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1 Vox Pop
Simon--Jordan (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:18, p.05
10/27/2022 Jordan Simon asks students "What would you say in today's society is the biggest factor on college students' mental health?" Caylee Hermsen, Grant Rickertsen, Danielle Goedken, Caden Easter, and Maya McDermott give their opinions on the matter; photo.
2 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.
3 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.
4 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.
5 Taking down Big Tech: a cross-party issue
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:49, p.03
4/12/2021 Both political parties have expressed disdain towards the "Big Tech" companies, and the author believes that not much has been done in regulation. The author also believes that government intervention is needed so these companies don't abuse their power and grow too large.
6 Be social, get off of handheld media
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:40, p.03
3/11/2021 The author discusses the amount of social media use today and the importance of taking a break from it. The author says that there is more to the world than what is on a phone.
7 Detox your news and social media feed
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:35, p.03
2/22/2021 Colin Horning writes about the importance of not constantly checking the news or social media. He cites an American Psychological Survey from 2020 showing how constant news consumption can adversely affect someone's mental health.
8 Illuminate Dance Troupe has final fall show
Gordon--Darien (Student--2020), Magnificat--Gelase (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:25, p.01
11/12/2020 The Illuminate Dance Troupe held their second show of 2020 and performed several styles of dance such as folk, ballroom, and studio styles;photo
9 UNI community marches for justice
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.01
10/5/2020 A UNI student, Max Tensen, organized a Black Live Matter protest in response to the murder of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Protestors marched from UNI central campus to Cedar Falls City Hall.
10 Students flock to bars amid COVID-19
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Swank--Taylor (Student--2020), Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Thessen--Ben (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:2, p.01
8/24/2020 Bars on College Hill have received criticism on social media due to the appearance of not following COVID-19 guidelines. Some UNI students posted photos of long lines outside of College Hill bars where people are packed tightly together and not wearing masks; photo.
11 NBC's 'Zoey' fails to find its tune
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:38, p.05
2/24/2020 Northern Iowan Editor and Opinion Writer Taylor Lien reviews the new NBC musical show, "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist."
12 Some Assembly Required presents 'Love Stories'
Aldredge--Anna (Student--2020), Crow--Katie (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:38, p.01
2/24/2020 The basement of ThreeHouse was filled with the prospect of seeing Some Assembly Required (SAR) performance by the UNI improv group; photo.
13 The rise of Michael Bloomberg
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:38, p.03
2/24/2020 Sports Editor Colin Horning discusses the rise of Michael Bloomberg's campaign, despite being a late-comer to the 2020 presidential race.
14 NISG holds presidential elections: Boeding and Greene
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:35, p.01
2/13/2020 Elle Boeding and Rachel Greene are running for student body president and vice president, respectively, for one reason: "For the Students." Boeding and Greene talk about their platform in the article and are currently running unopposed.
15 An ode to NBC's 'The Good Place'
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.03
2/3/2020 Opinion Columnist Taylor Lien pays tribute to "The Good Place," which aired its series finale on January 30, 2020.
16 Black History Month with BSU
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018), Johnson--Alex (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.04
2/3/2020 UNI's Black Student Union (BSU) has prepared events honoring Black History Month through the month of February.
17 Maximize your time over break
Bradford--Megan (Student--2019), Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:25, p.03
12/5/2019 This editorial review was more of a self-help article about what you should do over break and how it should be a relaxing time. Author Megan Bradford wrote many examples and ideas that students can do over the break to make the most of their time; photo.
18 Mental health needs to be talked about
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:24, p.03
11/21/2019 This editorial was about the prevalence of mental illness becoming a stable part of the music industry. Author Colin Horning wrote this article to express how mental illness has become an even more increasing thing in our society. Music is just one of the easiest and most commonly used medias that people have used to spread awareness. Horning also commented on how other media has also spread mental illness awareness.
