Today's Photos


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UI sophomore Ethan Rome holds a breakdance pose for Hawkeye Freeze on the Pentacrest Thursday. Rome and other members of the UI Breakers chose to hold a "B-boy freeze"; the event was announced via Facebook, and more than 1,100 clicked attending. More than 100 participants froze at exactly 12:25 p.m. and remained motionless for two minutes. The main location for the event was the Pentacrest, but people were invited to participate anywhere.

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Two cans of Four Loko sit on a counter in Sauce on Wednesday. Thursday marked the final day stores across Iowa were allowed to sell Four Loko.

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A 10-foot long naval vessel navigates the UI's new $4.9 million wave basin on Thursday. The pool is the first of its kind in the world; it is used to measure the seaworthiness of a naval craft.

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Officials prepare to cut the ribbon during the new Shelter House's opening ceremony on Thursday. The facility boasts dormitory and family-style rooms for 70 residents — up from the old shelter's 29-resident limit.

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Children's drawings from the Kids First Workshop at the United Action for Youth are spread out on a table on Thursday. The workshop allows children to cope with their parents' divorces.


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