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

The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

The Daily Iowan

Film: Students Thoughts | Week One Hawkeye Football 2023

Film: Students Thoughts | Week One Hawkeye Football 2023

Lua Rasga and Teddy Retsinas September 8, 2023

The Daily Iowan filmed on the University of Iowa campus on September 5, 2023, to ask students their thoughts on the Hawkeyes first football game. Students shared their gameday experiences as well as their...

Film: Glamour and Grit: A Drag Movement

Emily Nyberg and Matt Sindt May 10, 2023

On February 21, 2023, Iowa Senate File 348 was introduced with the aim to ban minors from attending drag events. The bill died in committee, however, the question of whether drag is appropriate for minors...

An Attendee asks a question during a question and answer after the premiere of The Daily Iowan Documentary Workshop’s feature film, Lost In The In-between: Graduating Into 2020, at the Chauncy at FilmScene in Iowa City on Thursday, May 4, 2023. The film follows five Iowa graduates as they find their place in the world post graduation. The Attendee asked a question about how the passing of Jovan Stovall impacted The Daily Iowan’s team in the editing process.

Photos: FilmScene premiere ‘Lost In the In-between: graduating into 2020’

Emily Nyberg and Cody Blissett May 5, 2023

The Daily Iowan Documentary Workshop’s feature film, Lost in the In-Between: Graduating into 2020, premiered at the Chauncey at FilmScene in Iowa City on Thursday.  The film follows five Iowa graduates...

Film: Student Spotlight: Eliza Link

Cody Blissett and Matt Sindt May 3, 2023

University of Iowa senior Eliza Link discusses her passion as a ceramicist. Link specializes in wood firing and explains that it can take anywhere from 50 to 100 hours to complete a firing. Link displayed...

Filmmakers Daniel McGregor-Huyer, Ryan Adams, Jenna Galligan and Ayrton Breckenridge work in the Daily Iowan Documentary Workshop at the University of Iowa on Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. The Workshop produced two feature-length films over the course of three years.

Behind the Scenes | The team that made ‘Lost in the In-Between: Graduating into 2020’ possible

Gretchen Lenth, Copy Editor May 2, 2023

“Lost in the In-Between: Graduating Into 2020” dives into the lives of students who graduated from the University of Iowa in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and was directed by UI alum and documentary...

Javon Stovall and his friend Mariah Roller pack up Javon’s belongings to move from his apartment in South Beach Fla., to his campus apartment at Florida International University on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020.

Behind the Scenes | ‘Lost in the In-Between: Graduating into 2020’

Gretchen Lenth and Parker Jones May 2, 2023

The Daily Iowan Documentary Workshop’s latest film didn’t start how anyone expected. When the workshop was founded in fall 2019, the plan was to fundraise for three years before beginning any major...

Film: Students Protest University of Iowa Matt Walsh Visit

Matt Sindt and Cody Blissett April 20, 2023

Conservative commentator Matt Walsh visited the Iowa Memorial Union on Wednesday, April 19, to promote his documentary film “What is a Woman?” Over 750 people arrived to attend Walsh’s lecture...

Film: Clay Pigeons

Cody Blissett and Matt Sindt April 16, 2023

Amid an atmosphere of tension surrounding gun use, the Iowa City Trap Club, an organization at the Amana Sportsman’s Club in Homestead, Iowa, practice and compete in the sport shooting of clay pigeons...

Film: Taking the Mat: Iowa Girls First Sanctioned State Tournament

Emily Nyberg and Matt Sindt February 11, 2023

The Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union held the first sanctioned high school women's state wrestling tournament on February 2-3 at Xtreme Arena in Coralville. Over 400 wrestlers competed from across...

Film: Coralville Winter Water Fights

Lillie Hawker and Alex Snyder February 1, 2023

Coralville Fire Department put on its 47th annual winter water fights on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023. It is always held on the last weekend in January with firefighters from all over the state come to compete.

Film: Student Spotlight: Ben Cook

Matt Sindt and Alex Snyder December 23, 2022

University of Iowa senior Ben Cook discusses his job driving Cambus. Ben majored in finance, graduated in December 2022, and worked for Cambus for over a year. He believes it is one of the better jobs...

Film: Student Spotlight: Kyle Agnew

Isabella Cervantes and Alex Snyder December 16, 2022

University of Iowa student Kyle Agnew talks about his love for the visual arts and his recent project, a collection of saltshakers. Agnew’s work focuses on queer love and reframing it in a way that presents...