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All the comforts of (someone else’s) home

AARON WALKER

November 30, 2014

Filed under News

The growing popularity of residence-sharing websites could have an effect nationally and also on Iowa City hotels. A Boston University study showed that in places in which Airbnb has established a presence, it cut revenues of...

Chocolate prices may rise

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

November 30, 2014

Filed under News

Buying a dark chocolate truffle may cost a little more this year. By 2020, an anticipated shortfall could leave cocoa prices skyrocketing, according to Barry Callebaut, a major worldwide chocolate producer. In the short-...

Faculty helps students in EPB relocation

MITCH MCANDREW

November 30, 2014

Filed under News

The discovery of mold in the English-Philosophy Building in early September prompted partial evacuation of the building and extensive cleanup. Now, officials plan preventive measures. The UI is awaiting bids for a project that...

Celebrate the Season event extended

CORY PORTER

November 30, 2014

Filed under News

The long lines, cramped aisles, and combative present grabs of Black Friday may not be everyone’s idea of a perfect Christmas shopping experience, so the Iowa City Downtown District has introduced some changes for those...

Iowa National Guard combating Ebola

BEN MARKS

November 30, 2014

Filed under News

This spring, 80 soldiers from the 294 Area Support Medical Company, based in Washington, Iowa, will leave America for West Africa. Their deployment comes as part of a nationwide humanitarian mission, said Col. Greg Hapgood of...

Business of being local

CHRIS HIGGINS

November 30, 2014

Filed under News

Both local and national pushes for businesses resulted in a busy downtown Iowa City on Nov. 29. “At all four of my restaurants, it was probably one of our better days of the month getting a lot of traffic and that,”...

Iowa burned by the big play

JACOB SHEYKO

November 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

As Nebraska got the ball with 3:19 left in the third quarter, Iowa led 24-7 and appeared to be in prime position to lock up its eighth win of the season. Just 7:13 later, the Hawkeyes trailed the Cornhuskers, 28-24. A l...

Commentary: Iowa’s 2014 football season shouldn’t surprise anybody

CODY GOODWIN

November 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

August seems like such a long time ago, but I'm sure you remember it. Those were optimistic times, talking positivity and possibility about this year's Iowa football team. The favorable schedule. The returning experience. It...

Playing through tragedy: Olaseni copes with the loss of his father

JACOB SHEYKO

November 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

Gabe Olaseni walked into the Hadley Club room in Carver-Hawkeye Arena and made a beeline for the stat sheet. “No turnovers,” he said with a smile. Basketball was the only thing on his mind, which is nothing short...

Lots to take away after rivalry dual

JORDAN HANSEN

November 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa wrestling team left Carver-Hawkeye Arena after its dual with Iowa State on Nov. 29 with one more tally in the win column. But as many members of the team would say, that single statistic isn’t wholly indicative...

Iowa defeats Maryland, drops match to Michigan State on Senior Night

KYLE MANN

November 30, 2014

Filed under Sports

The Iowa volleyball team had a pair of matches over the Thanksgiving break, defeating Maryland Nov. 26 and falling to Michigan State in the season finale Nov. 28. The match with the Terrapins was a five-set showdown, as Maryland...

Editorial: Release CIA interrogation report

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

November 30, 2014

Filed under Opinions

In the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the United States ramped up its intelligence-gathering methods to encompass a wider array of techniques, including the oft-maligned mass-surveillance programs, the backlash to which has...