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RAGBRAI bikes through Iowa City

CHRIS HIGGINS AND NICHOLAS MOFFITT

March 8, 2015

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RAGBRAI riders will take a new route through Iowa City this July after an overnight stay in Coralville.   According to the full route release Sunday, the annual ride across Iowa will cut directly through Iowa City, coming through...

International internships beckon students

CARLY MATTHEW

March 8, 2015

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An internship in Spain can cost roughly $8,000 — not including the $1,500 plane ticket — but some say the experience is priceless. Amanda McFadden, University of Iowa associate director of career advising and international...

Students speak out on sexual assault progress

ALYSSA GUZMAN

March 8, 2015

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One year after the establishment of University of Iowa President Sally Mason’s six-point plan, student activists feel that there needs to be more progress made toward preventing sexual misconduct. UI senior Miranda Gehris,...

Cedar Rapids man charged with possession of meth

DI STAFF

March 8, 2015

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Authorities have accused a Cedar Rapids man of possessing methamphetamines. Ervin Duryee, 33, was charged with a controlled-substance violation on Nov. 3, 2014. According to online court documents, officials responded to a...

Amber Alert canceled after girl is found

DI STAFF

March 8, 2015

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After a Johnson County Amber Alert issued this past weekend, 10-year-old Brianna Crane of Solon was found safe after being dropped off by a third party at 1:30 a.m. Sunday. Crane was originally reported as abducted by Kenneth...

Iowa shares Big Ten title

CODY GOODWIN

March 8, 2015

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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tom Brands stood at the center mat in St. John Arena with a restless look on his face and a trophy in his hands. It was the 2015 Big Ten Championship trophy, and to his left was an old friend, a former te...

Fixing the small things

JORDAN HANSEN

March 8, 2015

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After tying Ohio State for the Big Ten title on Sunday, the Hawkeyes have some work to do in the two weeks before the NCAA Tournament. Immediately after the conclusion of the event, head Iowa wrestling coach Tom Brands laid ...

Iowa basketball peaking at the right time

JACOB SHEYKO

March 8, 2015

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Following Iowa’s 66-61 loss to Northwestern on Feb. 15, Aaron White had little to say. Really, nothing could be said besides noting that Iowa played poorly. The Hawkeyes had just lost their second-straight game, following...

Hawks will feel sting of loss for a while

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 8, 2015

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For the Iowa women’s basketball team, the bite of March 7’s semifinal loss to Ohio State won’t soon fade. A team that looked poised to cap off a historic 2015 season with its first Big Ten title in 14 years ...

Diving into diving

IAN MURPHY

March 8, 2015

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DI swimming and diving beat writer Ian Murphy examines the complicated sport of diving by explaining its essential components and scoring system. The Zones Diving Qualifier will be held in the Campus Recreation and Wellness Cen...

Divers looking to qualify for NCAAs

IAN MURPHY

March 8, 2015

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Swimmers have ample opportunity to make the NCAA championship. They need only to hit the qualifying time in their event once, at any meet, in any pool, and at any point during the season. For divers, however, the story is...

Men’s gymnastics suffers setback at Minnesota

CHARLIE GREEN

March 8, 2015

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The sixth-ranked Iowa men’s gymnastics fell on the road to No. 9 Minnesota, 436.000-421.000, on March 7. The meet marked Iowa’s lowest point total since it scored 414.000 at the Windy City Invitational on Jan. 17 —...