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Longtime councilor to retire

REBECCA MORIN

December 16, 2013

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Taking care of people has long been Connie Champion’s forte. After raising eight children, at least 10 foster children, and now helping care for 20 grandchildren, Champion is hoping to take a break from one of her other...

New English Language Learner programs faring well for ICCSD

MEGAN SANCHEZ

December 16, 2013

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The Iowa City School District has seen an increase in enrollment coupled with a rise in students needing English as a Second Language services. This year, the district added additional support for these students, which allowed...

UI professor speaks out against Israeli university boycott

DANIEL SEIDL

December 16, 2013

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The American Studies Association announced on Monday the approval of an academic boycott of Israel, and at least two members of the University of Iowa community with ties to the organization say the move could have a negative...

Century-old building will open soon with new renovations

ABIGAIL MEIER

December 16, 2013

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As half of the drywall peels away from the inside of the Grossix Building, the material beneath exposes almost a century of historical structural value of the downtown Iowa City establishment. Community members admired the nearly...

Ticket sales indicate Hawkeye fan excitement

MEGAN DEPPE

December 16, 2013

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Despite the slow response from its opposing team’s fans, the Iowa Hawkeyes can expect a large turnout at the Outback Bowl game in just a few weeks. This is the fourth appearance for the Iowa Hawkeyes at the Outback Bowl...

Making an immediate impact

JACOB SHEYKO

December 16, 2013

Filed under Sports

It really hasn’t taken anyone by surprise. The rise of Iowa women’s basketball freshman Ally Disterhoft seemed to have been expected ever since she became a part of the program that she spent so much time watching...

Commentary: Hawks off to soaring start

MATT CABEL

December 16, 2013

Filed under Sports

I’m not really sure what I expected to see from this year’s iteration of the Iowa women’s basketball team. On paper, you have a team with extremely talented players, including Sam Logic, Theairra Taylor, and Melissa Dixon,...

Point/Counterpoint: Who has been the NFL’s most disappointing team this season?

DI STAFF

December 16, 2013

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Daily Iowan staff members debate which NFL team has been the most disappointing team in 2013. Green Bay If Charlie Kelly were a Packer fan, his favorite team’s season would cause him to go into his bad room on a weekly ...

Editorial: Speculation trumps the news

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

December 16, 2013

Filed under Opinions

The time has arrived for the media to engage in their customary reckless guesswork about the 2016 presidential election. Speculation for 2016 started emerging in March 2012 (before the Republican primaries were even over) when...

Elliot: Seems like winter

BEAU ELLIOT

December 16, 2013

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So it’s winter. Actually, it has been for quite a while around these parts, though we’re not saying what these parts are, because we all know what these parts are. But winter doesn’t begin till (preferred spelling...

Wahls: Grace in the New Year

ZACH WAHLS

December 16, 2013

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I’ve been thinking about grace a lot lately. I think you’re supposed to think about grace during the holidays. I’m thinking about it because I’ve had a really rough last two and a half months, and grace...