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Uber tries to drum up support

CORY PORTER

January 28, 2015

Filed under News

Uber, the ride-sharing company, has started enlisting interested Iowa City people to let city leaders know there is a demand for its services. Uber sent out emails to people who have opened the app within 20 kilometers of I...

30hop brings city vibe

NOELLE ALKHAWAJA

January 28, 2015

Filed under News

Each week, The Daily Iowan will provide an in-depth look at a local business. Approaching the doors of 30hop, one could certainly notice the large rooftop bar resting on top of the indoor seating. Dan Blum, a par...

Riverfront could undergo changes

HANNA BEARY

January 28, 2015

Filed under News

The Riverfront Restoration Project hosted a public forum Wednesday to début plans for an Iowa City riverfront park, potentially featuring wetlands, a safer dam, and a zip line. The city hosted a public forum regarding plans...

UI students advance in global entrepreneurial competition

BEN MARKS

January 28, 2015

Filed under News

The sixth-annual Hult Prize Foundation recently announced that a team of University of Iowa students has entered the regional finals of a social entrepreneurship startup competition. More than 20,000 applications were examined...

The Box Score: So far, so good for women’s hoops

RYAN RODRIGUEZ

January 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

After its gutsy overtime win against Nebraska on Monday night, the Iowa women’s basketball team has gathered a full head of steam leading up to this weekend’s road trip. At 7-1 in the conference, the Black and Gold are off...

Wrestlers not looking at rankings

JORDAN HANSEN

January 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

As No. 1 Iowa heads toward a matchup with No. 2 Minnesota, a large amount of interest has been put on individual rankings — by schools, fans, and the media. With that said, many of the wrestlers don’t put much stock in...

Numbers favor the Sooners

CHARLIE GREEN

January 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

With Sunday’s bout against No.1 Oklahoma and No. 7 Ohio State looming, Iowa men’s gymnastics faces the challenge of preparing for two of the top programs in the country. Across the board, Oklahoma has been leaps and bounds...

Track and field narrowing focus

COURTNEY BAUMANN

January 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Iowa track and field team is only two meets into the indoor season, but things are starting to fall into place. Numerous Hawkeyes earned top honors in 17 separate events in January, including two victories in the women’s...

Zordani ready to get back at if for Hawkeyes

JOSH HICKS

January 28, 2015

Filed under Sports

Katie Zordani became a Hawkeye in 2012. Now in her final season, and fully recovered after an off-the-court injury that left her with a dislocated elbow last spring, she is ready to amplify the summation of her already impressive...

Editorial: Invest more in K-12 education

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

January 28, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is just a year away from being the longest serving governor in U.S. history. Over the course of his six terms, overspending hasn’t been a problem. Fiscal conservativism has been the administration’s...

Clegg: Look out Netflix, here comes HBO

CHRIS CLEGG

January 28, 2015

Filed under Opinions

HBO is well-known among the masses of the world for defying the boundaries of modern television. From severing heads in “Game of Thrones” to record-breaking compression algorithms in “Silicon Valley,” the...

Korobov: Prison for rapping

MICHAEL KOROBOV

January 28, 2015

Filed under Opinions

It seems implausible that the creation of a music album could land a man in jail for life. Well maybe in North Korea, Burma, Turkmenistan, or Libya, but certainly not in the United States. In one of the more bizarre cases in...