The Daily Iowan

City looks to streamline

DANIEL SEIDL

February 19, 2014

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As Iowa City aims to become more efficient, two city departments with similar functions will probably merge. The Iowa City City Council voted Tuesday to approve the first consideration of a resolution that would combine the Housing...

WISE women admire program

LILY ABROMEIT

February 19, 2014

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From their first year in school to their freshman year of college, females are exposed to science, math, and technology in the hopes that one day, some of them will pursue a career in the science or engineering. In its 20th ...

Early birds not getting worms just yet

MEGAN DEPPE

February 19, 2014

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Residents of Iowa City have been treated to some visitors earlier than usual this year — robins have come flocking back to town before their normal migration time. Diane Porter, an owner of Birdwatching Dot Com and a writer...

UI students eye vision problems

ABIGAIL MEIER

February 19, 2014

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Imagine trying to read a third-grade level book — now attempt to read it with double vision. On Wednesday evening, students in the University of Iowa College of Education participated in a two-hour boot camp full of simulations...

UIHC: No state money for Medicare abortions

CHRIS HIGGINS

February 19, 2014

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University of Iowa officials have emphasized taxpayer money is not used to perform abortions at the UI Hospitals and Clinics. In a bipartisan compromise, the Iowa Legislature last year gave Gov. Terry Branstad the power to approve...

NFL Combine Profile: Anthony Hitchens

DANNY PAYNE

February 19, 2014

Filed under Sports

Anthony Hitchens’ final play inside Kinnick Stadium as an Iowa linebacker was one that defines his style of play. Hawkeye fans remember that freezing late November day, when Hitchens shed a block, chased down Michigan q...

Hawkeye wrestlers fancy themselves a game of Uno

CODY GOODWIN

February 19, 2014

Filed under Sports

Road trips aren’t always easy on the Iowa wrestlers. The buses and planes aren’t always comfortable. The hours traveled can add up to a lot sometimes. The second-ranked Iowa wrestling team has journeyed to places as...

Looking back at the rule emphasis after nearly a season

JACOB SHEYKO

February 19, 2014

Filed under Sports

Before the women’s basketball season started, coaches and players from each of the Big Ten teams met at the Big Ten’s media day. As it always is, the event was filled with optimism. Some of it was justified, some was wishful...

Gymnasts head to Vegas

JACK ROSSI

February 19, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men’s gymnastics team will get significant national recognition this weekend with three gymnasts headed to Las Vegas for a national meet, while the rest of the team prepares for a faceoff on the road against Illinois-Chicago...

Swimmers eye nationals

JORDAN HANSEN

February 19, 2014

Filed under Sports

As the Iowa swimmers and divers began competition today in the Big Ten championships, there was more than a team championship on the line. This meet also represents the last time any of the swimmers or divers will be able to...

Editorial: The danger of concussions

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

February 19, 2014

Filed under Opinions

College athletes must always deal with the competing demands of sport and academia, making sure their performance doesn’t slip in either to continue playing. In high-contact sports such as football, an injury such as a concussion...

Ponnada: Fighting against Islamophobia

SRI PONNADA

February 19, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Marvel Comics, the American comic-book publisher that created Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, the Avengers, and many other favorite American superheroes, débuted a new superheroine this month that I hope we’ll all come...