The Daily Iowan

UI officials ‘excited’ for IMU reconstruction, Regent ‘disappointed’ with delays

ERIC CLARK

October 15, 2012

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While many University of Iowa officials have voiced their excitement about the reconstruction of the IMU ground floor, one regent is skeptical about the process. The cost of fully repairing and protecting the IMU from future...

Local veterans differ on priority of election issues

STACEY MURRAY

October 15, 2012

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While United States veterans account for fewer than 10 percent of the electorate, they hold strong opinions on voting and particpation in democracy. In the 2008 presidential election, 15.8 million veterans voted, accounting for...

Former congressman connects humanities, Citizens United decision

BRIANNA JETT

October 15, 2012

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For Jim Leach, the chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the power of a few choice words is exemplified in the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizen United decision, furthering the need for students to take humaniti...

UI sophomore starts successful web business at his family’s farm

RISHABH R. JAIN

October 15, 2012

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With a blue American Eagle shirt and a broad smile, University of Iowa sophomore Tyler Finchum’s modest outlook makes him look like just another student at UI Tippie School of Business. A close look at his résumé, or a...

Marking Archaeology Day, UI officials tout their international reach

NICK HASSETT

October 15, 2012

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The weather outside Macbride Hall last weekend was damp and dreary, but inside, it was a step into the past. National Archaeology Day is Oct. 20, and the University of Iowa celebrated the occasion with four days of events and...

Swisher man charged after threatening juveniles with a handgun

DI STAFF

October 15, 2012

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A Swisher man was charged Oct. 12 after allegedly threatening two juveniles with a handgun. According to a series of complaints from the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, James Morgan, 46, was charged after he allegedly armed...

Local man charged in sexual abuse incident

DI STAFF

October 15, 2012

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A local man was charged Oct. 12 after an alleged sexual assault at 3042 Muscatine Ave. Apt. 28. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Russell Williams, 25, address unknown, was charged after officers received a report...

Iowa’s d-line stops Michigan State running back from running over the Hawkeyes

MOLLY IRENE OLMSTEAD

October 15, 2012

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EAST LANSING, MICH. — Le’Veon Bell averaged 4.5 yards per rush attempt prior to facing the Hawkeyes on Oct. 13. The running back was used to nabbing numerous long runs, wriggling out from defenders — or jumping over...

Commentary: Can’t Hyde the truth, Micah can play

SAM LOUWAGIE

October 15, 2012

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EAST LANSING, MICH. — The Hawkeyes could not afford to play without Micah Hyde. The senior cornerback got the wind knocked out of him when a Michigan State player landed on him in the final minute of regulation on Oct. 13....

Pair of losses eliminates Iowa soccer from Big Ten title chase

TOM CLOS

October 15, 2012

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The Iowa soccer team entered this past weekend needing to sweep both of its matches to keep any chances of a Big Ten Championship alive. But Iowa (11-2-4, 2-3-3 Big Ten) suffered back-to-back losses for the first time this season...

Iowa men’s golfers to face many firsts in Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational

TOMMY REINKING

October 15, 2012

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The Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational, hosted by Ball State University at Delaware Country Club in Muncie, Ind., will be a new experience for two Iowa men’s golfers. Freshmen Voramate Aussarassakorn and Nate Yankovich will...

Swim intrasquad meet dominated by youngsters

JALYN SOUCHEK

October 15, 2012

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The pool area at the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center was bustling this past weekend as the swimming and diving season began. Iowa’s swimmers competed against one another in the annual Black and Gold intrasquad meet,...