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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist

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Email: [email protected]

Ally Pronina is an opinions columnist at The Daily Iowan. She is going into her fourth semester working at the DI and is a junior majoring in psychology and journalism. She loves political commentary, taking a stance on social issues, telling the stories of ordinary people, and somehow finding a way to talk about mental health in every single one of her pieces.

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Pro-life demonstrators pray outside of the Emma Goldman Clinic on Thursday, Sept.9,.2021.

Opinion | Clarifying the pro-life stance

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist
October 22, 2021
The Ped Mall is seen on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Downtown was quiet during the first weekend after spring break as classes have been moved online and the bars closed due to coronavirus.

Opinion | Focus on the town, not the nation

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist
December 2, 2020
Opinion | Keep the threats to yourself

Opinion | Keep the threats to yourself

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist
November 19, 2020
Police officers walk past as National Guard members monitor activity surrounding Philadelphia City Hall on October 30, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In response to widespread unrest in the aftermath of Walter Wallace Jr.'s death, the National Guard arrived this afternoon to various locations throughout the city. The 27-year-old Walter Wallace Jr, a father of nine children, who Philadelphia police officers claimed was armed with a knife, was fatally shot by at least 14 total rounds.

Opinion | Mental health isn’t political

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist
November 9, 2020
Waiting and voting. As seen on Nov. 3, 2020. at the Wilton Community Center 1215 Cypress St.

Opinion | Take a break

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist
November 4, 2020
The Old Capitol is seen on Thursday, March 12, 2020.

Opinion | Diversity deserves celebration

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist
October 20, 2020
University of Iowa Director of Orientation Services, Tina Arthur in front of Burge Residence Hall on Monday, August 17th, 2020. The university is currently attempting to adjust their housing and orientation plans around the Coronavirus pandemic to maintain health and safety.

Opinion | Isolation dorms need to change

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist
August 26, 2020
Kobe Boyce of Lake Dallas High School poses for photos with his parents David Boyce and Mary Flowers Boyce after signing his letter of intent to play football at the University of Texas during signing day at Lake Dallas High School on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. (Vernon Bryant/Dallas Morning News)

Opinion | It’s okay to not be okay

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist
August 3, 2020
Danforth Chapel is seen on April 19, 2019. Built in 1952, the center is open for students 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday for students.

Opinion | Keep faith in troubled times

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist
June 30, 2020
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