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  • 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...
  • Drawing the line on implanted tech

    - Feb 2, 2016
    Joe Lane Joseph-lane@uiowa.edu According to a variety of sources, roughly 25 million soldiers were killed in World War II. Along with tens of millions of civilian casualties, World War II was far and away the deadliest...
  • President Trump & the Sun

    - Feb 2, 2016
    Beau Elliot beauelliot@gmail.com Then one day, the Sun rose in the west, and everybody’s shadow was somehow different. “Hey, dude, you’re standing on my shadow,” some random dude told me. “No, I’m not trumping your shadow,”...
  • America’s electoral system needs change

    - Feb 1, 2016
    Jace Brady Jace-brady@uiowa.edu Last week, Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, announced that he was seriously considering an independent run for president. With the weakness of Hillary Clinton and the unpopularity of Donald...
  • Abortion debate lacks nuance

    - Feb 1, 2016
    Sydney Newton Sydney-newton@uiowa.edu Abortion. It’s a topic that no one takes lightheartedly, no matter what you believe. Abortion and how it relates to the Planned Parenthood situation are pressing issues in our country. The fight for...
  • Dugan: Reach for the ideal on health care

    - Jan 29, 2016
    Jack Dugan John-dugan@uiowa.edu Health care is a dubious subject, not only polarizing the left and the right wings of American politics but driving a spike in factions of otherwise like-minded party members. The big question among...
  • Soyer: Landlords should provide recycling

    - Jan 28, 2016
    Hannah Soyer hannah-soyer@uiowa.edu An ordinance that would require landlords of apartment complexes and condominiums to provide recycling services for their tenants is currently being drafted by the city of Iowa City, and it will hopefully be...
  • Studer: Addiction is a disease, not a crime

    - Jan 28, 2016
    Samuel Studer samuel-studer@uiowa.edu Leonard Campanello, the police chief of Gloucester, Massachusetts, has taken a stand again the War on Drugs. Last spring, he made headlines after writing on his Facebook profile that the War on Drugs...

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