The Daily Iowan

Point/Counterpoint: Which Iowa alum is having the best NFL rookie season?

DI STAFF

December 13, 2011

Filed under Sports

Adrian Clayborn, Tampa Bay DE This season has been disappointing for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Bucs started 4-2, then tumbled to seven-straight losses. But one of the brightest spots of the bleak season has been the pla...

Hawkeye men’s golf announces two signings

DI STAFF

December 13, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men's golf team announced the signings of two golfers for the 2012-13 season on Monday. Head coach Mark Hankins brought Voramate Aussarassakorn and Nate Yankovich aboard Hawkeye golf program. Aussarassakorn is from...

Advocate beet juice to secure icy roads

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

December 13, 2011

Filed under Opinions

The Iowa Department of Transportation should follow the lead of other states and some of its own cities and advocate the use of sugar beet juice to secure its streets, save money, and preserve the environment. One week ago,...

Socialists everywhere

BEAU ELLIOT

December 13, 2011

Filed under Opinions

These are desperate times, pundits keep reminding us, and desperate times demand desperate measures, as the sages keep reminding us. I don't know, though. I don't think the times are so desperate that we need to elect as...

Nominate Paul, restore diginity in the GOP

GUEST OPINION

December 13, 2011

Filed under Opinions

Gay-basher. Adulterer. Flip-flopper. Racist. Warmonger. Molester. Corporate puppet. If you pick a GOP presidential-caucus candidate from the media's field of "mainstream" candidates, you may have to settle for a...

Increase in IC violence could be due to 21 exemptions

CHASTITY DILLARD

December 13, 2011

Filed under News

Officials say Iowa City's 21-ordinance led to a dip in violence last year, but exemptions to the ordinance could be driving incidents back up. Iowa City officials have seen a decrease in violent incidents in the past few years....

UI to use new software to schedule spring finals

KRISTEN EAST

December 13, 2011

Filed under News

University of Iowa officials said new software will change the final-exam scheduling process for the spring semester, despite few changes being made to this semester's finals week. The UI uses UniTime for other scheduling...

Holiday season hampers UI platelet donations

DORA GROTE

December 13, 2011

Filed under News

This time of year brings holiday shopping, planning, and gifts for others. One University of Iowa graduate is giving the gift of blood. "I never thought I would describe getting stuck with a needle as a thing of beauty,"...

UI painting student creates ‘new media’

CARLY HURWITZ

December 13, 2011

Filed under News

Deep into the night, Nate Wilson sits in the dark, working in the sound recording lab and drinking coffee. Electronic beats surround him as he digitizes records and samples old records from his collection. "My work is...

Ron Paul grassroots campaign opens Coralville headquarters

MARY KATE KNORR

December 13, 2011

Filed under News

A small store space along a Coralville strip mall, 440 First Ave., buzzed with activity Monday night. As people clad in "I support the Constitution" T-shirts filed into the recently opened headquarters of a grass-roots...

Probe into IC police shooting concludes, no charges filed

DI STAFF

December 13, 2011

Filed under News

An officer placed on paid leave after firing his handgun during a welfare check last week will have no charges filed against him, according to Johnson County officials. The investigation — conducted jointly by the Johnson...

Local women face drug charges after traffic stop

DI STAFF

December 13, 2011

Filed under News

An Iowa City woman and a Cedar Rapids woman face drug charges after a traffic stop conducted Sunday evening. According to a complaint by Iowa City police, Cassandra McWane and Evelyn Chinchilla, both 21, were stopped for...