Letter to the editor: Iowa City Council candidate Ryan Hall ‘will bridge that gap’ between city and university

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By J.P. Claussen

Even though I live in Coralville, I am writing to express my support for Ryan Hall for Iowa City Council. Iowa City and the surrounding areas are something of a “company town,” and the “company” is the University of Iowa. They are our lifeblood, and students have always, and will continue to, provide boundless energy, excitement, ideas and money to our area. There is a large gap sometimes between University students and local civic engagement. Ryan Hall will bridge that gap and bring a fresh new voice into Iowa City’s deliberations. I encourage the voters of Iowa City to vote for Ryan Hall with one of their three votes for Iowa City Council on or before Nov. 7.

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