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Second-year graduate student in the MFA program in film and video production at the University of Iowa, Trevon Coleman, poses for a portrait in his office at the Becker Communication Studies Building on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

University of Iowa student Trevon Coleman paves way for filmmakers of color

Grace Smith, Photojournalist May 4, 2021

Trevon Coleman was drawing an 8-year-old boy during his previous job as a caricature artist in Orlando, Florida. The boy’s father mentioned an insecurity that his 8-year-old son had about his large...

Illustration by Kate Doolittle

The impact of ADHD and stimulants on students

Molly Milder, Assistant Digital Editor April 27, 2021

May is more than mental health awareness month for me. May marks the one-year anniversary of my Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. At age 15, I was diagnosed with anxiety and...

Dealing with infertility as a college student

Dealing with infertility as a college student

Ally Pronina, Opinions Writer April 20, 2021

One of my fondest memories from my childhood is babysitting my little sister, who was an infant at the time, while she took a nap and my mom was busy with housework. I loved stroking her hair and hearing...

From left: Claudia Corwin, Harriett Nembhard, Linda Snetselaar, and Yolanda Kirk. (Contributed)

Paving the way: Women in male-dominated fields detail their journeys to success

Kelsey Harrell, Managing Digital Editor March 30, 2021

Women have been underrepresented for years in many science and religion-related fields. While the gender gap is improving, it’s still noticeable in some specialized areas. The Daily Iowan interviewed...

Illustration by Paige Ho.

Women in sports media: making waves in a field dominated by men

Chloe Peterson, Sports Reporter March 2, 2021

Hawkeye sports were hot in the 1990s. Dan Gable and the Iowa wrestling team won seven NCAA titles, and C. Vivian Stringer coached the 1992-93 Iowa women’s basketball team to the most dominant finish...

Elizabeth Catlett. (Contributed by the Iowa Women’s Archive)

Elizabeth Catlett: A life and legacy of art, activism, and academic achievement

Jenna Post, Arts Reporter February 16, 2021

For many, the thought of meeting Elizabeth Catlett during her lifetime was akin to meeting a Hollywood A-lister. This was certainly the case for jazz composer Rufus Reid, who never thought he’d have...

Iowa City resident, Tessa Meyer (right), poses for a portrait alongside a friend on Saturday, July 4, 2020 on Linn Street in Iowa City.

The Black Lives Matter movement: A look inside its history in Iowa City

Hannah Pinski, Opinions Editor February 2, 2021

The Black Lives Matter movement has gained momentum in 2020, but its history in America — including Iowa City — began much earlier than summer protests. The story of the movement begins in Florida...

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