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Spring is here in all her glory!
On Easter Sunday, a great group of kids learned why Ostara’s bunny lays eggs, and, at the end of an awesome egg scavenger hunt, they discovered a bunny and six baby chicks! Many thanks to the Rode family for sharing their sweet critters with us all.
The month of May marks the end of our busy RE year. ... [Read More]
I’ve found that there is always some beauty left—in nature, sunshine, freedom, in yourself; these can all
It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped all of my ideals because they seem so absurd and difficult to
carry out. Yet I keep them because, in spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.
—Anne Frank, The Diary of a Young Girl
Later this month, April 20th through 30th to be exact, the Iowa City Community Theatre will be presenting The Diary of Anne Frank. ... [Read More]
Officer-involved shootings should be looked into by independent investigators and handled by special prosecutors if referred to a grand jury, the social activism group Iowa Justice Alliance announced Saturday in making a dozen demands in the wake of a traffic-stop shooting three months ago.
Organizers unveiled the list during a “Standing in Solidarity” demonstration inspired by the case of Jerime Mitchell, a black motorist who was shot and paralyzed by white Cedar Rapids Office Lucas Jones during a Nov. ... [Read More]
Adam Ingersoll, 41, of Iowa City, takes the SAT once a year, joining the tired and stressed-out teenagers with his No. 2 pencils and calculator to spend three-plus hours looking under the lid of the standardized test that serves as a gatekeeper to college admission.
The Unitarian Universalist Society Church on the corner of Iowa Avenue and Gilbert Street is turning 109 years old this year. The building, dedicated in 1908, housed the Unitarian Universalist Society of Iowa City up until they voted in February 2015 to move to new location in Coralville.