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Soccer lover kicks cancer

STACEY MURRAY

February 4, 2015

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Nolan Hicks loves soccer. It’s the first thing he says about himself. He doesn’t mention much about school, or video games, or the cancer he once battled. But Nolan will talk about Lionel Messi, the Argentine ...

AIB athletes try to get answers from Regents

CARLY MATTHEW

February 4, 2015

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CEDAR FALLS — At the state Board of Regents meeting on Wednesday in Cedar Falls, almost one dozen AIB College of Business athletes attended to make a statement. The gift of AIB to the University of Iowa was not announced until...

Keeping the morale dancing

MITCH MCANDREW

February 4, 2015

Filed under News

It’s hour No. 15. Legs are sore, eyes are heavy, energy is low, yet nine long hours remain. Enter the University of Iowa Dance Marathon’s morale  captains. “If I’m dancing my heart out with a smil...

Committee talks changes for county

BENJAMIN TOWAR

February 4, 2015

Filed under News

Courthouse security was once again on the minds of the members of the Johnson County Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee when they met Wednesday. The committee consists of several representatives from Iowa City, North Liberty,...

UI and ISU business analytics program referred to Regents

DI STAFF

February 4, 2015

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The University of Iowa and Iowa State University proposed plans to add master’s degrees in business analytics to the Board of Regents Education and Student Affairs Committee. The committee recommended the proposal to be taken...

Solon man accused of first-degree theft

DI STAFF

February 4, 2015

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Authorities have accused a Solon man of stealing a trailer. Virgil Olney, 40, was charged with first-degree theft on Jan. 17. According to online court documents, Olney reportedly admitted to his son stealing a person’s trailer....

Iowa finding learning moments in losses as it heads to Michigan

JACOB SHEYKO

February 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

In the span of 11 days, Iowa went from being ranked for the first time this season to being unranked with three-straight losses. One could think that Iowa’s recent three-game skid would have taken a toll on the Hawkeyes,...

Notebook: Ferentz "enthused" with 2015 class

DANNY PAYNE

February 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Kirk Ferentz apologized for his tardiness as he got settled behind the microphone at the Feller Club Room in Carver-Hawkeye Arena. Before he got into the specifics of his latest class of recruits — all 21 of whom are either...

Dziewa knows it’s go time

CODY GOODWIN

February 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Sometimes, when he needs to clear his head and remind himself of what’s important, Josh Dziewa will turn off his TV and lie in his bed. Once there, he closes his eyes and pictures himself wrestling hard for seven whole minutes. “A...

Hawkeyes taking aim at nation’s leading scorer

KYLE MANN

February 4, 2015

Filed under Sports

Big Ten second-place Iowa women’s basketball is scheduled to host Ohio State tonight with an opportunity to distance itself from the rest of the pack in the Big Ten. Iowa (17-4, 8-2 Big Ten) all but bid farewell to a first-place...

Editorial: More military spending needed

DI EDITORIAL BOARD

February 4, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Despite the number of recent headlines on the terrorist group ISIS, it has become increasingly on the defensive. In fact, things are looking generally positive in Iraq. The Iraqi army is reforming, air strikes have severely damaged...

Korobov: Terrorist education

MICHAEL KOROBOV

February 4, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Hell has been described as a place where there is no reason. If true, certain universities in Illinois may have reached that point. We all know that places of higher learning such as universities have admission standards for...