The Daily Iowan

Students go abroad over break

CARLY MATTHEW

February 18, 2015

Filed under News

University of Iowa students are participating in more summer and winter study-abroad programs in order to participate in more than just class. In the 2012-13 school year, 62 percent of UI students participated in study, work,...

Hilltop Tavern attracts locals since 1933

GRACE PATERAS

February 18, 2015

Filed under News

Each week, The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at a local business. The Hilltop Tavern is a restaurant and bar that has been serving Iowa City locals since 1933. The bar, 1100 N. Dodge St., was established righ...

Iowa school breakfast programs see low enrollment

BILL COONEY

February 18, 2015

Filed under News

Low-income students in Iowa public schools are less likely to enroll in low-cost breakfast programs compared with other students across the country. According to the Food Resource and Action Center — a Washington, D.C., nonprofit...

Hawkeyes have no time left for valleys

DANNY PAYNE

February 18, 2015

Filed under Sports

Two weeks ago, the Iowa men’s basketball team was at one of the highest peaks of head coach Fran McCaffery’s Iowa career. It had won at Michigan for the first time since 2008 and beat then-No. 17 Maryland by 16 po...

NFL Combine profile: Louis Trinca-Pasat

DANNY PAYNE

February 18, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa fans are very familiar with Louis Trinca-Pasat. He started 38 games over three years for the Hawkeyes, making his fair share of plays for head coach Kirk Ferentz and Company.  Of course, that didn’t always come with...

How Iowa came to host the National Duals

CODY GOODWIN

February 18, 2015

Filed under Sports

When Mike Moyer started the process of finding a host for this season’s National Duals, he primarily looked at schools with strong fan bases, rich histories, and teams that would be in contention to win the event. In the...

Wrestling notebook: Potential rematches abound for Iowa in National Duals

JORDAN HANSEN

February 18, 2015

Filed under Sports

There’s a good chance that Iowa is going to see a few very familiar faces this weekend in the National Duals. Three teams that Iowa has already faced and beat this year — Ohio State, Minnesota and Illinois — are in t...

Hawkeyes begin Big Ten Championships with a bang

ROD ENGBLOM

February 18, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s swimming team started out the Big Ten Championships at Ohio State Wednesday by breaking a school record for the 200-medley relay.  The relay team of Allison Orvis, Emma Sougstad, Carly O’Brien,...

Minnesota’s conference to lose at the Big Ten championship meet

IAN MURPHY

February 18, 2015

Filed under Sports

More than once this season Marc Long, Iowa’s head swimming head coach, called the Big Ten Championship meet one of the fastest meets in the country. His statement is not hyperbole. The Big Ten Championships are arguably...

Baseball notebook: Hawkeyes heading south again

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

February 18, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa baseball head coach and his team met with members of the media Wednesday to discuss the Black and Gold’s opening weekend as well as what he expects to see looking ahead to this week’s slate of games against Arkansas...

Softball notebook: Gyerman shining, walks an issue for Hawkeye Softball

CHARLIE GREEN

February 18, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Iowa softball team has had an up-and-down start to the 2015 season. The Hawkeyes are 3-5, and coming off an 0-3 weekend at the hands of no. 1 Florida and North Carolina State. While the game with the Wolfpack got away...

Editorial: Support gay conversion therapy ban

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

February 18, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Iowa can once again be one of the first states in the nation to adopt legislation to promote gay rights. Conversion therapy attempts to convert a patient’s sexuality from homosexual to heterosexual. The roots of conversion thera...