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New student veteran program at the University of Iowa

GABRIELLA DUNN

November 11, 2013

Filed under News

On Veterans Day, a newly developed program unique to the University of Iowa was discussed in hopes to better assist student-veterans during their transition into civilian life and to further educate community members about veterans’...

Dubuque Street Armory Memorial dedicated to America’s veterans

JAKE MCCULLEY

November 11, 2013

Filed under News

On a cold, cloudy morning, hundreds of people gathered outside the Johnson County Administration Building for a military ceremony. Veterans held flags representing their regiment, the state, and the United States, while a series...

Officials seeking wading pool renovations

REBECCA MORIN

November 11, 2013

Filed under News

Iowa City officials are seeking approval of a City Park pool renovation that will not only accommodate patrons but also comply with new criteria in the Americans with Disabilities Act. All municipal pools must be accessible under...

Hawks Ridge leaves Iowa ownership

MEGAN DEPPE

November 11, 2013

Filed under News

Students living in Hawks Ridge may have to start making new plans for living arrangements next year, because the University of Iowa will no longer be affiliated with the complex. At the end of October, students living in the...

North Liberty resident announces run for supervisors

DI STAFF

November 11, 2013

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North Liberty resident Lisa Green-Douglas has announced she will run for a spot on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. Green-Douglas said she is a strong advocate for several issues in Johnson County, including an expanded...

The Box Score: Inside Iowa Football Statistics

CODY GOODWIN

November 11, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Box Score is a weekly segment in which a Daily Iowan football reporter uses statistics to contextualize Iowa football’s performance over the course of the season. Iowa was last bowl eligible in 2011 — when Miley Cyrus ...

Iowa soccer earns at-large bid for NCAA Tournament

DI STAFF

November 11, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa soccer team is going dancing. On Friday, the Hawkeyes will take on Notre Dame in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Hawkeyes will play the game on Notre Dame’s home field in South Bend, Ind., at 6 p.m....

One last shot for Taylor

JACOB SHEYKO

November 11, 2013

Filed under Sports

It was never guaranteed. It was never guaranteed that Iowa women’s basketball player Theairra Taylor would return to be the player she once was. The one who in her senior year of high school was a McDonald’s All-American...

Commentary: Recapping an underachieving season

DANNY PAYNE

November 11, 2013

Filed under Sports

The fashion in which Iowa’s field-hockey season ended Sunday was analogous to the way the 2013 campaign will be remembered — the Hawkeyes were right there but couldn’t take that extra step. The Hawkeyes dominated the first...

Commentary: Men’s basketball is back where it belongs

KEVIN GLUECK

November 11, 2013

Filed under Sports

More than 15,290 fans showed up for the 500th game in Carver-Hawkeye Arena to start the basketball year. That’s the most for a season-opener since 2001. When I came to Iowa in 2010, Kirk Ferentz and the football team were...

Editorial: Stats understate unemployment

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

November 11, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Over the past few years, unemployment has been improving, at a snail’s pace, but improving nonetheless. Trends in the official unemployment rate and other economic indicators seem to support this narrative. The Bureau of Labor...

Elliot: Website on the car roof

BEAU ELLIOT

November 11, 2013

Filed under Opinions

If the Obama administration ran global warming, we’d get winter three weeks early. Hmm. That white stuff all over the ground on Monday wasn’t cocaine. Not that I know, exactly, what cocaine looks like. On the other...