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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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Above the Fold: Swifties of Iowa City

Taylor Swift’s music has had a social and economic impact on Iowa City.
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Isabella Tisdale
Charlotte, 7, and Ava, 8, dance to “Shake It Off” during the parTay event at Big Grove Brewery on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023. The event was put on to support 29 local partner agencies of United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties.

Taylor Swift has taken her Era’s tour across all regions of the United States and now it’s gone international. Even though she didn’t have a stop in the state of Iowa, Swifies of Iowa City are celebrating her albums in the local music scene. Follow reporting by

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Above the Fold is hosted and produced by Natalie Dunlap. Stella Shipman reported this story. 

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Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
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Natalie Dunlap is the Assistant Digital Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is the host and producer of the Above the Fold news podcast. She has previously worked as a news reporter, news editor, politics reporter, politics editor, and digital producer for the DI. She is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in English and gender, women's, and sexuality studies. In her free time, she enjoys crocheting while listening to pop culture podcasts.
Isabella Tisdale, Photojournalist
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Isabella Tisdale is a photojournalist for The Daily Iowan and is a senior at West High school. In her free time, she stage manages for the theater program at West High. She plans to double major in political science and journalism.