The Daily Iowan

Bars make changes after liquor-license scare

KATHRYN STINSON

September 4, 2009

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One-Eyed Jakes bartenders scrambled to distribute punch cards at the main bar at 11:30 p.m. Upstairs, manager Tom Lenoch scanned the crowd on the dance floor, intently searching for fluorescent wrist bands on those holding drinks....

State of the arts

MARLEEN LINARES

September 4, 2009

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Music and art students displaced by the flood of 2008 are closer together this fall. UI officials gave a media tour on Thursday of four temporary locations, many of which are state-of-the-art facilities. The tour began on the...

Hawkapalooza fills Hubbard Park

ERIN PHILLIPS

September 4, 2009

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Hubbard Park was transformed into a mosh pit of black-and-gold on Thursday night, as thousands of people stood in anticipation for rap star Lupe Fiasco to take the stage. Frisbees flew in the background next to a bombardment...

Game on, despite H1N1 concerns

SHANE ERSLAND

September 4, 2009

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Breathe easy, football fans. It’s going to take a “pandemic” scenario before officials call off the Hawkeyes’ football game on account of a virus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released detailed...

How the UI addresses student drinking

DI STAFF

September 4, 2009

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The joint UI and Iowa City group created to address excessive drinking among students will hold a meeting late next week to discuss exactly what the school is doing about the issue. The Partnership for Alcohol Safety will talk...

Spotlight Iowa City: Choreographed future

RYAN FOSMARK

September 4, 2009

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Ashley Herrington considers herself lucky. She knows exactly what she wants to do with the rest of her life — and how she’ll do it. “It’s a huge feeling of accomplishment,” the UI sophomore said. “I’m still young,...

Fairgrounds safer with “safe room”

SCOTT RAYNOR

September 4, 2009

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New emergency measures in the form of a public tornado shelter could come to the Johnson County Fairgrounds. The tornado shelter, or “safe room,” would be part of a new Johnson Extension Agriculture County Agriculture building...

Former assistants recognize Fry

BRENDAN STILES

September 4, 2009

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When Hayden Fry became Iowa’s head coach 30 years ago, few could have envisioned the accomplishments he would achieve. His legacy is second to none in the Hawkeye State — he won 143 games in 20 years and took Iowa to three...

Hawkeyes wary of UNI

SCOTT MILLER

September 4, 2009

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It was a game nearly two years ago to the day, at a place some 447 miles away via I-80 and I-94 that changed forever how college football powerhouses approach their early season opponents from the Football Championship Subdivision. Appalachian...

Uphill path begins for men’s cross country

SEAN MORGAN

September 4, 2009

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While football will start their 2009 campaign against a relative “cupcake” team in Northern Iowa, the Panther’s men’s cross-country squad will do more than serve as a walk through for Iowa head coach Larry Wieczorek’s...

Home-course advantage applicable to women harriers

MICHELE DANNO

September 4, 2009

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Iowa women’s cross-country runner Kelsey Hart has been preparing all summer to compete with her team in its first meet today — the Hawkeye Invitational at the Ashton Cross-Country Course. Although Hart has won a few meets...

Griesbaum calling for “fighter’s mentality”

JORDAN GARRETSON

September 4, 2009

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Tracey Griesbaum is calling for a “fighter’s mentality” in her field-hockey players. Coming off last weekend, when Iowa started its season 0-2, the 10th-year head coach’s squad will need to deliver on that demand and...