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SoBar mulls future after 21-ordinance

MORGAN OLSEN

April 13, 2010

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While Iowa City bars prepare to go 21-only by summer, Students Organizing for Better Alcohol Responsibility plans to make some changes to prepare for next semester. SoBar, a group of University of Iowa students that emphasizes...

Networking essential in job hunt, experts say

ARIANA WITT

April 13, 2010

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Kate Albrecht has never tried to get a job through employment listings. Even when she was a student at the University of Iowa, she relied on networking to forward her career. Now, the 24-year-old, who graduated from the UI in...

Iranian-born best-selling author speaks at IMU

EMILY BUSSE

April 13, 2010

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At age 15, Reza Aslan read a roughly 1,000-page book on a dare. It was The Brothers Karamazov, and “the gigantic Russian tome” changed his life. “I just knew, instantly, this was what I wanted to do for the rest of my li...

Success requires diversity, candidate for UI office says

ADAM B SULLIVAN

April 13, 2010

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Instead of a broad, buzzword ideal, diversity in higher education should be a very real goal, said Georgina Dodge, a candidate to become the University of Iowa chief diversity officer. Dodge, who heads the Ohio State University Office of Mino...

On e-mail, committee discusses outsourcing

LISA BRAHM

April 13, 2010

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University of Iowa officials have assembled a new committee to begin discussions of outsourcing students’ campus e-mail accounts. The recommendation committee will host open forums beginning today and continuing throughout...

Spotlight Iowa City: Coming through the struggles

NORA HEATON

April 13, 2010

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UI senior Jordan Tivers would classify his childhood as “abnormal.” Ridden with what he said was a dysfunctional family situation, he remembers suffering from depression and anxiety for years, weighed down by his relationship...

Police report 2 robberies

DI STAFF

April 13, 2010

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Iowa City police responded to two robberies early Monday morning, but haven’t yet made an arrest in either. According to authorities, the first robbery occurred along the 1200 block of Gilbert Court. At midnight, a man reported...

Baseball rides pitching into Wisconsin-Milwaukee contest

J.T. BUGOS

April 13, 2010

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Nick Brown and Phil Schreiber both tossed eight-inning masterpieces over the weekend against Illinois, and the Iowa baseball team will try to carry some momentum into its game with Wisconsin-Milwaukee tonight. Brown allowed three...

Team unity big part of success for women’s tennis

JON FRANK

April 13, 2010

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The Hawkeyes on the women’s tennis team spend a lot of time together — on the court, in practice, and in their spare time — believing their closeness as teammates and friends gives them an edge on the court. Ranked No....

Zust’s ‘team first’ attitude leads to softball success

IAN MARTIN

April 13, 2010

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Iowa softball pitcher Amanda Zust believes what she says. During postgame interviews, the senior hurler gives credit to her defense, saying she was just giving her teammates an opportunity to win. She speaks in concise sentences...

Bulaga accepts invite to New York

DI STAFF

April 13, 2010

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Bryan Bulaga earned a trip to the Big Apple. The former Iowa offensive tackle was one of eight NFL draft prospects to accept invitations to next week’s 2010 NFL draft, which will take place inside Radio City Music Hall in New...

Brust re-opens recruiting search

DI STAFF

April 13, 2010

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For the second time in four days, the Iowa men’s basketball team had an incoming recruit ask for and be granted a release from his scholarship. On Monday, it was guard Ben Brust of Mundelein, Ill., who was granted a release...