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Concerns raised on voter-ID proposal

Concerns raised on voter-ID proposal

January 20, 2017
Filed under News

With a lack of legislation, a voter-ID proposal may cause more confusion than solution. By Kit fitzgerald [email protected] Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has a proposal for a new voter-ID law, but without an official bill, there has been confusion and misconceptions regarding the plan. S...

‘Never alone’ fuels young patient

‘Never alone’ fuels young patient

January 19, 2017
Filed under Dance Marathon, News

The McCoy family have nothing but love for Dance Marathon. By Kayli Reese [email protected] Many families have been supported through tough times by the love from Dance Marathon at the University of Iowa, and the McCoy family of Cedar Rapids are no exception.Charlie McCoy is 7, and her family ...

Art doesn’t hibernate in winter

Art doesn’t hibernate in winter

December 15, 2016
Filed under Arts

By the Daily Iowan Arts & Culture Staff As the semester winds down and finals wind up, University of Iowa students flock to the library and the IMU to cram in a few more hours of studying. The days seem to grow ever shorter, and the work only continues to pile up. But there is some solace to be...

New leaders to pilot Hawk sports

New leaders to pilot Hawk sports

December 14, 2016
Filed under News

By Anna Kayser [email protected] At the beginning of the new year, the University of Iowa Athletics Department will lose three of its longtime senior staff members who have 100 combined years of service in the school. Paula Jantz, senior associate athletics director, Mark Jennings, associate ...

Guest Opinion: Making America great

Guest Opinion: Making America great

November 13, 2016
Filed under Guest opinion, Opinions

This week is International Education Week, an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of the federal government’s efforts “to promote programs that prepare ...

‘Vote-rigging’ steals the show in 3rd debate

‘Vote-rigging’ steals the show in 3rd debate

October 19, 2016
Filed under News

By Matthew Jack  [email protected] Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump doubled-down on rhetoric that seeks to sow seeds of doubt among American voters about the legitimacy of the 2016 election during the third and final presidential debate Wednesday night. Debate moderator Chris Wa...

UI receives $1 million Zika grant from CDC

UI receives $1 million Zika grant from CDC

September 26, 2016
Filed under News

A UI research team will study the Zika virus and microcephaly through a five-year project. By Addison Martin [email protected] Although the Zika virus is not yet a threat to the Midwestern states, the University of Iowa has been granted money to help rapidly identify microcephaly in fetuses, one of t...

D-backs coming back hungry

D-backs coming back hungry

August 22, 2016
Filed under Football, Sports

By Mario Williams [email protected] By nearly any account the 2015 Iowa football season was a success. One of Iowa’s biggest strengths was the secondary, which consistently shut down opposing passing offenses. However, that doesn’t stop the team from being hungrier than ever. The defe...

Peters to hold fundraising event

Peters to hold fundraising event

April 13, 2016
Filed under Politics, News

Chris Peters, who is running as a Republican in the 2nd Congressional District, will hold a fundraiser later this month with one of Iowa’s representatives. The event, slated for April 23 in Davenport, will feature Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa. Blum represents the 1st District. Peters, a Coralville surgeon ...

Peters to kick off campaign

Peters to kick off campaign

March 30, 2016
Filed under Politics, News

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...

Loebsack should get new GOP opponent

Loebsack should get new GOP opponent

March 23, 2016
Filed under News

Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, could officially face a new Republican opponent Friday, when Coralville surgeon Christopher Peters — a man seen as a darling among some Iowa libertarians — will enter the race for the state’s 2nd Congressional District, aides told The Daily Iowan Tuesday. “We put t...

Hawkeye football players head to combine

Hawkeye football players head to combine

Blake Dowson, [email protected]
February 25, 2016
Filed under Football

Four Iowa football standouts have been invited to compete at the 2016 NFL combine in anticipation of the NFL draft, which starts on April 28. All four Hawkeyes were seniors in 2015: safety Jordan Lomax, center Austin Blythe, defensive end Drew Ott, and kicker Marshall Koehn. Koehn, the ninth-ranked...