The Daily Iowan

Committee seeks new head for Iowa GOP

CARTER CRANBERG

March 9, 2014

Filed under News

Time is of the essence for the Iowa Republicans. After GOP State Central Committee Chairman A.J. Spiker resigned this past weekend, officials must now consider who could take his place. According to the Des Moines Register, Spiker r...

Young entrepreneurs get a shot at new program

MICHELLE NGO

March 9, 2014

Filed under News

This summer, students will be given the opportunity to test their business plans on the university’s dollar. For the first time, 10 student teams from the University of Iowa Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center will work toward...

Locally grown produce benefits farmers and residents

MEGAN DEPPE

March 9, 2014

Filed under News

The comfortable atmosphere and reasonable size is not the only reason that local shopper Katie Peterson choses to buy her groceries at New Pioneer Co-Op. “I know some local growers in the area, which is a huge incentive,”...

Iowa’s Ramos claims first conference crown

CODY GOODWIN

March 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

MADISON, Wis. — That Iowa’s Tony Ramos won his first Big Ten individual title on Sunday afternoon wasn’t a surprise. He was, after all, the top seed at 133 pounds. A first-place finish was expected. What was s...

Hawkeyes take second at Big Ten championships

DANNY PAYNE

March 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

MADISON, Wis. — Session II of the Big Ten championships went extremely well for Iowa on March 8. Derek St. John, Nick Moore, Mike Evans, and Ethen Lofthouse advanced to the finals on Sunday and brought Iowa within 1 point o...

King of the baseball rebound

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

Rick Heller sits at the desk in his office, arms crossed, silently going over notes from his teams’ three-game series at Austin Peay on Feb. 15. “I feel like we’re in a good place right now,” Heller ...

Fouls trouble the Hawkeye

JACOB SHEYKO

March 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — It was something that most Hawkeye fans had not seen. With 4:43 remaining in the Big Ten Tournament championship game between Iowa and Nebraska, Iowa women’s basketball coach Lisa Bluder was hit with a t...

Iowa falls in championship to Nebraska, 72-65

MATT CABEL

March 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

INDIANAPOLIS — As confetti and streamers fell from the ceiling of Bankers Life Field House and the guard rope surrounded the court, there was no celebration from the Iowa women’s basketball team. Once again, the H...

Flat finish for Hawks

RYAN PROBASCO

March 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

Devyn Marble, Melsahn Basabe, Zach McCabe, and Darius Stokes were honored prior to the game on March 8 for their contributions to Fran McCaffery’s program — and they all received their fair share of deserving love fro...

Editorial: Union exemption dubious

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

March 9, 2014

Filed under Opinions

This past week, the Union Bar, 121 E. College St., was given an entertainment-venue exemption to the 21-ordinance, allowing patrons aged 19 to 20 to remain in the bar after 10 p.m. on evenings in which there is some sort of performance...

Gromotka: An evening with the Tough Mudders

ADAM GROMOTKA

March 9, 2014

Filed under Opinions

I went to the Field House last Thursday night to get in shape. According to a study published in February in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, obese Americans average fewer than four hours of vigorous exercise a year, so I was real...

Richson: Paying for school with porn

BRIANNE RICHSON

March 9, 2014

Filed under Opinions

How far are you willing to go to pay your college tuition and living expenses? Are you willing to live off of ramen and generic-brand peanut butter, or do you have a job with a time commitment that actually surpasses the time...