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The independent newspaper of the University of Iowa community since 1868

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Police officers and sheriffs talking near disbanded pro-Palestine encampment at Hubbard Park in Iowa City on Monday, May 6, 2024.

First pro-Palestine encampment on UI campus shut down by police

Sabine Martin and Liam Halawith May 6, 2024

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.  Less than half an hour after it was set up Monday morning, the first pro-Palestine encampment on the University of Iowa campus was met by local...

Fans fill the bleachers during a baseball game between Northwestern and Iowa at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City, Iowa. Friday, May 3, 2024. The Hawkeyes defeated the Wildcats 9-2.

Photos: Iowa baseball vs. Northwestern

Ryan Paris, Photojournalist May 5, 2024

Iowa defeated Northwestern 9-2 at Duane Banks Field on Saturday, May 4. Northwestern opened the scoring with a leadoff double, which was advanced by two flyouts.  The Hawkeye offense broke through with...

Attendees gather for a three-day solidarity event on the Pentacrest in Iowa City on Friday, May 3, 2024. The event was organized by the Iowa City Students for Justice in Palestine.

Live updates | Students gather on Pentacrest for ‘People’s University for Palestine’ solidarity event

DI Staff May 3, 2024

Activism group Iowa City Students for Justice in Palestine is hosting a three-day solidarity event for student encampments at U.S. universities to voice dissent for the Israel-Hamas war amid national...

Protesters wait for the start of a pro-Palestinian demonstration to demand a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas War at the Courtyard by Marriott in Iowa City, Iowa, on Sunday, April 28, 2024. Hundreds of pro-Palestinian supporters from Iowans for Palestine and several other activist groups demonstrated outside while U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., and U.S. Rep. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, R-Iowa, spoke inside the hotel for a campaign fundraiser.

Students plan three-day solidarity event on Pentacrest for pro-Palestine encampments across US

Jack Moore, News Editor April 30, 2024

Activism group Iowa City Students for Justice in Palestine is helping plan a solidarity event to support encampments at U.S. universities and voice dissent for the Israel-Hamas war amid national university...

A dancer walks into the arena during the University of Iowa Powwow at the Johnson Country Fairgrounds on Saturday, April 20, 2024.

Photos: University of Iowa 28th Annual Powwow

John Charlson, Photojournalist April 21, 2024

The University of Iowa’s 28th Annual Powwow was held at the Johnson County Fairgrounds on Saturday. The powwow kicked off with a customary opening, where participants entered the arena led by Meskwaki...

Iowa wide receiver Alex Eichmann laughs with Iowa wide receiver Graham Friedrichsen during a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, April 20, 2024. The Hawkeyes held a free open practice for fans.

Photos: 2024 Iowa football spring practice

Isabella Tisdale, Emma Calabro, and Emily Nyberg April 20, 2024

Iowa football held a spring practice at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday. Gates opened to fans at 9:45 a.m., with the two-hour practice kicking off at 10:45 a.m. Iowa's starting quarterback Deacon Hill,...

Villanova transfer Lucy Olsen commits to Iowa womens basketball

Villanova transfer Lucy Olsen commits to Iowa women’s basketball

Jami Martin-Trainor, Managing Digital Editor April 17, 2024

Villanova transfer Lucy Olsen has officially committed to Iowa, potentially filling a gap left behind by seasoned seniors graduating from the program. A high-scorer who has been compared to Iowa's...

Members of the Hawkeye Pep Band and the Iowa Spirit Squad perform during a day of press conferences and open practices ahead of a NCAA Championship game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 1 South Carolina at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio, on Saturday, April 6, 2024. The Hawkeyes and the Gamecocks face off at 2:00 p.m. CT.

Press Box Banter: Cheering on the Iowa women’s basketball team with Kael Christensen

Jami Martin-Trainor, Managing Digital Editor April 12, 2024

Press Box Banter is The Daily Iowan’s weekly sports podcast. Each episode we will talk about local, national, and international sports, host a special guest, and talk predictions for upcoming...

South Carolina center Kamilla Cardoso goes for a layup during a NCAA Championship game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 1 South Carolina at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio, on Sunday, April 7, 2024. The Gamecocks defeated the Hawkeyes, 87-75.

Iowa women’s basketball’s title game against South Carolina sets numerous viewing records

Matt McGowan, Sports Reporter April 8, 2024

The Iowa women's basketball team continues to set viewership records. Just two days following its semifinal victory over UConn on April 5 -- which set a women's basketball record of 14.2 million views...

Osees fans dance to the music played on stage during the Mission Creek Festival at The Englert Theatre on Saturday, April 6, 2024.

Photos: Mission Creek Festival day three

Local musicians took the stage across Iowa City venues during the third and final day of the Mission Creek Festival on Saturday. In its 19th year, the three-day festival continues to celebrate music...

The cover of Neko Cases 2018 album, \Hell-On.\ Nekoalbum

Neko Case performs at Hancher Auditorium for Mission Creek

Isabella Nekvinda, Arts Reporter April 6, 2024

On Thursday night at Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City, a crowd of more than 500 audience members was dead silent as singer-songwriter Neko Case interrupted her own song with a drawn-out, ear-piercing scream. After...

UConn assistant coach Tonya Cardoza hugs guard Paige Bueckers during a day of press conferences, open locker rooms, and open practices ahead of an NCAA Tournament Final Four game between No. 1 Iowa and No. 3 UConn at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland, Ohio, on Thursday, April 4, 2024. The Hawkeyes and the Huskies face off Friday at 8:30 p.m. CT.

WATCH: First half highlights from Iowa versus UConn in Final Four

Cooper Worth, Pregame Reporter April 5, 2024

CLEVELAND — The No. 1 Iowa women’s basketball team is trailing by six points against No. 3 UConn at halftime of the Final Four. Forward Hannah Stuelke leads the Hawkeyes with eight points, one block,...

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