The Daily Iowan

Community reacts to Mason’s leaving

NICK MOFFITT

January 19, 2015

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University of Iowa President Sally Mason will retire on Aug. 1, and while many have praised her for several of her noted accomplishments during her eight-year term as president, several UI officials and members of student government...

Locals remember MLK Jr. on and after his day

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

January 19, 2015

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Community members gathered on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to not just remember King’s birthday but to remind each other that racial and socioeconomic issues are still around today. Local residents hosted several event...

City Council to vote on cottage status

BILL COONEY

January 19, 2015

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The Iowa City City Council will consider landmark status Tuesday evening for the two remaining Dubuque Street cottages, and local officials are unsure about the possible outcome. “We’re required to hold a public meeting...

Rally backs South Dubuque cottages

CORY PORTER

January 19, 2015

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A crowd of around 20 people gathered the afternoon of Jan. 17 in front of Suzy’s Antiques & Gifts, 610 S. Dubuque St., to push for the preservation of the two remaining cottages on South Dubuque Street. “There...

UI hosts second International Welcome Night

CARLY MATTHEW

January 19, 2015

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On Monday, the University of Iowa hosted its second-ever International Welcome Night in an effort to integrate new international students, which has proved difficult after a rise in the international population over the pas...

What you may have missed over break

DI STAFF

January 19, 2015

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Governor nominates new regent Gov. Terry Branstad selected a new regent to fill a vacancy late in December 2014. Sherry Bates, 62, graduated from Iowa State University and worked as a social worker before retiring. She is from Scra...

Woodbury faces the criticism, or rather ignores it

JACOB SHEYKO

January 19, 2015

Filed under Sports

It’s perhaps the defining image of Adam Woodbury’s two and a half years at Iowa. In the second half of Iowa’s 85-67 throttling of Michigan last season, Woodbury received a pass on a fast break, reached back...

Iowa, Northern Iowa, Iowa State ranked

DANNY PAYNE

January 19, 2015

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For the first time ever, Iowa State, Northern Iowa, and Iowa are all ranked in the AP Top-25 poll for Division-I men’s college basketball. That is not a typo. The latest edition of the weekly poll was released Monday. The Cyclones...

Wrestling is perfect, but not

CODY GOODWIN

January 19, 2015

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Tom Brands knew he’d get fined if he answered the question honestly after top-ranked Iowa beat sixth-ranked Illinois, 25-12, on Jan. 16. His team won seven of 10 bouts in the dual, but Brands was continually in the referee’s...

Hawkeyes hit the long pool over long break

IAN MURPHY

January 19, 2015

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Every winter, the bulkheads in the middle of the pool in the Campus Recreation & Wellness Center are pushed back, turning two pools into one and more than doubling the length of the pool. Moving the bulkheads turns the pool...

Iowa women’s hoops coming back from successful break

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

January 19, 2015

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The Iowa women’s basketball team did everything but take a break over winter vacation. The past four weeks has been more than just a little bit eventful for the Black and Gold, with the start of Big Ten play, a rise and fall...

Iowa finishes fourth at Windy City Invitational

CHARLIE GREEN

January 19, 2015

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Iowa men’s gymnastics opened its season Jan. 17 with a fourth-place finish at the Windy City Invitational in Chicago. Illinois won the meet, while Big Ten powers Ohio State and Michigan rounded out the top three. Going...