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The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government meeting at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City on Jan. 24, 2023.

USG allocates $25,000 to support CommUnity Crisis Services

Archie Wagner, News Reporter February 7, 2023

University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government allocated $25,000 to CommUnity Crisis Services on Tuesday to support the organization’s food bank and mental health services.  The bill, co-authored...

COGS president Hannah Zadeh poses for a portrait outside the Main Library at the University of Iowa on Jan. 30, 2023. Zadeh has been president of the graduate student union since the beginning of the 2022-23 school year.

COGS union to participate in first-ever Iowa Troublemakers School

Grace Katzer, News Reporter February 7, 2023

The University of Iowa Campaign to Organize Graduate Students union is bringing the first Iowa Labor Notes Troublemakers School to campus. The event will bring together union members, labor activists,...

Food donations are seen inside of the CommUnity Crisis Services and Food Bank in Iowa City on Feb. 14, 2022. The center is a volunteer-driven organization for grocery assistance.

Iowa City citizens, organizations concerned about food assistance cuts

Kufre Ituk, News Reporter February 7, 2023

People who are eligible for the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program in Iowa City may have fewer food options to choose from in the future. A proposed bill in the Iowa legislature,...

COGS protesters are seen in front of the Old Capitol in Iowa City on Monday, Feb. 6, 2023.

UI COGS protest for higher wages on the Pentacrest

Natalie Miller, News Reporter February 6, 2023

Campaign to Organize Graduate Students, the University of Iowa’s graduate student union, picketed on the Pentacrest Monday afternoon to advocate for higher wages for graduate workers. The picketing...

Members of the University of Iowas gardening club, D.I.R.T., conduct their introductory meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2023.

UI student gardens to open after years of fundraising

Archie Wagner, News Reporter February 5, 2023

The University of Iowa student organization Determined Growers Incorporating Radical Farming will begin planting its on-campus Edible Gardens this spring. The gardens are being planted after several...

Photo illustration by Matt Sindt.

Iowa City residents scammed by UI email offering free baby grand piano

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter February 5, 2023

The false promise of a free grand piano led several Iowa City community members to fall victim to a scam known as phishing. Many UI and Iowa City community members received a scam email from University...

Professor Ibrahim Damir performs a demonstration of a flood prediction during a press conference for the University of Iowa’s new Center for Hydrologic development at the Iowa Flood Center in Iowa City on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023. The center aims to better the ability to predict floods and droughts.

UI increases national reach with new Center for Hydrologic Development

Jack Moore, News Reporter February 1, 2023

The University of Iowa will work on a new Center for Hydrologic Development facility in partnership with the University of Alabama, the UI announced in a press conference on Wednesday. The center...

Old Museum of Art is seen across the Iowa River on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023. (Shuntaro Kawasaki/The Daily Iowan)

UI Old Museum of Art renamed to Performing Arts Annex

Sydney Libert, News Reporter January 31, 2023

The University of Iowa is preparing to have the Division of Performing Arts take center stage in the former Museum of Art. The Old Museum of Art will now go by the interim name Performing...

Dance Marathon captains participate in the captains line during Dance Marathon at the Iowa Memorial Union at the University of Iowa in Iowa City on Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022. The fundraiser was held virtually with limited in-person participants.

Q&A with UI Dance Marathon Executive Director

Natalie Miller, News Reporter January 31, 2023

For the first time since 2020, the University of Iowa’s Dance Marathon will be held in-person and back to pre-COVID style. This year’s Executive Director Raginya Handoo, a UI fourth-year student,...

First-year students wait to listen to speeches during convocation at the University of Iowa’s Pentacrest on Sunday, Aug. 21, 2022.

UI first-year students left behind in federal loan forgiveness program

Grace Katzer, News Reporter January 31, 2023

When the Biden Administration announced its student loan forgiveness program, many University of Iowa students and graduates were excited at the possibility of having up to $20,000 of their loans forgiven. However,...

The English-Philosophy Building at the University of Iowa is pictured on April 5, 2021.

Iowa City Transit adds bus stop at English Philosophy Building

Jack Moore , News Reporter January 26, 2023

The Iowa City Transit stop at the University of Iowa English-Philosophy Building is returning after it was decommissioned in 2021.  The stop will be located in the 200 Block of West Iowa Ave.,...

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government meeting at the Iowa Memorial Union in Iowa City on Jan. 24, 2023.

USG passes bill to commit $25,000 to UI Food Pantry

Archie Wagner, News Reporter January 24, 2023

The University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government passed a bill Tuesday to commit $25,000 to the UI Food Pantry from the USG contingency fund.  The contingency fund supports larger scale...

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