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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

Protestors leave the Pentacrest during the Transgender Solidarity March in Iowa City on Friday, Dec. 8, 2023. The march began on the steps of the Old Capitol and circled around downtown Iowa City.

UI students, IC residents march in protest of police charges against protester arrests and anti-trans legislation

Roxy Ekberg and Shreya Reddy December 9, 2023

Nearly 100 University of Iowa students and Iowa City residents gathered on the Pentacrest to march through downtown on Friday evening in response to charges filed against nine people this year, six...

Mercy Hospital Iowa City is seen on Monday, Nov. 6, 2023.

Mercy Iowa City faces millions in legal fees from bankruptcy proceedings

Alejandro Rojas, News Editor December 4, 2023

lmost a month after a bankruptcy court approved the sale of Mercy Iowa City to the University of Iowa, lawyers for both sides are collecting fees accrued for working on the case. The most notable of...

The bar at X-golf is seen in Coralville on Thursday, Nov. 2, 2023. X-golf offers drinks, golf simulators, and other games for patrons.

Cedar Rapids bar X-Golf pours until Iowa football scores

Sydney Becker, News Reporter December 4, 2023

Iowa’s shutout against Michigan on Saturday wasn’t a loss for everyone. Fans watching the game at X-Golf in Cedar Rapids took advantage of the “Pour Until Iowa Scores” beer promotion — racking...

Kaitlyn Clark donates blood at Impact Life in Coralville on Nov. 25, 2023. Impact life receives about 228,000 blood donations a year.

New blood donor assessment increases eligibility with new criteria

Shreya Reddy, News Reporter November 28, 2023

Coralville blood donation center ImpactLife recently implemented a new assessment strategy following approval by the FDA to allow men who have sex with men to donate blood. Located at 1801 Second...

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Specialty cooking store AllSpice Culinarium brings new tastes to Coralville

Sydney Becker, News Reporter November 26, 2023

Des Moines-based specialty cooking store, AllSpice Culinarium, expanded to Eastern Iowa with the opening of a second location in Coralville on Nov. 18. The store, located at 901 E. Second Ave. in the...

CIVCO Medical Solutions is seen in Coralville on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2023.

CIVCO Medical Solutions prepares for $15 million building in Coralville

Jack Moore, News Reporter November 16, 2023

On Oct. 27, CIVCO broke ground on a new $15 million, 96,000 square-foot facility which will centralize departments and create opportunity for wider growth in the corridor. The facility is expected to...

Dean Kidd and Kevin Wyne hold a conversation during RAGBRAI in Iowa City on July 29, 2023. Multiple vendors set up on Clinton Street to give breakfast to bikers.

RAGBRAI stop in Coralville raises over $56,000 for local organizations, donations to IC schools

Roxy Ekberg, News Reporter November 16, 2023

The RAGBRAI route traveled through Coralville this summer, which in turn raised over $50,000 in revenue and attention for local businesses and organizations.  Combined funds from the event, sponsorship,...

The new bar “Scout’s Honor” is seen on Iowa Avenue in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023.

Camping-themed pizza bar Scout’s Honor pitches its tent in Iowa City

Olivia Gamertsfelder, News Reporter November 15, 2023

Iowa City’s newest camping-themed pizza restaurant and bar Scout’s Honor opened its doors on Saturday.  Its open floor plan allows patrons to take in the cabin-like feel of its chestnut-paneled...

Attendees arrive at Georges in downtown Iowa City during the tenth annual Mark Lebeck bike ride and bar crawl in Iowa City on Saturday Oct. 28, 2023.

Hawkeye fan’s memorial bike ride reaches ten-year anniversary

Isabelle Foland, News Reporter November 7, 2023

Mark Lebeck had many qualities that made him stand out in a sea of Hawkeye fans, with bright blonde hair, piercing blue eyes, an infectious smile. But most of all, his intense passion for all things...

Sam Black, a School Resource Officer (SRO), leads a discussion on criminal justice in schools at the Iowa City Public Library on Monday, Nov. 6, 2023. The Human Rights Commission and the Iowa Public Library hosted this event to over thirty participants.

Iowa City Public Library hosts discussion on public education funneling students into prison system

Jack Moore, News Reporter November 6, 2023

Members of Iowa City’s community gathered Monday night for a discussion on how the public school systems in place enable students, particularly students of color, to end up in the prison system.  The...

Mercy Hospital is seen in Iowa City on Wednesday, March 12, 2023.

Court approves UI acquisition of Mercy Iowa City

Alejandro Rojas, News Editor November 6, 2023

The University of Iowa’s acquisition of Mercy Iowa City was approved by the bankruptcy court Monday morning. The sale’s approval closes a prolonged saga in which the UI originally lost the auction...


Police investigate robbery at gunpoint near Burlington, Dubuque streets

Alejandro Rojas, News Editor November 5, 2023

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. Police reported a robbery at gunpoint near Burlington Street and Dubuque Street, according to a Hawk Alert sent early Sunday morning. The alert,...

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