The Daily Iowan

No Ped Mall Citations

DI STAFF

October 17, 2013

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Despite a more than one-month period after the implementation of an ordinance aimed at regulating the Pedestrian Mall, Iowa City police officer David Schwindt said the department has yet to issue a single related citation.  The...

Conference spurs racial justice discussion

GABRIELLA DUNN

October 17, 2013

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Despite upholding what many call a reputation as a progressive leader in social, political, and national movements, several local and state officials are pointing to Iowa’s high percentage of minority inmates as a major...

County employee retires after 60 years

LILY ABROMEIT

October 17, 2013

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When Betty Sass began her work in the Johnson County Treasurer’s Office, she used her meticulous handwriting to fill out ledgers and tax forms and balance books — not stopping until she fixed every problem down to the...

Four running for open mayoral seat in Coralville

JULIA DAVIS

October 17, 2013

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Candidates vying for Coralville’s mayoral seat say the city’s financial situation continues to remain a central concern in the minds of citizens as the Nov. 5 election looms ever closer. With the announcement earlier...

Johnson County officials stress gender equality

DANIEL SEIDL

October 17, 2013

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The fight for gender equality has been a long one, and though Johnson County has taken steps toward facing the issue, a number of officials said the road ahead comes with a number of challenges. During a Thursday morning meeting,...

Swim club demands probe of UI

MEGAN DEPPE

October 17, 2013

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At the public hearing for the Transparency Task Force held on Thursday, Donald Spellman, the head coach of the Iowa City Eels Swim Club, requested that the state Board of Regents conduct an independent investigation of the University...

Presidential library and museum re-opens following government shutdown

DI STAFF

October 17, 2013

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The library and museum for the only Iowa native to serve as a U.S. president has reopened following a vote by Congress to end what had been the first government shutdown in 17 years. Janlyn Slach, public-affairs specialist at...

Hawkeyes face biggest challenge yet against undefeated Ohio State

MATT CABEL

October 17, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa Hawkeyes (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) have a difficult task before them: traveling to Columbus for a matchup against an undefeated Ohio State (6-0, 2-0 Big Ten) team ranked fourth in the nation that has won its last 18 games in...

Hawkeyes shutting teams out frequently

JACOB SHEYKO

October 17, 2013

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For the Iowa soccer team, shutting out opponents has become somewhat of a common occurrence. With five matches remaining, the Hawks have posted seven shutouts on the season. This mark is three shy of the school record — set...

Iowa looks to earn first Big Ten meet of the season

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 17, 2013

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The Iowa men’s swimming and diving team will try to earn its first Big Ten victory of the season when it hosts Michigan State today. The meet will also feature Northern Iowa. It will be the first home meet of the season...

Klostermann hopes to continue breakout year this weekend

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 17, 2013

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Even though it is only her first year as a Hawkeye, freshman setter Alyssa Klostermann is making her presence felt. She has seen action in every Big Ten match this season, and she has had an effect on the score sheet every time,...

Iowa women’s swimming hosts first Big Ten meet of season

DI STAFF

October 17, 2013

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The Iowa women’s swimming and diving team will host Michigan State and Northern Iowa today in the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center pool. The meet is slated to start at 4 p.m., and the team wants to pick up its first Big...