The Daily Iowan

With Arctic winds approaching, Iowa City prepares for extreme cold

Icicles form on the Old Capitol on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019.

Gage Miskimen, Editor in Chief

January 29, 2019

As Arctic weather blasts into the Midwest, the University of Iowa and Iowa City are trying to ease difficulties that cold temperatures may bring. On Monday, the UI announced the cancellation of classes starting from Tuesday at 5 p.m. through Thursday at noon. The Weather Channel states that the temperatures this week may be the coldest the midwest has seen in decades. The reco...

Isakov reflects on career ahead of Englert performance

Isakov reflects on career ahead of Englert performance

June 10, 2016

By Claire Dietz [email protected]   Music has been part of Gregory Alan Isakov’s life since he and his brothers started a metal band in their basement. However, he never anticipated how much those bands in the basement would have an effect on his life later on. “I never thought...

Princes of space/time

Donald Gurnett Department of Physics and AstronomyThe University of Iowa

May 12, 2016

By Stacey Murray  |  [email protected] Tucked between Biology Building East and Seashore Hall on the University of Iowa campus sits an F-shaped building quickly falling into disrepair. The walls blandly reflect a dingy pseudo-color somewhere between yellow and tan. In the lobby are  aging di...

Remembering Nicole Underwood

Remembering Nicole Underwood

Kendrew Panyanouvong, [email protected]

May 12, 2016

Nicole Underwood was just months away from graduating from the University of Iowa School of Social Work before she was killed in a bus accident, but on Wednesday, her family received the diploma she so diligently worked for. On Dec. 28, 2015, the UI senior was traveling inbound to Chicago. The chart...

Mills to leave and not leave

(Via Facebook)

Katelyn Weisbrod, [email protected]

May 12, 2016

After four years of being an undergraduate, three years of serving in the University of Iowa Student Government, and a year as UISG president, Liz Mills will say goodbye to the UI. She will not be going too far, though. Mills said she plans to stay in Iowa City next year and possibly work a university...

Chasing songs, not pigskins: Former Hawkeye football player Omar Truitt moved from the field to the recording studio

Omar Truitt records in his studio, downtown Iowa City on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. Truitt is a former Hawkeye football player. (The Daily Iowan/Mary Mathis)

Cassandra Santiago, [email protected]

May 12, 2016

In high school, Omar Truitt was “The Man.” He played baseball and basketball, ran track, and graced the football field all four years as a defensive back, wide receiver, and quarterback. His senior record boasts 40 tackles, 10 pass breakups, 6 interceptions, and 1 touchdown on defense. ...

In search of the Bible: UI professor Robert Cargill to read from ‘The Cities that Built the Bible’ May 15.

In search of the Bible: UI professor Robert Cargill to read from 'The Cities that Built the Bible'  May 15.

Claire Dietz, [email protected]

May 12, 2016

Nicole Kidman isn’t an expert on The Bible, but she did help one. While teaching a class at Pepperdine University, a student asked Robert Cargill if he would meet a friend interested in the course. She was concerned her friend would “be way too distracting” for the class. He met the friend, ...

Dancing through the advent of spring: University of Iowa Youth Ballet and School of Dance to present Spring Concert Friday through May 15

Performers rehearse at Space Place Theater located in North Hall on Tuesday, May 9, 2016. University of Iowa Youth Ballet and School of Dance is performing this weekend. (The Daily Iowan/Peter Kim)

Tessa Solomon, [email protected]

May 12, 2016

Ushering in the end of the spring semester — and the beginning of summer — the University of Iowa Youth Ballet and School of Dance will present the Spring Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday in Space/Place. Students of all age ranges will demonstrate their choreography for family, friends, teachers, and...

Staving off finals stress

Staving off finals stress

Kaylyn Kluck, [email protected]

May 9, 2016

  University of Iowa staff are encouraging students to take a moment to breathe amid their hours spent reviewing course material, making flashcards, and worrying over final exams this week. Everything from free food to massage chairs to therapy dog sessions are being offered on campus to encourage...

Music to final by

Music to final by

Alex Kramer, [email protected]

May 9, 2016

It comes in stages: shock, denial, anger, bargaining, depression, testing, acceptance (of that grade). Finals week is upon us. There will be poisons of choice (caffeine), there will be stacks on stacks (final papers), and there will be the stages listed above, though they may come in waves and in varying...

Latham Fellowship students show off science projects

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

Tom Ackerman, [email protected]

May 9, 2016

A group of scholars is working to spread science to the masses. University of Iowa students in the Latham Fellowship Program demonstrated their projects last week, an initiative that is encouraging community outreach and engagement with young scientists. Students were able to freely choose the topics...

DITV: QuadChella

DITV: QuadChella

May 9, 2016

As the University of Iowa prepares to remove its oldest residence hall from campus, students living in it say goodbye with a "QuadChella" event. Students gathered in the outside common area of the building to play games and celebrate. "We realized its the last year and we wanted to celebra...