The Daily Iowan

UI no fan of cans

JOHN DOETKOTT

August 27, 2009

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UI officials are drafting a letter in President Sally Mason’s name asking the Anheuser-Busch corporation to reconsider using black and gold colors in its “Fan Can” promotion. The future of the popular campaign has come...

Student-veterans pinched by aid delay

SHANE ERSLAND

August 27, 2009

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After five years of active duty in the Army and four days into his second year at the UI, Drew Mangler is unsure how he will pay his rent. Mangler, like roughly 60 other UI students, applied for financial aid for the new Post-9/11...

A taste of wet Iowa City

CHRIS CURTLAND

August 27, 2009

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The Taste of Iowa City brought varying tastes, walks of life, and weather patterns to downtown Wednesday. But the mid-afternoon downpour didn’t deter event organizer and Bo-James owner Leah Cohen from going on with the show. “We’re...

Not perfect, but it’s home

LAUREN MILLS

August 27, 2009

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When a Cambus with a sign “Music/Theater” clanked to a halt in front of Schaeffer Hall this week, there were no passengers inside. The lack of music students laden with instruments marks progress made in finding facilities...

Cultural centers upbeat

EMILY BUSSE

August 27, 2009

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Four homes of the UI cultural centers sit tucked in a tree-lined side street away from the rush of Grand Avenue traffic. Screen doors snap shut as students wander in and out of the houses that are meant to feel like home. Until...

Kehoe wants mock jury

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

August 27, 2009

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The attorney for a Coralville woman accused of killing her 2-year-old son in 2008 asked a Buchanan County judge on Wednesday to take uncommon measures to determine whether a jury can be impartial. Andrea Dryer, a Waterloo-based...

Panel covers Iran’s turmoil

ERIN PETTIT

August 27, 2009

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Maryam Deravi told an audience of roughly 40 she worried for her family in Iran because of the controversial presidential elections. “It’s stressful,” she said. “I want everyone to know what’s going on. I feel like...

Certificates popular at UI

SAM LANE

August 27, 2009

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Students have long pursued minors during their college careers, but now, many are tacking one of the UI’s 18 certificate programs onto their résumés. The university has added several certificates in the past few years, including...

Spotlight Iowa City: Blending rhythm and shorin-ryu

ERIC ANDERSEN

August 27, 2009

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Onstage, Forrest Heusinkveld rapslike a professional MC while keeping the beat for Iowa City band the Uniphonics. In his spare time, the UI percussion- and jazz-studies major devotes his attention to karate, in which he recently...

In footsteps of defensive giants

SCOTT MILLER

August 27, 2009

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Kirk Ferentz knew this day would come. There would come a time when his two defensive tackles, his two players that epitomized Iowa football more than anyone else, his two staunch leaders on the field and in the locker room, would...

Big Ten Preview: Gophers set for golden season

SCOTT MILLER

August 27, 2009

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If you haven’t noticed, Tim Brewster is fired up. Maybe it’s the return of offensive duo Adam Weber and Eric Decker that has Brewster, the Minnesota head coach, especially amped about the upcoming season. Maybe it’s new...

Big league fun

MITCH SMITH

August 27, 2009

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Is this Iowa? No, it’s heaven. The Urbandale Little League All-Stars became the first Iowa team to represent the Midwest Region since 2005 this week, playing on what most Little Leaguers consider the field of dreams — Howard...