The Daily Iowan

City may limit bar numbers

CHRIS CLARK

April 13, 2009

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Side by side at some points, bars pack the downtown area. And the Iowa City Planning and Zoning Commission will soon hear from a pair of experts on how that arrangement relates to what some describe as a local overconsumption...

UISG campaigns don’t miss downtown bars

TESSA McLEAN

April 13, 2009

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It’s hard to miss the bright orange, electric blue, and white T-shirts permeating every corner of campus during this year’s UI Student Government campaigns. As the university strives to combat excessive drinking among students,...

UISG voting polls now open on ISIS

MICHELE DANNO

April 13, 2009

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With polls opening early this morning, students can now vote for their chosen UI Student Government party. All UI undergraduate students are able to cast their votes on ISIS until 5 p.m. Tuesday. The three parties — Go Party,...

New Shelter House still in future tense, officials say

ANNA LOTHSON

April 13, 2009

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Without a job or steady income, Donna Austin and her four children were forced from Chicago to Iowa City. For a month now, they’ve lived in the Shelter House, uncertain of anything beyond today. But Austin said she’s lucky...

Know your campus: A Hawkeye icon for 80 years

TESSA McLEAN

April 13, 2009

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It is a symbol of Hawkeye pride, and this year Kinnick Stadium is getting a makeover in its 80th year on campus. Kinnick Stadium was named after 1939 Heisman Trophy winner Nile Kinnick, and it has a capacity of 70,585. The stadium...

Changing fields: ‘Sustainability’ is the word

MEGAN DIAL

April 13, 2009

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The future of engineering is changing directions, and the interests of UI students are expanding to encompass environmental awareness. Dean of the College of Engineering P. Barry Butler said renewable energy is taking off in...

Powwow makes a comeback

SHANE ERSLAND

April 13, 2009

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Thunderous drum beats, raging chants, and wild screaming filled the IMU Main Lounge April 11 as roughly 250 American Indian dancers competed to show their ancestral pride. The dance and drum competitions were a part of UI Powwow,...

Iowa City School District eyes many cuts

CLARK CAHILL

April 13, 2009

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Iowa City School District officials will recommend more cuts that could reduce spending by up to $2.4 million, Superintendent Lane Plugge said on April 10. One of the recommended cuts is to freeze district and building administrators’...

Bleam team mostly happy with accomplishments

MICHELE DANNO

April 13, 2009

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Around this time last year, neon green-clad VIP Party supporters touted the promise of action over talk during their UI Student Government campaign. One year after the VIP Party won the student election, UISG President Maison...

Police Blotter (weekend)

DI STAFF

April 13, 2009

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Kehoe defense wants no-contact order modified Michelle Kehoe wants to change part of her no-contact order so she can communicate with her husband, Eugene Kehoe. Michelle Kehoe’s defense filed a motion April 9 to modify the ...

Baseball loses again

JEFF PAWOLA

April 13, 2009

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The Iowa baseball team lost its seventh-consecutive game Sunday, falling, 8-4, to Indiana at Banks Field. The loss came as a result of six wild pitches, one passed ball, and nine free passes — three of which were hit batters. “[Passed...

Women’s tennis drops 2

ROBBIE LEHMAN

April 13, 2009

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With the temperature hovering above 50 degrees and the sun shining, things were looking up as the Iowa women’s tennis team headed to the outdoor courts for the first time this spring. The Hawkeyes hoped to channel that energy...