The Daily Iowan

UI receives recognition for bicycling

MICHAEL KADRIE

October 27, 2014

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The University of Iowa rides into accreditation with improving infrastructure and a bike-friendly atmosphere. The League of American Bicyclists recognized the UI with a Silver Bicycle Friendly University award last week. Th...

LOST would improve city roads

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

October 27, 2014

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The ballot option for a 1 cent sales-tax increase in Johnson County would change Iowa City’s streets in a big way. According to an International City/County Management Association resident survey, only 37 percent of Iowa...

Republican incumbent is seeking reelection on the Board of Supervisors

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

October 27, 2014

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John Etheredge, the lone Republican on the Johnson County Board of Supervisors, is seeking re-election to continue to bring a rural perspective to the board. “I was raised the majority of my life in the rural unincorporated...

Leaders discuss affordable housing

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

October 27, 2014

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Community identification cards were at the forefront of a joint meeting among local Johnson County municipalities in North Liberty on Monday. Johnson County Supervisor Janelle Rettig said during the meeting that the IDs that...

UI student wins national scholarship

ALYSSA GUZMAN

October 27, 2014

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Through starting his own nonprofit bicycle shop to being an inner-city middle-school teacher working with low-income children in Florida, University of Iowa M.B.A. graduate student Julian Valencia has been recognized for his accomplishments. Valencia’s...

Regents approve public health research institute

AARON WALKER

October 27, 2014

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The University of Iowa is dedicating funding for a new institute for public-health research and policy, designed to create a smoother transition from research to policy. Last week, the state Board of Regents voted to approve...

Student voter turnout expected to remain low

JORDYN REILAND

October 27, 2014

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As Election Day is just a week away, officials say it’ll be another year in which students stay home instead of heading to the polls. Johnson County Auditor Travis Weipert said a lack of interest, plus the large number...

The Box Score: Spearman’s production and replacement

DANNY PAYNE

October 27, 2014

Filed under Sports

Early in the morning of Oct. 25, Iowa weak-side linebacker Reggie Spearman was arrested and charged with OWI. As a result, head coach Kirk Ferentz suspended the sophomore for a minimum of one game and said he will face other consequences. The...

Good eats, better meets

IAN MURPHY

October 27, 2014

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The poster man of swimming, Michael Phelps, eats in the area of 12,000 calories per day when he is training. But Phelps, along with other swimmers, including the Iowa men’s swimming team, do more than monitor calories whe...

Lightning delays and heat do not faze the Hawkeyes

NICK VITTORE

October 27, 2014

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It was a late Saturday night in mid-October. The Iowa men’s golf team had traveled nearly 1,000 miles to play 36 holes on the first day of the Rod Myers Invitational in Durham, North Carolina, followed by 18 to conclude...

Holmgren reaches goal

NICK VITTORE

October 27, 2014

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Freshman golfer Jack Holmgren has long anticipated playing for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Throughout his time being home-schooled and his time attending high school, he envisioned donning Black and Gold. On Oct. 11, years of commitment,...

Iowa to kick off at Minnesota at 11 a.m.

DI STAFF

October 27, 2014

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The Iowa football team will play its next two games shortly after 11 a.m. The first will be against Northwestern in Kinnick Stadium on Saturday, followed by the contest at Minnesota on Nov. 8. The Big Ten Network will carry the...