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1 America's cost of 'defending freedom' in Ukraine: Higher food and gas prices and an increased risk of recession
Hauk--William (Iowa Capital Dispatch)
Northern Iowan 118:42, p.3
3/21/2022 William Hauk describes the economic impact that the Ukraine-Russia conflict will have on the United States; photo.
2 Military strike on Syria was the right call
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:53, p.03
4/23/2018 The author argues that the joint military strike by the US, Britain and France on Syria was the right call, but the US should be allowing more refugees into the country.
3 TheatreUNI lets the sunshine in with 'Hair'
Olsasky--Clinton (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 114:43, p.04
3/8/2018 Reviewer Clinton Olsasky discusses TheatreUNI's production of 'Hair' and what the musical makes commentary on; photo.
4 Theatre UNI "Mother Courage and Her Children"
Hauer--Sydney (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:25, p.04
11/30/2017 Theatre UNI will be performing Mathew Weedman's adaptation of "Mother Courage and Her Children"; photo.
5 19147 Russian Revolutions remembered
Dausener--Josua (Student--2017), Davis--Kirby (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:23, p.01
11/13/2017 UNI invites four speakers to give a lecture called "Russian Revolution and Modern Russia (1917-2017): 100 Years of Dreams and Realities" followed by a Q&A session. There is an overview of the lectures each speaker gave; photo.
6 Military spending overshadows education
Cobb--Abbi (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:8, p.03
9/21/2017 Columnist Abbi Cobb discuses the military spending increase. Cobb thinks there should be less military increases and more effort put into education; photo.
7 U.S. involvement against ISIS requires allies' aid
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:3, p.3
9/8/2014 The current U.S. involvement in the Middle East has increased in recent months; photo.
8 Thinking about more than just ourselves
Beard--Renae (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:48, p.3
4/7/2014 The author believes that the current generation needs to strive for world peace. Americans are privileged compared to youth in other countries. We need to be more concerned with the world around us and realize that not everyone is as fortunate.
9 'Ender's Game' full of powerful messages
Jamtgaard--Katherine A (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 110:20, p.4
11/5/2013 Author reviews the film "Ender's Game" based on the Orson Scott Card novel. The movie takes place in a futuristic society with Earth under alien attack. There is a strong theme of loving one's enemy throughout the film.
10 Avoiding U. S. intervention in Syria
Northern Iowan 110:6, p.3
9/17/2013 The author discusses recent United States attitudes in reaction to Syria's chemical weapons. The author does not agree with the way the world is handling this situation, but does not suggest a solution to the problem.
11 Bigelow has given us her masterpiece
Northern Iowan 109:30, p.6
1/29/2013 The author feels the film is a recreation of the major events of the War on Terror. It almost plays like a documentary because of how it incorporates the major events of the War on Terror into the storyline; photo.
12 UNI history professor to present lecture on war and memory
Public Relations News Release 2012:136, p.1
11/8/2012 Professor Thomas Connors will give lecture, "War and the Landscape of Memory". Presentation will examine how war monuments have evolved over two centuries, and how historic events are remembered.
13 Lysistrata gets modernized in time for 2012 elections
Woolson--Brooks Michael (Student--2012)
Northern Iowan 109:13, p.6
10/9/2012 Classic play sheds light on modern day situations in America. Playgoers will welcome the many parallels and references to the present American political situation.
14 UNI to host war crimes lecture
Public Relations News Release 2011:227, p.1
3/20/2012 UNI will host U.S. Ambassador Stephen Rapp for a lecture on the war crimes issue.
15 UNI to host lecture on war on drugs
Public Relations News Release 2011:212, p.1
3/13/2012 UNI will host a lecture on the War on Drugs hosted by Neill Franklin a Law Enforcement Officer.
16 UNI's Strayer-Wood Theatre seeks actors for 'Dying City'
Public Relations News Release 2011:90, p.1
10/20/2011 Auditions will be held at Strayer-Wood Theater for roles in the upcomig play 'Dying City.'
17 Yale Law professor to discuss wartime decisions
Public Relations News Release 2011:71, p.1
10/6/2011 Professor Stephen L. Carter from Yale Law School will give a lecture on the issues of going to war during the Obama administration.
18 Meditations on Libya
Greubel--Greg Harold (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 107:49, p.11
4/12/2011 Believes that the military intervention in Libya is not like the intervention in Iraq. This intervention was and is a humanitarian effort by the United Nations to save the lives of thousands.
19 War is a racket
Cue--Owen Elliott (Student--2011)
Northern Iowan 107:30, p.7
1/25/2011 A economic myth is the idea of war being beneficial to the economy. Readers urged to guard against the military-industrial complex. Support for the military should not come from taxes or borrowing.
20 Mike Shiley's 'Lessons from Iraq" a snapshot in time
Sandbothe--Alyx Jordan (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:21, p.1
11/9/2010 A homemade press pass, digital video recorder, and a rented bullet-proof vest were the tools used by Mike Shiley to produce his documentary on the war in Iraq. Students had many questions following his presentation; photo.
21 What happened to the anti-war left?
Dippold--Michael Steven (Student--2010)
Northern Iowan 107:7, p.7
9/21/2010 Questions about the lack of a coherent foreign policy, the war in Afghanistan, and poor civil liberties decisions asked.
22 "Passages to Palestine" tunes in the importance of Israeli-Palestinian conflict to students zoned out
Anderson--John David (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 106:4, p.1
9/11/2009 Strayer-Wood Theatre presentation informed the audience about the tragedies of war and the impact on innocent people; photo.
