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Obama--Barack (President of the United States)

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51 What happened to the anti-war left?
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:7, p.7
9/21/2010 Questions about the lack of a coherent foreign policy, the war in Afghanistan, and poor civil liberties decisions asked.
52 Judy Shepard to speak at GBPAC
Kresse--William Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:5, p.1
9/14/2010 The mother of Matthew Shepard, a victim of a hate crime in 1998, will share her story as part of the Standing on Higher Ground educational events, workshops, and panels; photo.
53 Obama v. Obama
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:57, p.3
6/25/2010 Expresses dissatisfaction at his perception of the differences between President Obama's promises and his performance; photo.
54 A gilded Robin Hood
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:45, p.5
3/30/2010 Concerns expressed about the newly signed Health Care Plan. Author agrees something needed to be done, but uncertain this is the correct method. Effects on the deficit are yet to be known.
55 Brad's Sports Blurb
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:45, p.8
3/30/2010 A recap of a March that has been full of Madness. NCAA tournament revisited.
56 Obama accepts UNI basketball jersey
Northern Iowan 106:45, p.1
3/30/2010 President Obama was presented a UNI basketball jersey by Cedar Falls mayor, Jon Crews. UNI beat Kansas in the NCAA tournament, the team the President had picked to win the tournament; photo.
57 Socialized medicine is already here
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 106:45, p.5
3/30/2010 Saving money and increased healthcare coverage bring with them increased taxes and a percentage increase on insurance plans on the wealthy and probably others yet to be identified.
58 Green Project UNI creates mural for climate change
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:27, p.4
12/11/2009 A photograph of a mural about climate change has been sent to President Obama encouraging him to take an active part in the Copenhagen conference; photo.
59 UNI reacts to Fort Hood shooting
Wilson--Kalli Jean (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.1
11/13/2009 Students, professors, and members of the Iowa National Guard express sadness at the senseless killing at Fort Hood; question killer's allegiance to the United States; photo.
60 Hate crime protection for LGBT community
Kenealy--Stephanie Rose (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:19, p.1
11/3/2009 President Obama signed a defense bill that included making an assault on anyone based on his or her sexual orientation a federal hate crime; photo.
61 Barack Obama song taught to students sparks controversy
Hart--Margaret McCarthy (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:15, p.3
10/20/2009 A song to honor Black History Month was deemed unacceptable by some parents who believed that children are being improperly influenced; photo.
62 UNI to help sponsor North End Arts & Music Fest in Waterloo Saturday & Sunday
Public Relations News Release 2009:76, p.1
9/24/2009 The festival celebrates the community's pride in its rich musical and cultural heritage, and recognizes the contributions of the North End Community to the entire city of Waterloo.
63 Wilmore entertains crowd with satirical wit
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:7, p.6
9/22/2009 A crowded Maucker Union ballroom greeted producer, actor, comedian, and writer Larry Wilmore. President Obama, Michael Jackson, and homosexuality came under fire. Wilmore's job history found interesting.
64 "Race in the Obama Era" examines racism after historic election
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:5, p.2
9/15/2009 News Talk is designed to promote reading and discussion of the news. A four member panel, representing community members and University staffers, answered questions; photo.
65 Debates on health care
Wendt--Alyssa Catherine (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:1, p.10
8/28/2009 Believes that concerns about socialism are clouding the minds of Americans when they consider the options for universal health care in the United States; photo.
66 Alumna nominated by Obama
Northern Iowan 105:57, p.1
6/26/2009 Nancy J. Powell has been nominated to serve as Director General of the Foreign Services, Department of State; Nancy Powell is a 1970 graduate of UNI and has had a career in foreign service.
67 President Obama nominates UNI alumna Nancy Powell as director general of U. S. Foreign Service
Public Relations News Release 2008:583, p.1
6/19/2009 Powell, the U. S. Ambasador to Nepal since 2007--her formal title is Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Nepal--is a career member of the Senior Foreign Service Class of Career Minister.
68 Obama's Supreme Court nominee 'no surprise' to UNI prof
Public Relations News Release 2008:550, p.1
5/27/2009 The nomination of U. S. Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor to the U. S. Supreme Court came as "no surprise" to John W. Johnson, professor of history and interim dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences.
69 The news is making me sick
Grayson--Adam Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.4
5/1/2009 24 hour news cycle has the potential to turn people away from the news. The attention placed on seemingly unimportant matters makes people lose interest.
70 U.S. Secretary of Education comes to UNI
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:53, p.1
4/28/2009 Arne Duncan spoke to high school and college students, community leaders, faculty, and staff at the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. He spoke on his plans and the future of education under President Obama; photo.
71 Comparing Barack Obama and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:34, p.8
2/10/2009 Believes that King took a high moral ground and that President Obama is a representative of the ruling class.
72 Face your economy fears
Northern Iowan 105:34, p.7
2/10/2009 Urges students to stay informed about the current economic difficulties.
73 President Barack Obama inaugurated into office
Northern Iowan 105:29, p.1
1/23/2009 Reactions to the President's address from Senators Tom Harkin and Charles Grassley; photo.
