Letters to the Editor

  • Letter to editor: Is student housing affordable in Iowa City?

    - Apr 24, 2017
    As students, we know that housing costs can be just as expensive as tuition. Yet all too often, living expenses  are left completely out of the conversation regarding higher-education affordability. Addressing this concern has been a...
  • Letter to editor: Striving for results

    - Apr 17, 2017
    Thank you for your article “Activist fights against HIV/AIDS.” I am an advocate with RESULTS and helped organize Maurine’s visit to Iowa City. I chose to volunteer with RESULTS because I am a strong believer in...
  • Letter to editor: Appealing a no-contact order

    - Apr 17, 2017
    On March 17, Donna Holman submitted an appeal brief to the U.S. Supreme Court. She is appealing an unjust no-contact order issued after her bogus arrest at the Iowa City Planned Parenthood on Nov. 1, 2006....
  • Letter to editor: Congratulations, Bill, with feeling

    - Apr 13, 2017
    I would like to congratulate Bill Casey on his retirement from The Daily Iowan. I know that Bill has put his heart and soul into the Daily Iowan for more than 40 years and his efforts...
  • Letter to editor: Walk for Dignity raises awareness of end-of-life issues

    - Apr 13, 2017
    On April 23 at 1 p.m., supporters of Iowa City Hospice will gather at Willow Creek Park for the annual Walk for Dignity. Iowa City Hospice is a community-based, not-for-profit organization whose mission is to provide...
  • Letter to editor: Before the Flood

    - Apr 13, 2017
    Former Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-Moon stated that “Climate change is the single greatest threat to a sustainable future but, at the same time, addressing the climate challenge presents a golden opportunity to promote...
  • Letter to editor: Saving the already born

    - Apr 11, 2017
    Planned Parenthood provides more than just abortion services; abortions only account for 3 percent of the services it provides. Eighty percent of its patients receive services to prevent unwanted pregnancy, and it prevents 579,000 unwanted pregnancies...
  • Letter to editor: A visit, and words, to remember

    - Apr 6, 2017
    Eighth-grade students at North Central Junior High were privileged to meet and hear from authors Michael Bornstein and Debbie Bornstein Holinstat on March 30. Through support from the University of Iowa Alumni Association, we were able...
  • Guest Column

    - Apr 3, 2017
    Dear UI community, Our names are Jacob Simpson and Lilián Sánchez, and we are excited to launch Bridge UI, our campaign for president and vice president of the University of Iowa Student Government. Joining us in...
  • Letter to editor: Hancher a ‘costly disappointment’

    - Mar 29, 2017
    The quality of artists contracted to perform at Hancher is awesome. The acoustics, even in the upper most balcony in the last row, are exceptionally audible. The seating is comfortable and roomy. However, the exterior south...