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Urban development project meets five-year mark

REBECCA MORIN

December 18, 2013

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After five years of planning and construction, the first redevelopment project in the Towncrest Urban Renewal Area on the East Side of Iowa City is nearing completion. Eye Associates of Iowa City held a ribbon cutting this week...

Dance Marathon prepares for final stretch

GRETA MEYLE

December 18, 2013

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As time winds down to Feb. 7 and 8, the University of Iowa’s Dance Marathon Executive Board is in the final stretch of preparation for the Big Event. Dance Marathon adviser Kyle Walters said the organization has been working...

Fiberight discussed for solid-waste management

GABRIELLA DUNN

December 18, 2013

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A proposed agreement between Iowa City officials and a waste-management company sparked environmental concerns in Iowa City residents at the Iowa City City Council meeting Tuesday night. City officials proposed an initial agreement...

Commencement ceremonies to take place this weekend

DI STAFF

December 18, 2013

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The University of Iowa will hold commencements to honor the fall 2013 graduates Friday and Saturday. Fall graduates include 182 students from the Tippie College of Business, 62 students from the College of Engineering, and 795...

Kali Peschel: Iowa women’s basketball’s well-kept secret

MATT CABEL

December 18, 2013

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It seems that, despite the fact that earning her way into the starting lineup over coveted freshman Ally Disterhoft, Iowa women’s basketball’s starting forward Kali Peschel is overlooked by the opposition. But that...

Clark learns from McDonough ahead of Penn State dual

CODY GOODWIN

December 18, 2013

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Last year, during his redshirt season, Cory Clark made headlines and caused heads to turn when he beat Illinois’s Jesse Delgado, 6-1, at the UNI Open. Delgado, at the time, was the second-ranked 125-pounder in the country...

Men’s gymnastics team balances training and academics

JACK ROSSI

December 18, 2013

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The end of the semester, for many, is time to study rigorously for finals. However, for the men’s gymnastics team, it will include keeping a balance between working in the gym and succeeding as a student-athlete. Head coach...

Campbell named honorary captain

DI STAFF

December 18, 2013

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The Iowa Athletics Department announced Wednesday that former Hawkeye wrestler Chris Campbell will be an honorary captain for the team’s upcoming dual with No. 1 Penn State Saturday in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Campbell won NCAA...

The Box Score: Inside Iowa men’s basketball statistics

BEN ROSS

December 18, 2013

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It’s here. The time where Big Ten teams play schools with starting centers under 6-5 and laughable endowment sizes is over. Big Ten basketball slate is about to get underway, and many of the schools top the nation in key stats....

The Box Score: Inside Iowa women’s basketball statistics

JACOB SHEYKO

December 18, 2013

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Big Ten women’s basketball almost upon us. With most teams finishing out their few remaining nonconference matchups, the conference is shaping up to be — yet again — one of the elite conferences in the nation. Each Big...

Men’s Big Ten power rankings

RYAN PROBASCO

December 18, 2013

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Michigan State: The loss to North Carolina is concerning, but I still view this team as the best unit in the conference. Gary Harris, Adreian Payne, and Keith Appling form possibly the country’s best trio of teammates. And they’re...

Women’s Big Ten power rankings

DI STAFF

December 18, 2013

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Penn State: Sure, the Nittany Lions may have lost to San Diego State very recently, but that doesn’t mean the media — or Penn State — should hit the panic button on this season. After all, the Nittany Lions have been a force...