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Dandelions are seen on April 21, 2021.

Environmental Coalition pushes for pesticide-free campus

Caitlin Crome, News Reporter April 21, 2021

As the weather warms and students lounge on the grassy areas around campus   – small signs warning of recent pesticide use can be seen on the Pentacrest lawn. The small signs have caused frustrations...

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It’s really negatively impacted me’: University of Iowa students struggle with burnout

Drew Sullivan, News Reporter April 21, 2021

Thirteen weeks into a 16-week semester, University of Iowa undergraduate and graduate students say they are feeling burnt out. The UI canceled the traditional week-long spring break for the spring...

UI alum makes pie personal

UI alum makes pie personal

Caitlin Crome, News Reporter April 21, 2021

While working from home in the marketing department for Blue Pearl Veterinary Hospitals, Brittany Volk would sit at her desk from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. next to a velvet painting of Kacey Musgraves, her...

American Rescue Plan has $4 billion for food distribution, relief for producers

American Rescue Plan has $4 billion for food distribution, relief for producers

Brian Grace, Politics Reporter April 21, 2021

PolitiFact Iowa is a project of The Daily Iowan’s Ethics & Politics Initiative and PolitiFact to help you find the truth in politics. Edited by Lyle Muller and Sarah Watson If your time...

The Old Capitol building is seen on March, 6, 2021.

In wake of Chauvin trial, University of Iowa to provide mental health support

Sabine Martin, News Reporter April 21, 2021

The University of Iowa Counseling and Student Disability Services will provide open space for students to discuss self-care, burnout, and Zoom fatigue through two virtual sessions next week.    The...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is drawn up on Tuesday, Dec.22, 2020.

Gov. Reynolds says Iowa COVID-19 vaccine demand not meeting supply

Julia Shanahan, Politics Editor April 21, 2021

More than 40 counties across Iowa have declined some or all of the vaccine shipments allocated to the county on account of vaccine hesitancy increasing across the state, Gov. Kim Reynolds said at a...

Contributed photo of Daniel Clay, dean of the University of Iowa College of Education.

UI Presidential Search: Dean of UI College of Education Daniel L. Clay named finalist

Rylee Wilson and Katie Ann McCarver April 21, 2021

Daniel L. Clay, dean of the University of Iowa College of Education, will visit campus on Thursday as the last of four finalists for the University of Iowa presidency. Clay oversees the UI College...

Items from the University of Iowa's Special Collections and University Archives are seen as part of a collection honoring the 50th anniversary of the Latino Native American Cultural Center.

‘You have a place’: Latinx and Native American students celebrate 50 years of the Latino Native American Cultural Center

Alexandra Skores, Managing Editor April 20, 2021

When Isabela Flores transferred to the University of Iowa in fall 2015, she felt lost and challenged by the thought of making it through college on her own. The first of her mother’s children...

A group of protesters gather outside of the Johnson County Courthouse to advocate for Iowa City resident, Naa Adjeiwa Tackie on Monday, April 19, 2021.

Iowa City community rallies in support around small business owner’s alleged wrongful eviction

Claire Benson, News Reporter April 20, 2021

Iowa City small business owner Naa Adjeiwa Tackie, 34, is currently looking to keep her lease and dismiss a motion from her landlord to evict her from her space, accusing him of wrongly evicting her. According...

A sign for the Iowa City Community School District is seen outside the district's administration building on Tuesday, April 28. (Jake Maish/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa City Community School District begins conducting standardized testing in person

Grace Hamilton, News Reporter April 20, 2021

Iowa City Community School District students in grades 3 - 11 — whether learning on-site or virtually — began taking the Iowa Statewide Assessment of Student Progress evaluations in person in district...

April 20, 2021; Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA;   Crowds celebrate in the streets outside of the Hennepin Government Center as Derek Chauvin was found guilty of second-degree murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the death of George Floyd. Floyd died on May 25, 2020 while in police custody. A video showing Derek Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd's neck sparked world wide protests against police brutality.. Mandatory Credit: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY

Local leaders urge continued action after guilty verdict in Chauvin trial

Caleb McCullough, Managing Editor April 20, 2021

Campus and Iowa City leaders and activists reiterated the need for continued action on Tuesday after former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on three charges in the murder...

Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd

Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd

Chao Xiong and Paul Walsh, Star Tribune April 20, 2021

MINNEAPOLIS — Jurors convicted former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin on Tuesday of all the counts filed against him — second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree...

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