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UISG creates tuition panel

KATHRYN STINSON

October 7, 2009

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UI Student Government officials moved closer to trying to keep tuition low for UI students at a meeting Tuesday night. The Senate approved creating a Legislative Tuition Task Force, though not before some contentious discussion...

Many UI student veterans still waiting for tuition assistance

SHANE ERSLAND

October 7, 2009

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Nearly two months into the fall semester, many student veterans have yet to see promised funds that would enable them to pay their tuition. Only a third of the roughly 60 UI students who applied for the Post-9/11 GI Bill have...

Tippie makes a grilling

LAUREN MILLS

October 7, 2009

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The Tippie School of Business has a new Grill Master. The prestigious title and Golden Spatula that accompanies it now belong to Kevin Felker, a lecturer in management sciences. The Second Faculty Grill-Off is run by Delta Sigma...

Spotlight Iowa City: Needlework as high art

CHRIS CURTLAND

October 7, 2009

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With bumblebees on their ring fingers, a happy couple walked out of Nemesis Studio about a year ago. But the tattoos weren’t just symbolic — an official ordained minister inked them while simultaneously reading their vows. Matthew...

Board ponders possible conflicts of interest

DI STAFF

October 7, 2009

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Iowa City School Board members said they may seek guidance from the Iowa Attorney General’s Office regarding possible conflict-of-interest issues. At the School Board’s retreat, members discussed newly elected member Sarah...

Council OKs loitering ordinance

DI STAFF

October 7, 2009

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The Iowa City City Council, on a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, passed the loitering ordinance. The ordinance will go into effect Oct. 16. It will carry a $50 fine for people who congregate in large groups and obstruct traffic. The...

Judge orders UI to turn over Hillcrest-assault documents

DI STAFF

October 7, 2009

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A local judge ordered the UI to turn over more than 1,100 documents related to a sexual-assault investigation involving two former Hawkeye football players. Sixth District Judge Douglas Russell decided on Oct. 2 the UI has 14...

Attempted-murder trial delayed

DI STAFF

October 7, 2009

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The trial of an Iowa City man accused of attempted murder has been delayed. Gregory Phillips, 55, is now scheduled to go to trial Feb. 8, 2010. His pretrial conference will be Jan. 28, 2010. Phillips’s trial was supposed to...

UI may lose more funds

DI STAFF

October 7, 2009

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The UI could potentially see a 1 to 5 percent reversion in its budget, Faculty Council officials said. At the Faculty Council meeting Tuesday, David Drake, thepresident of the Faculty Senate, addressed the budget, noting that...

Ferentz concerned about Michigan’s Forcier

SCOTT MILLER

October 7, 2009

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Note to Tate Forcier: You’ve caught Kirk Ferentz’s attention in a big way. Calling Forcier unusual, impressive, and “really good,” the 11-year Iowa head coach seemingly spent more time talking about Michigan’s true...

Commentary: Game day routine needs overhaul

JON LINDER

October 7, 2009

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No place on Earth is more special to me than Kinnick Stadium. Raised to love the Black and Gold, I’ve seen my fair share of Iowa football games over the past 20 years. I’ve seen Tim Dwight change the dynamic of a game. I’ve...

Rodriguez likes Iowa ‘D’

BRENDAN STILES

October 7, 2009

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When the Michigan Wolverines come to Kinnick Stadium on Saturday night, they’ll enter on a down note. In September, Michigan wasn’t flawless but advanced through the month unscathed with a 4-0 mark. However, the Wolverines...