The Daily Iowan

Runners left on base cause problems for Iowa baseball

COURTNEY BAUMANN

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sports

Although the Iowa baseball team lost, 5-2, to Bradley Wednesday, it was not as if the team never had a chance. As a matter of fact, there were plenty of missed opportunities. The Hawkeyes left seven runners in scoring position...

Bradley downs Iowa 5-2

IAN MURPHY

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Iowa baseball team dropped a decision to Bradley, 5-2, Wednesday afternoon at Banks Field, and for the second-consecutive week used a parade of pitchers. Iowa fell to 14-6 on the season. In what will likely become a midweek...

Iowa softball struggling through growing pains

CHARLIE GREEN

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sports

If Iowa’s first five games of Big Ten competition have shown anything, it’s that the young Hawkeyes have a long way to go. After two losses to Nebraska on Wednesday (12-2 in the early game and 16-7 in the second),...

Defensive struggles continue against Nebraska

JORDAN HANSEN

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sports

It has been a rough stretch defensively for the Hawkeyes and in two games against Nebraska, the pain didn’t stop — or even subside. Iowa has given up 98 runs in its last 10 games, while only scoring 43 of their own and,...

Women’s tennis drops in-state rivalry game to Drake

JOSH HICKS

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s tennis team lost out on its chance to beat every Division I team in the state this season after it lost to Drake, 4-3, in at the Hawkeye Tennis & Recreation Complex on Wednesday. Iowa started the D...

Holzhammer passes at 92

JOSH HICKS

March 25, 2015

Filed under Sports

Former Iowa public address announcer Reverend Canon Robert E. Holzhammer died Tuesday, March 24 at age 92. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 11 at Trinity Episcopal Church in Iowa City. The family...

Editorial: Branstad’s administration needs to restore public trust

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

March 25, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Lack of transparency in government looms yet again with another finding of a private email account for a high-ranking public official. Not related to the media outrage at the findings of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private...

Manfull: In defense of Greeks

ERIN MANFULL

March 25, 2015

Filed under Opinions

With five fraternities suspended last week alone, it goes without saying that it’s been an embarrassing week for Greek life. For full disclosure, I am personally involved in Greek life at the University of Iowa. In my...

Evanson: The great traffic camera money trap

KEITH EVANSON

March 25, 2015

Filed under Opinions

When driving through nearby Cedar Rapids, numerous signs with black, bold writing underneath speed limit signs read: “PHOTO ENFORCED.” If you happen to drive 11 mph over the speed limit by the traffic cameras in place...

Lane: Keep our National Parks alive

JOE LANE

March 25, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Edward Abbey, the famous environmentalist and naturalist, once said, “the idea of wilderness needs no defense, it only needs defenders.” Last week, CNN’s Morgan Spurlock did a piece on America’s national...

Blue Moose celebrates fifth anniversary

ISAAC HAMLET

March 25, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

Traditionally, a five-year anniversary is celebrated with gifts of wood or silverware rather than a drag show, new albums, and beds of nails. The Blue Moose Tap House seems to favor the last group, and it will feature all three...

30 years of The Breakfast Club

JASMINE PUTNEY

March 25, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

The 1980s. Undoubtedly one of our country’s best — and most colorful — decades. A trip in the DeLorean would demonstrates the era provided us with such phenomena as high-waisted pants, MTV, and Pac-Man.  But perhaps...