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  • Year of the Selfie


    - May 10, 2016
    Beau Elliot beauelliot@gmail.com In the Year of the Selfie, Donald Trump reigns and rains, vanquishing all who look askance at him. “That guy there, with the notebook and glasses, he looked askance at me,” the  Trumpster...
  • Cervantes: No big hoo-rah for celebrities coming out

    - May 9, 2016
    Christopher Cervantes crvantes@uiowa.edu There has been one story that has practically dominated newsfeeds for the past week. It has been seen all over every inch of social networks and has spread to the likes of CNN...
  • Studer: Listen to Sanders’ voice

    - May 9, 2016
    Samuel Studer Samuel-studer@uiowa.edu Sen. Bernie Sanders, in his race for Democratic presidential nomination, has fought for each vote and delegate remaining. He wants to ensure that even though the primary season is ending, leaders should still...
  • Why Republicans should fight against Trump 

    - May 4, 2016
    Joe Lane Joseph-lane@uiowa.edu Donald Trump is on the brink of receiving the Republican presidential nomination. It’s an almost unavoidable fact after Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dropped out of the race Tuesday night. Joe Lane
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Donald Trump is...
  • Social-justice warriors make mistakes, too

    - May 4, 2016
    Keith Reed Keith-reed@uiowa.edu The term social-justice warrior has risen in prominence in the past year or so; it was even added to the Oxford Dictionary recently. It refers to someone who promotes socially progressive views. Recently,...
  • Elliot: Crazy season cranks (hee-hee) up

    - May 3, 2016
    Beau Elliot beauelliot@gmail.com     So, it’s been a crazy season, right? And it’s only just begun. (There’s a song in there somewhere.)     No, not the baseball season. Baseball is always crazy; it violates every postulation...
  • Pity the next president 

    - May 2, 2016
    Jace Brady Jace-brady@uiowa.edu Despite endless speculation on who will be the next president, the truth is analysts and strategist can do little more than make educated guesses. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton may appear the...
  • Fine line of comedy in tragedy

    - May 2, 2016
    Christopher Cervantes crvantes@uiowa.edu Whenever things seem to be going bad in the world, people flock to the movie theaters to forget about the troubles of their real lives. During this time, the market for comedies is...
  • Brown: Accountability in police shootings

    - Apr 29, 2016
    Marcus Brown Marcus-brown@uiowa.edu Accountability is a concept introduced to us at a young age. As one grows older and looks to the world, it becomes easier to come away with a contradictory notion to the concept....
  • Protect the right to vote 

    - Apr 27, 2016
    Samuel Studer  samuel-studer@uiowa.edu All across the United States, voting is under scrutiny. According to CNN, in 2000, only 14 states had voter-ID requirements. Today, 33 states have such laws, which have been shown to hurt young...

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