The Daily Iowan

AIB athletes stand in meeting

NICHOLAS MOFFITT

February 9, 2015

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DES MOINES — Since the announcement of AIB College of Business’s gift to the University of Iowa, 15 of the baseball team’s 42 players have left the roster. “We’re like a family, we fight like brother...

AIB move raises concerns

REBECCA MORIN

February 9, 2015

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DES MOINES — Iowa legislators still have questions on the conversion of AIB College of Business into a Regional Regents Center to be owned and operated by the University of Iowa. UI President Sally Mason and Chris Costa, the...

Bringing physical education back to universities

BRENDAN MCGEE

February 9, 2015

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Conflicting beliefs about physical-education requirements linger on campus to this day. The University of Iowa shed its physical-education requirement in the 1990s. A few years ago, such classes stopped fulfilling any general-education...

City approves changes to taxi ordinance

BILL COONEY

February 9, 2015

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The Iowa City City Council voted 7-0 in favor of new taxi guidelines for both metered taxicab services and networked ridesharing companies. The items aim to address safety issues with taxi service in Iowa City. “The...

City Council votes against landmark designation for Dubuque Street cottages

BILL COONEY

February 9, 2015

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The Iowa City City Council voted 4-3 on Monday against giving the Dubuque Street cottages local historic-landmark status. “These cottages are worthy of preservation, but I don’t think forcing preservation under these...

Composting program hits it big

ALYSSA GUZMAN

February 9, 2015

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A project started by the Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center started off gathering 30 tons of food waste to be composted, and it has since upped its numbers to composting 400 tons of food waste in 2014. Since 2007, the Landfill...

Town-hall meeting to gather input on UI presidential search

CHRIS HIGGINS

February 9, 2015

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The University of Iowa scheduled public forums for next week to gather input in the search to find a replacement for President Sally Mason. A campus and community town-hall meeting will be Feb. 16 from noon-1 p.m. in the IMU...

Confusing farm bill troubles farmers

AARON WALKER

February 9, 2015

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A complicated farm bill has left Iowa farmers with confusion over what’s best for their crops. A year after Congress reauthorized the farm bill, farmers are faced with a March 31 deadline to decide which programs provided...

A theme-based school may be in the School District’s future

GRACE PATERAS

February 9, 2015

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Local school officials will soon discuss the possibility of a new theme-based school in the area. The Iowa City School Board will talk about plans to open a magnet school in the district at today’s board meeting, according...

UI sees increase in distance education

BRENDAN MAGEE

February 9, 2015

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More students are taking courses without ever stepping foot on campus. The University of Iowa has seen an increase in students pursuing distance education. It currently offers 16 different degree programs through distance education....

Gesell’s play improves despite injury

JACOB SHEYKO

February 9, 2015

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Limited. Restricted. Incomplete. These are words we should be using to describe Iowa guard Mike Gesell’s play after he hyperextended his right elbow in a practice nearly two weeks ago. Instead, words and phrases such as ...

Penn State provides Iowa with a “gut check”

CODY GOODWIN

February 9, 2015

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Bobby Telford did not mince his words. After the top-ranked Iowa wrestling team’s 18-12 win over No. 6 Penn State on Sunday, a somewhat disappointing result for the Black and Gold despite another tough win on the road, he...