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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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Middle hitter Rosa Vesty seen serving the ball during a volleyball match between Iowa and Grand Canyon University at Xtream Arena in Coralville on September 10, 2023. The Antleopes defeated the Hawkeyes 3-0.

Press Box Banter: Iowa volleyball with Rosa Vesty

Jami Martin-Trainor, Managing Digital Editor March 1, 2024

Press Box Banter is The Daily Iowan’s weekly sports podcast. Each episode we will talk about local, national, and international sports, host a special guest, and talk predictions for upcoming...

Nebraska gymnastic James Friedman scissors the pommel horse during a men’s gymnastics meet between Nebraska, Greenville, and Army in Bob Devaney Sports Center in Lincoln, Nebraska on Saturday, Feb.17, 2024. The Nebraska Cornhuskers won the meet with a score of 412.90. Friedman score a 13.200 on the pommel horse. (Carly Schrum/The Daily Iowan)

Above the Fold: Iowa’s former male gymnasts reflect on the end other program

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor February 28, 2024

On August 21, 2020, coaches and student athletes from the University of Iowa men's gymnastics, men’s tennis, and men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams were called into an urgent meeting...

Cedar Rapids Gazette sports writer Marc Morehouse talks with Land of Ten reporter Scott Dochterman before a media availability in the Hansen Football Performance Center on Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017. The Hawkeyes accepted an invitation to play Boston College at the New Era Pinstripe Bowl in New York City on Wednesday, Dec. 27. (Joseph Cress/The Daily Iowan)

Press Box Banter: All things athletics with Scott Dochterman

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor February 23, 2024

Press Box Banter is The Daily Iowan’s weekly sports podcast. Each episode we talk about local and national sports, host a special guest, and talk predictions for upcoming games. This week’s...

Iowa guard Caitlin Clark goes up for the record-breaking shot during a women’s basketball game between No. 2 Iowa and Michigan at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wolverines, 106-89.

Above the Fold: Behind the scenes of Clark’s record breaking shot

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor February 21, 2024

When Caitlin Clark broke the all-time NCAA women’s basketball scoring record in front of a sold out crowd at Carver-Hawkeye arena, it wasn’t just a personal triumph, but a highly anticipated...

Swimmers compete in the 200-yard fly during the final day of the Hawkeye Invitational at the University of Iowa Campus Recreation and Wellness Center on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023. Iowa competed against Northern Iowa, Iowa State, Coe College, Nebraska, Rutgers, New Mexico State, and Colorado State.

Press Box Banter: Holding our breath with Olivia Swalley

Jami Martin-Trainor, The Daily Iowan February 16, 2024

Press Box Banter is The Daily Iowan’s weekly sports podcast. Each episode we will talk about local, national, and international sports, host a special guest, and talk predictions for upcoming...

Magnus Wilson and Amanda Armstrong spend time together at The Green House in Iowa City on Monday, Feb. 12, 2024. Wilson and Amanda met on Tinder in 2021 and plan to get married this summer.

Above the Fold: Love is in the air … and on the apps?

Natalie Dunlap, Assitant Digital Editor February 14, 2024

Many go searching for love on dating apps to varying degrees of success. Young adults in Iowa City share how they’ve utilized dating apps to find romantic partnerships or to start other types...

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Above the Fold: Facebook’s impact on college campuses

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor February 11, 2024

In the year 2024, Facebook has now been a social platform for 20 years. Since it’s inception as a campus based app, it’s gone through many aesthetics, social and political changes. Above...

Iowa’s NCAA No. 1 170-pound Kylie Welker and Iowa’s NCAA No. 4 143-pound Ella Schmit celebrate during the Iowa Duals between NCAA-ranked No. 1 Iowa women’s wrestling, NAIA-ranked No. 1 Life University, and Missouri Valley at Carver-Hawkeye Arena in Iowa City on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Big Reds, 42-0, and the Running Eagles, 35-6.

Press Box Banter: Growing the sport with Ella Schmit and Kylie Welker

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor February 9, 2024

Women’s wrestlers Ella Schmit and Kylie Welker talk about their journeys from gymnastics to wrestling, inspiring young girls interested in the sport, and combating bias against women’s wrestling....

Iowa’s Pia Kranholdt hits the ball during a tennis meet at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreational Complex in Iowa City, on Friday, March 31, 2023. Kranholdt won her singles and doubles match.

Press Box Banter: Lessons in tennis and culture shock with Pia Kranholdt

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor February 3, 2024

This edition of Press Box Banter features Pia Kranholdt, a tennis player from Germany. She shares her experience coming from Germany to Iowa and gives hosts a much needed tennis lesson. Hosts also...

Stykx lies in his hammock in an encampment behind the Hy-Vee on 1st Ave. on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2023. There is a lot of joy to be had when you got a lot of misery, Stykx said. 

As fall and winter weather brings colder days to Iowa City, individuals living outside can be put at risk. Iowa City’s homeless population must navigate a set of difficulties which includes food insecurity, exposure to the elements and often personal traumas and or addiction. Despite the hardship, individuals have become increasingly resourceful and have built community-like networks as well as intricate encampments.

Above the Fold: Iowa City’s unhoused population navigate difficult circumstances

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor January 30, 2024

The unhoused population in Iowa City has built a sense of community while facing hardships. Jordan Barry captures their experiences and photographs their circumstances in his project. RELATED:...

Iowa’s Austin West runs up to perform a pole vault during day two of the 2022 Big Ten Outdoor Track and Field Championships at the University of Minnesota Track and Field Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, May 14, 2022. West’s best pole vault recorded was four meters.

Press Box Banter: Track and Field with Austin West

Jami Martin-Trainor, Managing Digital Editor January 26, 2024

Press Box Banter is The Daily Iowan’s weekly sports podcast. Each episode we will talk about local, national, and international sports, host a special guest, and talk predictions for upcoming...

Curator Pete Balestrieri  points out notes in  fan fiction book Special Collections and Archives area in the Main Library in Iowa City on Friday, Jan. 19, 2024.

Above the Fold: How fan fiction inspired UI creative writing students

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor January 24, 2024

Student writers at the University of Iowa share how creating works for fanfiction helped them develop their writing.  RELATED: UI writers cite fan fiction as inspiration to pursue creative...

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