The Daily Iowan

In contrast to Des Moines arrests, Occupy Iowa City carries on peacefully

KRISTEN EAST AND DORA GROTE

October 11, 2011

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The difference between Occupy Iowa City and Occupy Des Moines is stark. In Des Moines, about 30 demonstrators were arrested Sunday night and more than a few have alleged police brutality. Here, though, anti-corproate protesters...

College radio fights for recognition, funding

ERIC MOORE

October 11, 2011

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College radio has seen funds decline, and college radio stations across the nation are spreading awareness to try to change that. More than 320 college radio stations, including KRUI, will encourage students throughout their...

Saudi Arabian UI students: women’s rights a step forward

CHASTITY DILLARD

October 11, 2011

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Sitting alone in the Old Capitol Town Center, Huda Alaithan enjoys an independence she says she wouldn't have in her home country, Saudi Arabia. There, she said, men must escort women many places. "It's not like just one...

Caucus 2012: Economists debate Paul’s gold standard policy

REID CHANDLER

October 11, 2011

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Along with anti-corporate banners, "End the Fed" signs have begun sprouting up at protests in New York and across the country, pushing to get rid of the U.S. Federal Reserve. But long before anyone ever though to occupy...

Branstad launches public records website

DI STAFF

October 11, 2011

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Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds have launched a website that will make completed open-record requests visible to the public, the Governor's Office announced Monday. A press release said the open-records transparency...

Iowa City Primary voting begins today

DI STAFF

October 11, 2011

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Voting in the Iowa City City Council primary election begins today. Polling places are open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and residents can find their regular polling place at the Johnson County auditor's website. The election will determine the final four candidates ru...

Window cleaner charged with theft of diamond earrings

DI STAFF

October 11, 2011

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An Iowa City window cleanerhas been charged with second-degree theft after he allegedly stole a pair of diamond earrings from the home of a client June 14. Kevin Chapman, originally from Greenville, Tenn., was employed as a...

Iowa looks to re-ignite offense, fortify defense

JORDAN GARRETSON

October 11, 2011

Filed under Sports

Iowa's 13-3 loss at Penn State marked its fourth-straight Big Ten loss. The Hawkeyes haven't claimed a conference victory since Nov. 6, 2010, against Indiana. The scoring output against the Nittany Lions was the lowest in a...

Former Hawkeye golfer goes pro

BEN SCHUFF

October 11, 2011

Filed under Sports

Vince India is officially moving up in the world of golf. India, a senior on Iowa's team last year, competed in his first professional tournament this past weekend at the Nationwide Children's Hospital Classic in Chattanooga,...

Men’s tennis improves singles play

RYAN MURPHY

October 11, 2011

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Singles matches account for six of the seven possible points in a dual meet during the spring season of collegiate tennis. That bodes well for the Iowa men's tennis team, considering its success in singles in this fall season. Through...

Stop fantasy football from ruining your favorite team

IAN MARTIN

October 11, 2011

Filed under Sports

Perhaps pushing for purity in play is a premodern idea. Foreign soccer and the NBA see a fair share of flopping, and the NHL and NFL have more than one undetected cheap shot per season. Fan purity is also declining, mainly because...

Point/counterpoint: Are Minneapolis or Philadelphia fans more depressed?

DI STAFF

October 11, 2011

Filed under Sports

Minneapolis Fear not, sports fans, for I am here to tell you why being a supporter of the teams in the Land of 10,000 Lakes is the most depressing job of all. First, let me start with the Vikings. Sure, they've had some excelle...