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Former Hawkeye Angerer retires

DI STAFF

October 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

Former Iowa Hawkeye and NFL linebacker Pat Angerer announced his retirement from football Tuesday. Angerer released a statement on Twitter, ending his four-year career in the NFL. “I want to walk away while I’m still...

Field hockey drops in latest polls

DI STAFF

October 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa field-hockey team is down to No. 12 in this week’s rankings. The Hawkeyes went into last week at No. 10 after losing at home to Northwestern, 3-1, on Oct. 5. The team dropped further after losing at home again to...

Iowa still hanging around in NSCAA Great Lakes Regional Poll

DI STAFF

October 14, 2014

Filed under Sports

After a weekend that saw the Iowa soccer team tie nationally ranked Wisconsin, the Hawkeyes moved up a spot in the Great Lakes Regional rankings from No. 6 to No. 5. After the 0-0 tie with the Badgers, the Hawks’ record for...

Editorial: Tuition freeze only a stopgap, if a welcome one

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

October 14, 2014

Filed under Opinions

The rising cost of tuition has proven to be an enduring issue for college activists, but it has yet to make a major impact in elections. Politicians have paid lip service to the idea of student-debt reform, but when push comes...

Voices of Philanthropy: Anthony Lehnertz

GUEST OPINION

October 14, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Two years ago, while sitting with my On Iowa group of finance and accounting majors — all of us confident that we were destined for Wall Street — I would never have guessed that “Phil” would affect my life as it...

Lane: The most difficult speech

JOE LANE

October 14, 2014

Filed under Opinions

It’s been nearly seven months since the world first started hearing about the latest Ebola outbreak. In those seven months, however, we have heard about the deadly virus nonstop. A potent combination of Twitter and dozens...

The problem with Purple Penguins

CHRISTOPHER CERVANTES

October 14, 2014

Filed under Opinions

I come from a long line of educators. My mother is a teacher, my stepfather is a principal, and I have lost track on the number of aunts and uncles who also fall into the category. Whenever there is any controversy or annoying...