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LINDSAY STERN in conversation with CHARLES D’AMBROSIO

April 8, 2019
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Writers’ Workshop graduate Lindsay Stern will read from one of the most anticipated novels of 2019, The Study of Animal Languages, followed by a brief conversation with Charles D’Ambrosio. "Artful and astute, funny and unnerving, The Study of Animal Languages brilliantly captures how easily we can mistake...

SCOPE PRESENTS: OPEN MIKE EAGLE

April 8, 2019
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Michael Eagle grew up in chicago listening to alt-rock on q101 and taping underground rap shows on WHPK. He also occasionally snuck and ordered music videos on the Box. He went to college at southern illinois university and battled everybody everywhere and freestyled all the time. He graduated w...

2018 Voter Guide

October 24, 2018
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Where Iowa gubernatorial candidates stand on education, health care, and more Two candidates face off in the most expensive race for the governor’s mansion in Iowa’s history. Iowa’s 2nd congressional district: Who are the candidates? In a race for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District, 12-year Democratic incumbent Dave Loebsack faces Iowa City surgeon and Republican Christopher Peters. St...

Johnson County officials anticipate high voter turnout in local elections

Johnson County officials anticipate high voter turnout in local elections

Hannah Rovner and Katie Ann McCarver
November 4, 2019
Filed under Campus, City Council, Local Government, News

As local elections take place across the nation Today, Johnson County officials are optimistic that voter turnout will be high based on the elevated number of early voters and an increased number of young voters in recent years. Johnson County Auditor Travis Weipert collects voter-turnout data during...

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is the ideal final chapter to the Breaking Bad series

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie is the ideal final chapter to the Breaking Bad series

Austin J. Yerington, Arts Reporter
October 16, 2019
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~This article may include aspects of the film that contain spoilers.~ I, like most fans of Breaking Bad, remember the series’ nearly perfect final episode. However, the only aspect that was left unchecked in this airing was the final chapter of one of the series' main characters, Jesse Pinkman,...

Iowa judge upholds voter ID requirement, strikes down signature matching in the 2017 voter ID law

Iowa judge upholds voter ID requirement, strikes down signature matching in the 2017 voter ID law

Julia Shanahan, Assistant Politics Editor
October 1, 2019
Filed under Latest News, Local Politics, Politics, News, State Politics

An Iowa judge ruled a few parts of a 2017 voter ID law as unconstitutional, though upheld the state's requirement to show ID at the polls after the law was challenged by an Iowa State University student and the League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa. Fifth District Judge Joseph Seidlin ruled Mo...

Regents approve UI request for Bachelors in Screenwriting degree

Regents approve UI request for Bachelors in Screenwriting degree

Kelsey Harrell, News Reporter
September 22, 2019
Filed under Campus, Higher Education, News

After three years of discussion and support from faculty, alums, and students, the University of Iowa will offer a much-anticipated bachelor’s in screenwriting arts after approval by the state Board of Regents on Sept. 19. The degree will highlight and complement the writing program and corresponding...

Opinion: Gabbard’s candidacy sheds light on the right anti-war diplomacy

Opinion: Gabbard’s candidacy sheds light on the right anti-war diplomacy

Marina Jaimes, Columnist
August 27, 2019
Filed under Opinions, Columns

Hawaii Democratic Rep. and 2020 presidential hopeful Tulsi Gabbard will return to the campaign trail this week after serving with the Hawaii Army National Guard in Indonesia, where she participated in joint training exercises for two weeks. She is a rare politician in the fact that gracefully promotes...

NBA free agency sets sports world on fire

NBA free agency sets sports world on fire

Robert Read, Sports Reporter
July 7, 2019
Filed under Latest News, Men's Basketball, Sports

The 2018-19 NBA season came to a close with the Toronto Raptors dethroning the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors for their first league title in franchise history. After a thrilling conclusion of that magnitude to the NBA playoffs, the offseason had an uphill climb if it wanted to match...

Guest Opinion: Celebrating the anniversary of women’s right to vote

Guest Opinion: Celebrating the anniversary of women’s right to vote

June 26, 2019
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Throughout its history, Iowa has been a place in which women break barriers. Time after time, Iowa women have shown if they set their minds to something, work hard, and believe in themselves, they can accomplish anything. On July 2, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Iowans ratifying the 19th...

Weekend of comedy to flood Iowa City

Weekend of comedy to flood Iowa City

Adrian Enzastiga, Arts Reporter
February 27, 2019
Filed under Arts, Featured, Latest News

A well-dressed woman stands behind a podium at the front of the stage, establishing a commanding presence over the crowd. Or maybe it is a man, casually dressed in a red blazer and jeans. The comedian leads with a joke: “So, how about that airplane food? Amirite guys?” Is the audience obliged to l...

Infant Oral Health Program has helped thousands of kids over 20 years

Infant Oral Health Program has helped thousands of kids over 20 years

Andy Mitchell, News Reporter
February 21, 2019
Filed under Downtown, Johnson County, News

Hagir Malik brought her 2-year-old son, Ahmed, to the Infant Oral Health Program at the Johnson County Health and Human Services Building on Thursday afternoon to check his dental health. Ahmed sat in Malik’s lap while she answered questions about her son’s dental health. She said he is good at brushi...