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Sebastian (left) and David (right) Jackowski sit inside the living room of Davids house on Linn Street on Monday, April 16. Their brother Kamil died last year at an out-of-state formal for his fraternity. April 30 marks the one-year anniversary of his death. Its not as much gloom and doom anymore as it is looking back on things we can celebrate and be happy about, which is a great feeling to have, David said. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Remembering Kamil Jackowski one year later

Grace Pateras, [email protected] April 17, 2018

People who knew Kamil Jackowski say he was a great friend, selfless, and a natural leader. He was handsome, and his smile could instantly change the mood in a room. That’s why when the 19-year-old...

Community members make their way into the Newman Catholic Community Center during a service for University of Iowa freshman Kamil Jackowski on  Tuesday, May, 2, 2017. Jackowski died Sunday morning at Sigma Chi’s formal at Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri. There will be a candle light vigil for Jackowski and Sean Wu, who died in April, tonight at 10 p.m. at the Iowa Memorial Union. (The Daily Iowan/Joseph Cress)

Sadness and the memory of a smile

The Newman Catholic Student Center was silent, other than the voice of a priest and the low, sporadic whirr of flickering candles — the air was thick with heartache for Kamil Jackowski, a UI freshman...

Photo courtesy of the Daily Herald.

Community shares Jackowski memories

Throughout the day Monday, memories of University of Iowa freshman Kamil Jackowski continued to circulate across social media within the UI and Iowa City community. In addition to a viral GoFundMe...

Iowa greek leaders announce alcohol ban

Iowa greek leaders announce alcohol ban

In light of a student death this weekend during a fraternity formal event in Lake of the Ozarks, University of Iowa greek leaders issued a statement banning all Panhellenic and Interfraternity Council...

Contributed photo via Kamil Jackowski GoFundMe

GoFundMe and more helps remember UI freshman

May 1, 2017

By Daily Iowan staff  [email protected] UPDATE (1:24pm): A petition to retire his high school football jersey, #1, has been circulating social media. Jackowski attended John Hersey High School...

DI staffer details finding white supremacy card

DI staffer details finding white supremacy card

On Wednesday afternoon, it was reported that a white supremacy card was found in the University of Iowa main library. A photo of the card circulated on social media. A Daily Iowan reporter who works...

The cast of Global Express wait onstage at the Theatre Building on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. In its 14th year, Global Express presents face-paced stage readings of literary works. (The Daily Iowan/Courtney Hawkins)

International Writing Program, theater ride Global Express

September 14, 2016

At the Theater Department’s Global Express event, writers in the International Writing Program see their works on stage in ways they never anticipated. By Claire Dietz  |  [email protected] Three...

Radio legend and former Daily Iowan Editor-in-Chief Dottie Ray dies at 93

Radio legend and former Daily Iowan Editor-in-Chief Dottie Ray dies at 93

August 9, 2016

By Girindra Selleck [email protected] KXIC radio legend and former Daily Iowan Editor-in-Chief Dorothy “Dottie” Ray died at the age of 93, a report from the radio station said Tuesday. The...

Literary lion McPherson dies

Literary lion McPherson dies

July 28, 2016

By Girindra Selleck [email protected] James Alan McPherson, a professor emeritus at the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and the first black author to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction, passed away...

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