The Daily Iowan

Jason O’Day is a columnist at The Daily Iowan. He writes about political and social issues with a focus on personal liberty. He’s a junior at the UI, majoring in journalism and political science.

Jason O'Day, Columnist

Jun 25, 2020
Opinion | Cutting ties with Iowa City police department too simple an answer to complicated problem (Story)
Jun 25, 2020
Opinion | Teachers need better safety protections when schools reopen (Story)
May 13, 2020
Opinion: Let’s play ball (Story)
Apr 30, 2020
Opinion: Deregulation will cure any pandemic (Story)
Apr 21, 2020
Opinion: Lawmakers should check Iowa governor’s emergency powers (Story)
Apr 08, 2020
Opinion: Kim Reynolds is right to refrain from shelter-in-place order (Story)
Mar 04, 2020
Opinion: Rash pundit predictions skew voter perception and are bad for our politics (Story)
Feb 23, 2020
Opinion: Iowa parents deserve to have input on what their children are taught (Story)
Feb 10, 2020
Opinion: The 2020 caucuses were bad, but 2012 was even worse (Story)
Feb 09, 2020
Obsession with celebrities and their deaths has gone too far (Story)
Feb 05, 2020
Opinion: A national referendum wouldn’t solve problems, it would create them (Story)
Jan 27, 2020
Opinion: Trump is an accomplished conservative, and deserves to be renominated (Story)
Jan 22, 2020
Opinion: Hawkeyes should be allowed to protect themselves and others (Story)
Jan 21, 2020
Opinion: Let people enjoy the music they like (Story)
Dec 11, 2019
Opinion: OK, ‘Boomer’ and other generational labels serve no purpose (Story)
Dec 08, 2019
Opinion: Iowa ethanol subsidies aren’t worth getting burned (Story)
Dec 03, 2019
Opinion: How we got the presidential primary system, and why it needs to change (Story)
Nov 20, 2019
Opinion: Obsessing over political news is unhealthy and unhelpful (Story)
Nov 17, 2019
Opinion: Iowa should reconsider the death penalty in case of homicide (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Opinion: Tipping and restaurant etiquette from the perspective of a server (Story)
Nov 05, 2019
Opinion: Even Obama isn’t for political correctness (Story)
Oct 28, 2019
Opinion: Facebook needs to be a bastion of free expression (Story)
Oct 27, 2019
Opinion: Conspiracy theories are hurtful to public discourse (Story)
Oct 21, 2019
Opinion: Health-care freedom is better than free health care (Story)
Oct 14, 2019
Opinion: Iowa should follow California’s lead on college-athlete compensation (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
64 is a 10/10 (Story)
Oct 07, 2019
Opinion: There are plenty of bipartisan ways to make Iowa schools safer (Story)
Sep 30, 2019
Iowans’ defense of Carson King beats offensive media (Story)
Sep 26, 2019
Opinion: Nuclear energy is the best alternative to fossil fuels (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
Opinion: Library lights shouldn’t leave UI students in the dark (Story)
Sep 15, 2019
Opinion: Excessive partying isn’t worth the trade-offs (Story)
Sep 13, 2019
Opinion: Only one of Trump’s GOP re-nomination challengers is worth considering (Story)
Sep 08, 2019
Opinion: Getting a job now prepares students for the future (Story)
Sep 04, 2019
Opinion: Cheaper textbooks won’t solve broader cost problems (Story)