Opinion: Confederate Flag Controversy Doesn’t Pass Tinker Test

“It can hardly be argued that either students or teachers shed their constitutional rights to freedom of speech or expression at the schoolhouse gate.” 1969 Supreme Court Majority Opinion In 1969, the United States Supreme Court decided in a 7-2 decision in the famous Tinker v. Des Moines case that the first amendment also applies […]

UNI School of Music students Invited to Perform in Costa Rica

A group of University of Northern Iowa School of Music students will travel to Costa Rica on September 26 through October 6. The UNI students have been invited for the fifth time to Costa Rica as part of the Promising Young Artists of the 21st Century program. The UNI music students will perform around the region […]

Man Sent to Jail for Stabbing at Missouri Valley Gas Station

An Iowa man has been taken into custody for allegedly stabbing another man at a Missouri Valley gas station early Sunday morning. 30-year old Tyler Jenkins, 30, of Logan was booked into the Harrison County Jail and charged with Willful Injury. Other charges are under consideration and may be forthcoming, authorities said. At about 2:50 […]

Dawn Porter Will Join UNI’s Clohesy Documentary Film Series

Award-winning documentary filmmaker Dawn Porter will visit the University of Northern Iowa to screen two of her works on October 5 and 6 as part of the William and Stephanie Clohesy Documentary Film Series. Porter will screen “Gideon’s Army” at 7 pm on Monday, October 5 and “Spies of the Mississippi” at 7 pm on […]

ABC’s Juju Chang to Speak at ISU on September 29

Juju Chang, ABC ‘Nightline’ co- anchor, will deliver a lecture in journalism at Iowa State University on September 29. The Chamberlin lecture will take place at 8 pm in the Memorial Union Great Hall. She will focus on the Iowa caucuses in her talk ‘What Does It Take to Win the Iowa Presidential Caucuses?’ Chang, […]

Door-to-Door Meat Sales Company Assures of Changing Its Sales Practices

Rancher’s Pride LLC, a door-to-door meat sales company, has agreed to change its sales practices and pay the state $30,000 in a settlement with Attorney General Tom Miller. The South Dakota-based company allegedly violated Iowa’s Door-to-Door Sales Act, as it could not provide consumers an oral and written notice of their right to cancel their […]