The Daily Iowan

Coming into faith

BEN MARKS

April 26, 2015

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When Quentin Hill entered the University of Iowa as a freshman, he was an atheist. Now, nearing his time to leave as a senior, he does so as a Jew. Originally a Baptist, during his first year at the UI, junior Asaju Walker became...

Photo depicts Chinese changes

LI DAI

April 26, 2015

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Chinese photographer Wang Wenlan, with a career spanning the post-Mao decades, has produced a rich chronicle of a changing society. “The whole process of China’s reform over the past four decades — whether going...

Local lawmakers concerned about education funding impasse

AARON WALKER

April 26, 2015

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“We’re going to be bursting at the seams in our classrooms.” That is the worst-case scenario for Iowa City School District Superintendent Stephen Murley, who convened last week with local lawmakers and education...

Student Garden hosts open house

BILL COONEY

April 26, 2015

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The University of Iowa Student Garden branched out to students Sunday afternoon with an open house, garden tours, and a greenhouse pull as Earth Month draws to a close. The garden was established in the spring 2009 semester to...

Offense beats defense in spring scrimmage

DANNY PAYNE

April 26, 2015

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If fans in Kinnick Stadium on April 25 were looking for offensive fireworks from Iowa’s football team, they likely went home disappointed. Although the Hawkeye offense beat the defense, 29-28, Iowa’s first-team offense...

Hawkeyes hum through Nebraska in double-header

IAN MURPHY

April 26, 2015

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It might have taken longer than head coach Rick Heller would have liked, but when the machine got rolling, it could not be stopped. The Hawkeyes on Sunday at Banks Field got back to playing Heller-ball, a brand of baseball that...

Weisman likely to take undrafted route to NFL

CHARLIE GREEN

April 26, 2015

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Only two fullbacks worked out at the NFL Combine in February in Indianapolis. Former Iowa workhorse Mark Weisman was not one of them. Despite being one of the most productive rushers in school history, fullback figures to best...

Hawks at best with backs against the wall

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

April 26, 2015

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Jimmy Frankos stood calmly in the batter’s box, the bat on his shoulders as Nebraska pitcher Garrett King wound up and delivered the 3-2 pitch. Ping. A high bloop single into shallow left field, a bobbled catch, and a...

Troubles arise for Hawkeye relay teams

COURTNEY BAUMANN

April 26, 2015

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DES MOINES — Director of Track and Field Joey Woody has made it clear what he wants his team to be known for ­— great 4x100 and 4x400-meter relay teams. The Hawkeyes’ weekend at the Drake Relays, however, did not ...

Gopher pitching stifles Hawks

CHARLIE GREEN

April 26, 2015

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Iowa softball has seen better days. The team capped off its series at No. 12 Minnesota with a 9-0 mercy-rule defeat on Sunday, likely happy just to put a miserable weekend in its rearview mirror. “It’s not fun standing...

Schaake wins Big Ten Championship, Hawkeyes finish second

KYLE MANN

April 26, 2015

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The Iowa men’s golf team traveled to the Big Ten Championships this weekend, and the return trip from Victoria National Golf Club in Newburgh, Indiana might even be a little better than they expected. The Hawkeyes were the...

Hawkeyes wrap up Big Tens

ROD ENGBLOM

April 26, 2015

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After three days of play, the Iowa women’s golf team wrapped up the Big Ten Championships in 10th place out of 14 teams, finishing behind Illinois by 3 strokes.  The team tallied a final score of 901, scoring 305 on the...