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Parkland shooting survivors speak out, demand change on social media

Mourners gather at a vigil for the victims of the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Grace Pateras, [email protected]

February 17, 2018

Students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School are taking to social media to voice their anger, sadness, fears, and calls for action after a former classmate, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz, shot his legally bought AR-15 semiautomatic rifle at random people on school grounds, killing 17 and wounding...

UI justice forum with Harreld turns contentious

UI president Bruce Harreld listens to the other panelists at the Old Capitol Museum on Monday, May 2, 2016. The panels discussed numerous topics including social justice and themed semester program. (The Daily Iowan/Peter Kim)

Katelyn Weisbrod, [email protected]

May 3, 2016

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld’s academic year is ending similarly to how it began. Tension grew after Harreld refused to respond to numerous questions from community members at a Just Living Theme Semester Planning Committee discussion on Tuesday night. The event also saw several audience...