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The United States Supreme Court Building is seen on Sunday, April 3, 2022.

Drafted SCOTUS decision opens door for abortion access limitations in Iowa

Emily Delgado, Politics Reporter May 2, 2022

In a leaked draft opinion, the United States Supreme Court 6-3 voted to strike down Roe v. Wade, a decision that could allow states, including Iowa, to pass laws limiting or outlawing access to abortion. The...

People stand in front of Phi Gamma Delta during a protest following sexual assault allegations against the University of Iowa’s chapter of Phi Gamma Delta on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021.

Jury trial for FIJI sexual assault lawsuit set for July 2023

Caleb McCullough, Executive Editor January 3, 2022

Editor's Note: This article contain's references to sexual assault.  A lawsuit over an alleged sexual assault by two former members of the University of Iowa's Phi Gamma Delta fraternity is set...

Iowa Board of Regents President Mike Richards announces Barbara Wilson as the new University of Iowa President at a press conference in the Levitt Center for University Advancement on April 30, 2021.

Board of Regents lifts state of emergency

Natalie Dunlap, News Editor May 20, 2021

The state of emergency for state Board of Regents institutions has been lifted, requiring traditional student and staff life to return to normal in fall 2021. Regents President Mike Richards announced...

A sign for the Iowa City Community School District is seen outside the districts administration building on Tuesday, April 28.

Gov. Kim Reynolds signs bill banning school mask mandates

Sabine Martin, News Editor May 20, 2021

The Iowa City Community School District will no longer require face coverings under a law signed by Gov. Kim Reynolds Thursday morning, despite Center for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations.   The...

The United States Capital is seen in Washington DC on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020.

Iowa lawmakers sheltering as rioters storm the U.S. Capitol

Julia Shanahan and Caleb McCullough January 6, 2021

Iowa’s members of Congress and staff report they are safe and sheltering in place after pro-Trump demonstrators stormed the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, shutting down the counting of electoral votes...

UI reports 507 self-reported positive COVID-19 cases this week

UI reports 507 self-reported positive COVID-19 cases this week

Clinton Garlock, News Reporter August 28, 2020

The University of Iowa reported 500 new cases of COVID-19 were self-reported during the first week of classes, bringing the total in the last two weeks to 607 students, faculty, and staff who've reported...

Jim Leach speaks at a luncheon program on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. Leach joined the Iowa College of Law, and is best known for his 30 years of service as a representative in Congress; heading the Banking and Financial Services Committee, the Subcommittee on Asian and Pacific Affairs, and the Congressional-Executive Commission on China. (The Daily Iowan/Olivia Sun)

Former Republican Congressman from Iowa Jim Leach endorses Joe Biden for president

Julia Shanahan and Lauren White August 21, 2020

On Thursday, Jim Leach, a Republican and former 2nd Congressional District representative from Iowa, announced his endorsement for Democrat Joe Biden for president. Biden, who formally accepted...

Protesters stand outside of University of Iowa President Bruce Harrelds home as part of a demonstration on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. The Campaign to Organize Graduate Students (COGS) led a march to Harrelds home in order to protest the administrations insistence that the university remain open despite the health risk posed by COVID-19.

Iowa Student Action, COGS, continue to protest in-person instruction

Sabine Martin, News Reporter August 20, 2020

Three student labor and action organizations shut down intersection traffic on Riverside Drive Thursday night to protest face-to-face instruction, calling for the University of Iowa to shift to online...

A sign for the ACT corporate office is seen on Monday, July 27, 2020 off of Scott Blvd. in Iowa City. (Hannah Kinson/The Daily Iowan)

Board of Regents to waive ACT requirement for 2021 entering class

Rylee Wilson, News Editor August 13, 2020

The state Board of Regents will waive the requirement for students to submit either an ACT or SAT score to be admitted to the University of Iowa, Iowa State University or the University of Northern...

Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017.

Hancher to adopt self-sustaining model following fund reduction from UI

Madison Lotenschtein, Arts Editor July 10, 2020

Beginning in fiscal year 2021, the University of Iowa will gradually deplete General Education Fund support provided annually to Hancher Auditorium. The funding the venue receives from the UI goes...

Iowa Strength and Conditioning coach Chris Doyle coaches during warm up drills before the game against Illinois on Saturday, November 23, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 19-10.

Iowa strength coach Chris Doyle placed on administrative leave

Robert Read, Sports Editor June 6, 2020

Chris Doyle, the highest paid strength and conditioning coach in college football, has been placed on administrative leave, Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz announced Saturday. Several former Iowa players...

Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks during the Condition of the State address at the Iowa State Capitol on Tuesday, January 14, 2020.

Reynolds condemns violence in Iowa protests, says National Guard prepared to step in

Rylee Wilson, News Editor June 1, 2020

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds condemned violent protests in Iowa, and said the Iowa National Guard is prepared to assist local law enforcement if unrest persists in Iowa cities. "Under my order, they...

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