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The Daily Iowan

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

Voters cheer as Joe Biden concludes his campaign stop at Sherman Middle School in Madison, Wis., on July 5, 2024. Biden officially announced his campaign suspension via social media on Sunday.

Iowa politicians react to President Joe Biden’s announcement to no longer seek reelection

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Summer Executive Editor July 21, 2024

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. President Joe Biden announced he would no longer seek reelection in the 2024 presidential race on Sunday afternoon. Biden swiftly endorsed Vice...

A Delta check-in kiosk displays that “Windows did not load correctly” at Palm Springs International Airport after a computer glitch grounded many of the flights in and out of Palm Springs, Calif., July 19, 2024

Iowa City, surrounding areas experience minimal disruptions in global technology outage

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Summer Executive Editor July 19, 2024

With a global technology outage created by a faulty software update, most of Iowa City and the surrounding area reported minimal disruptions to service. Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike issued an...

Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump delivers his nomination acceptance speech during the final day of the Republican National Convention at the Fiserv Forum. The final day of the RNC featured a keynote address by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Trump accepts nomination, recounts assassination attempt

Liam Halawith, Politics Reporter July 19, 2024

Former President Donald Trump formally accepted the Republican nomination for U.S. President on Thursday. His acceptance and speech came on the closing night of the Republican National Convention.  During...

Iowa delegates Jeanita McNulty, Teresa Horton Bumgarner, and David Barker pose for  portraits at the Residence Inn during the third day of the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, WI on Wednesday, July 17, 2024.

Iowa Republicans honored and excited to serve as delegates at Republican National Convention

Roxy Ekberg, Politics Reporter July 18, 2024

MILWAUKEE — With both Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird and Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann speaking on the main stage along with 40 delegates in attendance, the Hawkeye state boosts a heavy presence...

The pedestrian restricted zone is seen during the second day of the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee on Tuesday, July 16, 2024. The four-day convention featured speeches from two Iowan delegates, Brenna Bird and Jeff Kaufman.

Milwaukee draws contradictory crowd on second day of the Republican National Convention

Roxy Ekberg, Politics Reporter July 17, 2024

MILWAUKEE — The second day of the Republican National Convention drew a contradictory crowd to downtown Milwaukee. Vendors, protesters, and Trump supporters gathered outside of the secure perimeter...

Jul 15, 2024; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Jeff Kaufmann, Iowa Gop Chairman delivers a nominating speech for presidential nominee Donald Trump during the first day of the Republican National Convention. The RNC kicked off the first day of the convention with the roll call vote of the states. Mandatory Credit: Jasper Colt-USA TODAY

Iowa GOP Chair nominates former President Donald Trump at Republican National Convention

Liam Halawith, Politics Reporter July 15, 2024

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Iowa GOP Chair Jeff Kaufmann nominated former President Donald Trump during a speech that opened the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee...

July 13, 2024; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Secret Service officers approach Fiserv Forum in preparation for the Republican National Convention. Mandatory Credit: Jasper Colt-USA TODAY

Iowa Republicans, Milwaukee prepare for Republican National Convention

Liam Halawith and Roxy Ekberg July 14, 2024

Milwaukee is bracing for an expected 50,000 people to come to town for the 2024 Republican National Convention. Among those attendees are several delegates and Republican leaders from Iowa.  Republican...

Former President Donald Trump speaks during his caucus night watch party at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines on Monday, Jan. 15, 2024. The former president was shot on Saturday, July 13, 2024, during a campaign rally.

Iowa politicians react to reports of shots fired at Trump rally in Pennsylvania

Liam Halawith, Politics Reporter July 13, 2024

Former President Donald Trump is reportedly “fine” and receiving care at a local medical center in Butler, Pennsylvania, after shots were fired during his campaign rally Saturday evening.  The...

Hancher Auditorium is seen in Iowa City on Wednesday, July 10, 2024. Hancher will put on a variety of shows for the 2024-2025 season including “Hadestown”.

Performing Arts at Iowa announces programming for upcoming academic year

Charlie Hickman and Riley Dunn July 11, 2024

Performing Arts at Iowa is heading into a busy season of musicals, lectures, concerts, recitals, and more. Every branch of Performing Arts at Iowa — Hancher Auditorium, School of Music, Department...

Iowa state representative Christina Bohannan speaks at a fundraising event for democratic candidates Liz Mathis and Christina Bohannan at the Sutliff Farm & Cider House in Lisbon, Iowa. Mathis is pursuing a seat in Iowas 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House while Bohannan is pursuing a seat in Iowas 1st Congressional District in the U.S. House. Bohannan and Mathis spoke about polarization in politics, education, abortion rights, and healthcare at the event. Ive always thought that debate and compromise make us better and stronger as a country, Bohannan said. But what we have right now is not debate and compromise. Its extremism and chaos.

Two Iowa Democratic congressional candidates call for Biden to exit race

Mia O'Connor-Walker and Liam Halawith July 11, 2024

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.  Two Iowa Democratic Congressional Candidates called for Joe Biden to step out of the 2024 Presidential race as pressure mounts from high-profile...

Members of the Iowa student section run to their seats before a football game between Iowa and Iowa State at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022.

Student Seats launches to prevent UI students from online athletic ticket scams

Brad Schultz, Assistant Sports Editor July 9, 2024

Twenty years ago, the process to purchase Iowa Hawkeye game tickets was simple. Fans lined up at the ticket offices of Carver-Hawkeye Arena or Kinnick Stadium hoping they would be one of the few...

Community members leave downtown Iowa City during the first day of the Iowa City Jazz Festival on Friday, July 5, 2024. The festival began on Friday and ran until Sunday with dozens of performances from local and traveling musicians.

Photos: Iowa City Jazz Festival 2024

The 33rd Annual Iowa City Jazz Festival was hosted downtown from Friday, July 5, to Sunday, July 7. The festival included several Jazz artists on the main and other side stages around downtown Iowa City....