Editorial: Study abroad is not for everyone

Study abroad is typically a beneficial option for students; however, they should seriously weigh the pros and cons of partaking in such programs. That is not to say we question the value of spending time in another country, but students would benefit from considering whether study abroad is the always the best way to learn about new cultures.

Elliot: Somewhere south of Pluto

Nightmare bacteria are running wild, according to the Washington Post, and apparently, the newspaper was not referring to Republicans. Curious.

Guest column: 21-ordinance should stay

As the Nov. 5 municipal elections draw closer and satellite voting locations open on campus, we think it is important to address the positive effects (and dispel some myths) that the ordinance has had for the University of Iowa and greater Iowa City community.

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