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UI wants athletes to back 21-ordinance

EVELYN LAU

April 9, 2010

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University of Iowa officials may look to student-athletes as the next voices to endorse the newly passed 21-ordinance. During a meeting with the Presidential Committee on Athletics Thursday, Provost Wallace Loh brought up the...

UI to raze Hawkeye Court in next five years

ARIANA WITT

April 9, 2010

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Moussa Fall’s dimly lit, two-bedroom apartment is a cramped space. Boxes from the post office sit on his couch, and his students’ assignments are piled on top of a tiny wooden desk next to canned food. The University of Iowa...

School Board decides to hear more public input

HOLLY HINES

April 9, 2010

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The public needs more time to weigh in on an additional plan to redistrict Iowa City schools, School Board members decided Thursday. The board agreed to host another public forum on May 4 to solicit input on a last-minute scenario...

10,000 Hours show also brings hours of work

MARLEEN LINARES

April 9, 2010

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A subcommittee of seven University of Iowa students spent 30 minutes attempting to complete details for decorations, catering, and pre-party invitations. Four other students debated the design of concert invitations and thank-you...

City hopes for Commerce funds for flood recovery

GRACE SAVIDES

April 9, 2010

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Iowa City officials are hopeful that a visit from U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke today could mean more funding for flood-recovery projects. Locke will announce new Commerce Department investments, which will be distributed...

Spotlight Iowa City: UI’s $12 million man

JOSEPH BELK

April 9, 2010

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Sporting a crisp gray suit and tie, Karim Abdel-Malek- could be mistaken for a bank executive, perhaps a lawyer. The clothes might be fitting. The director of the University of Iowa Center for Computer-Aided Design has a particular...

UI visiting scholar and Kyrgyz hopes for best

REGINA ZILBERMINTS

April 9, 2010

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Five years ago, Asylbek Zhoodonbekov stood in front of government buildings in Kyrgyzstan and demanded change. It didn’t come. In fact, it got worse. “I really hoped but was disappointed,” the University of Iowa visiting...

Man charged with burglary, robbery

DI STAFF

April 9, 2010

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Coralville police arrested a man for allegedly attacking a man and attempting to steal his wallet. Yshan Rogers, 18, address unknown, was charged Tuesday with first-degree burglary and second-degree robbery. According to police...

Perry to serve as Englert’s exec director

DI STAFF

April 9, 2010

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The Englert Theatre has appointed Mission Creek Festival founder Andre Perry as its new executive director. Perry, a Princeton University graduate, will continue to serve as president and primary programmer for the Mission Creek...

Siena’s Francis tabbed as McCaffery assistant

BRENDAN STILES

April 9, 2010

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One of the three available assistant coaching positions on Fran McCaffery’s staff was filled on Thursday. Ten days after McCaffery was introduced as Iowa’s new men’s basketball coach, Andrew Francis has been named to one...

Baseball hosts Illinois in three-game set

J.T. BUGOS

April 9, 2010

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Two midweek games were canceled earlier this week, but the Iowa baseball team may have benefited more from unexpected practice than suiting up for games. On Tuesday, Iowa was scheduled to play Western Illinois for the fourth...

Lady golfers back in action

JESSIE SMITH

April 9, 2010

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After over three weeks off, the Iowa women’s golf team is ready to hit the links at this weekend’s Indiana Invitational. Three of the five Hawkeyes traveling to this year’s Bloomington event participated in the 2009 competition,...