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1 Iowa second Amendment
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:22, p.03
11/10/2022 Bailey Klinkhammer writes an opinion piece on the nature of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms Amendments that was added to the Iowa Constitution. Klinkhammer believes that this will make any attempts of passing gun legislations harder therefore causing looser regulations and more gun violence across the state; photo.
2 Bring back the blue
Klinkhammer--Bailey (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:18, p.03
10/27/2022 Bailey Klinkhammer writes an opinion piece on their thoughts of why Iowan voters should vote Democrat for the midterm election this year; photo.
3 2022 midterms approach
Schmitz--Mallory (Student--2021), Benitez--Nixson (Class of 2023)
Northern Iowan 119:16, p.01
10/20/2022 Mallory Schmitz gives readers information on early voting and absentee ballot requests for the upcoming midterm election; photo.
4 UNI among top colleges for student voting
Nelson--Luke (Student--2022)
Northern Iowan 119:10, p.01
9/29/2022 Luke Nelson reports on events happening surrounding the mid-term elections coming up in November. UNI is planning a social media campaign to raise awareness and encourage young college students to vote; photo.
5 The value of your vote
Daniels--Parker (Student 2022)
Northern Iowan 118:36, p.01
2/21/2022 Student Parker Daniels, the Chief Justice of the Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG), urges students to participate in upcoming NISG elections and emphasizes the importance of the right to vote. The author also discusses what NISG does and some of the student-driven accomplishments that have been achieved thanks to their votes; photos.
6 Voter ID is not voter suppression
Richards--Tanner (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:47, p.03
4/5/2021 In the author's opinion, election security is an important concern and the new law in Georgia, which requires ID, should stand in spite of protests of voter suppression by Democrats and the media; photo.
7 Biden wins election, UNI reacts
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:24, p.01
11/9/2020 Joe Biden wins the 2020 presidential election after delays in vote counting and UNI students give their opinions; photo.
8 A Country Divided: UNI reacts to Election Day
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.01
11/5/2020 UNI students and professors discuss the 2020 presidential election as well as the state-wide elections for the United States Congress. Both students and professors express their opinions on the uncalled race and the role of mail-in ballots; photo.
9 UNI receives award for voter registration efforts
Warrington--David (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 117:23, p.06
11/5/2020 UNI was awarded the Pursuing Victory with Honor award, in part for the high turnout of student-athletes who voted. UNI has routinely had some of the best voter turnouts across America's college campuses; photo.
10 Election Day: Where, how to vote
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Magnificat--Gelase (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:22, p.02
11/2/2020 Information about voting in the 2020 election; photo.
11 This election could turn into a split electoral vote
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:21, p.03
10/29/2020 Horning discusses possible outcomes of the 2020 election; photo.
12 Profs compare past, present politics
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:20, p.02
10/26/2020 Professors from the History and Political Science Departments discuss past politics and the 2020 election in a panel hosted by Phi Alpha Theta of the History Department; photo.
13 The election is not the end of the world
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:19, p.03
10/22/2020 Horning discusses the 2020 election.
14 Show you care by voting on Nov. 3
Seybert–Addision (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 117:16, p.03
10/12/2020 Seybert urges readers to vote in the 2020 election.
15 Stand up against President Trump this election
Holst--Lauren (Class of 1984 and 2013)
Northern Iowan 117:16, p.03
10/12/2020 Holst urges readers to vote against President Trump in the 2020 election.
16 Don't condemn non-voters
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 117:15, p.03
10/8/2020 Horning urges readers not to condemn people who choose not to vote; photo.
17 UNI hosts early in-person voting
Maas--Emma'le (Student--2019), Magnificat--Gelase (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:15, p.01
10/8/2020 Early in-person voting for the 2020 election is hosted outside of the UNI-Dome; photo.
18 2020 Election
Northern Iowan Staff
Northern Iowan 117:14, p.08
10/5/2020 The Northern Iowan staff reminds students how to vote in the upcoming election and gives brief summaries about ballot candidates; photos.
19 Address discusses women's suffrage
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:11, p.01
9/24/2020 The annual Constitution Day Address was held on September 22. It was hosted by Scott Peters, professor and Department Head of Political Science. The speaker was Professor Christina Wolbrecht from the University of Notre Dame. She spoke on Zoom about her background, book, American voting, and women's suffrage; photo.
20 UNI-Dome to become voting site
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 117:11, p.02
9/24/2020 The UNI-Dome will be a voting site for early and general election voting for Black Hawk County residents; photo.
21 'Super Tuesday' leaves uncertainty
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:41, p.03
3/5/2020 Horning comments on Super Tuesday, which resulted in a narrower Democratic nominee field: Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Tulsi Gabbard are still in the race. In the author's opinion, Donald Trump has strong voter support and a high probability of being re-elected, since Democratic front-runners Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden either can't win over more moderate voters or don't have energy surrounding their campaign; photos.
22 The rise of Michael Bloomberg
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:38, p.03
2/24/2020 Horning speculates on Michael Bloomberg's entry into the 2020 Democratic nomination race, discussing potential outcomes of primary season and the general election depending on who secures the nomination; photo.
23 Iowa braces for 2020 caucuses
Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.02
2/3/2020 Iowa's first-in-the-nation caucuses will be held on February 3. A record number of 28 Democrats are seeking the nomination. Incumbent Donald Trump will likely receive the Republican party's nomination. There is a brief listing of Democratic candidates, if they visited UNI, and their main focus. The list includes Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, Tom Steyer, Andrew Yang, Michael Bennet, Michael Bloomberg, Tulsi Gabbard, Amy Klobuchar, and Deval Patrick.
