Chronicle Staff

11/29/2016 - 4:57pm
21 Century Zines      Who remembers the “Fanzine?” Or as they would become more well known in the 1970 counter-culture movement, “Zines?” As a quick refresher, these “zines” were magazines put together by small groups of people for the most niche of audiences. They found their popularity in the 70s as an underground, newsletter-esque method...
11/22/2016 - 3:14pm
Suck it up Buttercup      Iowa House of Representative Bobby Kaufmann (R-Wilton) plans to introduce a new bill during the January session of the state legislature, entitled “Suck it up, buttercup,” with the primary aim of deducting funding from state colleges and university who spend excess money on “grieving...
11/15/2016 - 6:12pm
Long Division      There’s a saying that goes, “to conquer, first they must divide.” To an extent, whoever said it, said something true. And whether or not there is a “they,” or if “they” is meant to be an enemy or a friend, the fact remains that the easiest way to gain influence is to...
11/08/2016 - 5:03pm
Coming together      In these political times of heightened tensions and anxiety about our nation’s future, we often forget that each and every one of us wants the same thing: to live in a nation that is safe, prosperous and grants us the liberties we’ve come to know as the American way.      With all...
11/01/2016 - 4:07pm
Iowa newspapers retain second amendment mandate with FOIC      After several months of legalese debate, the flexing of bureaucratic muscle and newspapers across the state in a stalemate with county recorders and the Iowa Department of Public Health, a decision has been made by the Iowa Freedom of Information Council declaring...
10/25/2016 - 4:09pm
Too much of a good thing      The Des Moines Register published an investigative report early this week about the state of legislative funding towards Iowa schools.      Since 2008, funding for schools has been tight, with either continually less or stagnant funding coming from the state, while enrollment...
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