The Daily Iowan

IMU hosts activities for Finals Week

REBECCA MORIN

December 15, 2013

Filed under News

Silence fell in the IMU Sunporch as students left the world of fluorescent lights to a room bordered with twinkling ones. With finals starting this week, students are looking for any way to relax. “Obviously, it’s...

UI officials hope for a new College of Pharmacy facility

ABIGAIL MEIER

December 15, 2013

Filed under News

After experiencing years of “outdated learning,” UI College of Pharmacy officials have high hopes for an approval from the state Legislature to create a new facility on the West Campus. Within the next few weeks,...

Lawmakers outline their goals for 2014

LILY ABROMEIT

December 15, 2013

Filed under News

The next legislative session is approaching for Iowa, and legislators are beginning to reflect on the last year in order to create plans for the future. Senate President Pam Jochum, D-Dubuque “It’s going to be kind...

Iowa tutoring works to remain helpful

MEGAN DEPPE

December 15, 2013

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As the prices for tutors rise all across the United States, Iowa City tutoring services try their best to remain affordable and helpful for students. The tutoring industry is booming — according to NBC News, the typical salary...

Freshman gymnast’s decision to pick Iowa pays off

JACK ROSSI

December 15, 2013

Filed under Sports

Last week, Temple University made the abrupt decision to cut several of its athletics programs for budgetary reasons. These cuts included the men’s gymnastics program, a sport that has been struggling to stay relevant in...

Iowa tallied 57 takedowns against Buffalo

CODY GOODWIN

December 15, 2013

Filed under Sports

Tony Ramos spent the afternoon of Dec.12 playing takedown with Buffalo’s Justin Farmer. Ramos recorded 9 takedowns en route to a 22-7 technical-fall victory — he tallied 4 in the first period, 4 more in the second, and...

The Rosster: How do you teach clutch?

BEN ROSS

December 15, 2013

Filed under Sports

AMES — The Iowa men’s basketball team had a whole lot of chances to seal the deal against No. 17 Iowa State in a raucous Hilton Coliseum on Dec. 13. Devyn Marble could have put Iowa up by 3 points with less than a minute left...

Men’s swimming impresses observers so far with room to improve

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

December 15, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men’s swimming and diving team is at the mid-point of the 2013-14 season, and with five Big Ten matchups under their belt, they are starting to come into championship season form. With an overall record of 3-4,...

Editorial: Livestock antibiotics should be regulated

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

December 15, 2013

Filed under Opinions

For years, the practice of giving antibiotics to livestock in attempts to encourage growth and ward off infections has gone unaddressed by the Food and Drug Administration, an omission that has finally been rectified. On Dec....

Byrd: Abe tops the Pope

MATTHEW BYRD

December 15, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Last week, Time magazine gave its (somewhat) prestigious honor of “Person of the Year” to the recently inaugurated Pope Francis, due to his reforming, almost radical tonal (but not policy) shifts on gay marriage and wome...

Ponnada: English curriculum is inclusive

SRI PONNADA

December 15, 2013

Filed under Opinions

Last week, fellow columnist Ashley Lee expressed her frustration with the UI English Department’s failure to include perspectives from different races. Lee wrote, in her column titled, “Teach lit in black and white,”...