The Daily Iowan

On-campus robbery triggers Hawk Alert

DI STAFF

October 28, 2013

Filed under News

A Hawk Alert was issued Monday evening after officials received a report of a robbery in the area of the Boyd Law Building. The University of Iowa police issued an emergency alert at 8 p.m. stating two nondescript male suspects...

Cupcakes and yogurt soon to be found under same roof

MEGAN SANCHEZ

October 28, 2013

Filed under News

When strolling downtown, hungry for dessert, many are faced with the choice between cupcakes and frozen yogurt. Soon, two Iowa City businesses will offer North Liberty residents both sweet treats under one roof. Molly&rsq...

Johnson County crypto outbreak from apple cider

GABRIELLA DUNN

October 28, 2013

Filed under News

A cluster of parasitic illnesses have hit Johnson County in the past week, leaving several ill; they were apparently caused by unpasteurized apple cider. Beginning in the week of Oct. 21, 11 outbreaks of cryptosporidiosis...

New brace to help children worldwide

LILY ABROMEIT

October 28, 2013

Filed under News

A University of Iowa-based organization has inspired local doctors to develop a new method to expand the availability of treatment for clubfoot worldwide. After three years of work, the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics...

Area officials looking to adopt hazardous substance fee structures

REBECCA MORIN

October 28, 2013

Filed under News

Johnson County-based businesses with a large amount of extremely hazardous substances may have to start paying more to store their materials. With 86 businesses in the county storing extremely hazardous substances, Johnson County...

UI set to add online history class

DI STAFF

October 28, 2013

Filed under News

The University of Iowa announced Oct. 24 it will partner with the Iowa Association of Independent Colleges and Universities to create an online Iowa history class. UI is providing funds to open the class to students around the...

Nicknames fill Iowa basketball roster

BEN ROSS

October 28, 2013

Filed under Sports

Earlier in the fall, some players from the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets were informed that they might wear some special jerseys for one or more of their four matchups against each other during the 2013-14 NBA regular season. It’s...

Inside the penalty stroke

DANNY PAYNE

October 28, 2013

Filed under Sports

Seven yards is not a very long distance. It’s less than one tenth of the length of a field hockey pitch. And if you’re standing 21 feet from the goalkeeper with the ball on your stick and no defense in the vicinity,...

Men’s swimming and diving ranks No. 21 in coaches poll

DI STAFF

October 28, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men’s swimming and diving team was No. 21 in the initial Swimming Coaches Association Division I team dual rankings, according to a release on Sunday. Iowa has a dual meet record of 1-1, having defeated Michigan State...

Morris earns Big Ten Player of the Week honor

DI STAFF

October 28, 2013

Filed under Sports

Iowa linebacker James Morris has earned the Big Ten Player of the Week honor for his performance in Iowa’s 17-10 overtime victory over Northwestern on Oct. 26.  Against the Wildcats, Morris registered 8 total and four...

Editorial: Improving history education

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

October 28, 2013

Filed under Opinions

K-12 students in the United States often learn about national history, then move on to European or world history, sometimes going to college and learning about other specific parts of the world, but all too often, the history...

Tilly: Inflexibility and Obamacare

ZACH TILLY

October 28, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Since its rollout on Oct. 1, healthcare.gov has been a well-documented, thoroughly depressing, Hindenburgian disappointment. The online hub touted as an easy, one-stop destination for buying public or private health insurance...