Senate passes Education Bill

The Education Appropriation Bill has passed the senate 28-21. The bill, which carried bi-partisan support, will allow for a second straight tuition freeze for in-state students at the regent universities. Two republicans joined 26 democrats who voted to pass the bill, which cleared a conference committee around 4 p.m. today.  The bill will now be sent […]

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Tuition freeze underway

A bill allowing tuition freeze at the three Regent institutions for the second straight year passed the conference committee this afternoon. The bill must still be voted on by both legislatures and then signed off by Governor Terry Branstad.  However, University of Iowa officials are hopeful about the increase. “Right now, at this point, it […]

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Men’s Basketball: Atwood delays decision

According to multiple media reports, sought-after-junior-college-power forward Willie Atwood’s will delay his decision on where he will play Division-I basketball. Atwood’s decision was originally supposed to come today, but it is now scheduled for Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Iowa, Florida State, and Arizona State are believed to be the three schools Atwood is considering.

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West entrance to Old Capitol Mall closed

The west entrance to the Old Capitol Mall is currently closed due to a large crack in a window. Officials believe a bird hit a large picture window above the entrance. The entrance is closed as a precaution to prevent pedestrians from being hit in case the glass were to pop off.  

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Hawkeyes to send 17 different events to Drake Relays

The official Drake Relay’s starter list was released Mondayp and the Hawkeyes find themselves in prime position with 17 different events, including six relays. Even better for Iowa, in several of those events, more than one student-athlete qualified. Events start on Wednesday, April 23 and run through Saturday, April 26. Without further ado, here are […]

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Feature: Iowa’s comeback propels them over Minnesota

Led by Sasha Kuebel and patient hitting, Iowa slowly but surely removed a five-run Minnesota lead. By Jacob Sheyko jacob-sheyko@uiowa.edu It’s hard to define a mid-April game against Minnesota as a must win, but that’s exactly what Iowa baseball’s 11-5 win felt like. In a game that looked over within the first inning, Iowa slowly […]

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Recap: Kuebel comes on late in Iowa win

Pitcher Sasha Kuebel started out rocky but rounded into form in Iowa’s 11-5 win over Minnesota. by Ryan Rodriguez ryan-rodriguez@uiowa.edu Things started off a little bit rough for Iowa pitcher Sasha Kuebel. Just three pitches into his Saturday afternoon debut, Kuebel dinged Minnesota leadoff hitter Connor Schaefbauer right in the numbers to put one on. One on, […]

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Recap: Iowa drops game to Minnesota, 4-3

In a game of missed opportunities, Iowa dropped their eighth Big Ten game of the season. By Jacob Sheyko jacob-sheyko@uiowa.edu After the majority of Iowa baseball’s losses, head coach Rick Heller will talk about what separates good teams from great teams. Right now, Iowa is a good team. They’re already two wins away from reaching […]

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Iowa Baseball Report card: Lack of hitting proves costly for Iowa

The University of Iowa baseball team dropped a 4-3 nail biter to the Minnesota Gophers thanks to a lack of clutch hitting from the Hawkeyes. By Ryan Rodriguez ryan-rodriguez@uiowa.edu Pitching: B+ For the first five innings, Iowa starter Calvin Mathews looked just about as dominant as you could imagine, showing full control over all of […]

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Twelfth sexual assault reported to UI officials

University of Iowa officials have received a report of another sexual assault. This would be the twelfth sexual assault reported for the 2013-14 academic year. The student reported to UI staff that she had been sexually assaulted this past fall semester by an acquaintance at an on-campus residence hall. The student and acquaintance attended an […]

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