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Politics

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Title Date Summary
151 Price Lab in perspective
Morse--Andrew Quentin (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 108:40, p.4
2/28/2012 Support is needed, even with the changing of higher education. The public is urged to look at political candidates' stand on support for education.
152 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.
153 Occupy movement continues with protest on Main Street
Zidon--Rachel Margaret (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.1
12/9/2011 People are still engaged in the Occupy movement. A letter will be delivered to the CEO of Wells Fargo Bank at the Cedar Falls office during a gathering of Occupy followers today; photo.
154 What I learned from Rick Santorum
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:27, p.4
12/9/2011 Rick Santorum stated that in every society, marriage has always been defined as between a man and a woman; writer believes Mr. Santorum is entitled to his opinion, but urges students to visit with those of differing views; photo.
155 Bachman's views detrimental to education
McGraw--Stefanie Hannah (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:26, p.4
12/6/2011 Bachman's Q and A session where her desire to abolish the Department of Education came out. She supports intelligent design being taught in public schools. She showed no concern for increase tuition and student debt; photo.
156 Hear Ron Paul out
Herman--Mark Gerard Edwar (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:26, p.4
12/6/2011 Students asked to listen to Ron Paul's ideas. Paul will be on campus. Seating is limited and tickets are free; photo.
157 Presidential candidates coming to UNI
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:26, p.1
12/6/2011 Rick Santorum and Ron Paul have scheduled visits on campus. Both candidates will speak on the importance of education; photo.
158 Bachman argues for local control of education
Ta--Linh Mai (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:25, p.1
12/2/2011 Presidential candidate, Michelle Bachman, spoke to an estimated crowd of 350 in Russell Hall. Iowa Public Radio and UNI collaborated to host the event. Veteran escorted out after he tried to continue debating; photo.
159 Presidential candidate Rick Santorum to discuss education at UNI's presidential candidate forums
Public Relations News Release 2011:127, p.1
12/1/2011 Presidential hopeful Rick Santorum will give a speech in part with UNI's Presidential Education Forums.
160 Collaboration of theatre and politics
Public Relations News Release 2011:101, p.1
11/2/2011 UNI will host a week long collaboration project between the theatre companies, New York City's The TEAM (Theatre of the Emerging America Movement) and Portland Oregon's Sojurn Theater. The two companies will study the Iowa caucus and then create a play.
161 Straw Poll surveys yield new results
Public Relations News Release 2011:87, p.1
10/20/2011 UNI Professor Donna Hoffman and Chris Larimer recently completed a study that used information form the 2011 Iowa Straw Poll to measure the conservatism of Iowa republicans.
162 In response to "The damage of capitalism"
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:14, p.3
10/14/2011 We do live in a dysfunctional economic system, but the solution presented in the above article is incorrect, in the view of the letter writer. We need capitalism, but with additional regulations and greater access to health care.
163 Is the tea party racist?
Jensen--Daniel John (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:14, p.3
10/14/2011 The Tea Party has added energy to American politics. The party has been accused of being racist. Perhaps the liberal media are throwing this and other accusations because they feel threatened.
164 There is a problem with this "choice"
Jones--Wesley Patrick (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:13, p.5
10/11/2011 Students, faculty, and staff urged to research political candidates prior to going to the polls. Forced decisions at the ballot box are not the best option.
165 A pebble for the political pond
Konrardy--Nathan Arnold (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:2, p.5
8/30/2011 The Republican straw poll held in Ames is taken to task. Writer prefers candidates who earn his vote, not buy it.
166 A fundamental misunderstanding
Eilers--Bradley David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:56, p.3
6/17/2011 State Senator Shawn Hamerlinck told student representatives to go home and not worry about what is being done in Des Moines concerning the budget. He was wrong to think that they were lobbyists. They were constituents and taxpayers.
167 Where have all the protests gone?
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:40, p.8
3/1/2011 What would it take for Americans to take to the streets to protest against our government? Each person should ponder and analyze that question and make his or her own determination.
168 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.
169 UNI launches new political and election resources Web page.
Public Relations News Release 2010:194, p.1
1/28/2011 The webpage provides a variety of political and election resources for campaigns and media. The webpage will be updated throughout the campaign season and as political issues arise.
170 We should compromise, as long as we never compromise
Early--Thomas Michael (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:28, p.9
1/14/2011 Examines the chasm between the Republican and Democratic parties.
171 What would our Founding Fathers think?
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.12
11/9/2010 The state of the economy, the environment, and today's politics are not what the key players in the forming of this country had in mind. Readers urged to bring back the "American Dream" and make changes.
172 Graduate student highlights
McAndrew--Jacqueline Maria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:19, p.6
11/2/2010 Greta Johnson, a second year graduate student, is the only student representative on the Board of Regents. Making a difference in the world is her first priority. She is interested in working with non-profit organizations in the future; photo.
173 State of affairs
Turner--Robert Thompson (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:19, p.11
11/2/2010 Politics and today's election bring out the best and worst in individuals. The negative campaigning seems more prevalent every year. Everyone is entitled to his opinion, but few seem willing to listen to other views.
