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

(Left to Right) University of Iowa student Nyvaeh Bowen and her boyfriend Isaak Hansen carry a couch during move-in day in Iowa City on Aug. 1, 2022.

Point/Counterpoint | Should you live with your best friend in college?

Kennedy Lein and Shelley Mishra April 22, 2024

Kennedy Lein Opinions Columnist [email protected] No Living with your best friend does come with some benefits, but issues often arise that may result in having to navigate a friendship breakup. One...

Chick-fil-a along College Road Jan. 24, 2024 in WIlmington, N.C. Its located in Monkey Junction, which got its name after a former service station and grocery store popular for having monkeys that entertained customers. KEN BLEVINS/STARNEWS

Raising Canes Chicken Fingers opens in Burlington Township on Jan. 17.

Point/Counterpoint | Battling for the best chicken in Iowa City

Evan Weidl and Caden Bell April 16, 2024

Raising Cane’s You’ve just gotten off work late, and there’s nothing you wouldn’t do for a chicken sandwich and fries. You can’t go to Chick-fil-A­ — they closed hours ago. A...


Point/Counterpoint | What is the best place in Iowa City for a Valentine’s Day date?

Evan Weidl and Emily Nyberg February 13, 2024

DAVE’S FOXHEAD TAVERN Sometimes when you go on a date, you just want to sit down for some drinks. Whether this is a first date or your lifelong partner, it’s nice to be able to have casual conversation...

University of Iowa student Thumini Dias watches snowfall for the first time on the UI campus in Iowa City on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024. A snowstorm swept across Iowa on Jan. 9, and Iowa City reported 15 inches of snow as of 8 p.m. that day.

Point/Counterpoint | Should the university have more inclement weather days?

Shelley Mishra and Jordan Coates January 16, 2024

NO The university does not need to have more inclement weather days. The administration has an ‘Extreme Weather Protocol’  which clearly states the policies regarding absences in extreme weather...

A Wig & Pen Pizza Pub cook prepares food at Wig & Pen Pizza Pub in Coralville on Friday, Sept. 8, 2023.

PCP | What is the best late night food spot in Iowa City?

Tanner Duncan and Shubhresh Jha September 20, 2023

D.P. Dough It’s 1 a.m., and you’ve spent all day watching football and studying. What’s on your mind? Food. With so many options in Iowa City, you’re probably thinking “Where should I go?”...

(Left) The English-Philosophy Building at the University of Iowa is pictured on Monday, April 5, 2021. (Right) Art Building West is seen on Sunday, May 2, 2022.

Point/Counterpoint | What is the best classroom building on campus?

Evan Weidl and Jordan Coates August 24, 2023

Art Building West Even when you’re doing something as simple as taking notes during a lecture, the setting can dramatically affect your mood. Trying to frantically  keep up with your professor...

Iowa Quarterback Cade McNamara talks with teammates during a spring football practice at the Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, April 22, 2023.

Point/Counterpoint | How many games will Iowa football win in 2023?

Matt McGowan and Kenna Roering July 11, 2023

8-4 By: Matt McGowan The warming optimism of spring and summer doesn’t compare to the cold, biting reality of fall. Looking at the Hawkeyes' 2023 regular schedule, they will improve, but only by one...