The Daily Iowan

Nite Ride to add a bus

JORDYN REILAND

March 6, 2014

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University of Iowa students will soon see more than one Nite Ride bus out around campus each night. UI President Sally Mason proposed a six-point plan to the state Board of Regents last week that included the authorized funding...

UI tries to open up lectures

DANIEL SEIDL

March 6, 2014

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A professor pacing in a large lecture hall has been a typical site in colleges for decades, and the University of Iowa wants to change this. “Large-lecture formats aren’t considered the most engaging for students,”...

County to begin projects

CARTER CRANBERG

March 6, 2014

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Officials expect that some major projects will start soon despite budget concerns. At the Johnson County Board of Supervisors’ informal meeting Thursday, county engineer Greg Parker presented three projects the Secondary...

Night of 1,000 Dinners addresses violence against women

MICHELLE NGO

March 6, 2014

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Displays of national flags, sounds of live instruments, and smells of ethnic dishes around the globe filled the banquet room of Old Brick on Thursday evening. Around 200 members of the community gathered to spread awareness...

Man accused of stealing from the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center

DI STAFF

March 6, 2014

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An Iowa man has been accused of stealing several items from other people in the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center. Michael Bradley, 19, was accused Jan. 10 with third-degree theft, fourth-degree theft, fifth-degree theft,...

Iowa to join egg lawsuit against California

DI STAFF

March 6, 2014

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Gov. Terry Branstad joined a lawsuit with five other states opposing California’s egg-production law, which discriminates against Iowa’s egg producers. A California law requires eggs imported into the state must come...

Johnson County supervisors pass fiscal 2015 budget

DI STAFF

March 6, 2014

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors approved the fiscal 2015 budget on Thursday. The $97.7 million budget includes $15.6 million allotted for debt service, $13 million for capital projects, and $11 million to the Secondary...

Spartans dominate second half, dispatch Hawkeyes

RYAN PROBASCO

March 6, 2014

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A team hitting 63 percent of its shots from 3-point range in the first half usually means that it’s going to come back to earth in the second half, because of the percentage’s unsustainable nature. But No. 22 Michigan...

Hawkeyes defeat Fighting Illini, 81-62

JACOB SHEYKO

March 6, 2014

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INDIANAPOLIS — In the grand scheme of things, it was just one block and a lay-up. But in the Hawkeyes’ 81-62 win over Illinois, the play seemed a lot more important than that. When Sarah Livingston got a dump pass,...

Disterhoft comes up large in win over Fighting Illini

MATT CABEL

March 6, 2014

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INDIANAPOLIS — Ally Disterhoft is a freshman in age and age alone. In basketball years, she might as well be 100. “Ally is a competitor,” Iowa’s head coach Lisa Bluder said. “I know she looks like a...

Clark to wrestle at 125 in Madison

DANNY PAYNE

March 6, 2014

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It was something Cory Clark had been working toward all season. The redshirt freshman had been part of a two-man race for the 125-pound starting spot in the Iowa wrestling team’s lineup. When it was time for head coach...

Confidence key as Iowa baseball preps for Kansas State

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 6, 2014

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The Iowa baseball team is off to its best start since 1940.  Winners of six straight, the Hawkeyes have gained confidence with each victory, something they will lean on this weekend when they face their toughest hurdle to date:...