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JOSHUA HOUSING

January 21, 2015

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I still recall being a young elementary student at a public school on the South Side of Chicago, entering the gym, and seeing the sign hanging above the door: “Black men are an endangered species.” In order to enter...

UI considering a Korean minor

ALYSSA GUZMAN

January 21, 2015

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Due to the recent partnership of the King Sejong Institute and the Ewha Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea, the University of Iowa has been able to expand its Korean language and culture programs. Though a Korean...

Uber holding back from coming to Iowa City

CORY PORTER

January 21, 2015

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Revisions to taxi ordinance allowing such companies as Uber are one step closer to becoming a reality in Iowa City, but Uber isn’t happy with the revisions. “It’s clear the City Council doesn’t understand...

Regents discuss presidential search

BEN MARKS

January 21, 2015

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With University of Iowa President Sally Mason having announced her impending retirement, the state Board of Regents will begin to search for a new president with some ideas about the person the group wants to hire. At a meeting...

Two flood projects near completion

EFE AYANRUOH

January 21, 2015

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The flood-recovery projects for two University of Iowa buildings affected by the 2008 flood, the IMU and Mayflower Hall, are nearing completion. The two buildings are part of the flood projects across campus and have been undergoing...

Gilman takes pride in pushing the pace

CODY GOODWIN

January 21, 2015

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Midway through Iowa’s 25-12 win over Illinois on Jan. 16, a disturbingly bad smell settled down underneath Carver-Hawkeye Arena. We’re talking absolutely putrid, like a toilet backed up or a sewage pipe busted. It...

Expect to see plenty of Bethany Doolittle against Michigan

KYLE MANN

January 21, 2015

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There was a time when this would have gone without saying, but Hawkeye fans will see a lot of Bethany Doolittle on Thursday night. The senior, who led the team in scoring a season ago (14.2 points per game and 55 percent from...

The Box Score: Inside Iowa basketball statistics

JACOB SHEYKO

January 21, 2015

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Six games into the Big Ten season, and Iowa has defeated a ranked team on the road, blown a sizable halftime lead to a team it has only defeated one time during head coach Fran McCaffery’s tenure, suffered a deflating loss to...

Small numbers both bad and good for Hawkeyes

COURTNEY BAUMANN

January 21, 2015

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Out of a roster of 94 people, four athletes — one male and three female — are listed as high jumpers, while just one is listed as a pole-vaulter on the women’s side. Although the small number of athletes can provide...

Men’s gymnastics turns attention to mental focus

CHARLIE GREEN

January 21, 2015

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After finishing fourth at the Windy City Invitational on Jan. 17, the focus for Iowa men’s gymnastics centers on a sharper mental readiness. “We’re entering the season as a much better team than we’ve...

Nagel passes away

DI STAFF

January 21, 2015

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Former Iowa head football coach Ray Nagel has passed away. He was 87. Nagel served as Iowa’s head coach for five seasons, beginning in 1966 and ending in 1970. He was named head coach on Dec. 11, 1965, at the age of 38. His...

Editorial: Assert military presence in Ukraine

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

January 21, 2015

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Eastern Europe teeters on the brink of war.  Fighting in Eastern Ukraine has cost nearly 5,000 lives since April, 2014. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko denounced Russia on Wednesday, accusing Russia of sending 9,000...