The Daily Iowan

UI associate professor speaks about GMOs

GABRIELLA DUNN

December 5, 2013

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Genetically modified organisms — commonly referred to as GMOs — have been the center of both praise and scrutiny for years, and the debate continues to fuel heated viewpoints. University of Iowa biology Associate Professor...

Iowa City community members participate in a nationwide one-day strike

ABIGAIL MEIER

December 5, 2013

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With poor conditions in her home of Sudan, Mazahir Salih came to the United States in 1997 in search of the “American Dream.” After arriving in Falls Church, Va., Salih obtained her first job at the local McDonald’s...

Downtown Iowa City hosts first Parents’ Night Out

MEGAN DEPPE

December 5, 2013

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The age-old question of how to go Christmas shopping without tots in tow can now be solved with an evening of festivities for children, giving adults time for shopping. The Iowa City Downtown District and Parks and Recreation...

County officials complete secondary-roads plans

DANIEL SEIDL

December 5, 2013

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After months of planning, the decision has been made. County officials will now start looking for a contractor to begin work on the Johnson County secondary-roads replacement facility. The plans were approved at a Thursday meeting...

Gingerbread provides opportunity to connect to UI

LILY ABROMEIT

December 5, 2013

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A long line snaked out the door of the University of Iowa International Students and Scholars Office Thursday as students from around the world eagerly awaited their turn to participate in a holiday tradition unique to most of...

Iowa City woman charged with second-degree criminal mischief

DI STAFF

December 5, 2013

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of throwing large objects at cars parked at Starbucks and the Mill. Emma Schneider, 25, was charged Oct. 26 with second-degree criminal mischief. According to an Iowa City police complaint,...

Iowa City woman charged with second-degree theft

DI STAFF

December 5, 2013

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An Iowa City woman has been accused of opening a bank account using a fake Social Security number. Tina White, 32, was charged Nov. 3 with second-degree theft. According to an Iowa City police complaint, White opened a bank...

The importance of Logic

JACOB SHEYKO

December 5, 2013

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It was every Hawkeye fan’s worst fear. With 13:55 remaining in the first half, Iowa women’s basketball guard Sam Logic went to the floor holding her head in pain. Even though Iowa was up 13-11 at that point over No....

Hawkeyes win battle of the ebb and flow in 97-91 victory over Syracuse

MATT CABEL

December 5, 2013

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The Iowa women’s basketball team likes to give its fans a bang for their buck. Trailing by as many as 14 points in the first half of the game and continually seeing scoring runs happen for nothing, the No. 25 ranked Hawkeyes...

No. 23 Hawkeyes to square off in neutral site game against Drake in Big Four Classic

RYAN PROBASCO

December 5, 2013

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The grind of college basketball’s season is having an effect on the Iowa men’s basketball team. After a grueling three-day tournament in the Bahamas last week, the Black and Gold defeated Notre Dame Tuesday night in...

Swimming to host annual Hawkeye Invitational

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

December 5, 2013

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The Iowa men’s swimming and diving team will return to action for the first time in almost a month this weekend when they host their annual Hawkeye invitational at the Campus Wellness and Recreation Center in Iowa City today,...

Iowa squeaks by Edinboro, 22-19

CODY GOODWIN

December 5, 2013

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If Sammy Brooks was nervous before his 197-pound bout with Edinboro’s Vincent Pickett, he sure didn’t show it. Brooks entered the dual with a lot riding on his bout. Iowa held just a 5-point lead at the time. A loss meant...