A union of student workers at Grinnell College voted Friday afternoon not to authorize a strike. Some members of the Union of Grinnell Student Dining Workers hoped to send a message to school administrators, who oppose the union's recent decision to add all campus workers to its rolls.
Unsettled: Mapping #MeToo
In July of 2018, 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts of Brooklyn, Iowa went out for a run and never came home. More than a month later, her body was found in a cornfield. The murder suspect, a 24-year-old man, allegedly followed Mollie on her run, and when his sexual advances were rejected, he murdered her.
It's that time of year again! Make your list and check it twice, because here are some holiday book recommendations from some of Iowa's greatest bibliophiles. Jan Weismiller and Tim Budd from Prairie Lights Bookstore in Iowa City and Hunter Gillum from Beaverdale Books in Des Moines share their top fiction and non-fiction picks of 2018.
Studio One Featured Release
Robbie Fulks was born in Pennsylvania, grew up in Virginia and North Carolina, and has lived in Chicago since 1983. He's a singer-songwriter completely comfortable in the realm of neo-traditionalist (or alt) country music. Louisiana-born singer and pianist Linda Gail Lewis is currently based in Memphis. She's the younger sister of Jerry Lee Lewis, with a long recording career as a solo artist, and also in collaboration through the years with her brother and Van Morrison. Fulks invited Linda...