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Joni Ernst to Deliver Iowa State’s Fall 2016 Commencement Address

Iowa State University has chosen freshman Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Red Oak, a graduate of the university, the first woman to serve the state in...

Gronstal Announces Bid for Iowa Democratic Party Chair, May Face Resistance from Progressives

In an email Thursday to members of the Iowa Democratic Party’s State Central Committee, ousted state Senate majority leader Mike Gronstal announced his intentions...

Nazi Party Poster Displayed on Iowa State Campus

A Nazi Party propaganda poster from 1936 Germany was found placed outside Iowa State University's Student Services Building Tuesday morning near a gay pride...

GOP Lawmaker Tells Students Upset By Trump Win to “Suck It Up,” Proposes New...

In an interview Friday with conservative radio host Simon Conway, state Rep. Bobby Kaufmann announced his plans to launch an investigation into how much...

Iowa Anti-Trump Protests Target I-80, Rastetter, Leath

On Friday, amid demonstrations across the country protesting Donald Trump’s shock victory and the bigotry he employed in his campaign for the presidency, more...

The Dystopian Fever Dream of President Trump Becomes a Reality

Last night, America’s worst impulses, embodied by a bigoted, bloviating reality TV star who stoked racial and anti-immigrant paranoia, won the endorsements of scores...

Is Iowa on the Verge of a Trump Victory?

During a final pre-election stump speech in Ames Saturday, this time for Hillary Clinton, his rival in the first-in-the-nation Democratic caucuses, Bernie Sanders made...
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Against Election Day Backdrop, Leath Again Addresses Racist Posters on Campus

In a YouTube message emailed to students Monday morning, Iowa State University President Steven Leath reiterated the university's stated commitment to both diversity and...
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Branstad to Parents: Convert Atheist Children by Bringing Them to Church

On Wednesday, Iowa atheist Justin Scott asked Gov. Terry Branstad about his thoughts on the rise of nonbelievers in the country, particularly among young...

Story County Supervisor Candidates Discuss Bakken Pipeline, CAFOs at Final Forum Before Election

Four candidates for the Story County Board of Supervisors fielded questions Tuesday evening from members of the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement Action Fund,...