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Farmer discovers bull market

ALYSSA GUZMAN

February 24, 2015

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Steve Swenka is a fourth-generation farmer who sells a unique product — bull semen. Rather than selling cattle that would inevitably end up in the food supply people find at their local grocery stores, Swenka sells breeding s...

‘Would You Rather’ opens UISG campaign

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

February 24, 2015

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Would you rather get a PAULA or have Netflix: That’s the new question a UISG campaign will ask aimed at reducing the number of tickets students receive. The UISG Budgeting and Allocating Committee has recently launched...

Artist gives talk at Kirkwood

DI STAFF

February 24, 2015

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On Tuesday afternoon, Serhat Tanyolacar gave a speech and answered questions at Kirkwood Community College, 1816 Lower Muscatine Rd. In a copy of the speech obtained by The Daily Iowan, Tanyolacar had harsh words for the ...

Hawkeyes set for guard trio

DANNY PAYNE

February 24, 2015

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After two wins last week, the Iowa men’s basketball team is scheduled to face Illinois today, a team that provides and interesting matchup for Hawkeyes. Both Iowa and Illinois have 16-10 records overall, and Iowa’s...

McCaffery reacts to Dickerson transfer

DANNY PAYNE

February 24, 2015

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As one may think, most around the Iowa men’s basketball program weren’t surprised at Trey Dickerson’s decision to leave the team and transfer. The sophomore, who was one of the highest-rated junior-college...

Hawks pummeled on pommel horse

CHARLIE GREEN

February 24, 2015

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There are no stars on the pommel horse for Iowa men’s gymnastics — just a group of athletes whose focus is drawn to the team’s most worrisome event. Its lineup is strange — a sort of band of misfits assigned the...

Talcott seeking pro career

JOSH HICKS

February 24, 2015

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Hawkeye senior Shelby Talcott would like to make a foray into the world of professional tennis after this, her last season at Iowa. Talcott is 5-1 at the No. 1 singles position this season, which shouldn’t surprise anyone...

Hagan proving he belongs with conference elites

BLAKE DOWSON

February 24, 2015

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Matt Hagan swung, hit, and delivered a knockout blow to Wichita State and the best the Shockers had to offer. Hagan, the No. 79 ranked player nationally, registered upset wins against the then-No. 20 ranked Wichita State doubles...

Mallett looks forward to Big Ten meet

COURTNEY BAUMANN

February 24, 2015

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After a self-described “slow start” to the season, Aaron Mallett is heating up — and at just the right time. With the Big Ten indoor championships scheduled to begin Friday, the Iowa track and field sophomore is...

Team reactions to Big Tens

ROD ENGBLOM

February 24, 2015

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This year’s Big Ten championships included 11 broken Iowa team records, 10 swimming and one diving.  The Iowa women’s swimming and diving team came out of this year’s Big Ten meet positive and looking forward...

Women’s gymnastics take the 24th ranking nationally

ALEXANDRIA GRIFFIN

February 24, 2015

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So far this season, the Iowa women’s gymnastics team has faced the highs of visible improvement and the lows of injuries and illnesses.  Yet through all the ups and downs, the GymHawks have earned a ranking among the...

Evans wins wrestler of the week honor

DI STAFF

February 24, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa 174-pounder Mike Evans was awarded the Big Ten Wrestler of the Week honor for his performance over the weekend at the National Duals. Evans went 3-0 on the weekend, pinning Tennessee-Chattanooga’s Sean Mappes in 4:44,...