The Daily Iowan

Many still contest chemistry report

SAM LANE

December 14, 2009

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Despite a lengthy and detailed investigation into health concerns in the Chemistry Building, those who work and study there say they are frustrated with the lack of progress made to improve conditions. After receiving complaints...

IMU set for finals

KATHRYN STINSON

December 14, 2009

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UI students preparing for exams this week can find some relief in the grueling effort to stay awake all night to snag that final A. The UI is providing its traditional study essentials on campus such as free coffee, snacks, and...

Students volunteer as first responders

EMILY BUSSE

December 14, 2009

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Chris Couch remembers the screaming. And the blood. It was the weekend of July 4, and Couch, a UI medical student, was traveling with his younger sister and her friend along a highway in upper Michigan on the way to surprise...

Officials see no more cuts

JORDAN FRIES

December 14, 2009

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The Iowa Revenue Estimating Conference concluded its Dec. 11 meeting with a rare announcement of hopeful news. Despite a further decrease in state revenue — roughly $37 million less than officials estimated in the fall —...

Spotlight Iowa City: After senior graduates, Tanzania calls

MARLEEN LINARES

December 14, 2009

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Lisa Enloe vividly recalls when her 8-year-old daughter sat down across from her at the dinner table and announced she was going to “get rich” when she grew up and then move to Africa and help people improve their lives. “That’s...

Nonprofits to receive $100,000-plus

DI STAFF

December 14, 2009

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The Johnson County Community Foundation is set to award more than $100,000 in grants to 47 area nonprofit organizations at a luncheon on Jan. 8. More nonprofits applied for larger grants this year than ever before, said Mike...

H1N1 vaccine available for all Iowans

DI STAFF

December 14, 2009

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The Iowa Department of Public Health announced that, beginning today, all Iowans will be eligible to receive the H1N1 flu vaccination. Another wave of the illness is expected in January and February. Previously, only those in...

Gatens a bright spot in defeat

BRENDAN STILES

December 14, 2009

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AMES — As Matt Gatens walked off the Hilton Coliseum hardwood with the rest of his teammates following Iowa’s loss to Iowa State, the dejection was evident. For the second time in four days, the Iowa men’s basketball team...

AquaHawks lose to Cyclones

MITCH SMITH

December 14, 2009

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The Cyclones increased their lead in the annual Hy-Vee Cy-Hawk series on Dec. 11 in Ames, defeating the Iowa women’s swimming and diving team, 167-133, in both squads’ final meet of the 2009 calendar year. Iowa will embark...

Stanzi, Angerer share team MVP

DI STAFF

December 14, 2009

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Iowa senior linebacker Pat Angerer and junior quarterback Ricky Stanzi were named cowinners of the Roy J. Carver Most Valuable Player Award at the team’s annual awards banquet on Dec. 12. Angerer finished the regular-season...

Angerer honored

DI STAFF

December 14, 2009

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Iowa senior linebacker Pat Angerer was named to the Football Writers Association of America’s first All-America team on Dec. 12 — one of only two Big Ten players to make the list. Michigan State linebacker Greg Jones also...

UI earns officiating honor

MITCH SMITH

December 14, 2009

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A.J. Haduch is a walking sports rule book. As a referee, it comes with the territory. The UI senior’s passion for donning the stripes has earned him one of the intramural officials’ highest annual honors. As the Iowa football...