The Daily Iowan

Dumping wastes, donations save

LI DAI

May 13, 2015

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Volunteers for an upgraded recycling program are trying to intercept students on their way to the Dumpster. Donate, don’t dump, is an annual program in which the University of Iowa Sustainability Office encourages students...

UI student’s photos go viral

BEN MARKS

May 13, 2015

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When Taylor Yocom posted 33 pictures online, the University of Iowa senior never imagined that only one year later, those photos would lead to international recognition. The photos are a series of black and white close-ups,...

UIPD adding two new police dogs to force

ALYSSA GUZMAN

May 13, 2015

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During police-dog training, it’s not uncommon to hear commands being shouted out by police officers in German, Czech, and Dutch. Not just anyone can call out these foreign phrases and expect a response, though. The dog...

Bike shop business continues for 6 years

GRACE PATERAS

May 13, 2015

Filed under News

Each week, The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at a local business. All three full-time staffers at 30th Century Bicycle, 312 E. Prentiss St., ride their bikes to work each day. The independent shop sells new and use...

Iowa City item of study for presidential cultural exchange program

BILL COONEY

May 13, 2015

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Two young professionals from Southeast Asia will spend May in Iowa City as part of a cultural-exchange program started by President Obama. Genevieve Yee from Brunei and Aria Widyanto from Indonesia are in Iowa City this month...

Tornado risk hard to predict

CINDY GARCIA

May 13, 2015

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With two tornadoes hitting the state this month and summer fast approaching, the risk is unclear for Iowans. Tornado-risk prediction is inherently difficult, especially months or weeks in advance, officials say, because conditions...

Newcomer of the Year: Whitney Jennings

KYLE MANN

May 13, 2015

Filed under Sports

Not many freshman Iowa athletes made a meaningful impact on their respective teams, but Lisa Bluder and the Iowa women’s basketball team missed the memo. Freshman guard Whitney Jennings of Logansport, Indiana, is The Dai...

Iowa heads to Rutgers

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

May 13, 2015

Filed under Sports

After closing out senior weekend with a sweep of the Minnesota Gophers Sunday, the Iowa baseball team will try to end its regular season on a high note when the team travels to New Jersey for a three-game series with Rutgers. Ranked...

Iowa to host Florida State

DANNY PAYNE

May 13, 2015

Filed under Sports

After defeating North Carolina on the road in last season’s Big Ten/ACC, the Iowa men’s basketball team is scheduled to host Florida State as part of this year’s Big Ten/ACC challenge on Dec. 2 in Carver-Hawkeye. Tipoff...

Hawkeyes Ready for Regionals After Lengthy Layoff

KYLE MANN

May 13, 2015

Filed under Sports

It’s been two weeks since the Iowa men’s golf team played at the Big Ten Championships in Newburgh, Indiana, but individual Big Ten champion Carson Schaake and the Hawkeyes have been eagerly awaiting this weekend’s...

Point/Counterpoint: Who should have been Newcomer of the Year?

DI STAFF

May 13, 2015

Filed under Sports

Lefteris Theodorou Lefteris Theodorou, after a tremendous freshman season for the Iowa men’s tennis program, should be the Newcomer of the Year. He was the best player in a freshmen class for the Hawkeyes that has started...

Editorial: Keeping China in check

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

May 13, 2015

Filed under Opinions

In 2012, President Obama made a speech highlighting a specific goal of his foreign policy: a “pivot” to East Asia, where his administration would overturn the Bush-era paradigm of a Middle Eastern focus. This pivot...