The Daily Iowan

Robillard ready for challenge

CARLY MATTHEW

April 5, 2015

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Twelve hours a day — from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. — the man who may become the next interim president dedicates a full-time effort to the University of Iowa. Jean Robillard, the UI vice president for Medical Affairs, is the top...

Mission Creek nourishes IC

EMMA MCCLATCHEY

April 5, 2015

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Come Easter evening, posts of praise had collected along the Mission Creek Festival Twitter page. “I do want to thank you all for throwing such a fantastic week of pure fun,” Molly Walker, a festival-goer, tweeted....

Iowa lays most eggs

CORY PORTER

April 5, 2015

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It goes without saying Iowans love bacon.  There are entire festivals across the state dedicated to the food.  There are bacon cookies, there is bacon beer, and there is even bacon lip balm. If it exists, bacon can be paired...

Locals ponder social justice

BEN MARKS

April 5, 2015

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Activists, community leaders, and others gathered April 4 to start a conversation about social justice in Johnson County. The event, called Building Communities, was organized through the University of Iowa Department of Communication...

Morgan Brittain ready to give back

BILL COONEY

April 5, 2015

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Morgan Brittain, the REAL Party candidate for vice president of the University of Iowa Student Government, wants to give back to the university by working to bring something he cares about to campus. Brittain’s main focus...

Kolton Dahms wants to step up

GRACE PATERAS

April 5, 2015

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Growing up for most of his life in the pumpkin capital of the world — otherwise known as Morton, Illinois — junior Kolton Dahms never expected to be involved in a university student government organization prior to becoming...

Hawkeyes can’t clear bases, fall to Illlini

JORDAN HANSEN

April 5, 2015

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Three times during its 12-7 series finale loss to Illinois, the Hawkeye softball team left the bases loaded, failing to muster a single hit. Iowa (12-30, 3-8) went 0-for-4 at the plate with the bases loaded during the last ...

Gyerman’s offensive surge much needed for Hawks

CHARLIE GREEN

April 5, 2015

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With Iowa softball ranking at or near the bottom of the Big Ten in every major offensive category, Sammi Gyerman’s big weekend couldn’t have come soon enough. Entering the April 2 game with Western Illinois, the re...

Iowa brooms Purdue

IAN MURPHY

April 5, 2015

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Iowa baseball brought the brooms out for the second time in conference play with a sweep of Purdue over the weekend. The Hawkeyes won the first two games, 9-1 and 10-5, and punctuated the weekend with a 4-1 victory Sunday. The...

GymHawks finish fifth at Auburn Regional

CHARLIE GREEN

April 5, 2015

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The Iowa women’s gymnastics team finished fifth among the six teams at the Auburn NCAA Regional on April 4, scoring 194.475. Iowa failed to advance to the NCAA finals, marking an end to the team’s season. The GymHawks...

Tracksters wrap up competition

MARIO WILLIAMS

April 5, 2015

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The Iowa track and field team divided for various competitions this past weekend, competing at the Florida Relays in Gainesville, Florida, along with the Stanford Invitational in Palo Alto, California. Florida Relays Some members of the s...

Men’s tennis splits matches

DI STAFF

April 5, 2015

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For the second weekend in a row, the No. 68 Iowa men’s tennis team (11-6, 3-3) split a pair of Big Ten matches. On April 3, the Hawkeyes took on Purdue (4-14, 0-6) in West Lafayette, Indiana, and came out with a convincing...