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UISG officials support surcharge, tuition hike

KATHRYN STINSON

October 27, 2009

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UI Student Government President Michael Currie said he is aware that supporting the university’s proposal to increase tuition won’t be popular with the majority of the students. “I know it would be much better for us politically...

Grad students voice outrage over cuts

DANNY VALENTINE

October 27, 2009

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With chants and signs aimed at administrators in Jessup Hall, UI graduate students huddled on the Pentacrest Monday, decrying any plans to slash TA positions or hike tuition. Their solution: Cut top UI administrators’ six-figure...

International TAs could be hurt

SCOTT RAYNOR

October 27, 2009

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Margaret Mills has been losing sleep lately. As the chairwoman of the Asian and Slavic languages & literatures department, she said, she is worried about how budget cuts might affect her international teaching assistants. Foreign...

State cuts may hit financial aid

JOHN DOETKOTT

October 27, 2009

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Budget cuts could leave more than 350 UI students and 23,000 students statewide without part of their financial aid next semester. Under preliminary budget plans released by the governor’s office last week, roughly $6.6 mil...

Winning football boosts community as a whole

PARKER SMITH

October 27, 2009

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For a city that runs on football, the Hawkeyes’ 8-0 record is golden. Experts say the specific economic benefits of a highly ranked football program are unknown, but many say this year’s winning streak is catapulting the...

Sheriff’s reserves aid deputies at jail, in field

SHANE ERSLAND

October 27, 2009

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If wearing olive-green slacks several times a month doesn’t appeal to job-seekers, the Johnson County Sheriff’s Reserves staff is hoping some of their training tactics will. While most volunteer opportunities don’t include...

Wheels of justice grinding slowly

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

October 27, 2009

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Half of the students on campus during an alleged Hillcrest assault will have graduated by the time Abe Satterfield and Cedric Everson walk into the courtroom for their trial next April. Satterfield and Everson are charged with...

PAULA shouldn’t hurt Shipley, most agree

NICOLE KARLIS

October 27, 2009

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Though one candidate vying for the Iowa City City Council has a record of alcohol-related offenses, many agree it likely won’t have an impact on his candidacy. UI senior Jeff Shipley, also the UI Student Government liaison,...

Spotlight Iowa City: Facing off with icy responsibility

EVELYN LAU

October 27, 2009

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Austin Ladd has no regrets about becoming a Hawkeye, even though he had to sacrifice being in a state that loves hockey. The Southbury, Conn., native made the decision to move more than 1,000 miles away after watching his two...

Police look for home intruder

DI STAFF

October 27, 2009

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Police are searching for a suspect after a woman reported an intruder entering her residence on Monday. According to police, officers responded to the 1000 block of West Side Drive at around 3:40 a.m. after a female victim reported...

Hawks laud Stanzi

BRENDAN STILES

October 27, 2009

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What came as a pleasant shock to Iowa football fans didn’t surprise those closest to the action. Despite the Iowa defense making critical stops throughout the majority of the game last weekend at Michigan State, the Hawkeyes...

Rowers successful in Head of the Iowa

TRAVIS VARNER

October 27, 2009

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The Iowa rowing team dominated in its first home regatta since 2006, placing first in both the collegiate 4s and 8s at the Head of the Iowa on Sunday. The event attracted hundreds of screaming black-and-gold-clad fans, many of...