Editorial: Limit school closures

As of Tuesday, the Iowa City Community School District Board has left to consider two proposals for a long-term facilities plan, which they will need to adopt in order to accommodate a growing district, both of which include school closures. The School Board should move forward with a plan requiring as few school closures as possible.

Sonn: The miracle of flight

In light of the recent Asiana Airlines accident in San Francisco, I thought I'd take the time to remind everybody of something (and no, it's not the cliche about air travel being safer than automobile travel). I'd like to remind you of the magic of flying.

Tilly: An interest rate mess

There doesn't seem to be any political upside to screwing subsidized student loan recipients - their budgetary impact is relatively small and higher education is usually popular. So, what's the problem?

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