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Et Cetera and Fieldhouse face city council

NICOLE KARLIS

July 28, 2009

Filed under News

An Iowa City City Council decision tonight could set a precedent for the downtown bars that helped the UI garner a top spot in Princeton Review’s latest appraisal of party schools. Several bar owners are expected to attend...

Police release names of officer; shooting and stabbing victims

ABE TEKIPPE

July 28, 2009

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Iowa City police officials said that while the investigation into a July 24 stabbing and shooting is in its early stages, they were able to release additional information about the incident Monday afternoon. In the update, officials...

Officials will weigh threat officer perceived before he fired

SCOTT RAYNOR

July 28, 2009

Filed under News

In the ongoing investigation of the Johnson County deputy who shot and killed a homeless man July 24, investigators will determine whether the officer could have perceived a serious threat. Civil Deputy Terry Stotler, 45, was...

UI gets good ‘fun’ grade

CHRIS CURTLAND

July 28, 2009

Filed under News

John Beyer, a 21-year-old UI senior studying biology, said he was shocked the UI made the “Lots of Hard Liquor” list at No. 17 instead of “Lots of Beer.” The university also took 10th place for “Major Frat & Sorority...

UI Hospitals and Clinics patient falls to death

HOLLY HINES

July 28, 2009

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A patient at the UI Hospitals and Clinics fell to his death from a nearby parking ramp Monday. Hospital ramp 4 is located near the UIHC Pappajohn Pavilion, which houses the psychiatry, psychology, and neurology departments at...

Hawks not in top 3 at Big Ten Media Days

BRENDAN STILES

July 28, 2009

Filed under Sports

CHICAGO — Even with the late-season success demonstrated by the Iowa Hawkeyes last season, the team’s 2009 version might be flying under the radar again. Injuries, regarding inexperience, and a daunting road schedule this...

Big Ten expansion, student support, JoePa & Twitter

BRENDAN STILES

July 28, 2009

Filed under Sports

CHICAGO — Discussions about conference expansion and the addition of a ninth conference game were at the forefront of Big Ten football media days on Monday. Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany described the discussions regarding...

Buckeyes on top of Big Ten preseason

RYAN YOUNG

July 28, 2009

Filed under Sports

CHICAGO — Illinois head football coach Ron Zook remembers when the Big Ten used to be considered a two-team conference. Growing up in Loudonville, Ohio, he saw the birth of a dual dynasty. And for nearly three decades, he...

Hawk-less squad wins Prime Time

CLARK CAHILL

July 28, 2009

Filed under Sports

Jill Armstrong of Lepic-Kroeger Realtors had last year’s Prime Time League Most Valuable Player — Iowa sophomore Matt Gatens — on its side. But a tandem of University of Northern Iowa players led Culver’s of Coralville...

Point/Counterpoint: Was Lance Armstrong’s finish a success?

DI SPORTS STAFF

July 28, 2009

Filed under Sports

YES So what? Lance Armstrong didn’t win the Tour De France in his latest comeback. Yes, it’s a strange sight to see a Tour that he was a part of and didn’t win. But given Armstrong’s circumstances and decorated career...

Clear the way for campus sponsorship

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

July 28, 2009

Filed under Opinions

If you go to a NFL or MLB game, you’re almost sure to find yourself in a stadium named after a huge corporation. Citi Field in New York City hosts the Mets. The world champion LA Lakers hold their games in the Staples Center....

I am a bigot

BEAU ELLIOT

July 28, 2009

Filed under Opinions