The Daily Iowan

Union Bar just safe with liquor license

NICOLE KARLIS

August 20, 2009

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The Union Bar was heading down the same path as fellow downtown bars Et Cetera and 3rd Base Sports Bar until a twist of fate last weekend. The Union, 121 E. College St., would have been the third bar that police recommended...

UI sees spike in foreign students

ZHANRAN ZHAO

August 20, 2009

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Yan Li found himself munching a sandwich among a group of largely undergraduate international students this week. A UI graduate student in actuarial science, he wasn’t technically supposed to be there. A friend had told him...

Burlington pedestrian bridge still closed

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

August 20, 2009

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Because its renovation work has been delayed, the Burlington Street pedestrian bridge will not carry people over Riverside Drive during the first two weeks of class. Instead, city officials have set up a temporary crosswalk...

Economy forces some to pass up Greek life

SAM LANE

August 20, 2009

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Beyond the hustle and bustle of this week’s UI Greek rush festivities is a lingering concern about sororities and fraternities. As the recession continues, students are reconsidering their involvement. Nationally, the number...

Remembering UI writer, artist

SHANE ERSLAND

August 20, 2009

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Though Kathleen “Kay” Burford’s professional accomplishments were significant, she is also remembered for the presence she and husband Byron Burford exuded on the UI and Iowa City social scene. “They were important to...

School officials prepare for H1N1

HOLLY HINES

August 20, 2009

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Faculty and students in Iowa City will likely encounter at least one H1N1 flu infection this school year, county health officials said. And some say UI research would play a positive role in addressing potential concerns. Iowa...

When officers aren’t in uniform

CHRIS CLARK

August 20, 2009

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Despite recent violent incidents involving Johnson County and Cedar Rapids plainclothes officers, authorities said that garb generally has a limited effect on how situations play out. Last month, Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputy...

Refugee resources limited in Iowa City

SCOTT RAYNOR

August 20, 2009

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Resources for refugees beyond basic resettlement have dwindled in recent years, forcing refugees to turn to families or publicly available programs. Johnson County has no local specific service provider for those fleeing their...

Quarterbacks: Stanzi rockets ahead

RYAN YOUNG

August 20, 2009

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If Iowa’s preseason quarterback derby could be compared to the 2008 Olympic 100-meter dash, Ricky Stanzi would be Usain Bolt. No, the 6-4 junior isn’t planning to ditch his playbook for a pair of track shoes anytime soon....

Video: Football Forum – Iowa Quarterbacks

DI SPORTS STAFF

August 20, 2009

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Purdue is our Big 10 football Pur-don’t

SCOTT MILLER

August 20, 2009

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After last season’s 4-8 campaign, former Purdue head coach Joe Tiller retired, riding off into the sunset with his fishing pole in hand and his Wyoming home in his sights. In his place remains Danny Hope, who came back to...

Field hockey looks to fix holes

JORDAN GARRETSON

August 20, 2009

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The Iowa field hockey team may have a new look, but expectations remain the same. Tracey Griesbaum enters the 2009 season with a 16-woman squad that includes eight freshmen and just three seniors — a significant drop-off in...