The Daily Iowan

Antibiotics move draws fire, applause

GABRIELLA DUNN

December 12, 2013

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The U.S. Food and Drug Admiration announced a voluntary plan on Wednesday to begin phasing out the use of certain antibiotics in livestock animals, and area people are split about the announcement. Antibiotics are commonly added...

Officials laud new STEM program

LILY ABROMEIT

December 12, 2013

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In an effort to aid students in reaching a more successful future, a public-awareness campaign was released earlier this week to encourage greater participation in science, technology, engineering, and math courses. Initiated...

Johnson County officials discuss small town plans

DANIEL SEIDL

December 12, 2013

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors has discussed the development of small towns in Iowa for years, and now they will seek to help one Iowa village. A proposed amendment to the 2008 Johnson County Land-Use Plan, which would...

West side dorm on track for 2015 completion

JAKE MCCULLEY

December 12, 2013

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The construction of a new student housing complex on the West Campus will continue to grow for the next few years — and officials say once the new dorm is completed, they can move on to other projects, possibly including building...

Telford returns to Iowa lineup

CODY GOODWIN

December 12, 2013

Filed under Sports

Bobby Telford jogged out of the Carver tunnel for the first time of the season on Thursday night. He wore his black singlet with the block letters “IOWA” down on the left leg. He wore a kneepad on his right knee. It...

No. 3 Hawkeyes roll past Buffalo

DANNY PAYNE

December 12, 2013

Filed under Sports

If any Iowa wrestling fans coming into Carver-Hawkeye Arena Thursday night doubted Iowa would struggle to rebound from a subpar performance at Edinboro just over a week ago, they were proven wrong. The nation’s third-ranked...

Hawkeyes head to Ames for most anticipated matchup of year

BEN ROSS

December 12, 2013

Filed under Sports

For the first time since 1987, Iowa and Iowa State will face each other in a men’s basketball matchup as ranked foes. The Hawkeyes are underdogs going into the contest, and the Black and Gold are going to try to steal this...

Iowa falls to Iowa State, 83-70

MATT CABEL

December 12, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s basketball team fell to in-state rival Iowa State on Thursday night in Hilton Coliseum, 83-70.  The Cyclones were hot from 3-point range, scoring 10 3-point shots from beyond the arc, including...

Women’s swimming set to take on Iowa State

JORDAN HANSEN

December 12, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s swimming and diving team will take on in-state rival Iowa State as a part of the annual Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk series today. Competition will begin at 6 p.m. at the Beyer Hall Pool in Ames. Iowa State comes...

Is Bitcoin an online fad or the future of finance?

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

December 12, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Bitcoin is a decentralized online financial market and form of currency that allows users to make payments with no middlemen. Lately, the value of Bitcoins has been rising, causing some to see a viable new currency and others to ...

Lee: Teach lit in black and white

ASHLEY LEE

December 12, 2013

Filed under Opinions

James Baldwin once said, “The paradox of education is precisely this — that as one begins to become conscious, one begins to examine the society in which he is being educated.” Intro to the English Major is meant...

Guest opinion: Support the 1105 Project

SARA LANGENBERG

December 12, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Every year, hundreds of University of Iowa students, staff, and faculty members support the greater Iowa City area through volunteer service to nonprofit agencies. It’s no secret we have the highest volunteer rate in the...