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Seashore Hall renovations in sight

CHRIS HIGGINS

February 17, 2014

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A locked door confronts students who venture to the original entrance of the University of Iowa’s Seashore Hall — a door hiding the antiquated staircases and peeling white walls within. Renovating Seashore Hall is becoming...

Q&A: Mason talks sexual assault, tuition

DI STAFF

February 17, 2014

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The Daily Iowan: A sexual assault on a female was reported by the Univesity of Iowa police on Feb. 3. This marks the sixth assault of the academic year and the fifth on campus. In a previous interview with The Daily Iowan, you s...

Iowa football players to test concussion devices

MICHELLE NGO

February 17, 2014

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Helmets crash between two linemen, each weighing in at more than 275 pounds, every play. Before the whistle blows, there is a possibility of a concussion. University of Iowa officials are researching how a patch the size of a...

Iowa City officials move forward with animal care center plans

DANIEL SEIDL

February 17, 2014

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Life is quickly becoming cramped for the furry residents of the Iowa City Animal Care and Adoption Center. So the City Council will step in. “The space that we are in was not built for an animal shelter,” said Kym L...

Local marketplace profiles provide service to businesses

KEVIN SVEC

February 17, 2014

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Useful marketing research for Iowa City businesses will now be available with a simple click. Iowa City officials have utilized a research tool to gather information for online profiles composed of marketing information for Iowa...

NFL Combine Profile: Christian Kirksey

CODY GOODWIN

February 17, 2014

Filed under Sports

Before the 2014 Senior Bowl, Christian Kirksey was virtually an unknown on most NFL draft boards. The majority of experts saw the negatives in his game: That he was used in pass coverage more often than run defense, that he ove...

Hawk way of Hoosiers

RYAN PROBASCO

February 17, 2014

Filed under Sports

No one, not even its veteran coaches and players, have been able to figure out what’s going on in the Big Ten this season. Indiana, after being ranked No. 1 in the country at times a year ago, has been the best example...

A bond that transcends tennis

ALEC CLASEN

February 17, 2014

Filed under Sports

The doubles tandem of Ruth Seaborne and Morven McCulloch has a bond that transcends the game of tennis. Seaborne, the older of the two, hails from London; McCulloch was recruited to Iowa from St. Andrews, Scotland. The two...

Iowa women’s basketball poised for success in postseason

MATT CABEL

February 17, 2014

Filed under Sports

I have a hunch about the Iowa women’s basketball team. It’s more than a hunch, actually. It’s a strong feeling in my gut. And my gut feelings are usually pretty accurate — scratch that, dead on. This hunch? I believe...

Hawks move up in polls

DI STAFF

February 17, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men’s basketball team (19-6, 8-4) moved up one spot in the latest AP Top-25 poll for the second-straight week. Despite playing only one game last week, the Hawkeyes’ 82-70 road victory over Penn State was enough...

Editorial: Youth unemployment troubling

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

February 17, 2014

Filed under Opinions

The trends concerning youth unemployment in the United States paint a disturbing picture about the future of the American economy. Though youth unemployment has fallen over the past year, the current unemployment rate for people...

Byrd: The joy of The Lego Movie

MATTHEW BYRD

February 17, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Sometimes, a great film hits you like a baseball bat across the nose. At first you’re completely shocked, bloodied, maybe a little bleary-eyed. But once your vision clears, you end up in awe of the product that just bludgeoned...