Editorial: Assert military presence in Ukraine

Appeasement will not satisfy Vladimir Putin.  When an individual takes something that isn't theirs through aggressive and illegitimate practices, that individual is stopped and future transgressions are prevented by increased security measures. So too the Russian government has to be made responsible.

Korobov: Require civics tests across the country

A significant amount of Americans don't know basic information about their government. The state of Arizona seems to have a solution: require high school students to pass a civics test to graduate.

Manfull: In defense of snipers

American Sniper had critics raving, and has received multiple Oscar nominations, including Best Picture. However, not all the buzz was good. Outspoken and controversial director, Michael Moore boldly tweeted that "snipers were cowards".

Osgerby: Don't jeopardize Iowa City's reputation

Iowa City has become obsessed with updating its vanity to house modern, upscale high-rises, lofts, and businesses at the expense of centuries-old buildings. It seems the council no longer cares about preserving the town's historic image.

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