Editorial: Secret deals in Des Moines

Originally unearthed by the Des Moines Register in a March 16 report, public employee settlements appear to be efforts to silence whistleblowers, send off misbehaving employees, and keep potentially damaging accounts of improper conduct behind closed doors.

Tilly: A good win for Northwestern

Northwestern's football players scored their first meaningful victory in a few years on Wednesday when the Chicago district of the National Labor Relations Board ruled they are legally allowed to form a union.

Richson: Disabled students need a guiding hand

My brother is high-functioning autistic. He enjoys video games, walking our family dog, religiously reading movie reviews on his iPad, and would live off of cereal and granola bars if my mother let him. He does not have a driver's license, nor does he wish to. He competed on my high school's swim team, but doesn't go out of his way to have a social life other than the connections he has made through sport.

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