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Rainbow graduation celebrates LGBTQ students

EFE AYANRUOH

May 12, 2015

Filed under News

On Tuesday evening, 29 LGBTQA students were honored in the Old Capitol Senate Chamber surrounded by family, friends, and allies. The Rainbow Ceremony celebrates the University of Iowa students’ accomplishment of four years ...

Secondary Roads facility ready to keep things rolling

BILL COONEY

May 12, 2015

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Johnson County’s Secondary Roads and Fleet Management Facility opened its doors Tuesday afternoon to show off the new 39,000-square-foot building. The facility contains county vehicle space, two repair shops, a road-sign shop, ...

Board discusses start times

ALYSSA GUZMAN

May 12, 2015

Filed under News

The Iowa City School Board proposed a change in the school day for the 2015-16 school year, suggesting classes should start earlier. The proposal suggests elementary schools should start at 8:30 a.m., with the junior highs and...

New study examines earnings of various majors

CARLY MATTHEW

May 12, 2015

Filed under News

The difference between the projected salaries of the highest- and lowest-earning bachelor’s degrees is clear, but not all students may choose majors with future salaries in mind. While those with a bachelor’s degree...

Coach of the Year: Rick Heller

IAN MURPHY

May 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

The resurgence of the Iowa baseball program has been well-documented over the past two seasons. It should come as no surprise, then, that the head coach of one of the most successful athletics programs of the year, Heller, is Th...

Blank’s Space

CHARLIE GREEN

May 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

JD Blank walked to the circle to throw out the first pitch of Iowa’s 2015 Senior Day to his younger sister Megan, just as he had done years earlier in the youth leagues of Southern California. It culminated an illustrious...

Hansen: Despite Big Ten tourney run, softball continues to slide

JORDAN HANSEN

May 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

Two wins in the Big Ten Tournament — one a major upset — likely has the Iowa softball team feeling the season was a success. That’s fair; but don’t forget the Hawkeyes lost 40 games for the first time in program history....

4×100 looking for Big Ten success

MARIO WILLIAMS

May 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

Iowa Director of Track and Field Joey Woody has used a combination of six guys on his 4x100-meter relay team during the outdoor season. Despite the issues including baton exchanges, rhythm, chemistry, and energy it’s clear...

Hagan leaves lasting legacy at Iowa

BLAKE DOWSON

May 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

Matt Hagan has been through a lot during his time as an Iowa tennis player. Through two different head coaches and three assistant coaches, Hagan endured it all, with plenty of success along the way. His biggest success came...

Point/Counterpoint: Who should have been the DI’s Coach of the Year?

DI STAFF

May 12, 2015

Filed under Sports

Lisa Bluder Fran McCaffery and the men’s basketball team certainly had successful season in 2015. They reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament for the first time in years and took a giant step forward in terms of pote...

Editorial: Don’t delay on addressing poverty

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

May 12, 2015

Filed under Opinions

On Tuesday, President Obama held a panel at Georgetown University on race and poverty. Up to this point in time, Obama has typically been the champion of the middle class; his campaign strategies focused heavily on emphasizing...

Grote: To my fellow Hawkeyes

DORA GROTE

May 12, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Four years ago, a wide-eyed, small-town girl set foot on the University of Iowa campus without an inkling in her mind of what four years as a Hawkeye would be like. On Tuesday, that same girl submitted her Honors thesis, took...