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National Politics

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Title Date Summary
1 Trump was a trip, but Biden is no vacation
Montgomery--Tyler (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:40, p.03
3/11/2021 The author argues the impact the Biden Administration has made so far on the COVID-19 vaccinations, student loan forgiveness, and stimulus checks. The author believes the United States needs a president who can be in touch with all Americans and think about their future; photo.
2 The country in terms of red and blue
Montgomery--Tyler (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:26, p.03
11/16/2020 The author looks at American politics and the Democratic and Republican parties in terms of color theory.
3 Don't stop fighting, keep pushing
Seybert--Addi (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:25, p.03
11/12/2020 The author argues the importance of continuing to fight for issues even after Joe Biden's historic win; photo.
4 A Country Divided: UNI reacts to Election Day
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.01
11/5/2020 UNI students and professors discuss the 2020 presidential election as well as the state-wide elections for the United States Congress. Both students and professors express their opinions on the uncalled race and the role of mail-in ballots; photo.
5 Fascism, neoliberalism, and oligarchy
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.03
2/27/2020 The author expresses his opinion regarding the United States current democracy and global politics in regards to the 2020 election.
6 The rise of Michael Bloomberg
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
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.
7 Skepticism in modern American politics
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.03
2/10/2020 Sports Editor Colin Horning clarifies his doubt towards current politics after the Iowa caucuses in 2020.
8 Iowa braces for 2020 caucuses
Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.02
2/3/2020 All eyes have been on Iowa as the first-in-the-nation caucus approaches. A record number (28) of Democrats have thrown their hat into the ring hoping to become the nation's delegate. The Northern Iowa listed a partial list of Democratic candidates.
9 UNI hosts mock caucus in Maucker
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.01
1/30/2020 UNI students and faculty participated in a mock Caucus.
10 Values might prove obstacle for Dems in 2020
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.03
1/30/2020 Colin Horning comments on the 2020 election and the challenges the Democratic Party could face.
11 The rise of the anti-austerity Left
Rawwas--Mohammad (Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.03
10/31/2019 A number of protests have come about in countries around the world. These protests follow a series of strikes that have been prevalent in these countries. Mohammed Rawwas wrote this article and made the connection that there is a rise of anti-austerity Left sliders. He explains why there has yet to be one in America but there could be if there was a radical switch that causes it to happen.
12 Warren holds town hall in West Gym
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019), Lafoe--Will (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.01
10/24/2019 Presidential candidate Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) came to UNI while on her "Weekend of Action." The rally was held in the West Gym and over 700 UNI students attended. Warren lead with what led her into politics and how that experience changed her mind about our situation economically. She stated her plans for office and then opened the floor to take questions from the audience; photo.
13 Women's rights is a logical deciding facto
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Emeritus of Marketing)
Northern Iowan 116:8, p.03
9/26/2019 Writer Steven Corbin wrote an editorial about how women may be the deciding factor this election year. Corbin writes that due to the current political atmosphere, the abortion bans, and current cultural movements are the cause. He also briefly describes a few of the aspects women are looking for in political applicants.
14 Kamala Harris visits UNI
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.01
9/23/2019 Presidential hopeful, senator Kamala Harris visited UNI on her Iowan Campaign Tour. During her visit, she held a conference at the Maucker Union and invited questions from the audience. This allowed students to ask her questions about what she would do in office or what she hoped to achieve. UNI was one of her stops in eastern Iowa; photo.
15 The democracy movement and rank-choice
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.03
9/19/2019 Written by Kevin Wiggins, this editorial is about how democracy is being re-imagined and how rank-choice is being used. Wiggins brings up many interesting points and provided evidence by using the last 20 years of politics as examples. Wiggins also identifies what states are using rank-choice and how it has effected that area.
16 How much power should students have?
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.03
9/16/2019 Caleb Stekl was an editorial writer that did a column about the effect student's have had on historic moments in history. Stekl's main argument of the essay was to encourage students to participate in the 2020 election and to endorse Bernie Sanders. This was strictly written as an editorial and was not an endorsement by the school or the Northern Iowan.
17 What can presidents be investigated for?
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:46, p.03
4/4/2019 Caleb Stekl questions American Democracy under capitalism and accuses American politicians of Imperialism and we the majority standing idly by.
18 Political polarization needs to be fixed
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:35, p.03
2/14/2019 Colin Horning discusses the United states political climate and expresses a need for an end to political tribalism and polarization based on party affiliation.
19 Trump's trade war started economic woes
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 115:28, p.03
1/17/2019 Steven Corbin, professor emeritus of marketing, discusses the implications of Trump's trade war.
20 3 key points from climate report
Ave--Jack (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:25, p.03
11/29/2018 The author discusses the consequences of climate change and the political response to the 2018 climate report.
21 The importance of Iowa politics
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.03
11/8/2018 the author discusses the importance of Iowa politics and their impact on the national level.

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