess Ann (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.4
9/22/2009 Believes that the Internet is now our new mode of communication. The use of Facebook is grossly over done. Computer time is taking over our lives.
36 Where can I find
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.supp 15
5/1/2009 The values of the UNI Home Page and MyUNIverse explained.
37 UNI-TV students produce alternative news shows
Northern Iowan 105:47, p.9
4/7/2009 Groups of four students get hands on experience producing a five minute news show. They have control of script writing, video production, distribution, and marketing. Bringing their news program to the Internet is a goal this semester.
38 Web site gives voice to unspoken secrets
Toenjes--John D. (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:45, p.7
3/31/2009 UnSpoken Secrets website allows users to share secrets anonymously. Readers can show support and suggest solutions.
39 Student pirates: file sharing on ResNet
Toenjes--John D. (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:22, p.2
11/14/2008 Recording Industry Association of America is filing lawsuits against those who download music illegally from the Internet; photo.
40 Students should use the Internet to make life easier
Grayson--Adam Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:18, p.6
10/31/2008 Google products recommended for helping students organize their time and keep track of assignments.
41 Quad power outage causes issues
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:12, p.1
10/10/2008 The cause of a six hour power outage affecting Hageman, Noehren, Rider, and Shull Halls, Reducer Center, Gallagher-Bluedorn, and academic buildings remains undetermined; photo.
42 C. L. Lindsay III comes to lecture
Keating--Sara N. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:9, p.2
9/30/2008 Photos from Facebook of UNI students were used to gain the attention of those attending the presentation by C. L. Lindsay III. His presentation dealt with the most common ways students get in trouble using the Web; photo.
43 E-mail vs. snail mail
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:7, p.6
9/23/2008 The fast, effortless e-mail system has advantages, but the author prefers using pen, paper, and a stamp to communicate with friends and family far away.
44 Free Internet concerns us all
Grayson--Adam Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:7, p.6
9/23/2008 With ever increasing numbers of people relying on the Internet, it is imperative that it remain true to one guiding principle; net neutrality. Net neutrality holds that everything on the Internet should be freely and quickly accessible.
45 Speaker to discuss online social networking safety at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2008:89, p.1
9/22/2008 C. L. Lindsay, former attorney, founder of the Coalition for Student & Academic Rights (CO-STAR) and author of "The College Student's Guide to the Law," will speak in the Maucker Union Ballroom.
46 Hollywood producers speak at UNI
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:45, p.1
4/1/2008 Jim Linahon and Daniel Carrey spoke in Lang Hall on work in filmmaking; photo..
47 Traveling
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:45, p.7
4/1/2008 Believes students tend either not to travel or not travel well. Using the Internet can be helpful in deciding what interesting places to visit. Touring a local national landmark or a museum can be time well spent.
48 March is Fraud Protection Month
Northern Iowan 104:42, p.2
3/11/2008 Tips for protecting yourself against criminals trying to get money. Facebook and MySpace can be a goldmine for identity thieves. Do not post personal information.
49 Working with social networks
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:42, p.7
3/10/2008 Readers urged to be smart about what is posted and said on sites like Facebook and Twitter. Don't shut yourself off from the benefits of social networking.
50 SpiralFrog ushers in new age of music downloads
Zhang--Xinyan (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:10, p.2
9/28/2007 New Web site allows music to be downloaded from the Internet legally, with no limits, and without paying a fee.


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