23 UNI Strayer-Wood Theatre presents 'Passages to Palestine'
Public Relations News Release 2009:19, p.1
8/27/2009 The live touring theatre and multi-media devised performance, conceived by Richard Glockner, will premiere on Thursday, Sept., 3. "Passages to Palestine" challenges audiences to look beyond the standard news reports to the realities of a war zone.
24 What you can do
Bormann--Emily Ann (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:30, p.5
1/27/2009 Many difficult situations exist in the world today. It will take all of humanity to overcome bad economies, wars, and hunger. Even the small things individuals can do will help.
25 Books, books, books
O'Loughlin--Emily (Student--2008)
Northern Iowan 105:28, p.6
1/16/2009 Even fiction books allow people to learn. Many of the wars in fiction books begin with intolerances and misunderstanding. The author vows to become more tolerant in her dealings with others.
26 Iraq War issues discussed
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:47, p.2
4/8/2008 Reprinted coverage of the Iraq War debate due to reporting errors.
27 Latest Iraq War debate
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:45, p.1
4/1/2008 Two hundred attended a debate on the Iraq War. Four members of the Vets for Freedom group traveled to UNI for the debate; photo.
28 Culture Corner: Life's many questions
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:44, p.9
3/28/2008 Looking for answers to author's questions for readers; photo.
29 New Iraq War forum proposed
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:36, p.1
2/19/2008 Three UNI students and veterans of the Iraq War are trying to sponsor another discussion on the war. They are planning on bringing the Vets For Freedom National Bus Tour to UNI in March; photo.
30 Iraq War Forum
Hoffman--Donna R. (Political Science Faculty)
Northern Iowan 104:25, p.9
11/30/2007 Professor Hoffman attempts to clarify her position; says she took no stand either for or against the war.
31 Iraq War Forum
Schneider--Robert (Social Work Faculty)
Northern Iowan 104:25, p.9
11/30/2007 Believes that forum should have included viewpoints of those who support the war.
32 Iraq forum analyzes war
Calcara--Sally A. (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:24, p.1
11/16/2007 Six UNI professors led a forum to discuss Iraq War issues. War opposed from six different perspectives; photo.
33 Iraq War Forum
Northern Iowan 104:24, p.8
11/16/2007 Disappointed with the composition of the Iraq Forum panel and the logic of participants. Suggestions on improving the Forum.
34 Forum on the Iraq War at UNI today
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.3
11/13/2007 A panel of UNI faculty will discuss the effects of the war in Iraq.
35 Response to letter written by Paul McNamara in November 9 Issue
Van Wormer--Katherine S. (Social Work Faculty)
Northern Iowan 104:23, p.8
11/13/2007 Katherine van Wormer states that she honored Brian Gienau in her speech to the Faculty Senate, pointing out that his death was a great loss.
36 Forum on the Iraq War at UNI
Public Relations News Release 2007:278, p.1
11/8/2007 How the Iraq War has affected U. S. politics and society is the topic of the forum November 13.
37 Support for the Iraq war
Shireman--Spencer Chase (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:21, p.8
11/6/2007 Commentary on how history might portray George W. Bush; challenges citizens to remember that this war is America's war.
38 Report says war on terror inadvertently aiding Al Qaeda network
Conaway--Brandon U. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 104:16, p.3
10/19/2007 Oxford Research Group states that a "fundamental re-think is required in order to more effectively combat global terrorist networks.
39 The pawns are real
Baxter--Brittney (Student--2007)
Northern Iowan 104:7, p.9
9/18/2007 War in Iraq discussed.
40 Another "Shepherd" flocks from Iraq
Cook--Lindsey K. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 104:5, p.9
9/11/2007 UNI student follows family tradition by serving in the military. Brandon Shepherd has served two tours of duty in Iraq; photo.
41 Human support
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:52, p.7
4/17/2007 Support our troops by remembering them as human beings.
42 Genocide survivor shares story
Fleming--Rachel M. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:50, p.1
4/10/2007 Loung Ung, a survivor of the genocide in Cambodia and author of several books, spoke to UNI students about her ordeal; photo.
43 Too far to see
Roos--Nicholas Alexander (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:50, p.7
4/10/2007 Commentary on the challenges of Iraqi citizens to survive, while many of us are concerned about the weather and other less significant factors.
44 Congress sends a strong message to President
Ahmed--Ranya R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:41, p.6
2/27/2007 The passage of a non-binding resolution by Congress sends a symbolic message to President Bush. The American people are demanding a change in Iraq war policies.
45 Bush belongs behind bars
Abbott--Tristan E. (Student--2005)
Northern Iowan 103:40, p.5
2/23/2007 Pentagon inspector general's report on faulty intelligence on the relationship between al Qaeda and Iraq noted and concerns of possible war with Iran.
46 War in Iraq claims life of former UNI student
McCue--Timothy M. (Student--2003)
Northern Iowan 103:36, p.1
2/9/2007 Stephen Shannon killed in Iraq; photo.
47 UNI student killed in Iraq
Northern Iowan 103:35, p.1
2/6/2007 Stephen Daniel Shannon, a former UNI student, was killed by enemy fire in Iraq.
48 Short-sighted war man
Northern Iowan 103:31, p.8
1/23/2007 Success of planned troop surge in Iraq questioned.
49 Can make a difference
Northern Iowan 103:30, p.6
1/19/2007 Review of the current National Security Strategy urged.
50 Saddam Hussein sentenced to death by hanging
Ahmed--Ranya R. (Student--2006)
Northern Iowan 103:22, p.1
11/10/2006 The trial of Saddam Hussein has ended with a guilty verdict. Reactions vary; photo.


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