19 We are still losing with steaming services
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.03
11/18/2019 Opinion Columnist Taylor Lien discusses the dangers of relying on streaming services to archive and release content in its original form.
20 UNI community packs REC town hall
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:22, p.01
11/14/2019 More than 200 students, faculty, and community members attended a town hall hosted by the UNI Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC) at Maucker Union. The REC started with a summary of the REC, actions UNI has taken, and inaction that UNI has failed to meet. It was also a way for the REC to get their message out into the community and to tell their stories and to have audience members tell their stories. The meeting called for everyone in attendance to take action. Related to this article was REC, students from Iowa, and ISU attend the Board of Regents Meeting. In coordination with similar student organizations from Universities across Iowa, members of REC attended the public comment portion of the Board of Regents committee meeting. REC member Gisselle Hererra delivered a statement on behalf of the REC, addressing the Board of Regents executives and representatives from Iowa's public universities. She ended her speech by asking if the executives and representatives would be willing to meet twice and both times she was met with silence; photo.
21 Streaming wars make for tough decisions
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:20, p.03
11/7/2019 Opinion columnist, Taylor Lien, writes in this editorial piece about the current streaming war that is taking place across our internet. The streaming war Lien references is the current output of streaming channels/services and the libraries they hold that create difficulties for viewers to choose between. Recently, HBO unveiled their plans to launch HBO Max in May 2020. This will cause a stir due to Disney Plus's release on November 12, 2019.
22 'Dickinson' brings poet to life
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:19, p.03
11/4/2019 'Dickinson' is a show on AppleTV+ streaming services. The show is based on the life of American poet Emily Dickinson.The show emphasis Elizabeth's (played by Hailee Steinfeld) poetry and goes deeper into the meaning of the poems through rich story telling. The entire season focused on love and romance with fun humor sprinkled in. The setting of the show is in Amherst, Massachusetts at the very end of the Antebellum era of American history and leading into the Civil War. Author Taylor Lien did not give scale on which to grade the show but she did encourage the reader to watch 'Dickinson.'
23 REC launches #UNIisnotanAlly campaign
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:19, p.01
11/4/2019 Following President Nook's October 30th email to campus regarding the concerns of the UNI Racial and Ethnic Coalition (REC), members of the REC have launched their #UNIisnotanAlly campaign across campus and social media. The campaign was launched on November 1, 2019, and it shared videos of student's personal accounts and testimonies of experiencing racism at UNI. The REC members also passed out fliers and hung them around campus. The article continues to tell the back story on why the REC was founded and what lead up to the launch; photo.
24 Weekly club unites anime fans
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 116:19, p.04
11/4/2019 The UNI Anime Club meets every Wednesday from 6-8 pm to watch and discuss anime and anime-related topics. Anime is Japanese animated TV shows and movies that have a variety of genres from horror to romance. The Anime Club launched in 2016 and has steadily grown.
25 Barn Happy Business built from faith
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:18, p.04
10/31/2019 This article was an in-depth analysis and interview with Kris Boettger, owner of the small business Barn Happy. Barn Happy is a lunch spot, coffee bar, and gift shop just five minutes from UNI. It has won the Iowa Tourism Award for Outstanding Retail Experience; photo.
26 Fast Forward trains in digital media
Legaspi--Sofia (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.04
10/28/2019 UNI's digital media program hosted its 15th annual Fast Forward workshop on October 25th. College and high school students from across the state heard from nearly 30 industry experts, including keynote speaker and UNI alum, Ben Hagarty.
27 The positive and negative effects of social media
Bennethum--Abigail (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.03
10/28/2019 Opinion columnist, Abigail Bennethum, discusses the pros and cons of social media in relation to a recent interview with the Duchess of Sussex.
28 Late meals and weekend hours return
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:14, p.01
10/17/2019 Rialto is once again offering late breakfast and lunch hours after eliminating late breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the beginning of the fall 2019 semester. In addition to the reinstated hours at Rialto, the UNI Dining Services reveled that they would open Piazza and Rialto all weekend long at the start of the spring 2020 semester this January.
