The Daily Iowan

Johnson County Crisis center sees spike in food assistance needs

BRIANNA JETT

September 20, 2012

Filed under News

Johnson County is hungry. The number of families and individuals seeking help at the Crisis Center of Johnson County rose to all-time high officials said, and the prospects for improvement are not promising. “We were...

UI Marching Band eyes new practice space

STACEY MURRAY

September 20, 2012

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After yet another Hawkeye Marching Band practice, the members retired their instruments to a trailer sealed with tar in order to prevent leaking on the instruments. “Does this look like something from the Big Ten?”...

‘Nest’ for UIHC children may adorn Kinnick

NICK HASSETT

September 20, 2012

Filed under News

T.J. Anderson knows Herky better than most people. The 2010 alum donned the Herky suit for three years. Though Anderson earned a degree in finance, he jokes he might as well have “majored in Hawkeye athletics.” And...

Kid Captain: Shawn-Brooklyn Young overcomes adversity

NICK HASSETT

September 20, 2012

Filed under News

On one hand, Shawn-Brooklyn Young is like most other 4-year-old boys; he’s very active and he loves to run and wrestle. He’s preparing for kindergarten and is a bit shy and nervous in crowds. But on the other hand,...

Child traffic fatalities fall in Iowa

MATT STARNS

September 20, 2012

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The number of child traffic fatalities has decreased statewide, and local officials are encouraging residents to ensure the safety of their children on the road. According to new statistics released by the Iowa Governor’s...

Iowa City high schools see increase in advanced-placement classes

LAUREN COFFEY

September 20, 2012

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The number of high school students taking advanced-placement courses in the Iowa City School District has skyrocketed in one year, bringing ACT scores along for the ride. The district high schools currently have the highest ACT...

Hawkeye defensive line rips through low expectations

SAM LOUWAGIE

September 20, 2012

Filed under Sports

Joe Gaglione saw all the chatter. He couldn’t help it. “It was very evident,” he said on Tuesday. “Everywhere you looked, people were talking about us โ€” the D-line โ€” as a weak link.” There’s...

Iowa men’s golf trains uniquely

TOMMY REINKING

September 20, 2012

Filed under Sports

While most might assume training for golf consists of simply heading out to the links on a daily basis, the truth for the Iowa men’s golf team is far different. The team has used many different training activities in the...

Angie Boldt constantly working for Hawkeye volleyball

CARLOS SOSA

September 20, 2012

Filed under Sports

Volleyball is an off-the-court affair for Angie Boldt. As the director of Iowa’s volleyball operations, the responsibility of organizing everything the Iowa volleyball team does aside from the games falls on Boldt’s...

Former state champion harrier turns the corner at Iowa

LEVI LYNOTT

September 20, 2012

Filed under Sports

The college-level success of a high-school state champion doesn’t always happen so fast. In Megan Ranegar’s case, the high-school success didn’t carry over into college at an alarming rate, but she is now one...

Editorial: Crisis center sale should put issues at forefront

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

September 20, 2012

Filed under Opinions

This fall, our very own Johnson County Board of Supervisors sold its former public-health building to the Crisis Center of Johnson County for only $1. Money doesn’t always matter, it seems. “We had planned on putting...

Ponnada: Game on for recycling

SRI PONNADA

September 20, 2012

Filed under Opinions

Game days are here. This means more fans, more food, more beer (for some of us), and, last but not least, more trash. George McCrory, a communications specialist for the University of Iowa Office of Sustainability, said that...