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Ernst basks in national spotlight

REBECCA MORIN

January 20, 2015

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She never really disappeared from the spotlight following her November win, but newly elected Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, is here to stay. Ernst presented the GOP response to President Obama’s State of the Union Address Tuesday...

Search for UI president begins

CARLY MATTHEW

January 20, 2015

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After approving University of Iowa President Sally Mason’s retirement, the state Board of Regents discussed the process it will use to find a new president. When asked how the next presidential search would differ from...

Regents reflect on Mason’s presidency

CARLY MATTHEW

January 20, 2015

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The state Board of Regents voted to name University of Iowa President Sally Mason “president emeritus” upon her retirement and follow post-retirement guidelines in her original 2007 contract. “My request to...

Council delays cottage vote

BILL COONEY

January 20, 2015

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The Iowa City City Council voted 5-2 to defer first consideration on rezoning the Dubuque Street cottages as local historic landmarks with Councilors Jim Throgmorton and Kingsley Botchway in the negative. Now, the City Council...

Dance Marathon ups social media

BENJAMIN MARKS

January 20, 2015

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In April, Dance Marathon had 500 Instagram followers. This year, however, that number has more than doubled. “Last year one of the biggest thing we were focused on was just really growth in the following we have on our...

Hawkeyes fall to Wisconsin, 82-50

DANNY PAYNE

January 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men’s basketball team traveled to Madison, Wisconsin, Tuesday night in hopes of a sixth win in the Big Ten and a payback win after a narrow loss last season at the Kohl Center. Instead, an 82-50 Wisconsin thrashing...

Moore to return to action against Northwestern

JORDAN HANSEN

January 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

After missing the last two meets, Iowa’s Nick Moore is slated to make his return to the mat on Friday against Northwestern. His disappearance from the lineup was never fully explained, and Iowa head coach Tom Brands continued...

Bluder talks Nebraska, rest of season

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

January 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Hawkeyes sit at No. 22 in the country at 14-3. Their 5-1 mark in the Big Ten ties them for second in the conference with Minnesota as they head into a pair of home games this week against Michigan and Nebraska. Another crack a...

Sophomore class pushes upperclassmen to improve

COURTNEY BAUMANN

January 20, 2015

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Although the Hawkeyes are only one meet into the track and field season, the sophomore class has started to show what it can do. Four sophomores took home titles Jan. 10, including Aaron Mallett in the 60-meter hurdles, Alana...

Hawkeyes earn victories at UCF Quad

JOSH HICKS

January 20, 2015

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The Iowa women’s tennis team began its 2015 season with the UCF Quad Tournament in Orlando, Florida, which began on Jan. 17 and ended Monday. Seniors Ellen Silver, Shelby Talcott, Morven McCulloch, and Katie Zordani begin...

Editorial: Obama faces ideological barriers to agenda in Congress

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

January 20, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Backing a tax increase on the wealthy, President Obama used the State of the Union address Tuesday night as a platform to voice his plan to build up a shrinking middle-class. Since Obama’s arrival in the White House in...

Evanson: The cult in Happy Valley

KEITH EVANSON

January 20, 2015

Filed under Opinions

America is called the “land of second chances” — I am not certain if that is really the case or not, but generally a certain level of compassion is granted to those who seek it a lot of the time. But there are certain...