29 Companies need to distinguish between platform and publisher
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
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.
30 Rose shares 'Tales from the Bayou'
Alldredge--Anna (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.05
10/7/2019 Spoken word poet, activist, and writer Donney Rose shared poetry and addressed racial inequality at UNI Interpreters Theatre on Friday, October 4.
31 Print news creates informed minds
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.03
9/19/2019 Written by Colin Horning, in this opinion column Horning discusses the merits that physical copies of a news paper. He describes it as a dying tradition and how the internet alternatives are lacking in ways that a newspaper does not. He also backs up some of his points with statistics done by research centers.
32 Social media has changed the world
Goodman--Samantha (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:4, p.03
9/12/2019 Goodman, an Opinion Writer, expressed in her editorial about how social media has changed the social dynamic on how information is received. She highlighted this and how people could use social media to find job or research about a businesses. She also briefly speculates about the future of social media
33 Dance Marathon must get political
Stekl--Caleb (Student--2017), NI Archives
Northern Iowan 115:36, p.03
2/18/2019 Opinion columnist Caleb Stekl believes that Dance Marathon should advocate for a political system that he sees would solve the issues that they raise money for to begun with; photo.
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 Online echo chambers reinforce politics
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
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.
36 Spotify supporting indie artists
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:9, p.03
9/24/2018 Spotify released a new beta software that allows small artists to release and manage their music for free.
37 EU articles harm free speech
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:7, p.03
9/17/2018 Two proposed articles that are being voted upon in the European Union will restrain the creative freedom and the access to news. The author explains how they will affect not only Europe, but also the United States.
38 Is your phone your life support?
Miene--Adriana (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:7, p.03
9/17/2018 The author discusses the problems of using our phones as a crutch.
39 The pros and cons of social media
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:50, p.03
4/12/2018 Columnist Sam King gives his opinions on the Pros and Cons of social media and how people use it to communicate.
40 FB data breach impacts users
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:47, p.03
4/2/2018 The author gives a rundown of the recent Cambridge Analytica scandal and how it impacted facebook users.
41 Snapchat update sees backlash
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:39, p.03
2/22/2018 Columnist Sam King discusses the recent Snapchat update and the response from users. He also discuses the app's rivalry with Instagram.
42 Facebook to push video game streaming
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:32, p.03
1/29/2018 Columnist Sam King discusses the news that Facebook is planning to launch a video game streaming service to compete with services provided by YouTube and Twitch; photo.
43 Desperate: send me your internet points
Carr-Murphy--Hannah (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:21, p.4
11/9/2015 Columnist Hannah Carr-Murphy urges students to follow her on her social media account; photo.
44 'Meninism': latest scourge of ignorance
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.3
10/22/2015 Columnist Abbi Cobb discusses the 'meninist' movement, which satirically complains about infringements of men's rights; photo.
45 Lights, camera, campus!
Mattox--Colin (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:16, p.1
10/22/2015 Student Mason Greer enjoys making short films in his free time and posting them on You-tube; photo.
46 Student mag on the (up)rise
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:8, p.1
9/24/2015 Student Kara Keigan has created a magazine called Uprising that aims to help students express themselves creatively in print; photo.
47 Hot off the web
Beisel--Emily (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:3, p.2
9/3/2015 Odyssey Online is a new social media platform for UNI; it allows students to write articles pertaining to the UNI area for twenty dollar gift cards.
48 Students of UNI
Morales--Jay D. (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 112:2, p.4
8/31/2015 A UNI student tells his story; photo.
49 More social media maladies
Gravert--Gabe (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 111:52, p.3
4/23/2015 Gabe Gravert shares his opinion on social media.
50 SigEp see-SAAWs against assault
Frasher--Iris (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 11:46, p.1
4/2/2015 Sigma Phi Epsilon kicked off their sexual assault awareness week; photo.


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