The Daily Iowan

UI contends Hawkeye Hideaway logo infringes UI’s trademark

ZHI XIONG

April 10, 2009

Filed under News

Weeks after Hawkeye Hideaway Pub and Grill opened, an attorney for the UI has asked owner David Moore to give up the black-and-gold color scheme and familiar moniker, contending that it infringes upon the university’s trademark. “The...

Lately, business is a shoo-in for local shoe cobbler

TIERNEY HEIN

April 10, 2009

Filed under News

A pair of gray cloth slippers placed on the counter looked as if a dog had ripped them apart. The fabric connecting the sole of the slipper to the upper was completely detached. Fixing them would take time and creativity. But...

Dorms see environmentally friendly changes

CAITLIN LOMBARDO

April 10, 2009

Filed under News

Though going green has been a priority for UI Facilities Management in the past, its most recent steps have grabbed the attention of UI students. This semester, workers are installing environmentally friendly light bulbs and...

Faces of the UI: City council liaison helps search for that elusive responsible drinking

TESSA McLEAN

April 10, 2009

Filed under News

As UI senior Tyler Gunn leaned back comfortably in a black leather armchair in the Iowa City City Council chambers Thursday, he admitted that, yes, he does drink. But the difference between him and many UI students is that he...

UI scholar gave Rome presentation

MEGAN DIAL

April 10, 2009

Filed under News

He gardens, cooks delicious meals, and enjoys driving his John Deere mower around his lawn. And he gave a presentation to high officials of the Catholic Church last month. David Depew, the UI interim director of the Project on...

Chilled water project nears completion: Cofferdam to go

SCOTT RAYNOR and KATHLEEN SERINO

April 10, 2009

Filed under News

UI officials are wrapping up a project that left a cofferdam in the Iowa River during last summer’s flooding, that might have forced waters higher. To cool university buildings, construction workers began laying a 36-inch pipeline...

Women in Law Conference opens Saturday

CLARK CAHILL

April 10, 2009

Filed under News

On the UI law campus, this weekend is all about women. The UI Organization of Women Law Students and Staff will hold its annual Women in Law Conference — an event for prospective students, community members, and current law...

New pseudoephedrine law to cut supply, officials hope

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

April 10, 2009

Filed under News

Officials said they hope a new law — which would track pseudoephedrine sales electronically — will curb a rising number of arrests for purchasing the drug illegally, but they’re unsure when the new system can be implemented. The...

Baseball tries to halt losing streak

JEFF PAWOLA

April 10, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Iowa baseball team (11-17, 2-4) will try to snap a season long four-game losing streak today against Indiana (13-17, 3-2) at Banks Field. Today’s first contest will begin at 6 p.m., with both weekend games starting at 1:30...

Women’s tennis stays positive despite losses

ROBBIE LEHMAN

April 10, 2009

Filed under Sports

Don’t tell the Iowa women’s tennis team that it’s in eighth place in the Big Ten, that it’s riding a five-meet losing streak, or that it dropped out of the top 75 rankings, because it refuses to quit on the season. “I...

Tuition freeze not the best option for fighting college cost

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

April 10, 2009

Filed under Opinions

We were wrong. In an editorial earlier this week, this Editorial Board endorsed the idea of UI Student Government leaders pursuing a tuition freeze. After discussions with representatives from each of the parties in next week’s...

Avoiding small talk

KURT CUNNINGHAM

April 10, 2009

Filed under Opinions

Small talk and I do not make a good fit. Furthermore, I’ve spent half of my life trying to avoid situations that involve talking to people just to kill time. As a general rule of thumb, I don’t talk with individuals in whom...