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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

Iowa City Police car 988 design in Iowa City on Wednesday, Nov, 16. 2022.

UI students work to bring 988 decals to UIPD vehicles

Liam Halawith, Politics Reporter June 18, 2024

A group of University of Iowa students is working to bring new decals promoting the national suicide hotline number, 988, to police vehicles around Johnson County. The decals were installed on University...

Jun 10, 2024; Uncasville, Connecticut, USA; Indiana Fever guard Caitlin Clark (22) reacts after her third foul against the Connecticut Sun in the second quarter at Mohegan Sun Arena.

Opinion | Women’s basketball fans will watch Team USA in Paris, but Clark’s absence still hurts

Colin Votzmeyer, Managing Summer Editor June 18, 2024

The dust has settled, and Caitlin Clark has officially been excluded from the Team USA women’s basketball squad in the 2024 Paris Summer Olympics making two things clear. First and foremost, it...

Apr 15, 2024; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Kate Martin poses with WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert after being selected with the number eighteen overall pick to the Las Vegas Aces in the 2024 WNBA Draft at Brooklyn Academy of Music.

Former Hawkeye guard Kate Martin trades ‘regular Joe Schmoe’ for Las Vegas Aces

Brad Schultz and Colin Votzmeyer June 18, 2024

Amid the 2024 NCAA women’s basketball tournament, Hawkeye guard Kate Martin predicted she would be a “regular Joe Schmoe” at her career’s conclusion. Instead, she’s now in an energetic role...

A projector runs during the premiere of The Daily Iowan Documentary Workshop’s feature film, Lost In The In-between: Graduating Into 2020, at the Chauncey at FilmScene in Iowa City on Thursday, May 4, 2023. The film follows five Iowa graduates as they find their place in the world post graduation during a global pandemic.

There is a movie for everyone this summer

Charlie Hickman, Arts Editor June 18, 2024

Hollywood is in a transformative period in the wake of last year’s Writer’s Guild of America strike, which began on May 2 and ended on Sept. 27, 2023. With major studios delaying many of their...

The Palestine flag waves during a three-day solidarity event on the Pentacrest in Iowa City on Friday, May 3, 2024. This demonstration was organized by the Iowa City Students for Justice in Palestine.

Pro-Palestinian protestors call on Board of Regents to divest from Israel

Liam Halawith, Politics Editor June 13, 2024

A group of activists called on the Iowa Board of Regents to disclose their investments and divest from any companies that are financially tied to Israel during public comment at the Board of Regents...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark celebrates during an NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 3 LSU at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, April 1, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Tigers, 94-87.

Clark ‘snubbed’ from 2024 Summer Olympics roster

Colin Votzmeyer, Managing Summer Editor June 9, 2024

The Team USA women’s basketball roster for the approaching 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris has been announced, and Caitlin Clark is not on it, sources told basketball insider Shams Charania and The...

Iowa head coach Larissa Libby yells “Go Hawks” as the crowd wishes her a happy birthday during a gymnastics meet between No. 20 Iowa and No. 41 Southern Utah at Xtream Arena in Coralville on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Thunderbirds 195.800 to 195.425. (Isabella Tisdale/The Daily Iowan)

Iowa women’s gymnastics head coach Larissa Libby resigns

Matt McGowan, Pregame Editor May 13, 2024

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.  Iowa women’s gymnastics head coach Larissa Libby resigned Friday, a little over a month after the University of Iowa launched an investigation...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark celebrates after the senior recognition during a basketball game with No. 6 Iowa and No. 2 Ohio State inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, March 3, 2024. The Hawkeyes upset the Buckeyes, 93-83, on senior night.

Closing a historic chapter: Iowa women’s basketball says goodbye to senior class

Cooper Worth, Pregame Reporter May 7, 2024

Iowa women's basketball has closed the page on a legendary chapter. After Iowa's 87-75 loss to South Carolina in the national championship earlier this month, the program said goodbye to its five...

Iowa defensive lineman Noah Shannon celebrates after tackling Nebraska running back Anthony Grant for a loss during a football game between Iowa and Nebraska at Kinnick Stadium on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. The Huskers defeated the Hawkeyes, 24-17.

‘All I want is a shot’: Noah Shannon hopes to achieve NFL dreams

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter April 16, 2024

Last August, Iowa football defensive lineman Noah Shannon was gearing up for his sixth and final season in a Hawkeye uniform. Then, it all came crashing down. Although he redshirted his first year,...

Iowa guard Kate Martin smiles during a basketball game between No. 4 Iowa and Illinois inside a sold-out Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2024.

Las Vegas Aces select Kate Martin in second round of WNBA Draft

Trey Benson and Kenna Roering April 15, 2024

Kate Martin is headed to the WNBA. After six years with the Iowa women’s basketball team, Martin was selected by the Las Vegas Aces with the 18th overall pick in Monday night’s WNBA Draft. The...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark celebrates a win during a women’s basketball game between No. 3 Iowa and Maryland at a sold-out Xfinity Center in College Park, Md., on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Terrapins, 93-85.

Indiana Fever selects Caitlin Clark as No. 1 overall pick in WNBA Draft

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor April 15, 2024

In second grade, Caitlin Clark was tasked with writing down her life goals:  Own a restaurant. Win the lottery. Earn a basketball scholarship. Meet Maya Moore.  But there’s one dream she...

Iowa guard Tony Perkins drives to the lane during a men’s basketball game between Iowa and Illinois in Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, March 10, 2024. Illinois beat Iowa 73-61.

Former Iowa guard Tony Perkins commits to Missouri

Chris Meglio, Sports Reporter April 15, 2024

Former Iowa guard Tony Perkins has committed to Missouri, per On3 Sports.  Perkins was granted another year of eligibility due to COVID-19, and he chose to use that final year of eligibility with...