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Sexual assault reported at off-campus fraternity house

BRENT GRIFFITHS

November 18, 2013

Filed under News

The University of Iowa Housing and Dining staff had received a second report in November of a sexual assault at the UI. A report from a student stated on Nov. 9, she was sexually assaulted at an off-campus fraternity house. The...

Iowa City’s Northside Dairy Queen closes

GABRIELLA DUNN

November 18, 2013

Filed under News

The nearly 22-year-old Dairy Queen on East Market Street closed its doors Sunday after issues with storefront visibility took a toll on the store’s business over the last several years. John Mayo, the owner of the Market...

Waitlist option coming to UI registration process

JAKE MCCULLEY

November 18, 2013

Filed under News

The University of Iowa ISIS system enables students to register for courses with the click of a button, which makes registration, for the most part, pretty simple. However, if students want or need to register for a class that...

Indian student population growing at UI

LILY ABROMEIT

November 18, 2013

Filed under News

The United States has seen a rapid increase in the number of graduate students from India, according to a recent study, and the University of Iowa fits right in, though officials believe there’s more that can be done recruiting...

Medical examiner testifies cause of death was homicide

ABIGAIL MEIER

November 18, 2013

Filed under News

A medical examiner testified on Monday that the muzzle of the gun that shot Donelle Lindsey was “on the short end of 2 feet” from him when it ended his life in a summer 2012 shooting. The suspect in the homicide,...

Planned solar farm moves forward with sustainability plans

DANIEL SEIDL

November 18, 2013

Filed under News

Harnessing environmental forces through the use of wind and solar farms isn’t a new idea, but one Iowa organization has larger plans than ever before. Farmers Electric Co-op, a Frytown-based electric cooperative, has purchased...

Iowa City man allegedly stole multiple electronics

DI STAFF

November 18, 2013

Filed under News

An Iowa City man has been accused of stealing numerous electronic devices. Mozell McKee, 19, was charged Nov. 10 with second-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, an officer stopped a green Chevrolet Cavalier...

The Box Score: Inside College Football Statistics

BEN ROSS

November 18, 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. With Iowa coming off a bye this past week, there’s little ...

Men’s gymnastics plans to finish top 3 in the country

JACK ROSSI

November 18, 2013

Filed under Sports

After a fifth-place finish at the NCAA championships last season, the Iowa men’s gymnastics team has been working tirelessly to achieve more success in 2014. The fifth-place finish was the best the Hawkeyes have placed...

Soccer commentary: A season of firsts

JACOB SHEYKO

November 18, 2013

Filed under Sports

Just under a month ago, the Iowa soccer program was in a completely different situation. The Hawkeyes had never beat Penn State in the program’s history, never won more than 13 games in a season, never won a postseason match,...

Hawkeye baseball program recruits five for 2015

DI STAFF

November 18, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa baseball program signed five players for its 2015 season, the Athletics Department announced Monday: Nick Allgeyer, an outfielder/left-handed pitcher, outfielder Joel Booker, infielder Kyle “Fenway” Parks,...

Editorial: Moving beyond ethanol

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

November 18, 2013

Filed under Opinions

The Associated Press made a splash with its investigation into corn-based ethanol in the United States last week, and now it has the whole industry up in arms over the findings. The AP reported that farmers contaminated local water, eradicated wildlife habitats, and destroyed subst...