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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 quarterback Deacon Hill completes a drill during an Iowa football spring practice at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Iowa quarterbacks Deacon Hill and Marco Lainez making the most of borrowed time

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter April 20, 2024

As the hit Panic! At The Disco song, “High Hopes,” blared over the loudspeakers at Kinnick Stadium during Iowa football’s open spring practice, many of the fans in attendance shared the same...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds speaks during Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Caucus Night Watch Party at the Sheraton in West Des Moines on Monday, Jan. 15, 2024. Republican voters assembled statewide to participate in the caucuses despite the cold and extreme winter weather across the state. Former President Donald Trump won the caucuses in a dominant and early fashion with 51 percent support from Republicans while DeSantis trailed in second with 21 percent as of 11:15 p.m. Around 250 people showed up to listen to DeSantis. (Ayrton Breckenridge/The Daily Iowan)

Where are Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ legislative priorities now post-session?

Natalie Miller, Politics Reporter April 20, 2024

With the Iowa Legislature adjourning for the year early Saturday morning, Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds’ priorities saw marginal success with several crossing the finish line and only a handful cut by legislative...

A person exits the State Law Library during the first day of the 2024 Iowa legislative session at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024. The Republicans have 64 seats in the house and the Democrats have 36.

Bill to cut dozens of Iowa’s boards and commissions headed to governor

Liam Halawith, Politics Editor April 19, 2024

Iowa Senate lawmakers approved a bill that would eliminate 67 of Iowa’s 256 boards and commissions, including the state Child Care Advisory Committee and the Iowa Council on Homelessness.  The...

The Daily Iowan Headliners | Worst Impressions

DI Staff April 19, 2024

This video was directed by Emily Nyberg with videography by Emily Nyberg and Cody Blissett, editing by Cody Blissett. The Daily Iowan Headliners is produced by Natalie Dunlap, Jami-Martin Trainor...

Lawmakers sit in the house chamber during the first day of the 2024 Iowa legislative session at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024.

With adjournment around the corner, Iowa lawmakers consider tax overhaul

Liam Halawith, Politics Editor April 18, 2024

As lawmakers move toward adjournment this weekend, Senate lawmakers advanced a tax omnibus bill that would, among other changes to tax processes, decrease the state’s income tax rate to 3.8 percent...

The Indigo Girls perform at the Englert Theatre in Iowa City on Wednesday, April 17, 2024.

Photos: Indigo Girls live in Iowa City at the Englert Theatre

Ethan McLaughlin, Photojournalist April 18, 2024

Hundreds of Iowa City community members filled the Englert Theatre for a sold-out show headlining the Indigo Girls on Wednesday, April 17, 2024. Once fans made their way into the theatre, the show opened...

Villanova transfer Lucy Olsen commits to Iowa womens basketball

Villanova transfer Lucy Olsen commits to Iowa women’s basketball

Jami Martin-Trainor, Managing Digital Editor April 17, 2024

Villanova transfer Lucy Olsen has officially committed to Iowa, potentially filling a gap left behind by seasoned seniors graduating from the program. A high-scorer who has been compared to Iowa's...

Pagliai’s Pizza is seen in Iowa City on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2023.

IC City Council passes first consideration on Pagliai’s Pizza building’s historic landmark status

Jack Moore, News Editor April 16, 2024

Iowa City City Council unanimously approved first considerations on Tuesday to make the Pagliai’s Pizza building a historic landmark.  The building's owner has contested the decision because...

Martha Gordon practices yoga in her studio in Iowa City on Thursday April 11, 2024. Gordon has practiced yoga in Iowa City for over 20 years. (Shaely Odean/The Daily Iowan).

Mirrors, mats, and a change in mindset: How yoga shaped my life beyond the mat

Avi Lapchick, Arts Editor April 16, 2024

When I first met my yoga instructor Martha Gordon last August, I arrived at her weekly hot yoga class physically and mentally unprepared for how her practice would change my life. I had done yoga only...

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 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 Caitlin Clark gestures toward the crowd during a basketball game between No. 6 Iowa and No. 2 Ohio State at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, March 3, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Buckeyes, 93-83.

Where to watch Iowa women’s basketball’s Caitlin Clark headline the 2024 WNBA Draft

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor April 14, 2024

Iowa women’s basketball star Caitlin Clark is projected as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2024 WNBA Draft. The top pick is held by the Indiana Fever, who have been posting on social media and teasing...

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