Letter to the Editor: High-rise development in Iowa City

By John Thomas For over two years, Iowa City residents have vigorously debated the cost/benefit of high-rise development. Opponents have argued that high-rises only belong in the Downtown or portions of Riverfront Crossings, where impacts on adjacent and nearby properties will be insignificant. The use of tax-increment financing (TIF) is another concern. Why must taxpayers […]

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Letter: International Women’s Day, now more than ever

Old Capitol

By Cora Metrick-Chen, Iowa UNA Associate Director Iowa City is a microcosm for a lot of the issues happening in the U.S. — Azzah Nasraddin Every year, for decades now, the Iowa United Nations Association has held Night of 1,000 Dinners in honor of International Women’s Day. Over these decades, the role that we have […]

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