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Seeing Red: Students and activists focus on AIDS awareness

REID CHANDLER

December 4, 2013

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Twenty years ago this month, Tami Haught was a newlywed 20-something to her husband, Roger. They felt lucky to be married in late-November, because three months prior, she had been told her wedding day would never come. On August...

Regents approve freeze

ABIGAIL MEIER

December 4, 2013

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As anticipated, the state Board of Regents voted to freeze in-state undergraduate students' tuition at Iowa's three public universities for a second-straight year on Wednesday meeting, pending approval from the state Legislature. A...

No solutions for pedestrian safety at Greenwood railway

REBECCA MORIN

December 4, 2013

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One morning, while waiting for a train stuck in the middle of the road at Greenwood Drive, University of Iowa doctoral student Brian Fahey witnessed people climbing over and under the train. Initially concerned about the safety...

Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit set to expire

DANIEL SEIDL

December 4, 2013

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Though the future of wind energy in the United States may be unclear, Iowa lawmakers believe an extension on the credit is crucial for the production of wind energy in the state. The federal Renewable Electricity Production Tax...

Hawkeyes ready to face Syracuse in annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge

MATT CABEL

December 4, 2013

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Things aren’t getting any easier for the Iowa women’s basketball team. Less than a week removed from playing three games in three nights in Cancún, the Hawkeyes now have the No. 22 ranked Syracuse Orange heading...

Lightweights prepped for Edinboro

DANNY PAYNE

December 4, 2013

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The nation’s top-ranked wrestling squad, according to InterMat, hasn’t had much competition outside of Iowa State on Sunday. Other than a 23-9 victory in Ames over the Cyclones, Iowa has battled with sub-Division I...

Aaron White joins 1,000 point club for Hawkeyes

BEN ROSS

December 4, 2013

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For the first time since 2005, the Iowa men’s basketball team won a game in a pre-Big Ten season challenge, defeating Notre Dame, 98-93, on Tuesday night in a packed Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Five different Hawkeyes scored...

McGrath and Alberhasky seek to lead gymnastics into the season

JACK ROSSI

December 4, 2013

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Redshirt senior Matt McGrath and redshirt junior Lance Alberhasky are prepared to lead Iowa into its upcoming season. The process of selecting a team captain is quite simple; the team, coaches, and training staff all vote on...

Cory Paterson prepares for college debut

JACK ROSSI

December 4, 2013

Filed under Sports

Canada is not known for its gymnasts, but one freshman will try to solidify himself as a top recruit for Iowa and a legitimate member of the Canadian National team as the season nears. The Black and Gold meet is less than a...

Three Hawkeyes earn All-Region honors

DI STAFF

December 4, 2013

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Iowa soccer’s Cloe Lacasse, Melanie Pickert, and Alex Melin have been named National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire NCAA Division I All-Great Lakes Region honorees, the coaches’ association...

Editorial: Wind industry needs certainty

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

December 4, 2013

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There’s little debate that wind energy has been a boon to Iowa’s economy and is an integral component of future economic prosperity. The Iowa Wind Energy Association notes that the wind industry employs 6,000 to 7,000 people...

Gromotka: Fixing the minimum wage

ADAM GROMOTKA

December 4, 2013

Filed under Opinions

The city of Canton, Ohio, made the news this Thanksgiving, but it wasn’t for football. We instead heard of a food drive held at one of the city’s Walmart stores, inviting employees to help each other celebrate the...