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Various events celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s life

DANIEL SEIDL

January 20, 2014

Filed under News

Joyful singing filled one local church to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The Rev. Orlando Dial of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church said one important part of King’s life was his religious involvement. “[We...

Council to vote on Gateway project

DI STAFF

January 20, 2014

Filed under News

The Iowa City City Council will vote on the controversial Gateway Project tonight. The proposed multimillion-dollar project would raise Dubuque Street, the “front door,” of Iowa City, and replace the aging Park Road...

Iowa City school board plans for year

LILY ABROMEIT

January 20, 2014

Filed under News

This year, the Iowa City School Board will focus on implementing the highly contested issues passed last year in an attempt to equalize the district. The School Board began work on the diversity, redistricting, and facilities...

Color Your Campus coming to the UI this spring

CHRIS HIGGINS

January 20, 2014

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Hubbard Park may be white and peaceful today, but the grass will be speckled in black and gold when the University of Iowa hosts the first Color Your Campus fun run in April. “We are bringing the fun-run phenomenon to college...

Oglesby and Iowa ride the three

BEN ROSS

January 20, 2014

Filed under Sports

For the first time since 2002, the Iowa men’s basketball team is listed in the top 10 of the Associated Press basketball rankings, and after a convincing 94-73 win over Minnesota this past weekend, the Hawkeyes are poised...

Men’s hoops cracks AP top 10

DI STAFF

January 20, 2014

Filed under Sports

Four years after a season that saw it win 10 games, the Iowa men’s basketball team is officially a top-10 team in the country, according to the Associated Press’ weekly poll released Monday. Now, the rankings are...

The Rosster: 2014 should be something to show for in Iowa football

BEN ROSS

January 20, 2014

Filed under Sports

Well, the dark days have come for college-football fans across the country. The season has come and gone, and the Iowa football team underperformed in its final game against LSU in the Outback Bowl to cap a season in which it...

Wrestling Commentary: Good, but not great

CODY GOODWIN

January 20, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa wrestling team has reached the midway point (give or take) in its season. And, so far, it’s been a nice season. The Hawkeyes are 11-1 in duals this year, and they have won every official conference dual so far...

Editorial: Branstad’s vision promising

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

January 20, 2014

Filed under Opinions

A day before Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad announced his intention to run for a sixth term, he began the new year in earnest with his Condition of the State address on Jan. 14. In addition to new initiatives such as the Home Base...

Elliot: Same river, same river

BEAU ELLIOT

January 20, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Things to do while forgetting anything involving the New England Patriots. • Watching the river freeze over. No, really — it’s exciting watching those electrons slowing and slowing and slowing, kind of like figure...

Tilly: A Letter to Fran McCaffery

ZACH TILLY

January 20, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Fran, I promised myself I wouldn’t write you (I couldn’t be that needy, could I?) but I’ve watched you hit the big time, and I guess I’ve got something I need to say. I want to love you, I really do....