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Senior Column | Quittin’ time

Senior Column | Quittin’ time

Caleb McCullough, Executive Editor May 10, 2022

It wasn’t until a couple years into reporting that I realized this was a thing I could really stick with. That’s a little late, considering all the money and time I had spent on school and pumping...

Senior Column | The DI teaches us that everyone needs an editor

Senior Column | The DI teaches us that everyone needs an editor

Rylee Wilson, Managing Editor May 10, 2022

Someone once told me maybe I liked journalism so much because I wanted to write, but I wasn’t ready to write about myself. That’s probably true. I’ve written hundreds of stories in my four...

Senior Column | Digital journalism is the future, and I’m embracing it

Senior Column | Digital journalism is the future, and I’m embracing it

Kelsey Harrell, Managing Digital Editor May 10, 2022

I walked into The Daily Iowan newsroom before I even stepped foot in a classroom at the University of Iowa. Little did I know, I would spend more hours than I could count in that room over the next...

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Senior Column | The DI was my classroom

Rachel Schilke, Senior Print Editor May 9, 2022

When I stepped into The Daily Iowan newsroom for the first time, I never could have imagined what unbelievably crazy and unexpected experiences I would have that would shape me into the journalist,...

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Senior Column | How being in a college newsroom taught me about my community

Katie Ann McCarver, Copy Editor May 9, 2022

When I came to the University of Iowa as a freshman, I didn’t know anyone else on campus. My mom helped me settle into the dorms before she embarked on the 16-hour drive back to Houston, Texas, and...

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Senior Column | DITV taught me ‘the show must go on’

Elisabeth Neruda May 9, 2022

I’m not great at letting go. I’m a fairly anxious person in general, so worrying constantly about everything all the time is my forte. But with DITV, it is even worse. When I stepped into this...

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Senior Column | The DI taught me to live outside of my comfort zone

Lauren Johnson May 8, 2022

There’s this old saying that goes, “Life happens just outside your comfort zone.” When I was younger, I never really believed it. Being out of my comfort zone made me anxious, and anxiety makes...

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Senior Column | Finding and holding on to a love for storytelling

Yassie Buchanan , Opinions Columnist May 8, 2022

Two years ago, suffering from boredom during quarantine, I decided to explore what The Daily Iowan had to offer. I remember seeing “we are always hiring” on the website and tentatively filling...

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Senior Column | The DI always made me feel heard

Signe Nettum, Opinions Columnist May 8, 2022

Once again, I am writing a goodbye letter and I am at a loss for words. I can talk your ear off for two hours about the latest Magic: the Gathering set, or about how my plants are doing, but when I...

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Senior Column | What I’ll remember from four years at The Daily Iowan

Robert Read, Pregame Editor May 3, 2022

Staring at a blank document on my laptop screen for most of the night without much of an idea of what to write for this column was when I realized not even four years’ worth of stories for The Daily...

Senior Column | A letter to my sister and the many other prospective Hawkeyes

Senior Column | A letter to my sister and the many other prospective Hawkeyes

Sophie Stover , Opinions Contributor December 14, 2021

So, you’ve found yourself here, a senior in high school with sights set on Iowa City. You already know you’ve made a great choice, and I’m here to affirm that. As a senior, I can certainly say...

Senior Column | The Daily Iowan is the newsroom that built me

Senior Column | The Daily Iowan is the newsroom that built me

Ally Pronina, Opinions Columnist December 14, 2021

The House that Built Me by Miranda Lambert came on during a Sunday in October as I was leaving a pitch meeting in the Daily Iowan newsroom, thinking about how there were fewer and fewer days remaining...

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