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Dorms raise alcohol fines

CHRIS CLARK

August 21, 2009

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Undergrads, beware: A new policy for being near alcohol in the dorms could break the bank. Under the new rule, any student in a dorm room in which people are drinking alcohol could be fined up to $200 — a change from last year’s...

Welcome Week adds features

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

August 21, 2009

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Joel Wesselink, starting his second year at the UI, said he will make sure to stop by the UI Job Fair and Taste of Iowa City at this year’s Welcome Week. As a transfer student last year, he said, moving in and handling classes...

Smoking war continues

SAMANTHA HONKEN

August 21, 2009

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Smokers across campus are still adjusting to the smoke-free rules set in place last year, especially after UI police began issuing tickets for violating the policy last month. Police gave their first tickets on July 14 to two...

Support grows for Hawkeye-branded water tower

MOLLY BURKE

August 21, 2009

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Hawkeye fans pushing to see their favorite black and gold logo painted on the water tower near Kinnick Stadium will likely face barriers in making that a reality. More than 5,000 people have signed the petition “Paint the Tower”...

Free bus service to Coral Ridge Mall starts

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

August 21, 2009

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Students returning to Iowa City might now find the Coral Ridge Mall nearly as accessible as the Pedestrian Mall. UI students will be able to ride a Coralville Transit bus to Coral Ridge for free Thursday and Friday evenings during...

Iowa School for Deaf opens up its arms

SHANE ERSLAND

August 21, 2009

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Administrators at the Iowa School for the Deaf said they want to continue to accommodate students from other states until their classrooms are full. Located in Council Bluffs, the school has plenty of room for more students,...

Temp dorm living alive & well

KEVIN HOFFMAN

August 21, 2009

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Despite a $9 million residence-hall project, the UI is carrying on its tradition of placing dozens of freshmen in temporary housing at the start of the fall semester. The number of students in temporary housing is up from last...

New jail site sparks debate

SCOTT RAYNOR

August 21, 2009

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The Johnson County Board of Supervisors debated a proposed new site for a Johnson County Justice Center on Thursday — the building housing the Iowa City Press-Citizen. The area, which is for sale, would be a separate and much...

Main Library hits cutting edge

PARKER SMITH

August 21, 2009

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A new state-of-the-art center for digital research this summer moved into the Main Library’s first-floor Information Arcade. The UI’s Digital Library Services will oversee online resources created in partnership with Google. Eventually,...

Hawk running backs eager

JON LINDER

August 21, 2009

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Since Shonn Greene’s departure for the NFL last January, no position on Iowa’s roster has generated more questions, speculation, and general disquiet among the Hawkeye faithful than running back. The only certainty at this...

Video: Football Forum – Iowa running backs

DI SPORTS STAFF

August 21, 2009

Filed under Sports

Looking up for Hoosier football

RYAN YOUNG

August 21, 2009

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Undoubtedly, Big Ten football in the state of Indiana went from comfortably mediocre to taxingly abysmal last year — especially for Cream and Crimson fans, who suffered through a bowl-less 3-9 season in Bloomington. After opening...