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Thanksgiving

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1 A blacked-out holiday
Cosgrove--Thaddeus Riley (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:25, p.3
12/4/2014 Student Riley Cosgrove expresses his distaste for Departments stores opening early on Thanksgiving and not letting employees get their deserved relaxation time; photo.
2 Counting our blessings versus counting our cash
McKone--Madison Elizabeth (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.3
12/6/2013 The author believes that Black Friday shopping is deteriorating the meaning of Thanksgiving. Black Friday shopping has become so chaotic that shoppers are getting trampled and injured. She suggests relaxing with family is a better way to spend the day.
3 The shameful truth behind Black Friday
Daniel--Chris
Northern Iowan 110:26, p.3
12/6/2013 The author discusses how retailers make a huge profit even on Black Friday due to high-low pricing strategy. He believes that the violence and chaos on Black Friday is a sad reflection of our consumption oriented society.
4 Pledge to go turkey free this Thanksgiving
Pope--David William (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 110:25, p.3
11/22/2013 Says that millions of turkeys are killed in the United States for Thanksgiving each year. They are raised for slaughter under less than ideal conditions. Asks readers to consider a vegetarian option for their Thanksgiving feast.
5 Thanksgiving in the dorms
Ruggles--Jacinda Rose (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:25, p.4
11/22/2013 Gives recipes for making a Thanksgiving meal in a microwave. Also gives decoration ideas.
6 Our gluttonous waste
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:25, p.3
12/2/2011 Thanksgiving is over for this year. Statistics shared showing an alarming number of people dying due to hunger related causes each year. The amount of food wasted is mind boggling; photo.
7 Holiday Hoopla to spread seasonal cheer in downtown Cedar Falls
Firman--Tehrene Victoria (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.8
11/18/2011 Volunteers and committee members started transforming the downtown area into a winter wonderland. Music, food, and the arrival of Santa will take place the day after Thanksgiving.
8 What you doing over Thanksgiving break?
Northern Iowan 108:24, p.7
11/18/2011 Tweets from students about plans for break; photo.
9 Thanksgiving, America's nightmare before Christmas
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 108:23, p.5
11/15/2011 Students urged to "give thanks" on Thanksgiving. Enjoy your family gathering. It should be a special day and not the jumping off day for the Christmas holiday rush; photo.
10 UNI program will focus on reclaiming the holidays
Public Relations News Release 2010:115, p.1
10/26/2010 The holiday initiative will work with Iowans in areas such as clearing clutter, environmentally friendly gift ideas, buying locally, controlling holiday finances and reducing stress. The hope is that the holidays will be more enjoyable.
11 Reclaim your Holidays Series to be held at Iowa City Public Library
Public Relations News Release 2010:92, p.1
10/11/2010 Iowans will discover how to create more meaningful winter holidays at a series of free sessions held at the Iowa City Public Library. Participants will reflect on the holidays to more clearly understand their priorities.
12 Student Voices
Moore--Emily Janelle (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:23, p.10
11/17/2009 Students respond to the question; "What are you doing for Thanksgiving vacation?"; photo.
13 Students cope with stress as the semester winds down
Jensen--Brice Tyler (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:22, p.12
11/13/2009 Students are ready for Thanksgiving break. Three months of classes has taken its toll. Students deal with stress in different ways; photo.
14 News Briefs: abandoned student bikes, UNI Web site
Walton--Thomas Nathaniel (Student--2009)
Northern Iowan 106:18, p.2
10/30/2009 Bicycles collected by Public Safety since last July will be auctioned prior to Thanksgiving. DeWayne Purdy announced upcoming changes in the UNI Web site. Plans for completion prior to next semester may not be attained.
15 Dead sprint to the finish
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 105:26, p.5
12/9/2008 Thinks that the week long Thanksgiving vacation might not have been beneficial to preparing for the last several weeks of class and then final examinations.
16 Truly thankful for simple things
Grayson--Adam Michael (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:25, p.5
12/5/2008 Family accident leads to feelings of gratitude to everyone involved.
17 A Midterm break proposal
Boevers--Cassandra Mae (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:24, p.3
11/21/2008 A day off between Labor Day and Thanksgiving proposed. The benefits would be a catch up day for visiting a professor, homework, papers, or going home. A break would encourage students and hopefully improve attentiveness.
18 Thanksgiving: going from overlooked to forgotten
Krob--Nicholas Joseph (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:24, p.4
11/21/2008 The transition between Halloween and Christmas should not be overlooked. Thanksgiving continues to be a major holiday based on family traditions; causing us to stop and think of all for which we have to be thankful.
19 Don't get me wrong, I love the holidays but
Glaser--Jordan Moye (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:25, p.8
11/30/2007 Reflections on the loss of the "real meaning" of Christmas and the holiday season.
20 Student Voices
O'Donnell--Chelsea Lynne (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:24, p.11
11/16/2007 Students respond to the question; "What will you be doing with your extra days of break?"
21 The classic Thanksgiving spread
Keating--Sara N. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.9
11/13/2007 Recipes for Thanksgiving dinner; photo.
