In 1920, what we today would call a PAC, the Tennessee Division Southern Woman League for the Rejection of the Susan B. Anthony Amendment oper…
Children don't belong in any cage, not today, not yesterday and not ever. What the Trump administration did was cruel. Separating parents from their children to instill fear so the parents don't try to seek a better life is wrong. For a country supposedly built on Christian values and a current president taking photo ops with the Bible in tow, these kinds of actions are the furthest thing from the teachings of Jesus. Then again, Jesus was Jewish, not a Christian.
First, President Donald Trump planned on having a rally on Juneteenth in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Only after facing massive backlash did he move the rally date.
Editor's Note: Originally this letter stated an incorrect quote from Debra Marquart that was used in good faith by Jane Cox, Cox said the quote had been online for over two years unchanged, and was only corrected online late in the afternoon of July 8.
The Supreme Court was right in upholding "faithless elector" laws. Under the Supreme Court decision in Chiafalo v. Washington, states may remove or sanction Electoral College members if those electors go rogue and defy the will of the state's voters. The 2020 election is already facing many challenges and the Court may have prevented disloyal electors from having an impact on the upcoming election.
I became fascinated with Carrie Chapman Catt and the surrounding controversy at Iowa State as a sophomore three years ago. As a history major, I had the unique experience to complete in-depth research into Catt’s life, reading almost everything she ever wrote. In publications, academic conferences and popular presentations, I have explored both Catt’s accomplishments and her antiquated racial views. Over the past three years, I have researched Carrie Chapman Catt as thoroughly as anyone …
The COVID-19 pandemic has clearly caused severe disruption to the world, but there still appears to be common debates on how to handle coronavirus and prevent the spread. A consensus doesn't seem to exist between politicians, citizens and researchers across the country about what to do, even though there are many Americans who are hospitalized after being exposed to COVID-19.
I woke up this morning to the sounds of warblers, woodpeckers and wind whistling through the trees. The sun was already beating down relentlessly, making it impossible to sleep in. Bacon sizzled over the fire pit, insects began darting through tall grasses and the crackling footsteps of deer invited me into the forest. As I ventured in, a solitary redheaded woodpecker sat perched over the path, basking in the morning light. It seemed at peace in its expansive home.
The Black Lives Matter protests and events are still happening regularly in Iowa, as they should because this movement is far from over. No real change is being made in our state and our governor is full of empty promises. While this fight is already an uphill battle, the Des Moines Police Department is aiming to make it worse.