Entries Tagged as 'March 2007'

Commute

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

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Tags: AP Issues · Cartoons · March 2007

When It Rains, Where Does the Water Go?

October 2nd, 2007 · 14 Comments

When rain falls or snow melts we see it collecting into streams along roads to drain into gutters. Few people know where the water goes, let alone the environmental impacts. Where water goes is crucial to the health of the land and people of any community. Modern storm water management is costly, both in the [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Commentary · March 2007

Iraq: Beyond Good Intentions

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Below is an exchange between the president of the campus peace and non-violence organization, Greg Bonett, and Ryan Gerdes. Gerdes recently authored a guest commentary published in the Iowa State Daily in which he argued for a persistent reserve of US troops in Iraq to protect human rights.

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Tags: AP Issues · Commentary · Greg Bonett · March 2007 · Ryan Gerdes

What Is Smart Growth?

October 2nd, 2007 · No Comments

Promoters of economic development in Ames believe that Ames should work to attract more business and industry and of course more people. We often hear these promoters say, “If we don’t grow we will die.” To express any sentiment for “no growth” or even “slow growth” often causes derisive responses from most citizens who have [...]

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Tags: AP Issues · Commentary · March 2007