The Daily Iowan

Ringing in 2014 with changes to IC

GABRIELLA DUNN

November 20, 2013

Filed under News

Changes to Iowa City’s downtown appearance have gained momentum with the New Year fast approaching. Iowa City construction includes both historic renovations and new developments. The historic preservation of MidWe...

Local woman to establish Pedicab business

REBECCA MORIN

November 20, 2013

Filed under News

A new-wave human-powered vehicle may soon be another transportation option for locals. Local resident Kelly Mayo is trying to establish a pedicab service for the Iowa City/Coralville corridor. The Iowa City City Council discussed...

UI students organize fundraisers for typhoon victims

JAKE MCCULLEY

November 20, 2013

Filed under News

Student organizations at the University of Iowa held fundraisers on Tuesday and Wednesday to help provide relief to the Philippines after the disastrous Typhoon Haiyan. Circle K, Walk It Out, and several multicultural organizations...

Forgotten fire safety poses danger

MEGAN SANCHEZ

November 20, 2013

Filed under News

When the fire alarm goes off, most people leave the building. However, University of Iowa officials have found faculty members, at times, ignore the need to comply with protocol. UI emergency-management coordinator Shawn Sharp...

UIHC developing new vaccine

MEGAN SANCHEZ

November 20, 2013

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The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics has taken on the duty of finding a vaccine to prevent a deadly disease that recently broke out in China. H7N9 is a new form of influenza found throughout China’s poultry. According...

Des Moines man charged with domestic abuse

DI STAFF

November 20, 2013

Filed under News

A Des Moines man has been accused of trying to strangle and injuring a woman. Bruce Cronk, 46, was charged Nov. 16 with domestic-abuse impeding airway and causing bodily injury. According to a University of Iowa police complaint,...

Iowa City ranked high on a national Human Rights Index

DI STAFF

November 20, 2013

Filed under News

Iowa City recently scored 90 out of 100 points on the Human Rights Campaign Municipal Index for its LGBT awareness. The index examines how the laws and policies include members of the LGBT communication. The index is done through...

The UI Museum of Natural History will be closed for repairs

DI STAFF

November 20, 2013

Filed under News

The University of Iowa Museum of Natural History will be closed on Nov. 26 and Nov. 27 for a sanitary sewer-line repair. The museum will resume its normal hours on Friday, Nov. 29. Macbride Hall houses university offices and...

Iowa City will offer free parking during small business Saturday

DI STAFF

November 20, 2013

Filed under News

Iowa City will offer free parking downtown for three days next week, according to a press release. Free parking will be offered at all downtown meters and ramps Nov. 28 to Nov. 30 in order to help promote Small Business Saturday,...

Iowa’s Kelly ready to tackle 2013-14 season

GODY GOODWIN

November 20, 2013

Filed under Sports

Michael Kelly’s final match at the Luther Open last weekend had some big implications — whether he admits it or not. Kelly was set to face Upper Iowa’s Edwin Cooper, a former Illinois prep star who was destined...

Frustration abounds on struggling volleyball team

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

November 20, 2013

Filed under Sports

Frustrating. That’s the one word that comes to mind whenever someone brings up the Iowa volleyball team. It’s frustrating for the players. A season that started off as promising as any other was soon derailed once the...

Editorial: Unsticking America

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

November 20, 2013

Filed under Opinions

It’s becoming a widely agreed upon fact that America is stuck. The economy is getting better for some, but the real unemployment rate that includes people who gave up on looking for work has barely improved since the height...