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Anti-Semitism on the rise

BEN MARKS

March 4, 2015

Filed under News

In the past month, vandals painted swastikas on the walls of a Jewish fraternity at the University of California-Berkeley and inside a dorm at George Washington University, in Washington, D.C. A study released this month fo...

Symposium to address “age of humans”

BENJAMIN TOWAR

March 4, 2015

Filed under News

Historians, writers, scientists, and performers from all over the world are gathering in Iowa City today to address what is called the “Anthropocene,” or the age of humans. The University of Iowa will welcome scholars...

Woman accused of heroin possession

DI STAFF

March 4, 2015

Filed under News

Authorities have accused a woman of possessing heroin. Rebecca Castagno, 39, was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance on June 24, 2013. According to online court documents, officers acquired a search...

Utah man accused of marijuana possession

DI STAFF

March 4, 2015

Filed under News

Authorities have accused a Murray, Utah, man of possession and intent to deliver marijuana. Uriel Flores, 20, was charged with a controlled-substance violation and failure to affix drug stamp on Tuesday. According to online...

How life imitates wrestling

CODY GOODWIN

March 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Wrestling is not easy, but neither is life, Dan Gable said. This is one of the many lessons he hopes readers take away from his new book, A Wrestling Life: The Inspiring Stories of Dan Gable. “This book, to me — it...

Looking for Sorensen to ‘blossom’

JORDAN HANSEN

March 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Let’s get this straight, Brandon Sorensen did not come out of nowhere this season. Sure, it’s true that No. 1 seed at 149-pounds in this weekend’s Big Ten Tournament redshirted the 2013-14 season, but don’t...

Amosu, Lewis, Mallett headed to NCAAs

COURTNEY BAUMANN

March 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

The NCAA announced the Division I indoor track and field championship selections on Tuesday, and three Iowa athletes made the cut. Babatunde Amosu, Kevin Lewis, and Aaron Mallett will all make the trip down to Fayetteville,...

Relays bother Iowa at B1G Championships

IAN MURPHY

March 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Iowa medley relays will both swim again at the NCAA meet. Both the 200- and 400-medley relays secured NCAA A cuts, meaning Iowa will swim each relay at least one more time in its home pool this season. Even better, the...

Notebook: Pitching fuels hot Hawkeye start

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa baseball coach Rick Heller met with the media Wednesday to discuss his team’s current winning streak as well as discuss what’s on the horizon for the Black and Gold. Winners of seven straight, the Hawkeyes will...

Iowa softball seeks attack mode

CHARLIE GREEN

March 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Following its best weekend of the season, the Iowa softball team is on the offensive — hoping an aggressive approach will translate into more consistent results. "I know we didn't do well the [previous] weekend,"...

Notebook: Iowa ready for conference championships

CODY GOODWIN

March 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands isn’t into clichés. His words are often just a free-flowing stream of conscience thoughts, though they are sometimes strategically packaged, always careful to never reveal too much. On Wednesday,...

Editorial: Netanyahu’s speech underscores wider divide in relations

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

March 4, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Accompanying many of the articles about Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress on Tuesday is an image of him pointing into the distance with fury. The tone of anger and condemnation is palpable from the picture...