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International student orientation change may not fly

International student orientation change may not fly

Anis Shakirah Mohd Muslimin, [email protected]

April 19, 2016

International students and their counterparts at the University of Iowa currently attend separate orientations, but maybe not for long. The BLOC Party is aiming to integrate international- and domestic-student orientations when it takes over the student government in the next academic year, despite...

UISG VP hopefuls square off

Vice presidential candidate Lauren Freeman from the BLOC Party talks at Iowa Memorial Union on Monday, Mar 28, 2016. Each candidates talked about sexual assault, freedom of speech, and working with University of Iowa president Bruce Herald. (The Daily Iowan/Peter Kim)

Cindy Garcia, [email protected]

March 29, 2016

  The vice-presidential candidates in this year’s University of Iowa Student Government election went head to head in a debate on Monday, in which one emphasized her experience and the other his potential for freshness. Lauren Freeman, the vice-presidential candidate for the BLOC Party,...

BLOC aims for UI changes

Members of BLOC party listen to vice presidential candidates talking at Iowa Memorial Union on Monday, Mar 28, 2016. Each candidates talked about sexual assault, freedom of speech, and working with University of Iowa president Bruce Herald. (The Daily Iowan/Peter Kim)

Savannah Guyer, [email protected]

March 29, 2016

Some student leaders on campus are hoping to bring change to the University of Iowa Student Government. With the UISG elections just around the corner, the Bettering Lives On Campus Party, more commonly known as BLOC, is excited about the voting to start on March 30. BLOC will be headed by pr...

Guest opinion: Trans Alliance and Spectrum support BLOC Party

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March 29, 2016

The University of Iowa Trans Alliance and Spectrum UI have dedicated their time on campus to ensuring queer and trans students feel safe and have a sense of belonging at our university. During the last few student-government elections, Spectrum has endorsed tickets and candidates who have presented platform...

UISG presidential candidates square off in debate

BLOC party candidate Rachel Zuckerman discusses stances next to Yes Party candidate Jon Langel during a University of Iowa Student Government debate at Danforth Chapel on Wednesday, March 23, 2016. Topics brought up included international student relations, wider food plans for residents, and Pres. Bruce Harreld. (The Daily Iowan/Jordan Gale)

Beau Bowman, [email protected]

March 24, 2016

Members of the BLOC Party and the Yes Party piled into the confines of Danforth Chapel, adjacent to the IMU, on Wednesday evening to hear the two University of Iowa Student Government presidential candidates speak. Yes candidate Jon Langel is a UI junior. However, he has only attended school here...

Guest opinion: Welcome to the BLOC Party

UISG members and candidate supporters visit the Mill for kick off party on Sunday, Mar 20, 2016. Campaign for the election started 10pm Sunday, Mar 20, 2016. (The Daily Iowan/Peter Kim)

March 22, 2016

Hey, Hawkeyes, our names are Rachel Zuckerman and Lauren Freeman, and we are thrilled to be among the first to invite you to join the BLOC Party. We are a team of 38 dedicated student leaders campaigning to earn your vote for University of Iowa Student Government. Our mission is to listen to the concerns...