The Daily Iowan

Homecoming week begins

ALYSSA GUZMAN

October 6, 2014

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The University of Iowa has incorporated several new events into Homecoming Week to help students get more involved and give back to the community. “We are very passionate about giving back to the community,” Elizabeth...

Johnson County officials bring the Iowa BIG program to Iowa City schools

KAITLIN DEWULF

October 6, 2014

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A project-based education initiative is expanding from its roots in Cedar Rapids to area schools in Johnson County. Iowa BIG was created to explore educational options other than classroom “textbook-focused” settings...

Iowans react to Sweden’s statements on Palestine

AARON WALKER

October 6, 2014

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The waxing and waning negotiations between Palestine and Israel were hindered last week when Sweden vowed future recognition of statehood for Palestine. New Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, declared in his inaugural speech...

IC residents head to Ferguson

CHRIS HIGGINS

October 6, 2014

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Iowa City residents will soon travel to Ferguson, Missouri, two months after protests erupted in the wake of a fatal shooting by a police officer. Alecia Brooks, a member of the Black Voices project, and Iowa City residents Venson...

New environmental advances arrive at mall

MICHAEL KADRIE

October 6, 2014

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Iowa City residents will soon have a new place to drop off their recycling in Iowa City. Core Realty Holdings LLC will start implementing environmentally friendly measures throughout the Iowa City Marketplace, 1660 Sycamore St.,...

Community discusses future plans of the South Iowa City district

GRACE PATERAS

October 6, 2014

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Locals say that part of what makes South Iowa City unique is its affordability, proximity, diversity, and environment. Those qualities attract more families to the area, but forthcoming development plans may make the area more...

Seventh assault reported

DI STAFF

October 6, 2014

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University of Iowa officials received the seventh reported sexual assault from a student over the weekend. According to a warning sent to UI students, faculty, and staff on Monday, the assault occurred at an off-campus fraternity...

Mason moves on sexual misconduct

DI STAFF

October 6, 2014

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University of Iowa officials are moving forward with the latest step in a university-wide plan to prevent sexual misconduct on campus. UI President Sally Mason announced Monday that additional funding would be allocated to support...

Box Score: Big Ten Edition

JACOB SHEYKO

October 6, 2014

Filed under Sports

On an individual level, the Big Ten is in great shape. The league’s quarterbacks boast uncharacteristically solid passing numbers, and the running backs are as good as they’ve ever been. But as a whole, the conference...

Brobst emerging as a weapon for Hawkeyes

KYLE MANN

October 6, 2014

Filed under Sports

After beginning the season with an 8-2 record and currently sitting at 8-7, it’s been a couple of weeks since the Hawkeye volleyball team was collectively riding high. With that said, there has been at least one player beginning...

The Box Score: Field hockey still deadly

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 6, 2014

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The Iowa field-hockey team suffered its first home loss of the season Sunday, falling to a confounding Northwestern defense that held them to 1 goal for just the third time this season. And while every loss is a setback, a quicker...

Iowa men’s tennis players have chance to upstage big names

CHARLIE GREEN

October 6, 2014

Filed under Sports

Even before Big Ten play begins in January, certain Iowa men’s tennis players may get a chance to test their abilities against some of the best players in college tennis. Matt Hagan was the first Hawkeye this fall to square...