The Daily Iowan

UI language departments merging to one division

ARIANA WITT

April 19, 2010

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The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is moving ahead with plans to create a single division for foreign languages. Officials plan to announce on Tuesday the committee of university employees who will ove...

UI, School District team up on alcohol discussion

GRACE SAVIDES

April 19, 2010

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University of Iowa officials tonight will expand their scope on alcohol education, hoping to engage local parents and other community members in an interactive discussion. The Partnership for Alcohol Safety, pairing with MECCA...

Grad students, restaurants join in Haiti fundraiser

MICHELLE HILLENBRAND

April 19, 2010

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Some University of Iowa graduate students are hoping to capitalize on hungry patrons in an effort to raise funds for relief efforts in Haiti, still reeling from the devastating earthquake that struck three months ago. Beginning...

Students putt for a cause

LISA BRAHM

April 19, 2010

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Pipes, doorknobs, and a gaping-mouth clown dotted the courtyard outside the University of Iowa Pappajohn Business Building on Sunday. UI students and community members navigated the obstacles, arranged on a makeshift nine-hole...

Spotlight Iowa City: A ‘person with a lot of dreams’

EMILY BUSSE

April 19, 2010

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Stopped at a Wendy’s to take break from a family road trip, Wade Bushman’s daughter complained about a stomachache. Bushman, a physician, jokingly told the 6-year-old to lie down on the red leather bench. But pressing on...

Ex-Hawk trial set

DI STAFF

April 19, 2010

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The trial has been set for a former Hawkeye football player charged with driving while barred and operating a motor vehicle without the owner’s consent, according to court documents. On March 5, Lee Roy Gray, 27, allegedly...

Student charged with theft

DI STAFF

April 19, 2010

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A University of Iowa student allegedly stole a computer from a university office, authorities said. Michael Lash, 21, 112 1/2 E. Washington St., was charged April 17 with second-degree theft, along with possession of a controlled...

UI slightly less of a party animal

DI STAFF

April 19, 2010

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The University of Iowa fell slightly to the last spot in Playboy’s annual Top 10 Party College rankings. Playboy calls Iowa City an “epic” party scene, noting that a historic football season last year “gave the Hawkeyes...

UISG elects speaker of Senate

DI STAFF

April 19, 2010

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In a meeting Sunday night, the University of Iowa Student Government voted to elect junior Hannah Lee as this term’s Speaker of the Senate. The next academic year will mark Lee’s fourth year of participation in UISG. She...

Tarpinian finds a home

BRENDAN STILES

April 19, 2010

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Jeff Tarpinian may not have been wearing a yellow jersey during the conclusion of football spring practice on April 17, but the Hawkeye considers himself a signal caller nonetheless. “You get to be the quarterback of the defense,”...

Track and field enjoys home meet over weekend

MATT SCHOMMER and MICHELE DANNO

April 19, 2010

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As the injuries mounted, the Iowa track and field team pushed on, earning several wins across the board over the weekend at Cretzmeyer Track. A few key Hawkeyes suffered tweaks and twists, and the damage remains to be seen. Jordan...

Men’s golf takes Finkbine tournament crown

JESSIE SMITH

April 19, 2010

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Home-course advantage proved kind to the Iowa men’s golf team at the 17th-annual Hawkeye Taylormade/Adidas Invitational on Sunday. The Hawkeyes roared through the three-round event to nab their 12th tournament crown and claim...