Hawkeye football: Ferentz announces new coaches

Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz addressed the media Friday afternoon in order to state new changes being made in the Hawkeye coaching staff. Jim Reid and Bobby Kennedy were each hired last week to help fill the needs the departures of defensive backs coach Darrel Wilson, and wide receivers coach Erik Campbell created. Reid […]

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Op-Ed: Johnson County Sheriff responds to gun permit information sharing

The recent article by the Des Moines Register paints the picture that the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is soliciting information from the University of Iowa Police in reference to students who apply for gun permits and what kind of grades they get. While we do acknowledge we have U of I students sign a broad […]

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Women’s basketball: Hawkeyes ready for Nebraska round two

Bluder’s Bunch is prepared to earn its 8th top-25 win this season By Matt Cabel matthew-cabel@uiowa.edu Almost two weeks have passed since the Iowa women’s basketball team lost to Nebraska by one point. In that period of time, one thing has changed that favors the Black and Gold: the Cornhuskers are now ranked. Earning that […]

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UI College of Law to house Center for Human Rights

The University of Iowa College of Law will now host the UI Center for Human Rights, according to an announcement today. In September 2012, leaders of the center announced that the center would be closed down this summer due to funding issues. Approximately, three months later students protested the decision on the east side of […]

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Local woman accused of attempted murder

A local woman has been accused of attempted murder after allegedly stabbing a victim. According to an Iowa City police press release, on Monday morning police officials responded to the Red Pepper Grill, 517 S. Riverside Dr., for a reported assault. When police officials arrived on scene, they determined an adult female victim came to […]

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Men’s basketball, Iowa-Minnesota: Hawkeyes storm back to lead, 34-29, at half

Head coach Fran McCaffery’s squad didn’t get off to the kind of start Iowa fans were hoping for this afternoon. The Hawkeyes fell into a 23-8 deficit, but went on a 12-0 run to close the gap and carried that momentum through the rest of the half to hold a 34-29 lead in the locker […]

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Wrestling: Evans, Ramos lead the No. 2 Hawkeyes to a 31-6 win over No. 15 Edinboro on Senior Night

By Cody Goodwin cody-goodwin@uiowa.edu Mike Evans was noticeably frustrated with five seconds remaining in his 174-pound bout with Edinboro’s Patrick Jennings. The scoreboard showed no reason for him to be upset — Evans was leading 15-2 with a riding-time point in the bag. He was going to handily win the match. The on-mat escapades told […]

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Former UI student charged with sexual abuse sentenced to prison term of no more than 10 years

Evan Pfeifer, 20, who was found guilty on Nov. 30 of third-degree sexual abuse was sentenced today to a prison term not to exceed ten years. Pfeifer was accused of sexually assaulting a woman on the west side of the Pentacrest on the early morning of Oct. 3, 2010. The victim testified that she was […]

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Iowa City Fire Chief announces retirement

Iowa City Fire Chief Andy Rocca announced Friday he’ll be retiring from the fire department on May 13. According to a city press release, Rocca, an Iowa City native, joined the Iowa City Fire Department in 1978. He was named Fire Chief in 1996. As Fire Chief, Rocca currently oversees a 65-member department, and all […]

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Man charged as accessory in 2009 slaying of Iowa City landlord will not serve additional jail time

Charles Thompson will not serve any additional time in jail for his involvement in the 2009 slaying of Iowa City landlord John Versypt. Thompson, 20, was charged with accessory after the fact, an aggravated misdemeanor. According to a written entry of judgment submitted Thursday, the former Iowa City resident was sentenced to no more than […]

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