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Iowa City Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration virtually celebrates human rights advocates

Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teauge kicked off Iowa City's Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on MLK Jr. Day Jan. 18, 2021.
Sarah Watson, Executive Editor January 18, 2021

The University of Iowa and Iowa City kicked off their Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration — a full two weeks of festivities, online programming, and service projects this year — on Monday, to celebrate...

Top-ranked Iowa wrestling team dominates No. 6 Nebraska, 31-6, in season-opener

IowaÕs 125-pound Spencer Lee grapples with NebraskaÕs Liam Cronin during a wrestling dual meet between No. 1 Iowa and No. 6 Nebraska at Carver Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Jan. 15, 2021.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor January 15, 2021

For the first time since the 2020 Big Ten Championships, the Iowa wrestling team took the mat on Friday night. And the top-ranked Hawkeyes dominated in their season-opening dual meet. In front of...

FilmScene announces Sundance 2021 lineup

The outside of Filmscene is seen on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020.
Tatiana Plowman, Arts Reporter January 15, 2021

FilmScene, alongside the programming team at Sundance Film Festival, released its lineup of eight films that will be showcased for Iowa City patrons on the big screen from Jan. 28 to Feb. 1 at FilmScene...

President Trump impeached, Iowa Republicans vote down measure

U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers remarks at the Values Voter Summit at the Omni Shoreham Hotel on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019 in Washington, D.C.
Julia Shanahan, Politics Editor January 13, 2021

Iowa’s three Republican representatives in the U.S. House voted against the second impeachment of President Trump for inciting insurrection after a mob of Trump supporters violently stormed the U.S....

Governor calls for in-person learning and tax cuts in Condition of the State address

Gov. Kim Reynolds delivers the condition of the state address to a joint session of the Iowa House and Senate.
Caleb McCullough and Julia Shanahan January 12, 2021

DES MOINES — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds laid out her legislative priorities in her annual Condition of the State address on Tuesday, touting economic policy and in-person learning as a means to bounce...

Republican majority to push for fully in-person option at Iowa schools

Iowa Senate Majority Leader Jack Whitver stands during the opening of the 2021 legislative session on Monday, Jan. 11, 2021 at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines. Legislative goals for the session include further tax cuts, expanding in-person learning, and moving towards economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Caleb McCullough, Managing Editor January 11, 2021

Republican lawmakers in Iowa will push to require that K-12 students have the option to take fully in-person classes, as high COVID-19 positivity rates throughout the fall pushed some schools to pivot...

Unselfish Hawkeyes fight off late Gopher run for fourth straight win

Iowa guard Jordan Bohannon looks to pass during a men's basketball game between Iowa and Minnesota on Sunday.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor January 10, 2021

In Minneapolis on Christmas, the Iowa men’s basketball team led Minnesota by seven points with 44 seconds remaining, only to lose by seven in overtime. On Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena, the team’s...

Editorial | It’s everyone against fascism, and the fight isn’t over

Jan 6, 2021; Washington, DC, USA; Trump rioters storm the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon as lawmakers inside debated the certification of the presidential election.  Mandatory Credit: Jerry Habraken-USA TODAY
DI Editorial Board January 7, 2021

It isn’t really a question if the president should be immediately forced from office.  A wave of newspapers, politicians, constitutional experts, and citizens voiced their support for the president’s...

Iowa congressional delegation rejects objections to Biden’s electoral victory after riots disrupt count

Photos of Sen. Chuck Grassley (Katina Zentz/The Daily Iowan) and Sen. Joni Ernst (Hannah Kinson/The Daily Iowan)
Caleb McCullough, Managing Editor January 7, 2021

Iowa's members of Congress, most Republicans, uniformly voted to reject objections to the electoral results from both Arizona and Pennsylvania late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, as Congress...

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

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

Spencer Lee presented Dan Hodge Trophy

Iowa wrestler Spencer Lee holds the Hodge Trophy with his father Larry and Iowa Wrestling Coach Tom Brands at Kinnick Stadium on January 5 2021. The Hodge Trophy is awarded to the best wrestler in the nation and Lee is one of three Hawkeyes to win the award.
Isaac Goffin, Assistant Sports Editor January 5, 2021

Over nine months after being named the winner of the 2020 Dan Hodge Trophy, Iowa’s Spencer Lee was presented the trophy on Tuesday at Kinnick Stadium.   The trophy is given to the nation’s...

Depth and grit push No. 10 Hawkeyes to road win over 14th-ranked Scarlet Knights

Iowa Forward Keegan Murray dunks the ball for a 2-point basket during the Iowa vs. Rutgers Men’s Basketball game on Jan. 2, 2021. The Iowa Hawkeyes defeated the Rutgers Scarlet Knights 77-75.
Robert Read, Pregame Editor January 2, 2021

Luka Garza had never defeated a ranked team on the road in his time in the Black in Gold prior to Iowa’s matchup with Rutgers on Saturday, and he told his teammates as much before the game. Message...

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