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Baghdad in the mist

KC MCGINNIS

December 10, 2014

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Yasir Mohsin is sitting up in bed. East light enters through the narrow window of his basement apartment across from Kinnick Stadium, where 70,000 fans gathered last weekend for the Iowa/Iowa State football game. On game days, Y...

IC sporting groups willing to help officials offset revenue funds

GRACE PATERAS

December 10, 2014

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Iowa City youth sporting group affiliates voiced concerns at an Iowa City Parks and Recreation commission meeting on Wednesday. Because of the property tax legislation passed in 2013, the Parks and Recreation Department is providing...

UI holds workshop on teaching about race

CORY PORTER

December 10, 2014

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In light of the recent wave of protests nationwide, concerning racism and police brutality, the University of Iowa’s College of Education hosted a panel Wednesday to offer educators tools to discuss these complicated and...

Gas prices lowest in four years

ALYSSA GUZMAN

December 10, 2014

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University of Iowa freshman Addison Mittelstaedt said she feels as if the recent low gas prices is “like a Christmas present” for all Iowans. Currently, gas prices are the lowest they have been in four years, which...

The UI Center for Human Rights celebrated the 66th anniversary of the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

DANIEL VALENTIN

December 10, 2014

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More than a dozen students and community members gathered at Old Brick on Wednesday evening to commemorate a more than 60-year-old document. Amy Weismann, the associate director of the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights,...

Waterstreet Coffee Bar turns one

BEN MARKS

December 10, 2014

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One year ago, on Dec. 10, 2013, the Waterstreet Coffee Bar opened in the Iowa River Landing. Owner Jenny Henningsen, a former accountant who had never run her own business before, said the initial experience was tiring. “It’s...

Hawks set to defend homecourt in shootout with Cyclones

KYLE MANN

December 10, 2014

Filed under Sports

Home, sweet home. When the No. 24 Iowa women’s basketball team collides with cross-state rival Iowa State today, it will do so from the position that has quite predictably determined the winner in recent history of the...

The Uhl project

JACOB SHEYKO

December 10, 2014

Filed under Sports

No matter what, the plan from the beginning was to play Dom Uhl. Iowa head coach Fran McCaffery understood there would be missteps. There always are with freshmen. There would be games when Uhl was out of rhythm, when he couldn’t...

New coach adds spark to throws program

COURTNEY BAUMANN

December 10, 2014

Filed under Sports

Coming into a new program as a young coach can be a daunting task, but Andrew Dubs, who is in his first year as throws coach for the Iowa track and field team, has handled it well so far. Since joining the Hawkeye staff, Dubs...

Hawkeyes go platinum with records

IAN MURPHY

December 10, 2014

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Records fell last weekend at the Hawkeye Invitational, and they fell in abundance. The Hawkeyes set four records in the pool over the weekend, three on Dec. 6, and another in the diving well. Grant Betulius set the 100_backstroke...

Editorial: CIA’s actions morally reprehensible

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

December 10, 2014

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On Dec. 1, the Daily Iowan Editorial Board urged the CIA to release an internal report on “enhanced interrogation techniques” and the conduct of its agents. On Tuesday, the Senate Intelligence Committee release...

Manfull: Removal of KKK statue misguided

ERIN MANFULL

December 10, 2014

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It seems I’ve been paying a lot of attention in my Media Law class this semester because the second a 7-foot tall Ku Klux Klan statue was erected and than hastily removed from the Pentacrest, I believed there was a violation...