Monthly Archives: January 2012

Tuesday Trivia, January 10, 2012

 

What color did Hayden Fry have the visitors’ locker room painted (claiming that it would put opponents in a “passive mood”)?

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Hawkeye History: January 09, 1975

The UI sponsored a car pool matching service for commuter students. Some on campus appreciated the opportunity to save on rising gas costs, while others used the special permits to register a second car and get a better parking spot.

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- The national speed limit was 55 mph to reduce the country’s oil consumption.
- The bar in the Iowa…

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UIAA Week in Review: Jan. 01-06, 2012

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Hawkeye History: January 05, 1960

600 Iowa students shared their dorm rooms with high school visitors during an Old Gold Days student recruitment event. The students also served as hosts and guides for the guests.

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-       McDonald’s sold their All-American Meal for 45 cents and offered delivery.

-       The UI Young Democrats had just organized a “Kennedy for President” club.

-       The Iowa men’s basketball team…

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Share Your Story: Once a Hawkeye…

We’ve been getting some great submissions this week, including one from former Iowa basketball star Megan Skouby, who is now playing overseas in Switzerland! Read the testimonials and submit your own!

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Hawkeye History: January 03, 1923

The University of Iowa medical school received a gift of $2.2 million from the Rockefeller Foundation, which, at the time, was the largest gift ever made to a tax-supported institution in the United States. Adjusted for inflation, it would be a $30 million gift in today’s dollars. A part of the old general hospital – often recognized by the landmark…

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Tuesday Trivia: January 03, 2012

Tuesday Trivia: What song plays as the Hawkeye football team enters the field before a game at Kinnick Stadium?

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