The Daily Iowan

Occupy Iowa City settles in for fourth day

MATT STARNS

October 10, 2011

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As the fourth day begins in the "Occupy Iowa City" protest, an infrastructure has begun to take shape in the local movement. And though the group doesn't have a specific demands for change in Iowa City, demonstrato...

UI grad student looks at ‘Arrested Development’ philosophy

ERIC MOORE

October 10, 2011

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The dysfunctional characters on the cult television show "Arrested Development" can teach people about philosophy. This is the concept behind University of Iowa graduate student Kris Phillips' book, 'Arrested Development' and...

Perry stresses deregulation at Iowa campaign stop

MELISSA DAWKINS

October 10, 2011

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GOP caucus hopeful Rick Perry has repeatedly called for deregulation of business to spur job creation and he iterated those calls over the weekend in Johnson County. But some experts said such deregulation of government may not...

COGS rallies for worker benefits

AUDREY ROEN

October 10, 2011

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Members of the Campaign to Organize Graduate Students and local union members marched last week in support of better graduate student compensation. COGS leaders say fair job opportunities and guaranteed benefits remain an im...

Car accident sparks teacher’s interest in photography

JULIA JESSEN

October 10, 2011

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Spending the morning hiking around the Amana Colonies, searching for the perfect scenes to freeze in time with his camera, David Heusinkveld finds beauty in nature: flowers on the Amana lily lake, a grasshopper framed by a leaf, duc...

Police charge man with domestic assault, interference with official acts

DI STAFF

October 10, 2011

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Coralville police arrested a homeless man after he allegedly slapped a woman and injured an officer while resisting arrest. James Shaw, 21, address unknown, was charged Oct. 7 with domestic-abuse assault without intent causing...

Police: Colorado woman had 11 pounds of pot

DI STAFF

October 10, 2011

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North Liberty police arrested a Colorado woman after allegedly finding 11 pounds of marijuana in her vehicle. Alexandra Owens, 27, was charged Oct. 6 with failure to affix a drug tax stamp. The complaint said officers pulled...

UI student charged for threatening friend with a knife

DI STAFF

October 10, 2011

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A University of Iowa Student Government senator was charged Sept. 30 with first-degree harassment and assault while displaying a dangerous weapon after he allegedly threatened a friend with a knife. Rishabh Nath, 20, was reportedly...

North Liberty man arrested for using different social security numbers

DI STAFF

October 10, 2011

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A 22-year-old North Liberty man was arrested for supplying officers with different Social Security numbers on separate, unrelated arrests. Cruz Maximo-Campos, 247 B Holiday Lodge Road, was charged Sept. 19. with tampering with...

Iowa’s poor execution magnified by Lions’ defense

JORDAN GARRETSON

October 10, 2011

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. โ€” A visibly frustrated Marvin McNutt did his best to maintain his usual stoicism in the aftermath of defeat. The senior receiver offered a grounded perspective after Iowa's 13-3 loss at Penn State (5-1,...

The Curious Case of 2011 Iowa Football

JORDAN GARRETSON

October 10, 2011

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UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. โ€” The 2011 Iowa football team is still pretty damn difficult to evaluate after five games. Iowa's offense showed an explosiveness for one quarter against Pittsburgh and for four quarters against Louisiana-Monroe...

Hawkeye soccer chokes in second half

CODY GOODWIN

October 10, 2011

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The Oct. 8 Iowa soccer game was a tale of two different halves for the Hawkeyes, who lost to Minnesota, 2-1. Iowa (10-2-2, 2-2-2 Big Ten) overmatched Minnesota (5-7-2, 2-2-2) in the first half, using precise passing and a stout...