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University of Iowa doctors monitor and help COVID-19 patients remotely

University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics are seen on Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

Cole Krutzfeild, News Reporter

June 29, 2020

A team of doctors at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics have created a program to monitor people with COVID-19 from the comfort and safety of the patients’ homes. The UI Health Care’s Home Treatment Team is co-run by Clinical Assistant Professors of Internal Medicine Andrew Bryant and B...

Former Hawkeye Akrum Wadley calls his time with Iowa football program ‘a living nightmare’

Iowa running back Akrum Wadley crosses the goal line during an Iowa/Minnesota football game in Kinnick Stadium on Oct. 28, 2017. The Hawkeyes defeated the Golden Gophers, 17-10. (Joseph Cress/The Daily Iowan)

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 29, 2020

Former Iowa running back Akrum Wadley made several allegations of mistreatment against current and former members of the Iowa football coaching staff in a public statement on Monday. In the post, Wadley said that playing for the Hawkeyes was "a living nightmare." Wadley, who played for Iowa from ...

Former Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell named to Big Ten Network All-Decade Team

Iowa line backer Josey Jewell celebrates an interception during the game between Iowa and Penn State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Both teams are going into the game undefeated with records of 3-0. The Nittany Lions defeated the Hawkeyes 21-19. (Ben Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 29, 2020

The Big Ten Network is releasing its All-Decade football team for the conference this week. It didn't take long for the first Hawkeye to make it. Former Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell was named to the BTN All-Decade team Monday. "The Outlaw" played for the Hawkeyes from 2014-17. He was a starter at mi...

UI Athletics Department reports five positive, 17 negative COVID-19 tests from past week of testing

Kinnick Stadium is seen fom the north end zone at Iowa Football Media Day on Friday, August 9, 2019.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 29, 2020

The University of Iowa Athletics Department announced in a release Monday that it conducted 22 COVID-19 tests for the week of June 22-28 and received five positive tests and 17 negative tests. As part of the department's return to campus protocol, testing on student-athletes, coaches, and staff...

Former Hawkeye Jarrod Uthoff named to All-NBA G League first team

Iowa Hawkeyes forward Jarrod Uthoff (20) shoots a three point shot against Villanova Wildcats guard Josh Hart (3) in the Barclays Center on Sunday, March 20, 2016 in Brooklyn, New York. Uthoff ended the game with 6 rebounds, 16 points, and 2 assists. The Wildcats defeated the Hawkeyes, 87-68. (The Daily Iowan/Joshua Housing)

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 26, 2020

Former Iowa forward Jarrod Uthoff was named to the 2019-20 All-NBA G League first team on Friday. Uthoff played his last season for the Hawkeyes in 2016, and has appeared in the G League in three of the last four seasons. With the Hustle this season, Uthoff averaged 18.4 points and 10.7 rebou...

La Tea brings the latest generation of Asian milk tea culture to Iowa City

The entrance to a bubble tea shop called La Tea is seen on June 25 in Iowa City.

Ning Guo, News Reporter

June 25, 2020

Shanshan Kong, store owner of La Tea — a new milk tea shop in Iowa City — aims to give Iowans a taste of a popular new drink trend. The milk tea store opened at 123 E. Washington St. on June 15. La Tea features a large purple lounge space and decorations from South Korea, in addition to un...

Luka Garza’s decision coming ‘relatively soon,’ head coach Fran McCaffery says

Iowa center Luka Garza dunks the ball during a men’s basketball game between the Iowa Hawkeyes and the Nebraska Huskers at Carver-Hawkeye arena on Saturday, February 8, 2020. The Hawkeyes defeated the Huskers 96-72.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 25, 2020

The talk of the offseason surrounding the Iowa men’s basketball team usually comes down to one thing — whether or not Luka Garza is coming back for his senior year. “I think we’ll have an answer relatively soon,” head coach Fran McCaffery said Thursday in a Facebook live session. “I alw...

Johnson County health and business leaders urge mask wearing as coronavirus cases tick up in the county

Johnson County Public Health Director Dave Koch speaks at a press conference in front of the Graduate Hotel on June 25.

Caleb McCullough, Summer Editor

June 25, 2020

Johnson County public-health officials, business leaders, and members of Iowa City's Project Better Together urged residents to wear masks and practice social distancing while inside businesses at a press conference Thursday. Johnson County is experiencing a spike in positive coronavirus cases a...

Gov. Kim Reynolds, Johnson County extend public health emergency declarations

Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks during the Condition of the State address at the Iowa State Capitol on Tuesday, January 14, 2020. Gov. Kim Reynolds discussed initiatives such as tax cuts, mental health funding, and workforce training.

Josie Fischels, Summer Editor

June 25, 2020

In response to the spike in positive cases of COVID-19 in Johnson County and other counties in Iowa, the Declaration of the Public Health Disaster Emergency has been extended to Aug. 1, or as long as Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ State Disaster declaration remains in effect, by the approval of the Joh...

Despite the Supreme Court ruling on DACA, uncertainties for the program remain

Supporters hold signs at the Old Capitol Building on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. The recent decision regarding DACA's rescission has been a highly controversial issue in national politics.

Mary Hartel, News Reporter

June 24, 2020

On June 18, The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that the Trump administration unlawfully attempted to terminate the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program – though the ruling is only a temporary reprieve for DACA recipients in Iowa City. Jessica Malott, an immigrat...

Iowa City Farmers Market will not reopen this season

Fresh produce sits out at the Farmer's Market on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. A new study from the UI shows that the number of farmer's markets has gone up and more people are buying their food locally.

Rylee Wilson, News Editor

June 24, 2020

The Iowa City Farmers Market will remain virtual through the rest of the 2020 season. The market was previously scheduled to reopen on July 4, however an increase in COVID-19 cases in Johnson County led the Parks and Recreation Department to cancel the market for the rest of the season.  Cust...

Protesters march in solidarity across Iowa, Iowa Freedom Riders visit Kim Reynolds’ hotel in Washington, Iowa

Protesters march up Iowa Avenue to the old Capitol during a Black Lives Matters March on June 23.

Caleb McCullough and Rylee Wilson

June 23, 2020

Iowa City protesters marched in solidarity with Des Moines Black Lives Matter and several other cities across the state on Monday. After a short march in Iowa City, protesters headed South to Washington, Iowa, where they said Gov. Kim Reynolds was staying in a hotel. Representatives for Reyn...