The Daily Iowan

UI pumps up international recruiting

DANNY VALENTINE

November 13, 2009

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UI recruiters are a worldly bunch these days. In an effort to increase enrollment by 100 students per year for the next five years, officials are pitching the university to prospective students in more countries than before. Now...

UI policy could have consequences for off-campus drinking

KATHRYN STINSON

November 13, 2009

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Repercussions for the PAULA you get downtown may not be limited to city fines in the future. UI administrators are working to expand the university’s disciplinary authority to off-campus misconduct. “We know a great deal...

UISG tries wet tailgate

SAM LANE

November 13, 2009

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UI Student Government officials will put the phrase “drinking responsibly” to the test this weekend. Officials said they decided to serve beer at the event to show students it’s possible to drink with control. Student-organizations direc...

Johnson County spared the ax

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

November 13, 2009

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Employees at the Johnson County Courthouse were spared any layoffs, though judicial-branch staff statewide wasn’t so lucky. Chief Justice Marsha Ternus announced Thursday the department would cut more than 200 positions statewide....

VP search: Telling true stories

HOLLY HINES

November 13, 2009

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UI alumnus Jeff Iseminger described a scene of 76 trombonists parading through the campus and playing the “Iowa Fight Song” to draw people together. Iseminger, the final candidate for the position of vice president of Strategic...

Building community bridges

PARKER SMITH

November 13, 2009

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There weren’t enough chairs to go around at the Afro American Cultural Center forum on Thursday night. Students, professors, faculty, and citizens gathered around the living room of the center, enjoyed dinner, and discussed...

Sex Offender Registry redesigned

MARLEEN LINARES

November 13, 2009

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The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation’s recently redesigned Sex Offender Registry website is bringing more information to community members. The site now provides e-mail notifications when an offender moves into a neighborhood,...

The problem with pets

ASHLEY OERMAN

November 13, 2009

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Brittany’s cat is a violation. The UI junior lives in an apartment that does not allow animals — and if her landlord finds out, she could face a hefty fine. However, if she was forced to relocate her tiger-striped pet, she...

Spotlight Iowa City: Following a winding journey to art

TYLER LYON

November 13, 2009

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Exposure is key. It’s what UI senior Olivia Rendone believes about the world of art, at least. That’s why the 22-year-old worked with students at Tate High for her Honors project in the UI School of Art and Art History,...

Iowa seeks Rose Bowl berth

JON LINDER

November 13, 2009

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Few scenarios in sports can compare with what James Vandenberg will experience when he takes the field for Iowa on Saturday in Ohio Stadium. Never mind this will be the first start of his career, which will take place in one...

Two freshmen step into starting lineup

JORDAN GARRETSON

November 13, 2009

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Iowa women’s basketball head coach Lisa Bluder was excited about the potential of her freshman class. Never did she think she would have to rely upon it this quickly, though. With a bulging disc in sophomore Hannah Draxten’s...

Men’s basketball to host Texas-San Antonio

SCOTT MILLER

November 13, 2009

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Hosting Texas-San Antonio for the second-consecutive year, Iowa head coach Todd Lickliter’s men’s basketball team will officially tip off its season at 5:05 p.m. Nov. 15. The Hawkeyes participated in an exhibition game against...