The Daily Iowan

The Bedell Learning Laboratory turns 10

BEN MARKS

December 9, 2014

Filed under News

When it first opened its doors in 2004 as a space for entrepreneurs to meet and share ideas, the University of Iowa’s Bedell Entrepreneurship Learning Laboratory was among the first one of its kind nationwide. However...

Council nixes cottage hearing

NICK MOFFITT

December 9, 2014

Filed under News

The Iowa City City Council in a special session on Tuesday did not delay demolition of three 150-year-old cottages on South Dubuque Street. The council did not set a public hearing on the cottages on a 4-3 vote, with Mayor Matt...

District students continue to succeed

GRACE PATERAS

December 9, 2014

Filed under News

Students across the board in Iowa City continue to excel, ranking comparably high in the state, according to a report introduced to the School Board on Tuesday. The 2013-14 annual progress report was presented to the board members...

Challenge sparks winter biking

CORY PORTER

December 9, 2014

Filed under News

Come winter, the trip from the front door to the car is too frigid and grueling for many, but for participants of the Winter Warrior Challenge, it’s just another day for cycling. The University of Iowa Office of Sustainability...

Football ticket incentive programs to continue

KAITLIN DEWULF

December 9, 2014

Filed under News

As the University of Iowa football season winds down, with only a bowl game left on the schedule, officials seek to continue improving ticket sales. The Athletics Department is in the preliminary stages of discussions over programs...

New law degree moves forward

CHRIS HIGGINS

December 9, 2014

Filed under News

An impending new degree program from the University of Iowa College of Law, alternatively described by officials as “exciting” and “the wave of the future,” has drawn considerable interest. The state Board...

EPA delays fuel standard

CASSIDY RILEY

December 9, 2014

Filed under News

The EPA recently announced that the 2014 renewable-fuel standard won’t be finalized until 2015, which some say is a sign the pressure against lowering the standard is working. Since the Energy Independence and Security...

Iowa City Brown Bottle has closed

DI STAFF

December 9, 2014

Filed under News

Dave Landau, the owner of both Iowa City’s and North liberty’s Brown Bottles, confirmed that the Iowa City location, 115 E. Washington St., has closed. Sunday was its last day of operation. From this point on, the...

Iowa defeats Alcorn State, 67-44, despite shooting woes

JACOB SHEYKO

December 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

It’s not that there haven’t been meaningful games; it’s just the meaningful ones have been outnumbered by blowouts and games that were over before halftime. That was the case Tuesday night when Iowa defeated...

White rides on ‘free’ points

DANNY PAYNE

December 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

The way it started wasn’t anything new for Aaron White. Jarrod Uthoff got the offensive board, passed to White, who was fouled. Two shots, 2 points. The senior grabbed a defensive rebound roughly 30 seconds later and on the e...

The Box Score: TaxSlayer Bowl edition

DANNY PAYNE

December 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

Following a disappointing 7-5 regular season, the Iowa football team will close its season with the chance to match its win total from a year ago in the TaxSlayer Bowl on Jan. 2, 2015. The Hawkeyes will meet 6-6 Tennessee...

Iowa notebook: Dixon has the go sign

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

December 9, 2014

Filed under Sports

Iowa head women’s basketball coach Lisa Bluder met with the media on Tuesday heading in to her team’s clash Thursday against Iowa State in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. The Hawks are coming off a home win against Colorado...