Editorial

  • Editorial: The DI supports independent student journalism

    - Nov 3, 2017
    Recent events have jeopardized The Indiana Daily Student’s independence. We at the DI support its commitment to #150more years of independent journalism. Here at The Daily Iowan, we pride ourselves not only in our nearing 150-year...
  • Editorial: The DI stands with DACA recipients

    - Sep 11, 2017
    DACA recipients deserve a secure path to citizenship. Last week, the Trump administration announced it will end the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in six months, unless Congress passes alternative legislation. DACA was created in...
  • Editorial: Local support for Paris Accord necessary

    - Jun 12, 2017
    The Johnson County Board of Supervisors approved a resolution this past week to commit to the Paris Climate Agreement, a week after President Trump announced his plans for the U.S. to withdraw from the agreement. The...
  • Hassett: Journalistic gaslighting

    - Oct 21, 2016
    If you’ve only been getting your news from mainstream television outlets in the past few weeks, you might be surprised to find out that there have been developments in the upcoming presidential election besides Donald Trump’s...
  • Editorial: Kill the black snake, block the Bakken blunder, now

    - Sep 7, 2016
    It’s the largest gathering of Native American tribes in a century. Each day, a large group of protesters, composed of leaders and representatives of dozens of tribes, march a mile from their camp to the construction...
  • Editorial: … And Black and Blue all over

    - Jul 10, 2016
    Following the shooting death of two African-American men, Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota, it would appear as though race relations in this country are nearing a boiling point....
  • Finding funding for climate-change policies

    - Feb 24, 2016
    This past weekend saw temperatures in the mid to upper 50s, putting a pleasantly sunny twist in what has generally been a long history of notoriously bitter Midwestern winters. As good as it felt ditching the...
  • Intolerance in Iowa on transgender acceptance 

    - Nov 18, 2015
    This week (Nov. 14-20), individuals and organizations around the country will participate in Transgender Awareness Week, an effort to recognize these individuals and bring the issues that transgender people face to the forefront. Unfortunately, in Iowa,...
  • Bridging the divide on police use of force

    - Oct 26, 2015
    On Sunday, Republican presidential hopeful Chris Christie said the rhetoric of Black Lives Matter included “calling for the murder of police officers,” and as a result, he didn’t think the movement was justified. The comment from...
  • Prescriptions are a public necessity, not just a profit motive

    - Sep 24, 2015
    Earlier this week, Turing Pharmaceuticals raised the price of Daraprim — a critically important drug in the battle against infectious diseases — from $13.50 per pill to an unimaginable $750 per pill, according to the New...

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