The Daily Iowan

Nite Ride sees spike in ridership

LILY ABROMEIT

January 26, 2014

Filed under News

Officials with the University of Iowa Nite Ride shuttle service said they have noticed an increase in the number of women taking up the blue leather seats every night. But the Public Safety Department wants to see more riders...

Medicinal marijuana unlikely to pass Legislature

BRENT GRIFFITHS

January 26, 2014

Filed under News

DES MOINES โ€” State Democrats and Republicans alike agree medicinal marijuana will not be legalized this session, which does not surprise Sen. Joe Bolkcom, D-Iowa City, but the number of questions and the amount of skepticism...

Dance Marathon: Health-care staff works with families fighting childhood cancer

ABIGAIL MEIER

January 26, 2014

Filed under News

Child-life specialists and other members of the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital staff use children’s books to explain the worst possible scenario to those losing their battle with childhood cancer. The parents...

Sexual assault reported in UI residence hall

REBECCA MORIN

January 26, 2014

Filed under News

The third sexual assault occurring in a University of Iowa residence hall for the school year was reported this past weekend, and the student will be the first person to pursue charges in a case of this nature. A student reported...

Local legislators gather to discuss education

CARTER CRANBERG

January 26, 2014

Filed under News

In an effort to bring attention to Iowa’s education budget changes, the League of Women Voters of Johnson County sponsored an open forum at Iowa City’s City Hall on Jan. 25. Concern about the lack of money alloca...

UI Study Abroad adviser competes on "Jeopardy"

MEGAN DEPPE

January 26, 2014

Filed under News

After many years of dreaming, University of Iowa Study Abroad adviser Sarah McNitt heard Johnny Gilbert call her name and began to play one of the best-known game shows in America โ€” “Jeopardy.” McNitt had dreamed...

Iowa’s two losses are glaringly similar

CODY GOODWIN

January 26, 2014

Filed under Sports

A lot of things went wrong for the Iowa wrestling team on Jan. 25. No. 3 Minnesota came into Carver-Hawkeye Arena and took home a 19-15 victory, handing the second-ranked Hawkeyes just their second loss of the season. The first...

Basketball remains focused on the task at hand

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

January 26, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Big Ten is arguably the toughest basketball conference in the United States. With so much talent and depth, every game must be approached seriously, forcing teams to always look ahead and prepare for what’s next o...

Women’s tennis dominant against Nebraska-Omaha, UNI

ALEC CLASEN

January 26, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Hawkeye women’s tennis team hit on all cylinders on Jan. 25 in the Hawkeye Tennis Recreation Complex. Iowa easily handled its first opponent, Nebraska-Omaha, and cruised to victory against Northern Iowa, beating both...

GymHawks drop Big Ten opener to No. 9 Nebraska

JORDAN BUCHER

January 26, 2014

Filed under Sports

The atmosphere in Carver-Hawkeye Arena was full of excitement on Jan. 24 as the Iowa women’s gymnastics team marched in front of a season-high home crowd of more than 1,600 fans for their first Big Ten match of the season....

Hawkeyes compete at Jack Johnson Invitational

DI STAFF

January 26, 2014

Filed under Sports

Last weekend, the Iowa track and field teams traveled to Minneapolis to compete in the Jack Johnson Invitational, hosted by Minnesota. Both men and women finished second in the Jan. 25 meet, posting a team score of 101 and 104.50,...

Editorial: Offer local ID cards

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

January 26, 2014

Filed under Opinions

While President Obama is expected to address national immigration reform in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, a viable solution to this enduring problem could still be a long ways away. Congress has begun to show signs...