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Fields of Agony

Joe Kronberg, Staff Writer December 15, 2017

Though released in 1995, No Use for a Name's Fields of Agony, in my opinion, is as relevant today as it was over 20 years ago. Though it was likely written in response to the U.S.'s involvement with...

Sam Flodin ‘17 holds up a sign that reads, “We said never again, we meant it.” Flodin participated in a protest against the travel ban, an executive order by 
President Trump.

Protest for the repressed

Andrew Maresca, Staff Writer April 3, 2017

My first protest started with me writing on a piece of poster board as I ran to catch up with the crowd walking through downtown Des Moines. After I jerked my way into the herd of people marching, holding...

Tara Djukanovic '17, Addi Seybert '17 and Becca Swanson '17 march at the Iowa Capitol building in Des Moines Jan. 21. The Women's March took place at locations across the country to advocate for women's rights.

Women’s March draws in young activists

Bryce Schulte, Online Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2017

When Tara Djukanovic '17 heard there would be a local Women's March at the state Capitol in Des Moines, she was "super excited." Together with Becca Swanson '17 and Addi Seybert '17, she headed downtown...

Conservatives for the party

Conservatives for the party

Emily Poss, Staff Writer November 28, 2016

I am not for Trump. I am not for hate and racism, but I am for the Republican Party. For the people infuriated by the outcome of the election, it is time to handle the situation and respect that Trump...

Trump address the crowd at his rally. He made a speech then answered questions from various invited interest groups, including the AARP, Tea Party Patriots, Veterans for Strong America, America's Renewable Future, Iowa Pays the Price and Rural Electric Cooperatives. The townhall-style rally took place Dec. 11 at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Presidents change but moral standards should not

Angela Cai, Staff Writer November 21, 2016

As I blew out my birthday candles Nov. 8, I wished with all of my heart for anyone but Trump to be elected the next president of the United States. My wish did not come true. I will admit that when...

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