The Daily Iowan

Gray fired from Coastal Carolina for “unsatisfactory working results”

ERIC CLARK

November 15, 2012

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The University of Iowa Presidential Committee on Athletics head said Peter Gray’s previous employment records should have raised red flags during his rehiring process in 2002. Gray, a former UI associate director of athletics...

Report: International students bring more than $306 million to Iowa economy

CASSIDY RILEY

November 15, 2012

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The University of Iowa’s international student population accounts for roughly one-third of the state’s monetary contributions by foreign students. Although the UI’s international program is not the largest...

Local students write to legislative officials for food stamp support

LAUREN COFFEY

November 15, 2012

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In the wake of election season, some students at the University of Iowa are looking for ways to maintain funding for what they call “a basic human right”: access to food. Wednesday afternoon, the UI interfaith group...

Officials: Prescription drug abuse on the rise in Iowa

BRENT GRIFFITHS

November 15, 2012

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Stashed in medicine cabinets and kept in bottles of all sizes and colors around the house, prescription medicine is fairly common in Iowa homes. But a recent report from the state says these common medications are increasingly...

Friendly blood drive competition fizzles following Iowa football losses

RISHABH R. JAIN

November 15, 2012

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A fierce competition is brewing in anticipation of the Hawkeye-Cornhuskers encounter on Nov. 23, and it is not about football. Student organizations from the University of Iowa and the University of Nebraska are going head-to-head...

UI student starts brightly colored taxi company

BRIANNA JETT

November 15, 2012

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Zooming around Iowa City are four unique, bright purple and green taxis —thanks to one University of Iowa student. Lorelei Coffin, who has attended the UI for three years, and business partner Aric Hopkins successfully started...

Baha’i Campus Organization pushes for UI support

NICK HASSETT

November 15, 2012

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It’s a campaign that has gained support at universities across the nation, seeking to end injustices for Iranians in higher education. And now it’s urging the University of Iowa to offer its support. The UI Baha’i...

Man accused of resisting officers while intoxicated

DI STAFF

November 15, 2012

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A North Liberty man has been accused of resisting an officer while intoxicated. Darnell Young, 20, North Liberty, was charged Wednesday with assault causing injury against a peace officer or others and interference with official...

Man accused of threatening ex-girlfriend

DI STAFF

November 15, 2012

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A man has been accused of threatening to kill his pregnant ex-girlfriend who is carrying their child. Jonathan Stegall, 20, was charged Nov. 8 with first-degree harassment. According to an Iowa City police complaint, Stegall...

Man accused of selling marijuana to keep business open pleads guilty

DI STAFF

November 15, 2012

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An Iowa City business owner has pleaded guilty to charges regarding selling marijuana to keep his business open. Ryan Foust, the owner and operator of Hawk Dogs, pled guilty to the charges last month, although it was unclear...

Appeals court dismisses former general counsel’s case

DI STAFF

November 15, 2012

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A former University of Iowa general counsel’s appeal on a ruling that UI President Sally Mason was justified in firing him has been dismissed. Marcus Mills had appealed his case to the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals, but...

Football has big hole instead of big plays

TORK MASON

November 15, 2012

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Iowa offensive coordinator Greg Davis said the Hawkeyes lacked speed at the skill positions during fall camp, and it’s an issue that continues to hang over the Hawkeyes as they enter their final two regular-season games. The...