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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

A parking meter is seen outside of the University of Iowa West Campus Transportation Center in Iowa City on Wednesday, March 2, 2022.

UI students disappointed with proposed parking permit and ticket price increases

Jack Moore, News Editor April 22, 2024

The University of Iowa is asking the Iowa Board of Regents to approve a proposed increase to parking rates and parking tickets this week that would go into effect this fall. The UI proposed a $9 hike...

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds publicly endorses Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis for his 2024 presidential election bid at the River Center in Des Moines on Monday Nov. 6, 2023.

Gov. Kim Reynolds declares Monday ‘Iowa Hawkeyes Women’s Basketball Appreciation Day’

Liam Halawith, Politics Editor April 22, 2024

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds declared Monday “Iowa Hawkeyes Women’s Basketball Appreciation Day” to celebrate the team’s historic season.  Reynolds released a video message on Monday morning...

Iowa defensive back Quinn Schulte looks to tackle Iowa Wide receiver Kaleb Brown during a scrimmage at a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, April 20, 2024. The Hawkeyes held a free open practice for fans.

Conversation creating continuity: How a meal at Pullman Diner changed the fate of the Iowa defense

Chris Meglio, Sports Reporter April 21, 2024

Some of the best conversations happen at the dinner table. For Iowa football, it was a meal at Pullman Diner in downtown Iowa City that ultimately changed the fate of the program. Coming off...

A dancer in traditional regalia performs during the University of Iowa 28th Annual Powwow at the Johnson Country Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

UI’s 28th Annual Powwow showcases Indigenous culture, draws high turnout

Emma Jane, News Reporter April 20, 2024

Dancers in vibrant regalia, the rhythm of drums, and an enduring sense of tradition and achievement filled the University of Iowa's 28th Annual Powwow on Saturday at the Johnson County Fairgrounds. The...

Iowa quarterback Deacon Hill passes the ball to running back Kaleb Johnson during an Iowa football spring practice at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Iowa football spring practice column | Hawkeye offense still in the rebuilding process as transfer portral looms

Matt McGowan, Pregame Editor April 20, 2024

Iowa football head coach Kirk Ferentz summed up his team’s progress over 15 spring practices in one play – a red-zone toss to a wide-open receiver that missed by two feet. This miscue occurred...

Thomas Gilman (left) wrestles Spencer Lee in the 57 kilogram best-of-three championship series during the U.S. Olympic Team Trials at the Bryce Jordan Center April 20, 2024, in State College. Lee won the first bout, 6-3.

Former Iowa men’s wrestler Spencer Lee wins Olympic Team Trials

Kenna Roering, Sports Editor April 20, 2024

Spencer Lee is one step closer to representing the United States in the 2024 Paris Olympics. The former Iowa wrestler and current Hawkeye Wrestling Club member won the Olympic Team Trials at 57...

Speaker of the House, Pat Grassley, R-New Hartford, looks over documents during the first day of the 2024 Iowa legislative session at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024. Grassley has been in the house since 2007.

Iowa lawmakers gaveled out the session Saturday, here’s how leaders’ priorities fared

Roxy Ekberg, Politics Reporter April 20, 2024

With Iowa lawmakers gaveling out the legislative session into the early hours of Saturday, Iowa’s legislative leaders reflected on this tumultuous session.  Lawmakers started the session with...

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...

State representatives stand for a moment of silence for the school shooting that happened in Perry, Iowa, during the first day of the 2024 Iowa legislative session at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines on Monday, Jan. 8, 2024. The shooting took place on Jan. 4.

Iowa Legislature gaveled out Saturday, here’s a look at the state’s budget

Liam Halawith, Politics Editor April 20, 2024

Iowa lawmakers wrapped up the legislative session early Saturday morning, and among the biggest negotiations was the state’s $8.9 billion budget for fiscal 2025. With the budget taking the majority...

Doug Collins and the Receptionists perform at Elrays in Iowa City on Friday, April 19, 2024.

Doug Collins and the Receptionists bring country-pop sound to IC

Kate Wolfe and Sophia Connolly April 20, 2024

Under the signature neon blue light of Elray’s Live and Dive, Doug Collins and The Receptionists stood poised, seemingly oblivious to the rowdy crowd in front of them. Collins took his time as he...

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...

Gov. Kim Reynolds gives the annual Condition of the State address at the Iowa State Capitol, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024.

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signs law helping Boy Scout sexual abuse survivors

Liam Halawith, Politics Editor April 19, 2024

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a bill into law on Friday to alter the state’s statute of limitations for civil sexual abuse cases to narrowly benefit Boy Scout sex abuse survivors who are eligible...

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