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Senior Column | Thank you, Daily Iowan

Alexandra Skores, Managing Editor May 10, 2021

Ever since I was little, I wanted to tell a story. My mom will laugh when she reads this, but when I was in elementary school, I wrote my first book, titled, “Where are the puppies?” It was...

Editorial | To new beginnings, for all of us

Editorial | To new beginnings, for all of us

DI Editorial Board May 10, 2021

Roughly 5,300 Hawkeyes will get their diplomas this year, and wow are we ready for it. For Hawkeyes in their last year at the University of Iowa, this May marks new beginnings. But this month, characterized...

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Senior Column | Grateful to be a DI alum

Julia Shanahan, Politics Editor May 10, 2021

If you had told me when I first walked into The Daily Iowan newsroom four years ago that I would eventually stand face to face with Joe Biden for an interview about his sexual assault allegations,...

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Senior Column | It’s good to be different

Shivansh Ahuja, Senior Photojournalist May 10, 2021

As photojournalists, we’re taught to look at everything in front of us through a lens. We’re taught to press a button at the right place and the right time. We’re taught to not make it too bright...

Senior column | Telling others’ stories shaped my own

Senior column | Telling others’ stories shaped my own

Brooklyn Draisey, Projects reporter May 9, 2021

If you asked me in high school what I expected from my future as a college journalist, I would’ve said I could cover complex problems affecting my new home. I was ready to save the world. I definitely...

Senior Column | ‘R&R’ How the pandemic shaped law school applications

Senior Column | ‘R&R’ How the pandemic shaped law school applications

Evan Mantler, Opinions Columnist May 9, 2021

As a junior in college preparing to apply to law school, I never anticipated how massively the pandemic would affect my life, particularly during this year’s law school admissions process. I’m...

Opinion | A reflection after an academic year completed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Opinion | A reflection after an academic year completed during the COVID-19 pandemic

Hannah Pinski, Opinions Editor May 6, 2021

I was in my violin seminar on March 11, 2020 when we received the email that the University of Iowa suspended in-person classes for two weeks following spring break. As my studiomate’s and my phones...

Opinion | Unpaid internships disenfranchise underprivileged populations

Opinion | Unpaid internships disenfranchise underprivileged populations

Yassie Buchanan, Opinions Columnist May 6, 2021

Most employers require some type of experience before hiring, which can be unfortunate for students who can’t afford an unpaid internship. As summer is approaching and most students are finalizing...

An individual waits outside before an away football game on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020 in Downtown Iowa City.

Opinion | Walking is not only cool, but economically sound

Shahab Khan, Opinions Columnist May 5, 2021

Conducting errands in Iowa City without a car is hard. The current walking score for the city is 44 out of 100. This means that if you need to run to the grocery store or want to go shopping, you most...

Northwestern's Jordyn Rudd hits a foul ball during the softball game on Sunday, April 18th, 2021. Iowa defeated Northwestern 5-2.

Opinion | Invest in softball

Sophie Stover, Opinions Columnist May 5, 2021

For the last three years, spring in Iowa has made me feel nostalgic. The weather reminds me of the weekends I spent growing up immersed in the world of softball. Every weekend, my family would spend...

A group of people pose for their portraits and to show their signs on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Iowa Citizens for Community Change held the rally on the Riverside Dr. overpass.

Opinion | Biden’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas pollution by 2030 is the ambitious climate action we need

Grace Hildahl, Opinions Contributor May 5, 2021

When Donald Trump left office, environmentalists and nature lovers across the nation were able to let out a brief sigh of relief. Throughout his term, Trump trampled over and tossed countless environmental...

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Opinion | Take care of yourself during finals week

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist May 4, 2021

A couple months ago in my ADHD and Development Lab, we discussed a study that found college students used more Adderall during finals week than otherwise. We started discussing possible solutions to...

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