The Daily Iowan

Local campaigns on social media

NICK MOFFITT

October 10, 2014

Filed under News

The Nov. 4 election is rapidly approaching in Johnson County for local campaigns, and many are highlighting social media as a new approach to reach voters. According to the Pew Research Center, around three-fourths of all adults...

Sioux Falls trio this week’s Kid Captains

CODY GOODWIN

October 10, 2014

Filed under News

Some days, when Noah Mulder gets done eating lunch, he and his friends will go to the gym and shoot hoops. They play games, like knockout, and Noah wins sometimes, “but it depends on which friends I play with,” he...

Deloitte consulting lays out UI recommendations

MICHAEL KADRIE

October 10, 2014

Filed under News

Final recommendations for changes at the University of Iowa were presented for local response Thursday to the UI community. Deloitte, a consulting company, has presented phase two of its recommendations for improvements that...

Indy car driver on UI campus

RACHEL GREEN

October 10, 2014

Filed under News

Indy car driver Buddy Lazier is spending 2014 “racing for a cure.” He and his racecar, which bears the logo of the University of Iowa Wynn Institute for Vision Research, will participate in the Homecoming Parade, with...

Iowa City Hospice host a ribbon cutting

CORY PORTER

October 10, 2014

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The job of Iowa City Hospice employees takes them all over the city to help patients and families at home, in hospitals, or at assisted-living facilities. On Thursday, however, the Iowa City Hospice invited the community to...

New medical examiner’s facility will not be pursued through partnership

DI STAFF

October 10, 2014

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In a work session Wednesday, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors decided on a 3-2 vote not to pursue the idea of creating a new medical-examiner facility in partnership with a private developer. The need for a new medical...

Supervisors agree on solar-panel array

DI STAFF

October 10, 2014

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors on Thursday agreed to move forward with a solar-panel bid from Moxie Solar. In March 2013, a fire destroyed Johnson County’s Secondary Roads Facility, and now, the county is in the...

Picking up the pace

JACOB SHEYKO

October 10, 2014

Filed under Sports

The typical thought is that a spread offense and passing go hand-in-hand. If this is so, then Indiana goes against the grain. The Hoosiers’ offense moves at a fast pace, and Indiana spaces the field and puts up plent...

Game still most important aspect, but homecoming means more

DANNY PAYNE

October 10, 2014

Filed under Sports

Let’s get this straight — the most important thing about Iowa’s Homecoming Week is the football game scheduled to take place on the turf at Kinnick Stadium at 11 a.m. Saturday. With that out of the way, that doesn’t...

Pregame rituals help Hawks stay focused

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

October 10, 2014

Filed under Sports

When the Iowa field-hockey team takes the field against Michigan tonight at Grant Field, the Black and Gold will start the same way they have for years. After hanging up their sticks on the cross bar of keeper Alex Pecora’s...

Final homecoming for 3 Iowa seniors in Michigan

KYLE MANN

October 10, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa volleyball team is back on the road after two weekends at home, and it will travel north for a pair of matchups in the Great Lakes state. The team will face Michigan at 6 p.m. today, followed by Michigan State at 6 p.m....

Iowa set to compete against Iowa

SHELBY STITES AND IAN MURPHY

October 10, 2014

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The Hawkeye men’s and women’s swim teams will face off against each other in the Black and Gold intrasquad meet at 9 a.m. Saturday. Despite the teams’ close bond out of the water, the Hawkeyes will be racing...