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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 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...

Iowa second-year javelin thrower Mike Stein preparing for Olympic Trials

Iowa second-year javelin thrower Mike Stein preparing for Olympic Trials

Brad Schultz, Assistant Sports Editor June 18, 2024

The 2024 Summer Olympics are right around the corner, and Hawkeye javelin thrower Mike Stein is in search of the opportunity of a lifetime. Athletes continue their rigorous training sessions with...

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...

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 Molly Davis waves to fans during a season celebration to honor the Iowa women’s basketball team’s historic run in the NCAA tournament at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City, Iowa, on Wednesday, April 10, 2024. No. 1 South Carolina defeated No. 1 Iowa, 87-75, during an NCAA Championship game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday, April 7, 2024. The Gamecocks finished the season undefeated with 38 wins. The game marks Iowa’s second straight runner-up finish for the title.

Former Iowa women’s basketball guard Molly Davis named graduate assistant at Evansville

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter June 12, 2024

The Iowa women's basketball program continues to see former players succeed. On Wednesday, former guard Molly Davis was named a graduate assistant at the University of Evansville under head coach Robyn...

Pat Angerer named radio color analyst for Iowa football

Pat Angerer named radio color analyst for Iowa football

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter June 10, 2024

The Iowa football radio broadcasting booth is now set. On Monday, former Iowa linebacker Pat Angerer was hired as the new color analyst for Iowa football radio broadcasts to replace longtime analyst...

Iowa’s Austin West competes in the 60-meter hurdles during the 2022 Hawkeye Invitational track and field meet at the University of Iowa Recreation Building on Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. West completed the race with a time of 8.20 seconds. The Hawkeye Invitational hosted Arkansas State, Bradley, Hawkeye Community College, Indian Hills Community College, Iowa Central Community College, Loyola-Chicago, Northern Iowa, South Dakota, UW-Milwaukee, and Western Illinois.

Iowa track and field finishes outdoor season with four All-Americans despite West’s withdrawal

Colin Votzmeyer, Managing Summer Editor June 9, 2024

The Iowa track and field program concluded its 2024 outdoor season with four All-Americans and one disappointing finish at the 2024 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Oregon, over...

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...

Attendees gather for a three-day solidarity event at the Pentacrest in Iowa City on Friday, May 3, 2024. This demonstration was organized by the Iowa City Students for Justice in Palestine.

Iowa City protestors call for Biden to honor “red line”

Liam Halawith, Politics Editor June 8, 2024

More than 60 Iowa City residents gathered at the University of Iowa Pentacrest on Friday afternoon to protest the continued Israeli invasion of Rafah in the ongoing conflict in Gaza.  The protest...

Iowa forward AJ Ediger and Iowa forward Ava Jones walk off the court during an exhibition women’s basketball game between Iowa and Clarke University at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023. The matchup marks Iowa’s first game in Carver-Hawkeye Arena for the 23-24 season. Ediger was out for the game after sustaining a foot injury. Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder said it is a non-contact injury to her foot and Ediger will be back. The Hawkeyes defeated the Pride, 122-49.

Iowa women’s basketball forward Ava Jones medically retires from basketball

Brad Schultz, Sports Reporter June 7, 2024

Iowa women's basketball second-year forward Ava Jones has medically retired from the sport, per an announcement on Friday. Jones will remain on scholarship and continue to attend the University of Iowa...

Iowa all-around gymnast Emily Erb competes on floor 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. Erb scored 9.850 on her floor routine, placing fifth in the meet.

Jen Llewellyn named Iowa women’s gymnastics’ next head coach

Matt McGowan, Sports Reporter June 6, 2024

Less than one month after Larissa Libby’s resignation, the Iowa women’s gymnastics team has found a new head coach in Jen Llewellyn. The announcement Thursday marks the fifth head coach in program...