The Daily Iowan

World Citizen: Where is home?

LU SHEN

October 7, 2013

Filed under News

I like going to New York City, because I don’t feel like a foreigner there; I think I’m no different from anybody hurrying by me on the street. When the subway arrives on a station, passengers take their phones out...

ICCSD updates enrollment projections

GABRIELLA DUNN

October 7, 2013

Filed under News

The ongoing growth in the Iowa City School District has raised a new concern — an update to enrollment projections — to be addressed by School Board members during this evening’s meeting. The update has been recommended...

Locals work to create awareness for mental illness

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 7, 2013

Filed under News

While it’s been almost 20 years since her most recent psychiatric hospitalization, today, the collection of 18 different keys — more specifically what they symbolize — has helped Margalea Warner deal with three decades...

Supervisors hold last public input hearing

DANIEL SEIDL

October 7, 2013

Filed under News

While proposing to build a new Johnson County Jail and Courthouse is highly controversial in the area, county officials are once again moving forward after two recent initiatives failed to garner voter support. At the last public-input...

Housing crisis addressed

REBECCA MORIN

October 7, 2013

Filed under News

With the debate of implementing affordable housing within one of Iowa’s most expensive counties to call home, local residents and officials are trying to create new ways to address the issue. “Affordable housing is...

Special election set to fill Sorenson’s seat

DI STAFF

October 7, 2013

Filed under News

Following the resignation of former Sen. Kent Sorenson, R-Milo, Gov. Terry Branstad has announced the date of a special election to fill the vacant seat. Sorenson resigned on Oct. 2 after a report was released with accusations...

Chicago man charged after assaulting female

DI STAFF

October 7, 2013

Filed under News

A Chicago man has been accused of assaulting a female. Lemont Baker II, 29, was charged Monday with assault causing bodily injury. According to an Iowa City police complaint, officers responded to reports of an in-progress fight. When...

No. 15 Hawkeyes dominate Missouri State

DANNY PAYNE

October 7, 2013

Filed under Sports

At Grant Field on Monday afternoon, a marketing representative from the Iowa Athletics Department threw out pink T-shirts to fans in the stands for every Hawkeye penalty corner and goal to raise awareness about breast cancer....

Brown leading Hawks defensively

JACOB SHEYKO

October 7, 2013

Filed under Sports

Caitlin Brown’s stat sheet is mostly filled with zeros. She’s shot once in her entire career at Iowa. And the only other category that’s filled is minutes played. Brown has been on the field for every minute...

Men’s swimming looks to compete in tough conference

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 7, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men’s swimming team is feeling optimistic about the upcoming season, thanks to a deep freshman and sophomore class as well as strong senior leadership. The Hawkeyes have faced No. 3 Michigan and were defeated,...

Editorial: Economic fears rising

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

October 7, 2013

Filed under Opinions

The economic recovery has been long and slow for most people. Official unemployment numbers are slowly inching their way down, though partly because some are giving up on trying to find work. A huge fraction of the economic gains...

Elliot: Shuttered like a window

BEAU ELLIOT

October 7, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Some meandering thoughts as we meander through a federal government shutdown (although, with 400,000 civilian workers called back to work in the Defense Department, that’s half the federal workers who were furloughed, so...