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Obama--Barack (President of the United States)

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1 Language leaves room for ambiguity
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.03
10/17/2019 Opinion columnist Kevin Wiggins analyzes the words that the presidential candidates use throughout their campaign, He points out the inconsistencies that each candidate indicate as the meaning of the words/phrases "our values" and "freedom." He points out that there are many different ways that those words alone could be taken and the different meanings it could have from person to person.
2 Military strike on Syria was the right call
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:53, p.03
4/23/2018 The author argues that the joint military strike by the US, Britain and France on Syria was the right call, but the US should be allowing more refugees into the country.
3 Let's give Obama the recognition he deserves
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:48, p.3
4/9/2015 Riley Cosgrove shares his feelings about President Obama; photo.
4 Ernst misses the purpose at SOTU
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:30, p.3
1/26/2015 Student Riley Cosgrove expresses his concerns with Joni Erst's attitude and goal at the official GOP rebuttal to Obama's State of the Union; photo.
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 Celebrating a victory for all americans
Northern Iowan 111:22, p.3
11/13/2014 Jessica Kautzer talks about diversity in the United States Government, and how we all should be proud of where we stand.
7 Decriminalization of weed affects racial justice
Nelson--Nehemiah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.3
4/24/2014 Says that people of minorities or lower class status are the targets of marijuana enforcement laws.
8 UNI faculty face gender pay gap
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/24/2014 Female faculty at UNI make about $10,000 less than their male counterparts. The administration monitors the gender gap, reviews pay, and makes adjustments as needed.
9 Welcoming immigrants as citizens
Northern Iowan 110:52, p.1
4/21/2014 UNI hosted its fourth naturalization ceremony, welcoming immigrants as citizens of the United States. The naturalization process takes 9-12 months. Participants in the ceremony were eager to become citizens; photo.
10 An inquiry into the cult of innovation
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:47, p.4
4/3/2014 Explores the meaning behind the word innovation and how innovation is important to the world today.
11 Obama, Putin, and Ukraine
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:44, p.3
3/13/2014 Speaks about the conflict in Ukraine, along with the response of Russia and the United States.
12 New rules enhance pot industry
Northern Iowan 110:40, p.2
2/27/2014 The legalization of marijuana has had a great impact on Colorado's tax revenue. It is still unclear what the future of medical marijuana might look like in Iowa. A bill for legalization was brought to the Iowa Senate a week ago.
13 Obama misplaces focus of students
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:37, p.3
2/17/2014 Says President Obama wants to curtail liberal arts education. Instead, focus should be on vocational-technical education. Says that Obama is telling the working class and the uneducated to learn to be happy with their place in society.
14 Who are you politically?
Venuto--Kayla Jewel (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:24, p.4
11/19/2013 The author expresses her dissatisfaction with the United States government and President Obama. She feels that government spending is out of hand and that the government needs to take action.
15 Madsen and Findley reflect on semester
Campbell--Colby David (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:23, p.1
11/15/2013 Northern Iowa Student Government President Tom Madsen and Vice President Blake Findley reflect on their first semester in office; photo.
16 Obamacare could affect student hours
Gibbs--Hannah Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:22, p.1
11/12/2013 Due to the Affordable Care Act, UNI is looking into limiting student employee hours to twenty hours a week. This will help the university to reign in insurance fees once the Affordable Care Act has been implemented.
17 Redefining the word 'patriot'
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:17, p.3
10/25/2013 Says what it means to be patriotic has changed over the years. Says that being patriotic should not mean that you are a beer guzzling, cutoff denim-wearing person yelling about "Murica."
18 Women face bias and inequality in the workplace
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:11, p.1
10/4/2013 Though women attained suffrage in 1920, many women still face the issue of inequality in the workplace. Men, on average, receive higher wages than women.
19 Miss un-American: racism in the U.S.
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:7, p.3
9/20/2013 Miss New York was crowned Miss America. Social media was outraged because she is Indian. She was born in the United States, but social media continues to call her an Arab. Racism is still relevant in today's society.
20 Re-evaluating values, guns, and the U.S. Constitution
Weaver--Alexander (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:7, p.3
9/20/2013 Tells about gun control legislation and the arguments regarding it. The Constitution gives Americans certain rights, but those rights do have limitations.
21 That's just, like, your opinion, man
Enabnit--Joseph Benjamin (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:39, p.4
3/1/2013 Says that the First Amendment gave Americans the right of free speech. That has caused people to express their opinions, whether they are informed opinions, or not. People tend to spread uninformed, biased opinions, and that leads to rumors.
22 Divided we fall
Nicholson--Heather Lynn (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:34, p.4
2/12/2013 The columnist feels that the United States of America is a divided nation. In fact, the 2012 election shows that the nation is split right down the middle. The country needs to band together, or the nation will perish.
23 Professors analyze 2012 election results
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:26, p.1
12/4/2012 Political science faculty analyze election results. Campaign tactics, issues, and advertisements were topics of discussion.
24 It's time to come together
Venuto--Kayla Jewel (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.4
11/16/2012 Column points out this was the most expensive election in American history. Author feels nothing has changed. President Obama needs to change his style of government and work with both parties. America needs to build a better future.
25 Petitions for secession are valid expressions of opinion
Smith--Austin Burke (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:24, p.4
11/16/2012 Some people sincerely believe the present administration is going to be damaging to the American people in the long run. Twenty states requesting secession from the Union after President Obama created "We the People" website.
