The Daily Iowan

Men don high heels to fight sexual violence

CHASTITY DILLARD

October 3, 2011

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Frontline man Billy Davies strutted down the sidewalk on Clinton Street sporting bright red heels and a smile. "Are you man enough? Start walking," Davies yelled to a pack of high-energy fraternity brothers. The...

Iowa City opens new fire station

BRITTANY TREVICK

October 3, 2011

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Fire Station 4 will officially open its doors today after 11 years of planning. Talks about the station, 2008 N. Dubuque Road, started in 2000 but lost momentum after the events of 9/11, said Fire Chief Andy Rocca. When Iowa...

UI student group looks to eliminate coal

ERIC MOORE

October 3, 2011

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The University of Iowa consumes almost 500 tons of coal each day. And UI junior Zach Carter wants to change that. After attending the alternative-energy event Power Shift 2011 in Washington, D.C., last spring, Carter started...

Surgeon-novelist stays true to Iowa roots

MADISON BENNETT

October 3, 2011

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The first thing Lawrence Dorr says when people talk about his success is, "Well, I'm an Iowa boy." The 70-year-old Los Angeles-based orthopedic surgeon has replaced more than 8,000 knees and hips, sat as president on...

Hawkeye QB Derby charged with criminal mischief, public intox

DI STAFF

October 3, 2011

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Iowa quarterback A.J. Derby was arrested on the night of Oct. 1 near Iowa City and charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and public intoxication. According to a criminal complaint filed in the Johnson County Courthouse,...

Tiffin man charged with robbery, cocaine possession

DI STAFF

October 3, 2011

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A Tiffin man was charged with second-degree robbery, third-offense public intoxication, and possession of cocaine Oct. 1 after he allegedly stole money from a male subject outside of Sports Column bar. Joseph Riggan, 25, was...

Iowa City hires new assistant to the city administrator

DI STAFF

October 3, 2011

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Geoffrey Fruin was recently hired as the new assistant to the city manager, Iowa City officials have announced in a press release. Fruin will begin in the position Nov. 28, Fruin resides in Normal, Ill., where he most recently...

Martin-Manley bolstering Iowa’s receiving corps

JORDAN GARRETSON

October 3, 2011

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Kevonte Martin-Manley was "basically invisible" in August. Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said the redshirt freshman receiver was hampered by a foot injury for most of the preseason camp. "I don't know how many catches...

Commentary: Big Ten looks like a one-team conference

SETH ROBERTS

October 3, 2011

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Jared Crick sat with his elbows on a round table at Big Ten media days in July, dwarfing the dozen journalists seated around him. The enormous Nebraska defensive lineman smiled when asked about the prospect of opening the Cornhuskers'...

Iowa men’s golf finishes fourth at Duke

BEN SCHUFF

October 3, 2011

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The Iowa men's golf team rode strong showings by Steven Ihm and Barrett Kelpin to a fourth-place finish at the Rod Myers Invitational on Sunday. Iowa finished at 19-over 883 in the two-day event. The Hawkeyes ended 22 strokes...

Iowa soccer rebounds from first loss of season

BEN WOLFSON

October 3, 2011

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Fewer than two minutes remained in Sunday's Iowa soccer game, and the Hawkeyes led by a goal. The 582 fans in attendance could smell blood, and they began pounding on the bleachers. A chant of "Let's go, Hawks" rose...

Hawkeye field hockey drops second straight

DI STAFF

October 3, 2011

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No. 12 Iowa fell to No. 14 Michigan, 2-0, on Oct. 1 at Ocker Field in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Hawkeyes' second-straight loss drops their record to 8-3 (1-2 Big Ten). Iowa lost to Penn State, 3-0, in Iowa City on Sept. 25. "We...