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Posted by Thomas Dean | Sep 3, 2008

Wow. We don’t want to go through that again. Starting with the heavy snowfalls of November 2007—which then went on and on and on—through the devastating tornadoes of this past...

Posted by Andrew Sherburne | Aug 21, 2008

Amid the media fiesta over the latest Presidential poll, we've seen McCainites and Obamans alike push to drive the narrative about the polls. In this case, we all should have...

Posted by Dr. Star | Aug 15, 2008

For Everyone ~ Get your mind outside of the box.  This month’s aspects seem designed to make us think long and deeply and in new ways about our situation, even...

Posted by Dawn Frary | Aug 2, 2008

There is an American Indian legend that says when a human dies, there is a bridge he or she must cross in order to enter heaven. At the head of...

Posted by Megan Walton | Aug 2, 2008

ABOUT THE STORY Each August, an influx of college freshmen invades the downtown streets looking for friends, alcohol access, and their life paths. Not all of them stay to become...

Posted by Craig Jarvie | Aug 2, 2008

I often find myself examining my hands because I’m unaccustomed to these marks. I have, what one of my uncles once called, a cushy desk job. I am a data...

Posted by Adam Witte | Aug 2, 2008

IA Confidential is a serial comic depicting true tales form Iowa City’s storied past. Read part one of the story here.

Posted by Thomas Dean | Aug 2, 2008

As our community continues to recover from our greatest disaster ever, flood stories are piling up like sandbags near the riverbank. Personal stories of homes destroyed, of the kindness of...

Posted by Melody Dworak | Jul 18, 2008

I've been in Iowa City for about eight years now and always see these kids at some point each spring or summer. My roommate was talked into getting a Reader's...

Posted by Adam Witte | Jul 3, 2008

IA Confidential is a serial comic depicting true tales form Iowa City's storied past. Read part two of the story here.

Posted by Dr. Star | Jul 3, 2008

For Everyone ~ This month brings a combination of flux and stability. We achieve a new and relatively secure status quo. This will lessen our concerns about the future. However,...

Posted by Andy Brodie | Jul 3, 2008

Compiling this month's Little Village calendar of events and seeing so many flood-related closures provided a somber reminder of the serious blow suffered by many of our beloved arts and...

Posted by Thomas Dean | Jul 3, 2008

In Tribute to a Great Iowa Citian: Ron Prosser If you were in the Iowa City Public Library any time before a few months ago, you know who I’m talking...

Posted by John Wells | Jul 3, 2008

The call came at 1:30 in the morning--from a friend in distress. Earlier in the evening we had developed a plan. Anyone could see by that point that the six...

Posted by Steve Carpenter | Jul 3, 2008

In the foyer of Kirkwood’s Animal Health building, it is a scene of day-glo gridlock, a menagerie of humans and animals, all swirling in tightening circles. The plastic-coated official badges...

Posted by Andrew Sherburne | May 30, 2008

That's right Iowa City, your beloved source for news and cultural commentary is back on the racks. After a short hiatus, we have returned bigger and better than ever. We've...