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Sullivan question prompts walkout at Harreld forum

University of Iowa President Bruce Harreld dodged questions about minimum wage and administrator pay during a social justice discussion yesterday. The discussion was part of the University’s Spring 2016 theme, Just Living, designed to “explores values, beliefs, and positioning by examining the past and looking to the future.” Johnson County County Supervisor Rod Sullivan posed a […]

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Chuck Grassley defends his Clinton email probe

Sen. Chuck Grassley had another highlight reel week. He continued to defend his Hillary Clinton private email investigation, won an award, and mulled his travel options for the Republican National Convention (RNC), to be held Jul. 18 – 21. Regarding his Clinton email probe, he responded to criticism from Sen. Harry Reid who questioned Grassley […]

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Neuzil’s resignation letter describes “orchestrated” plan to oust him from Kalamazoo job

In his resignation statement released last week, former Johnson County and now former Kalamazoo County Supervisor Terrence Neuzil called the investigation of his sexual discrimination allegations in Michigan “deceiving and unethical and a blatant conflict of interest.” He denies all of the charges alleged in complaints from two Kalamazoo County employees and claims that Kalamazoo County […]

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Public Space One event aims to end rape culture

Not In My Community: Music To Destroy Rape Culture! Public Space One — Mon. Apr. 11, 6-10 p.m. End Street Harassment Iowa City, in collaboration with other community organizations, will be hosting an evening of music, poetry, bystander training and other activities as part of an international effort to combat gender-based violence, Monday at Public Space One. […]

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Kalamazoo supervisor Neuzil resigns amid sexual discrimination allegations

A former Johnson County Supervisor is now a former Kalamazoo County administrator. Terrence Neuzil worked just three months at his most recent post in Michigan before resigning this week. The supervisor will be compensated with six months pay. This resignation comes after two female Kalamazoo County employees bringing forth allegations of discriminatory treatment from Neuzil last month. He was put on paid leave beginning March 15.
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‘Dead Man Walking’ nun to speak Friday night

Sister Helen Prejean Pappajohn Business Building, Room W10 — Fri., Apr. 8 at 6:30 p.m. Anti-death penalty crusader Sister Helen Prejean, who retold her counsel and spiritual guidance of executed convict Matthew Poncelet in the 1993 book Dead Man Walking: An Eyewitness Account of the Death Penalty in the United States, will talk about life, […]

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