The Daily Iowan

Hubbard closed for spring

CHRIS HIGGINS

March 25, 2014

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University of Iowa students have grown used to walking past a muddy Hubbard Park, waiting for the grassy field to return. However, they won’t be able to step past the sidewalk for the rest of the semester. The park w...

Locals react to high-court cases

REBECCA MORIN

March 25, 2014

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Members of the Johnson County community protested two U.S. Supreme Court cases dealing with contraceptive health insurance to bring light to the issues on Tuesday afternoon. The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on the cas...

Exemption tweak backed

DANIEL SEIDL

March 25, 2014

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On the heels of one local business recently obtaining an exemption to the 21-ordinance, city officials are moving forward with plans to clarify the terms for having an entertainment venue in Iowa City. “One of the thing...

Attorney hopefuls meet students

MEGAN SANCHEZ

March 25, 2014

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Instead of standing in front of a courtroom, two candidates for Johnson County county attorney presented their cases to a group of University of Iowa students in hopes to get their feedback. Current County Attorney Janet Lyness...

UI students prep for caucus

MICHELLE NGO

March 25, 2014

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Meeting powerful politicians for the first time may be daunting for most students, which is why the Hawkeye Caucus organizes training sessions before its largest event each year. On April 2, more than 100 University of Iowa...

Study: UI students happy with UI life

IAN MURPHY

March 25, 2014

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University of Iowa Provost and Executive Vice President P. Barry Butler told the Faculty Senate on Tuesday that UI students are pleased with their experience, according to a recent report. The Student Experience of the Research...

Michelle Obama backed on free speech

LILY ABROMEIT

March 25, 2014

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Before coming to the United States, Xingyu Shen heard the rumors that it was a place of unfettered free speech where he could speak his mind and not be punished. However for the University of Iowa freshman, it didn’t seem...

School Board approves next steps for projects

DI STAFF

March 25, 2014

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Three major building projects in the Iowa City School District are on track and on budget, school officials said on Tuesday. The design of North High School and design development plans for South Elementary and the West High...

Women’s status panel seeks members

DI STAFF

March 25, 2014

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The University of Iowa Council on the Status of Women is seeking new members. The council allows students to address education and professional issues that are relevant to women. Membership is open to faculty, merit employees,...

Louisville blows out Iowa to advance to Sweet 16

MATT CABEL

March 25, 2014

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Another year, another blowout loss on the home court for the Iowa women’s basketball team in the Round of 32 in the NCAA Tournament.  This year, it came from the No. 3 seeded Louisville Cardinals, who out-shot and out-...

Too much Schimmel

JACOB SHEYKO

March 25, 2014

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Shoni Schimmel is the best player the Iowa women’s basketball team has faced this season. There’s no question about it. That’s saying something for a team that faced the likes of Penn State’s Maggie L...

Potempa shows off some thunder

JACOB SHEYKO

March 25, 2014

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In Iowa baseball’s Big Ten opening series against Nebraska, junior Dan Potempa failed to reach base just three times. The performance resulted in his earning Big Ten Co-Player of the Week. Success at the plate at the...