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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

Natalie Dunlap

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor

(she/her/hers)

Natalie Dunlap is the Assistant Digital Editor at The Daily Iowan. She is the host and producer of the Above the Fold news podcast. She has previously worked as a news reporter, news editor, politics reporter, politics editor, and digital producer for the DI. She is a senior majoring in journalism and minoring in English and gender, women's, and sexuality studies. In her free time, she enjoys crocheting while listening to pop culture podcasts.

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Former President Donald Trump speaks during his caucus night watch party at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines on Monday, Jan. 15, 2024. Republican voters assembled statewide to participate in the caucuses despite the cold and extreme winter weather across the state. Trump’s early victory and dominant position before the start of caucus night proved to be true as 51 percent of Republicans voted for Trump’s appearance in the 2024 presidential election as of 10:20 p.m. At the event, Trump spoke to over 300 supporters at his watch party about his goals and putting America first.

Above the Fold: Iowa caucus roundup

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
January 19, 2024
Charlotte, 7, and Ava, 8, dance to “Shake It Off” during the parTay event at Big Grove Brewery on Monday, Nov. 13, 2023. The event was put on to support 29 local partner agencies of United Way of Johnson and Washington Counties.

Above the Fold: Swifties of Iowa City

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
November 29, 2023
Aaron Ohlsen walks through a prairie during pheasant hunting season at the Hawkeye Wildlife Management Area in Oxford, Iowa, on Friday, Nov. 3, 2023. Pheasant season in Iowa began on Oct. 28 and ends on Jan. 10, 2024.

Above the Fold: Hunters enjoy pheasant season

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
November 15, 2023
Liam Doxsee, 9, hugs Iowa head baseball coach Rick Heller before a baseball game at Duane Banks Field in Iowa City on Thursday, Sept. 21, 2023. Between attending a few baseball practices and most games and joining in on pregame huddles, Liam’s mother Mary Matheson said Liam treats this opportunity as a job, enjoying every second of it. Liam sits on a bench in the dugout, rolling around a baseball that’s wet from the rain. After the athletes warm up, they make their way through the dugout, high-fiving and eagerly exchanging hellos with Liam.

Above the Fold: Liam Doxsee’s life with SCID

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
November 12, 2023
Abby and Carson attend a pre-natal appointment with Kayla Harajli, a Certified Professional Midwife with With Women Midwifery out of West Des Moines on Sept. 19, 2023. Harajli walked the couple through their first sonogram of their first child.

Interactive: Maternal care access in Iowa

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
November 8, 2023
Iowa City Community School District students clean up Kinnick Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023. The cleanup operation at Kinnick is a partnership between the Iowa City Athletics Booster Club and the University of Iowa, where students clean Kinnick Stadium after gameday for athletic booster club funding. Part of the operation includes sweeping trash into the aisles of Kinnick.

Above the Fold: Who cleans up Kinnick?

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
October 25, 2023
Iowa City Community School District students clean up Kinnick Stadium on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2023. The cleanup operation at Kinnick is a partnership between the Iowa City Athletics Booster Club and the University of Iowa, where students clean Kinnick Stadium after gameday for athletic booster club funding. Part of the operation includes sweeping trash into the aisles of Kinnick.

Interactive: Kinnick clean up

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
October 24, 2023
Iowa guard Caitlin Clark talks in front of a crowd with ESPN analyst Stephen A. Smith and media executive Mark Shapiro on the Pentacrest in Iowa City on Friday, Oct. 6, 2023. Smith, Shapiro and Clark participated in a publicized conversation titled “Beyond the Game” as part of the 2023 University of Iowa Homecoming. “The hardest thing is (to decide) whether I stay another year or whether this is my last year. But right now, we have an amazing year coming up here. Let’s focus on that,” Clark said.

Above the Fold: All eyes on women’s basketball

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
October 11, 2023
Herky interacts with the student section during a football game between Iowa and Western Michigan at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. Herky celebrated his 75th birthday during halftime.

Timeline: Looking back at Big Ten campus mascots

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
October 5, 2023
Herky hugs a cheerleader during a football game between Iowa and Western Michigan at Kinnick Stadium in Iowa City on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. Herky celebrated his 75th birthday during halftime.

Above the Fold: Herky the Hawk’s legacy

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
October 4, 2023
UI student Billy Stoynoff walks out of Union Station in the Iowa Memorial Union at the University of Iowa in Iowa City on Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2023. Stoynoff is a 33-year-old transfer student entering his third year in college. To document his experience adapting to Iowa City as a nontraditional student, he began making TikTok videos and has amassed over 6,000 followers in just about two weeks. During his TikTok journey so far, Stoynoff continues to spread positivity, making people happy with his videos.

Press Box Banter: School spirit with Billy Stoynoff

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
September 29, 2023
University of Iowa alum Gina Whitty poses for a photo in Iowa City on Sept. 25.

Above the Fold: UI alumni struggle to pay off debt

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
September 27, 2023
University of Iowa alum Gina Whitty poses for a photo in Iowa City on Sept. 25.

Timeline: History of student loans

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
September 26, 2023
Graphic: Unionization vote outcomes

Graphic: Unionization vote outcomes

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
September 12, 2023
Graphic: Union status in Iowa and the United States

Graphic: Union status in Iowa and the United States

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
September 12, 2023
Graphic: General fund total expenditures

Graphic: General fund total expenditures

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
September 10, 2023
Graphic: City of Iowa Citys general fund revenue

Graphic: City of Iowa City’s general fund revenue

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
September 10, 2023
Graphic: Fall 2023 first-generation students

Graphic: Fall 2023 first-generation students

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
September 7, 2023
Fans cheer during a football game between No. 25 Iowa and Utah State at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023. The Hawkeyes defeated the Aggies, 24-14.

Above the Fold: Athletes charged in sports betting

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
September 5, 2023
Aug 24, 2023; Atlanta, GA, USA; This handout booking photo provided by the Fulton County Sheriffs Office shows Donald Trump after he surrendered and was booked. Former President Donald Trump, and 18 others were indicted on 41 charges related to their efforts to overturn the 2020 US Presidential election.

Former President Trump booked at Georgia jail

Natalie Dunlap, Assistant Digital Editor
August 24, 2023

Miller-Meeks

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor
October 19, 2022
State Representative Dave Jacoby (D- Coralville) answered questions at a Johnson County Legislative Forum held by The Daily Iowan at the Iowa City Public Library on Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2021. Questions were asked by The Daily Iowan staff and the general public, ranging from issues of public education funding and curriculum to state and federal COVID-19 response.

Rep. Jacoby seeking reelection

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor
February 1, 2022
Iowa House Speaker Pat Grassley and Senate President Jake Chapman applaud Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds during the Condition of the State Address at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines, Iowa, on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022. During the State Address, Reynolds spoke about childcare, Iowa teachers, material taught in schools, unemployment, tax cuts, and more.

Reynolds’ new school rules

Natalie Dunlap, Politics Editor
January 11, 2022
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