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Cy-Hawk rivalry has major implications for both sides

Iowa State players take to the field during the Iowa/Iowa State game for the Cy-Hawk trophy in Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cyclones, 44-41, in overtime.

Anna Kayser, Assistant Sports Editor

September 6, 2018

For the 66th time in history, in-state rivals Iowa and Iowa State will compete for the chance at yearlong bragging rights and the chance to hoist the Cy-Hawk Trophy. With the rise of Iowa State’s program under the tutelage of head coach Matt Campbell, the Cyclones pose a new threat. A loss at Kinn...

Hawkeye wide receiver Smith-Marsette takes difficult path to show ability, personality

Iowa's Ihmir Smith-Marsette avoids tackles during the Iowa State game at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017.

Pete Ruden, Sports Editor

September 6, 2018

Ihmir Smith-Marsette arrived in Iowa City as a 159-pound wide receiver, his small frame filling out a black Hawkeye jersey with a big white No. 6 plastered on the front. A speedy receiver who fought his way into playing time early as a true freshman, he had the athletic tools to play a key role for an...

Civil-rights groups push for legislation that would ban racial profiling in Iowa

The Iowa State Capitol is shown on Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015.

Elianna Novitch, Politics Reporter

September 7, 2018

After the video of Montray Little and Jared Clinton’s traffic stop by two Des Moines police officers went viral, civil-rights groups drew attention to Iowa’s lack of legislation to address racial profiling in the state. On July 15, Des Moines police Officers Kyle Thies and Natalie Heinemann...

UI researchers develop technology to diagnose a cause of blindness

UI Professor Michael Abramoff sits for a portrait in the UIHC Pomerantz Family Pavilion on Aug. 29. Abramoff founded the IDx company to create IDx-DR, a technology used to detect diabetic retinopathy.

Aadit Tambe, News Reporter

September 7, 2018

University of Iowa researchers have developed a device to diagnose a major cause of blindness. New technology developed by the researchers will use artificial intelligence to help diagnose diabetic retinopathy. The medical device, called IDxDR, is the only one of its kind that is approved by the Food a...

Four women-owned businesses set up shop in central Iowa City

Jan Finlayson, the owner of Luxe Interiors stands in her shop in Iowa City on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018.

Andy Mitchell, News Reporter

September 6, 2018

A recruitment campaign by the Iowa City Downtown District to foster new and growing women-owned businesses has had some success, with four new arrivals in August. In March 2018, the Downtown District started a targeted phase in an ongoing retention and attraction strategy to develop and grow women-o...

6-year-old celebrates completing cancer treatment at Cy-Hawk game

Kid Captain Harper Stribe smiles for a portrait during Iowa football Kid's Day at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The 2018 Kid Captains met the Iowa football team and participated in a behind-the-scenes tour of Kinnick Stadium.

Charles Peckman, News Reporter

September 7, 2018

After she finished playing outside one day, Harper Stribe’s parents noticed swelling in her cheek. Once she visited a pediatrician and an ear, nose, and throat specialist, she was referred to the UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital. Pediatric oncologists determined Harper, now 6, had embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, a ...

Sexual assault reported in UI residence hall

The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017.

Kayli Reese, News Editor

September 6, 2018

University of Iowa officials have received a report of a sexual assault that occurred on the afternoon of Sept. 5, according to an email sent to UI students from the Department of Public Safety. The email said the incident occurred in an East Side residence hall, and the perpetrator was an acquaintan...

Kings of Drag: The secrets behind the fake beards

I.C. Kings performer Wiley Guyote sips on a drink during I.C. Kings present Netflix and Chill at Studio 13 on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018.

Sarah Stortz, Arts Reporter

September 5, 2018

While getting ready for a show, Amanda Green first puts on a compression shirt to bind her chest. Taking a lighter to burn a wine cork until it turns black, she’ll use the ash to give herself a 5 o’clock shadow and a base for her beard. With a black eyeliner pencil, Green will make her eyebrows bu...

Iowa prepares for Montgomery, Iowa State without film

Iowa State quarterback Jacob Park hands off a ball to running back David Montgomery during the Iowa/Iowa State game for the Cy-Hawk trophy in Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017.

Pete Ruden, Sports Editor

September 6, 2018

Iowa State playmakers David Montgomery and Hakeem Butler offer enough trouble for opposing defenses trying to stop them. Throw in the fact that Iowa doesn’t have film on the Cyclones this season because their first game was canceled, and that challenge multiplies. The players themselves are some of the best...

Field-hockey players’ reach turns out to be global

Iowa's Katie Birch celebrates as Iowa scores during a game against Ball State on Sunday, Sep. 2, 2018. The Hawkeyes defeated the Cardinals 7–1.

Sarah Altemeier, Sports Reporter

September 5, 2018

Some of Iowa field hockey’s most influential players have come from around the world to experience the Hawkeye lifestyle. The sport’s international squad comprises senior Isabella Brown, juniors Katie Birch and Sophie Sunderland, sophomores Maddy Murphy and Ellie Holley, and freshmen Lokke Stribos and...

Grassley confident in Kavanaugh confirmation

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies at his confirmation hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill Sept. 4, 2018 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Emily Wangen, Politics Reporter

September 6, 2018

Last updated on Sept. 6 at 4 p.m. Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley's press secretary refuted statements from Senate Judiciary Committee members that documents pertaining to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh released on social media Thursday were classified as committee confidential, meaning they could ...

UI team prepares to build first competition solar car

ASME Vice President Sam McElwain (left) and senior Adam Wilkinson (right) work on the car during the ASME Solar Car meeting in the Chemistry Building on Sept. 4, 2018. ASME Solar Car Team is building the University's first competition solar car, which the club will continue to work on throughout this year.

Josie Fischels, News Reporter

September 6, 2018

A team of mechanical-engineering students met Tuesday night to invite University of Iowa students of all majors to join in building the school’s first competition solar car. The UI chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers took on the Solar Car Challenge in 2017 and aims to complete t...