24 UNI hosts mock caucus in Maucker
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:31, p.01
1/30/2020 UNI students and faculty participated in a mock caucus on January 27 ahead of the Iowa caucuses. The event was hosted by the American Democracy Projects, Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG), and the political science department; photos.
25 University to host mock caucus
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.02
1/23/2020 The political science department, American Democracy Project, and Northern Iowa Student Government (NISG) will host a mock caucus event designed to introduce students to the caucusing process. Participants will be led through the processes that both parties use to conduct their caucus. UNI had the highest midterm voter turnout of Iowa universities; photo.
26 Should all opinions be given a platform?
Rawwas--Mohammad (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.03
11/18/2019 Rawwas responds to opinion columnist Kevin Wiggins, who wrote a piece titled "What does it mean to be 'conservative'?" published November 14 in the Northern Iowan.
27 Presidential candidates to visit UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.02
10/21/2019 UNI will host Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer for a meet-and-greet on October 21, 2019, in the Presidential Room of Maucker Union. UNI will also host Democratic presidential candidate and Iowa's front-runner Senator Elizabeth Warren on October 22, at the UNI West Gym; photos.
28 The democracy movement and rank-choice
Wiggins--Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:6, p.03
9/19/2019 Wiggins discusses the "democracy movement," which presents possible solutions and reforms to American democracy in light of political situations like the 2000 presidential election. In the author's opinion, instituting a rank/choice voting system would be a strong solution; photo.
29 Giddens will fight student voter suppression
Giddens--Eric (District 30 Senator)
Northern Iowan 115:43, p.03
3/14/2019 Eric Giddens, Democratic candidate for Iowa Senate District 30, pens a letter to the editor vowing to expand voting access and poll accessibility.
30 Special election brings early voting
Barikor--Leziga (Student--2015), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:42, p.01
3/11/2019 Early voting for Iowa Senate District 30 special election will be on campus as the election date falls during Spring Break.
31 We must count every ballot
Ave--Jack (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:24, p.03
11/15/2018 The author discusses the importance of making sure every ballot is counted after controversy in Georgia and Florida this midterm election.
32 Voters sound off on 2018 midterm
Northern Iowan 115:22, p.01
11/8/2018 A summary of the 2018 Midterm Election results and what that means for Iowa.
33 LTE: Enough is enough
Northern Iowan 115:21, p.04
11/5/2018 Waterloo resident, Barbara Henning, writes her frustration regarding Iowa's state politics.
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 Five things to consider at the polls
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 115:19, p.03
10/29/2018 Professor Emeritus of Marketing, Steve Corbin, penned a letter to the Northern Iowa discusses the five of the most important issues regarding the midterm elections.
36 Informed voting is important
Horning--Colin (Class of 2022), Wauters--Joel (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.03
10/15/2018 The author encourages research on political candidates before casting a vote.
37 Help the climate crisis by voting
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:14, p.03
10/11/2018 The author outlines way that UNI and the students can eve prevent further climate change.
38 UNI to host satellite voting
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:14, p.02
10/11/2018 UNI will offer on campus satellite voting for the 2018 midterm elections.
39 UNI receives voter turnout award
Flanders--Anna (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:13, p.03
10/8/2018 UNI received the Silver Seal from the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for high voter participation in the 2016 presidential elections. 67.5 percent of the UNI student body voted, putting UNI second in the country for voter turnout.
40 #PanthersVote kicks off
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Anderson--Kati (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.01
9/27/2018 A non-partisan voting initiative, #PanthersVote, had it's kick off regardless of the predicted rain.
41 Votes in local elections matter
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:10, p.03
9/27/2018 The author urges the UNI student body to vote and gives information on how and where you can vote.
42 #PanthersVote kicking off tomorrow
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:9, p.02
9/24/2018 NISG and other student organization kicked off an on-campus campaign called #PanthersVote to raise political awareness in the lead up to the November midterm elections.
43 Kander hosts voting event
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Dausener--Josh (Student--2017), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.05
8/27/2018 Democrat Jason Kander visited campus, sponsored by Let America Vote, March for Our Lives Cedar Valley, and the Northern Iowa Democrats, and spoke on voting and voter suppression; photo.
44 LTE: midterm elections matter
Corbin--Steven B. (Class of 1970; Marketing Faculty)
Northern Iowan 115:2, p.03
8/27/2018 Corbin, professor emeritus of marketing, discusses the importance of midterm elections and the possible impacts on issues; photo.
45 Does anybody care anymore?
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.3
11/10/2014 Student Riley Cosgrove looks at the number of students that participate in voting and urges students to be more politically active; photo.
46 End Iowa's early caucus
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:21, p.3
11/10/2014 Student Corey Cooling talks about his opinion on the early caucus and how he feels it should stop.
47 Change the system if you don't like it, you matter
Davidson--Ashley (Student 2014)
Northern Iowan 111:20, p.1
11/6/2014 Student Ashley Davidson urges students to take a stand and show that their opinion and vote matters.
48 Early satellite voting for UNI
Keiser--Erin Rose (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 111:16, p.1
10/23/2014 Student attending UNI are able to take part in early voting at the Maucker Union; photo
49 If I ruled: voting laws
Boisen--Eric (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 111:8, p.1
9/25/2014 Student Eric Boisen talks about what he would do if he could change the voting laws.
50 All-staff opinion column: What are your thoughts on student government?
Daniel--Christopher (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:42, p.3
3/6/2014 Three Northern Iowan opinion columnists give their opinions on the Northern Iowa Student Government.


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