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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

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Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz speaks with media members during their coverage during day two of Big Ten Football Media Day at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., on Wednesday, July 24, 2024. Coaches and athletes from Iowa, UCLA, USC, Michigan State, Nebraska, and Penn State answered questions from the media.

Photos: Big Ten Media Days, day two

Isabella Tisdale, Visuals Editor July 24, 2024

Big Ten Football Media Days continued at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., on Wednesday, July 24. College Football Playoff Executive Director Rich Clark took the stage at 11 a.m. and took questions...

Big Ten comissioner Tony Pettiti speaks at a press conference during day one of Big Ten Football Media day  at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., on Tuesday, July 23, 2024. Pettiti recognized Iowa Women’s Basketball for their achievements throughout the season during the press conference.

Photos: 2024 Big Ten Media Days, day one

Isabella Tisdale, Visuals Editor July 23, 2024

Big Ten Football Media Days began at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., on Tuesday, July 23. Big Ten commissioner Tony Petitti was the event's first speaker, taking the main podium at 11 a.m. Following...

Kimberly Nguyen picks up a flag to wave during the third day of the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, WI on Wednesday, July 17, 2024. Nguyen traveled from California to show support for former President Donald Trump.

Quiet on the Perimeter: Outside the 2024 Republican National Convention

Emily Nyberg, Photojournalist July 18, 2024

The 2024 Republican National Convention was held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 15-18. Among the crowd attending were 40 Iowa delegates, two of whom took to the main stage. Iowa had a strong showing...

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....

Elijah Mickey, Ben Eastman, Ryan Braverman, and Sayre Satterwhite ride through Guthrie Center, Iowa on Highway 44 on Sunday, June 2, 2024. On day two of the Design, Build and Ride Iowa bicycle tour, participants covered 93 miles with over 2,600 vertical feet of climbing.

Photos: Design, Build, Bike Tour around Iowa

Jordan Barry, Photojournalist July 3, 2024

For six days at the beginning of June, former University of Iowa Art School director and current professor Steve McGuire and his students biked from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Muscatine, Iowa. McGuire and...

Iowa City residents pose for a photo while partaking in the silent disco during the 7th annual Downtown Iowa City Block Party on Saturday, June 22, 2024.

Photos: 7th annual Iowa City Block Party

Shaely Odean, Photojournalist June 23, 2024

The 7th annual Downtown Block Party was held in Iowa City on Saturday from 4:00 to 11:00 p.m. The Block Party included food vendors, a variety of music, and different forms of entertainment. Attendees...

A UAY Dragling performer dances to “Applause” by Lady GaGa during the 53rd annual pride festival in downtown Iowa City on Saturday, June 15, 2024. The event included a parade, performances, and local vendor stations around downtown.

Photos: Iowa City’s 53rd Pride Festival

Isabella Tisdale and Shaely Odean June 15, 2024

The 53rd annual Iowa City Pride Parade & Festival was held downtown Iowa City on Saturday. The event kicked off with a parade and continued with performances from local community members on the main...

Mandi Remington and supporters react to poll results during a watch party for Mandi Remington at The Green House in Iowa City on Tuesday, June 4, 2024. Remington placed third overall, becoming the only non-incumbent in the democratic race to win a nomination.

Photos: 2024 Iowa Primary Election Watch Parties

Isabella Tisdale, Visuals Editor June 4, 2024

Candidates from around Johnson County gathered to watch as results came in for the 2024 primary election on Tuesday. Nominees Mandi Remington, Rod Sullivan, and Lisa Green-Douglass earned the democratic...

Iowa Men’s Wrestling Coach Tom Brands speaks to the crowd during during the dedication ceremony for the University of Iowa’s Goschke Family Wrestling Training Center on Thursday, May 30, 2024.

Photos: Iowa opens new wrestling facility

Ethan McLaughlin, Photojournalist May 31, 2024

Fans and donors gathered to celebrate the ceremonial opening of the University of Iowa’s new Goschke Family Wrestling Training Center on Thursday.  The ceremony opened with words from featured speakers,...

Iowa head coach Dave Dilanni speaks to the Iowa women’s soccer team during an Iowa Women’s Soccer open practice at the Iowa Soccer Complex on Friday, May 10, 2024. Iowa women’s soccer claimed the Big Ten title last year, the second in program history.

Photos: Iowa Soccer open practice

Isabella Tisdale, Photojournalist May 10, 2024

The University of Iowa Soccer team hosted an open practice at the Iowa Soccer complex on Friday. The team had a historic year last year, becoming the first eight seed team to win the big Ten Tournament....

An Iowa eight pulls away from the starting line during the Rowing Exhibition hosted by the Iowa Hawkeyes against the Drake Bulldogs in the Iowa River on Saturday, May 4, 2024. Rain caused officials to cancel the exhibition midway through.

Photos: Iowa rowing exhibition vs. Drake

John Charlson, Photojournalist May 4, 2024

Totaling 17 outright victories in the 2023 Championship season, the University of Iowa rowing team hosted Drake University for their final race in the regular season at the Iowa River in Iowa City on Saturday. The...

Food and drinks are laid out at the Iowa City Students for Justice in Palestine three-day solidarity event on the Pentacrest in Iowa City on Friday, May 3, 2024 (Emma Calabro/The Daily Iowan)

Photos: Pro-Palestine three-day solidarity event: Day One

Roughly 100 protesters gathered on the Pentacrest for a three-day solidarity event on Friday.  The event was led by activist group Iowa City Students for Justice in Palestine and was in solidarity...