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Iowa City Fire Marshall Brian Greer poses in front of a fire truck at the Iowa City Fire Station 1 Headquarters on Jan. 18 2022.

Experts warn of space heaters, cooking fires this winter

Sam Knupp, News Reporter January 19, 2022

With the cold months upon Iowa, warmth may come at a cost. Half of all home heating fires occur in December, January, and February, according to the National Fire Protection Association. In 2021,...

Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague speaks at the Senior Center during an Iowa City City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Dec, 7, 2021. City Council Members discussed the new redistricting plan for Iowa City.

Iowa City City Council plans to give $1.5 million in pandemic payments for excluded workers

Emily Delgado, News Reporter January 19, 2022

The Iowa City City Council plans to transfer $1.5 million from its American Rescue Plan Act funding to Johnson County’s  Direct Assistance fund. The City Council will need to vote on this before...

Graduate student Junhee Park types on a computer during the first day of spring semester classes in the Main Library on Thursday, Jan. 18, 2022. With classes starting up again, some University of Iowa members have concerns with the COVID-19 omicron variant and how the university is handling it. Park spoke about masks on campus and in classrooms. “We need to have a policy wearing masks,” Park said. “At least in the class or library- like a public area.”

UI faculty, students request increased COVID-19 mitigation strategies

Eleanor Hildebrandt and Sabine Martin January 18, 2022

Some members of the University of Iowa community have raised concerns about the COVID-19 omicron variant and what the university is doing to prevent illness for students, staff, and faculty as the...

The CEO of the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics Suresh Gunasekaran speaks during a groundbreaking ceremony at the North Liberty University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics construction site on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021. The new facility is set to include procedure rooms, emergency care rooms, laboratories, outpatient clinics, a pharmacy, advanced diagnostic imaging and teaching/research space.

UI Hospitals and Clinics CEO Suresh Gunasekaran to exit

Anthony Neri, News Reporter January 18, 2022

Suresh Gunasekaran, after serving as University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics CEO for three years, is departing to become the new president and CEO of Health at the University of California San Francisco. He...

Signs encouraging students to wear masks in classrooms are seen on the doors of the English-Philosophy Building at the University of Iowa on Monday, Aug. 23, 2021.

UI Student Wellness requires students, staff to wear masks for all appointments

Kate Perez, News Reporter January 18, 2022

The University of Iowa’s Student Wellness is now requiring medical-grade masks to be worn at all appointments.  The updated requirement applies to both students and staff, and went into effect...

The Iowa spirit squad waves flags at the end of the game while both teams shake hands during a men’s basketball game between Iowa and Western Michigan at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Monday Nov. 22, 2021. The Hawkeyes defeated the Broncos 109-61.

Iowa women’s basketball team’s game against Indiana postponed

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor January 18, 2022

The Iowa-Indiana women's basketball scheduled to be played Sunday at Carver-Hawkeye Arena has been postponed because of COVID-19 issues within the Hoosier program, Hawkeye Athletics announced Tuesday. The...

Photo illustration by Jerod Ringwald.

Some Big Ten universities move online, UI remains in person

Kate Perez, News Reporter January 17, 2022

A rise in COVID-19 cases has left Big Ten institutions to choose how to mitigate the virus as students return to class.  At the University of Iowa, classes will take place in person as scheduled....

University of Iowa students walk across the T.Anne Cleary walkway on their first day of the new semester on Monday, August 24th, 2020. Despite the pandemic, campus remains open and some classes are still being held in person.

UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences sees loss of undergrad international students

Eleanor Hildebrandt, News Editor January 17, 2022

The University of Iowa’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences saw a drop in undergraduate international and underrepresented minority students enrollment in the past year, according to the 2021 Diversity,...

Iowa’s 285-pound No. 6 Tony Cassioppi wrestles Illinois’ No. 17 Luke Luffman during a wrestling dual between No. 2 Iowa and No. 21 Illinois at State Farm Center in Champaign, IL on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 36-3.

Iowa men’s wrestling breezes by Illinois, 36-3

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter January 16, 2022

The Iowa men’s wrestling team continued its domination of Big Ten Conference competition Sunday afternoon, earning a 36-3 win over the Illinois Fighting Illini at State Farm Center in Champaign....

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark high fives Iowa forward Monika Czinano during a women’s basketball game between Iowa and Nebraska at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022. Clark and Czinano led Iowa in scoring with 31 points each. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cornhuskers, 93-83.

Caitlin Clark notches triple-double in Iowa women’s basketball’s victory over Nebraska

Chloe Peterson, Assistant Sports Editor January 16, 2022

Iowa women’s basketball sophomore point guard Caitlin Clark stood at the end of the Carver-Hawkeye Arena tunnel on Sunday night as young fans lined up to meet her. The 6-foot guard laughed as...

Iowa defenseman Billy Constantinou attempts to get the puck by Indy forward Brent Gates during a hockey game between the Iowa Heartlanders and Indy Fuel at the Xtream Arena in Coralville, Iowa on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021. Iowa won 5-3.

Iowa Heartlanders wrap up three-game weekend

Isaac Goffin, Sports Reporter January 16, 2022

The Iowa Heartlanders went 1-2 in the three games they played this weekend. Iowa fell to the Kansas City Mavericks, 5-4, at Xtream Arena in Coralville Friday night. The Heartlanders won one of...

Iowa’s Myreanna Bebe leads the 60-meter hurdles during the 2022 Hawkeye Invitational track and field meet at the University of Iowa Recreation Building on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. Bebe set a personal record with a time of 8.30 to put her No. 4 all-time for the Hawkeyes. The Hawkeye Invitational hosted Arkansas State, Bradley, Hawkeye Community College, Indian Hills Community College, Iowa Central Community College, Loyola-Chicago, Northern Iowa, South Dakota, UW-Milwaukee, and Western Illinois.

Iowa track and field collects 15 titles at Hawkeye Invitational

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter January 15, 2022

After a near month-long hiatus, Iowa men’s and women’s track and field hosted the Hawkeye Invitational this weekend. The Hawkeyes welcomed 11 teams to Iowa’s indoor track facility. Iowa flexed...

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