Scotland declines independence

By Lindsey Drilling Lindsey-drilling@uiowa.edu Scotland voted yesterday in a historic referendum to remain a part of the United Kingdom. Voters turned out in record numbers to vote whether or not they wanted to become independent of the U.K. after 307 years of union. The side voting to not leave the U.K. had 54 percent of […]

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DI a Pacemaker finalist

The Daily Iowan was selected as one of eight finalists for the Newspaper Pacemaker award, the Associated Collegiate Press announced Sept. 16. This is the second year in a row that the DI has been nominated. The Pacemaker contest is awarded to several college newspapers based on general excellence from the previous year. Judges select Pacemakers based […]

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Week in Review: News you may have missed

Each Monday, The Daily Iowan will provide a recap of the prior week’s local news in brief. Here are five local and state news topics from this past week that you may have missed or want to read again:     Showtime comes for Mabin Spring ball was just around the corner as Greg Mabin walked into […]

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NEW: Sexual assault reported on campus

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety issued a timely warning to students, faculty, and staff this afternoon to report a sexual assault. On Saturday, Sept. 13, at the Iowa State v. Iowa football game, a non-student reported to University of Iowa police that she was touched inappropriately while in Kinnick Stadium during the […]

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‘The Bachelor’ star will meet and greet with fans on game day

This Saturday, fans of ABC hit show The Bachelor will have an opportunity to meet and greet with Chris Soules of Arlington, Iowa at Kinnick Stadium. Soules was made famous by his recent participation in the show The Bachelorette and is going to star as the Bachelor in the newest upcoming season of The Bachelor. He will […]

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UI officials announce sanctioning guidelines against sexual assault

University of Iowa President Sally Mason announced today that the UI has created the first-ever sanctioned guidelines to fight sexual assault on campus. In an email to students, faculty, and staff this morning, Mason wrote that these guidelines will help “send a clear message that violators will be held accountable for their behavior.” The guidelines, […]

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UI officials propose new dorm

University of Iowa officials have put in a proposal to the state Board of Regents construct a new 800-bed residence hall. According to documents released on Tuesday, the proposed Madison Street residence hall would be constructed west of the North Campus Parking Ramp on the site of the old Iowa City Water Plant. The facility, […]

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SCOPE announces co-headliner for Homecoming concert

SCOPE announced Wednesday that the Wallflowers will be a co-headliner for the University of Iowa’s Homecoming concert this year. The concert, which will be held on Oct. 10, will take place on the Pentacrest following the Homecoming Parade. SCOPE has yet to announce the other co-headliner. The performance for the Los Angeles band is free […]

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Two sexual assaults reported on UI campus

The University of Iowa Department of Public Safety released a trigger warning Tuesday afternoon to warn students of two reported sexual assaults. On Aug. 31, UI police received a report that a student was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance in a residence hall. UI police also received a report on Sept. 1 from a student […]

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Week in Review: News you may have missed

Each Monday, The Daily Iowan will provide a recap of the prior week’s local news in brief. Here are five local and state news topics from this past week that you may have missed or want to read again: UIHC ALS clinic gains awareness From University of Iowa President Sally Mason to the entire Daily Iowan staff to X-Men […]

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