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

Short’s Burgers and Shine recently remodeled and reopened their location in downtown Iowa City and are serving customers on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022.

Short’s Burger and Shine ordered to close after lawsuit with MidWestOne Bank

Jack Moore, Assistant News Editor February 6, 2024

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.  Short’s Burger and Shine was ordered to vacate its downtown Iowa City restaurant at 18 S. Clinton St. by Feb. 10 after a judge ruled the business...

Executive director Mark Braun listens to a speaker during a Board of Regents meeting in Cedar Falls, Iowa on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2023.

UI DEI offices, policies to restructure after regents’ study

Kate Perez, Senior Reporter November 28, 2023

The University of Iowa will have to revamp its diversity, equity, and inclusion departments, offices, policies, and efforts across campus after recommendations from the Iowa Board of Regents were approved...

Ella Christopher is seen going to class with her personal care assistant Ashlyn on the Pentacrest at the University of Iowa on Sept. 21, 2023.

Photos: Missing The Mark

Madison Frette, Photojournalist October 2, 2023

Ella Christopher and Grace Nelson are navigating their Freshman year of college as students with a physical disability. Along with new classes and a new environment the two are dealing with the shortcomings...

Photo contributed by Alta Medea, the community engagement director at DVIP.

Construction begins on new domestic violence shelter in Iowa City

Sydney Becker, News Reporter October 1, 2023

The Domestic Violence Intervention Program, also known as DVIP, started construction on a new emergency shelter located in Iowa City, with plans to open it in September 2024.  DVIP provides services...

State Board of Regents Greta Rouse, JC Risewick, and Robert Cramer prepare during a three minute intermission at a Board of Regents meeting in Iowa City on Wednesday, June 14, 2023.

State Board of Regents launch survey to collect community feedback

Archie Wagner, Amplify Editor August 22, 2023

A survey by the members of the diversity, equity, and inclusion study group of the state Board of Regents was sent out to students and faculty of Iowa’s three regent universities on Aug. 7 as the...

Photo Illustration by Cody Blissett

US Supreme Court’s decision to overrule loan forgiveness and affirmative action will have an effect on UI students

Ellie Heeren and Hannah Janson July 11, 2023

On June 29, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down affirmative action for college admissions. The following Friday, June 30, it struck down Biden’s student loan forgiveness program. In the midst...

Starbucks employees go on strike on Clinton Street in Iowa City, on Friday, June 30, 2023. Luis Aispuro explained the strike shows all the community has support, all the cars honking, and people that aren’t employees coming out here to support us. It’s awesome, it’s great. (Cody Blissett/The Daily Iowan)

Newly unionized Starbucks workers strike for fair contract, LGBTQ+ rights

Hannah Janson, News Reporter June 30, 2023

Starbucks workers in downtown Iowa City became the first in the state to unionize on Friday, June 30. They also went on strike. Starbucks workers at downtown Iowa City’s location at the corner...

Photo Illustration by Cody Blissett

Women in Gaming – The triumphs and struggles women face in the world of gaming

Bri Brown, Designer June 26, 2023

When thinking of a typical video gamer, one might imagine a middle school boy playing Fortnite with his mom’s permission. One might also think of a middle-aged, greasy man with unkempt facial hair...

United Action for Youth, or UAY, walks during the Iowa City Pride Parade in Iowa City on Saturday, June 18, 2022. Over 900 people walked in the parade.

Iowa City Pride 2023 aims to foster community strength

Parker Jones, Summer Editor June 13, 2023

As one of the oldest pride festivals in the country, Iowa City Pride aims to promote an environment of inclusivity, acceptance, and community strength that persists year-round. This year’s pride...

The new Pride Alliance Center is seen on Melrose Avenue in Iowa City on Wednesday, March 12, 2023.

Pride Alliance Center to open a new location this fall

Archie Wagner, News Reporter April 23, 2023

The University of Iowa Pride Alliance Center will open its new location at 601 Melrose Ave. this fall after having its initial location closed. Originally, the Pride Alliance Center operated out...

Liz Tovar, the executive officer and associate Vice President of the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, speaks during the Faculty Senate Meeting in the Senate Chamber, Old Capitol on Tuesday, March 28 in Iowa City, Iowa.

UI DEI executive officer awaits next steps for regents diversity program investigation

Archie Wagner, News Reporter March 28, 2023

The University of Iowa faculty members and administrators are waiting for directions on how to proceed with diversity-related issues following the pause of new diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives...

Owner of Rainbow Roots Farm Corbin Scholz pets Nubby the pig at the farm in Iowa City, Iowa on Saturday, March 26, 2023. Scholz uses pigs for organic fertilizer and feeds them veggie scraps for food. They’ve owned the pigs since the pigs were six-weeks old.

Female farmers hope for more women in industry

Natalie Miller, News Reporter March 26, 2023

Female farmers in Iowa are advocating for more women in the agriculture business as Women’s History Month comes to a close. The most recent number of Iowa farms with female producers totaled...

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