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The Holy Grail of Film Series: Terry Gilliam classics at FilmScene

Terry Gilliam

One of FilmScene’s coolest series yet (and that’s saying something) kicked off this month with a back-to-back screening of master filmmaker Terry Gilliam’s classic, Monty Python and the Holy Grail. The series will culminate on Oct. 23, when Gilliam gives a free lecture in the IMU Ballroom at 7:30 p.m. In the meantime, Iowa City’s […]

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50 cases of mumps reported in Johnson County since July 1

At least 60 cases of mumps have been reported in the state of Iowa since July 1, according to the Johnson County Public Health Department. Of those 60 cases, 50 were reported in Johnson County, and 40 of those cases involved students at the University of Iowa, says JCPHD Deputy Director Tricia Kitzmann. While the […]

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LV Recommends: Clinton St. Social Club’s off-menu Ms. Beauregard

Ed. Note: There have been several reports of customers’ unsuccessful attempts to order a Ms. Beauregard at Clinton Street Social Club. The Club itself has contacted us to express the confusion caused by our editors’ recommending an off-menu drink. Little Village decided to suggest this drink because our editors have ordered and enjoyed the drink […]

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LV Recommends: Nodo’s off-menu savory scone egg sandwich

On Sundays and Mondays, heaven descends in bite-able form when Nodo exchanges their usually sweet pastries for supremely savory scones with flavors like chorizo-and-chive or bacon-and-cheddar. The Nodo #1, the sandwich shops’ wildly cheesy, mayo-drenched ode to oeufs, is an obvious go-to for sandwhichy greatness, but if you want to lunch like a pro, then […]

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Watch: Little Village’s Interview with Sen. Bernie Sanders

In early September Little Village correspondent Stacey Walker sat down with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), the so-called “dark horse” and “underdog” of the Democratic presidential primaries. Here, Walker and Sanders discuss the need for more women in positions of legislatie power, the Black Lives Matter movement, the de-militarization of both state and local police and […]

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UI Graduate Student Senate joins Faculty Senate in ‘No Confidence’ vote

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“Graduate students are critical, evidence-driven, and adaptive, and as a result often entertain radical ideas.” So begins the meeting statement from last night’s UI Graduate Student Senate General Assembly meeting, in which the GSS joined University faculty and a large number of Iowa City residents in denouncing the appointment of J. Bruce Harreld as University […]

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Watch: Bernie Sanders says peace in Palestine and Israel starts with economic aide

“I’m not going to sit here and tell you that I have a magical solution that has eluded every president,” Sen Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said when asked about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in a recent interview with Little Village. Outside forces have muddied the myriad issues for decades, says the Democratic presidential candidate. “Our goal should […]

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Watch: Though he claims he’s no 2nd Amendment stalwart, the NRA gives Bernie Sanders an even C-

Though democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) interrupted Little Village correspondent Stacey Walker to deny ever having been afforded high marks from any entity in the gun lobby, the NRA grants the Democratic Socialist a C- rating — a grade as substantially lower than any GOP candidates’ as it is higher than any current […]

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Watch: Bernie Sanders on a woman in the White House and the campaign questions that matter more

When asked about the potential watershed moment of a female president in a recent interview with Little Village, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says, “I would hope that all of us want to break down every sexist barrier that exists. We wound like to see a woman in the White House, we would like to […]

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Watch: Bernie Sanders names Obama’s biggest mistake

In a recent interview with Little Village, Bernie Sanders expressed his admiration and fondness for President Barack Obama, but highlighted their “major political disagreement,” which he says came after Obama “ran his brilliant campaign in 2008.” “Young people all across the political spectrum, [he] brought ‘em together!” he says of the sitting president, but after […]

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Watch: Bernie Sanders on Black Lives Matter, militarized police and the insidious prison industrial complex

Shortly after his campaign stop in Seattle, Washington was interrupted by two Black Lives Matter activists, Bernie Sanders enlisted Symone Sanders as his national press secretary to augment his campaign’s racial justice awareness and shape related public policy. “Clearly we have a failed criminal justice system,” he said in this interview with Little Village‘s Stacey […]

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Watch: Bernie Sanders calls for political revolution, says no president can enact student loan reform without the U.S. populous

When asked about student loan reform and the inaccessibility of higher education for millions of young Americans in a recent interview with Little Village, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says, “We need a political revolution that brings tens of millions of people together in a way that we are not right now so that we can […]

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