Opinion

02/13/2019 - 4:46pm
Age of the Geek Column: Once upon a time, in the wild west of the PC gaming market, there was a little developer called Valve that specialized in making popular first-person shooters. Looking for a way to better manage the online distribution of their games, they developed a client that would let users buy their games and automatically keep them updated to the latest version. Ever fond of...
02/06/2019 - 3:28pm
Ragan Report: Building on Iowa’s great grad-uation rate New figures from the Na-tional Center for Education Statistics show Iowa’s high school graduation rate remains the highest in the nation, at 91 percent. That’s great news! Iowa families clearly value their education. Educators and parents deserve a lot of credit for ensuring...
02/06/2019 - 3:24pm
Alternative Column: Back in my college days we protested the war in Vietnam. Since it was supposedly a war against communism, to choose peace forced us into siding with communists. We wanted peace but were supporting the side whose system was based on the use of force. Protesting was in. It was all for “the peo-ple.” This presented an...
01/31/2019 - 11:08am
Age of the Geek Column: I warned you last week that I probably wasn't done talking about "Resident Evil 2." Turns out I was right. I tried to come up with another topic for a column for this week, but if anything noteworthy happened I missed it because I spent the better part of my weekend surviving the monster-infested streets of...
01/31/2019 - 11:06am
It’s been another eventful week at the Capitol! With session underway, members have begun filing bills and their schedules are filled with attend-ing various subcommittees and committees. While the first week is ceremonial and filled with many speeches, the fol-lowing week is where we really get down to work. With all the snowy winter...
01/23/2019 - 1:19pm
Age of the Geek Column: The long wait is finally over. Almost. The days left before the release of the "Resident Evil 2" remake are down to single digits. The challenge now will be to avoid spoilers until the game is safely on my PC and ready to play. It will be a difficult task. Full copies of the game are already out in the wild, both...
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