The Daily Iowan

Student government gets REAL

CARLY MATTHEW

March 29, 2015

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If one party gets its way, things could get REAL. REAL Party — or Responsible Empowering Accessible Leadership — packed Airliner on Sunday to introduce its platform for the University of Iowa Student Government election. “It’s...

Student government could be a BEACH

ALYSSA GUZMAN

March 29, 2015

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Life could be a BEACH if one party prevails. The BEACH Party — an acronym for bettering, educating, advocating, and changing our home — launched its University of Iowa Student Government campaign Sunday at Mondo’s to...

Mission Creek festival to take over downtown

LILY ABROMEIT

March 29, 2015

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Literature, art, music, food, and film will come together this week to take over downtown Iowa City venues for the 10th-consecutive year. Mission Creek Festival, which will be located in a variety of locations, focuses on literary...

Swim fans from across the nation praise Iowa City and the CRWC

BENJAMIN TOWAR

March 29, 2015

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Swimming fans from all across the country convened at the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center, and they call the men’s NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships a success. “I love it,” Anthony Ervin, a 2000...

Iowa City trees welcome spring

CINDY GARCIA

March 29, 2015

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Iowa City trees on Sunday shed their winter coats to welcome the advent of spring as part of an Unhugging event. The local Tree Huggers Project has made trunk apparel in different styles and colors to place on the trees each ...

Johnson County ranked as one of the top ten counties in health in Iowa

CORY PORTER

March 29, 2015

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Despite being the home of a university with a reputation for hard partying, Johnson County is one of the healthiest counties in Iowa, according to a report released last week by the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps program. Out...

Iowa City Food Trucks get first ok to start operating around downtown

WILLIAM COONEY

March 29, 2015

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Food trucks could soon be coming to areas around, but not in, downtown Iowa City. On March 23, the Iowa City City Council voted 7-0 on first consideration to amend Iowa City’s motor vehicle and traffic ordinance to allow...

UI Student Garden and Office of Sustainability to host events for Earth Month

KENDREW PANYANOUVONG

March 29, 2015

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Earth Month will embark on its 45th anniversary this upcoming April, and the University of Iowa Student Garden will be holding educational and interactive environmental events in honor of the local and worldwide innovative to...

Transitioning Hawkeyes will have no shortage of leadership

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 29, 2015

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OKLAHOMA CITY — All year long, the Iowa women’s basketball team had their sights set on a Sweet 16 berth in the NCAA Tournament. An undefeated home season paired with some truly superb basketball in the tournament&rsqu...

Baseball plays broom music

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 29, 2015

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My, what a difference a year makes. Just one year removed from a series sweep at the hands of an Indiana squad that out-scored it 25-9 over a three-game stretch, the Iowa baseball team stormed back to return the favor and s...

Iowa tops Indiana to complete three-game sweep

COURTNEY BAUMANN

March 29, 2015

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The Iowa baseball team won the battle of offenses and finished a sweep of No. 19 Indiana on Sunday, beating the Hoosiers, 10-6, at Banks Field. The Hawkeyes tallied 16 hits on the afternoon — 11 of which came in the first fou...

Swimmers come up a bit short

ROD ENGBLOM

March 29, 2015

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The NCAAs came to a close for Iowa when senior Grant Betulius along with juniors Roman Trussov and Addison Boschult competed in their events on March 28 in the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center. Neither Betulius nor Tr...