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Guest Opinion: Celebrating the anniversary of women’s right to vote

Secretary of State Paul Pate addresses members of the media at the Kim Reynolds watch party at the Hilton in Des Moines on Tuesday Nov. 6, 2018.

June 27, 2019
Filed under Guest Opinions, Opinions

Throughout its history, Iowa has been a place in which women break barriers. Time after time, Iowa women have shown if they set their minds to something, work hard, and believe in themselves, they can accomplish anything. On July 2, we will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Iowans ratifying the 19th...

Peters to kick off campaign

Peters to kick off campaign

March 30, 2016
Filed under News, Politics

Chris Peters, a Coralville surgeon running for the 2nd Congressional District, will kick off his campaign this weekend. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, is the incumbent seeking his sixth term. Peters will stop by Keokuk County Republican Spring Dinner in Sigourney on Friday, where he will speak alongsi...

UI prof prepares pork

CHRIS CURTLAND
September 17, 2009
Filed under News

Food blogger Nick Bergus, who also teaches multimedia at the UI, used to be a vegetarian. But a year and a half ago, he shot a pig between the eyes, butchered it, then ate it. “I expected to feel bad, guilty, sad, some kind of emptiness,” he said Wednesday night at Atlas World Grill, site of the...

GOP still living in Trumpville

Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump, left, speaks as Jeb Bush looks on during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015, in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

September 17, 2015
Filed under News, Politics

By DI STAFF For nearly three-hours, 10 of the top-11 GOP candidates tried to push themselves out of Donald Trump’s shadow. But it is hard to say if any of the candidates did better in Wednesday’s GOP debate than in the August event, said Tim Hagle, a University of Iowa associate professor of politic...

A slow and ponderous way to drive a plot

KELLY DIGGINS
April 6, 2009
Filed under Arts

Film Review: Fast & Furious Fast & Furious fails to excite the viewers, despite trying with all the old parts. Since the 2001 opening of *The Fast and the Furious*, there have been two more installments of the franchise, both missing major characters. Now, with the original cast intact, the p...

Selective memory, hoops’ remedy for reality

Draymond Green (23) and Stephen Curry (30) guard LeBron James (23) during the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at Oracle Arena, in Oakland, Calif. The Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers, 122-103. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Adam Hensley, [email protected]
June 12, 2018
Filed under Sports

Another NBA season has come and gone. And if we’re being honest, many could have predicted which team would have won the Finals from the season’s tip. Golden State was the team to beat. Kevin Durant, Steph Curry, Klay Thompson, and Draymond Green make up the most cohesive four-man unit in the...

Iowa trophy games a wild ride in 2019

Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst speaks during the second day of Big Ten Football Media Days in Chicago, Ill., on Friday, July 19, 2019.

Pete Mills, Assistant Sports Editor
July 23, 2019
Filed under Football, Sports

Iowa football might have to work harder to hold on to the hardware from its trophy games this season. With Big Ten rivals on the rise, the team’s trophy games are all set to be some of the most competitive in recent history. Because all of Iowa’s conference rivalry games — Wisconsin, Minnesota,...

Guest: Celebrating the life of Ponseti

PAUL ETRE - GUEST OPINION
February 3, 2010
Filed under Opinions

Babies from around the world expressed their gratitude to Dr. Ignacio Ponseti by smiling, laughing, and giggling. Little did they realize that because of the Ponseti Method for the treatment of clubfoot, they were saved from a crippling disorder that would have prevented them from leading normal and...

Roundtable Week 2

Roundtable Week 2

September 11, 2015
Filed under Football, Multimedia, Pregame, Sports

The following is an excerpt from the DI's Pregame Podcast. Jordan Hansen, football reporter: I took away that Iowa has a plan for how they want to use their running backs. LeShun had 26 carries for 123 yards … I also think Kirk wants to get Canzeri into open space and use his speed; he had 4 receptio...

Iowa Women’s Basketball Notebook: Iowa preps for season opener

JACOB SHEYKO
November 7, 2013
Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s basketball team just got even smaller. After only three minutes of game time in the Hawkeyes’ exhibition match against Concordia-St. Paul on Nov. 3, in which Nicole Smith scored 2 points and grabbed 2 rebounds, she was taken to the locker room and sat for the rest of the...

UI professor helps find link between climate change, heart disease

The College of Public Health Building is seen on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017.

Annie Fitzpatrick, News Reporter
February 20, 2019
Filed under News

A team of researchers across 10 states, including Iowa, have conducted a study that links congenital heart defects to climate change. These particular findings come from a larger “National Birth Defects Prevention Study” that UI Professor Paul Romitti and his colleagues are a part of. Romitti...

Cervantes: The tired abortion debate

CHRISTOPHER CERVANTES
April 20, 2015
Filed under Opinions

If there is any part of the political experience that I enjoy more than any other, it is seeing two consummate professionals debate one another. There is just something about watching individuals using only their wit and the latest information to state a point and then try to out perform their adversary. At...