The Daily Iowan

Election Day is here

KRISTEN EAST AND JORDYN REILAND

November 3, 2014

Filed under News

Today’s the day. For some, nearly two years of campaigning will come to an end when the polls in Iowa close at 9 p.m. At the end of the day, Iowans will have a new senator and at least two new representatives in Congress. ...

Graduate students propose new contract

AARON WALKER

November 3, 2014

Filed under News

The first phase of negotiations has begun between University of Iowa graduate students’ and the state Board of Regents’ bargaining committees. On Monday morning, the Campaign to Organize Graduate Students presented...

City Council to vote on TIF today

CORY PORTER

November 3, 2014

Filed under News

The Iowa City City Council will decide today if the Iowa City Marketplace will receive $1.75 million in the form of tax-increment financing from the city for a renovation project. The Iowa City Marketplace, formerly the Sycamore...

Box Score: Iowa vs. Northwestern Edition

JACOB SHEYKO

November 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

Following perhaps the lowest point of the season — at least from most fans’ perspective — the Hawkeyes put together their best performance of the season against Northwestern. Iowa shattered every statistical preced...

After injury, Lewis shines

MARIO WILLIAMS

November 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

For many cross-country runners, it may be arduous to overcome an injury and come back with a breakthrough performance. For Kevin Lewis, this wasn’t a complication. The Ottumwa native suffered a knee injury a few weeks...

Pair from Iowa contributing early for Iowa

IAN MURPHY

November 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

The road to Iowa City is different for every member of the Iowa men’s swimming and diving team, but for two freshmen from Iowa, their paths have repeatedly crossed. “It’s weird with USA swimming how sections...

Trinca-Pasat, Wadley, Weisman honored

DI STAFF

November 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa defensive tackle Louis Trinca-Pasat was named co-Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week Monday, and freshman running back Akrum Wadley was named Freshman of the Week. The former sacked Northwestern’s Trevor Siemian three...

Hawkeyes finish last at Jim West Challenge

DI STAFF

November 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

Former Iowa women’s gymnastics assistant coach Caleb Phillips will return to the Iowa coaching staff this season. Phillips previously served as an assistant coach from 2008-2013 before pursuing a different career. Phillips...

Men’s tennis completes Big Ten Singles/Doubles

DI STAFF

November 3, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa men’s tennis team traveled to Minneapolis over the weekend for the Big Ten Singles/ Doubles Tournament, giving it its first taste of the conference opponents they will face in the spring. Senior Matt Hagan and...

Editorial: Hold authorities accountable

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

November 3, 2014

Filed under Opinions

The basis of any functioning society is a clearly defined social contract rooted in trust, transparency, and accountability between the general population and the governing bodies. The suspension of civil liberties and freedoms...

Osgerby: Continuing imperialism

PAUL OSGERBY

November 3, 2014

Filed under Opinions

After months of planning, Britain’s last troops flew out in waves of aircraft from Camp Bastion in the Helmand province of Afghanistan on Oct. 27. As the 950 soldiers left, the base was handed over to the Afghan military. This...

Elliot: Vampire heaven

BEAU ELLIOT

November 3, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Vampires. I should have written about vampires. That’s what all the famous writers do. Probably because Americans seem to have a fascination with the “living” dead. Maybe Americans have a fascination with oxymorons, as...