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1 Intersectionality and its effects on women's rights
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:43, p.3
3/24/2022 Bailey Klinkhammer discusses the need for intersectional feminism in order to include all; photo.
2 Cultural competency should be required
Hoffman--Melissa (Opinion Columnist)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.10
3/10/2022 Melissa Hoffman states that cultural competency should be required for all Iowans. Multiple Iowa programs are given as examples; photo.
3 Gas prices surge in the U.S.
Hill--Drew (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.3
3/10/2022 Drew Hill gives their opinion on the current gas prices in the U.S. as the Ukraine-Russia conflict continues; photo.
4 Opinion: No, the three-pointer isn't ruining the NBA
Shea--Caden (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 118:41, p.15
3/10/2022 Caden Shea gives their opinion on three-pointers in the NBA, stating that they are not ruining the game, just forcing it to evolve.
5 Banning books: A fundamental barrier in education through literature
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.3
3/7/2022 Abigail Saathoff discusses the issues with banning books in schools.
6 Food and financial insecurity
Janes--Lennon (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:40, p.3
3/7/2022 Lennon Janes gives their opinion on food and financial insecurity of students at the university; photo.
7 UNI most expensive public university in Iowa
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:39, p.3
3/3/2022 Glenn Gray gives their opinion on UNI's current low enrollment and how changes should be made to better serve the taxpayers and students paying for UNI; photo.
8 Behind the crown of Miss America
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:38, p.3
2/28/2022 Bailey Klinkhammer interviews two women who participate in pageants, who say it is an amazing organization that others should experience; photo.
9 Restricting misinformation
Hill--Drew (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:37, p.3
2/24/2022 Drew Hill gives their opinion on social media platforms taking action against misinformation, citing the first amendment; photo.
10 Where are all the substitute teachers?
McLeod--Suzanne (Iowa Capital Dispatch Guest Contributor), Dake--Lawrence (Iowa Capital Dispatch Guest Contributor), Stevens--Anna (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:35, p.3
2/17/2022 The teacher shortage requires more substitutes, but changes must be made if schools want subs to come to their district; photo.
11 Banning books should not be the main concern
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:34, p.3
2/14/2022 Jetta Colsch gives their opinion on banning books within schools, calling it irresponsible; photo.
12 Reynolds attack on public education
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:34, p.3
2/14/2022 Bailey Klinkhammer gives her opinion on the Iowa government's handling of public education; photo.
13 Students v. campus parking
Warrick--Mikayla (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 118:33, p.3
2/10/2022 Mikayla Warrick discusses the issues with the campus parking lots; photo.
14 Self proclaimed LGBTQ+ ally-ship is dangerous territory
Janes--Lennon (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:32, p.3
2/7/2022 Lennon Janes discusses performative ally-ship and how it does nothing for the LGBTQ+ community; photo.
15 Watch your language about sensitive issues
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:32, p.3
2/7/2022 Abigail Saathoff requests that you think before saying you want to die due to a minor inconvenience; photo.
16 Enrollment crisis looming over UNI
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist)
Northern Iowan 118:31, p.3
2/3/2022 Glenn Gray gives his opinion on the decreasing enrollment at UNI; photo.
17 Has this been the best NFL playoffs of all time?
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:29, p.6
1/27/2022 The NFL has had some unexpected wins and losses, making it difficult to see who will be going to the Super Bowl; photo.
18 Panthers debate COVID-19 safety
Kauzlarich--Patience (Student--2021), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:29, p.3
1/27/2022 Patience Kauzlarich interviewed multiple students and alums to get their point of view on the continuing COVID-19 safety debate; photo.
19 Why Sally Rooney is the perfect author to start your reading goal
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:29, p.3
1/27/2022 Abigail Saathoff discusses the BookTok craze and how Sally Rooney's book are the best way to start your new reading goal; photo.
20 Navigating negative religious experiences
Janes--Lennon (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:28, p.3
1/24/2022 Lennon Janes discusses the importance of researching on-campus religious organizations before joining in order to protect your own spiritual wellness; photo.
21 Why we need to free the tampon
Christensen--Caroline (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:28, p.3
1/24/2022 Caroline Christensen gives their opinion that menstrual products should be free to access and free to use for menstruators. NISG and UNI Feminists have been stocking six of the most trafficked bathrooms on campus with the products, which they say have been heavily utilized; photo.
22 Iowa vs. Michigan: A college football fiasco
NI Staff
Northern Iowan 118:27, p.3
12/6/2021 The University of Iowa Hawkeyes played the University of Michigan Wolverines in a subpar football match.
23 Surviving finals week
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021), Stevens--Anna (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:27, p.3
12/6/2021 Abigail Saathoff gives their best pointers on how to survive finals week; photo.
24 Bigger budget, fewer students at the University of Northern Iowa
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:26, p.3
12/2/2021 Glenn Gray gives his opinion on the Board of Regents' allocation of funds for UNI, even though it has been losing students since 2018; photo.
25 The best albums of 2021
Neessen--Ben (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:26, p.3
12/2/2021 Ben Neessen gives his opinions on what could be considered the best albums of the year; photo.
26 The impact of the coaching carousel on college football
Canty-- Devon (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:26, p.6
12/2/2021 Devon Canty discusses the impact that changing coaches has on college football.
