Entries Tagged as 'Cover Stories'

Like Mountains Beyond Mountains

May 22nd, 2011 · 5 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. “We started with almost nothing, mostly our own collection.” Rob, co-owner of Mayhem Collectibles, rings up a [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · Lane4 · May 2011

A Different Vision for Campustown

February 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. Campustown needs some love. But it does not need to be demolished in order to be improved. [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Nate Logsdon · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Embrace What’s There, Don’t Slash and Burn

February 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. It’s clear that our Campustown needs work. Regardless of your stance on the current situation with LANE4, [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Why Not a Slow and Steady Approach?

February 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. There are many problems evident concerning LANE4 and the revitalization of Campustown. However, I would like to [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Reconsider the Varsity Theatre

February 23rd, 2011 · 3 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. I really would have enjoyed having a movie theater by campus. I’m kind of disappointed that at no [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Of Local Importance

A Different Vision for Campustown: Instead of Demolition, Beautification

February 23rd, 2011 · 2 Comments

Update: In June, the Ames city council declined to give Lane4 more time to come up with a workable plan for Campustown redevelopment but said that the city may approach the Kansas City development company in the future. It is not necessary to tear down blocks’ worth of buildings in Campustown in order to improve [...]

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Tags: 2011 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · February 2011 · Lane4 · Nate Logsdon · Of Local Importance

Interview: Eric Cooper

October 26th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Eric Cooper is the Libertarian Party’s candidate for governor in Iowa’s November 2 election. Could you tell the readers of the Progressive a little about your background? I was born in Iowa City, but I actually grew up in Topeka, Kansas. And I came to Ames when I got the job at Iowa State as [...]

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Tags: 2010 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · Cristóbal Matibag · Interviews · October 2010

Interview: Jonathan Narcisse

October 26th, 2010 · 8 Comments

Jonathan Narcisse is a former Des Moines School Board member known for his outspoken and oftentimes controversial nature. He is an independent candidate for governor and will appear on the November 2 ballot with his self-started Iowa Party. You have a rather eclectic background in Iowa politics. You co-chaired the Polk County Democratic Party in [...]

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Tags: 2010 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · Gavin Aronsen · Interviews · October 2010

Boots

September 27th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Specialist Christopher Robinson is a member of the Iowa Army National Guard who will be deployed to Afghanistan during 2010 and 2011. Throughout the course of his deployment, he will send reflections on his experience as a soldier in a controversial military engagement. The Eve of Deployment Sunlight rides low on the wall, making the [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Boots · Cover Stories · September 2010

Ames Discord: Does the city have a Chicago problem?

June 1st, 2010 · 6 Comments

On the evening of March 31 in southeast Ames, concerned parents gathered at Kate Mitchell Elementary School to discuss growing tensions attributed to allegations of student misconduct and an emotionally charged e-mail that had spawned in their presence. Some of the claims – a pack of fifth graders bullying classmates, for instance, and books gone [...]

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Tags: 2010 · AP Issues · Cover Stories · Gavin Aronsen · May 2010