The Daily Iowan

Every day Bloom’s day

GRACE PATERAS

February 25, 2015

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Each week, The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at a local business. Many locals have received a unique and original arrangement of flowers from the Iowa City business Every Bloomin’ Thing. The flower shop, ...

Group fêtes UI’s 168th

KENDREW PANYANOUVONG

February 25, 2015

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Wednesday marked yet another birthday for the University of Iowa. To mark it, the Campus Activities Board held a celebration for the UI’s 168th birthday in the IMU. The event, the second of its kind following last year&rsq...

Facing up to race in U.S.

CELINA CARR AND EFE AYANRUOH

February 25, 2015

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Identity, history, and racism were all on the table during a discussion on Wednesday. After meeting with media and students in the Old Capitol separately, Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, gave a lecture...

Int’l students seek Social Security numbers

LI DAI

February 25, 2015

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Some international students working in dining halls or convenience stores are there for one primary reason, and it’s not for the paycheck. They are after a Social Security number. “In my sophomore year, I worked...

Demonstration targets Emma Goldman

BILL COONEY

February 25, 2015

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Members of Forty Days for Life, a national anti-abortion campaign, will demonstrate outside Iowa City’s Emma Goldman Clinic during the 40 days of Lent. The worldwide campaign began on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 15. “We’re...

Supervisors discuss budget

BEN MARKS

February 25, 2015

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From the failed courthouse annex to the medical examiner building and a conservation bond, Johnson County has seen a lot of changes and large projects since last year — and the proposed 2016 county budget reflects it. On Wednesday,...

Iowa defeats feisty Illinois team, 68-60

JACOB SHEYKO

February 25, 2015

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If there were any questions on whether the border-state rivalry between Iowa and Illinois still had any fire, the first couple of minutes — and subsequent rest of the game — of Iowa’s 68-60 win answered th...

Hawks White-out Illinois

DANNY PAYNE

February 25, 2015

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With roughly 16:30 left in Iowa’s Wednesday night contest with Illinois, Gabe Olaseni cupped one hand near his mouth and made a shoveling motion with the other. He was looking at his teammate, Aaron White, who had 5 poi...

Seniors relying on each other in season’s final week

KYLE MANN

February 25, 2015

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It’s the beginning of the end for the seniors on the Iowa women’s basketball team, as they enter the final week of the regular season. Only two games remain, beginning with Wisconsin at home today. What arrived in...

Hawkeye swimmers in seventh after day one

IAN MURPHY

February 25, 2015

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The Hawkeye swimmers got off to a strong start on the first day of the Big Ten championships, notching a third-place finish in the 200-medley relay. Senior Grant Betulius opened up the relay for the Hawkeyes with a 21.59 backstroke...

Michigan’s Big Ten Championship to lose

IAN MURPHY

February 25, 2015

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The Michigan men’s swimming and diving team has historically dominated the Big Ten, with 38 team titles to its name, and barring a full collapse, the Wolverines will win their fifth-consecutive title this season. Although...

Distance Track Hawks set for Big Tens after intense workout

MARIO WILLIAMS

February 25, 2015

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It’s Big Ten championship season, and the distance runners on Iowa’s track and field team are ready for the challenge. While the sprinters, jumpers, hurdles, and throwers competed at the last indoor meet of the season...