Letters to the Editor

  • 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...
  • Letter to Editor

    - Mar 27, 2017
    Walk at your own risk It’s spring, and many students will be walking instead of taking the bus or car. I’ve always been amazed by how students and pedestrians move like cattle going to slaughter, slowly...
  • Letter to the editor: Gender-identity questions

    - Mar 22, 2017
    “S/he who ponders the law will bear fruit in due season.” (Psalm 1: 2-3) If our civil-rights laws mandated that parents and/or guardians of anatomical male or female children must prohibit their child from making a...
  • Letter to the editor

    - Mar 21, 2017
    To the editor: I am deeply disturbed by recent comments made by Iowa Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, about how the U.S. should not expect to populate the country with the children of “others.” I fail to...
  • Letter to editor: Open letter to Bruce Harreld

    - Mar 6, 2017
    Dear President Harreld, As adjunct instructors at the University of Iowa, we stand in solidarity with COGS as it attempts to negotiate a fair contract for graduate-student workers. Providing fair compensation and working conditions for graduate-student...
  • Letter to Editor: Serving the few, ignoring the many

    - Feb 21, 2017
    The collective bargaining legislation that Republicans are intent on enacting disregards the masses of Iowans in toady service to the few. These Republicans like to pose as big friends of business but show their anti-business colors...
  • Letter to Editor: With women in the lead

    - Feb 13, 2017
    After the Women’s March on Washington, it is obvious that women will be the saviors of American democracy. I, an African-American woman, have heard arguments made by Black Lives Matter women that white feminists disregard black...

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