The Daily Iowan

Residents, business owners reeling from downtown fire

RISHABH R. JAIN

September 26, 2011

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Neighboring businesses are shut down and undergoing cleanup and repair work in the aftermath of the fire at Bruegger's Bagel Bakery, 225 Iowa Ave. over the weekend. The fire that reportedly started at Bruegger's early on the...

UI student missing after fall in India

DI STAFF

September 26, 2011

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A University of Iowa student is presumed dead after falling 100 yards while hiking above the Ganges River near Munsiyari, India, Sept. 24, according to the Star-Tribune. Search teams are continuing to look for 20-year-old Tom Plot...

UI sees drop in grad student enrollment

CHASTITY DILLARD

September 26, 2011

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The first decrease in new graduate-student enrollments in seven years has surprised education officials. Nationwide colleges, including the University of Iowa, saw numbers fall by 1.1 percent between fall of 2009 and 2010, the...

UI to increase number of Teach for America applicants

MELISSA DAWKINS

September 26, 2011

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After graduation, a few University of Iowa students choose to go back to grade school. Teach for America , a national teaching program aimed at placing recent graduates in low-income classrooms across the country, is actively seekin...

UISG cookout builds neighborhood relations

ALLIE WRIGHT

September 26, 2011

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Jane Ruppenkamp would rather knock on a door than call a cop to quiet down her neighbors. Ruppenkamp, a Coralville resident, said she tries to avoid involving the authorities if a neighborhood party gets a little out of hand. "I...

Local biologists worry over decreasing bee population

DORA GROTE

September 26, 2011

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Iowa's wild bee population has significantly decreased in the last decade. And according to an ongoing study conducted by University of Iowa biology Professor Stephen Hendrix, that decrease could affect Iowa's crop production....

Raptor Center coordinator heals birds

CARLY HURWITZ

September 26, 2011

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Jodeane Cancilla gently approached the bird blind and gestured at the multitude of creatures scurrying about for food. Quietly, allowing for natural sound to have the spotlight, she identified several songbirds, including a bright...

UI police respond to alleged fight

DI STAFF

September 26, 2011

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University of Iowa police responded to an alledged fight over the weekend. Corey Allan, a 19-year old resident of Slater Hall, was charged Sept. 23 with assault causing bodily injury after he allegedly assaulted another student....

No-huddle offense sparks Iowa to victory

MATT COZZI

September 26, 2011

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Last week, James Vandenberg insisted that Iowa wouldn't start games with a no-huddle offense. Or a shotgun formation. Or a five-receiver set. Well, so much for that. Iowa had five receivers across the field when Vandenberg called...

Commentary: Iowa is built to win with an aggressive offense this year

JORDAN GARRETSON

September 26, 2011

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The Iowa offense has a lot of good going for it right now. James Vandenberg owns one of the best arms we've seen on a Hawkeye quarterback in a while. A previously unproven receiving corps may prove to be the team's best unit....

Hawkeye soccer keeps undefeated streak alive

BEN WOLFSON

September 26, 2011

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The turnaround for the 2011 Iowa women's soccer team appears to be continuing as the squad remained undefeated in its first conference road trip this weekend. Iowa now has the best overall record in the Big Ten (9-0-2, 1-0-2)...

Iowa middle blockers struggle, but eventually find success

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

September 26, 2011

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Head coach Sharon Dingman said her middle blockers didn't perform up to par in the Iowa volleyball team's loss against No. 24 Ohio State on Sept. 23. But in the Hawkeyes' game against No. 5 Penn State the next day, the blockers...