74 Scholar speaks to UNI in honor of Martin Luther King Day
Strong--Jocelyn Jane (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:28, p.1
1/16/2009 Drew Smith, current scholar in residence at the Leadership Center at Morehouse College, will speak at the Center for Multicultural Education. His speech will honor the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; photo.
75 UNI faculty member expects Obama's inaugural address to draw upon campaign themes
Public Relations News Release 2008:305, p.1
1/16/2009 The inaugural address, according to Donna Hoffman, associate professor of political science, is much more visionary and thematic than the State of the Union address given annually by a sitting president.
76 CME to host discussion, nationally-known speaker in tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Public Relations News Release 2008:294, p.1
1/9/2009 R. Drew Smith, director of "The Public Influences of African-American Churches Project" and scholar-in-residence at the Leadership Center at Morehouse College, will speak at the CME. Michael Blackwell will procede the following day.
77 Election affects Iowans
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:23, p.1
11/18/2008 Panel discusses meaning of recent elections; Ronald Walters also speaks on campus.
78 Where's the love for Obama?
Brainard--Courtney Renee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:21, p.7
11/11/2008 Disappointed that the Northern Iowan did not feature news of the Presidential election more prominently.
79 Don't stop believin'
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:20, p.3
11/7/2008 Believes that it is important to continue to be aware of what is going on in the political arena, now that the election is over.
80 First chance to vote is historic
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:20, p.3
11/7/2008 Waiting to register and then voting was time well spent; found that the sense of pride at participating in an historic event was overwhelming.
81 Obama gets youth support
Heiple--Jonathon David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:20, p.1
11/7/2008 The Presidential election of 2008 energized the youth of the nation. About 10% of the voters were voting for the first time. Obama had the support of 65% of this age group; photo.
82 Don't forget to vote!
Northern Iowan 105:19, p.1
11/4/2008 Photos of the Presidential candidates; photo.
83 Politics should be open for debate
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:19, p.8
11/4/2008 Writer notes the during elections, people do not seem to understand when to quit voicing their opinions.
84 Thank you, voters
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:19, p.7
11/4/2008 Students thanked for realizing the importance of voting this year. Many voted without consideration of professors' offers of extra credit or following their parents' influence.
85 Students removed from McCain rally
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:18, p.1
10/31/2008 Visit to West Gym by John McCain attended by 2000 people. At least four students were removed for unknown reasons; photo.
86 Why I won't vote for Obama
Lindberg--Duane Rev.
Northern Iowan 105:18, p.5
10/31/2008 Writer shares four clear points on his choice for president, John McCain.
87 A comedic look at the election
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:15, p.14
10/21/2008 Appearance by the Reduced Shakespeare Company will inject some fun into the Presidential campaign; photo.
88 It's your election
Dahlke--Lisa Renae (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:15, p.7
10/21/2008 Students reminded to register to vote, research the candidates, watch the debates, and, finally, be certain to cast their vote on November 4.
89 Students get involved in political process by attending debate-watching parties
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:15, p.5
10/21/2008 Sabin Hall and Beck's on University Avenue provided the setting for college students to watch the Presidential debates; photo.
90 Encouraging students to vote
Paschke--Kenneth H. (Communications Studies faculty)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.5
10/17/2008 Students become very active during the political process, but in the past have not followed through to the voting booth. Students urged not to allow history to repeat itself.
91 Satellite voting starts on campus
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:14, p.1
10/17/2008 Maucker Union is the site for a satellite voting station. Black Hawk County election office wanted to make voting more accessible for students; photo.
92 PRG demands explanation of extraterrestrials
Kuster--Therese Catherine (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:13, p.1
10/14/2008 Americans urged to write to the next President of the United States demanding the "formal acknowledgement of the extraterrestrial presence."
93 Demi and Ashton speak for Obama
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:9, p.5
9/30/2008 Lang Auditorium was full for the appearance of actors Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher. They were on campus campaigning for Barack Obama for President.
94 Comparison of the presidential candidates
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:6, p.4
9/19/2008 Views of Barack Obama and John McCain on subprime mortgages, immigration, and President Bush's economics; photo.
95 Crunch time for voters
Bauer--John
Northern Iowan 105:6, p.6
9/19/2008 Readers urged to vote for Barack Obama.
96 Comparison of the Presidential candidates
Northern Iowan 105:5, p.3
9/16/2008 A look at the positions of Senator John McCain and Senator Barack Obama; photo.
97 A single question
Grayson--Adam Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:4, p.6
9/12/2008 Writer expresses is tired of all of the extraneous issues that seem to have become associated with the Presidential campaign.
98 Comparison of the two candidates
French--Larissa A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 105:4, p.2
9/12/2008 Comparison of the positions of the Obama and McCain campaigns on torture, paying for college, gay marriage, drugs, and affirmative action.
99 Not just acting; Kal Penn speaks in support of Barack Obama
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:4, p.1
9/12/2008 Actor Kal Penn urges students to continue support for Obama; photo.
100 Panther Portraits
Bardsley--Laura Lee (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:4, p.8
9/12/2008 Scenes from the International Opportunities Fair, Slam Poetry event, and the Kal Penn appearance; photo.

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