27 Falling enrollment a challenge, and not just for UNI
Gray--Glenn (Guest Columnist)
Northern Iowan 118:25, p.3
11/29/2021 Guest Columnist Glenn Gray discusses the challenges faced by the state's public universities due to falling enrollment numbers. Originally published in The Courier; photo.
28 One class on diversity is not enough
Janes--Lennon (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:25, p.3
11/29/2021 Guest columnist Lennon Janes gives their opinion on the diversity classes offered to UNI education majors; photo.
29 Get out of your hometown
Goodman--Samantha (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 118:23, p.3
11/15/2021 Samantha Goodman discusses the idea of moving to a new place after graduating college; photo.
30 The new crisis in the US: Staff shortages
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:23, p.3
11/15/2021 Jetta Colsch gives her opinion on the staff shortages happening throughout the country; photo.
31 The Honors Cottage and our sense of place
Connors--Thomas (History Faculty)
Northern Iowan 118:22, p.3
11/11/2021 Professor Thomas Connors discusses the Honors Cottage and how it has played a role in the University's history since the beginning; photo.
32 'Eternals' just another cog in the Marvel machine
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:21, p.4
11/8/2021 Hunter Friesen reviews the newest Marvel film, "Eternals". He rates it 3/5; photo.
33 Facebook missed the 'Mark' on their rebranding
Solorio--Diego (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:20, p.3
11/4/2021 Diego Solorio discusses Facebook's rebranding as Meta, stating that most do not favor the name change; photo.
34 True identities on social media
Christensen--Sierra (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:20, p.3
11/4/2021 Sierra Christensen discusses the impact of social media; photo.
35 What ever happened to winning? An analysis on tanking
Hill--Drew (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:20, p.6
11/4/2021 Drew Hill discusses tanking in NBA in order to get draft picks, something he does not believe to be working; photo.
36 Bones or no bones
Saathoff--Abigail (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:19, p.3
11/1/2021 Noodle, the famous TikTok pug, tells viewers whether they will have a "Bones or No Bones" day; photo.
37 Cliques inside the workplace
Kalvig--Brittany (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:18, p.3
10/28/2021 Opinion Columnist Brittany Kalvig discusses the importance of making friendships outside of cliques; photo.
38 College students need mental breaks
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:17, p.3
10/25/2021 Jetta Colsch discusses the importance of college students and adults taking mental breaks during the day and that they should not be stigmatized; photo.
39 NFL Week 6 recap: It's now time to overreact
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:16, p.6
10/21/2021 Hunter Friesen discusses what has happened so far in the NFL regular season, as it is one-third of the way over. He discussed the teams exceeding, meeting, or are below expectations, as well as the state of the MVP race and rookie quarterbacks.
40 College debt effects on students
Christensen--Sierra (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:15, p.3
10/18/2021 Opinion columnist Sierra Christensen discusses the affects of student loan debts on students; photo.
41 In pursuit of good health from daily stressors
Solorio--Diego (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:15, p.3
10/18/2021 Opinion columnist Diego Solorio discusses his belief that exercise helps both body and mind with relieving stress during school; photo.
42 Masks on or masks off?
Kauzlarich--Patience (Student--2021), Debruin--Karla (Northern Iowan Managing Editor)
Northern Iowan 118:14, p.3
10/14/2021 In this opinion article, Patience Kauzlarich pushes for students to wear masks during in-person classes, though they are not required; photo.
43 Reevaluating negative energy
Kalvig--Brittany (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:13, p.3
10/11/2021 Kalvig discusses cutting negative friendships out of your life for your own health; photo.
44 The new Coke Zero - is it worth the change?
Goodman--Samantha (Student--2019), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:13, p.3
10/11/2021 Samantha Goodman discusses the new Coke Zero recipe and how it may have repercussions on the Coca-Cola brand; photo.
45 Tiger Woods and the modern superstar golfer
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 118:13, p.6
10/11/2021 Hunter Friesen discusses the change in the golf atmosphere due to Tiger Woods.
46 It's past time to overhaul the NFL overtime rules
Warrington--David (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.6
10/7/2021 Warrington gives his opinion on NFL regular season ties. He believes they should allow overtime to stop the ties and the confusion that goes along with it.
47 Was removing Dr. O'Kane from the classroom the right choice from UNI?
Colsch--Jetta (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:12, p.3
10/7/2021 Jetta Colsch gives her opinion on Professor O'Kane's removal from the classroom after requiring a mask in his class, though it is prohibited by the Board of Regents; photo.
48 The impact of the new NIL rules on collegiate athletics
Canty-- Devon (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:11, p.6
10/4/2021 Devon Canty discussed the impact name, image, and likeness (NIL) rule the NCAA passed. This rule allows student athletes to receive third-party compensation from endorsements relating to athletics.
49 Change your mind when circumstances change
Gomez--Vilma (Student--2021), Mendez Aguilar -- Mario (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.3
9/30/2021 Vilma Gomez pushes for people to wear their masks even if they have been vaccinated, according to CDC recommendations. Read this article in Spanish and see photo on page 3.
50 Puedes cambiar de opinion cuando cambian las circunstancias
Gomez--Vilma (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:10, p.3
9/30/2021 Vilma Gomez pushes for people to wear their masks even if they have been vaccinated, according to CDC recommendations. Read in English on page 3; photo.

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