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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...

UI Athletics Department reports nine positive COVID-19 tests

Game action is underway during a men's basketball game between Iowa and Southern Illinois-Edwardsville at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 22, 2020

The University of Iowa Athletics Department announced Monday that it has received nine positive COVID-19 tests out of 40 tests conducted for the week of June 15-21. As part of the return to campus protocol, testing began May 29 and includes student-athletes, coaches and staff. A total of 12 positive tests and 3...

UI Athletics Department pauses football ticket sales for 2020 season

Spectators watch the action during a football game between Iowa and Middle Tennessee State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, September 28, 2019. The Hawkeyes defeated the Blue Raiders, 48-3.

Robert Read, Sports Editor

June 22, 2020

The University of Iowa Athletics Department announced Monday it has paused ticket sales for the 2020 football season. Only individuals who have renewed season tickets and completed per-seat contributions by June 30 will be included in potential Kinnick Stadium seating plans. New sales of the Fight for Iowa ...

Interactive: Universities in Iowa and the Big Ten announce plans for the fall semester

Interactive: Universities in Iowa and the Big Ten announce plans for the fall semester

Kelsey Harrell, Managing Digital Editor

June 22, 2020

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UI professors mapping the way for the future of plasma physics and fusion energy research

Van Allen Hall is seen on Monday, November 18, 2019. Van Allen is the home of the physics and astronomy department.

Molly Allen, News Reporter

June 21, 2020

University of Iowa professors are taking the lead on plasma physics and fusion-energy research. A campus committee has created a strategic plan to advise the Office of Fusion Energy Science with the U.S. Department of Energy on how to invest its resources to advance research. Fusion energy is a ...