The Daily Iowan

Iowa farmers find alternative "sweet" feed

BRIANNA JETT

October 11, 2012

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If you give a cow a chocolate-chip cookie, a candy bar, or snack food โ€” at the end of the day, the meat is no sweeter. Summer heat and lack of moisture stole the grass from Iowa pastures, forcing cattle farmers to find alternative...

New mobile app encourages voting in Iowa

MATT STARNS

October 11, 2012

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Officials say a new app for smart phones and the iPad produced through the Iowa Secretary of State’s Office will help put tools and information at voters’ fingertips during the election season. “I don’t...

UI Staff Council voices approval of Iowa tuition freeze

STACEY MURRAY

October 11, 2012

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The proposed tuition freeze has yet to meet someone it didn’t like, or rather, someone who didn’t like it. President of the state Board of Regents Craig Lang spoke at the University of Iowa Staff Council meeting Wednesday,...

India one of the most popular UI study abroad destinations

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 11, 2012

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University of Iowa junior Jake Thomas wants his study-abroad experience to be different and out of the ordinary. The first place that popped up in his mind was a country several thousand miles away from his home โ€” India. The...

Shelter House event raises awareness of homeless community

LAUREN COFFEY

October 11, 2012

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Not much separates your average college student driving her or his car over a bridge, and the homeless person living underneath it. “They are men and women, sisters and brothers, mothers and fathers,” said Crissy...

UI group educates public on human rights in North Korea

CASSIDY RILEY

October 11, 2012

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While the security threat North Korea poses is often discussed, little is known about the severe human-rights crisis the country is suffering. This is something the organization Liberty in North Korea, commonly referred to as...

Man accused of possessing substances to create methamphetamine

MATT STARNS

October 11, 2012

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A local man faces drug charges after police reportedly uncovered the remnants of two methamphetamine labs, including one underneath the east side of the Iowa Avenue bridge near the University of Iowa campus. According to a series...

Former Hawkeye Karras dies at 77

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

October 11, 2012

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Alex Karras, a Hawkeye football star from 1955 to 1957, died Wednesday. He was 77. In 1957, Karras’ senior year, he earned the Outland Trophy, a distinction that names the best lineman in the nation. Karras was named the...

Left side of Iowa O-Line doing run-blocking right

SAM LOUWAGIE

October 11, 2012

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Brandon Scherff and Matt Tobin sat in hunting stands high in trees during Iowa's bye week and traded text messages. They didn't have much to report to each other. "I didn't take a shot at anything," Scherff said. "We...

Former Field Hawk continues Iowa goalie legacy

CODY GOODWIN

October 11, 2012

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The Iowa field hockey team lost a 2-1 heartbreaker to Louisville on Oct. 7, but the Hawkeyes still found a small feat to be proud of. Louisville’s second-to-last shot on goal came during the 55th-minute of Sunday’s...

Iowa cross-country runner improves through upper body training

JALYN SOUCHEK

October 11, 2012

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Senior Cameron Reiger doesn’t appear to be a cross-country runner at first glance. Instead, he looks to have a body built like a wrestler. He’s 5-7, 130 pounds among teammates who are taller and leaner. That wasn’t...

Assistant coach Holterhaus brings recent experience to Iowa men’s golf

TOMMY REINKING

October 11, 2012

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Dan Holterhaus never planned to return to the UI after graduating in 2008. But after being considered for the assistant coaching job for the Hawkeyes men’s golf team in 2011, his plans changed. Now Holterhaus, who was...