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Vaccines in Iowa: How are we doing?

As of April 5th, all Iowans are eligible to receive vaccinations. Previously, state guidelines restricted vaccines to high-risk groups such as essential workers, adults aged 65 and up, or people with pre-existing medical conditions. Now that eligibility has expanded, securing an appointment may be a difficult task. (image via Global Gazette)

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Iowa Spring Practice: QB’s duel, youth arrives, and defense shines

Not since Iowa beat Illinois 19-10 on Senior Day in 2019 had the Hawkeyes played in front of home fans outside of friends and family. That streak ended Saturday morning as Iowa held it’s first of two open practices this spring with fans in attendance. Fans arrived as early as before 7 AM to get the first chance to see their Hawkeyes in person since November of 2019. Many were pleased with the results, but it would’ve taken a natural disaster to ruin the moods of the black and gold this weekend. “Certainly is great to be back in Kinnick … Continued

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Michael Sam Could Change Sports Landscape

Let’s not kid ourselves, Michael Sam coming out as gay before the NFL draft is huge. In the aftermath of Sam’s earth shaking revelation, many were quick to applaud Sam for his courage to come out. Others thought that he should have just stayed quiet and go about his business under the radar. Finally, there are those that thought Sam was just looking for some publicity and it does not mean anything. But it does, Sam’s coming out does more for the progress of gay athletes in sports than any other figure in this movement. In the past year, Jason … Continued

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