22 Christmas on Halloween
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:21, p.7
11/6/2007 Commercialization of Christmas starts after Halloween.
23 Student Voices
Northern Iowan 103:50, p.9
4/10/2007 Students respond to the question; "What's your favorite holiday"?
24 Full week of Thanksgiving break
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:39, p.6
2/20/2007 Board of Regents approved a calendar change for UNI. Students will have the entire week off for the Thanksgiving holiday in 2007.
25 Schedule schisms
Toppin--Ryan W. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 103:25, p.7
11/21/2006 Commentary on UNI being the only state school having classes during the Thanksgiving week.
26 Student Voices
Bray--Nicholas R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:25, p.21
11/21/2006 Students respond to the question; "What are you looking forward to on Thanksgiving"?
27 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/13/2006 Thanksgiving vacation begins Tuesday, November 21.
28 News Brief/Calendar of Events
Public Relations News Release 2006:0, p.1
11/13/2006 Classes resume Monday, November 27.
29 Improper planning
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:13, p.9
10/10/2006 Suggests scheduling Homecoming prior to mid term exams, having a week off for Thanksgiving, and adding a fall break.
30 NISG update
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 102:58, p.3
6/23/2006 NISG executive activities noted.
31 Deciphering wants from needs difficult for some
Tuenge--Nathan (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:25, p.5
11/22/2005 Wonders why people spend Thanksgiving thinking of what they are thankful for, and then turn around and indulge on shopping the next day.
32 Student Voices
Northern Iowan 102:25, p.7
11/22/2005 Students respond to the question, "What is your least favorite part of the upcoming holiday?"
33 The history of Thanksgiving, cultural celebrations
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:25, p.7
11/22/2005 Brief overview of feasts of the harvest celebrated around the world; photo.
34 Monday, Nov. 28
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.2
11/21/2005 Instruction resumes.
35 Thursday-Friday, Nov. 24-25
Public Relations News Release 2005:0, p.2
11/21/2005 UNI offices closed.
36 Living every day like it's Thanksgiving
Holzmueller--Kate (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 102:24, p.5
11/18/2005 Wishes that people would take more time to enjoy things like friends, family, and food.
37 Candidates prepare for next week's election
Helgerson--Leah (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:38, p.1
2/18/2005 Pat Grassley and Kevin Willms' platform includes tuition reform, creating an online classroom directory, increasing attendance at sporting and cultural events, offering alternative book purchasing options, and extending Thanksgiving break; photo.
38 Commercialism and holiday hatred
Paulson--Bryce (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:38, p.5
2/18/2005 Wants people to realize the true meanings behind holidays; wants people to celebrate true meanings rather than the commercialism tied to them.
39 A bond that won't break
Kelly--Ned (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:25, p.5
11/23/2004 Urges readers to live life to the fullest and appreciate their families after recounting the story of a soldier who died in Iraq the same day his son was born.
40 Christmas lights blinding the Thanksgiving turkey
Musgrave--Matt (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:25, p.5
11/23/2004 Disagrees with the excessive commercializing of Christmas that leads to ignoring the importance and meaning of other holidays.
41 Student voices
Northern Iowan 101:25, p.7
11/23/2004 Students respond to the question, "In the spirit of Thanksgiving, what are you thankful for?"; photo.
42 Throughout history, a day to give thanks
Vande Zandschulp--Jessica (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:25, p.7
11/23/2004 Examines origins of the Thanksgiving holiday; photo.
43 Turkey day: 'wattle' you have?; everything you need to know about the holiday, bird, and traditions
Molitor--Neal Andrew (Student--2004)
Northern Iowan 101:25, p.1
11/23/2004 Trivia about Thanksgiving; photo.
44 Keep your chin up with times ahead
Crane--Ryan P. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 101:22, p.5
11/12/2004 Tries to help students beat the winter blues.
45 Reflections on Turkey Day
Athay--Steve (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 100:25, p.5
11/25/2003 Encourages students to think about what they are thankful for.
46 Dialogues on dwarfish doldrums
Andresen--Kelli (Class of 2004)
Northern Iowan 100:16, p.5
10/24/2003 Random thoughts about Jason Mraz, Christmas, and the time between Homecoming and Thanksgiving.
47 A holiday to satisfy the biggest appetites
Hammitt-- Katie Ruth (Class of 2005)
Northern Iowan 99:25, p.11
11/26/2002 Suggestions are offered for responsible holiday eating.
48 Finally a break; time to give thanks and eat turkey
Weiskircher--Heidi B. (Classes of 2005 and 2006)
Northern Iowan 99:25, p.11
11/26/2002 The first Thanksgiving was held in the fall of 1621.
49 Giving thanks and gorging on turkey
Buelow--Katie J. (Student--2002)
Northern Iowan 99:25, p.7
11/26/2002 Gives the items she is most thankful for this year.
50 The NI gives thanks
Northern Iowan 99:25, p.7
11/26/2002 Feels they are most thankful for a break from school.

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