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1 'Schitt's Creek' star Dan Levy speaks with three Iowa schools
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:49, p.04
4/12/2021 Dan Levy, known best for his involvement in "Schitt's Creek," sat down virtually with UNI, the University of Iowa, and Iowa State University. Levy discussed his inspiration behind the show, his mental health, and overcoming creative struggles; photo.
2 'Star Trek' and progressive representation in television
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.03
2/27/2020 The author expresses their opinion on the representation of minority groups in the Star Trek franchises.
3 Does Quibi have what it takes to survive the streaming wars?
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:38, p.03
2/24/2020 Copy Editor Taylor Lien explains Jeffrey Katzenberg's latest business venture, Quibi, a paid streaming service exclusively available on smartphones. The service is scheduled to be released in April 2020.
4 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."
5 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.
6 Friesen: Oscars were predictable
Friesen--Hunter (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:35, p.04
2/13/2020 Northern Iowan film critic Hunter Friesen recaps the 92nd Academy Awards, which took place on February 9.
7 Ninja U to host "Ninja Warrior" competition
Weber--Colby (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:35, p.04
2/13/2020 Similar to "American Ninja Warrior", UNI students will be competing with one another in an obstacle course on February 16. The course is available to all genders and skill levels and those who participate will get a special t-shirt. The event is being hosted by Ninja U of Cedar Falls. Contact Cindy Klatt if you are interested.
8 We need to keep television weird
Lien--Taylor (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:34, p.03
2/10/2020 Opinion Columnist Taylor Lien discusses how the television industry needs to produce more interesting new shows in order to entice younger audiences.
9 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.
10 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.
11 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.
12 Are TV shows effective teachers?
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:13, p.03
10/14/2019 Opinion Columnist Emerson Slomka explains the pros and cons of educational television and explains the role it plays in developing minds. He says that this programming is a good supplement, rather than a primary source of education.
13 Emmys prove awards shows' decent
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:8, p.04
9/26/2019 Gabrielle Leitner reviews the Emmys. Leitner describes the defaults of the Emmys and who won what and who was snubbed. She expands upon the downfall that is the Emmys and how other sources are becoming more and more popular.
14 Streaming market is becoming too saturated
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:16, p.03
10/18/2018 The author shares his opinion on the new streaming services and how the market is becoming bloated.
15 Netflix finds continued success in originals
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.04
10/19/2017 Columnist King talks about the growing popularity of Netflix original series and movies; photo.
16 Disney set to launch own streaming service
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:14, p.03
10/12/2017 Columnist King discuses Disney's new streaming service. Set for 2019, Disney is planning an launching their own streaming service and pulling all movies and shows from Netflix; photo.
17 "Twin Peaks" transforms TV again
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:4, p.03
9/7/2017 Columnist Olsasky discusses the show "Twin Peaks". The show has returned after 25 years for it's third, and final, season; photo.
18 Netflix binging season is upon us
Coppock--Kiley (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:27, p.04
12/10/2015 Kiley Coppock breaks down the best movies and shows for the holiday season; photo.
19 Jay Leno brings laughs to GBPAC
Northern Iowan 112:5, p.1
9/14/2015 Former "Tonight Show" host Jay Leno performed stand up comedy at the GBPAC for a sold out audience; photo.
20 New screen draws Cedar Valley to turf
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:13, p.1
10/13/2014 Students and Cedar Falls residents enjoyed watching the football game against South Dakota University on the newly installed HD video screen; photo.
21 Student Voices: What was your reaction to the Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad?
Shultz--Jacob (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:34, p.4
2/6/2014 Several students respond to the question, "What was your reaction to the Coca-Cola Super Bowl ad?".
22 UNI graduate competes on apprentice Asia
Northern Iowa Today 96:3, p.29
10/1/2013 Dussadee Oeawpanich was a finalist in the first Apprentice Asia television season; photo.
23 UNI alumna wins survivor: Philippines
Northern Iowa Today 95:3, p.27
5/1/2013 Denise McCormick Stapley won reality show competition; photo.
24 Playing a ballad of silence: unheard activists
Nicholson--Heather Lynn (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:51, p.4
4/23/2013 The author explains that throughout history music has inspired change, but this does not happen now. She urges readers to take social reform into their own hands and to get involved.
25 I've made a huge mistake
Ruane--Blake Steven (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:48, p.4
4/12/2013 Netflix has a national following of 27 million people. Says that a lot of those people are probably college students.
26 March Madness means spending spring break in front of the TV
Bemis--Jacob Harry (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:43, p.6
3/15/2013 Many will view the NCAA men's basketball tournament over spring break.
27 Grit 'n' Glam
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:32, p.7
2/5/2013 Fashion questions asked and answered; photo.
28 This year, let's fatten up
Monnier--Beth Alice (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 109:31, p.3
2/1/2013 Author states all the pressure to be thin is not getting us any closer to health. Stop mentally beating yourself up, and fatten up on self-love. Giving yourself positive feedback will improve your self-esteem; photo.
