The Daily Iowan

Iowa Brings Two Championship Teams home after debate tournament

Iowa Brings Two Championship Teams home after debate tournament

Andy Mitchell, [email protected]
March 19, 2018
Filed under Campus, News

Intercollegiate debating had its own March Madness conclude with Iowa on top in a historic victory on Sunday. Two University of Iowa debate teams reached and closed out the final round of the Cross Examination Debate Association National Tournament in a double victory, according to a press release. ...

DI appoints Gage Miskimen as the new editor-in-chief

DI appoints Gage Miskimen as the new editor-in-chief

Aadit Tambe, [email protected]
March 6, 2018
Filed under Campus, News

The Daily Iowan has announced that Gage Miskimen will be the new editor-in-chief for the 2018-19 academic year. A native of Marion, Miskimen has served as the creative director for this academic year and has also worked as a news reporter covering the City Council. Miskimen has been involved with ...

Lamar Wilson’s stand-your-ground defense to continue next week

Lamar Wilson’s stand-your-ground defense to continue next week

February 22, 2018
Filed under Crime/Courts, News

A hearing on Lamar Wilson’s stand-your-ground defense began Feb. 22 in 6th District Court and will continue next week. Wilson, 24, has been convicted with voluntary manslaughter, two counts of assault with the intent to inflict serious injury, and intimidation with a dangerous weapon for his involvement...

33 Might Just Be Glynn’s Spot

33 Might Just Be Glynn’s Spot

February 22, 2018
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Heading into the Big Ten Championships and the NCAA Championships, 133-pounder Paul Glynn might have secured his place in Iowa's lineup. By Taylor McNitt [email protected] Regular season has ended for wrestling, and thus, postseason wrestling beckons. Iowa wrestling is preparing for the Bi...

Iowa wrestling clobbers the Cyclones – again

Iowa wrestling clobbers the Cyclones – again

Taylor McNitt, [email protected]
February 19, 2018
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

AMES — In a stadium spattered with red, gold, and black, two Iowa teams walked onto the mat. One walked away with an overwhelming victory. The Hawkeyes, save for a forfeited match at 197, dominated every matchup. No. 3 true freshman Spencer Lee started off the match with his usual firepower, pinnin...

Blotter

Blotter

February 11, 2018
Filed under Crime/Courts, News

Jules Alexie, 34, 923 Cross Park Ave., was charged Feb. 9 with driving while barred. John Boyle III, 20, 402 E. Davenport St., was charged Feb. 11 with PAULA. Darren Brandy, 54, 1406 Pine St., was charged Feb. 9 with OWI. Daria Brown, 18, 727 Grant St., was charged Feb. 10 with providing false...

Iowa wrestling charges through Minnesota

Iowa wrestling charges through Minnesota

James Geerdes, [email protected]
February 2, 2018
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

In what is usually a competitive rivalry, Iowa wrestling rolled over Minnesota, 34-7, on Feb. 2 in Carver-Hawkeye. In his penultimate match at home, Brandon Sorensen started the night exactly how he wanted: with a pin. Iowa’s dual against Minnesota began at the 149-pound weight class, and the...

Civic engagement goes beyond turning out to vote

Civic engagement goes beyond turning out to vote

Marissa Payne, [email protected]
January 23, 2018
Filed under Campus, Local Government, News

Turning out at the polls is merely the first step of civic engagement. As Feb. 5 party caucuses approach across Iowa, student leaders and local officials want people to understand the importance of voting in all elections — federal, state, and local — and be equipped with the knowledge of how to regist...

Iowa’s wrestling puzzle falling into place

Iowa’s wrestling puzzle falling into place

James Geerdes, [email protected]
January 15, 2018
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Tom Brands and Company added one more piece to the ever-growing puzzle on Sunday in Carver-Hawkeye with a 20-12 victory over Oklahoma State, placing the Hawkeyes that much closer with the nation’s top teams. In November, Brands said that we would not see Iowa’s best team until late in the season. O...

Midlands Championships hosts a loaded Hawkeye squad

Midlands Championships hosts a loaded Hawkeye squad

James Geerdes, [email protected]
December 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

The 55th -annual Ken Kraft Midlands Championship is finally here, and Iowa has an impressive résumé. New faces dot the lineup for the Hawkeyes as well seasoned veterans. Every weight class has top-tier talent so, above all, Midlands will serve as a gauge to see where Iowa wrestling stands among s...

Almost good Knight, then turtle hunting

Almost good Knight, then turtle hunting

December 11, 2017
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Wrestling dominated Maryland and squeaked by Rutgers, ending their weekend with very different wins. By James Geerdes [email protected] Iowa hit the road this past weekend for meets against Rutgers and Maryland, and it was a tale of two different Hawkeye teams. The Hawkeyes drubbed Marylan...

A Big Ten weekend away from home for Iowa wrestling

A Big Ten weekend away from home for Iowa wrestling

Taylor McNitt, [email protected]
December 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Wrestling

Walking away from a closer-than-comfortable victory over No. 14 Illinois, the Iowa wrestling program has its eyes on the road trip ahead of it; it will face No. 16 Rutgers today and, with little turnaround, take on unranked Maryland on Dec. 10. While Iowa’s top wrestlers pulled through for a team...