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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

Iowa’s Kalen Walker smiles after setting a meet and personal record time of 6.59 in the men’s 60-meter dash during the Jimmy Grand Alumni Invitational at the Hawkeye Indoor Track Facility on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023. The Hawkeyes hosted Western Illinois and Wisconsin, competing in events including the pentathlon, weight throwing, field events, and various running events at the indoor track.

Iowa track and field starts season by shattering indoor school records at Jimmy Grant Invitational

Mia Boulton, Sports Reporter December 9, 2023

While light snow flurries filled the air on Saturday afternoon, the Hawkeye Indoor Track Facility was heating up. Iowa’s track and field programs made their 2023 indoor debut at the Jimmy Grant...

Protestors leave the Pentacrest during the Transgender Solidarity March in Iowa City on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023. The march began on the steps of the Old Capitol and circled around downtown Iowa City.

UI students, IC residents march in protest of police charges against protester arrests and anti-trans legislation

Roxy Ekberg and Shreya Reddy December 9, 2023

Nearly 100 University of Iowa students and Iowa City residents gathered on the Pentacrest to march through downtown on Friday evening in response to charges filed against nine people this year, six...

The Iowa women’s wrestling team cheers during the Trailblazer Duals between No. 3 Iowa, No. 6 Sacred Heart, No. 13 Presbyterian, and No. 11 Lindenwood at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, Nov. 12, 2023. Iowa women’s wrestling made history on Sunday, hosting the first women’s wrestling dual in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawkeyes defeated Presbyterian, 44-1, Lindenwood, 43-0, and Sacred Heart, 40-4.

Iowa women’s wrestling set to compete in North Central Collegiate Invitational

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter December 9, 2023

After nearly a month away from the mat, the Iowa women’s wrestling squad will return to action on Dec. 10 in the North Central Collegiate Invitational in Naperville, Illinois. Iowa currently sits...

Iowas Cullan Schriever wrestles No. 11 Angelino Rini during a wrestling dual between No. 4 Iowa and Columbia at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Lions, 38-3. Schriever defeated Rini in overtime, 9-6.

Iowa men’s wrestling continues to figure out lineup in final non conference dual

Isaac Elzinga, Sports Reporter December 8, 2023

Iowa men’s wrestler Cullan Schriever pulled off a 9-6 upset against Columbia’s No. 11 Angelino Rini in the 133-pounder’s season debut.  Schriever confirmed after Iowa’s 38-3 win over Columbia...

Iowa punter Tory Taylor acknowledges fans after a football game between Iowa and Illinois at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Nov. 18, 2023. Taylor punted for 413 total yards, averaging 51.6 per play. The Hawkeyes defeated the Fighting Illini 15-13.

Iowa punter Tory Taylor wins Ray Guy Award

Matt McGowan, Pregame Editor December 8, 2023

After what has been a years-long campaign across Iowa City, Iowa punter Tory Taylor took home the award that the Black and Gold have been clamoring for. No, not the Heisman — although Taylor did...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark shoots the ball during a women’s basketball game between No. 7 Iowa and Wisconsin at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2023. Clark made 9-of-12 field goals. The Hawkeyes defeated the Badgers, 91-61.

Iowa women’s basketball notebook | No. 4 Hawkeyes to open Big Ten play at Wisconsin

Colin Votzmeyer, Assistant Sports Editor December 8, 2023

The No. 4 Iowa women’s basketball team is set to open Big Ten play against the Wisconsin Badgers inside Kohl Center in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sunday. The Hawkeyes are coming off of a 67-58 win...

Iowa Sate guard Tamin Lipsey dribbles the ball after making a steal during a basketball game between Iowa and Iowa State at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2023.

Iowa men’s basketball falls in embarrassing fashion to Iowa State, 90-65, Thursday night in Ames

Matt McGowan, Pregame Editor December 7, 2023

AMES, IA -- Iowa men’s basketball suffered its worst loss of the season Thursday night on the road at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. Falling to the Cyclones, 90-65, the Hawkeyes couldn’t overcome...

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UI grad student studies relationship between ‘The Bachelor’ and its fans on social media

Grace Olson, News Reporter December 7, 2023

A University of Iowa graduate student is conducting research on the relationships people create with influencers, with an emphasis on past and present contestants of the reality TV show “The Bachelor.” Graduate...

Corn stalks line the rows of a field near Ainsworth, Iowa, on Oct. 11. The field is owned by Farmer Mitchell Hora, who uses cover crop and no-till practices.

UI environmental engineering students develop new uses for corn to fight harmful pollutants

Grace Olson, News Reporter December 7, 2023

University of Iowa environmental engineering graduate student David Ramotowski has been developing a process that uses corn to remove harmful chemicals from soil. Ramotowski won the 2023 UI College...

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Two Johnson County EMTs retire after 30-plus years

Roxy Ekberg, News Reporter December 7, 2023

After over 30 years of service, Johnson County first responders Tom Trump and Cory Bonnett retired in November from the Johnson County Ambulance Service. Trump and Bonnett received their “last calls,”...

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UI asks students to fill out survey on artificial intelligence use

Shreya Reddy, News Reporter December 7, 2023

The University of Iowa sent out a survey on artificial intelligence on Nov. 28 to students and faculty to gauge the use of AI at the university. Questions included how much guidance instructors have...

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Former UI student wins BeReal’s ‘Realest Person on Earth’ competition

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter December 7, 2023

University of Iowa alum Alexandra Fenton was recently dubbed the “Realest Person on Earth” after winning a global competition on the social media platform BeReal. BeReal is a photo-sharing app,...

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