The Daily Iowan

Event focuses on women in politics

JORDYN REILAND

April 15, 2014

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While voters in Iowa have a chance to send its first woman to Washington this November, officials from the state and Iowa City community will meet this weekend to discuss the ongoing issue of electing more women into political...

Paul Ryan’s budget cuts student aid

BRENT GRIFFITHS

April 15, 2014

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Dramatic cuts to federal student aid programs are included in House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan’s budget which passed the Republican-controlled U.S. House last week — a decision he argues is focused on the long t...

Juicing diet plans slim on nutrients

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

April 15, 2014

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Some Iowa City residents are squeezing their fruit so they can squeeze into their summer clothes. But Katherine Mellen, a University of Iowa lecturer in health and human physiology, said juicing has no documented health be...

Iowa City cabins approach restoration

KAITLIN DEWULF

April 15, 2014

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More than 180 years ago, back before the Iowa City skyline was ruled by tall city and campus buildings, the first settlers of European descent in Johnson County called log cabins home. Today, two log cabins built in the late-1880s...

Muscle atrophy could see a green enemy

ABIGAIL MEIER

April 15, 2014

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Maybe spinach wasn’t the only thing Popeye the Sailor should have eaten — green tomatoes can strengthen muscles too.   According a team of University of Iowa scientists, a compound found in green tomatoes can boost...

City officials move forward with fee increases

DANIEL SEIDL

April 15, 2014

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Iowa City officials have taken a step toward increasing fees to maintain services. “Our infrastructure is starting to suffer, and we need some more income,” City Manager Tom Markus said. The Iowa City City Council...

Knowing the run rule

JACK ROSSI

April 15, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa softball’s series finale against Nebraska ended after five innings last weekend. An 18-0 hole forced the umpires to call the game early. A lesser-known rule in college sports, the mercy rule or run rule as it has been...

Hickman, Hawkeyes, can’t overcome

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 15, 2014

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It’s hard to find a good word to describe the start that Iowa pitcher Blake Hickman had in Iowa’s 8-6 loss against Western Illinois on April 15. He wasn’t terrible. After all, he gave up no runs and struck...

Iowa gives one away

JACOB SHEYKO

April 15, 2014

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After Iowa baseball’s 8-6 loss to Western Illinois, head coach Rick Heller spoke about what separated the good teams from the great ones. This game was one of those aspects. In a game that was filled with blunders from...

O’Shea Wilson on his way to shining

JORDAN HANSEN

April 15, 2014

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O’Shea Wilson has never liked being limited to just one event on the track. “When I was little, I hated just doing one event or two events — that wasn’t me,” the freshman said. “I tried every event...

Soccer coach Rainey heads to Dartmouth

JACOB SHEYKO

April 15, 2014

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Iowa women’s soccer head coach Ron Rainey has been announced as the new women’s soccer head coach at Dartmouth. Rainey has served as the head coach at Iowa since 2006, amassing a record of 80-67-17. He has the most...

Point/Counterpoint: Who is the favorite going into the Stanley Cup Playoffs?

DI STAFF

April 15, 2014

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Boston Bruins When you get right down to it, there is simply not a more complete team in the Stanley Cup playoffs than the Boston Bruins. A Vezina-caliber goaltender?  Check. A Norris-caliber defenseman who also just so...