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Politics

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1 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.
2 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.
3 False accusations have bad consequences
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.03
11/5/2020 The author discusses how false accusations in politics, like antisemitism and sexual misconduct, can delegitimize valid accusations.
4 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.
5 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.
6 UNI hosts caucus in Maucker
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.01
12/30/2019 The event, held one week before the Iowa caucuses on February 3, was intended to introduce students to the caucus process and the role it plays in the American democratic system. As Hoffman called the group to order, she stressed the value of Iowans' unique experience of being "first in the nation in the caucusing process". Hoffman opened with a general explanation of the caucus process, including how to find your ward and precinct location; photo.
7 UNI alum discusses foreign policy
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.02
10/31/2019 John Dinger, former U.S. Ambassador to Mongolia, came to UNI to hold a lecture about foreign policies. He titled it, "When Politics Trumps Expertise: Ukraine, Turkey, Syria, and Foreign Policy Making in the Trump White House." In his forum, he spoke about the inner workings of foreign policy and how ambassadors work together with the government; photo.
8 A feminism for the 99 percent
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018), Tribune News Service
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.03
10/21/2019 Opinion Columnist, Mohammad Rawwas, explains why he thinks Congresswomen Ihan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez represent the true face of modern feminism.
9 Companies need to distinguish between platform and publisher
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
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.
10 New Political ideology is needed
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:12, p.03
10/10/2019 Opinion columnist, Mohammed Rawwas, believes that the current political ideology needs to change sometime in the near future. He believes that fight for climate change and the actions needed to combat it will not be fully met with our current liberal dogma. Rawwas explores the current political climate and climate change policies currently in place and/or how to make better policies.
11 Failure is necessary in politics
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:9, p.03
9/30/2019 Opinion Columnist argues that failure is necessary in politics and learning from the failure makes the government better.
12 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.
13 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.
14 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.
15 Yemen, praxis and global responsibility
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:5, p.03
9/16/2019 Mohammed Rawwas is an editorial writer and in this column he wrote about the situation in Yemen where a mass genocide is taking place. He blames the US Government for encouraging the situation and not pulling funding and troops from the area. He also mentions 9/11 and President Donald Trump's comments about both it and the situation in Yemen.
16 The evolution of intra-party division in politics
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:3, p.03
9/9/2019 This is a political piece written by Kevin Wiggins. Wiggins explains the evolution of intra-party division from the last five years, both before and after Donald Trump's Presidential Election. His ideology is that hate and social stigmas are influencing politics and the greater public, thus creating disunity among the population.
17 On praxis: From campus to global politics
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:2, p.03
9/5/2019 Call to action to engage in politics especially when it affects one directly.
18 The time is now to initiate political change
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 116:2, p.03
9/5/2019 Student debt in the United States tallies more than $1.5 trillion with over $13 billion of that debt coming from Iowans. We have less than 12 years to transition to 100% renewable energy or the Earth will face irreparable damage. There are 70-80 million individuals without healthcare and millions more who are underinsured. The challenges we face are massive, and we must face this insurmountable task with bold solutions, decisive leadership, and organized direct action. There is one person prepared for this task, to lead this country out of oblivion and into a new future. That man is Senator Bernie Sanders.
19 Engaging in open-minded political discussion
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:50, p.03
4/18/2019 The author discuses the current politic climate and how that might impact the way that people discuss their political views. They urge people to start having open minded political discussions.
20 Politics aren't black and white
Bennethum--Abigail (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 115:50, p.03
4/18/2019 The author argues that political opinions are not black and white and that we should be more accepting of one another's political views.
21 Giddens will fight student voter suppression
Giddens--Eric (District 30 Senator)
Northern Iowan 115:43, p.03
3/14/2019 Eric Giddens, Democratic candidate for Iowa Senate District 30, pens a letter to the editor vowing to expand voting access and poll accessibility.
22 Border security is common sense
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:42, p.03
3/11/2019 Colin Horning discusses the history of border security rhetoric and and the opposition to the Trump Administration.
23 'Trumping' Trump was hard to do in 2018
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 115:31, p.03
1/31/2019 Professor emeritus of marketing, Steve Corbin, writes a letter to the editor about holding President Trump accountable.
24 True way to honor MLK's legacy
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:29, p.03
1/24/2019 The author discuss freedom and tolerance and Martin Luther King Jr in today's political climate.
