The Daily Iowan

UISG kicks off first ever food drive

DANIEL VALENTIN

November 9, 2014

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In an attempt to raise awareness about child hunger, University of Iowa Student Government officials have sparked a new campaign while also hoping to establish a presence off campus. UISG will host its first ever food drive this...

UI officials focus on historic preservation

BEN MARKS

November 9, 2014

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In 2008, when floodwaters rose all over Iowa, many historic buildings were damaged and needed to be torn down. In the wake of the flood recovery and rebuilding, Iowa Homeland Security historic project specialist Marlys Svendsen...

Cooperative housing to open for senior citizens

RACHEL GREEN

November 9, 2014

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With the concept of co-housing on the minds of many Iowa City and Coralville community members, a cooperative project made specifically for seniors is in the works in Coralville. A company called Vintage Cooperatives is in charge...

UI researchers aid in learning ability research

GRACE PATERAS

November 9, 2014

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Researchers at the University of Iowa have created a new way of testing struggling students, aiming to understand comprehension when it comes to learning in junior high. “By the time students are in middle school, if they’re...

UI student group hosts Diwali festival

ALYSSA GUZMAN

November 9, 2014

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Every year, over the course of five days in October or November, the streets of India light up with firecrackers and lanterns to celebrate the Festival of Lights. However, celebrating Diwali at the University of Iowa is slightly...

One Iowan quarantined for Ebola

DI STAFF

November 9, 2014

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The Iowa Department of Public Health is taking precautions against a potential but low-risk Ebola threat from an Iowan who recently returned from western Africa. Thirteen travelers, who went to Sierra Leone, Liberia, or Guinea...

Man charged with criminal mischief

DI STAFF

November 9, 2014

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Authorities have accused a Fairfield man of damaging a car. Dalton Cook, 20, was charged Nov. 5 with second-degree criminal mischief. According to online court documents, Cook reportedly entered the impound lot at Big Ten Towing...

Iowa run defense looks miserable in loss at Minnesota

DANNY PAYNE

November 9, 2014

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MINNEAPOLIS — Carl Davis, Louis Trinca-Pasat, and Quinton Alston stood in the bowels of TCF Bank Stadium on Nov. 8, trying to stomach a 51-14 beatdown they just took from Minnesota. The senior leaders on Iowa’s defense...

Commentary: Iowa’s identity unknown to virtually everybody

CODY GOODWIN

November 9, 2014

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MINNEAPOLIS — The man in charge is blaming himself because that’s where all of this starts. But even that doesn’t begin to answer all the questions. Kirk Ferentz sat at the postgame press conference wearing a black...

Iowa falls in double overtime to Badgers

JORDAN HANSEN

November 9, 2014

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana — Sometimes fate is a cruel mistress. Iowa has suffered numerous bouts of injury and bad luck over the season. In its 1-0 double-overtime Big Ten championship loss to Wisconsin on Sunday, the Hawkeyes...

Iowa dominates St. Ambrose in exhibition

KYLE MANN

November 9, 2014

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Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder answered the season’s first question — who will start this year for the Hawkeyes — when the starting lineups were announced, and they weren’t quite what Hawkeye fans expected. Bluder...

St. Ambrose a special game for Hawks

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

November 9, 2014

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Before Sunday’s showdown with St. Ambrose even had a chance to get off the ground, the feel around the Iowa women’s basketball team was more charged than one may expect for a Sunday afternoon exhibition in early November....