Editorial: Affirmative action still needed

In a 6-2 decision, the court upheld a Michigan voter initiative to ban racial preferences in the admissions process of the state's public universities, overturning a 2012 circuit court ruling that said the initiative was a violation of the Constitution's equal protection clause.

Byrd: Iowa should recognize genocide

The United States, that beacon of morality, to this day does not recognize the Armenian genocide due to its political alliance with Turkey. However, in opposition to Congress, 43 states have recognized that genocide took place. Iowa is not among them.

Voices of philanthropy: "Give regularly"

My husband, Rand, and I both went to the University of Iowa and graduated in 1951. My father, Walter Anneberg, M.D., also a UI graduate and lifelong supporter of the university, said to us, "Do not wait to give to the university until you can afford to give."

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