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A speaker talks during a COGS protest on the Old Capitol steps Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022.

UI COGS holds protest to increase graduate employee wages

Jami Martin-Trainor, Assistant Digital Editor December 8, 2022

The University of Iowa’s Campaign to Organize Graduate Students held a protest against low student wages on the Pentacrest Thursday at noon.  About 100 people gathered in the campus’ center, circling...

Students meet during an Undergraduate Student Government meeting in the Black Box Theatre of the Iowa Memorial Union on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022.

UI USG to give $35,000 to university restorative justice program

Archie Wagner, News Reporter December 7, 2022

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government passed a resolution Tuesday to support the university’s Restorative Justice Program with over $30,000. The resolution outlined the use of...

The Iowa City Council is seen at a meeting at Iowa City City Hall on August 16, 2022.

UI Labor Center to facilitate program to teach trade job skills

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter December 6, 2022

Following approval from the Iowa City City Council on Tuesday, the University of Iowa Labor Center received a grant to facilitate a four-year trade jobs course for underrepresented minority groups. The...

Harriet Nembhard, the then-new Dean of the UI College of Engineering, is photographed on the John Deere Plaza outside the new expansion to the Seamans Center.

UI College of Engineering dean resigns for presidency at private school

Grace Katzer, News Reporter December 6, 2022

Harriet Nembhard, dean of the University of Iowa College of Engineering, will be leaving her position at the university in June 2023 after accepting the position of president at Harvey Mudd College. ...

Travelers wait by the gates at the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022.

Eastern Iowa Airport expects busiest holiday season since 2019

Grace Katzer , News Reporter December 6, 2022

The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids is expected to see the second-busiest year of air travel in its history as this year’s holiday travel season begins. The busiest year for air travel recorded...

University of Iowa graduate teaching assistant and PhD student in mass communication, David Lomoywara, poses for a portrait inside the Adler Journalism Building at the University of Iowa on December 2, 2022.

UI students debate wearing masks as COVID-19 cases rise

Kufre Ituk, News Reporter December 4, 2022

Nearly three years after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, UI students are choosing whether to mask up as seasonal illnesses spread across campus. The choice to wear a mask during flu...

Kayla Buehring, a University of Iowa student, poses for a portrait on the Pentecrest on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022. Buehring explained she is proud to represent the Hispanic community at the University. “To show that there are people from our community who are doing things that some have been told they can’t do makes feels good,” she said.

University of Iowa Hispanic student enrollment on rise

Virginia Russell, News Reporter December 4, 2022

Hispanic student enrollment numbers are growing across all Iowa public universities — including the University of Iowa. A recent state Board of Regents report stated Hispanic and Latinx students make...

The Iowa City Airport is seen on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022.

Iowa City Municipal Airport reports 114 percent increase in economic impact

Emily Nyberg, News Reporter December 4, 2022

The Iowa City Municipal Airport has doubled its economic impact since 2009. The airport is bringing in $24 million annually in total economic activity to the Iowa City area, per the 2022 Iowa...

Oliver Plews, 12, during a protest against gun violence put on by Iowa City high school students on the Pentacrest at the University of Iowa on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. Plews attended the protest because gun safety is a cause he cares deeply about. “I don’t want to have to wake up and go to school thinking I might get shot,” Plews said.

Iowa City students march to Pentacrest to call for end to gun violence

Colin Votzmeyer, News Reporter December 1, 2022

Iowa City K-12 students marched from South East Junior High to gather at the University of Iowa Pentacrest Thursday to protest gun violence in the U.S. About 100 students, ranging from middle schoolers...

Protesters and fans listen to Allen West speak at a Young Americans for Freedom event on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022.

Guest speaker discouraging DEI initiatives on campus, draws controversy from students

Lauren White, Politics Reporter November 30, 2022

Allen West, retired Lt. Col for The Army, visited the University of Iowa Wednesday evening where he said focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusion is bad for the country. He was welcomed by the...

Senators listen at a University Student Government meeting Sept. 27, 2022.

USG unanimously passes resolution to support documented Dreamer students

Archie Wagner, News Reporter November 30, 2022

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government unanimously passed legislation to support documented Dreamers at its meeting Tuesday night, voicing the government’s support for the America’s...

The Johnson County Courthouse on South Clinton Street in Iowa City on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022.

Trial postponed for former UI professor facing federal child pornography, meth distribution charges

Sabine Martin, Managing News Editor November 30, 2022

Editor’s Note: This article briefly mentions instances of sexual misconduct and harassment, including alleged nonconsensual sexual acts, and drug use. The trial of former University of Iowa School...

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