The Daily Iowan

UI officials unfazed by lower sexual-health ranking

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 25, 2011

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The University of Iowa has fallen three spots on the Trojan Sexual Health Report Card this year. But despite the drop from sixth to ninth — based on accessibility to sexual-health resources and information to students —...

Gingrich may soon open IC office

MARY KATE KNORR

October 25, 2011

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DAVENPORT — Iowa caucus candidate Newt Gingrich may soon open a campaign office in Iowa City, he told The Daily Iowan at a town-hall meeting Monday, and campus Republicans say that's a good move. "I think Iowa City is ...

Occupy Iowa City: Protesters resume constructing shelter

MATT STARNS

October 25, 2011

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Occupy Iowa City protesters are continuing to construct a 120-square-foot structure at College Green Park after meeting with city officials Monday. Initial construction of the shelter was halted Oct. 21, when Mike Moran, the...

UI Main Library may get facelift

MEGHAN HORIHAN

October 25, 2011

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University of Iowa students reportedly want to see a more "student-friendly" space at the UI Main Library. So UI officials are developing a $14.6 million project to create that atmosphere. The renovation would include...

UN official touts Iowa’s int’l importance

CHASTITY DILLARD

October 25, 2011

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  Geographically, Iowa is landlocked. But one U.N. official said Iowa plays a key role in international issues. "Everyone is listening to Iowa today, and Iowa cares about the U.N.," said Aaron Sherinian, the ...

Coldplay’s Mylo Xyloto an ‘innovative’ album

JORDAN MONTGOMERY

October 25, 2011

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When Chris Martin of Coldplay announced the coming of Mylo Xyloto, I thought it was the name of his next child. As it turns out, it was the name of the band's fifth album, which was released Monday to eager Coldplay fans. Mylo Xyloto (pron...

IC man faces assault, several other charges

DI STAFF

October 25, 2011

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Iowa City police charged a local man with assault after he allegedly pushed a woman and tried to slash her son with a knife. Russell James Barbary, 44, 1015 Cross Park Ave. Apt. D, was charged Oct. 22 with assault use/display...

Local man charged with third-degree sexual abuse

DI STAFF

October 25, 2011

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Iowa City police charged a local man with third-degree sexual abuse after he allegedly gave a minor alcohol and performed sex acts on her. Kameron Scott Burnett, 21, 320 S. Dubuque St. Apt. 513, was charged Monday with third-degree...

Man charged after head butting officer, patrol car

DI STAFF

October 25, 2011

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The University of Iowa police charged a North Liberty man after he allegedly broke the window of a patrol car and head-butted an officer. Christopher Robin Ross, 24, was charged Oct. 23 with third-degree criminal mischief and...

IC man allegedly drove moped while intoxicated

DI STAFF

October 25, 2011

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Iowa City police charged a local man with operating while intoxicated after his moped went down in an intersection. Maxwell Burgard Dull, 20, 1411 Plum St., was charged Oct. 17 with first-offense OWI. Records indicate police...

Hawkeye ground game gains consistency

JORDAN GARRETSON

October 25, 2011

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Iowa's running game is looking more like, well, the Iowa running game again. The Hawkeyes handed the ball to their backs 33 times in last week's win over Indiana. That was the most since Iowa backs ran the ball 35 times in a...

The five people you meet at Kinnick Stadium

IAN MARTIN

October 25, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Hawkeyes are a family. The members all wear Black and Gold on Saturdays, but they should not be judged simply by the color of their sweatshirts; instead, we must consider the persona taken while watching the game. Two genera,...