The Daily Iowan

Consultants help Iowa City diversity downtown

NICOLE KARLIS

April 12, 2010

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The Summit used to be a Lands’ End clothing store. A Hardee’s once served burgers where Brothers Bar & Grill sits. And a luggage shop occupied the site of what is now bring-your-own-food establishment Pints. But these...

Greek Week, at your service

JOSEPH BELK

April 12, 2010

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More than 2,000 Easter eggs dotted the Hubbard Park landscape on Sunday afternoon as local families lined up on the sidewalk. Dozens of children, their faces decorated in tiger stripes and Hawkeye-theme war paint, waited anxiously...

Loh contributes to national discussion of humanities graduate education

MORGAN OLSEN

April 12, 2010

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National higher-education experts are echoing concerns similar to those in the University of Iowa task force report on graduate education released earlier this semester. In what is being referred to as a “crisis,” humanities...

UI Powwow celebrates culture with song and dance

GRACE SAVIDES

April 12, 2010

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For Orriena Snyder, the University of Iowa Powwow is more than just another cultural event. The sophomore’s parents are UI alumni and attending powwows was an integral part of her upbringing. That’s what motivated Snyder...

Satterfield pleads to lesser charge, agrees to testify against Everson

SAM LANE

April 12, 2010

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Abe Satterfield, a former Hawkeye football player originally accused of second- and third-degree sexual abuse, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge on April 9 and will testify against former teammate Cedric Everson in connection...

Golden Ticket officially wins in uncontested UISG race

MICHELLE HILLENBRAND

April 12, 2010

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With one of the lowest turnouts in the past decade, the University of Iowa Student Government election results didn’t offer many surprises. Students elected unopposed junior John Rigby and junior Erica Hayes of the “Golden...

Spotlight Iowa City: At your service

MARLEEN LINARES

April 12, 2010

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Margaret Matthes wanted one thing: a clean yard. She had been thinking about it all day, since she woke up the morning of April 10. She hoped it wouldn’t rain. As an 82-year-old widow, Matthes said there is no way she could...

Federal funds to aid local flood projects

MITCHELL SCHMIDT

April 12, 2010

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Iowa City is set to receive $25 million in federal funding for several flood-prevention projects, including raising Dubuque Street in front of Mayflower Hall. City officials will use part of the funding for research and development...

Man charged with 2nd OWI after allegedly hitting cyclists

DI STAFF

April 12, 2010

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Iowa City police have alleged that a local man hit and injured two bicyclists with his car when he was drunk. Colton McMaster, 22, was charged April 9 with second-offense OWI. According to police reports, McMaster was stopped...

School Board to vote on lower tax increase

DI STAFF

April 12, 2010

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Iowa City School Board members are set to vote on a lower property tax increase than expected on Tuesday, said Superintendent Lane Plugge. District officials will recommend the board approve an increase of 3.52 percent, according...

2 student journalists honored

DI STAFF

April 12, 2010

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Two University of Iowa journalists were honored with Mark of Excellence awards at a Society of Professional Journalists luncheon in Omaha over the weekend. Daily Iowan reporter Danny Valentine received first place in newspaper...

Baseball takes series against Illinois

JORDAN GARRETSON

April 12, 2010

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Sunday’s game against Illinois didn’t begin the way Phil Schreiber had hoped. But the contest ended with a “W” next to his name. The sophomore righty allowed just two runs on five hits in eight innings of work, leading...