The Daily Iowan

Senate OKs tuition freeze

STACEY MURRAY

April 7, 2014

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The Iowa Senate approved a $986 million education budget Monday, allowing the state Board of Regents’ universities to freeze some students’ tuition for the 2014-15 academic year. If passed by the House of Representatives...

Project boosts sustainability

LILY ABROMEIT

April 7, 2014

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When Kate Giannini traveled to Minnesota in August 2013, she didn’t anticipate returning with an idea to help Iowa City residents understand and appreciate water conservation and local foods. Giannini, a water-conservation...

A major without borders

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 7, 2014

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A new major track at the University of Iowa could drive social change in places as far away as Las Vegas or India. Engaged Social Innovation is a new track in the Interdepartmental Studies major. Between eight and 12 current...

City rejects animal shelter bids

IAN MURPHY

April 7, 2014

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The Iowa City City Council voted to reject all the bids for the construction of the new animal care and adoption facility at a special meeting Monday. City officials will hold a public hearing on April 15 to address plans,...

City, UI join on sustainability

IAN MURPHY

April 7, 2014

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Iowa City officials and the University of Iowa will partner during the next academic year on several sustainability projects in the Iowa City area. The City Council approved the partnership with the UI Iowa Initiative for Sustainable...

UI celebrates ‘Donate Life’ month

GABRIELLA DUNN

April 7, 2014

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For the last two years, Daylea Herring has been waiting. The 2½–year-old was born with a liver disease — biliary atresia — a condition in which bile becomes trapped in the liver, leading to scarring and a loss of tis...

OPEN open to sustainability

REBECCA MORIN

April 7, 2014

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The University of Iowa’s OPEN Party is focusing on getting the student body more involved in helping the environment. The group, which is the only party now running for the UI Student Government, is pushing sustainability...

Hawkeyes fall to Indiana, 5-3

JACOB SHEYKO

April 7, 2014

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For seven innings, it looked as if the Iowa baseball team was going to avoid a series sweep from Indiana. But as quickly as the Hawkeyes had made work of Indiana in the first seven innings of the game, the Hoosiers jumped o...

Hawkeyes squander Peyton’s performance

JACOB SHEYKO

April 7, 2014

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Facing an Indiana team that had combined for 20 runs in the first two games of a three-game series against the Iowa baseball team, Tyler Peyton took the mound for the Hawkeyes and went toe to toe with arguably the best offense i...

Point/Counterpoint: Was Monday night’s national championship good or bad for the NCAA?

DI STAFF

April 7, 2014

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They got it wrong. That the committee of big-cigar smoking masochists who are in charge of seeding the teams that partake in the single best sporting event in the universe had the gall to award an 8-seed to Kentucky and a 7-seed...

Freshman first baseman gains valuable experience

JACK ROSSI

April 7, 2014

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Sunday marked the ninth game that freshman Kaitlyn Mullarkey has started at first base this season. When Big Ten play began a few weeks ago, the spot at first base was a little cloudy. Mullarky and fellow freshman Alyssa Navarro...

Holmes remains special

JORDAN HANSEN

April 7, 2014

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Sprinting by in a pair of florescent green track spikes, senior Ethan Holmes looks every bit like someone who was born to run track. Tall and lanky with a hurdler’s build, he radiates intensity and passion along with an...