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Letter to editor: Making America great

Letter to editor: Making America great

November 11, 2016

There are many things to say after this election. Here are two: First: I would like to applaud the efforts of everyone who worked in either campaign, but especially those who fought for Hillary Clinton. These people worked incredibly hard, and then some. They should be proud of their efforts and kn...

Letter to Editor: Not My President

A protester raises a sign against Donald Trump at the University Field House before Trump came out to speak on Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016. Through out the event multiple people were escorted out for protesting against Donald Trump's campaign. (The Daily Iowan/Jordan Gale)

November 10, 2016

As a law student, I complain a lot. About the workload, the job prospects, the law itself. The results of the presidential election have me counting my privileges like lucky stars. Never before have I felt so grateful for my law degree. Never before have I felt so grateful for the community of Iowa C...

Letter to Editor: To African-American Voters:

President Donald Trump looks around the room at the 2015 Iowa GOP Lincoln Dinner in Des Moines on May 16, 2015. (The Daily Iowan/Sergio Flores)

November 7, 2016

Beware of a kinder-gentler Donald Trump as he weeps crocodile tear over extrajudicial shooting by police. Alex Altman in Time March 14 writes about Trump’s relationship with the Central Park Jogger case. In April 1989, New York City was rocked by the rape of a young investment banker while she was...

Letter to Editor: Vote Yes on Measure C

Letter to Editor: Vote Yes on Measure C

November 3, 2016

Those who vote in Iowa City should note the proposed City Charter amendment on the back of the ballot: Public Measure C. Students should vote Yes on Measure C; University of Iowa students invest a considerable amount of volunteer work and money into the Iowa City economy during their time here, but th...

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

October 27, 2016

From the late 1800s until the 1960s, the Republican Party was lifted up as the party of minorities, including African-Americans. John F. Kennedy and LBJ were key in redefining that, because of their work for human rights for minorities. This is only one example of how the major parties have shifted...

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

October 25, 2016

What’s yours is ours When I first arrived in Iowa City to pursue graduate studies, I felt apart, disconnected, isolated, and separate. It was an intense summer. The University of Iowa campus was deserted. I did not own a car or an air conditioner, and — save my prescient recruiter — I didn’t...

Duplicity in Iowa election

Duplicity in Iowa election

October 24, 2016

With the elections heating up and accusations of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton being bought out by certain donors, it is important to remember that this happens here in Iowa as well. As much as we would like to pretend these are strictly federal issues, we have a large degree of cronyism and corruptio...

Letter to editor

A Donald Trump supporter wears a Trump 2016 hat at the Field House on Tuesday. Trump is in a close race in Iowa with Sen. Ted Cruz. (The Daily Iowan/Brooklynn Kascel)

October 19, 2016

Technically speaking, not ‘brown’ people The backbone of Trump’s campaign is support from the white working class, who believe him when he claims that “our jobs are fleeing the country” and proceeds to demonize Mexico and China and immigrants in general. But in many cases, it is technology...

Letter to editor

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton gives a speech during the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015. Each of the three Democratic presidential nominees held rallys before attending the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner. (The Daily Iowan/Sergio Flores)

October 17, 2016

Sanders supporter says, What’s the choice? As a Bernie Sanders supporter, contributor, and voter, I realize that it is important to face some fundamental facts: Either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump will be the next president, and, for Sanders supporters, the most productive way to achieve our go...

Letter to editor

Letter to editor

October 14, 2016

Good, bad, ugly The good guy loses and the bad guy wins again. Here are the facts. A couple gets a divorce and custody of the child is given to the mother. The father kidnaps the child by refusing to return him from a foreign country after scheduled visitation. The mother attempts all legal means, both n...

Letter to editor

Letter to editor

October 13, 2016

Stop the trade partnerships I write to you on a matter of utmost importance. There exists in the halls of our government legislation to undermine the very sovereignty of this nation. The Trans-Pacific Partnership is nothing but shackles sold as beneficial trade-language. Historically, agreements like the...

Letters to editor

Letters to editor

October 12, 2016

709.1 Sexual abuse defined. Any sex act between persons is sexual abuse by either of the persons when the act is performed with the other person in any of the following circumstances:1. The act is done by force or against the will of the other. If the consent or acquiescence of the other is procured by thr...