Press-Citizen hit with layoffs


In September, the Gannett-owned Des Moines Register issued a statement addressing upcoming structural changes that, they said, would lead to layoffs at both of the company’s Iowa newspapers, the Register and the Iowa City Press-Citizen. These changes hit home in Iowa City on Friday, Oct. 17, with the dismissal of at least three employees from […]

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Uber looking to expand in Iowa City

Uber Advertisement

Though no official announcement has been made, it appears as though Uber, the popular ridesharing company, is looking to launch in Iowa City. On September 2, Uber Technologies Inc. posted an ad for “Entry Level Independent Drivers” in Cedar Rapids and Iowa City on Careerbuilder. Uber has also been reaching out to community members in […]

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Come doodle on this giant, inflatable pyramid

Pyramid Inflation

If you’re walking around in the Ped Mall this Saturday, don’t be alarmed if you find a giant, inflatable pyramid sitting in the middle of Black Hawk Mini Park. Public Space One is hosting “The People’s Pyramid,” an “outward expression” of the Reframing the City exhibition, which is on display at PS1 until September 27. […]

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