The Daily Iowan

Prof: Journal writing becomes therapy

JENNIFER DELGADO

February 16, 2009

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UI freshman Serena Everhart said she writes in a journal weekly — it’s one way the Muscatine native relieves some of her stress from classes, extracurricular activities, and work. “There are many things you just don’t...

UI prof an Arizona law-dean finalist

MICHELE DANNO

February 16, 2009

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UI law Professor Margaret Raymond is the one of five finalists being considered for the law-dean position at the University of Arizona, officials recently announced. Raymond, the only female finalist, now has the opportunity...

Library acquisitions not yet hurt by budget cuts

KATHLEEN SERINO

February 16, 2009

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Although UI Libraries won’t feel the full effects from budget cuts announced earlier this month, those at the UI Main Library are still prepared to make adjustments if necessary. Library acquisitions — academic resources...

Flood mitigation plan nearly ready

ASHLEY HAUGO

February 16, 2009

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Despite the ominous presence of lake-size puddles and 3-inch blankets of snow, updates to flood-response plans make the UI and Iowa City ready to face the spring thaw, officials said. Last fall, the UI created the Flood-Mitigation...

At the forefront of learning

SHAWN GUDE

February 16, 2009

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Built in 1973, the Lindquist Center houses the highly ranked UI College of Education. But that’s not all. It’s also home to the Iowa Testing Programs, which created the widely used Iowa Test of Basic Skills and the Iowa...

Legislature considers fraud bill

OLIVIA MORAN

February 16, 2009

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In Iowa, nobody is safe from fraud — especially after a devastating flood. Individuals in flood-stricken areas are still struggling financially after a wave of businesses collected money for what resulted in fraudulent services...

Virtual life for Main Library’s Lincoln collection

MARY HARRINGTON

February 16, 2009

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More than 1,000 rare artifacts documenting the life of Abraham Lincoln have moved beyond display cases and are now available online. In conjunction with the bicentennial celebration of Lincoln’s birth, the UI Main Library’s...

Wrestlers slam Gophers 25-9

ZACH SMITH

February 16, 2009

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Carver-Hawkeye Arena got the memo that archrival Minnesota and head coach J Robinson — a Hawkeye in exile — were coming to Iowa City. With emotions particularly high on Senior Day, the Hawkeyes took the 2009 installment of...

Commentary: Wrestling takes no prisoners

RYAN YOUNG

February 16, 2009

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Here is a message to Indiana, Northwestern, and the rest of the Big Ten: For the last five weeks of the season: You better bring more than your best shot when you’re up against Iowa. You better deliver an immediate knockout...

Rough streak continues as Hawks fall to Purdue

SCOTT MILLER

February 16, 2009

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The rebound soared just inches above Jake Kelly’s finger tips, out of his grasp. Instead, Purdue’s Keaton Grant snagged the board, and with it, a 49-45 victory over to Iowa, sending the Hawkeyes home on Valentine’s Day with...

Some lessons in adversity for men’s basketball

CHARLIE KAUTZ

February 16, 2009

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Say this for the Iowa men’s basketball team. A season of adversity has proven the Hawkeyes great teachers to a fan base wading through the second year of a rebuilding process led by head coach Todd Lickliter. And despite Iowa’s...

Hoopsters ride thrilling comeback

MIKE BROWNLEE

February 16, 2009

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It took the biggest comeback in program history, but the Iowa women’s basketball team beat Penn State, 63-57, Sunday afternoon in State College, Pa. Up by two late, the Hawkeyes (16-9, 9-5) got a Wendy Ausdemore 3-pointer with...