The Daily Iowan

Pondering life after graduation

LI DAI

March 24, 2015

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This May will again be the season of graduation, and students have been considering their plans for life after graduation. For international students, it can be an especially difficult time. They must decide whether stay in the...

Excitement brewing in local beer scene

BEN MARKS

March 24, 2015

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Local beer enthusiasts are hopping with joy because with the planned opening of Paha Hills BrewLab this summer, Iowa City will once again join the ranks of the rapidly growing Iowa beer scene. On July 1, Drew Letcher and son...

Rick Dobyns announces intention to run for re- election

BILL COONEY

March 24, 2015

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City Councilor Rick Dobyns announced Tuesday he will run for re-election as the District A representative on the Iowa City City Council. Dobyns was elected to a four-year term in 2012 that ends in January 2016. “My enthusiasm...

Iowa House settles on Aug. 23 school start date

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

March 24, 2015

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School administrators still don’t have a clear answer on when to begin their school calendars, but the Iowa House has approved Aug. 23 as the earliest date. The bill passed, 71-29, on Tuesday with bipartisan support. But...

Hawkeyes ready for race-track pace

KYLE MANN

March 24, 2015

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The Iowa women are preparing this week for its first Sweet 16 game since 1996, when they will face second-seed Baylor on Friday. Early in the week, here’s what’s on their minds: Dream Season Every team in the coun...

Seniors shine again on Senior Day 2.0

KYLE MANN

March 24, 2015

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The Iowa women’s basketball program celebrated its Senior Day on March 1, and it couldn’t have gone any better. Seniors Sam Logic, Melissa Dixon, and Bethany Doolittle each had beautiful performances in the 92-76...

Indoor track to receive makeover

COURTNEY BAUMANN

March 24, 2015

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After the 2016 World Indoor Track and Field Championships wrap up in Portland, Oregon, the Iowa track and field indoor facility will get a huge makeover. A 200-meter banked track designed for the international meet will be installed...

Wilson itching to get back

MARIO WILLIAMS

March 24, 2015

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To call the situation then-freshman O’Shea Wilson found himself in at the end of the 2013-14 track and field season positive would be an understatement. The team had just won a 4x100 Big Ten championship and first-team...

Baseball delivers the pitch

IAN MURPHY

March 24, 2015

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For head coach Rick Heller and his team, a deep and talented pitching staff is something to be thankful for. Through 19 games this season, the Hawkeyes are tied with Cal-Santa Barbara for the eighth-best ERA in the country at...

Notebook: Iowa comes off mediocre weekend

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 24, 2015

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Iowa head baseball coach Rick Heller met with members of the media on Tuesday to discuss his team as well as its upcoming slate of games. The Hawkeyes are coming off of a busy spring-break trip involving seven games in nine...

Hawkeyes look to defeat Drake and win the state

JOSH HICKS

March 24, 2015

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The Iowa women’s tennis team has secured victories over UNI and Iowa State this season. This afternoon, the Hawkeyes (7-6, 1-3) host Drake, their last in-state rival for the season in a dual match that gives them the opportunity...

Iowa to practice in West Des Moines

DI STAFF

March 24, 2015

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On Tuesday, the Iowa football team announced it will hold an open practice at Valley Stadium in West Des Moines on April 11. The practice is scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. Gates are scheduled to open at 11:30 a.m. Parking is...