The Daily Iowan

Temporary shelter helps homeless

BEN MARKS

January 27, 2015

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Officials say the Iowa City winter emergency shelter has largely been a success so far since opening three and a half weeks ago. “It’s been pretty quiet and uneventful,” said Crissy Canganelli, the executive d...

Dance Marathon headliners have local ties

AARON WALKER

January 27, 2015

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Former “Saturday Night Live” star and standup comic Brooks Wheelan, a University of Iowa alumnus, will share the stage with dance-pop performer Kevin Valentine to headline this year’s Dance Marathon’s Big...

Dance Marathon Alumni stay connected

ALEKSANDRA VUJICIC

January 27, 2015

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Next week, the IMU Main Ballroom will be covered in lime green, filled with dancers eager to stay energized for 24 hours straight. At the same time, another group of people will experience this journey along with them, but they...

UISG talks election reform

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

January 27, 2015

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Election reform was a particularly prevalent topic at the first Univeirsty of Iowa Student Government meeting of the semester. “We 100 percent need election reform,” said UISG President Patrick Bartoski during the...

School board talks new High School

HANNA BEARY

January 27, 2015

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The consequences of the supplemental state aid bill passed through State House of Representatives were at the height of discussion in the Iowa City School Board meeting Tuesday. Board Member Patti Fields is hopeful the recommended...

Expanded housing future unclear

CARLY MATTHEW

January 27, 2015

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University of Iowa students stuck in expanded housing have found an early exit this year, but university housing isn’t in the clear yet. Officials are unsure what effects larger freshman classes, the opening of Petersen...

UI Hillel Foundation reflects on Auschwitz 70th anniversary

BEN TOWAR

January 27, 2015

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Seventy years ago, the Soviet Red Army followed train tracks to the brick gates of Auschwitz-Birkenau, where an estimated 1.1 million Jews, Romanis, and other people deemed to be “undesirables” by Nazi Germany were...

UI Faculty Council react to Regent President Rastetter’s challenge

BRENDAN MAGEE

January 27, 2015

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At Tuesday’s Faculty Council meeting, many members felt a recent challenge from the state Board of Regents was a slight to the university. “Is this in vain of U.S. News Report?” was one of the questions posed...

Dixon sniping Hawkeyes to Big Ten contention

KYLE MANN

January 27, 2015

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Entering the 2014-15 campaign, the Iowa women’s basketball team knew it had a perfect storm brewing. There was Sam Logic, the do-it-all All-American point guard. Ally Disterhoft was coming off as impressive of a freshman...

Wrestling Notebook: Sorensen wins Big Ten Wrestler of the Week honors

JORDAN HANSEN

January 27, 2015

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For the second time this season, Iowa’s 149-pounder Brandon Sorensen was awarded Big Ten Wrestler of the Week honors. However, the award isn’t exactly the highest goal Sorensen has set for himself this season. “These...

The Box Score: Inside men’s basketball statistics

JACOB SHEYKO

January 27, 2015

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Time will tell whether Iowa’s recent two-game losing streak is a sign of what’s to come from the 13-7 Hawkeyes or merely an aberration. What is known is through the first seven games of the Big Ten season, Iowa’s style...

Iowa’s Grothus weighs options

CODY GOODWIN

January 27, 2015

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Last week, after Brandon Sorensen beat defending NCAA Champion Jason Tsirtsis during the Hawkeyes’ thrashing of Northwestern, Iowa coach Tom Brands raised some eyebrows when he said Brody Grothus has “a couple different...