174 The voting bloc that could
Boeckmann--Trevor Paul (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:19, p.9
11/2/2010 The case is made that students should vote in Cedar Falls. Their voice could make candidates take more seriously the concerns of students and the University. Students urged to get out and vote. Be informed; photo.
175 Think
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:19, p.9
11/2/2010 Students urged to think before forwarding messages via E-mail that may or may not be true factual. Think before you vote. Become informed on the issues and where the candidates stand. VOTE.
176 Chief Justice Ternus visits UNI
Kresse--William Joseph (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.1
10/26/2010 Marsha Ternus, chief justice of the Iowa Supreme Court, spoke in Seerley Hall on the Supreme Court and its relation to a maxim known as rule of law. She also discussed the issue on this year's ballot concerning the retention of judges; photo.
177 The Rent is Too Damn High Party
Haselhuhn--Adam J. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.9
10/26/2010 A YouTube sensation is a candidate for governor of the state of New York. Jimmy McMillan feels that rent needs to be reduced to increase employment and relieve financial stress on citizens.
178 Vote to retain Supreme Court justices on Nov. 2
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:17, p.9
10/26/2010 Reasons expressed for the retention of three Iowa Supreme Court justices. Readers urged to vote.
179 Are Dems doomed?
Howard--Kevin Wayne (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:15, p.9
10/19/2010 With the mid term elections two weeks away, Democrats are fighting to hold the majority in the House and Senate. The high unemployment rate and weak economy are the focus of voters. The results will be interesting.
180 Libertarians five views on political issues
Kelzer--Sarah Marie (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:15, p.1
10/19/2010 Nick Taber and Eric Cooper visit with students concerning the fundamentals of the libertarian political philosophy; photo.
181 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.
182 Former U. S. ambassador to speak at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2010:80, p.1
10/1/2010 Mary Kramer, former president of the Iowa Senate and former Ambassador to Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, will speak in the Center for Multicultural Education.
183 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.
184 Things I think I know
Murphy--Brian Sullivan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:53, p.6
4/27/2010 Observations about the political system, the obsession with celebrity in America, and the NBA style of basketball; believes that college is about who you get to know and that eating right gets more important with age are observations on our society.
185 When leaders stop leading
Murphy--Brian Sullivan (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:14, p.5
10/16/2009 The health care issue was important to both parties during the past presidential campaign. A year after the election Democrats and Republicans can agree only that the other is wrong. Unbiased reporting is considered a thing of the past.
186 Christian hypocrisy in our leadership
Wendt--Alyssa Catherine (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.8
10/13/2009 Believes actions by political figures has diminished their proclaimed beliefs in Christianity. Governor Mark Sanford and Senator John Ensign were outspoken against equal marriage rights, but were having extramarital affairs; photo.
187 Does my vote really count?
Krueger--Jeffrey Allen (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:13, p.12
10/13/2009 The excitement of the election of President Obama shared by a person who did not vote; photo.
188 Forum examines American government through ex-Congressmen's eyes
Aunspach--Chase Steven (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:8, p.1
9/25/2009 Bill Burlison and Phil English discuss the importance of the executive and legislative branches of government, presidential leadership, and contemporary issues, including health care; photo.
189 Panther Portraits
Parrott--Megan (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 105:54, p.supp 27
5/1/2009 Scenes from sand volleyball court and the John McCain rally in the West Gym; photo.
190 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.
191 Professor connects genes and politics
Stewart--Calli (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:51, p.1
4/21/2009 John Hibbing, University of Nebraska-Lincoln faculty member, presented his findings of a possible connection between a person's genetic makeup and their political views.
192 Rush Limbaugh with a skirt
Bormann--Emily Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:45, p.5
3/31/2009 Ann Coulter is a seriously conservative best-selling author and columnist. Her latest book is in the top fifteen of the New York Times book list.
193 In need of genuine hope
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:21, p.8
11/11/2008 Believes that hope must develop into something substantial if anything worthwhile is to happen; hope must lead to sustainable change.
194 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.
195 Oppression and politicking
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:19, p.7
11/4/2008 Believes that the electoral process is as hierarchical and cultish as ever; makes case that creatively transforming our lives comes from within.
196 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.
197 Why do politics have to be unpleasant?
Becker--Mark Benedict (Class of 2009)
Northern Iowan 105:16, p.6
10/25/2008 Bipartisan politics questioned. If the current economic model is unequal, unjust, and unstable, reflects the way we live. "Economy is a tool to benefit society, not the other way around".
198 Don't give up on the political process
Ramsey--Jeffrey Thomas (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.7
10/7/2008 Readers urged to sift through the negativity, find out what the candidates stand for and vote. Whoever is elected will have great impacts on our lives.
199 Progressive rally
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:11, p.1
10/7/2008 Ann Johnson has organized a progressive rally at the Overman Park band shell. Speakers will share information on campaign finance reform, voting rights, the environment and health care concerns. Three local musicians will play.
200 The disarray of politics
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:5, p.8
9/16/2008 Believes that politics today are impersonal and vicious.

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