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Guest Opinion | Challenging the Extremism of Lt. Colonel Allen West

Guest Opinion | Challenging the Extremism of Lt. Colonel Allen West

December 5, 2022

Should University of Iowa students be required to take a diversity and inclusion course? Should teachers be prohibited from teaching Critical Race Theory (CRT)? Lt. Colonel Allen West, who lectured...

Doctor is In | Making it known: eating disorders in men

Doctor is In | Making it known: eating disorders in men

November 6, 2022

When people think of someone with an eating disorder, most picture a young woman. However, a study completed in 2007 found that males constitute 25 percent of anorexia and bulimia cases. This number...

Jessica Gorzelitz bench presses at Magni Gym in Coralville, Iowa, on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2022.

The Doctor is In | Strength training in young adult women prevents osteoporosis

October 30, 2022

Social media has recently seen a wave of “gymfluencers,” especially young women who promote strength training. Strength training (also known as lifting) has numerous physical, health, and mental...

Janice Weiner, democratic candidate running for Iowa Senate District 45, speaks during the University of Iowa Faculty Staff Legislative Forum at the Iowa Memorial Union on Monday, April 18, 2022.

Guest Column | Our future is at stake

October 19, 2022

Throw a stone into a pond and the waves move out in concentric circles, eventually reaching shores far away.  Imagine Iowa as that pond and an abortion ban as the stone. If the Iowa Legislature bans...

Guest Column | The UI should implement one-stop offices

Guest Column | The UI should implement one-stop offices

October 10, 2022

Imagine you are a first-year college student experiencing a crisis very early into your first semester on campus.  You seek out help and guidance from a care coordinator from Student Care and Assistance....

The Doctor is In | The ingredients in toothpaste and what they mean

The Doctor is In | The ingredients in toothpaste and what they mean

October 2, 2022

For many people, oral health means brushing, flossing, and visiting the dentist twice a year. However, using the right toothpaste is important for your oral health as well. It can be overwhelming...

Guest Opinion | The Food Insecurity problem at the University at Iowa

Guest Opinion | The Food Insecurity problem at the University at Iowa

September 29, 2022

As we start a new year, students will start their new adventure at the University of Iowa. Some students will make new friends, and others will join new clubs. Some students, however, will wonder when...

Guest Column | Standing up for what’s “Right”

Guest Column | Standing up for what’s “Right”

Kyle Clare, University of Iowa College Republicans September 28, 2022

A student slammed his skateboard on a Turning Point USA at Iowa tabling on the University of Iowa Pentacrest on Aug. 23 and refused to leave. A week later, a student flipped the College Republicans table...

Disappointed sad woman holding mobile phone while laying on bed at night.

The Doctor is In | Transient Smartphone Blindness, what is it?

September 25, 2022

In 2016, a physician in the U.K. described two strange cas­es of patients who complained of intermittent blindness in one eye for several months. The pa­tients underwent an expensive workup to no...

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Guest Opinion | The Doctor is in: Alarming stool colors do not have to be scary

September 6, 2022

Everybody poops. Typically, people poop three times a day to three times a week, with a characteristic brown to dark green hue. However, when our stool color changes abruptly or slowly over time, it...

Guest Opinion | The Doctor is in: Relearning your ABCDEs can help diagnose melanoma

Guest Opinion | The Doctor is in: Relearning your ABCDEs can help diagnose melanoma

August 28, 2022

Melanoma is the fifth most common cancer in the U.S, and its incidence has grown over 320 percent in the past four decades. The risk of melanoma increases with age, but it is one of the most common...

Guest Opinion | The University Needs to Look into Renting Scooters

Guest Opinion | The University Needs to Look into Renting Scooters

Meg Doster, News Editor June 16, 2022

The University of Iowa covers more than two thousand acres of land, while Iowa City is over 16 thousand acres of land.   I lived in the dorms when I came to the UI four years ago. Like most...

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