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IC police, FBI say Owens incident not a hate crime

IC police, FBI say Owens incident not a hate crime

May 17, 2016

By Girindra Selleck [email protected] After more than two weeks of tension about a fight involving UI freshman Marcus Owens that was initially believed by many to be racially motivated,...

Iowa freshman Marcus Owens speaks to The Daily Iowan reporters in Iowa City on Thursday. Owens is the victim of an alleged hate crime that occurred outside of Eden Lounge in downtown Iowa City. Local law enforcement is currently investigating the incident. (The Daily Iowan/Joshua Housing)

Owens speaks out on attack

“Don’t touch my brother” was the last thing Marcus Owens said he heard before he was punched in the eye, then the mouth, which brought him down to the ground. He was then kicked, punched, and beaten. Owens,...

Attack highlights racial tensions

Attack highlights racial tensions

DI Staff, [email protected] May 5, 2016

  What started in a narrow, graffiti-lined alleyway outside the downtown bar Eden evolved into a news report from another state, a trending topic, and later, a hate-crime investigation. Marcus...

A strategic planning forum takes place in the 2nd Floor Ballroom at the Iowa Memorial Union on May 4, 2016. (The Daily Iowan/Karley Finkel)

Community members blast UI on racism during strategic planning forum

The University of Iowa community voiced its frustrations with discrimination to officials, talking about an alleged hate crime and sharing personal examples of how prevalent racism is on campus at an all-campus...

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Reed: #ExplainIowa

May 5, 2016

Keith Reed [email protected] Much has happened this past week, and I can foresee more on the docket for the next week or so. Marcus Owens, a black University of Iowa student, was jumped in an...

The University of Iowa campus looking west from Old Capitol and the Pentacrest.

Brown: Always too little, too late

May 5, 2016

Marcus Brown [email protected] On April 30, UI freshman Marcus Owens was assaulted by individuals he described as “three white males, average height, and approximately 19 to 22 years of age.”...

The University of Iowa campus looking west from Old Capitol and the Pentacrest.

UISG responds to #ExplainIowa, UI released timeline

May 4, 2016

UPDATE: The university has released its timeline of events on Twitter.           ORIGINAL: The University of Iowa Student Government released a statement...

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