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Posted by Christine Hawes | Feb 17, 2017

Black history at the University of Iowa is deep, rich -- and largely still unknown. That's the message of Lena and Michael Hill, who will speak at the League of...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 16, 2017

Both the Iowa House and Senate passed an overhaul of Iowa's collective bargaining measures on Thursday, sending the controversial bill on to Gov. Terry Branstad to be signed into law....

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 15, 2017

Photo by Paul Narvaez via Flickr Three times as many Iowans were diagnosed with the hepatitis C liver infection in 2015 than in 2000, according to a report from the...

Posted by Kasra Zarei | Feb 14, 2017

University of Iowa's Dr. Peter Thorne is also a member of the U.S. EPA's Advisory Board. Of the 17 record-setting hottest years, 16 have occurred since 2000. This year, 2017,...

Posted by Letters | Feb 14, 2017

Photo courtesy of the Harris family By Stacey Walker Every now and again it seems the universe bestows upon humanity one of those ethereal and affable personalities that end up...

Posted by Letters | Feb 14, 2017

The Iowa Capitol shown on the opening day of the Iowa Legislature, Jan. 9, 2017. -- photo by Lauren ShotwellBy Cindy Altmaier Riley I love Iowa! Did you know that...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 14, 2017

With protesters filling the rotunda of the Iowa Capitol Monday night, speakers at a packed public hearing for collective bargaining legislation overwhelmingly voiced their opposition to proposals that would strip...

Posted by Christine Hawes | Feb 13, 2017

Grad students gathered outside UI President Bruce Harreld's office Monday to press him for more support. "I have snacks!" announced Ruth Bryant as she and about eight other University of...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 10, 2017

Iowa City Cohousing Information Meeting Uptown Bill's -- Thursday, Feb. 16 at 5:30 p.m. Iowa City Cohousing held a groundbreaking ceremony on Nov. 13, 2016 for its Prairie Hill development....

Posted by Christine Hawes | Feb 9, 2017

Iowa Policy Project: Facts & Alternatives Old Brick Church -- Friday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. Supporters of a higher minimum wage for all workers, including those under age 18,...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Feb 9, 2017

Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid, and the Betrayal of the American Dream Iowa City Public Library -- Monday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. Sara Goldrick-Rab -- photo courtesy...

Posted by Christine Hawes | Feb 8, 2017

Public workers gathered last week at the State Capitol to stand up for collective bargaining, and will gather there again Tuesday, Feb. 7. -- photo via Campaign to Organize Graduate...

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Posted by Emma Husar | Feb 8, 2017

Photo by Drew Bulman Collective bargaining rights and food trucks featured at Tuesday night’s Iowa City Council meeting, as plans for a food truck pilot program moved forward and representatives...

Posted by Emma Husar | Feb 7, 2017

Outside of the Unitarian Universalist Society Church in 1908. -- photo via the State Historical Society of Iowa The Unitarian Universalist Society Church on the corner of Iowa Avenue and...

Posted by Christine Hawes | Feb 7, 2017

Protesters speak out in January against Betsy DeVos' nomination for Education Secretary. -- photo by Ted Eytan via FlickrIowa's two Republican senators cast their votes Tuesday supporting Betsy DeVos as...

Posted by Christine Hawes | Feb 6, 2017

Brittany Borghi is a graduate student in the University of Iowa's non-fiction program and a member of the Campaign to Organize Graduate Students (COGS) who is concerned about the proposed...