Editorial: Crisis in Nepal

Yesterday was PHIL's day at the UI, where the virtues of philanthropy are spread around campus. And across the world, there is a desperate need for philanthropy: for the country of Nepal.

Korobov: The power of peaceful protest

If a civil rights movement or a demonstration is to be impactful in America, others must be able to understand it and commiserate with the cause. Acts of violence will only divert attention away from the issue, even if they are only orchestrated by a small proportion of the group.

Prall: No sense in the death penalty

Knowing that innocent men have been put to death before is reason enough not to support the death penalty.  We are not Salem; that may be our history, but it doesn't have to be our legacy.

Evanson: Flipping the bird

The $2 billion Iowa egg industry is already facing dire straits from the latest case of bird flu. This is why the damage done already cannot afford to be further depressed by fear mongering.

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