29 We are living in the golden age of television
Ruane--Blake Steven (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:28, p.4
1/18/2013 Author compares sitcoms of the '90s to the serialized drama shows of today. You don't have to feel ashamed to turn on the TV. There are shows out there now for everyone whether you appreciate dramas or old-fashioned sitcoms.
30 John Barz
Northern Iowa Today 94:4, p.31
12/1/2012 John Barz, Martha Keune, Dan Reiter, and Danielle Stipe tape Extreme Makeover television show; photo.
31 Fear proves to be no factor to the students of UNI
Tjossem--Kirsten Ruth (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:21, p.6
11/6/2012 Campus Activity Board hosted "Fear Factor" based on the TV show. Students participated in several challenges. Contestants faced six rounds of elimination to win gift cards to University Book & Supply; photo.
32 Grit 'n' Glam
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:15, p.8
10/16/2012 Tips for TV interviews and appearing in the news.
33 Mat's Sports Minute: Saturday's game is about more than just winning
Meyer--Mathew John (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 109:3, p.8
8/31/2012 Playing two Big Ten teams in the first three games of a football season may seem foolish. UNI will receive $450,000 for playing Wisconsin. The television exposure will highlight the university. How many students or athletes we will attract; photo?
34 UNI Sketch turns unused channel into high-energy student run television show
Terry--Elissa Danielle (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 108:37, p.7
2/17/2012 Classy college humor combined with high energy describes Sketch. Rob Bauer and Taran Goecke founded the program. The show appears on Wednesday evenings every three weeks; photo.
35 Hatin' on sitcoms
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 108:18, p.4
10/28/2011 Today's generation seems to identify with the characters in present day sitcoms such as "Big Bang Theory" and "Two and a Half Men". The poor dialogue and ridiculous setups seem to click in their brains.
36 Discovery Channel to feature UNI's STEM initiatives
Findley--Blake Thurston (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:16, p.1
10/21/2011 Lou Gossett, Jr., will host a half hour segment highlighting the university's work in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math. Exposure will aid in achieving the goal of increased learning in these areas.
37 Academy Award nominee Alice Elliot to visit UNI
Public Relations News Release 2011:81, p.1
10/14/2011 The documentary filmmaker and Academy Award nominee Alice Elliott will present her film "The Collector of Bedford Street" and have a Q & A session. Her film was nominated for an academy award.
38 UNI's STEM initiatives to be featured on national TV
Public Relations News Release 2011:79, p.1
10/13/2011 UNI's work on the U. S. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) crisis will be featured on national TV through the Discovery channel.
39 UNI organizations help build house for Extreme Makeover
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:13, p.1
10/11/2011 The Extreme Makeover house is completed with help from hundreds of volunteers. Over seventy volunteers from the Construction Management program at UNI helped in the project. The students spent more than one thousand hours on the project; photo.
40 'Dancing With the Stars' may feature local band's music
Peterson--Caitlin Anne (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:51, p.6
4/19/2011 Two current students are members of the band, Followed by Ghosts. Their music has been on HBO three times and now the band has been approached by ABC. A song from their most recent album caught the interest of the network; photo.
41 Local meteorologist offers advice on landing a job in TV
Collins--Elizabeth L. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 107:50, p.5
4/15/2011 Aaron Shaffer, a weekend meteorologist and storm chaser at KGAN, has written a book. He says to expect your first job in television not to pay well. Choose a good university, focus on internships, and formulate a resume tape.
42 Guy next door is violating quiet hours
Northern Iowan 107:46, p.B2
4/1/2011 Late night television watching disturbs neighbor.
43 Commercial costs
Jeffries--Leah Kay (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:33, p.5
2/4/2011 Commercials during the Super Bowl can cost up to six million dollars. They have become the reason many watch the game. You may not be able to be at the game in person, but you will be able to see the commercials in the comfort of your home.
44 Only on The Violence Network
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:27, p.10
12/10/2010 Author proposes a new television channel, The Violence Network. This proposal is rather tongue in cheek, thankfully.
45 Office hours
Andersen--Eva Elizabeth (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:25, p.5
12/3/2010 Ron Steele, long time news anchor at KWWL, teaches electronic media; photo.
46 The rise of the new media
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:24, p.8
11/19/2010 Blogging, podcasts, and online television are threatening the traditional ways of being informed. Newspaper readership is down. Cable news shows have become partisan.
47 MTV's 'Jersey Shore'
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:16, p.10
10/22/2010 Commentary on the present state of television entertainment or lack there of; photo.
48 Old Spice and the Age of Random
Mitchell--Anthony Patrick (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 107:13, p.7
10/12/2010 Advertising has changed over the years from overacted reactions to random reactions, often involving humor.
49 Jorgensen brings "Panther Trivia" to UNI
Johnson--Adam C. (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:2, p.6
8/31/2010 A new show on the UNI cable channel this fall is written, produced, and directed by Dru Jorgensen. The show will film in Maucker Union.
50 UNI's victory over Kansas listed as Best Upset candidate at ESPY Awards
Anderson--John Patrick (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:58, p.1
7/2/2010 Colin McDonough believes that the UNI upset has a good chance of winning; photo.


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