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On the Record: April 3, 2020

On the Record: April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020

With Iowa in a state of Public Health Disaster Emergency as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, life in the Iowa City and University of Iowa communities looks much different than it did just three weeks ago. UI classes are all online with most events cancelled, local business are starting to feel the...

On the Record: March 13, 2020

On the Record: March 13, 2020

March 13, 2020

What began as a localized story of a contagious disease in Wuhan, China has turned into a global pandemic; a pandemic revolving around the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (also known as COVID-19.) Although thousands of cases have been reported around the world – with China and Italy among the most impacted...

The Cloakroom: The Future of Medical Marijuana in Iowa

The Cloakroom: The Future of Medical Marijuana in Iowa

Jake Nemmers, Audio Producer

March 11, 2020

In this week's episode of The Cloakroom, Daily Iowan assistant politics editor Caleb McCullough sits down to talk about the medical marijuana program in Iowa. Caleb's article this week, titled Patients face roadblocks in medical marijuana program, highlights the ups and downs of patients trying to ge...

On the Record: March 6, 2020

On the Record: March 6, 2020

March 5, 2020

On the Record recaps the top headlines of the week in the University of Iowa and Iowa City community. This episode discusses an update in the trial of a former Iowa Hillel director for sex-abuse charges, GrubHub adding local businesses to their list without permission, new measures the university is tak...

On the Record: Feb. 28, 2020

On the Record: Feb. 28, 2020

February 28, 2020

On the Record recaps the top headlines of the week in the University of Iowa and Iowa City community. In this episode, reporter Annie Fitzpatrick guests to talk about a new bill introduced to the Iowa State Legislature that would give farmers more control of their land, and the response from Johnson...

The Cloakroom: Media ownership and conglomerates – impacting local journalism

The Cloakroom: Media ownership and conglomerates – impacting local journalism

Jake Nemmers, Audio Producer

February 25, 2020

In this episode of The Cloakroom, Jerry Gallagher, a former local news anchor who has worked in Wisconsin and Iowa, talks with our host about his experiences working in local media. Jerry talks first-hand about what his career has been like in print news and broadcast journalism. From working for family-run...

On the Record: Feb. 21, 2020

On the Record: Feb. 21, 2020

February 21, 2020

On the Record recaps the top headlines of the week in the University of Iowa and Iowa City community. In this episode, DI Politics editor Julia Shanahan guests to talk about her article on the Hong Kong protests from the perspective of UI international  students. Later, DI news reporter Hannah Rovner...

Plugging the Amp: Jayce Nguyen

Plugging the Amp: Jayce Nguyen

Sarah Stortz, Senior Reporter

February 15, 2020

https://anchor.fm/thedailyiowan/episodes/Plugging-the-Amp-Jayce-Nguyen-earqq9 Plugging the Amp is an arts and entertainment podcast dedicated to local music fostered in Iowa City and other surrounding cities. In today's episode, we've invited musician and poet Jayce Nguyen to discuss her various...

On the Record: Feb. 14, 2020

On the Record: Feb. 14, 2020

February 14, 2020

On the Record recaps the top headlines of the week in the University of Iowa and Iowa City community. This week's guest is DI News Reporter Eleanor Hildebrandt to talk about the first joint session between the UI's student governments and Iowa City City Council. Other topics this week include Iowa ...

The Cloakroom: Iowa caucuses 2020 – “A little bit hectic”

The Cloakroom: Iowa caucuses 2020 – “A little bit hectic”

February 10, 2020

In this week's episode of The Cloakroom, Jake Nemmers and Max Kinstler report their encounters and experiences covering the 2020 Iowa caucuses in Iowa City, Iowa. Visiting three local precincts-— one Republican, two Democratic — Jake and Max interviewed many caucusgoers about why the...

On the Record: Friday, Feb. 7, 2020

On the Record: Friday, Feb. 7, 2020

February 7, 2020

On the Record recaps the top headlines of the week in the University of Iowa and Iowa City community. This week's guest is Daily Iowan Managing Editor Brooklyn Draisey talks about the hectic Iowa Caucuses from the newsroom's perspective. Other topics this week include how the coronavirus is impacti...

The Cloakroom: Caucus Q&A

The Cloakroom: Caucus Q&A

Jake Nemmers, Audio Producer

February 2, 2020

As the Feb. 3 Iowa caucuses quickly approach, many people still have questions surrounding that state's famed political process. With unfamiliarities around rule changes, etiquette, and requirements, University of Iowa students and staff members wrote in to the Daily Iowan to a...