The Daily Iowan

One year after 21-ordinance vote, alcohol-related ER visits drop

ERIC MOORE

November 10, 2011

Filed under News

Fewer University of Iowa students are going to the emergency room because of alcohol, newly-released data show. But some in the community disagree on whether the statistics represent a change in dangerous drinking behavior. According...

ICPD spends $100K to net 21 pounds of marijuana

ERIC MOORE

November 10, 2011

Filed under News

The Iowa City police are using nearly $105,000 in federal funds to perform searches along Interstate 80 through the end of 2011. Authorities have collected nearly 21 pounds of marijuana in a little over a year, but legalization...

Penn State boots Paterno and university president

GENARO C. ARMAS-ASSOCIATED PRESS

November 10, 2011

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Pennsylvania State University's governing board ousted football coach Joe Paterno and university President Graham Spanier following growing controversy about alleged sexual abuse by a member of the Penn...

International opera singer touring Iowa, giving scholarships

HANNAH KRAMER

November 10, 2011

Filed under News

Simon Estes scrubbed floors, shined shoes, and carried customers' bags to their hotel rooms to make ends meet while he was a student at the University of Iowa in the 1950s. There were days when the now-opera singer went hungry...

Johnson County Sheriff: No fingerprints for simple misdemeanors

KRISTEN EAST

November 10, 2011

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Iowa City and Johnson County law-enforcement officials don't plan to make any changes to their fingerprinting policies. Though the Human Rights Commission and other local activists met Monday in hopes of encouraging local...

IC Occupiers: social media vital for movement

ASMAA ELKEURTI

November 10, 2011

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Social media present one of the biggest differences between the current Occupy protests and past demonstrations, University of Iowa faculty members told a group of more than 100 Wednesday night.   As part of an Occupy Iow...

Spotlight: IC resident the "Master of Horror"

JULIA JESSEN

November 10, 2011

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A man walked along the ground beneath Los Angeles' "Hollywood" sign on a sweltering day, dragging television sets at the ends of umbilical cords affixed to his belly. He found the spot he was looking for and sat...

Judge to rule public depositions in Juweid case

DI STAFF

November 10, 2011

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The judge in the case of a suspended University of Iowa professor hopes to make a decision this week regarding whether depositions will be public in the case, according to an attorney. Defense attorney Rockne Cole, representing...

Iowa wrestling looks for leaders to find national success

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

November 10, 2011

Filed under Sports

Iowa wrestling head coach Tom Brands said he believes his wrestlers shouldn't get what they deserve. Instead, they should get what they earn. And he's still waiting for someone to earn a definitive leadership role on his team...

Fullback Brad Rogers boosts Hawks’ running game

SAM LOUWAGIE

November 10, 2011

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Brad Rogers didn't know if he would ever get to play football again. When doctors discovered a heart ailment in Rogers during bowl preparation last December, the Iowa fullback was told he had about a "50-50" chance...

Iowa freshman swimmer focuses away from home

TORK MASON

November 10, 2011

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In order to be successful, you can't be afraid of failure, but Iowa swimmer Hannah Maher is afraid of letting people down. The freshman's father, David Maher, said his daughter is a goal-oriented person, but she keeps those...

Iowa volleyball seeks consistency at season’s end

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

November 10, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Iowa volleyball teamscored only 51 points against unranked Michigan State on Nov. 4. But less than 24 hours after falling in straight sets to the Spartans, Iowa (11-16, 1-13 Big Ten) managed to bring No. 23 Michigan to...