The Daily Iowan

Marina Jaimes
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Marina Jaimes is an Opinions columnist and member of the Editorial Board. She previously served as the editor of the section. She is a senior studying political science and criminology. 

marina jaimes, Opinions Columnist

May 12, 2020
Senior Column: It’s true: I survived college without becoming a liberal (Story)
Mar 08, 2020
Opinion: Choose patience over panic as coronavirus reaches Johnson County  (Story)
Feb 23, 2020
Opinion: Occupational licensing hinders workers instead of helping them (Story)
Sep 02, 2019
Opinion: College Republicans school others on political fundraising (Story)
Aug 28, 2019
Opinion: Gabbard’s candidacy sheds light on the right anti-war diplomacy (Story)
Aug 25, 2019
Opinion: Administrative bloat contributes to wasteful spending at UI (Story)
Jul 29, 2019
Jaimes: Puerto Rican officials should fear new standards of accountability (Story)
May 09, 2019
Column: The memory of Mollie Tibbetts moves the UI community forward in gratitude (Story)
Apr 29, 2019
Warren is distracting students with personal and fiscal irresponsibility (Story)
Apr 28, 2019
Jaimes: IPERS: Iowa Democrats’ favorite scare tactic (Story)
Apr 22, 2019
Jaimes: Gabbard’s presidential run is necessary for U.S. politics (Story)
Apr 15, 2019
Jaimes: UI students should demand more of presidential hopefuls (Story)
Mar 25, 2019
Column: Everyone needs to believe Robert Mueller (Story)
Mar 10, 2019
Jaimes: Iowans deserve better than the death penalty (Story)
Mar 05, 2019
Jaimes: Lent and the college Christian (Story)
Mar 03, 2019
Jaimes: Understanding the opinions section (Story)
Feb 24, 2019
Jaimes: Gun control failed Aurora, Illinois (Story)
Feb 20, 2019
Jaimes: Proposed cigarette tax is an unsustainable solution (Story)
Feb 19, 2019
Traditional books offer a more enjoyable experience (Story)
Feb 17, 2019
Jaimes: It’s up to us to exercise our free-speech rights (Story)
Feb 12, 2019
In Their Own Words: How do students feel about a proposed cigarette tax? (Story)
Feb 11, 2019
St. Valentine’s mission is essential to take to heart (Story)
Feb 07, 2019
Jaimes: Is revamping the judicial process in Iowa just partisan politics? Not really. (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
‘Misquoting’ AOC has nothing to do with racism (Story)
Jan 25, 2019
Jaimes: UISG recognizes the need for intellectual diversity. Others should as well. (Story)
Jan 23, 2019
In Their Own Words: What tips should students take into the spring semester? (Story)
Jan 14, 2019
Snapstreaks hold more meaning than you’d think (Story)
Jan 14, 2019
Jaimes: Better listen to the white liberal … or else (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
Die Hard may be a classic, just not a Christmas classic (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
Die Hard may be a classic, just not a Christmas classic (Story)
Dec 11, 2018
Jaimes: Porter unfit to represent Johnson County (Story)
Dec 05, 2018
Jaimes: Drake University joins other campuses faced with headlining hoax cases (Story)
Dec 02, 2018
In Their Own Words: Why do Illinois students choose Iowa over in-state universities? (Story)
Nov 26, 2018
Jaimes: Money can buy most things, just not the Governor’s seat (Story)
Nov 14, 2018
Jaimes: Two women made history Nov. 6; only one received national attention for it. (Story)
Nov 12, 2018
Jaimes: SNAP benefits fail to meet needs of recipients (Story)
Nov 11, 2018
Hands off my holiday celebration (Story)
Nov 05, 2018
There are better uses for a Bible than as a canvas (Story)
Oct 22, 2018
Jaimes: There is simply no space for incivility in politics (Story)
Oct 15, 2018
Jaimes: Celebrity activism should be criticized on a case-by-case basis (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
Jaimes: Hispanic history month should include an emphasis on Hispanic history (Story)
Oct 04, 2018
Jaimes: Students react to new changes in Mayflower Hall (Story)
Sep 24, 2018
Jaimes: The New York Times learns the value of misinformation and the consequences of it (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
Jaimes: Bipartisan popularity can be achieved through better rhetoric (Story)
Sep 10, 2018
Jaimes: Hubbell takes wrong approach in responding to criticisms (Story)
Sep 03, 2018
Jaimes: Discussion surrounding UI Labor Center closing offers only one opinion (Story)
Aug 28, 2018
Jaimes: There is no politeness in politics. How do we change that? (Story)
Aug 22, 2018
Jaimes: Revisiting Hurricane Maria (Story)
Aug 02, 2018
Jaimes: Democrats may find themselves liking the Koch Brothers (Story)
Aug 01, 2018
Jaimes: Haley is right, we shouldn’t ‘own the libs’ (Story)
Jul 18, 2018
Jaimes: Affirmative action perpetuates racism (Story)
Jun 27, 2018
Jaimes: Immigration debate is worth honest arguments (Story)
Jun 19, 2018
Jaimes: Conflict continues to surround Turning Point USA (Story)
Jun 13, 2018
Point/counterpoint: Is Iowa’s voter ID-law beneficial? (Story)
May 09, 2018
Jaimes: Handling conservatism on campus (Story)
Apr 30, 2018
Jaimes: Reynolds faces criticism for response to sexual-harassment scandal (Story)
Apr 25, 2018
Jaimes: Fine line between ‘tokenism’ and racism (Story)
Apr 12, 2018
Jaimes: Where does hate have a home? (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
Jaimes: Broward County Sheriff’s Office and the case for girls and guns (Story)
Feb 05, 2018
Jaimes: Students Give SOTU Thoughts (Story)
Jan 18, 2018
Jaimes: Gov. Reynolds faces liberal hypocrisy (Story)
Dec 05, 2017
Jaimes: Alec Baldwin an unfit role model for Iowa Democrats (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
Jaimes: University Lecture Committee displays liberal bias (Story)
Oct 27, 2017
Jaimes: Why my family chose the GOP (Story)
Oct 19, 2017
Jaimes: Iowa Action exploits cancer patients to push agenda (Story)
Oct 10, 2017
Jaimes: Ending the drug war, abolishing free-speech zones (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
Jaimes: What hasn’t been said about US efforts in Puerto Rico (Story)
Sep 26, 2017
Jaimes: Ernst town hall, an example of growing conflict on college campuses (Story)