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Letter to the Editor | Local clergy address overturn of Roe v. Wade

Letter to the Editor | Local clergy address overturn of Roe v. Wade

Iowa City clergy members July 2, 2022

On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a person’s right to choose an abortion and maintain bodily autonomy is not a protected right under the U.S. Constitution. As a group of local clergy...

The Old Capitol is seen in Iowa City, Iowa on April 14, 2022.

Letter to the Editor | Reflections on the UI

June 24, 2022

Columns reflect the opinions of the authors and are not necessarily those of the Editorial Board, The Daily Iowan, or other organizations in which the author may be involved. My name is Roy...

Adam Zabner, democratic candidate running for Iowa House District 90, speaks during the University of Iowa Faculty Staff Legislative Forum at the Iowa Memorial Union on Monday, April 18, 2022.

Letter to the Editor | Vote for Adam Zabner in the House District 90 primary

May 16, 2022

Adam Zabner is smart, energetic and connected to our community. Adam is a product of Iowa City public schools. He will be a strong public education advocate. What impresses me the most about Adam is...

Letter to the Editor | Mixed emotions surrounding Mothers Day

Letter to the Editor | Mixed emotions surrounding Mother’s Day

May 5, 2022

I have two healthy children, and great relationships with my mom and my mother-in law. A family member selflessly volunteered to be the gestational carrier for one of our children. So why does a part...

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.

Letter to the Editor | Vote for Janice Weiner in the June 7 primary

May 4, 2022

I have known Janice Weiner since we both ran for the Iowa City Community School District School Board in 2016. She had recently moved back to town after a long career serving her country with the Foreign...

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.

Letter to the Editor | Janice Weiner best choice for State Senate

April 27, 2022

Last week in the Northside, yard signs popped up for somebody I’ve never heard of, who is apparently running for the Iowa state Senate against our City Councilor Janice Weiner. Weirdly, all of the...

Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, speaks to students during her visit to the University of Iowa at the Iowa Memorial Union on Wednesday, April 13, 2022. Iowa Young Americans for Freedom organized the event.

Letter to the Editor | Miller-Meeks needs common sense

April 14, 2022

Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks’ recent statement about common sense would make sense if she demonstrated it in her votes. She recently disparaged Democrats and said she was, “…doing everything...

Letter to the Editor | It’s disappointing to be a Hawkeye

Letter to the Editor | It’s disappointing to be a Hawkeye

March 3, 2022

My pride as a University of Iowa alumna is typically front and center. But this week, I was disappointed and not proud to be a Hawkeye as they stood by in silence and let some of their female athletes...

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Guest Opinion | The Doctor is In: Avoiding ADHD substance abuse

February 27, 2022

Stimulant medications such as Adderall, Vyvanse, and Ritalin are effective treatment options for ADHD and other hyperactivity disorders. However, an increasing number of college students are misusing...

A gavel and a document outlying the First Amendment are pictured.

Letter to the Editor | We need First Amendment training

February 23, 2022

Recently, *The Daily Iowan* sat down with University of Iowa President Barbara Wilson to discuss, among other things, her thoughts on the new mandatory Freedom of Speech training on campus. Wilson...

Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, speaks during a press conference at Dahl Old Car Home in Davenport on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021. Bettendorf business owner Kyle Kuehl will challenge Miller-Meeks in the 1st Congressional District for the Republican nomination in the upcoming 2022 election.

Letter to the Editor | Miller-Meeks stirs division

February 9, 2022

It was a revelation to me when I heard Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks made a definitive statement on the House floor that COVID-19 leaked from a Wuhan lab. From what I’ve read, no one knows the genesis...

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds delivers the Condition of the State Address at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa, on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. During the State Address, Reynolds spoke about childcare, Iowa teachers, material taught in schools, unemployment, tax cuts, and more.

Letter to the Editor | Reynolds and Iowa Republican’s tax policy hurts Iowans

February 7, 2022

Iowans are hardworking people who take pride in their jobs. But fewer Iowans are working today than when Gov. Kim Reynolds took office. There aren't enough workers to keep schools, hospitals, and small...

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