The Daily Iowan

Selma lives

BEN MARKS

March 5, 2015

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Fifty years ago Saturday,  March 7, 1965, around 600 civil-rights marchers headed out of Selma, Alabama, with the intent of reaching the state capital, Montgomery. However, as depicted in the recent Oscar winning film Selma, the marchers ...

Bars work to prevent sexual assault

CARLY MATTHEW

March 5, 2015

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Some Iowa City bar staff are now taking action on sexual-assault prevention through the new Raise the Bar workshops. Since Raise the Bar started its programming early last semester, employees at five establishments, Bo-James,...

Supervisors argue over ambulance building

DI STAFF

March 5, 2015

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On Thursday, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors had a contentious session in which they voted on sending out a  “request for qualifications” to find architectural and engineering firms to design the proposed...

Coralville announces RAGBRAI theme

DI STAFF

March 5, 2015

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On Thursday, the RAGBRAI Coralville organizing committee announced that this year’s stop at Iowa River Landing will have a Hollywood theme. According to a release from the city Iowa City and Coralville Area Convention...

Students plan rural outreach

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

March 5, 2015

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Some students are hoping to bring vital health care to rural residents in Washington County. A group of University of Iowa health-care students planned an upcoming health event in the county called “Passport to Health,...

Iowa UN hosts 1,000 dinners

DI STAFF

March 5, 2015

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On Thursday, the Iowa United Nations Association held Night of 1,000 Dinners at Old Brick in celebration of International Women’s Day. This was their 14th year hosting the event. Matthew Wolfe, the Executive Director of...

Noise doesn’t phase Iowa’s Gilman

CODY GOODWIN

March 5, 2015

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Brad Hildebrandt was driving on Wednesday afternoon when he got a call from someone who wanted to talk about Thomas Gilman. Of course, he said, but he had to pull over and park because Gilman “excites me that much.&rd...

White leaving unfinished legacy

JACOB SHEYKO

March 5, 2015

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In January 2011, Strongsville High School senior Aaron White attended an Iowa basketball game — the Hawkeyes were in Columbus to take on Ohio State. White got an opportunity to watch his future team in action. Iowa lost b...

Olaseni’s family to watch him play

DANNY PAYNE

March 5, 2015

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Gabe Olaseni’s family has never seen him play in person in Carver-Hawkeye Arena or anywhere in the United States, for that matter. That will change Saturday. Olaseni’s mother, Yvette, his older sister, Folasade, and...

Hawks to face Nebraska

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 5, 2015

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The Iowa women’s basketball team will face Nebraska Friday night in the quarterfinals of the women’s Big Ten Tournament in Hoffman Estates, Illinois. Following a second-place finish in the regular season conference standings,...

Men’s gymnastics to square off with rival Gophers

CHARLIE GREEN

March 5, 2015

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Last season Iowa men's gymnastics finished 0-5 against Minnesota, including performances at the NCAA Team Finals and the Big Ten Championships. Needless to say, head coach JD Reive is not fond of losing to his neighbor to the...

Baseball riding win streak to Tennessee

IAN MURPHY

March 5, 2015

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Iowa baseball will take its seven game win streak on the road to Murfreesboro, Tennessee for a three game series against Middle Tennessee State. A double header Saturday and a single game on March 8 means the Hawkeyes could...