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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

Osees fans dance to the music played on stage during the Mission Creek Festival at The Englert Theatre on Saturday, April 6, 2024.

Photos: Mission Creek Festival day three

Local musicians took the stage across Iowa City venues during the third and final day of the Mission Creek Festival on Saturday. In its 19th year, the three-day festival continues to celebrate music...

Iowa guard Kate Martin and Iowa guard Gabbie Marshall answer questions during a day of press conferences and open practices ahead of a NCAA Championship game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 1 South Carolina at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio, on Saturday, April 6, 2024. The Hawkeyes and the Gamecocks face off at 2:00 p.m. CT.

Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship press conferences & open practices

Grace Smith and Ayrton Breckenridge April 6, 2024

The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament held press conferences and open practices ahead of a Championship game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 1 South Carolina at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio,...

North Carolina-based singer-songwriter Indigo De Souza performs at The Englert during the second day of the Mission Creek Festival in Iowa City on Friday, April 5, 2024.

Photos: Mission Creek Festival day two

Emily Nyberg, Kathy Le, and John Charlson April 6, 2024

Local musicians took the stage across Iowa City venues during the second day of the Mission Creek Festival on Friday. The festival also features a variety of literature events including three Literature...

Iowa and UConn react to a foul call during a NCAA Tournament Final Four game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 3 UConn at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday, April 5, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Huskies, 71-69.

Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament – Final Four: No. 1 Iowa vs. No. 3 UConn

Ayrton Breckenridge and Grace Smith April 6, 2024

No. 1 Iowa defeated No. 3 UConn, 71-69, during a NCAA Tournament Final Four game at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio, on Friday. Iowa scored 38 points on turnovers and 10 from second chances....

Iowa pitcher Cade Obermueller throws a pitch during a baseball game between Michigan and Iowa at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City, Iowa. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolverines 3-2 in extra innings.

Photos: Iowa Baseball vs. Michigan

Ryan Paris and Ethan McLaughlin April 5, 2024

The Iowa Hawkeyes hosted the Michigan Wolverines at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City on April 5th, 2024 for the first game of a three-game series. The Hawkeyes walked it off in extra innings to win 3-2. The...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark smiles down at the WBCA Wade Trophy during the award news conference at Rocket Mortgage Field House in Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday, April 4, 2024.

Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament – Final Four press conferences, open locker rooms & open practices

Ayrton Breckenridge and Grace Smith April 4, 2024

The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament held press conferences, open locker room interviews, and open practices ahead of a Final Four game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 3 UConn at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse...

Iowa guard Kate Martin celebrates during an NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 3 LSU at the Hilton Hotel in Albany, N.Y., on Monday, April 1, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Tigers, 94-87.

Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament – Elite Eight: No. 1 Iowa vs. No. 3 LSU

Ayrton Breckenridge and Grace Smith April 2, 2024

No. 1 Iowa defeated No. 3 LSU, 94-87, during a NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y., on Monday. Iowa scored 16 points off turnovers and outscored LSU in the second and fourth...

Thresea Meeks-Mosley displays a sign during South East Iowa’s Transgender Day of Visibility at College Green Park in Iowa City on Sunday, March 31, 2024.

Photos: East Iowa’s Transgender Day of Visibility

Jordan Barry, Photojournalist March 31, 2024

Roughly 100 people gathered at College Green Park on Sunday to recognize East Iowa’s Transgender Day of Visibility. The rally featured several speakers who read poetry, shared personal stories, and...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark answers questions from reporters during a day of press conferences and open locker rooms ahead of a NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 3 LSU at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y., on Sunday, March 31, 2024.

Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament – Elite Eight press conferences & open locker rooms

Ayrton Breckenridge and Grace Smith March 31, 2024

The NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament held press conferences and open locker room interviews ahead of an Elite Eight game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 3 LSU at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y., on Sunday. Iowa...

Michigan State infielder Anna Fox throws the ball to first base to get a force-out on Iowa infielder Tory Bennett during the second of two softball games between Iowa and Michigan State at Bob Pearl Field on Saturday, March 30, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Spartans 1-0.

Photos: Iowa softball vs. Michigan State

Ethan McLaughlin, Photojournalist March 30, 2024

The Michigan State Spartans faced off against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Bob Pearl Field on Saturday, March 30, 2024, for the second and third games of the three-game series in Iowa City. The Spartans took the...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark walks onto the court during a NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 5 Colorado at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y., on Saturday, March 30, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Buffaloes, 89-68.

Photos: NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament – Sweet Sixteen: No. 1 Iowa vs. No. 5 Colorado

Ayrton Breckenridge and Grace Smith March 30, 2024

No. 1 Iowa defeated No. 5 Colorado, 89-68, during a NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen game at MVP Arena in Albany, N.Y., on Saturday. Iowa scored 46 points in the paint and outscored Colorado in every quarter...

Iowa catcher David Cop lunges for the ball as a Minnesota baserunner scores a run during a baseball game between Iowa and Minnesota at Duane Banks Field on Friday, March 29, 2024. The Gophers defeated the Hawkeyes 16-9.

Photos: Iowa baseball vs Minnesota

Ethan McLaughlin, Photojournalist March 30, 2024

The Minnesota Golden Gophers traveled to Iowa City for the first of a three-game series against the Iowa Hawkeyes at Duane Banks Field on Friday. The Gophers defeated the Hawkeyes 16-9. Iowa started strong,...