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An attendee holds up a sign during a march for abortion rights in Iowa City on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

Opinions Blog | What we’re voting for

November 6, 2022

Luke Krchak, Opinions Contributor Climate Change I voted for the first time this year. The most important issue to me is addressing the climate crisis. Other issues are important, but I think...

Photo illustration of a face mask in Burge Residence Hall on Wednesday Sept. 7, 2022.

Ops Blog | When should we mask up?

DI Opinions Staff October 11, 2022

Peter Anders The COVID-19 pandemic has forced us to do many things we otherwise would prefer not to do. One of the more controversial things we had to do to mitigate the spread of the virus was wear...

Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is drawn up on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020.

Ops Blog | How should we respond to the omicron COVID-19 variant?

DI Opinions Staff December 1, 2021

Shahab Khan (Opinions Columnist): New COVID-19 variant just dropped, I think they are calling it the omicron variant? Hannah Pinski (Opinions and Amplify Editor): You’re right Shahab. It was first...

Ops Blog | What’s the best coffee shop in Iowa City?

Ops Blog | What’s the best coffee shop in Iowa City?

DI Staff November 10, 2021

Hannah Pinski (Opinions and Amplify Editor): Hello everyone, it’s time to taste test the favorite coffee shops of Iowa City: Fix, Cortado, Prairie Lights, Tru, and High Ground. Let’s start with...

The Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine vial on Tuesday, Dec.22, 2020.

Ops Blog | Iowa should focus on getting people vaccinated

DI Opinions Staff November 3, 2021

Hannah Pinski (Amplify and Opinions Editor): Well, to no surprise, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has struck down again against COVID-19 requirements. She recently signed a law that lets Iowa workers seek...

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Ops Blog | Should Iowa Republicans vote for the second proposed redistricting map?

DI Opinions Staff October 26, 2021

Shahab Khan (Opinions Columnist): It looks like that the Iowa state Legislature is voting on a second redistricting map on Oct. 28. What are our thoughts on the map and the chances that it passes? Sophie...

Ops Blog | How will Trump affect the Republican Party?

Ops Blog | How will Trump affect the Republican Party?

DI Opinions Staff October 20, 2021

By DI Opinions Staff Hannah Pinski (Opinions and Amplify Editor): Did you guys hear that former President Donald Trump visited and held a rally in Des Moines on Oct. 9? Sophie Stover (Opinions Columnist): I...

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Ops Blog | What’s going on with Iowa redistricting?

DI Opinions Staff October 13, 2021

Sophie Stover (Opinions Contributor) – Last week, Iowa Senate Republicans rejected the first map proposed by the nonpartisan Legislative Services Agency. How do we feel about this move, and what’s...

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Ops Blog | Iowa deserves new representation in Congress

DI Opinions Staff September 27, 2021

Shahab Khan (Opinions Columnist) : So, Sen. Chuck Grassley decided to run for an 8th term. Yassie Buchanan(Opinions Columnist) : Wow, I’m surprised he still wants to run at 88 years old. Hannah...

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Ops Blog | Will the UI Undergraduate Student Government vaccine incentives work?

DI Opinions Staff September 20, 2021

Hannah Pinski (Opinions editor) - Hey guys, did you hear the University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Government is offering vaccine incentives to students? The program is open to students who have...

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