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Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany - April 17, 2018: Many coins of various cryptocurrencies

Opinion | Potential cryptocurrency investors should be wary

Peter Anders, Opinions Columnist July 28, 2021

In June 2021, the popular online gaming group FaZe Clan was accused of engaging in a cryptocurrency scam known as “Save the Kids”, which was the name of the cryptocurrency being promoted by the...

Students sit and wait for 15 to 30 minutes after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine in the Iowa Memorial Union at the University of Iowa on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

Opinion | We need all students to be vaccinated

Sophia Meador, Opinions Columnist July 27, 2021

As students prepare to come back to the University of Iowa, there is an optimistic attitude for the upcoming academic year than the previous year, which was centered around COVID-19. The university...

Opinion | Iowa City can once again be a ‘city of the arts’

Opinion | Iowa City can once again be a ‘city of the arts’

Luke Krchak, Opinions Columnist July 27, 2021

With theatre productions coming back to live venues, Iowa City can reassert itself as a city of the arts. It has been over a year since the COVID-19 pandemic shut things down completely. As more...

An apartment building is seen in Iowa City on Saturday, April 21, 2018.

Opinion | Want to make Iowa City more affordable? Build more high-rises

Shahab Khan, Opinions Columnist July 25, 2021

Renting in Iowa City is a nightmare. Reviews of dominant companies such as Apartments at Iowa or Apartments Near Campus reveal horror stories about roach-infested apartments, broken appliances, and...

University of Iowa freshman line up for food and drinks outside the President's Mansion during the OnIowa President's Block Party on Sunday, August 19, 2018. OnIowa events help incoming university students engage and settle into their new environment.

Opinion | UI sophomores: college is just beginning

Sophia Meador, Opinions Columnist July 21, 2021

For many, the transition from high school to college is uncomfortable. Leaving the comfort of home behind and facing the uncertain futures is a challenge on its own. But for the University of Iowa...

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

Opinion | UI COVID-19 policy will work only if there is a way to enforce it

Hannah Pinski, Opinions Editor July 21, 2021

With the expectations of a return to a traditional semester, the University of Iowa’s new COVID-19 policy seeks to provide “a robust student experience typical of a Big 10 public research university.” However,...

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Opinion | Statute of limitations on sexual assault do not bring justice

Samuel O’Connor, Opinions Columnist July 20, 2021

There should not be a statute of limitations on sexual assault in this state or any other. The existence of a statute of limitations — for some crimes — is reasonable. It limits the state’s...

Students are seen studying on the first floor of the UI Main Library on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017.

Opinion | The culture surrounding pre-health classes needs to change

Yassie Buchanan, Opinions Columnist July 20, 2021

Most University of Iowa students taking pre-health and STEM classes have fallen victim to multiple weed-out courses. Instead of fostering an environment where students can learn and grow their passions...

Pile of white pills or capsules on yellow background

Opinion | How the government can lower drug prices

Shahab Khan, Opinions Columnist July 19, 2021

One of the heartbreaking realities of the United States health care system is that sick people must pay exorbitant amounts of money to obtain life-saving medication. We have heard countless tragedies...

Bangkok, Thailand - June 10, 2019 : iPhone 7 showing its screen with Netflix and other video streaming applications.

Opinion | Twitch needs to ban gambling from its website

Peter Anders, Opinions Columnist July 19, 2021

Twitch saw an explosive period of growth over the last twelve months as a result of the lockdown brought on by the outbreak of COVID-19. But a recent controversy over gambling shows the problems that...

Opinion | We need Disability Pride Month

Opinion | We need Disability Pride Month

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist July 18, 2021

July’s celebration of disability pride is one of the many awareness months that deserves more media and societal awareness. More recognition of disability pride can increase the confidence of people...

Watering vegetables and herbs in raised bed. Fresh plants and soil.

Opinion | Iowa City needs to implement more public gardening to grow locally

Luke Krchak, Opinions Columnist July 18, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred people to try new things, but a hobby that needs attention is gardening, specifically in the Iowa City community. Iowa City could use more than four community gardens,...

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