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Iowa congressional candidates clash over health care at Coralville forum

BRENT GRIFFITHS

October 9, 2012

Filed under News

Seated just inches away from each other, the candidates for Iowa’s 2nd Congressional District discussed a slew of issues during a candidate forum at the Coralville Public Library on Monday, but they especially clashed when...

UI officials implement surveillance camera policy

CASSIDY RILEY

October 9, 2012

Filed under News

Unbeknown to many, students, staff, and faculty on the University of Iowa campus are being watched. At any point in time, 700 installed surveillance cameras may be monitoring the activities of those on campus, but UI officials...

Lunchtime not meeting some Iowa City parents’ standards

LAUREN COFFEY

October 9, 2012

Filed under News

Twenty minutes. That’s the time the Iowa City School District gives students for lunch each day. Beginning last year, elementary schools allowed 20 minutes for students to eat their lunch. After going through the lunch...

Officials react to nine proposal requests for Gilbert-College Street lot

NATHANIEL OTJEN

October 9, 2012

Filed under News

City officials say any development in the lot at the intersection of College and Gilbert Streets will aid the vitality of downtown, even with other high-rise projects already in the works. Nine proposals for development at College...

Residents’ opposition to Iowa City red-light cameras now considered an initiative

NICK HASSETT

October 9, 2012

Filed under News

The opposition of two Iowa City citizens to the planned red light traffic cameras is about more than just privacy. For Aleksey Gurtovoy and Martha Hampel, the process they’ve gone through is about protecting democratic processes...

UI College of Nursing changes undergraduate program format to emphasize gen eds

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 9, 2012

Filed under News

Ranked no. 11 in the country, the University of Iowa College of Nursing has changed the format of its undergraduate program to better the standards of math and science among nursing students. The program, which used to be a 1-plus-3...

Downtown District looking for knitters to volunteer for Tree Huggers Project

KRISTEN EAST

October 9, 2012

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The Iowa City Downtown District is asking local knitters to volunteer for its new Tree Huggers Project — a community operation to cover more than 90 trees downtown with multicolored "sweaters." According to a press...

Calvin Hall renovations to close north lane of Jefferson Street this week

KRISTEN EAST

October 9, 2012

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The north lane of Jefferson Street directly in front of Calvin Hall will be closed during normal business hours Wednesday through Saturday, according to a University of Iowa press release. The lane will be closed from 7 a.m....

The Box Score: Inside college football statistics, Week 7

BEN ROSS

October 9, 2012

Filed under Sports

The college football season is well underway, and some pretty good stories have emerged. Among others, Notre Dame is relevant again, and West Virginia is a legitimate national-title contender. After an Iowa bye week, The Daily Iow...

Iowa men’s tennis transfer looks to leave mark on the program

KEVIN GLUECK

October 9, 2012

Filed under Sports

On a team with numerous players who come from overseas, the one player on the Iowa men’s tennis team who’s traveled the most might be redshirt junior and Barrington, Ill., native Brian Alden. He transferred to Iowa...

Point/Counterpoint: Who is college football’s biggest mid-season surprise?

DI STAFF

October 9, 2012

Filed under Sports

West Virginia (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) The West Virginia Mountaineers have pushed themselves into the BCS championship conversation, with much thanks to a Heisman hopeful. The Mountaineers have started off the 2012 season with a 5-...

Volleyball’s Lovell is Iowa’s first Big Ten Player of the Week since ’06

CARLOS SOSA

October 9, 2012

Filed under Sports

Sophomore Alex Lovell was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Monday. Lovell, an outside hitter, wins the award after helping the Hawkeyes finish 2-0 in their third weekend of Big Ten play. The victories came over Indiana and...