The Daily Iowan

Demonstration goes to ‘pot’

ALYSSA GUZMAN AND AARON WALKER

April 20, 2015

Filed under News

The Young Americans for Liberty handed out pot brownies on Monday โ€” but they aren’t the ones you’re thinking of. April 20, or “4/20,” is a holiday of sorts for marijuana enthusiasts. Members of the libe...

Governments from across Johnson County discuss collaboration on shelter

BILL COONEY

April 20, 2015

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Towns from across Johnson County discussed plans for the continuation of the county’s winter homeless shelter program Tuesday night. Officials from around the county gathered Monday evening at the Coralville City Hall for...

Leave it to beaver

BENJAMIN TOWAR

April 20, 2015

Filed under News

University of Iowa Facilities Management has formed a unique partnership with local tree-trimming experts โ€” the Iowa River’s beaver population. Andy Dahl, the Facilities Management arborist, the beavers’ relati...

Poor Farm vies for grant

CORY PORTER

April 20, 2015

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The Johnson County Poor Farm hasn’t been an operating farm in decades, but in 2016, it will be back in business. In the summer of 2014, John Boller, the executive director of the Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry, was...

Psychology department pushing for name change

GRACE PATERAS

April 20, 2015

Filed under News

One of the most visible departments on campus might see a name change. On Thursday, the state Board of Regents’ Education Committee will discuss the proposed name change of the University of Iowa Department of Psychology...

Logic set to start impressing in the pros

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

Sam Logic grew accustomed to playing in front of a crowd during her time as a Hawkeye. The veteran point guard had a habit for wowing the thousands that would cram inside Carver-Hawkeye, Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City,...

Draft a unique experience for Logic, Bluder

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa senior Sam Logic’s experience at the WNBA draft last week was a unique and eye-opening experience, both for her and Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder. Bluder, who attended the draft in Connecticut with Logic and her family...

Green: Iowa’s pitching staff had little chance from the start

CHARLIE GREEN

April 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

Though just 16-33 overall, Iowa softball has clawed its way to a respectable 7-10 Big Ten record. One area, however, has continued, and will continue, to limit the team this season. Pitching has been the Achilles heel for the...

The Box Score: Iowa baseball and the Big Ten

IAN MURPHY

April 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

The No. 21 Iowa baseball team is in a good position with only a month left of the Big Ten season. The Hawkeyes are 10-2 in the conference, only a half game back of first-place Illinois, ranked eighth in the poll. The schedule...

Jones joins Iowa men’s basketball’s 2015-16 recruiting class

DI STAFF

April 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

Head coach Fran McCaffery and the Iowa men’s basketball team completed the 2015-16 recruiting class on Monday, announcing the signing of Dale Jones. Jones, a 6-8, 220-pound power forward played his freshman and sophomore...

Golfers engaging in risky business

ROD ENGBLOM

April 20, 2015

Filed under Sports

Risks are a part of golf. Golfers have to choose whether to take a difficult shot or go for the green in a high-stakes situation. And how a golfer manages risks may determine the outcome of the match. Sometimes, the ability...

Editorial: Iran shows its true colors

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

April 20, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The June 30 deadline for a final Iranian nuclear deal seemed to be within reach just a week ago. Key impasses between the negotiating parties had been overcome, and the rhetoric coming out of Iran’s leaders seemed to signify...