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Hancher construction shows recovery

BILL COONEY

May 11, 2015

Filed under News

The completion of the new Hancher Auditorium and other major campus construction projects in 2016 will mark the University of Iowa’s physical recovery from the devastating flood of 2008. Other flood-related constructio...

Students to ride across America

BEN MARKS

May 11, 2015

Filed under News

This summer, Kyle Gacke, and Connor O’Neill will bike for 4,000 miles — 67-straight days — starting from San Francisco and ending up in Washington, D.C. Gacke and O’Neill are two University of Iowa juniors participati...

Rusty the sloth celebrates 30th birthday

ALYSSA GUZMAN

May 11, 2015

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Roughly 150 people were in and out of the University of Iowa’s Museum of Natural History Monday to celebrate Rusty the Sloth’s 30th birthday. With music blaring, vanilla cake with the sloth’s face, pointy bi...

Exit counseling effectiveness questioned

CINDY GARCIA

May 11, 2015

Filed under News

As graduation looms closer and seniors reach for their caps and gowns, some are reminded of the federal-loan debt they must begin repaying soon through mandated loan exit counseling. However, online exit counseling, usually administered...

Female Athlete of the Year: Sam Logic

KYLE MANN

May 11, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Hawkeyes don’t often come across a top-tier prospect in any sport, but head coach Lisa Bluder and the Iowa women’s basketball team have been blessed over the past four seasons to be led by one of the greatest athletes...

The Box Score: Iowa vs. Illinois, what would happen?

IAN MURPHY

May 11, 2015

Filed under Sports

If the Big Ten could have a do-over, the schedulers may have pitted Iowa and Illinois against each other in the last week of the season. The schedule is what it is, however, and at present, the biggest match up of the seaso...

Goodwin: To Mom and Dad, from Cody

CODY GOODWIN

May 11, 2015

Filed under Sports

Dear Mom and Dad, I’m really glad you weren’t mad that day when my future changed. I’m really glad you smiled and said, “That’s great” when I told you the news. I’m really glad you allowed...

Editorial: Switch to private Medicaid needs oversight

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

May 11, 2015

Filed under Opinions

It’s an argument as old as the U.S. Constitution itself — how much responsibility should we give our government? As it is currently pertains to the state of Iowa’s transition to a privatized Medicaid system, the opinion...

Brown: Loosening terror’s grip

MARCUS VINCENT BROWN

May 11, 2015

Filed under Opinions

The rise of Islamic militant groups such ISIS and Boko Haram have become a global concern, with widespread displays of terror ranging from gruesome beheadings to mass kidnappings. These extremist groups have used propaganda and...

Clegg: Drone madness

CHRIS CLEGG

May 11, 2015

Filed under Opinions

On Jan. 26, a man flew a drone, undetected, onto the White House lawn, where he lost control of the device. What if that quadrocopter would have been packed with lethal missiles? If a pilot who reportedly “had a few drinks”...

Elliot: Deflated universe

BEAU ELLIOT

May 11, 2015

Filed under Opinions

So I see the NFL, in all its wisdom, has decided to give graduating seniors a graduation present in the form of suspending New England QB Tom Brady for four games. This is the league assuming, of course, that most graduating...