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Faculty at U. Iowa Told Not to Promote Upcoming Greta Thunberg Visit on School’s Social Media

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 1:30pm 10/5/2019 at 1:30pm
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At least one professor really wanted to promote this upcoming appearance, but the administration said they can’t use their social media to promote political policy changes.

The Gazette reports:

University of Iowa tells faculty not to promote Greta Thunberg visit via UI social media

In the news that teenage globe-trotting climate activist Greta Thunberg...

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Joe Biden’s Lead Evaporating in Key Early States as Warren Advances

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 11:00am 9/26/2019 at 11:00am
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Joe Biden has maintained a strong lead among Democratic 2020 hopefuls for months, but he is now starting to slip. Elizabeth Warren is inching up, and as she does, Biden is losing ground in key early states.

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U. Iowa Marching Band Members Claim They Were Abused by Iowa State Fans During Game

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 23, 2019 at 8:00am 9/23/2019 at 8:00am

No one deserves the treatment these students claim they suffered. How awful.

FOX News reports:

University of Iowa to probe band members’ claims of verbal abuse, sexual harassment by Iowa State fans

The University of Iowa has reopened an investigation into allegations by members of the school’s marching b...

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Iowa Joins List of States Now Enjoying California’s ‘Travel Ban’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at 9:00am 9/18/2019 at 9:00am
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California added Iowa to the list of states on its “travel ban” list because of the state’s new prohibition against funding gender-transition surgeries under Medicaid.

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Iowa College Professor Resigns After Backlash From ‘I am Antifa’ Declaration

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 9:30am 8/24/2019 at 9:30am

Kirkwood Community College Professor Jeff Klinzman resigned after the school decided to remove him after he told a local news outlet, “I am Antifa.”

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Kirkwood Community College President Lori Sundberg released a statement Friday saying that the college accepted Jeff Klinzman’s resignation, according to a press release obtained by Campus...

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Is Joe Okay? Biden Adds Two More Iowa Flubs to the Growing List

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 22, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/22/2019 at 3:00pm
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While it’s no big secret that Joe Biden is a walking gaffe machine, the number of flubs he’s made just this month alone are raising alarm bells in Democratic circles.

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Short Lived Diversity Chief at U. Iowa Not Required to Pay Back $25,000 Moving Expenses

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 8/21/2019 at 12:00pm

This summer, the University of Iowa hired this man to be their head of diversity, equity and inclusion for over $200,000 and he resigned almost immediately. They gave him $25,000 for moving expenses when they hired him and now they’re not making him pay it back.

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Iowa Nursing Home Resident Confronts Kamala Harris: “Leave Our Healthcare Alone”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at 3:00pm 8/13/2019 at 3:00pm
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A 91 year old nursing home resident named Roberta Jewell questioned 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) during a visit in Iowa yesterday. Ms. Jewell may be old, but she’s pretty sharp, and is clearly following the issues.

She urged Harris not to mess with healthcare.

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de Blasio Draws Whopping 15 People to Campaign Event in Iowa

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 12, 2019 at 11:00am 8/12/2019 at 11:00am

In case there was any doubt de Blasio is a terrible candidate, only 15 people, approximately, showed up to a campaign event in Iowa Sunday.
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Is Joe Okay? Biden’s Mouth Goes Rogue

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 9, 2019 at 1:00pm 8/9/2019 at 1:00pm
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2020 presidential candidate Joe Biden survived the second round of Democratic debates last week simply due to the fact that

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University of Iowa to Spend Nearly $3 Million on Diversity Efforts This Year

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 9:30am 5/11/2019 at 9:30am

How many full scholarships could be provided by this massive expense?

The College Fix reports:

This public university will spend nearly $3 million on diversity this year alone

The University of Iowa has earmarked over $2.7 million for its Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for this fiscal year. The budget, a copy of...

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Did Green Justice Policies Cause the Massive Midwest Floods?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 6, 2019 at 3:00pm 5/6/2019 at 3:00pm
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A few weeks ago, we reported on the historic flooding in Nebraska that swamped part of Offutt Air Force Base. The rains have been unrelenting. The Mississippi River has hit flood levels for over a month.

The Mississippi River has been at major flood stage for 41 days and counting, and this...

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Bill Advances in Iowa to Ban Campus Free Speech Zones

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at 10:00am 3/19/2019 at 10:00am

This needs to happen all over. Free speech zones are an insult to the idea of free speech.

Campus Reform reports:

Iowa is really close to banning free speech zones

An Iowa bill to eliminate free speech zones and prohibit universities from discriminating based on viewpoints is headed to the governor’s desk.

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Students at U. Iowa Hold Rally to Ask ‘Does the University love us?’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 1, 2019 at 8:00am 3/1/2019 at 8:00am

It sounds like these students want the school to act as a parent. It says a lot about how the left views government.

The College Fix reports:

University of Iowa student rally asks: ‘Does the university love us?’

Students at the University of Iowa gathered Thursday afternoon commemorating the hashtag banner “#DoesUIowaLoveMe” and to...

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U. Iowa Cancels ‘Understanding Your Whiteness’ Event Claiming it Was Misconstrued

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 10:00am 2/7/2019 at 10:00am

Like so many other dumb events on campus these days, this had nothing to do with scholarship or even fun. And when people noticed it, the school pulled the plug.

Campus Reform reports:

UI cries fake news while canceling ‘whiteness’ event

The University of Iowa canceled an event, titled, “Understanding Your Whiteness,” after questions...

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U. Iowa Student Paper Claims MAGA Becoming Symbol of White Supremacy

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 12:00pm 1/30/2019 at 12:00pm
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It’s amazing that this false narrative is still being advanced so many days later.

Take a look at this:

Column: MAGA is becoming a symbol of white supremacy

The viral video showing a standoff between a Covington Catholic High School student and a Native American veteran shed light on the escalating visibility of racial...

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Republicans Kick Rep. Steve King Off Committees After White Supremacist Controversy

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 8:00am 1/15/2019 at 8:00am

Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is no stranger to racial controversy and it’s nice to see the Republican party finally doing something about it. The Republicans have booted King from committees after he told The New York Times, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” From ...

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