The Daily Iowan

Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

September 9, 2015

Troubling questions about Harreld     I am sitting here writing because I am plagued by a host of troubling questions. First off, Why did incoming University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld lie on his résumé? The university president is someone we students and faculty are supposed to look up to ...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

September 8, 2015

School Board endorsements   The Iowa City School District has an opportunity to elect a super majority of the School Board today. As a naturalized citizen of this country, I hope you will exercise your constitutional right to vote.     I encourage you critically exam each of the candidates...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

September 4, 2015

The regents’ disgraceful decision      Bruce Harreld’s résumé and on-campus performance disqualify him not only from being UI president but also from being a candidate. The fact that he slipped through suggests the regents did not take the presidential-search process seriously, an affront t...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

September 3, 2015

Celebrate peace in September      September is the celebration of the International Day of Peace. Sept. 21 was declared by the United Nations as a day devoted to strengthening the ideals of peace, both within and among all nations and peoples, a cessation of hostilities during the day and to other...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

September 1, 2015

Lori Roetlin: A voice for all students I’m glad we have a lot of vacancies and a lot of candidates for the Sept. 8 School Board election. As a School District, we have a lot to do. We face growing challenges in the years ahead that will require creative yet sensible solutions. We need board me...

Preserve student journalism programs

Preserve student journalism programs

August 31, 2015

The beginning of the academic year is when schools garner a large number of ink and column inches in local and national publications. As a journalism teacher at Washington High in Cedar Rapids, I pay especially close attention to the abundant coverage. I want to take an opportunity, as readers’...

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

August 28, 2015

Vote DeLoach for School Board On Sept. 8, we have an opportunity to significantly reshape our School Board. In a field of great candidates, there is no doubt whether LaTasha DeLoach will make the new board stronger. DeLoach has a proven record of community engagement, pushing for just policies, a...