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  • Brady: What to look for today in New Hampshire

    - Feb 9, 2016
    Jace Brady jace-brady@uiowa.edu Last week, Iowa caucus-attendees had the opportunity to cast their votes for their preferred candidates. Winners were declared, momentum was gained, and several candidates felt the results compelled them to leave the race....
  • Elliot: Robots and dinosaurs

    - Feb 9, 2016
    Beau Elliot beauelliot@gmail.com Everybody knows this is a great country that is so diverse it even includes people who don’t believe dinosaurs ever existed. Something about the Earth’s only being 6,000 years old, and besides, if...
  • More than a pregnancy ban to stop stop Zika


    - Feb 8, 2016
    Christopher Cervantes crvantes@uiowa.edu Personal liberties have always been a constant source of pride, as well as a treasured right, in the United States. However, there have been times in our nation’s history in which we have...
  • Studer: Stand up against racial hate

    - Feb 5, 2016
    Samuel Studer samuel-studer@uiowa.edu A rally was held Monday in New York for a group of three black female students who were attacked by 10 to 12 white men and women. The students, who attend the State...
  • Prall: The World is Watching

    - Feb 5, 2016
    Jacob Prall jacob-prall@uiowa.edu Sometimes it’s easy to forget that we are being watched. We forget that our problems at home have a global context. At the very least, I do. Maybe I forget because of the...
  • Lane: Don’t tell charities how to spend their money

    - Feb 5, 2016
    Joe Lane joseph-lane@uiowa.edu Nonprofit organizations in the United States hold a powerful and important place in our society. When problems face our communities that governments are unwilling, or unable, to solve, caring individuals and organizations step...
  • Newton: Should the UI focus more on in-state students?

    - Feb 4, 2016
    Sydney Newton sydney-newton@uiowa.edu It’s not often we think about the demographics of students at our university. We have been prone to think that most of the students are usually from our own state and a small...
  • Dugan: Drones should be an issue for Democrats

    - Feb 4, 2016
    Jack Dugan john-dugan@uiowa.edu Arguably, one of the few blemishes on presidential hopeful and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’s run for the presidency is his lack-there-of foreign-policy experience. Perhaps, it can be argued, this can be cushioned with...
  • THEM today, US tomorrow

    - Feb 3, 2016
    Christopher Cervantes People have a funny way about looking at the past. Whenever a subject associated with a positive event is brought up, there is always an air of reverence about it all. Conversely, whenever there...
  • Trump: shock or joy?

    - Feb 2, 2016
    Keith Reed Keith-reed@uiowa.edu Many voters were shocked to hear that Donald Trump entered the presidential race for the Republican Party. I was one of them (granted, I do not care too much for politics, though I...

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