The Daily Iowan

Hawkeye Caucus lobby for freeze

BILL COONEY

March 31, 2015

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DES MOINES — The State Capitol in Des Moines became a sea of black and gold Tuesday as University of Iowa students packed the halls to share their stories with lawmakers and to advocate for a third tuition freeze. Hawkeye...

UISG debate heats up

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

March 31, 2015

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The University of Iowa Student Government presidential-candidate debate started off calm on Tuesday in the IMU, but shortly after opening statements, things got heated. The debate questions ranged from affordability to sustainability,...

Dancing through the screen

GRACE HAERR

March 31, 2015

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FilmScene welcomed guests on the first day of Mission Creek Festival to view a collection of short films, compiled together as the Iowa Screendance Festival. The festival is a combination of eight short films created by local...

Study shows teen drivers distracted

BEN MARKS

March 31, 2015

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Distracted teenagers are a lot more dangerous than previously thought. A recent University of Iowa study of 1,700 in-car videos found some type of distraction — such as texting or a passenger — causes about 60 percent of...

Bluder to coach at Pan-American Games

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

March 31, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa head women’s basketball coach Lisa Bluder will coach the U.S. team at the 2015 Pan-American Games. Bluder has represented USA Basketball at numerous other international tournaments, including the 2001 World University...

Late hits carry Hawks over Grand View

JORDAN HANSEN

March 31, 2015

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Up 2-1 going into the bottom of the sixth inning in the Iowa baseball team’s eventual 9-2 win over Grand View (9-11) Tuesday, the Hawkeyes needed a bit of breathing room. Grand View starting pitcher Spencer Lockwood had...

Disterhoft will headline new-look Hawkeyes in 2015-2016

KYLE MANN

March 31, 2015

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After losing its Sweet 16 matchup to Baylor on March 27, the Iowa women’s basketball team is likely still basking in the warmth of a historic season amid the sadness of sending off a historic senior class. When the Hawkeyes...

Chemistry lessons in softball

JORDAN HANSEN

March 31, 2015

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As far as relationships on the softball field go, the bond between a catcher and a pitcher is perhaps the most important on the team. This season, the Hawkeyes returned a solid catcher in redshirt junior Holly Hoffman, who, including...

Is Iowa’s international recruitment paying off?

ROD ENGBLOM

March 31, 2015

Filed under Sports

With the Iowa women’s golf team recruiting four freshmen earlier in the fall season, including one from Canada and one from Spain, it seems as if Iowa’s latest recruitment is paying off.    Two of the freshmen...

Mallet doing it all for Hawkeyes

MARIO WILLIAMS

March 31, 2015

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It’s no surprise that sophomore Aaron Mallett has turned some heads and made a name for himself thus far in the 2014-15 season for the Iowa track and field team. If people are surprised, they shouldn’t be. The road...

Hawks to face uphill battle at NCAAs

CHARLIE GREEN

March 31, 2015

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Going into the Big Ten Championships on March 27, Iowa men’s gymnastics was in control of its own destiny — technically, it still is. However, the squad could not hold its position as the No. 7 team in the country, and...

Logic named third-team AP All-American

DI STAFF

March 31, 2015

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The Associated Press released its All-American teams on Tuesday, and Iowa senior point guard Sam Logic was named to the third team. Logic averaged 13.4 points per game along with 8.1 assists and 7 rebounds per game, had nearly...