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‘Garden Club’ eases book-buying crush

SAMANTHA HONKEN

August 25, 2009

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For students, buying books means braving lines winding to the back of the stores, toting stacks of texts weighing slightly less than a German shepherd, and shelling out hundreds of dollars. It was more or less the same 30 years...

More $$ for fighting male violence

JOHN DOETKOTT

August 25, 2009

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While the Iowa City police step up patrols downtown in hopes of reducing violence in the area, UI graduate student Jerrod Koon says they may be missing the point. Koon, the coordinator of the UI Men’s Antiviolence Council,...

Shambaugh House going green

LAUREN MILLS

August 25, 2009

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The walls of Shambaugh House, which for years have contained noted authors from around the world and echoed their well-written words, are going green — very green. The plan started with a desire to repaint the century-old abode....

Bars have long road on licenses

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

August 25, 2009

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Two downtown bars have asked state officials to overturn the Iowa City City Council’s decision to deny their liquor licenses. Lynn Walding, the administrator of the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division, confirmed Et Cetera, 118...

UI brings information to developing nations

MARLEEN LINARES

August 25, 2009

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A pile of hundreds of bubble-wrapped computers lurks in the UI Communications Center waiting to be shipped away. Destination: Africa. For the UI-based Widernet Project, established in 2000, delivering more than $500,000 worth...

Museum’s temp home nearly ready

ERIN PETTIT

August 25, 2009

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Getting hundreds of pieces of art back on campus is a relief to those affected by the UI Arts Campus flooding during the summer of 2008. “It’s just like seeing old friends or family that you really care about,” said Kathleen...

Spotlight Iowa City: Above all, the music

RACHAEL LANDER

August 25, 2009

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All one needs to do is utter the word “opera” in front of UI music student Chaz’men Williams-Ali for his passion to become immediately visible. Williams-Ali spent most of his life in St. Louis with his mother and in California...

Moeaki hopes for full season

BRENDAN STILES

August 25, 2009

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In recent years, numerous tight ends have enjoyed success at Iowa. Past players such as Dallas Clark, Scott Chandler, and Brandon Myers were all drafted after playing for Hawkeye head man Kirk Ferentz. Senior tight end Tony Moeaki...

Video: Football Forum – Iowa tight ends

DI SPORTS STAFF

August 25, 2009

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Be sure to visit dailyiowan.com every day throughout the 2009 football season for The Daily Iowan Football Forum, an in-depth discussion among DI and Daily Iowan TV football reporters about the Iowa Hawkeyes. The daily videocasts...

Big Ten Preview: Badgers have an attitude

AMIE KIEHN

August 25, 2009

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Football season has yet to commence, but scary summer practice sessions have put the Wisconsin Badgers alarmingly close to a lackluster season. Initially, left tackle Gabe Carimi suffered what most suspected to be a season-ending...

Running past obstacles

MICHELE DANNO

August 25, 2009

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Shin splints, ligament tears, and sore tendons are some common leg issues that plague long-distance runners. But Iowa cross-country runner Hannah Roeder faced a more uncommon issue while training this summer — she was hit by...

Women’s golf adds aide

J.T. BUGOS

August 25, 2009

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The Iowa women’s golf team has a new assistant coach, and John Owens is ready to put a new spin on things in the program. Owens most recently coached at Troy University in Alabama. He started as a graduate assistant in 2007...