The Daily Iowan

University Heights council OKs controversial project

ALICIA KRAMME

December 15, 2010

Filed under News

One University Place is inching closer to becoming a reality in University Heights, much to the disappointment of dozens of residents. University Heights city councilors approved a rezoning ordinance for the controversial development...

COGS holds IMU ‘Grade-In’

ARIANA WITT

December 15, 2010

Filed under News

Audrey Coleman sat in the IMU on Tuesday with a small stack of blue book exams in front of her, a grading rubric in hand, and assorted protest signs spread out behind her. "The university works because we do," one read...

Transfer numbers worry School Board

NINA EARNEST

December 15, 2010

Filed under News

Iowa City School Board members expressed concern at its meeting Tuesday about the high numbers of Schools in Need of Assistance transfers in the School District. Six local schools are designated as being in need of assistance...

Bike theft in Iowa City goes underreported

EMILY HOERNER - SPECIAL TO THE DAILY IOWAN

December 15, 2010

Filed under News

Earlier this semester, Madelyn Walsh was leaving her College Street apartment to go to class when she noticed her bike wasn't where she had locked it. For the third time. "I'm sure somebody out there has had numerous bikes...

New UI Dispatch Center nearly complete

ALISON SULLIVAN

December 15, 2010

Filed under News

Tapping at a computer screen in a University of Iowa police car, Dave Visin points to stars scattered around a digital map — each indicating locations of officers across Johnson County. "To know what's happening in one...

Spotlight: Graduating senior researches drug convictions

MAX FREUND

December 15, 2010

Filed under News

Bianca Pucci moved to Iowa, and two powdery white substances entered her life. Cocaine and snow. The soon-to-be University Iowa graduate from Southern California has fallen in love with Iowa winters, and she just completed her...

Iowa City wind-energy park gets funding

DI STAFF

December 15, 2010

Filed under News

Iowa City's Wind Energy Supply Chain Industrial Park will receive more than $1 million for infrastructure improvement, according to Iowa City Area Development. The funds are part of $7.5 million approved by the Iowa Transportation...

Woman sentenced in Obama records case

DI STAFF

December 15, 2010

Filed under News

An Iowa woman charged with illegally viewing President Barack Obama's student loan records has been sentenced, according to federal court documents. Sandra Teague, 54, was sentenced to two year probation in District Court on...

Barta, Ferentz discuss state of football program

SCOTT MILLER

December 15, 2010

Filed under Sports

In the end, head coach Kirk Ferentz and Iowa Athletics Director Gary Barta called a Tuesday press conference for one reason: damage control. Wide receiver Derrell Johnson-Koulianos remains banished from the team following his...

Iowa finds "flaws" in drug testing program

MITCH SMITH

December 15, 2010

Filed under Sports

In the wake of Derrell Johnson-Koulianos' arrest last week on drug charges, the Iowa athletics department decided to re-evaluate the school's drug-testing policy for current student-athletes, Athletics Director Gary Barta said...

Ballweg has room to grow despite hot start

J.T. BUGOS

December 15, 2010

Filed under Sports

Iowa's Mark Ballweg has risen from unranked to 13th-ranked, from relative unknown to undefeated. But despite Ballweg's rapid ascension in the rankings and in the hearts of Hawkeye faithful, he isn't being hailed as the next great...

Hendricks and Praska are the heartbeat of the women’s track and field sprinters group

AMY TIFFANY

December 15, 2010

Filed under Sports

What do two cats, art, reality fashion-TV shows, sarcasm, and coffee all have in common? They are all interests of Iowa track and field seniors Tiffany Praska and Bethany Hendricks. "We are coffee fiends," Hendricks...