The Daily Iowan

Turkish students and community come together for celebration

EMILY BUSSE

November 2, 2009

Filed under News

Almost 6,000 miles apart, Angela Keysor and her husband — both UI graduate students in history — celebrated the same thing this weekend: the Republic Day of Turkey. Her husband, Brian Miller, watched the fireworks and festivities...

H1N1 vaccine is now available to a select group of UI students

SAM LANE

November 2, 2009

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There was a slightly larger crowd than normal at UI Student Health Service on Oct. 30. The day before, Westlawn received its first 150 doses of the coveted injectable form of the H1N1 vaccine. Now, students with certain conditions,...

Kinnick fans do not pass go, do not collect $200

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

November 2, 2009

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Beneath the roaring Hawkeye fans, near Gate B of Kinnick Stadium, is one room most fans have never heard of or want to enter: the holding cell. The cell, used as many as 70 times a game, is the first stop for fans arrested during...

UIHC to begin indirectly soliciting patients

SAM LANE

November 2, 2009

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The concept of patients as philanthropists has raised questions at the UI Hospitals and Clinics. “The foundation is asking patients to support the hospital in a philanthropic manner,” UIHC spokesman Tom Moore said. “Th...

Iowa coaching icon dies over weekend

BRENDAN STILES

November 2, 2009

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Legendary Iowa head football coach Forest Evashevski, who led the Hawkeyes to their only two Rose Bowl victories, died Oct. 30 at his home in Michigan. He was 91. His death came about two weeks after officials revealed he had...

Murder trial on hold until Tuesday

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

November 2, 2009

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GRUNDY CENTER, Iowa — Day two of Michelle Kehoe’s murder trial found her family members staring at her written answers to authorities’ questions, projected onto a screen in the Grundy County Courthouse. Chris Callaway,...

Worshiping God, representing African culture

SHANE ERSLAND

November 2, 2009

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The smoky aroma of grilling goat meat seeped through the open door of the Church of the Nazarene in Iowa City on Oct. 31. Inside, 50 Christians praised their savior. Since they received formal approval last fall to legally practice...

Hawkeyes stay perfect with win over Indiana

BRENDAN STILES

November 2, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Iowa Hawkeyes’ second-half success has been well-documented throughout the 2009 season. And in last weekend’s 42-24 victory over Indiana, the second half had fans talking on Halloween as they left Kinnick Stadium. The...

Commentary: Weezy, where you at?

AMIE KIEHN

November 2, 2009

Filed under Sports

I’m a little disappointed in rappers. Sports talk is so dominant in verses — Wale scribes, “I remain a Giant, and your Jeremy Shockey” in “Chillin’” — but honestly, my hip-hop ambassadors have failed me. I know...

Soccer bounces after comeback

ROBBIE LEHMAN

November 2, 2009

Filed under Sports

Going into their last two home matches of their careers, the seven seniors on the Iowa soccer team prepared themselves for an emotional roller coaster. They definitely rode one over the weekend, which paralleled the entire 2009...

Women’s golf heads to warmer climates for last fall tournament

J.T. BUGOS

November 2, 2009

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s golf team will leave the chilly scenes of Iowa City weather behind when it heads to the relative warmth of Austin, Texas, for the Challenge at Onion Creek. The Hawkeyes will face 20 other teams, including Illinois,...

Sigma Chi wins second straight fraternity league championship

IAN MARTIN

November 2, 2009

Filed under Sports

The fields were muddy, but that didn’t slow down Sigma Chi. Competing on a field that one player dubbed “The Swine Pit,” last year’s Fraternity League flag-football champions repeated with a 19-6 victory over Sigma Phi...