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Lillian Poulsen poses for a portrait in her apartment in Iowa City on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021.

Students share ‘coming out’ experiences, celebrating LGBTQ+ history month

Lillian Poulsen, News Reporter October 12, 2021

Trigger Warning: This article includes mentions of sexual assault. I was 12 when I first thought I might be gay. I had just finished watching the "Starships" music video, which featured a semi-naked...

Different groups of people come forth about mental struggles and barrier to treatment

Different groups of people come forth about mental struggles and barrier to treatment

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist September 28, 2021

September is Suicide Awareness and Prevention month, and individuals are sharing the barriers they face in mental health treatment. While mental health has become less stigmatized over the years,...

Design by Marandah Mangra-Dutcher.

UI community members embrace Hispanic and Latino/a/x culture

Meg Doster and Hannah Pinski September 14, 2021

Hispanic and Latino/a/x students make up the largest portion of the minority student population on the University of Iowa campus. As National Hispanic Heritage Month begins, UI community members are...

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...

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