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  • State segregation is not a solution

    - Mar 2, 2016
    Jack Dugan John-dugan@uiowa.edu The Israeli/Palestinian conflict, waged ruthlessly by extremists on either side, has been a source of constant Western scrutiny and Middle Eastern malaise since the Six Day War in 1967, in which Israel launched...
  • Studer: The narrowing Democratic race

    - Mar 1, 2016
    Samuel Studer samuel-studer@uiowa.edu Over the weekend, Hillary Clinton produced a dominating win over Bernie Sanders in South Carolina’s Democratic primary, one of her biggest accomplishments of the race. This year, she was ahead by 56 percentage...
  • Elliot: Our own Waterloo

    - Mar 1, 2016
    Beau Elliot beauelliot@gmail.com Last week, the Washington Post made an interesting observation: “The Texas primary next Tuesday now becomes either Cruz’s Alamo or his Waterloo, depending on what happens.” Um, hmm. Well, yes, the “Texas primary...
  • Is a Trump nomination inevitable?

    - Feb 29, 2016
    Jace Brady Jace-brady@uiowa.edu The Republicans held their upteenth presidential debate on Feb. 25, and it was the first time I sat Donald Trump flustered. Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio brutalized the man in a blend...
  • U.S. should take stronger stance on human rights 

    - Feb 29, 2016
    Christopher Cervantes crvantes@uiowa.edu Last week in Cairo, a controversial judicial sentence was carried out. On the surface, it appears to be a standard case. A defendant accused of being behind the death of three people, eight...
  • Reed: Sanders vs. Clinton in South Carolina

    - Feb 26, 2016
    Keith Reed Keith-reed@uiowa.edu The South Carolina Democratic primary will take place Saturday. In a 2014 survey, the U.S. Census Bureau found that almost 30 percent of South Carolina’s population is African American. It is only fair...
  • Newton: Prevalence of ‘study drugs’ says a lot

    - Feb 25, 2016
    Sydney Newton Sydney-newton@uiowa.edu If you perform a simple Google search of “college study drugs,” your first result will be Adderall, a prescription drug used to treat people diagnosed with ADHD or ADD. The drug is safe...
  • Soyer: Time to update sex-ed classes

    - Feb 25, 2016
    Hannah Soyer hannah-soyer@uiowa.edu The summer after my freshman year of high school, I spent two weeks in New York City participating in a creative-writing program for teens. One of my most memorable experiences wasn’t the museums...
  • Trump, extremist in a moderate’s clothing

    - Feb 24, 2016
    Marcus Brown Marcus-brown@uiowa.edu  As much as I love highlighting the continuously evolving absurdity that is the Donald Trump phenomenon, I must take a moment to acknowledge a point where he has diverged drastically from the traditional...
  • A proposal to curb gun violence

    - Feb 24, 2016
    Keith Reed Keith-reed@uiowa.edu  I have never had that big a problem with guns. That is because I was never a victim of gun violence or a mass shooting. I had not even touched a gun in...

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