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Vox Pop: Student Voices from President Obama’s UI Visit

By KRUI News Reporter Stephanie Nelson snelson@krui.fm President Barack Obama appeared in Iowa City on Wednesday, April 25th to speak at the University of Iowa Field House about the effects of increasing student loan interest rates and how doubling those rates could affect current and future college students in their quest for affordable education. KRUI more »

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Iowan’s Share their Opinions on Medical Marijuana

Reporter:  Austin Chadderdon For the Second year in a row the Iowa Board of Pharmacy recommended that marijuana be reclassified so that is available for medical use.  Like last year, the proposal received no consideration from state legislature—making American history.  A Des Moines Register poll showed that over 70 percent of Iowans think marijuana should be illegal more »

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Iowa City Opinions on Atheism – “Ask an Atheist Day”

by Dylan Vaughn A recent week long movement on Face book encouraged people to come out of the atheist closet, which people did by posting a picture of themselves holding a piece of paper saying “I am an atheist.” The goal of the movement was to show how many atheists there were on Face book. more »

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