The Daily Iowan

New ICON to début

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

April 20, 2014

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Iowa Courses Online will get a makeover this summer, with a whole new modernized interface involving fewer clicks and more alerts. University of Iowa ICON senior IT support consultant David Long said the update will benefit...

Locals react to Korean ferry accident

LILY ABROMEIT

April 20, 2014

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Sang-Seok Yoon is frustrated with his home country’s government. Yoon is from Seoul, South Korea, and following an accident on April 16 involving a ferry capsizing, he said he and many others are confused, sad, and disappointed...

Focusing on women in politics

IAN MURPHY

April 20, 2014

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White-haired men are not the only ones on Capitol Hill anymore. But their female counterparts are not coming from Iowa. The University of Iowa Public Policy Center held a symposium, Women In Politics, on April 18 to examine wh...

College Republicans shift focus

CHRIS HIGGINS

April 20, 2014

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The University of Iowa College Republicans will hold its Grand Old Party outreach campaign this week. Members will host events such as a roundtable with congressional candidate Mariannette Miller-Meeks and a barbecue doubling...

Planting season shortened

DANIEL SEIDL

April 20, 2014

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Iowa farmers could spend less time in the tractors planting crops and more time in the combines harvesting them this year. According to a study published earlier this month by the Useful-to-Usable Project, the number of days suitab...

Iowa defeats Minnesota, 7-6

JACOB SHEYKO

April 20, 2014

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For six innings, Iowa could not catch a break. Almost every inning, the Hawkeyes got a runner on base, then sent a well-hit ball straight into the glove of a Minnesota defender. But the bats broke out in the seventh innin...

Late wins becoming a trend for Iowa baseball

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 20, 2014

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After the Iowa baseball team blew an incomprehensible 10-run lead to Northwestern in its previous weekend series, it responded by closing out the series with a pair of convincing 8-1 and 5-0 victories on a April 12 double-header...

Michigan State sinks Iowa softball

JACK ROSSI

April 20, 2014

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In the rubber match of the three-game series in Iowa City, Michigan State came out on top 4-0 with the help of pitcher Kelly Smith shutting down the Iowa offense for the second time in three days. The win put the Spartans at...

Hawkeyes come back from California with a big boost from its relays

JORDAN HANSEN

April 20, 2014

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A trip to California for the Mt. SAC Relays might have been just what the Hawkeyes needed as they began an important three-meet stretch. No team scores were kept during the April 18-19 meet, but a squad that needed a bit of a...

Iowa bounces back on Senior Day

KYLE MANN

April 20, 2014

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It was a good day at the office for the Iowa women’s tennis team on Sunday, as the Hawkeyes bounced back from a tough loss against Ohio State on April 18 to defeat Penn State, 6-1. The 34th-ranked Buckeyes visited Iowa ...

Wrestlers place at national championships

DI STAFF

April 20, 2014

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Four members of the Hawkeye Wrestling Club wrapped up competition at the U.S. Open Freestyle Championships over the weekend in Las Vegas. All four members from the Hawkeye Wrestling Club placed in the top eight of their weight...

Iowa drops pair of matches on the road

DI STAFF

April 20, 2014

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The Iowa men’s tennis team traveled to face No. 1 Ohio State and No. 22 Penn State for its final two matches of the regular season. The Buckeyes swept by the Hawkeyes, 7-0, on April 18. Ohio State claimed the doubles point...