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UI sees growth in resident applicants

AARON WALKER

October 15, 2014

Filed under News

At first glance, Iowa isn’t a Hawkeye state. But with new programs underway to boost in-state enrollment, the University of Iowa has amassed more applicants from within Iowa’s borders in the last year in an attempt...

UI invites students to a new open house

ALYSSA GUZMAN

October 15, 2014

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In an effort to recruit more Iowa students, the University of Iowa is expecting up to 3,000 guests on Oct. 25 for the new academic and student life open house. Though the university has approximately 12 programs throughout the...

Small IC business sells unique home goods

BEN MARKS

October 15, 2014

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Each week The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at one Iowa City business. When Design Ranch owner Chris Gnade was a child growing up in Cedar Rapids, she found a home in an Eames Lounge chair. “When I sat in that ...

Nearly 40 percent of UI students do not party

CHRIS HIGGINS

October 15, 2014

Filed under News

More than a third of University of Iowa students do not party at the No. 2 party school. According to data released this week by the office of the associate provost for undergraduate education, slightly more than 39 percent of...

National Weather Service strives to create weather-ready nation

GRACE PATERAS

October 15, 2014

Filed under News

The Iowa Flood Center will partner with the National Weather Service to better inform the public on future disasters and to save more lives. At a presentation held on Wednesday, speakers discussed the benefits of having a strong...

Officials hold dedication ceremony for Biomedical Discovery Building

DI STAFF

October 15, 2014

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With golden scissors in each of their hands, University of Iowa President Sally Mason joined donor John Pappajohn and several other officials for a ribbon cutting that marked the culmination of the new Biomedical Discovery Building. The...

Parker back on the field and back on track

JACOB SHEYKO

October 15, 2014

Filed under Sports

Jonathan Parker’s season could have ended after two games. After fumbling the ball twice in one game — which led to 10 Ball State points — the assumption was that Parker would be put on the shelf for the foreseeable...

Nerves overtake Iowa in fifth set

COURTNEY BAUMANN

October 15, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa women’s volleyball team had not gone to five sets in any match under first-year head coach Bond Shymansky — until Wednesday night. The lights in Carver-Hawkeye Arena were dimmed heading into the fifth set. The...

Iowa loses five set battle with Illinois

IAN MURPHY

October 15, 2014

Filed under Sports

It was a night of firsts for the Iowa volleyball team, and although the Hawkeyes did not come away with the win, they showed serious fight against a top-15 opponent. The Hawkeyes won the first set — their first in Big Ten...

Sougstad off to hot start

SHELBY STITES

October 15, 2014

Filed under Sports

Hawkeye sophomore swimmer Emma Sougstad entered the pool when she was 5 years old, and 14 years later, she is still in the water. It started as a hobby, swimming in a recreation four-lane pool across the street from her house...

Tennis set for ITA Regionals

JOSH HICKS

October 15, 2014

Filed under Sports

During the Hawkeyes’ two weekends off from competition, the Iowa women’s tennis team put in extra work conditioning, and the players believe they are ready to make an impact at the Intercollegiate Tennis Association...

Editorial: The changing nature of drug abuse

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

October 15, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Sometimes great intentions have unintended consequences. Every day, doctors prescribe drugs to patients with the hopes of providing much needed relief for excruciating pain. OxyContin, as an example, is prescribed to ease severe...