Free speech or fighting words?
IOWA CITY ? The hope was for silence. The plan was to heal. The vision was unification. ?But I felt the allies came in and co-opted it,? said University of Iowa student Nailah Roberts about a solidarity protest held last week on the UI campus for Aiyana Stanley-Jones and Eric Garner, both of whom have sparked national protests after being killed by white police officers. Roberts and some of her ...
Iowa City to celebrate 175th birthday
This weekend, Iowa City will celebrate its dodransbicentennial, or in simpler terms, its 175th birthday. Iowa City?s origin takes a different path from that of most cities or towns in Iowa; it was an artificial creation to have a permanent place for the Iowa government.