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Soapbox Chronicles (Column)

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Title Date Summary
1 Coping with reaching the end of the beginning
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:55, p.7
4/28/2006 Emotions of the end of college and entering the world of business are shared by the author.
2 Much to be learned in this wide open world
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:53, p.7
4/21/2006 College student relates her experiences while traveling in Egypt.
3 Procrastination an issue to be talked alone
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:51, p.7
4/14/2006 Putting things off seems to be common.
4 Driving in Italy a task best left to Italians
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:49, p.7
4/7/2006 Talks about dangerous driving in Italy.
5 U. S. oil shouldn't depend on Alaskan reserve
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:45, p.7
3/24/2006 Offers argument against drilling for oil in Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
6 Life not stopping for your needed rest time
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:44, p.5
3/10/2006 Believes that a person must simply push through the rough patches.
7 Best years of our lives? How about stressful
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:42, p.5
3/3/2006 Has found her student teaching assignment stressful.
8 Dreams of debt relief Powerball style
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:40, p.7
2/24/2006 Reflects on what could be done with a $365 million lottery jackpot.
9 Stepping outside of the box with your life
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:38, p.7
2/17/2006 Encourages students to explore interests before leaving college when it may seem too late.
10 Post-graduation identity crisis for columnist
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:34, p.5
2/3/2006 Finds position as student teacher caused re-evaluation of actions outside of class.
11 Gay cowboy movie helps remove stereotype
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:32, p.5
1/27/2006 'Brokeback Mountain' is a tasteful movie addressing masculine homosexuality.
12 Teachers must be open-minded, have hope in the system
Roberts--Kari Jo (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 102:31, p.8
1/24/2006 Kari Jo Roberts tries to combat Heather Meinecke's negative outlook on change in education.
13 When dressing presentable makes you a freak
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:30, p.5
1/20/2006 Feels that all people are guilty of stereotyping and judging people they know nothing about.
14 Vilsack's latest promises leave many questions
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:29, p.5
1/13/2006 Hopes Governor Vilsack's plans to improve Iowa's schools are more than wishful thinking.
15 Recapping the nine semesters of UNI life lessons
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:28, p.7
12/9/2005 Offers advice after reflecting over years at UNI.
16 Finals stress factor #1: waiting until the last minute
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:26, p.7
12/2/2005 Wonders why procrastination is so prevalent since it is known to induce more stress.
17 Waste not, want not: put it into perspective
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:24, p.5
11/18/2005 Realizes that things we take for granted would be luxuries to underprivileged people.
18 Mediocre America lacks capacity to care
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:22, p.5
11/11/2005 Believes Americans are falling behind in areas such as intelligence and communication.
19 Today's musical content seriously lacking
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:20, p.5
11/4/2005 Wonders why artists don't seem to be creative or original.
20 Costume decisions difficult to make
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:18, p.7
10/28/2005 Explains that Halloween is a great time to make a creative outfit, but rules out a lot of ideas.
21 Straights not necessarily more fit parents
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:16, p.5
10/21/2005 Explains that sexuality should not be the basis of deciding if a couple is fit to adopt a child.
22 Surveillance on the Hill for your protection
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:14, p.7
10/14/2005 Believes the protective services including police and cameras are a bit excessive, but students should enjoy other aspects of Homecoming, including the football game.
23 Woman/minority president good idea
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:12, p.7
10/7/2005 Writer supports idea of a woman and/or minority president, but worries about the pressure and scrutiny the person would be subjected to.
24 Random rants hold some truth
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:10, p.7
9/30/2005 Writer covers several random topics including air fresheners, student wardrobes, and being engaged.
25 Liberals should stop hypocrisy
Anderson--Jessica K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:9, p.6
9/27/2005 Jessica Anderson writes to defend Chief Justice nominee John Roberts' decision not to answer certain questions on controversial issues.
26 Entertainers overpaid, for what?
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:8, p.7
9/23/2005 Writer thinks that Americans place too much value on entertainers and not enough on jobs that are more important, such as doctors and teachers.
27 However you look at it, abortions here to stay
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:6, p.7
9/16/2005 Comments about new Supreme Court Chief Justice nominee John G. Roberts, and about abortion, a subject about Mr. Roberts has been questioned.
28 Atheists are people too
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:4, p.7
9/9/2005 Writer encourages people to explore their religious beliefs and chose an affiliation that is right for them.
29 My car's a piece of crap . . . and I love it
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:3, p.7
9/2/2005 Reflects on the adventures of owning older and less reliable cars.
30 Regrets after all these years . . .
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:1, p.7
8/26/2005 Urges students to stick with their harder classes and enjoy general education classes more.
31 Give credit where it's due
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:61, p.5
7/22/2005 Believes that her generation, just as older generations, deserve respect; photo.
32 Think before you breed
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:60, p.5
7/15/2005 Knows having children means making sacrifices.
33 Drinking + Driving = Idiocy
Northern Iowan 101:59, p.5
7/8/2005 Thinks drinking and driving is not only a bad decision, it is also very selfish.
34 Taxing cigarettes bad for your health
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:58, p.5
6/24/2005 Believes taxing cigarettes has gone too far.
35 Living in Iowa isn't all that bad
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:57, p.5
6/17/2005 Urges Iowans to acknowledge all the great things Iowa has to offer.
36 Don't be lame this summer, do something
Meinecke--Heather (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:56, p.5
6/10/2005 Offers productive ideas on how to spend the summer months, rather than doing nothing.

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