The Daily Iowan

Officials cite UI ‘Think Before You Drink’ for lower tailgating tickets

MATT STARNS

September 6, 2011

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This past weekend’s tailgating crowd was apparently less rowdy than crowds in previous years — cops issued fewer tickets over the weekend than they did during the Hawkeyes’ home opener weekend last year. And while the cause...

Eastern Iowa leaders say lobbyists have been good for their towns

ASMAA ELKEURTI

September 6, 2011

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As Iowa City officials discuss hiring a lobbyist to push for the city’s interests in Des Moines, leaders from other Eastern Iowa communities say having a voice in the statehouse has been positive. Officials in places like Coralville...

UI Student Garden starts seed-saving

DORA GROTE

September 6, 2011

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Food won’t be the only thing University of Iowa students harvest from their garden this fall. This semester, officials with the UI Student Garden plan to increase seed-saving practices as a means for financial and educational...

UI Greek community keeps growing

KRISTEN EAST

September 6, 2011

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After two weekends of walking around campus wearing floral dresses and high heels, hundreds of University of Iowa recruits ran toward their respective sororities tightly clutching their long-awaited invitations. This year, UI...

UI freshman an amateur professional laser tag player

BEN SCHUFF

September 6, 2011

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Steven Czechowski started playing laser tag for fun as a young kid at friend’s birthday parties. But the Elk Grove Village, Ill., native’s passion for the game evolved by his junior and senior years of high school, when...

Yacht Club owner buys Gabe’s

DI STAFF

September 6, 2011

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Scott Kading, the owner of the Yacht Club, 13 S. Linn St., recently purchased Gabe’s, 330 E. Washington St. “We are very excited about this opportunity to join the forces of two live-music venues just down the alley from...

Coralville fire kills 14-year-old

DI STAFF

September 6, 2011

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An early morning duplex fire in Coralville resulted in the death of 14-year-old Ramone Bryant and the injury of two others, according to a press release by the Coralville Fire Department. Firefighters responded around 1:07 a.m....

Iowa’s defense solid in domination of TTU

SETH ROBERTS

September 6, 2011

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Tre Lamb backpedaled into the safety of the pocket and cast his eyes downfield. The Tennessee Tech quarterback spotted running back Adam Urbano cutting through the middle of the soggy Kinnick Stadium field and whipped the ball...

Commentary: 2011 Hawkeyes still a mystery

JORDAN GARRETSON

September 6, 2011

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Kirk Ferentz called Iowa’s 34-7 win over Tennessee Tech “strange.” James Vandenberg described it was “a different experience.” Maybe Collin Sleeper said it best. “That was pretty crazy, wasn’t it?” the Hawkeye...

Q&A: Tim Dwight reflects on 2011 squad, broken records

SAM LOUWAGIE

September 6, 2011

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DI: What does this honor mean to you? Dwight: You know, you look at all the players [in the Hall of Fame] — just incredible athletes. And you’re supposed to be in this incredible group. It’s kind of humbling. It reflect...

Iowa volleyball falls fast in Ames

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

September 6, 2011

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AMES — The Iowa volleyball team returned home from Ames with a 2-1 record in the Iowa State Challenge this past weekend. The Hawkeyes defeated Arizona State in a close match, 3-1, and repeated the performance to win against...

Iowa freshman golfer focused on mental approach

BEN SCHUFF

September 6, 2011

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Joseph Winslow is truly a student of golf. A freshman from Overland Park, Kan., he has read or is reading several books about the sport, including The Golfer’s Mind and Putting Out of Your Mind, both by Bob Rotella. He’s a...