The Daily Iowan

Iowa City celebrates Soul Fest

JASMINE PUTNEY

September 18, 2014

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Thump, thump, thump. The beat of a mellifluous melody dances its way around the Old Capitol area. The smell of freshly cooked food of several varieties sifts through the air, drawing in wanderers from around downtown. The amb...

First Kinnick 5K sees large participation

AARON WALKER

September 18, 2014

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The first-ever race to finish on Kinnick Field took place this past weekend.  Kickoff 2 Kinnick 5K had 2,127 participants signed up for the event to help raise money for the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital and t...

IC activists raise awareness about climate change

CORY PORTER

September 18, 2014

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More than 125 climate-change activists marched on the streets of Iowa City Sunday, demanding that local leaders take action to fight the perceived effects of climate change. The march was in support of the much larger People’s...

Wastewater Treatment facility opens

MICHAEL KADRIE

September 18, 2014

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Iowa City celebrated the completion of upgrades to a wastewater treatment plant, whose long journey to completion endured droughts and floods. The revamped South facility, 4366 Napoleon St. S.E., is now the only wastewater-treatment...

New courthouse annex design to be on ballot

RACHEL GREEN

September 18, 2014

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With the final courthouse annex designs configured, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors held public forums to discuss the changes from the original plan. During their third meeting, which was held in Iowa City on Sept 20,...

UI conference hails start-ups

BEN MARKS

September 18, 2014

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Universities and communities throughout the Midwest are working toward harnessing the energy and creativity in university towns, and a conference hosted by the University of Iowa discussed methods to do so. The UI invited community...

Iowa defense has stellar second half against Pitt

CODY GOODWIN

September 18, 2014

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PITTSBURGH — Greg Mabin called his mother to help calm his nerves ahead of his first career start at Iowa. Arlette Mabin told her son that getting the start against Northern Iowa was a dream come true, of sorts. He flourished...

Commentary: Beathard deserves a start

CODY GOODWIN

September 18, 2014

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PITTSBURGH — Let’s hold off on the coronation for a moment. Let’s take a step back, take a deep breath, and figure out what we’re really dealing with here. Brash decisions aren’t always smart in college...

Hawks take out Gophers 1-0

JORDAN HANSEN

September 18, 2014

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For only the fourth time in school history, the women’s soccer team downed Minnesota on Sept. 20, 1-0. Nine games into the season, it’s obvious that Iowa is not a team to be trifled with. The win over the Gophers...

Iowa drops 10th in a row to Cyclones

KYLE MANN

September 18, 2014

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The Iowa volleyball team traveled to Iowa State on Sept. 20 and dropped the match to the Cyclones in straight sets. Iowa has now lost 10-consecutive matches to its in-state rivals, a streak dating back to 1997. Alessandra Dietz,...

Breaking of the Pack

SHELBY STITES

September 18, 2014

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The Big Ten Preview brought top competitors to Iowa City this past weekend for women’s cross-country, and that showed in the results. The Hawkeyes’ top finisher was junior Jocelyn Todd, who finished 27th in the 6,000-meter...

Men’s harriers finish second

MARIO WILLIAMS

September 18, 2014

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The Iowa’s men’s cross-country squad had yet another strong showing at the Big Ten Preview with four runners finishing in the top 15. As a team, the Hawkeyes finished second, led by Kevin Lewis. This is the second...