25 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.
26 We must count every ballot
Ave--Jack (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:24, p.03
11/15/2018 The author discusses the importance of making sure every ballot is counted after controversy in Georgia and Florida this midterm election.
27 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.
28 Voters sound off on 2018 midterm
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.01
11/8/2018 A summary of the 2018 Midterm Election results and what that means for Iowa.
29 Elizabeth Warren's folly
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:21, p.04
11/5/2018 The author voices his opinion regarding genetic testing and using them for a politic purposes.
30 First district candidates sound off
Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018), Wauters--Joel (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:21, p.01
11/5/2018 An overview of Congress candidates Rod Blum and Abby Finkenauer and their stances on issues.
31 LTE: Enough is enough
Northern Iowan 115:21, p.04
11/5/2018 Waterloo resident, Barbara Henning, writes her frustration regarding Iowa's state politics.
32 Former VP visits Iowa ahead of elections
Wauters--Joel (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:20, p.01
11/1/2018 Former Vice President, Joe Biden, visited Cedar Rapids to encourage voting.
33 Trump places "America First"
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:20, p.04
11/1/2018 The author discusses Trump's usage of 'nationalist.'
34 Using snapchat as a tool to recruit voters
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:20, p.04
11/1/2018 The author discusses how social media, specifically Snapchat, has been encouraging voting, as well as registering voters.
35 Analyzing the gubernatorial candidates
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.01
10/29/2018 A look at the the candidates for governorship and where they stand on current issues.
36 Poli Sci works to elect women
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.02
10/25/2018 The 9th annual Women in Politics Scholarship Benefit award three scholarships and hosted keynote speakers Nancy Powell and Governor Kim Reynolds.
37 The disappearance of Khashoggi
Ave--Jack (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:18, p.03
10/25/2018 the disappearance of Journalist Jamal Khashoggi raises issues about freedom of free speech and the press.
38 Abdication of global leadership has consequences
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.03
10/15/2018 The author discusses recent decisions made by the Trump administration and the consequences of the United States abdication of global leadership.
39 Letter to the editor: A few questions
Clayson--Dennis E. (Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.03
10/15/2018 Dennis Clayson, a professor in the College of Business, writes a series of questions in response to an article regarding Kavanaugh's confirmation to the United States Supreme Court Justice.
40 UNI to host satellite voting
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:14, p.02
10/11/2018 UNI will offer on campus satellite voting for the 2018 midterm elections.
41 Online echo chambers reinforce politics
Horning--Colin (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:13, p.04
10/8/2018 The author discusses how social media can be harmful when functioning as an echo chamber. They discuss the benefits of exposing yourself to other viewpoints.
42 The trouble with Kavanaugh
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:13, p.04
10/8/2018 The author argues that confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court will be detrimental to women, the working class, and healthcare.
43 UNI hosts First District Debate
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018), Wauters--Joel (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:13, p.01
10/8/2018 UNI hosted the first Iowa First District debate between Abby Finkenauer and Rod Blum, both of who are running for the House of Representatives seat.
44 prof talks buddies and boogeyman
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018), Leitner--Gabrielle (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:12, p.02
10/4/2018 Professor Evan Renfro talked about mass media and politics as a part of the #PantherVotes lecture series.
45 America's global leadership is threatened
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 115:11, p.03
10/1/2018 UNI professor emeritus of marketing, Steve Corbin, writes to fellow Americans to elect politicians who will protect freedom.
46 LTE: Delay drives Kavanaugh accusation
Boyer--Lucas (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.03
9/27/2018 The author pens a LTE in response to an earlier article entitled "Kavanaugh hearing must be postponed." The LTE discussed the problems with the hearing, without negating the severity of the accusations or the legitimacy.
47 Votes in local elections matter
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.03
9/27/2018 The author urges the UNI student body to vote and gives information on how and where you can vote.
48 Between sports and politics, we are all one
Nicol--Albie (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.03
9/20/2018 The author draws a connection between politics and sports and how opinions can be divisive
49 Senate must postpone hearing
Ave--Jack (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:8, p.03
9/20/2018 The author discusses the Kavanaugh trial and urges Senator Grassley to postpone the trial.
50 Congressional candidates to debate at UNI
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:6, p.02
9/13/2018 The two congressional candidates, Abby Finkenauer and Rod Blum are set to debate at UNI in anticipated for the midterm elections.

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