The Daily Iowan

Anti-21 activist Patel to run for IC City Council

DORA GROTE

September 1, 2011

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One of the 21-ordinance’s main opponents said he has no plans to try to repeal the measure if he is elected to the Iowa City City Council this fall. University of Iowa junior Raj Patel submitted his application Tuesday to run...

Mike Posner headlines Hawkapalooza

HANNAH KRAMER

September 1, 2011

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An afternoon spent playing such games as bag toss and volleyball in Hubbard Park, eating free food from local Iowa City restaurants, seeing a free concert, and walking away with free goodies — sounds like a lucky day for a college...

IC to plant maze of edible fruit, nut trees

ASMAA ELKEURTI

September 1, 2011

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Picnickers will need nothing but blankets when they descend upon Weatherby Park in three short years. By that time, safe food will be readily grown on some of the park’s trees, available to be picked and eaten. After receiving...

UI mulls water filtration on campus

KRISTEN EAST

September 1, 2011

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Unfiltered water will soon be a thing of the past at the University of Iowa. Over the summer, officials installed new water filtration equipment in some dorm buildings, including Burge, Currier, Daum, and Hillcrest. UI Student...

Captain Steve says he won’t campaign for City Council on-air

ERIC MOORE

September 1, 2011

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Steve Soboroff, radio owner, host, and Iowa City City Council candidate, is welcoming competition and stressing nonpartisanship regarding to his station, KCJJ. He said he does not plan to change his station’s programming during...

Dubuque and UI collaborate on sustainability

JORDYN REILAND

September 1, 2011

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University of Iowa graduate students may get their hands dirty in Dubuque this fall. With the help of an $80,000 grant from the Office of the Provost and Vice President for Research, the second-year master’s students will work...

UI senior sows seeds of sustainability

DORA GROTE

September 1, 2011

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Rays of sunlight shone down on the garden, nurturing the earth as it burst into colorful forms of life. Standing in the University of Iowa Student Garden, located near the Hawklot, Giselle Bruskewitz scooped up a tomato in her...

Only 10 of the 13 football Hawks with rhabdo to return

DI STAFF

September 1, 2011

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All 13 Iowa football players who were afflicted with rhabdomyolysis in January have fully recovered, but only 10 will return to the team this season, according to a report released on the Iowa Board of Regents website. The other...

Hawkeyes look to improve special teams

JORDAN GARRETSON

September 1, 2011

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When a football squad’s special teams are rarely talked about, it’s usually a good thing. Iowa’s special teams were a constant subject of discussion in 2010. It was a bad thing. The painful, repeated blunders factored...

Huskers favored in first Big Ten season

SETH ROBERTS

September 1, 2011

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Bo Pelini stood behind a podium in a Chicago conference room, breezing through a 15-minute press conference. The Nebraska head coach looked at ease in front of the large crowd of reporters at Big Ten media days on July 28, fielding...

Point/counterpoint: Which football frosh will have biggest impact this season?

DI STAFF

September 1, 2011

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MIka’il McCall, running back Say it with me: mick-A-el. OK, so maybe you’re still unsure how to properly pronounce Mika’il. That won’t be a problem for long, though, as Iowa’s Mika’il McCall will make the biggest...

Men’s golf faces uncertainty

BEN SCHUFF

September 1, 2011

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The Iowa men’s golf team spent much of last year positioning itself as one of the top programs in the country. But because of the graduation of last year’s leaders, Vince India and Brad Hopfinger, a sense of uncertainty surrounds...