The Daily Iowan

Officials not worried about cap standards

MEGAN SANCHEZ

December 9, 2013

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When 300 people made their way through the University of Iowa Museum of Art and admired the artwork that took Anita Jung years to complete, she said, she could see all her hard work pay off. But before she could get there, she...

University Psychologists and School District Members collaborate

GRETA MEYLE

December 9, 2013

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In an effort to improve education in elementary schools, officials discussed ways to better facilitate student learning, stressing variability as a teaching measure to help a multitude of students. University of Iowa psychology...

LLCs wrap up first semester

LILY ABROMEIT

December 9, 2013

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In an effort to support students living in dorms, the University of Iowa implemented a required Living-Learning Community program last year, something officials said will, hopefully, provide insight into on-campus life. “With...

City receives flood-mitigation state grant

REBECCA MORIN

December 9, 2013

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Development in Iowa City’s Riverfront Crossings District may soon pick up pace after the city received a state grant. “The grant will be used for the demolition of the old plant and cover some initial site work, which...

Local union donates $4,500 to Toys for Tots

JAKE MCCULLEY

December 9, 2013

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Hundreds of children in Johnson County who otherwise might not get anything on Christmas will wake up on Christmas morning with presents to unwrap, thanks again to a gift from a local union. 2013 is the third year the American...

UI graduate appointed Branstad’s Communication Director

DANIEL SEIDL

December 9, 2013

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Former University of Iowa student Jimmy Centers has risen through the ranks of Iowa politics through a combination of passion and education. Jimmy Centers, 26, was appointed Dec. 6 to the position of director of communications...

Iowa City man charged with controlled-substance violation

DI STAFF

December 9, 2013

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An Iowa City man has been accused of possessing one pound of marijuana in his home. Aaron Mechtensimer, 31, was charged Nov. 15 with controlled-substance violation and failure to affix a tax stamp. According to an Iowa City...

Basabe playing like frosh in past two contests

BEN ROSS

December 9, 2013

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The sky seemed to be the limit for Melsahn Basabe following his first year as a division-I basketball player for Iowa. The now-senior forward was named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team after starting all 31 games for the Hawkeyes...

Early run by Hawkeyes suffocated FDU’s chances early

RYAN PROBASCO

December 9, 2013

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After allowing Fairleigh Dickinson to open the game with 6-straight points, Iowa regained enough composure to go on a 19-0 run, quickly demolishing any chance of an upset in Carver-Hawkeye Arena Monday night. With the win, the...

Hawkeye shining offensively

JACOB SHEYKO

December 9, 2013

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The Iowa women’s basketball squad is in the midst of its second winning streak of four or more games this season. With a 10-1 record, two wins against ranked teams — Dayton and Syracuse, and a top-25 ranking, the Hawkeyes...

Scherff forgoes NFL draft

DI STAFF

December 9, 2013

Filed under Sports

Junior offensive tackle Brandon Scherff has decided to forgo the NFL draft and return to play football for Iowa during the 2014 season, according to a release from the football team. The Denison, Iowa, native started all 12...

Editorial: Police must open up on data collection

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

December 9, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Thought you only had to worry about the growing American surveillance state from the likes of the National Security Agency? Think again. The Des Moines Register reported on Sunday that there are signs that over the past two...