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Locals eye Egyptian candidate nervously

ABIGAIL MEIER

March 27, 2014

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A group of University of Iowa students watches from afar as violence and political unrest unwinds in their home country of Egypt. Alisar Hassanein is a UI junior who lived in Egypt until the age of 5 and later moved to the United...

County considers security

LILY ABROMEIT

March 27, 2014

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Cameras and key-card swipes will soon be the norm as a part of the security update plan in place for the Johnson County Courthouse. “It’s an 1800s building that wasn't built for modern society so we’ve been...

UI students drive up local rents

DANIEL SEIDL

March 27, 2014

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Many students at the University of Iowa have to pay rent every month, but they may not realize the effect they have on the cost of rent citywide. According to a report published earlier this week by the National Low Income Housing...

Archaeology bug bites city

IAN MURPHY

March 27, 2014

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Johnson County is home to an impressive array of archaeological sites, more than any other area in Iowa, according to an expert. Bill Whittaker, a project archaeologist in the Office of the State Archaeologist, said there are...

The game that turned it around

KEVIN GLUECK

March 27, 2014

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The Iowa men’s basketball team had a disappointing end to the 2013-14 season, falling in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. However, the team’s trip back to the Big Dance for the first time in eight years has...

Commentary: Free to fly away

RYAN PROBASCO

March 27, 2014

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As soon as heavy underdogs Stanford and Mercer presumably ended the college careers of Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker, everyone with a keyboard and a Twitter account took to social media to disclose their personal views of the...

Men head for Big Tens

JACK ROSSI

March 27, 2014

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The men’s gymnastics regular season is over, and Big Ten Championships are set to begin today in Lincoln, Neb. Competition at the Big Ten tournament will be fierce. The Big Ten has continued to be the best of NCAA gymnastics...

Men’s track heads to Arizona

JORDAN HANSEN

March 27, 2014

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Today marks the first outdoor meet of the year for the Iowa men’s track and field squad, despite the less than ideal conditions outside. The Hawkeyes will escape the rainy confines of Iowa City for someplace a bit warmer...

Women’s tennis to take on 15th ranked Michigan at home

ALEC CLASEN

March 27, 2014

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The Iowa women’s tennis team will take on the 15th-ranked Michigan Wolverines at 3 p.m. at the Hawkeye Tennis and Recreation Center. Michigan is arguably the toughest opponent Iowa has faced so far this season; a win for...

Decision pays dividends for Dierckx

JORDAN BUCHER

March 27, 2014

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The house would rumble and markings were left on the wall where Jonas Dierckx spent countless evenings as a kid hitting a tennis ball against the side of his house in Lommel, Belgium. Dierckx continued to hone his tennis sk...

Baseball preps for Michigan

DI STAFF

March 27, 2014

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The Iowa baseball team will head to Ann Arbor this weekend for a three-game series with Michigan. The Hawks hold a 14-7 overall record for the season, including a 2-1 mark in the Big Ten. The Hawkeyes are slated to go with...

Softball takes on Wisconsin

DI STAFF

March 27, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa softball continues conference play in Madison, Wis. The Hawkeyes will travel to Madison this weekend for a three-game series against the Badgers at the Irwin Goodman Softball Complex. Iowa (7-14) is coming off a victory...