Today's Photos


Eugene Chung/The Daily Iowan
(From left) UI sophomore Ben Ertl, junior Brad Mensen, and junior Shaun Hudson hold signs to promote the Newman Catholic Student Center winter-clothing drive on Tuesday. Mensen had been outside since 7:30 a.m., and the drive ended around 6 p.m. The donated clothing will go to numerous shelters, they said.

Charlie Anderson/The Daily Iowan
Drew Dillon, 26, rests his hand on the table next to the notebook he started for National Novel Writing Month while speaking to other writers during a meet-up at Capanna/The Wedge on Tuesday.

Mohammed Alhadab/The Daily Iowan
Evelyn Cardenas sits in her West Liberty house on Monday. "It is unbelievable to think that losing your job could be a blessing," she said. "But for me, that is exactly what it has been."
Charlie Anderson/The Daily Iowa
UI junior Sukriti Nayar hands out flyers to students on the Pentacrest on Tuesday to promote the World Health Initiative's blood drive.
Ryan Miller/The Daily Iowan
Tom Markus will officially assume his position as city manager today. On Tuesday, Markus was busy doing press interviews in addition to attending a City Council meeting. Markus said he plans to ride along with a police patrol and spend time with the Fire Department, among other tasks, in his first weeks on the job.
Rob Johnson/ The Daily Iowan
Although the new T.I.L.E. room in MacLean Hall, as seen on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010, will include nearly 50 computers for students, it will also still keep the blackboards as a means for working equations. Many of the mathematics professors still prefer to work equations with the blackboards rather than more modern methods such as whiteboards or computers.
David Scrivner/The Daily Iowan
Alan DenBleyker explains an equation at Tuesday night's Basic Physics lab in Van Allen Hall. Blackboards first appeared in 1801. Despite recent upgrades in technology at the UI, numerous professors prefer the older boards as opposed to the whiteboards and SMART boards.
Charlie Anderson/The Daily Iowan
Mounds of sugar beet deicer lie in a facility near Gilbert Street on Tuesday. This is the first year the University of Iowa will use the deicer on university streets and sidewalks.


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