26 Don't get comfortable
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:23, p.4
11/13/2012 Column advises not to let recent political triumph cause us to turn a blind eye or deaf ear to the actions of the present government. Democratic victory is a relief, but is not end of the struggles we face as a nation.
27 Obama, Kressig, Danielson, Braley, Rogers reelected
Northern Iowan 109:22, p.1
11/9/2012 Election results.
28 More than the economy
Ma--Symone (Class of 1989)
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.6
11/2/2012 Author gives opinion on why people should vote for President Obama, and not Mitt Romney.
29 Presidential campaigns still avoid negative tone in storm's aftermath
Northern Iowan 109:20, p.1
11/2/2012 President Barack Obama and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie visit shelter in Brigantine to survey damage from Hurricane Sandy. Negative comments continue in campaigns for presidency; photo.
30 Stop scapegoating socialism
Pope--David D. (Class of 1984)
Northern Iowan 109:18, p.4
10/26/2012 Responds to earlier column by Kayla Venuto; believes people need social supports to help them in difficult times.
31 America: land of the free, home to socialists?
Venuto--Kayla Jewel (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:17, p.4
10/23/2012 Believes that the United States is headed down a dismal socialist path; believes that President Obama should not be re-elected.
32 Letter to the editor
Daugherty--Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:14, p.4
10/12/2012 Student expresses concerns regarding financial aid and tuition. Analysis of presidential candidate positions and the reasons to vote for President Obama.
33 $en, CHuck GR@ssley vs. the machine
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.4
10/9/2012 Senator Chuck Grassley causes controversy with shorthand messages on Twitter. Some see messages as borderline offensive. Grassley is accused of attacking President Obama's intelligence; photo.
34 A failed presidency: do the right thing in November
Venuto--Kayla Jewel (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.4
10/9/2012 Students encouraged to consider national debt and staggering unemployment rates before voting in upcoming election. President Obama's first term as president discussed; author supports Mitt Romney's plans for the future.
35 UNI professors weigh in on presidential debate
Grimes--Cody Martin (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.1
10/9/2012 Professors Justin Holmes and Donna Hoffman discuss presidential debate and implications for college students. Students encouraged to listen to upcoming debates for the election; photo.
36 UNI alumnus receives career advice from President Obama
Getting--Timothy Willis (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 109:4, p.5
9/7/2012 Chance meeting with the President in downtown Cedar Falls leads to a full time job with KWWL. President Obama suggested that Tim Getting to apply in person for any job that would help for further advancement; photo.
37 Obama adds stipulation to Affordable Care Act to deal with religious opposition
Baker--Brandon Lee (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:38, p.1
2/21/2012 Religious organizations do not need to provide contraceptives to insured employees under the new announcement by the President; photo.
38 Stars and stripes for now
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:34, p.5
2/7/2012 Believes that Millennial voters are not impressed with the flag waving and nationalist views of the political candidates. They are looking for positions of candidates on the real issues; photo.
39 State of the Union address forecasts Obama's plans
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:32, p.1
1/31/2012 Justin Holmes liked the speech and declared that the President made several great points. Success of the plans lies with the position taken by Congress; photo.
40 Show me the money
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:31, p.4
1/27/2012 Governor Branstad's education plan examined. Author calls for more specifies, especially concerning teacher salaries; photo.
41 'Pay as You Earn' takes steps to lessen student loan debt
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:20, p.1
11/4/2011 President Obama's plan to aid student loan debt involves payments capped at ten per cent of the student's income. They would also be able to consolidate direct loans and Federal Family Education loans; photo.
42 Iraq War no more
Hottle--Olivia Grace (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:19, p.1
11/1/2011 President Obama announced the withdrawal of American troops from Iraq by December 31, 2011. The war began in March 2003. To date, 4481 soldiers have been killed; photo.
43 We got him
Northern Iowan 107:54, p.7
4/29/2011 Satirical look at the supposed capture of a man accused of releasing dogs nearly ten years ago. This solves the question posed by the 2000 song by the same name; photo.
44 Reason over rhetoric
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:31, p.7
1/28/2011 The response to President Obama's State of the Union message seemed to be an increase in bipartisan applause; believes people are tired of the gridlock in Washington and are looking for results.
45 UNI professor is expert on State of the Union addresses.
Public Relations News Release 2010:182, p.1
1/21/2011 Donna Hoffman has researched how the State of the Union works as a tool of presidential communication.
46 Extending the school year: an ongoing debate
Schreck--Anna E. (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:14, p.1
10/15/2010 Opinions vary on President Obama's proposal to extend the school year. Some say other changes are needed in teaching methods. Dwight Watson, Dean of the College of Education is supportive of the extension; photo.
47 Robinson addresses issues in K-12 education
Funk--Dakota John (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:13, p.4
10/12/2010 Sharon Robinson spoke on understanding the problems in the educational system. She encouraged those present to "be part of the solution".
48 Some things never change
Turner--Robert Thompson (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:11, p.8
10/5/2010 Republicans and Democrats seem to agree that which party is not in power will not roll over and work with the other. This situation makes it extremely difficult for political change; photo.
49 The marching million
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:9, p.7
9/28/2010 Readers encouraged to think for themselves. The middle ground is not always the correct position on important matters. Sometimes extreme positions are correct; photo.
50 The people decide who gets the keys
Turner--Robert Thompson (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:8, p.5
9/24/2010 In a democracy, the voters decide the winners of elections. The winners remain responsible to the electorate.


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