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Video: Football Forum – ISU Cyclones

DI SPORTS STAFF

September 10, 2009

Filed under Sports

Be sure to visit dailyiowan.com every day throughout the 2009 football season for The Daily Iowan Football Forum, an in-depth discussion among DI and Daily Iowan TV football reporters about the Iowa Hawkeyes. Today’s Football...

Downtown vendors must hold certain hours

CHRIS CURTLAND

September 10, 2009

Filed under News

In the world of Iowa City food carts, the night owl gets the revenues — but the early bird gets the crêpes. The city requires vendors downtown to operate at certain times throughout the week, but many set their own hours. “We...

Four spectators use Kinnick’s new text-for-help system

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

September 10, 2009

Filed under News

Spectators at Hawkeye football games look forward to the physical action at Kinnick Stadium, just as long as it is on the field and not in the stands. With the introduction of FanAssist, a new text-for-help program, fans at Kinnick...

Iowans getting political at a younger age

KEVIN HOFFMAN

September 10, 2009

Filed under News

As three UI students contend for spots on the Iowa City City Council, they’re reflecting what some say is a statewide trend of younger involvement in politics. This November’s election comes a year after Barack Obama was...

Doors open for early education

LAUREN MILLS

September 10, 2009

Filed under News

Story circles, snack time, tempera paints — these memories of preschool days are now available to more students in the Iowa City School District. The Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program, which allows 4-year-olds to attend...

Spotlight Iowa City: UI professor fought for freedom during civil-rights era

EMILY BUSSE

September 10, 2009

Filed under News

The police officer’s face was an inch from hers when he started screaming. “Shut up and stop that singing. I told you to shut up, n--ger.” But Tisch Jones didn’t stop. Although the other protesters had quieted, Jones...

Student finds ticket to business success

ERIN PETTIT

September 10, 2009

Filed under News

What began as an idea for a classroom assignment has now become a business for UI student and entrepreneur Dustin Waner. That idea made its virtual début about two weeks ago when he launched universiticks. com, an online market for people wanting to b...

DMACC students now have the chance to graduate as Hawkeyes

EMILY BUSSE

September 10, 2009

Filed under News

After years in the works, the UI is partnering with Des Moines Area Community College in a program enabling community college students to graduate as a Hawkeye without ever leaving their campus. The partnership will allow students...

Sex offender charged with failing to register

DI METRO STAFF

September 10, 2009

Filed under News

A convicted sex offender was recently arrested for allegedly failing to register after moving to Iowa City, according to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office. Michael Roe, Jr., 28, 411 S. Lucas St. Apt. 2, was charged for violating...

Football team recalls iconic decal

AMIE KIEHN

September 10, 2009

Filed under Sports

In 1987, Neil Young stepped on stage in Lincoln, Neb., laden with a heavy heart, a guitar to his back and a harmonica hanging below his lips. The singer/songwriter was set to perform to the tens of thousands attending the third...

Women’s golf looks to contend

J.T. BUGOS

September 10, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s golf team finished fifth at the Big Ten championships last spring, carding their team’s season-best 18-hole score of 305 in one day of play. The top-five finish was the highest the Hawkeyes have placed since...

Freshman tennis player towers over the rest

JAKE KRZECZOWSKI

September 10, 2009

Filed under Sports

Garrett Dunn has always been the tall kid. You’ve seen his type —standing in the back middle of the class picture, a head above everyone else. The one with the awkward lean in his neck from craning over friends and feet too...