Cover Interview
Rick Lem: Cartoon Evangelist
By Jerrod Jordahl

News
Medical Marijuana’s Uncertain Path Forward
By Gavin Aronsen

Features
Reviving Vinyl in Ames
By Cristobal Matibag

Of Local Importance
A fresh coat of paint
By Crystal Tice

Under the Radar
Lifting the ban on blood donations from gay men
By Gavin Aronsen

Commentary
From the Part the Whole, Mostly
By Ryan Gerdes

Fiction
When Art Pays the Bills
By James Case