The real #HIMTOO

November 2, 2018 at 11:06 am 0 comments

By Amy Yager, Guest Writer Recently, a serious issue going on our country was brought into the limelight for a very short time when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford stepped forward and accused supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault while they were in college. As Dr. Ford’s claims wereRead More

The importance of maintaining self esteem

November 2, 2018 at 11:05 am 0 comments

By Zena Courtier, Guest Writer Body image and self esteem issues are not an uncommon thing to deal with. After graduating high school I went through a period of time where I truly felt not confident in my appearance, my knowledge, and my overall capabilities. While I was not ableRead More

Humane treatment of domesticated cats

November 2, 2018 at 11:03 am 0 comments

By Katarina B.R. Marek, Guest Writer Based on statistics observed in a recent Applied Animal Behavioral Sciences medical journal’s findings, a declawed cat has a greater chance of ending up in a shelter, being euthanized, having premature medical and behavioral issues. A purely elective procedure which has been outlawed in majorityRead More

Let’s talk taxes

November 2, 2018 at 11:01 am 1 comment

By Kasey Ninneman, Guest Writer Lets face it: No one likes taxes, and it’s easy to make the IRS out to be a villain.  Some people even see tax avoidance as a virtue. But pick a government program you agree with: the military, healthcare, border security, public schools.  Tax dodgers robRead More

November 2, 2018 at 11:00 am 0 comments

By Shelby Patterson, Guest Writer There have been a lot of disturbing and tragic stories in the news recently. The disappearance Mollie Tibbitts, a University of Iowa student, gained national attention this past Summer. I personally remember sharing her picture on Facebook. Somehow I was feeling a deep sense ofRead More

Women Interrupted: A Dystopian Future

November 2, 2018 at 9:57 am 0 comments

By Lori Runkle, Guest Writer The United States Supreme Court Justice Anthony M. Kennedy retired this summer and was replaced in October 2018 by a highly controversial Trump nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Before Kavanaugh’s appointment, political pundits were discussing possible future Supreme Court rulings on abortion, affirmative action, partisan gerrymandering, voting rights, and the death penalty in a divided and politicizedRead More

Anthony Arroyo (Photo editor)

Opinion: Don’t be scared of failure

October 31, 2018 at 8:39 am 0 comments

One issue I find in people my age is their perception of failure. Failing is bad, forbidden, and something we avoid at all costs. We do not want to fail as students, employees or in the relationships we make or are scared to make. People my age are so afraidRead More

Ben Breshears

Review: Slipknot’s “Slaughterhouse” worth the price

October 31, 2018 at 8:38 am 0 comments

Being treated like an animal has never felt so exhilarating. As Campus Chronicle staff Christy, Joe and I waited in line at The Slaughterhouse in Des Moines we heard constant screams of other participants in the building, and noisy clashes from metal that actors were sporadically throwing around. This attractionRead More