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Opinion: how much money is too much money?

Opinion: how much money is too much money?

In January 2010, the Supreme Court made the decision to limit the amount of money political action committees (PACs) could accept on a presidential candidate’s behalf to $5,000. Super PACs, however, are different from regular political action committees in that they...

How it all began: Donald Trump’s first primary

How it all began: Donald Trump’s first primary

As Donald Trump continues his crusade towards the Republican National Convention—winning Connecticut, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Rhode Island on April 26—it's worth looking at where it all started in Iowa. Trump made an appearance on Jan. 26, at the...

Creating a literal [deck] [of] woman card[s]

Creating a literal [deck] [of] woman card[s]

West High alumni Zach and Zebby Wahls are no strangers to the media spotlight. Zach first appeared in the media when he spoke in front of the Iowa House Judiciary Committee against the proposed constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage in Iowa. A video of this...

Trump takes on Cedar Rapids

Trump takes on Cedar Rapids

The Double Tree Hilton in downtown Cedar Rapids, IA was filled to the brim on Thursday as over 5,000 people crowded the room for a Donald Trump rally. A series of high-profile politicians kicked off the event, including Iowa Governor Terry Branstad. “Help is on the...

Opinion: how much money is too much money?

Change, one concrete step at a time

One concrete step I am going to take to better myself would be to remember that it's not just me speaking, it's people listening. People often speak without thinking how people who are listening are going respond. Problems may start and people can be offended. This...