The Daily Iowan

Fausett set to retire

MEGAN SANCHEZ

December 17, 2013

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Tears streamed down Kendra Basler’s face as she hugged her mother and father. A line of more than 100 people waited to greet Mayor Jim Fausett and his wife of 60 years, Carol Fausett, to congratulate them on the mayor’s...

UI Graduate College strives to address students’ career needs

GRETA MEYLE

December 17, 2013

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University of Iowa Graduate College officials are beginning to discuss new methods for assisting graduate students in obtaining careers after graduation. The officials are strategizing how to implement the initiative facing the...

Iowa football sets budget goals for Outback Bowl

ABIGAIL MEIER

December 17, 2013

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Positive predictions from athletics officials indicate the University of Iowa will stay within the $1.825 million budget for the Outback Bowl while also providing a “first-class experience” for the student-athletes...

Olson announces withdrawal from gubernatorial race

DANIEL SEIDL

December 17, 2013

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Rep. Tyler Olson, D-Cedar Rapids, announced Tuesday he was dropping out of the gubernatorial race. “While focused on supporting my children through the transition in my personal life, it is clear they need my full attention,”...

Latham won’t run again

BRENT GRIFFITHS

December 17, 2013

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Rep. Tom Latham, R-Iowa, announced Tuesday he would not seek re-election to the U.S. House. “… Responsible leaders — regardless of what level they serve — must always take time to reflect on when it is time to st...

Marble: Iowa basketball sneakerhead

RYAN PROBASCO

December 17, 2013

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By nature, basketball can create a ruthless, competitive atmosphere because of its never-ending cycle of one-on-one battles. Until recently, fans of the sport weren’t always fortunate enough to marvel at the battles not...

Leading by example

JORDAN BUCHER

December 17, 2013

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Alie Glover has been rolling around in the gym since she was just 3 years old. “I had way too much energy as a kid,” Glover said and laughed. “My mom thought putting me in gymnastics would help, but I don’t...

Lofthouse ready for Ruth, Burak may make season debut

DANNY PAYNE

December 17, 2013

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Ethen Lofthouse knows it’ll be tough. The second-ranked senior has wrestled No. 1 Ed Ruth plenty of times in the past, whether it was as little kids or at the college level, and the 184-pounders will add the next chapter...

The Box Score: Inside Iowa Hawkeye basketball statistics

RYAN PROBASCO

December 17, 2013

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A lot was inferred from Iowa’s inability to close out Iowa State on Dec. 13. “Iowa can’t close games.” “The Hawkeyes still have to figure out how to be clutch.” While those blanket statements...

Hawkeyes stay put ahead of No. 1 Penn State

DI STAFF

December 17, 2013

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InterMat announced Tuesday that the Iowa wrestling team stayed No. 3 in the NCAA Division-I rankings. Penn State and Minnesota hold the top two spots, while Oklahoma State and Oklahoma round out the top five. Below are Iowa’s...

Iowa swimming signs 15 for 2014

DI STAFF

December 17, 2013

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On Tuesday, the Iowa women’ swimming and diving team announced that it had signed nine student athletes for the upcoming season. Izzie Bindseil (St. Charles, Ill.), Rowan Hauber (Tualatin, Ore.), Shea Hoyt (St. Charles, Ill.),...

Seemann, Grilli take home Big Ten honors

DI STAFF

December 17, 2013

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Lindsay Seemann and Abby Grilli won Big Ten Swimmer and Diver of the Week awards. The Iowa swimming and diving team took home two Big Ten awards following its meet with Iowa State. Senior Lindsay Seemann won Swimmer of the Week,...