Editorial: No child left behind failing

This month, the Iowa Department of Education released a report on No Child Left Behind showing that 64 percent of Iowa schools did not meet the adequate yearly progress standards, up from 52 percent during the preceding year.

Byrd: A response on Syria

Last week, in a letter to the editor printed in the The Daily Iowan, the UI College Republicans argued that President Obama had "dropped the ball" when it came to his handling of the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons against civilians in the ongoing Syrian Civil War. Closer examination of this letter, however, reveals a flimsy argument that can't stand up to scrutiny.

Lee: UI greek life poorly integrated

None of UI's chapters blatantly discriminate when recruiting new members, but there is an unspoken rule when it comes to showing interest. Many white students choose to stick within the realm of PHC and IFC organizations, while non-whites remain under the umbrella of NPHC and MGC.

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