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Yoga on the rise in Iowa City

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

March 9, 2015

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Yoga participation is on the rise. In fact, in 2012, 9.5 percent of adults and 3.1 percent of children participated in yoga in the United States — nearly 23 million people were practicing yoga at the time — according t...

New student regent ambitious

CARLY MATTHEW

March 9, 2015

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From being elected to student council in middle school to becoming a University of Northern Iowa Student Government senator, UNI freshman Rachael Johnson considers leadership “an incredible passion of [hers].” On...

Murray named as incoming DI editor

EFE AYANRUOH

March 9, 2015

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The long wait for UI junior Stacey Murray came to an end as she was announced as the next editor-in-chief of The Daily Iowan on Monday evening. “I am nervous, but I am really excited,” Murray said. “The best par...

Students react to garbage can relocation

ALYSSA GUZMAN

March 9, 2015

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After removing garbage bins from classrooms, University of Iowa officials said the program has saved money, although some students are not so happy. In August 2012, two buildings at the University of Iowa — the English-Philosophy...

On-campus charges decrease in 2014

GRACE PATERAS

March 9, 2015

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The University of Iowa police spent the past year dealing with fewer incidents, according to a recent state Board of Regents report. In 2013, there were 1,819 total charges, according to the report. In 2014, charges dropped to...

Local restaurants prepare for RAGBRAI

CORY PORTER

March 9, 2015

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On July 25, thousands of cyclists participating in RAGBRAI will pour into Iowa City to take in the sights and perhaps fill up on local food before heading to Davenport to dip their tires in the Mississippi River. Iowa City businesses...

Iowa City woman was charged with possession and intent to deliver marijuana

DI STAFF

March 9, 2015

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Authorities have accused an Iowa City woman of possessing marijuana. Sarah Nutter, 25, was charged with delivery and possession with intent to manufacture or deliver marijuana and failure to affix a drug tax stamp on Oct. 29,...

White’s surge fuels Hawkeyes

JACOB SHEYKO

March 9, 2015

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With time winding down on the shot clock, Aaron White ran off a screen and pulled up from beyond the 3-point arc. He sank the shot, ran back with his arms in the air, three fingers held up on each hand. It was the last shot of...

Cherish the rock, Hawks learn

KYLE MANN

March 9, 2015

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The Hawkeyes fell short of a Big Ten championship over the weekend, but they still have high expectations for the upcoming NCAA Tournament. To avoid a similarly disappointing departure, the Hawkeyes will have to learn from the...

Iowa, Ohio State, Mizzou all primed for NCAA run

CODY GOODWIN

March 9, 2015

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Missouri’s Alan Waters was given the Most Outstanding Wrestler Award of the Mid-American Conference Tournament over the weekend. He deserved it after winning two matches by technical fall and nearly getting a major decision...

Six Hawkeyes honored

DANNY PAYNE AND RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 9, 2015

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Four members of the Iowa men’s and women’s basketball teams were honored by the Big Ten on Monday. On the men’s side, Aaron White was named consensus All-Big Ten, and Jarrod Uthoff was named to the third team by league...

"Lefty" with worlds of potential

BLAKE DOWSON

March 9, 2015

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In the game of tennis, there is a certain level of fire and tenacity that a player must possess in order to become great. Lefteris Theodorou has that fire and tenacity. And then some. Anyone who has watched Theodorou, or “Lefty,”...