Iowa College Campuses Respond To Bias- And Hate-Related Incidences

As soon as students get off Highway 30 and arrive at Iowa State University, in Ames, they are greeted with bright yellow banners saying,...

White Supremacy Shows Up In Iowa

The most recent Federal Bureau of Investigation data for 2016, issued in late 2017, showed 12 Iowa law enforcement agencies reporting 17 hate crimes...

Work Remains in University of Iowa’s Effort to Support African-Americans and Latinos, Students Say

The University of Iowa’s majority white student body was one of many novelties Miguel Torres noticed when he stepped off the bus from Chicago...

Memories from Vietnam War Still Raw for Some of Its Iowa Veterans

Time slowly has healed some, but not all, of the wounds Vietnam War veterans in Iowa feel now even though more than 42 years...

Iowa’s State Funding Shortfall Gives Governor Candidates a Hot-Button Issue

An Oct. 19 Revenue Estimating Conference report showing $133 million less than anticipated in Iowa’s revenue projections for this fiscal year have primed the...

Sheriffs Voice Concerns About State’s Expansive New Pro-Gun Laws

Some Iowa sheriffs say an increase in the number of non-professional permits to carry handguns, coupled with new or recent gun laws in the...

Iowa Counties With The Largest Handgun Permit Increases, 2010 to 2011

The 29 Iowa counties listed below had the largest increases in handgun permits issued from 2010 to 2011, after a new Iowa law was...

Iowa Develops Science Teaching Standards With No Climate Change Judgment

At first, people who reject predominant scientific findings that humans are the main cause of climate change may be glad that new public-school science...

The Cost of Uncertainty in Iowa’s Public Record Laws

Costs and time spent defining what qualifies as an open record in Iowa are the biggest impediments to gaining access to information about how...

Water Issues Inspired University of Iowa Dance Program

Water — how it moves, its environmental and health impacts and its cultural significance — inspired upcoming performances by the University of Iowa Dancers...