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District adjusts to language cuts

LILY ABROMEIT

April 14, 2014

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Lauren Schafer has been studying Spanish since kindergarten. But the list of language options offered at her school just became a little bit shorter. Lauren is a sixth-grader at Wickham Elementary, and she will attend North Central...

UI Confucius Institute on the rise

KAITLIN DEWULF

April 14, 2014

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More University of Iowa students will be saying “ni hao” as the Confucius Institute continues to grow in popularity. Membership and participation in the institute has skyrocketed since its inception eight years ago....

Branstad moves on coach loophole

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 14, 2014

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Iowa students may not be protected from coaches under current law, a situation Gov. Terry Branstad is working to change. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds called on the Legislature to close a “loophole” left by an...

No Heartbleed here, UI says

IAN MURPHY

April 14, 2014

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One software program could have been bleeding information about users for almost two years before the hole was found last week. University of Iowa officials said they patched the Heartbleed bug, found in a major software utilized...

Grad-student grants rise

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 14, 2014

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More students will have the opportunity to do research following the increase in grant funding. The Executive Council of Graduate and Professional Students has both received more applications for grant funding and accepted more...

UI Museum on the move

STACEY MURRAY

April 14, 2014

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Local museums are on the move this summer. The Mobile Museum is a collaboration between the Office for Research and Development, the Office of the State Archaeologist, and the Pentacrest museums — the Old Capitol Museum and...

Iowa’s Track and Field midseason report card

JORDAN HANSEN

April 14, 2014

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With three weekends of meets in the books, Iowa has reached the halfway point of the outdoor season. After a bitter ending to the indoor season, spring has presented a rejuvenated track squad that is literally making leaps and...

Men’s gymnastics looks to improve in offseason

JACK ROSSI

April 14, 2014

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The gymnastics season has come to a close. After four months of competition, the Iowa men’s gymnastics team fell short of its expectations, and now, the team looks toward the off-season. This will be the team’s second...

Patrick aces the season

JORDAN BUCHER

April 14, 2014

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Dominic Patrick’s decision to become a Hawkeye has paid dividends for him and the team, and it all started with the tennis prodigy’s whim of an email. “I emailed [head coach Steve] Houghton and a few othe...

Iowa’s Alston ready to lead

CODY GOODWIN

April 14, 2014

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“Can I have a piece of paper?” Quinton Alston approached this reporter on the Valley Stadium sidelines on April 12 with that question. He wanted a piece of paper because he needed to teach something. So he took on...

Buy or Sell: Iowa vs. Western Illinois

JACOB SHEYKO AND RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 14, 2014

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Buy or sell: Iowa’s series against Northwestern should be considered a disappointment. Sheyko: Buy. Iowa took two out of three games from Northwestern, but it’s the worst team in the Big Ten. With that loss, Iowa joined...

Big Ten honors Kuebel

DI STAFF

April 14, 2014

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Iowa pitcher Sasha Kuebel was named the Big Ten Co-Picher of the Week on Monday. The Hawkeye junior shared the award with Ohio State’s Greg Greve, the second of Kuebel’s career. During Iowa’s 5-3 victory over Kansas,...